Archive for March 2018

CJ rejects Sindh Govt report on deaths of kids in Thar

  KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday rejected the Sindh Government report regarding the deaths of children on Tharpakar area of the province. On the outset of proceedings Secretary Health presented a report which stated that most of the deaths have occurred due to low weight, fever and diarrhea. The…

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CJ finds contradictions in Sharjeel’s medical report

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday dispose-off application of Sharjeel Memon – Pakistan Peoples Party’s leader and former minister who is accused of billions of rupees corruption and directed that if Sindh High Court wants it may reconstitute a new medical board. The apex court observed several contradictions in the medical report…

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Malala finally visits home town in Swat

SWAT (AFP) – Malala Yousafzai landed in the Swat valley Saturday for her first visit back where she was shot in the head by the Taliban more than five years ago. The visit by the 20-year-old Nobel laureate was kept tightly under wraps and she was accompanied by the Pakistani military, who were providing heavy…

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Govt decides to reduce the prices of petrol

  ISLAMABAD: The present government finally realized the miseries and hardships of the public and decided to reduced petrol price by Rs 2.07 pet liter on Saturday. According to the Ministry of Finance, new price of petrol will be Rs86 per liter. Moreover, diesel price has also been decreased by Rs2 per liter, whereas, prices…

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Israeli troops wound 13 on Gaza border, day after deadly protest

GAZA (Reuters): Israeli troops fired warning shots toward Palestinian youths gathered at the Gaza-Israel border on Saturday, wounding 13 people, health officials said. Tension remained high in the area a day after deadly violence broke out in one of the biggest Palestinian demonstrations there in years. An Israeli military spokesman said he was checking the…

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Low-caste Indian Dalit killed for owning horse

AHMEDABAD (AFP): A young farmer from India’s lowest Dalit community has been beaten to death for owning a horse, which is seen as a symbol of power and wealth, police said Saturday. Police have detained three upper caste men for questioning after the body of 21-year-old Pradeep Rathod was found in a pool of blood near…

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