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Wasa to install wastewater, surface water treatment plants

The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) intends to install six waste-water and surface water treatment plants in the provincial capital. The Wasa sources said the surface water plant would be set up at Ravi Siphon. The sources said in the first phase, 100 to 150 cusec water of River Chenab …

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Heart attacks kill more people than terrorism

While the country has martyred over 70,000 souls to the War on Terror — more than any nation in the world, it is still dwarfed by the number of people who have died due to heart ailments. Every year, over 100,000 people die of heart attacks alone, a figure which …

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Punjab govt allocates over Rs11b to LG development

On direction of the chief minister, the Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PPDWP), in a special session ahead of the 2018 General Elections, has approved Rs11.831 billion for the Local Government Development Package (LGDP) on Thursday. This multi-billion rupee development package is aimed at executing thousands of small uplift schemes …

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Campaign against gender based violence kicks off

The 16-day global advocacy campaign of activism against genderbased violence has started. This was said by members of the community development foundation Jacobabad during a press conference here on Sunday. All the members of Pakistan Forum for Democratic Policing (PFDP) Sindh Chapter, supported by VSO and Amplify Change in collaboration with Rozan and Legal Rights …

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Six aspects of climate change

Climate change has emerged as a non-linear and abrupt risk factor with major implications for almost every sector of economy especially the irrigation, agriculture, housing, transport, industries and private sectors and education, health, and municipal services. The war on climate change will be won or lost in cities. However, the …

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Diabetes can be prevented by following healthy lifestyle

Leading medical experts at an awareness seminar said here Tuesday that diabetes can be prevented by following a healthy and active lifestyle. The event was organised by Jinnah-Allama Iqbal Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology (JAIDE) in collaboration with Novo Nordisk, here at Allama Iqbal Medical College. The Danish Ambassador, dignitaries, …

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Climate change

Dealing with climate change is a global challenge. The rise in temperature is causing great difficulties – floods, heatwave and earthquakes are all caused by climate change. People around the world are witnessing extreme temperatures. If we don’t fix our current ways of living, we could be permanently damaging the …

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Netherlands seeks cooperation with Punjab in agri, dairy sectors

Ambassador of Netherlands Mrs. Ardi Stoios-Braken called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here on Tuesday. During the meeting, different matters of mutual interest including promotion of bilateral relations and increase in cooperation in different sectors came under discussion. On the occasion, the Chief Minister said that Pakistan and …

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