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  • Children at construction sites — labour most foul!

    LAHORE: Overly enthusiastic about various projects such as the signal-free corridor and the Orange Line train, the Punjab government or the city district administration has turned a blind eye to the issue of child labour which is being used for many construction activities...

    A contractor providing labour to the Habib and other construction firms claimed that the workers engaged in the work were 20 to 22 years old...

  • ‘People want early construction of Kalabagh dam’

    LAHORE: Over eight million people on social media have endorsed building of Kalabagh dam for overcoming energy crisis in the country, said PML-Q Parliamentary Leader in Punjab Assembly Moonis Elahi...

    “So far over eight million Pakistanis have endorsed ‘Build Kalabagh Movement’ that shows the people want immediate construction of Kalabagh Dam so that energy crisis can be overcome and Pakistanis rid of loadshedding,” he said...

  • SC terms construction of water reservoirs essential for survival of people, economy

    The Supreme Court of Pakistan, while issuing a detailed verdict in the case pertaining to the acute water scarcity in Pakistan, highlighted that "the need for water reservoirs is not only expedient but also sine qua non (an essential condition) for the survival of the people and economy of Pakistan"...

    The apex court, on a suo motu, had taken up a report by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) regarding acute...

  • India has the most people without clean water, report says

    NEW DELHI: India has the world's highest number of people without access to clean water ? imposing a major financial burden for some of the country's poorest people, according to a report released Tuesday...

    That accounts for more than a tenth of the 650m people worldwide without clean water access ? more than any single country in Africa or China, where 63m have no access...

  • Most flooding-hit people moved to safety, claims CM aide

    HYDERABAD: Sindh chief minister’s special assistant for relief and rehabilitation Ali Hassan Hingorjo on Friday claimed that 80 per cent people hit or threatened by flooding in the katcha areas of various districts, including Ghotki and Kandhkot- Kashmore, had been shifted to safe places...

    Also in view of flood threat amid peak flow in the Indus at Guddu and Sukkur barrages, the displaced people were being provided with relief goods...

  • Malala on Times’ 100 most influential people’s list

    NEW YORK: Pakistan’ nobel laureate, education activist, Malala Yousafzai once again made it to the list of the Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people...

    Also read: Malala Yousafzai — future prime minister of Pakistan?The Time Magazine said the list also includes Hollywood celebrities “some names you’d expect, it also features some that may surprise you: Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and Bradley Cooper among them”...

  • People face most harassment on Facebook, says DRF report

    The complaints were made in the form of calls, emails and Facebook messages, most of which referred to harassment on Facebook...

    The cyber harassment helpline is the first of its kind in Pakistan providing those facing online harassment “free, safe and confidential” environment to talk and register complaints...

  • Most oral diseases preventable; need to educate people stressed

    He was addressing at the concluding ceremony of the second annual international conference of the Pakistan Association for Dental Research (PADR) here at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Sunday...

    Prof Nizamuddin said that most of the oral diseases were preventable, but it was important to educate people regarding oral health...

  • Most people want to accept refugees, survey finds

    A new survey of 27 countries found that significant majorities of people would welcome refugees into the country and even consider taking them into their home...

    The study, commissioned by Amnesty International, says four in five people would “welcome refugees in their country, community or home”...

  • Most pilgrimage operators defrauding people, claims FIA

    LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has said that most operators of Haj, Umrah and other pilgrimage services are defrauding people and called for introducing amendments to the Emigration Ordi­na­nce, 1979, to keep a check on their activities...

    In a letter to the Ministry of Interior, the FIA said that there were a number of complaints against consultants/tour operators involved in immigration/facilitation of people for...

  • Time Magazine names Indian PM Modi among '30 Most Influential People on the Internet'

    Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has been named among Time Magazine's 30 Most Influential People on the Internet, keeping company with other social media heavyweights, including reality star Kim Kardashian, former Olympic athlete Caitlyn Jenner and United States presidential candidate Donald Trump...

    Read more: After Modi's surprise visit to Pakistan, next step is obvious – sustained engagementThe magazine says the Indian...

  • Most people without clean water in India, says report

    NEW DELHI: India has the world’s highest number of people without access to clean water — imposing a major financial burden for some of the country’s poorest people, according to a report released on Tuesday...

    That accounts for more than a tenth of the 650 million people worldwide without clean water access — more than any single country in Africa or China, where 63 million have no access...

  • Malik returns in style, Younis in record books as Pakistan take charge

    ABU DHABI: Shoaib Malik hit a fighting hundred to cap an impressive return to Test cricket after five years as he led Pakistan’s charge in the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday...

    Malik was unbeaten on 124 for his third Test hundred — his first against England — to guide Pakistan to 286-4 at close on the opening day at Sheikh Zayed Stadium...

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