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  • Six jailed in Dhaka for making toxic syrup for kids

    DHAKA: A court in Bangladesh’s capital on Monday sentenced six officials of a now-dissolved drug company to 10 years in jail for producing toxic paracetamol syrup that reportedly killed hundreds of children who developed kidney diseases and other ailments after taking the medicine in the 1990s...

  • China plans petrochemical complex near Karachi

    KARACHI: A Chinese proposal to set up a refinery along with a downstream petrochemical complex near Karachi is advancing steadily as requests for 500-1,000 acres has been submitted to the provincial governments of Sindh and Balochistan...

    This was disclosed by Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Zubair M...

  • Radio Pakistan to go off air in favour of sports complex

    Quetta: The Balochistan government has finalised a plan to take over 64 acres of land owned by Radio Pakistan in Quetta by shutting down the station’s transmission, removing its machinery and transmission towers from the Sariab area...

    Sources claim that the land was being taken over under the pretext of constructing a sports complex and park...

  • Robotics, 3D Imaging are making complex human surgeries successful in Pakistan

    Surgeons at Pakistan’s leading hospitals are benefiting from the introduction of advanced surgical equipment that enable highly precise surgery on the body’s most complicated organs, according to experts at Agha Khan University (AKU)’s Surgical Innovations for the Developing World conference...

    The presence of this advanced technology means that most complex surgeries can be done within the country...

  • Deserted KHA Complex gets new lease of life

    KARACHI: Work on laying the Astro Turf that was removed from the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium, at the Karachi Hockey Association (KHA) Complex in Gulshan Iqbal, is in full swing and expected to be completed by Aug-Sept, a visit to the site reveals...

    The two stake holders – Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) and provincial ministry for sports – have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) pertaining to utilisation of the used...

  • Citizens to resist building of education complex on school ground

    The proposed education complex on a ground of the Government Islamia High School will not only have the offices but residences of the officials of the education department as well...

    Having no other suitable land, the district administration had sent a proposal to Lahore seeking permission to build the education complex on eight canals of the total 38 canals...

  • Jahangir Khan told to do more to avert razing of sports complex

    KARACHI: The ongoing demolition of the illegally constructed portions of the Jahangir Khan Sports Complex is expected to continue for some more time as some portions of the building are still not according to the approved plan, it emerged on Wednesday...

    Responding to Dawn queries Sindh Building Control Authority’s official concerned said that a team of the SBCA had surveyed the sports complex a couple of days back to see the ongoing...

  • Monument complex

    Similarly, the Karachi sewerage plan has seen cost overruns of over Rs30bn...

    It makes one wonder why politicians, particularly in a debt-ridden country, suffer from a ‘monument complex’ (as Dr Flyvberg of Oxford University puts it) even when hundreds of our projects face delay and cost overruns are in the trillions?Flyvbjerg points to four aspects to answer that...

  • Hayatabad Medical Complex thumbs its nose at health department

    PESHAWAR: The Board of Governors of Hayatabad Medical Complex thumbed its nose at the health department after convincing Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to withdraw his own order of inquiry into the issue of a fake doctor at one of Peshawar’s largest public sector hospitals, according to sources...

    The committee members including Lady Reading Hospital Medical Director Prof Mukhtiar Zaman Afridi, Khyber Teaching Hospital Medical Director...

  • Why climate change threats are real and complex: How we battle climate change will determine our future

    In terms of climate change, Pakistan is the 7th most affected countryThe government forsees a fourfold increase in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030Annual climate adaption needs for Pakistan range between $7bn and $14bnALTHOUGH Pakistan does not contribute significantly to global carbon emissions — ranking 135th in per capita emissions — it is amongst the top 10 countries most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change...

    According...

  • Special athletes to perform at KPT Complex

    KARACHI: Twenty-eight special athletes from Sindh, representing nine sports disciplines, will assemble at the KPT Sports Complex here to demonstrate their skills at 10am on Thursday...

    These players will be part of the large Pakistan contingent which will be competing in the Special Olympics World Games, to be held in Los Angeles next month...

  • Officials making millions by renting out KHA Complex for weddings, functions

    KARACHI: While hockey has been experiencing a serious decline in the country since the past two decades and the players are struggling for theirjobs and to earn enough money to make ends meet, the men at the helm of Karachi Hockey Association (KHA) managing KHA Complex in the heart of Gulshan-e-Iqbal, are allegedly minting money from the Complex by using its land for weddings and other non-sports activities...

    The KHA Complex, where...

  • Fire extinguished at Ajman tower complex

    The complex, developed for an estimated $720 million by Aqaar, includes 12 residential towers...

    The state-run WAM news agency said Ajman’s ruler, Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, visited the complex on Tuesday and praised firefighters’ efforts...

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