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Health minister accuses media of ‘misreporting’ as Thar deaths top 100

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As the death toll from malnutrition in draught-hit Tharparkar topped 100, Sindh Health Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar said on Monday the media was ‘misreporting’ the number of children’s deaths in the high arid district. Official estimates put the death toll around 112, with over 100 deaths reported in January alone, but Dahar maintained that the […]

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On media report: Nisar takes notice of fake death certificate

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ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has taken serious notice of a media report which stated that a candidate for local government (LG) polls – who belongs to Kot Momin, a town in Sargodha district, Punjab – was declared as ‘deceased’ as per the record of the National Database Regulatory Authority (Nadra). Chaudhry Nisar […]

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The myth of healthcare: SC expresses dissatisfaction with health facilities in Sindh

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KARACHI: Dissatisfied with the Sindh government’s report on efforts to prevent infants’ deaths in the drought-hit Tharparkar district, the Supreme Court (SC) called on Thursday complete details about the availability of medicines at government-run hospitals across the province. A three-member bench, headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim, was conducting suomotu proceedings regarding the deaths since […]

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Media reports on commission misleading, says Javed Iqbal

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ISLAMABAD: Justice (R) Javed Iqbal, head of the Abbottabad Commission which probed the US raid on May 2, 2011 in which Osama bin Laden was killed, has refuted foreign media reports on the commission report. Talking to a private TV channel, Javed Iqbal said the news circulating in foreign media regarding the Abbottabad Commission report […]

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Digital media report launched

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ISLAMABAD: A report on mapping digital media on Friday documented ups and downs the Pakistani media faced in the last decade when it grew from one State run TV channel to over 100 today. Launched by the Open Society Foundation in collaboration with a local NGO, Mishal, the report titled Mapping Digital Media Pakistan touched […]

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