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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Sehat Tahaffuz helpline “1166” launched

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health, Dr Zafar Mirza launched the “Sehat Tahaffuz” helpline ‘1166’ at a ceremony in Islamabad to provide...

How your clothes become microfibre pollution in sea

From the polar ice cap to the Mariana Trench 10 kilometres below the waves, synthetic microfibres spat out by household washing machines are polluting...

Dr responsible for child’s death due to Polio

Boat Basin Police registered a case pertaining to the death of a two-year-old girl , who allegedly passed away after being administered polio vaccine...

Sindh’s first polio case of 2020 reported

The first polio case of Sindh in 2020 has on Wednesday been reported in Tando Allahyar. According to details, the experts have verified that seven-month-old...

WHO: No smoking four weeks before surgery cuts risks

Patients who stop smoking at least four weeks before their surgery significantly reduce the risk of having post-surgical complications because their blood flow improves,...

Second case of H5N8 bird flu found in Hungary in a...

A second outbreak of bird flu has been found at a large duck farm in eastern Hungary, the National Food Chain Safety Authority (NEBIH)...

Dry weather, higher vehicular emissions turn Islamabad’s air quality unhealthy

The prevailing dry weather, coupled with increased humidity and vehicular emissions, have turned the federal capital's air quality unhealthy as an increased ratio of...

U.S. government says verdict in Bayer’s Roundup case should be reversed

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department said a federal appeals court should reverse a lower court verdict finding Bayer AG liable...

PASSD launches “Nutritional Awareness Campaign”

A nutritional awareness campaign is about to start in various districts, involving community-based promotion of adequate health and nutrition practices. This campaign would focus on...

Johnson & Johnson says new tests show no asbestos in Johnson’s...

Johnson & Johnson said on Tuesday that recent tests showed that Johnson’s Baby Powder was free of asbestos, after U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

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CM Sindh takes notice of blast at Maskan Chowrangi in Karachi

Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah had taken notice of the incident and directed the commissioner Karachi to submit a detailed report on the...

‘Complete support’ to Sindh Police in Capt safdar’s incident: says CM Murad

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah assured the top brass of Sindh Police that the government would not let the force be demoralised under...

Pakistan remains in FATF grey list: diplomatic source

The Financial Action Task Force has commenced its plenary meeting from October 21 to take up a case related to exit of Pakistan from...

China praises Pakistan’s decision to unblock TikTok

Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Zhao Lijian, during his regular briefing, said: “We have noted the relevant report. The Chinese government always maintains the companies...

“Great news for Pakistan” PM Khan tweets

“Great news for Pakistan. We are headed in right direction finally,” said PM Imran Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that the country is...

15 people dead in Stampede outside Pakistan consulate in Afghanistan

At least 15 people were killed in stampede among thousands of Afghans gathered outside Pakistan’s consulate on Tuesday as jostling broke out between people...