Reports on CM’s removal only speculations: Khuhru
Irfan AligiKarachi—Sindh Senior Minister for Education Nisar Ahmed Khuhro said that reports about removal of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah after catastrophe in Thar and huge casualties of infants and children were sheer speculations. Summoning the CM was a mater of routine as the Chairman and Co-Chairman could call any from party for a meeting.
KWSB pumping stations provided uninterrupted electricity
Staff ReporterKarachi—K-Electric has categorically denied KWSB’s reports which said that there was a major breakdown at the pumping stations due to which water supply to Karachi has been badly affected.
Giving some details spokesman KE said that all the feeders connected to pumping stations are normal.
Inter-university student, faculty research day
Amanullah KhanKarachi—Today’s Pakistani women are on the path of empowerment said Secretary (Labor) Government of Sindh Noor Muhammad Laghari, while speaking as the Chief Guest at the International Women’s Day Conference, organized by the Employers’ Federation of Pakistan.
The Secretary talked about the ongoing efforts of the Sindh Government in reviewing the existing labour laws, where one of the objectives is to ensure that women at the workplace get their due place and rights with regard to their autonomy and self-empowerment.
Building, construction material exhibition
Staff ReporterKarachi—IAPEX, the building and construction material exhibition in its tenth year is going to take place from April 11 to 13, 2014 at Expo Centre Karachi. It is organized annually by the Institute of Architects Pakistan (IAP), Karachi Chapter.
“IAPEX is running success since its inception and is avidly visited event by leading national and international architects, interior / landscape / product designers, engineers, students, builders, contractors, home and office owners and the general public.” This was stated by Architect Komal Parvez, Convener IAPEX 2014.
Medical relief team for Thar
Staff ReporterKarachi—Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) keeping in view its vision to service dispatches a medical relief team to district Thar to provide immediate medical relief to the affected population of the area.
Recently, district Thar is facing a grim situation on account of famine where people majority of them children lost their lives due to non-availability of food and water and inadequate medical facilities.
Nepal’s miracle gel saves newborns from infectionSangita Shrestha desperately waits in a hospital bed to see the baby girl she has just delivered. In the next room, a nurse applies a gel to the stump of the newborn’s umbilical cord, wraps her in cloth and places her in a cot next to her mother. “I was naturally worried and getting impatient. Now I am happy to know that my daughter is safe from infection,” 18-year-old Shrestha said at the Dhulikhel hospital, 30 km (19 miles) east of Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital.
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