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  • TPP negotiators agree on trade rules for six subjects

    TOKYO: Negotiators for the Trans-Pacific Partn­ership have agreed trade rules for six broad categories as officials race to conclude a trade pact, a Japanese government source said on Thursday...

    The United States, Japan and 10 other countries have been locked in talks over the TPP, a US proposal that would cut trade barriers and harmonise standards covering two-fifths of the world economy and a third of global trade
  • UoG to shift four science subjects to main campus

    But the UoG could not establish modern labs for the science subjects at the city campuses and the faculty and students shuttled between the city and Hafiz Hayat campuses twice a week...

    Statistics, mathematics and some other subjects could be shifted to the city campuses from the main campus so students who had to use the science labs could be facilitated...

  • Centre still encroaching on provincial subjects despite 18th amendment, says Baloch

    HYDERABAD: Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, the former chief minister of Balochistan and leader of the National Party (NP), said on Tuesday that even after the passage of the 18th constitutional amendment the Centre continued to encroach upon provincial subjects, adding that the country cannot have true democracy unless commoners from grass-roots level reached parliament...

    He said the NP supported the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, but...

  • O level and A level exams get under way in city

    KARACHI: Students appearing for their O level and A level papers this week faced both nervousness and excitement on Tuesday, the first day of exams...

    Hazeela Tahir, an O level student who appeared for her first year history paper, said she was glad that it went very well...

  • Water level at Khanpur Dam just 20ft above dead level

    TAXILA: The water level at Khanpur Dam has dropped drastically to just 20 feet above the ‘dead level’, forcing authorities to further curtail water supply to Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for civic purposes and irrigation...

    If the water level does not increase in the next couple of weeks, authorities fear that the Capital Development Board in Islamabad and the Rawalpindi Cantonment Board may be asked to ration water......

  • Pakistan launches new polio vaccine, aims for 2016 wipeout

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday formally launched an injectable polio vaccine, an important step to accelerate its polio eradication campaign as the authorities vowed to wipe out the disease by 2016...

    More than four million children will benefit from the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), which will be incorporated into the country's routine immunisation schedule and given to children alongside other jabs...

  • Call for introducing diabetes vaccine in Pakistan

    LAHORE: Professor of medicine at the King Edward Medical University, Dr Irshad Hussain, has called for introduction of vaccine in Pakistan to prevent diabetes since the prevalence of the disease has almost doubled in adults/children...

    “Pakistan is facing a potential threat of diabetes outbreak, particularly in adults due to unhealthy lifestyle,” Prof Irshad told Dawn...

  • Pakistan demands Facebook remove polio vaccine misinformation

    Pakistan urged Facebook to remove harmful polio-related content from the social networking site on Friday, saying it was jeopardising eradication initiatives and putting the lives of vaccinators at risk...

    In recent months social media in the country has been inundated with fake news reports and videos — garnering thousands of views and shares in the last week alone — claiming numerous children have been killed by the polio vaccine......

  • World's first malaria vaccine gets go-ahead from EU regulators

    LONDON: The world's first malaria vaccine got a green light on Friday from European drugs regulators who recommended it as safe and effective to use in babies in Africa at risk of the mosquito-borne disease...

    The shot, called RTS,S or Mosquirix and developed by British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in partnership with the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), would be the first licensed human vaccine against a parasitic disease...

  • Acute BCG vaccine shortage: Denying newborns precious gift of life

    LAHORE: As if numerous health issues in the country are not enough, a potential risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB) for a large number of children looms large due to the last two-month interruption in the supply of BCG vaccine and syringes to the provinces...

    The Federal Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) failed to procure this life-saving vaccine last year to meet the demands of all the provinces which has now emerged as a...

  • Advanced malaria vaccine gets regulator’s approval

    LONDON: The world’s most advanced malaria vaccine got the nod from European regulators on Friday, despite mixed trial results, for eventual use in children in African countries plagued by the killer disease...

    Mosquirix is the most clinically-advanced vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease that infects some 200 million people and kills about 600,000 every year, more than 75 per cent of them children under five...

  • Efforts on to end vaccine preventable diseases: govt

    QUETTA: Balochistan Health Minister Rehmat Saleh Baloch has said the provincial government is committed to eliminating morbidity and mortality relating to vaccine preventable diseases...

    Speaking at an EPI review meeting attended by representatives Gavi, the vaccine alliance, commissioners, deputy commissioners, deputy health officers and EPI (Expanded Programme on Immunisation) officers here on Friday, he said that all possible steps...

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