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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • ‘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...

  • Pakistan plans to boost export of halal products

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from shop counters as Pakistan looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

    LAHORE: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allowed transportation of halal products from Pakistan via sea which would bring down freight cost by one third, Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) Chairman Justice (retired) Khalil-ur-Reman Khan said on Tuesday...

    He said the Pakistan Halal Authority has also been operational and the first meeting of its Board of Directors is being held on April 13...

  • Pakistan is producing state of the art defence products, says President Mamnoon

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain said on Tuesday that Pakistan is producing state of the art defence products, which have also been exported to friendly countries, according to a report on Radio Pakistan...

    The president was also of the opinion that better marketing policies need to be developed in order to enhance export of Pakistani defence products to international clients, said the report...

  • 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...

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