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  • Drinking water shortage persists in Mohmand areas

    GHALANAI: Several wells and water supply schemes have dried up because of the prolonged dry spell and depletion of water table in the hilly areas of tribal region, particularly the border areas of Khwezai and Biazai, forcing the tribal people to buy drinking water from private tanker owners...

    “I bring drinking water from about nine kilometers on donkey cart to my home as several areas in Baizai tehsil of Mohmand Agency have been...

  • ‘Limit of arsenic in drinking water set by govt too high’

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee on Friday observed that the permissible limit of carcinogenic arsenic in drinking water set by the government was too high...

    Pakistan Council for Research in Water Research Chairman Dr Mohammad Ashraf informed the Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology that the limit of arsenic in drinking water worldwide was set at 10 parts per million (ppm)...

  • In Kabul, access to safe drinking water is a matter of money

    ”But in much of greater Kabul, where the population has tripled to five million in the past decade, the quest for safe drinking water is more arduous...

    One inspector, Mahmad Daoud, said fears of drinking-water contamination had given rise to sophisticated scams in which discarded commercial water bottles were being refilled from wells, resealed and sold as pure...

  • Solar-powered ATMs to deliver clean drinking water in Pakistan

    “The innovative machines will help the government maintain a record of the exact quantity of clean drinking water being dispensed in a day in a specific locality, besides ensuring its quality,” he said...

    Each beneficiary family will be entitled to collect a maximum of 30 liters of clean drinking water daily from the filtration plants with their unique identity card, Abbasi said...

  • CJP lashes out at Sindh govt for negligence over supply of unsafe drinking water

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar lashed out at the Sindh government for its negligence over the supply of unsafe drinking water across the province, demanding to know where the authorities had spent their funds, DawnNews reported on Monday...

    The chief justice was hearing a petition filed by Advocate Shahab Usto in the Supreme Court Karachi registry against the authorities for their alleged failure in providing clean drinking...

  • Two siblings die after drinking contaminated spring water

    MANSEHRA: Two siblings died and three more were hospitalised after they drank contaminated water from a spring in Khabal village of Oghi tehsil here on Tuesday...

    “We declared emergency in local hospitals following the death of two siblings over the consumption of a spring’s contaminated water as suggested by preliminary investigation,” district health officer Dr Shahzad Ali Khan told reporters
  • Two billion people drinking faecal-contaminated water: WHO

    Hundreds of thousands of people die each year because they are forced to drink contaminated water, the WHO said, urging large investments to help provide universal access to safe drinking water...

    “Today, almost two billion people use a source of drinking-water contaminated with faeces, putting them at risk of contracting cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio,” Maria Neira, who head’s WHO’s public health department, said in a...

  • CRICKET: EATING AND DRINKING CRICKET IN COLOMBO

    Want to be bowled over by a soup named after Muttiah Muralitharan and Imran Khan? Ready to face a Saurav Ganguly food platter? No, no one is inviting you to a buffet in a cricket field but, well, it comes close to that...

    We are speaking of a one-of-a-kind restaurant in the heart of Colombo that was begun 21 years ago as a one-of-a-kind gamble in entrepreneurship
  • Karak people decry shortage of drinking water

    KARAK: The residents of Karak city have complained of the acute shortage of drinking water, saying the tehsil municipal administration (TMA) has failed to provide the required quantity of water to them...

    They said that more than 30,000 residents of Karak city were forced to purchase drinking water like mineral water at Rs15 per gallon...

  • Navy ship brings 1,000 tons of drinking water to Gwadar

    GWADAR: Provision of water to Gwadar through Pakistan Navy tankers continued as another tanker, PNS Nasr, arrived at the port here on Friday with 1,000 tons of fresh drinking water...

    Gwadar is facing an acute shortage of drinking water and Akra Dam, the main source of water supply to the town and adjoining areas, has dried up because of lack of rains in the catchments areas for a long time...

  • Drinking to good health

    A sword to combat cancer: There might be no cure for cancer but natural preventive measures like drinking a glass of orange juice may reduce the risk of this disease...

    Beauty-inside out: Perhaps the best part is that the pros of drinking orange juice will manifest themselves in the form of a glowing skin and a younger you, courtesy its antioxidant properties...

  • 13 people faint after drinking lassi

    BADIN: Thirteen people of a family fell unconscious, including five children and four women, in a village near Badin city on Wednesday after drinking poisonous lassi...

    According to doctors, they fell unconscious after eating/ drinking some toxic substance during their Iftar dinner...

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