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  • Middlesex sign Joe Burns

    LONDON: Middlesex have signed young Australia star Joe Burns as a mid-season overseas replacement for his countryman Adam Voges, the English county side announced on Tuesday...

    Burns, who made his Test debut against India in December, will arrive shortly before Voges travels to the West Indies with Australia next month and is due to stay at Lord’s until mid-July...

  • 20 patients suffer burns as fire hits Dadu hospital

    DADU: Twenty patients suffered serious burns when a fire broke out at a private hospital, City Medical Centre, after explosion of a gas cylinder, engulfing the entire building within minutes here on Sunday...

    Senior Medical Officer Dr Talib Hussain said that three patients including two newborn babies of Shahnawaz and Ms Aminat who were in serious condition had been referred to burns ward of the Liaquat University of Medical and...

  • Rs200m for hepatitis clinics, burns unit at DHQ hospital

    MUZAFFARGARH: The Punjab government approved Rs200 million for clinics for the treatment of hepatitis and a burns unit at the district headquarters (DHQ) hospital, work on which has started...

    DHQ hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Mehr Iqbal said a morgue will also be established and the burns unit completed before the end of the year...

  • Myanmar braces for Pope Francis visit as Buddhist nationalism burns bright

    A fiery brand of Buddhist nationalism is burning brighter than ever as Myanmar braces for its first ever papal visit, posing a challenge to the message of religious tolerance Pope Francis is expected to preach next week...

    A wing of extremist monks have been stirring Islamaphobia in Myanmar for years, earning a reputation as incubators of “Buddhist terror”
  • Only four burns units in Punjab fully functional

    LAHORE: A majority of the government hospitals, including teaching institutions, in Punjab are lacking critical burns units for the patients...

    There are a total of 23 teaching and 36 district headquarters hospitals all over the province, but only six of them have burns units, out of which at least two are not functioning properly...

  • Fire burns house

    TOBA TEK SINGH: A fire broke out on Tuesday in a house in Gojra’s New Plots locality...

    Naeem Ahmed said the fire caused by short circuit soon spread from one room to the house
  • Govt asked to set up promised burns centre at Kohat hospital

    KOHAT: Despite availability of funds the relevant authorities have failed to meet longstanding demand of the people to set up a burns centre, provide CT scan and MRI facility and appoint doctors at the KDA teaching hospital here...

    5 million for the burns unit, and the district development committee headed by the district coordination officer had also approved construction of the facility, but work on the project have yet to start for...

  • Boy ‘burns self’ over teacher’s reproach

    LAHORE: An 11-year-old boy, who was admonished by his teacher, allegedly attempted suicide by setting himself ablaze outside a private school in Gulshan-i-Iqbal, police said on Monday...

    Asif, son of Amjad, a resident of Fruit Mandi, Iqbal Town, resorted to the extreme step after his teacher admonished him for getting low marks in a test, police added
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