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  • Pilot, co-pilot survive as training aircraft crashes in Lahore

    The pilot and trainee co-pilot of a training aircraft were wounded when the plane crashed in Lahore's Garden Town area after experiencing technical difficulties, DawnNewsTV reported on Tuesday...

    Rescue 1122 teams transported the plane's pilot, Muhammad Faheem, and co-pilot Hasham to a nearby hospital, where doctors confirmed that the two men received minor injuries...

  • CM unveils Orange Line rapid bus transport project in Orangi Town

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the Orange Line rapid bus transport project (RBT) by unveiling a plaque at the TMA Park in Orangi Town on Friday...

    The chief minister said after unveiling the plaque that his government had carried out many development works in Karachi...

  • Water in Karachi's Orangi town contaminated with fecal waste: study

    KARACHI: A recent study has shown high levels of fecal contamination and rare presence of chlorine in the piped water being supplied to Orangi Town...

    The study published in the Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences, an online journal of the Academy for Environment and Life Sciences, India, was conducted at the Institute of Environmental Studies of Karachi University...

  • Bringing technology to children of Karachi's Orangi

    KARACHI: To acquaint schoolchildren of Orangi with a sound technological base, a new media art workshop titled ‘Technology for Life’ was organised by the Karachi Biennale 2017, in collaboration with the Orangi Pilot Project and Goethe Institut, Karachi...

    Eight graders from different private schools in Orangi were part of the workshop which was conducted by Stephen Kovats and Wolfgang Spahn who have worked in Sudan and Indonesia on...

  • ICRC plans pilot project on healthcare in hostile conditions

    KARACHI: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has chosen Karachi for a pilot project on violence against healthcare, said Jerome Alexander Imstepf, who is serving as the deputy director, head of delegation, ICRC-Pakistan, on Monday...

    The project involves a research analysis of hostile conditions being faced by medical staff and later training will be provided to medical professionals on how they could protect...

  • Pilot project to develop drugs, patients data

    LAHORE: Health Secretary Jawad Rafiq Malik has said that the government is going to start a pilot project of inventory management system in Sheikhupura DHQ Hospital with the collaboration of UK Department for International Development (DFID)...

    Addressing a MoU signing ceremony for launching the project on Monday, he said the scheme would also include two basic health units and two rural health centres...

  • China to launch 5G pilot project this year

    China's three major telecom operators will pilot 5G technology in several cities in the second half of 2017, state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday...

    Citing sources from the telecom giants, China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom, the state-run media reported, "The pilot projects will be carried out in several cities of China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Suzhou, and Ningbo...

  • Pilot project to strengthen routine immunisation

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department is starting a pilot project, separating polio workers from the staffers of the expanded programme on immunisation to strengthen routine immunisation and eradicate poliomyelitis, according to sources...

    The Pakistan Pediatrics Association (PPA) recently said that immunisation rate was dangerously low in the province...

  • Pilot project launched to encourage food processing industry in Fata

    ISLAMABAD: A pilot project has been launched by the Directorate of Agriculture Extension to encourage and set up a food processing industry in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata)...

    The objective of the project which has been launched in South Waziristan and Mohmand Agencies for adding value to agriculture produce on a small scale...

  • Govt to prepare ‘zero hunger’ pilot project

    ISLAMABAD: The government is formulating a pilot project of the National Zero Hunger and Family Farming Programme, which will be implemented in the most food-insecure areas...

    A specially established National Zero Hunger Cell in the Ministry of National Food Security and Research has been tasked with preparing the pilot project before launching the National Zero Hunger Programme...

  • Six TTP suspects killed in Orangi operation: Rangers

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, on Tuesday claimed to have killed six Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan suspects, arrested a wounded suspect and recovered a child who had been kidnapped for ransom during two separate raids conducted in the Mominabad area of Orangi Town...

    The officer said that the targeted actions were carried out over ‘credible information’ provided by the federal interior ministry and the Sindh government that the...

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