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  • ‘Red tide’ badly affects coral reefs of Churna Island

    KARACHI: The red algal bloom that occurred along the Sindh-Balochistan coast in the months of August and September killed a number of marine species, a World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) expert said on Monday...

    Apart from fish mortality reported from Pasni and Ormara in Balochistan, the phenomenon commonly referred to as red tide also severely affected the coral reefs of Churna Island in Karachi...

  • Qatar coral reef in danger from warming seas

    DOHA: High sea temperatures off the coast of Qatar threaten precious coral reef and have caused mass deaths among some 20 types of fish, Doha-based marine researchers said on Monday...

    Although the phenomenon can occur once every two or three years at the height of the summer, researchers said they are concerned abo­ut the potential long-term im­ pact on the coral reef in wat­ers surrounding Qatar...

  • Sole seed germination machine dysfunctional

    TOBA TEK SINGH: The only seed germination machine in the Ministry of National Food Security and Research’s seed certification and registration department has been lying out of order for the last two years...

    The machine is meant to check viability and quality of seed for good production...

  • Hospital’s angiography machine out of order for nine months

    ABBOTTABAD: Angiography machine of the Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad, has been out of order for last nine months, as a result of which serious cases are referred to Peshawar and Islamabad...

    Sources told Dawn that the only angiography machine catering to the needs of patients not only from the entire Hazara division but also of Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir had been out of order since August 2014...

  • ESSAY: MAN MEET MACHINE

    Some of the greatest science fiction films ever made revolve around the relationship between man and machine...

    Can a machine develop consciousness or a soul? What, exactly, is meant by these terms? Is man “just” a machine?Both the Major and the Puppet Master yearn to evade their loneliness and become something greater than what they are...

  • Allied’s faulty MRI machine the bane of patients

    FAISALABAD: Frequent malfunctioning of the sole Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine at the Allied Hospital is creating problems for the patients as well as the administration...

    The MRI machine worth millions of rupees had been installed at the hospital in 2009 and its life span completed in June last...

  • Forces seize machine guns, hand grenades in Darra, Timergara

    Sources said that one Luqman son of Rab Nawaz belonging to Sheraki tribe was also arrested after the security forces recovered 123 small machine guns, 254 magazines and 300 chargers of 30-bore pistol from his van at Spina Thana...

    The Pakistan Army launched operation in April 2009 after which majority of the militants were either arrested or they left the area and took shelter in Afghanistan, the sources said...

  • Powerlooms again shut over machine cleaning

    FAISALABAD: Powerloom factories in Sidhar sector have again been closed owing to the tussle between the owners and the workers on the issue of cleanliness and oiling of the looms...

    Earlier, looms remained closed for more than three weeks in last month
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