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  • Cancer survival rate increasing

    ISLAMABAD: Due to the advancement in medical science, survival rate among cancer patients has increased...

    The head of the oncology department at NORI, Dr Mohammad Faheem, said worldwide cancer survival rate had increased...

  • Suicide attack foiled in Hyderabad

    An would-be suicide bomber on a motorcycle was shot dead by Rangers personnel on Hyderabad's Daman-i-Kohsar road after he lobbed a 'cracker' into a nearby graveyard while fleeing, Rangers sources told Dawn on Friday...

    Upon examination, they found he was wearing a suicide vest...

  • Suicide attack bid on Imambargah foiled in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A would-be suicide bomber was killed by Rangers on Daman-i-Kohsar Road in Latifabad on Friday, while an accomplice of his escaped...

    According to a press release issued by a Rangers spokesman in Karachi about the first such incident in Hyderabad, the bomber tried to enter an Imambargah while Friday prayers were under way...

  • Increasing exports only way out for heavily indebted Pakistan: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday stressed upon the need for enhancing Pakistan’s exports to bring it at par with other countries of the region and world in the field in order to overcome the ever increasing financial woes of the country...

    Speaking at a high-level meeting, attended by heads of chambers of commerce, representatives of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) and exporter groups, the premier said...

  • Macroeconomic risks in Pakistan increasing: World Bank

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has warned that macroeconomic risks in Pakistan have increased substantially during the fiscal year 2017, as the external balance is particularly vulnerable given the persistent current account deficit, affecting the country’s reserve position...

    Pakistan’s weaker macroeconomic discipline has led to vulnerabilities in the balance of payments...

  • Pakistan can't tolerate increasing India-Afghan friendly ties: Karzai

    KABUL: Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai said Pakistan does not want good relations between India and Afghanistan and wants "no bilateral trade and no access to Central Asia for India" which is unacceptable for Afghanistan...

    "India wants to truly befriend Afghanistan and we want Pakistan to do the same," said the former Afghan president...

  • Pakistan, Iran sign deal to secure border for increasing trade

    QUETTA: Pakistan and Iran have reiterated their resolve not to allow anyone to use their soil for terrorism against each other and agreed to launch joint efforts to make the border safe for increasing the volume of trade between the two countries...

    The meeting decided to increase the volume of trade between Pakistan and Iran to over $5 billion by stopping smuggling, Mr Chattah said...

  • Number of migrants from Pakistan is increasing

    ISLAMABAD: The number of migrants and refugees travelling from Pakistan along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes for asylum and jobs in parts of Eastern Europe has been increasing since 2016, and majority of such people are from Punjab followed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)...

    Among migrants interviewed on the Central Mediterranean route about reasons for leaving their country,...

  • 'Increasing access to land crucial for empowering Pakistan's rural women'

    Development experts stressed on Tuesday that increasing access to land, and eliminating discriminatory practices and customs that prevent women from acquiring property are crucial for empowering Pakistan's rural women...

    "She added that Pakistan currently ranks 152 on the Human Development Index out of a total of 189 countries, almost at the bottom of 37 nations categorised by medium human development and just a notch away from the...

  • Authorities unmoved by increasing erosion

    GUJRAT: Hundreds of acres of fertile land of villages along the bank of the Chenab have been flushed away by the river due to consistent erosion...

    Spurs mainly in Kolowal, Kot Pattu, Nut Pindi Tatar, Samman Mohla and other villages have also been damaged
  • CM concerned over increasing cases of hepatitis in Balochistan

    QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has expressed concern over the increasing cases of hepatitis in the province and said that his government was making efforts to control the situation...

    He called for the support of international donors to reduce the mother and infant mortality rate and the cases of hepatitis, malaria and other diseases in the province...

  • Focus on increasing economic growth in budget

    ISLAMABAD: The focus of next year’s budget would be on increasing economic growth, the government announced on Monday...

    After presiding over an inconclusive meeting of the Economic Advisory Council (EAC), Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that despite lower than targeted growth rate during the current fiscal year, economic indicators have started showing stability and recovery in economy and future focus would be on increasing...

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