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  • Civil Hospital Karachi doctor held over alleged links with TTP: CTD

    Police’s Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a doctor working at Karachi's Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital over his alleged links to a militant outfit, along with four other suspects...

    During initial probe by CTD, it transpired that Dr Rehman, who is presently working at Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital, originally belonged to Sindh's Ghotki district where his father worked in a bank...

  • First robotic surgical procedure performed at Civil Hospital Karachi

    KARACHI: On the concluding day of the three-day international multidisciplinary robotic surgery workshop at the OT Complex Civil Hospital Karachi and the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Saturday, a “successful” robotic surgical procedure was performed for the first time in Pakistan on a female patient...

    The three fields were exclusively discussed during the workshop in which live surgeries were performed for...

  • Alarming surge in Covid cases forces Civil Hospital Karachi to shut OPDs, cancel surgeries

    KARACHI: Amid growing number of Covid-19 cases mainly in the city, the Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi on Monday halted all its key functions, shut outpatient departments (OPDs) and suspended surgeries till further orders, as a doctors’ body warned that the highly transmissible Delta variant accounted for almost 100 per cent of the cases in the city...

    Sindh govt to discuss plan to expand medical facilities in the metropolis for...

  • Int'l engagement with Afghanistan crucial to avert civil war, Qureshi tells Troika Plus meeting

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Thursday that it was crucial for the international community to avoid repeating mistakes of the past and pursue positive engagements in order to avert economic collapse or an all-out civil war from breaking out in Afghanistan,...

    Addressing the opening session of the two-day meeting of Troika Plus — comprising US, Russia, China and Pakistan — held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the...

  • Myanmar villages burn as military cracks down on militants

    Smoke billowed from at least three burning villages in the remote section of Rakhine state where Myanmar's military is carrying out sweeps for militants, an AFP reporter saw on Wednesday...

    The violence, which erupted six days ago after Rohingya militants staged surprise raids on police posts, has shown little sign of abating, leaving at least 110 confirmed dead and sending thousands fleeing
  • Protesters burn ballots in bid to block Mexico vote

    TIXTLA GUERRERO: Rebellious teachers and protesters seeking to thwart Mexico’s midterm elections on Sunday burned ballots, blocked polling stations and forced one southern town to scrap the vote...

    The protests in the impoverished southern states of Oaxaca and Guerrero occurred despite the deployment of federal police and troops to ensure people can cast their votes across the country
  • Kidnappers wanted to burn us alive: police officials

    RAWALPINDI: Two police officials who were allegedly abducted by participants of the Faizabad sit-in on Sunday have said that their kidnappers had threatened to douse them in gasoline and burn them alive but changed their minds after the two officials begged for their lives and the government and leaders of the protest reached an agreement...

    “The kidnappers threatened to set us on fire after midnight, but we begged for our lives and...

  • PIA announces free airlifting of burn victims

    RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan International Airlines has expressed grief over the heavy loss of lives in the oil tanker fire in Bahawalpur and announced free air travel for the burn victims from Bahawalpur to Multan, Lahore and Karachi for treatment purposes...

    A PIA spokesman in a statement said PIA Chief Executive Officer Nayyar Hayat announced free travel for the burn victims from Bahawalpur to Multan and Karachi for treatment...

  • Sehat card to cover treatment of burn injuries, kidney transplant

    PESHAWAR: The government has decided to include free kidney transplantation and treatment of burn patients in Sehat Insaf Card Programme under which 19,000 deserving patients have received free treatment for emergency ailments since January 1...

    So far, Rs350 million has been spent on free treatment of patients at Lady Reading Hospital, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Hayatabad Medical Complex, Rehman Medical Institute, North West General...

  • Indian fans burn posters, break TV sets in protest

    AHMEDABAD: Indian cricket fans could not swallow their team’s defeat to Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday as they agitated by burning posters of Indian players and breaking TV sets on city streets across India...

    As soon as India lost the match, large protests were witnessed across India, especially in the cities of Kanpur and Haridwar
  • Indian doctor held for trying to burn patient’s body

    HYDERABAD: Police in India have arrested a doctor accused of trying to set a patient’s body on fire after he died during treatment for back pain and fever, police said on Monday...

    Salman Shiekh’s 45-year-old patient became unconscious and died shortly after being given painkillers at a private clinic in the southern city of Hyderabad on Saturday, said senior Hyderabad police officer T
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