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    Family Planning In Pakistan Urdu

  • TV channels’ nightmarish Urdu pronunciation and an Urdu pronouncing dictionary

    URDU pronunciation of some Pakistani TV channels is giving nightmares to many, though the owners and anchors of those channels may not even be aware how mercilessly they have been slaughtering our national language...

    Aside from intermingling English words and phrases with their Urdu conversation, these innocent anchors mispronounce many Urdu words, sometime rendering the sentence ridiculously incorrect...

  • Gboard introduces Roman Urdu to Urdu feature

    Google has recently launched its Roman Urdu to Urdu Google Keyboard (Gboard) feature for both Android and iOS...

    pk's (TJ) review, Gboard’s Roman Urdu to Urdu feature is smart and accurately translates Roman Urdu text into Urdu script in real time...

  • Teen Navilet: French in Urdu, or Urdu in French?

    In Columeau’s case, French and its Provencal dialect are his native languages, and Urdu and Punjabi the languages that he speaks with native fluency...

    The cultural gulf between French and Urdu does not split the writer’s imagination, but enriches it in ways that make his work outstanding...

  • ‘Access to family planning services should be made easier’

    But the deaths can be avoided through promotion of birth spacing, prevention of unwanted pregnancies, and expanding availability of family planning services and deliveries by skilled birth attendants...

    The Senate chairman said that it was a most encouraging reflection of the sincerity and maturity of all major political parties that they had given due importance to the subject of family planning in their respective manifestos for...

  • Investing in family planning is a smart thing to do

    LONDON: At the global family planning summit in London on Tuesday, world leaders conceded they were still way off the target of helping one million women from the world’s poorest recesses make the most important decisions of their lives and about their bodies — to decide when to have babies and how many...

    This year’s theme is “Family Planning: Empower­ing People, Developing Nations”...

  • ‘No room for complacency with regard to family planning, growing population issues’

    KARACHI: The image of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi’s body washed up on a Turkish beach displayed at a seminar organised by a non-governmental organisation, Population Council Pakistan (PCP), had a symbolic meaning attached to it...

    The aim of Friday’s seminar was to sensitise and encourage advocacy within the media to help report on family planning and population related concerns...

  • Family planning not for Muslims, says Turkey's Erdogan

    ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that family planning and contraception were not for Muslim families, in his latest comments promoting population growth that angered women's activists...

    “People talk about birth control, about family planning...

  • Roadmap to achieving family planning goals launched in Sindh

    2 billion five-year Costed Implementation Plan (CIP), or what is termed as the family planning plan, on Thursday at CM House...

    Pointing out that human development and overall prosperity was compromised with high growth rate, the CM said that family planning and reproductive health were on top of the agenda of his government and hoped that the launching of CIP would be of a great help...

  • Religious scholars endorse family planning

    A declaration endorsing the use of all methods of birth control for family planning and birth spacing was signed by 43 religious scholars from all over the country...

    The scholars endorsed family planning in the interest of family health and well-being and avoiding maternal mortalities...

  • Family Planning conference urges increased access to services

    Therefore, the Indonesian President Jodo Widodo urged governments to “take real action” as “investment on family planning [FP] was absolutely necessary” and to eliminate “stigma, prejudice and discrimination” from women’s lives...

    He was addressing the nearly 2,000 delegates participating at the opening of the fourth International Conference on Family Planning, being held in Bali, between Jan 25-28...

  • Resorting to unsafe abortions for family planning

    After the abortion, Parveen had started bleeding heavily and was taken to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims), where she died...

    September 28 is observed as Global Day of Action for Safe, Legal Abortion and unfortunately, the number of unsafe abortions is increasing in Pakistan...

  • Political parties urged to make family planning part of poll manifestos

    KARACHI: Though at the heart of every challenge Pakistan faces today, be it water crisis, energy shortages, rising unemployment and poverty, or even climate change, the issue of high population growth remains neglected...

    These points were highlighted at a consultative meeting held on Wednesday to elicit opinion from experts including professionals from advertising agencies on a new narrative on family planning...

  • Injury to Amir, poor planning leave Pakistan in disarray

    PROBLEMS seem to be escalating for Sarfraz Ahmed and his men as the Sri Lankan batsmen like they did in the first Test continue to dominate a disjointed Pakistan attack in the final Test here...

    Various factors no doubt have kept Sri Lanka well in control and Pakistan at bay as the game slowly but gradually tilted towards the visiting team...

  • India planning 'military action' against Pakistan this month, says foreign minister

    In the run-up to India's elections this week, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi made a startling statement on Sunday that Delhi was planning more military action against Pakistan in the third week of April and called on the international community to reprimand India for its irresponsible conduct...

    Take a look: How Pakistan, India pulled back from brink of war"Preparations are being made, and there are chances of another attack...

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