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PML-N issues notices to defiant councillors

he PML-N has served notices on its Balakot tehsil councillors for voting against its nazim and naib nazim on the PTI’s no confidence motion last week. “I have issued notices to the party councillors, who had cast vote against our nazim Rustam Khan and naib nazim Sardar Abdul Qudus during …

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USAID hands over mobile bus libraries to CADD

To mark International Education Week, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over two mobile libraries to the Capital Administration and Development Division here on Thursday. The ceremony which was held at a local school, involved the signing of the transfer agreement by USAID’s Office Director for Education Dr. Christopher Steel …

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Pediatricians call for implementing breastfeeding law

Health experts have emphasised on implementation of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Integrated Nutrition Strategy and the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Protection of Breastfeeding and Child Nutrition Act 2015 to overcome the malnutrition issue in province. In a press conference held on Saturday at Peshawar Press Club in connection with observance of the Universal Children Day …

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‘Gender inequality taking its toll on females’ health’

The worsening of key indicators related to female health, education and social development is a key issue holding back Pakistan’s ability to meet global targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), said experts during a conference at the Aga Khan University (AKU) on Saturday. Pakistan has incorporated 169 targets under …

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Punjab women commission concerned over authentic data on violence

The Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) has showed concerns over obtaining authentic data regarding violence against women in Punjab to complete its annual Punjab Gender Parity report. It is pertinent to mention that two of the annual Punjab Gender Parity reports have been published so far. Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) is fully …

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Pakistani students win silver at iGEM 2017

Students from Pakistan were awarded with a silver medal for their project at the iGEM [International Genetically Engineered Machine] 2017, which was held at Boston’s Hynes Convention Centre Monday afternoon. The team includes Muhammad Dawood, Ushma Farooq, Hassan Raza, Hassnain Qasim, Ayesha Khan and Babar Nawaz. The students belong to …

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Our right to a healthy future

Today is World Diabetes Day. You! takes a look… Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose …

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Fertilizer exports increase 100pc in first quarter

Country eared US$ 26.372 million by exporting fertilizer during first quarter of current financial year as compared the exports of the corresponding period of last year. The fertilizer exports witnessed 100 percent increase during the period from July-September, 2017-18 as compared the exports of the same period of last year, …

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