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  • Indo-Pak tensions at highest level after indian violation of LOC.
  • World urges Pak, India to de-escalate tensions, hold talk.
  • OIC condemns Indian terrorism in held Kashmir.
  • International community lauds Pakistan efforts for peace.
  • PM Imran Khan desires peace as it intends to work for poverty alleviation, investment and job creation.
  • Pak returns Indian Pilot in Peace gesture.
  • "Sustainable Business and Responsible Investments"Berlin Economic Forum 2019 will be held on 6-10 March.
  • UN-ESCAP: "Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality in Asia and the Pecific" 27-29 March 2019 Bangkok Thailand.
  • DW Global Media Forum Bonn" Shifting Power" Scheduled on May 27-28, 2019.
  • Rs 700 bn illegal assets traced in 10 countries. Govt
  • People will see noticeable change in 2 months. IK
  • Dialogue not war is course to peace. Pak Army
  • NAB arrested 476 accused on corruption in 11 months.NAB
  • Govt Housing Dream to cost Rs 2 Trillion Yearly. PTI
  • Saudi Arabia invited to join CPEC-IK
  • Pakistan wishes to help reduce tensions in muslim world.IK
  • HLPF Workshop Monitoring SDGs, claiming rights and meaningful participation: Strategies and tools for civil society ; UN NY.
  • Climate Change destabilises water system: ADB
  • China to co operate in field of space-technology under CPEC.
  • Trillions of dollars needed for anti-poverty plan, says UN
  • Corruption eating away at India 'like a termite' PM Modi.
  • Every minute child dies of water related disease. IMF report
  • Thalassemia cases on the rise due to lack of prevention centres.Khi
  • We are protecting children from polio at the cost of our own lives. Polio workers.
  • Pakistan stands for universal ban on nukes.
  • China sets up $50 b Asian Bank.
  • 65 million ADB funding likely for Power.
  • Over hundred environment cases pending due to non-functional tribunals.
  • Pakistan facing serious malnutrition problems.
  • Govt, Media and Army must work jointly for country. PM.
  • 700 shops suspected of selling fake drugs in Lahore.
  • Four task forces established to check altered food. CM Pb.
  • Pakistan urged to adopt Education for All objective.
  • Govt to adopt UNDP poverty measure.
  • Experts stress woman’s role in poverty alleviation. Isb.
  • Satellite telecom vulnerable to hackers. US report.
  • 6.5 Million children in Pakistan are deprived of primary education.UNICEF
  • UK will help Pakistan to educate 4 million children.
  • 1.4 million students covered under PEF scheme and 7.5 billion Rs allocated for this cause. Edu Minster (Pb).
  • Genetics has significant impact on exam results: study
  • Breast cancer causes 40,000 deaths annually in Pak. Doctors.
  • Govt making laws to eliminate child labor.
  • Judicial system will be reformed with lawyers help. LHC CJ.

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Foreign medical degree holders suffer due to PMDC policies.

Foreign medical degree holders suffer due to PMDC policies.

LAHORE: At least 3000 foreign qualified medical students are suffering due to the discriminatory€™ policies of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). According to the PMDC ...

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HIV/AIDS patients number reach 132,000 in Pakistan: report

HIV/AIDS patients number reach 132,000 in Pakistan: report

The number of HIV/AIDS patients in Pakistan has reached 132,000 following an addition of 39,000 cases over the last year, a nationwide survey HIV/AIDS reported stated, which will ...

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Beware of Polluted Water in Sindh

Beware of Polluted Water in Sindh

  Sindh is under the threat of an inconceivable issue of polluted water. The recent analysis by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources reveals that the quality o ...

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Government plans to enforce child breastfeeding ordinance

Government plans to enforce child breastfeeding ordinance

.   Minister says government, civil society and parliamentarians have to ensure implementation of international code of marketing of breast milk substitutes Minister of State ...

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Chemical food packaging damages children’s teeth

Chemical food packaging damages children’s teeth

  A new Study has revealed that the early exposure to two chemicals often found in food packaging and fungicides may cause damage to children's teeth that can never be revers ...

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100,000 die annually due to tobacco use in Pakistan

100,000 die annually due to tobacco use in Pakistan

APP. About 100,000 people die annually due to tobacco use in Pakistan and use of Shisha amongst the youth is an emerging health risk. According to figures of Ministry of Health Se ...

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Smoking could raise the risk of psychosis

Smoking could raise the risk of psychosis

  Smoking tobacco may increase the risk of developing schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses, scientists have suggested. In a landmark study, British researchers hi ...

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Underprivileged to get free medical treatment facility

Underprivileged to get free medical treatment facility

  * Rs 9.1b allocated for National Healthcare Project to serve the poor ISLAMABAD: Long considered a prerogative of the privileged segment of society, the newly launched Nati ...

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UNICEF suggests proper handwashing to avoid deaths

UNICEF suggests proper handwashing to avoid deaths

  LONDON - Failing to wash hands with soap - one of the cheapest and most effective health interventions - costs the lives of children and undermines efforts to meet a new se ...

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Obsession with calorie count fuelling obesity crisis

Obsession with calorie count fuelling obesity crisis

  ISLAMABAD: Counting calories does more harm than good, experts warn today. In a damning analysis of decades of dietary advice, doctors say we have been misled about the bes ...

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Diabetes may affect 12.8 million Pakistanis by 2035: expert

Diabetes may affect 12.8 million Pakistanis by 2035: expert

KARACHI: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder in which prevalence has been increasing steadily all over the world. The rapid spread of diabetes mellitus i ...

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UN chief urges greater efforts to improve health and well-being of indigenous peoples

UN chief urges greater efforts to improve health and well-being of indigenous peoples

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to commit to do more to improve the health and well-being of indigenous peoples, who face a ...

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Asia’s water supply under threat from climate change

Asia’s water supply under threat from climate change

  Out of world’s estimated 1.1 billion people without access to safe water, nearly 70 per cent or 700 million come from Asia and the Pacific regions. Many countries are alrea ...

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Every minute a child dies of water-related disease: report

Every minute a child dies of water-related disease: report

  WASHINGTON: Every minute a child dies of a water-related disease` somewhere in the world, warns a report published by the International Monetary Fund. The report by three s ...

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Family history increases liver cancer risk

Family history increases liver cancer risk

  ISLAMABAD: Those who have a positive family history of liver cancer are more likely to develop hepatocellular carcinomas (HCC), a new study has suggested. The study also sh ...

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Even diet soft drinks can expand your waistline

Even diet soft drinks can expand your waistline

    If you drink diet soda thinking it will help you shed unwanted belly fat, nothing could be further from the truth, says a new study. For the study, researchers gathe ...

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Young Doctors on Strike.

Young Doctors on Strike.

  LAHORE: A number of public hospital doctors of the city stopped working in out patient departments and wards on Tuesday following a Young Doctors Association (YDA) Punjab c ...

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Pakistan ranks 6th among high TB affected countries

Pakistan ranks 6th among high TB affected countries

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan ranks sixth among the 22 high tuberculosis (TB) affected countries, and has 43 per cent share of its patients in the Eastern-Mediterranean region ...

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