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  • Health worker allegedly gang raped for administering polio drops

    PESHAWAR: A lady health worker, who also took part in a number of anti-polio campaigns, claimed on Tuesday that four men had barged into her house and gang raped her allegedly for administering anti-polio drops to the children in the area...

    The woman said that a security official, living in a portion of her house as a paying guest, used to warn her of dire consequences if she did not stop administering polio drops to the children... ...

  • Committees formed to persuade parents opposing polio drops in Balochistan

    QUETTA: In a bid to eradicate the crippling polio virus, the Balochistan government has formed 'refusal coverage committees' to persuade reluctant parents to administer polio drops to their children...

    "The committees will bring an end to the refusal of polio drops," Coordinator of the Emergency Operation Cell Balochistan Dr Syed Saifur Rehman told DawnNews...

  • Tableeghi Jamaat endorses polio drops

    LAHORE: Maulana Ihsanul Haq of the Aalmi Tableeghi Jamaat on Monday said that though the Jamaat neither issue fatwa (religious edict) nor can go for the media campaign, it does support vaccination of children against polio...

    “It is a noble task which should be supported,” he told the participants in a briefing that was convened to brief religious scholars of the party on polio...

  • Honda to invest $100m to raise output

    KARACHI: Atlas Honda Limited (AHL), a joint venture of Atlas Group and Honda Motor Company, will invest $100 million for expansion of its motorcycle operations in Pakistan...

    Out of total investment, around 50 million will be invested directly by Atlas Honda followed by $30 million by Atlas Honda’s associated companies and a further $20 million by the company’s parts suppliers to expand their own respective facilities...

  • Honda bikes selling on black market in Karachi

    KARACHI: Buyers of Honda bike models 70cc and 125cc are being asked for premiums by certain authorised dealers of Karachi for the last two and a half years despite record production by Atlas Honda Limited (AHL)...

    Some authorised showroom owners of Honda at Akbar Road have these bikes on display but are refusing buyers to sell these for cash on spot and are taking at least 15-30 days in delivery to the prospective buyers after...

  • Shell, Total, PSO fuel harms engines: Honda

    Honda Motor Co’s Pakistan subsidiary, Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Ltd, filed the complaint, saying the additive appeared to be damaging engines in its vehicles...

    Honda’s complaint states Pakistani suppliers used the additive to elevate the Research Octane Number (RON) used to grade petroleum and lower quality fuel up to the RON 92 grade required by regulatory standards...

  • Honda complaint fuels confusion

    KARACHI: Auto assemblers and oil industry executives expressed confusion over the complaint filed by Honda Atlas that petrol in Pakistan carries higher-than-recommended levels of manganese additive, which is damaging its engines...

    5L Turbo Civic, blaming ‘low-quality petrol’Honda engines are Euro IV class, meaning their fuel requirements are more refined...

  • Oil companies threaten to move against Honda

    ISLAMABAD: The Oil Compa­nies Advisory Council (OCAC) — a representative body of around a dozen oil marketing companies (OMCs) and refineries — threatened Honda Pakistan on Wednes­day to withdraw its complaint about the alleged sale of low-quality fuel in the market or face legal action...

    But OCAC’s difficulties appeared to have been compounded by question marks raised from within its ranks when one of its key members – Hascol...

  • Arms licences issued in back dates

    FAISALABAD: A large number of arms licences, including those of prohibited bores, have been issued to people in back dates by the arms licencing branch (ALB) of the DCO office...

    Abdul Rehman of weapons market, Kutchery Bazaar, in an application filed with the DCO alleged that the ALB officials were issuing licences to people in back dates after receiving bribe...

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