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    Pollen Count In Islamabad Pakistan

  • Pollen count rises in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD : The total pollen concentration in the capital increased further, reaching 74,301 particles per cubic metre...

    The cool nights help the flowers to maintain their freshness, while the warm sun provides energy to the flora and fauna to produce higher pollen grains and spores...

  • Pollen count hits nine-year high

    ISLAMABAD: The pollen count in Islamabad was at its highest in nine years on Tuesday at 82,270 particles per cubic metre of air (PPCM)...

    The occasional light rains, warm days and cool nights and soft winds helped flowers bloom in the green areas of the capital which pushed the pollen count up...

  • Misbah makes experience count as Islamabad win

    KARACHI: Seasoned campaigner Misbah-ul-Haq lived a charmed life to inspire Islamabad to a tense two-wicket victory over Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the second game of the Cool & Cool presents Haier Pakistan Cup one-day cricket tournament in Faisalabad on Wednesday night...

    Unsurprisingly, the two most experienced Pakistan cricketers, Misbah and Younis Khan, both crossed the 50-run landmark...

  • Pollen allergy camp to receive patients from today

    ISLAMABAD: The 13th 10-day free pollen allergy relief camp will be set up at Aabpara Community Centre on Wednesday...

    All medicines would be provided free of cost to patients from 9am to 4pm, said a spokesman for the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration on Tuesday...

  • Pollen allergy

    IT was recently announced by the Islamabad Capital Territory administration that the13th pollen allergy relief camp would be functional on April 15 for 10 days whereas the pollen count already came down to 800 cubic metre on April 14...

    I request the chief commissioner, Islamabad, to start this campaign at the start of the pollen allergy season in the third week of March every year...

  • Pollen allergy patients asked to stay away from green areas

    ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Health (NIH) has advised citizens of the capital to avoid wooded areas and where plantation is in abundance...

    According to the advisory issued to NIH, in the spring, pollen count in the air increases because of trees, dandelion, grass and flowers due to which people face respiratory problems, rash in eyes and red skin...

  • SAG: Pakistan open medal count with bronze in cycling, weightlifting

    Pakistan on Saturday opened its medal count by grabbing two bronze in women's cycling (30km) and men's weightlifting (56kg) events on the first day of the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati, India...

    Men's 56kg weightlifting event saw Pakistan's Abdullah Ghafoor clinching bronze as Bangladesh's Mizanur Rahoman came second with silver and Gururaja of India take gold...

  • India out to make fielding superiority count against Pakistan

    India's fielders have been razor-sharp in their opening World Cup games but fielding coach R Sridhar said on Thursday that they cannot afford a drop in their intensity against arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday...

    Pakistan looked sloppy in their defeat by Australia in Taunton, where Sarfaraz Ahmed's team dropped catches, one by the skipper himself, in a display plagued by misfields including over-throws...

  • After China dumps gold, don’t count on India to come to the rescue

    MANILA: Blame poor rains or a lack of weddings, but Indians, for whom gold is the investment of choice, aren’t rushing to buy bullion after this week’s sharp sell-off...

    India and China are the world’s top gold buyers and, after massive selling on the Shanghai Gold Exchange on Monday helped drive down gold prices by 4 per cent to a 5-year low, traders hoped demand would perk up in India, or elsewhere in Asia
  • Saddam, Mehmood hope to make second chance at history count

    KARACHI: They were part of the first team from Pakistan that made the final of the AFC President’s Cup and now midfielders Saddam Hussain and Mehmood Khan are hoping to help K-Electric become the first team from the country to reach the AFC Cup...

    The duo had helped KRL hold Balkan FK for 87 minutes until the Turkmens struck, denying them a chance to become the first side from Pakistan to win an Asian competition...

  • Artichive: The Burial of the Count of Orgaz

    El Greco, a celebrated painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance painted “The Burial of the Count of Orgaz” (oil on canvas) in 1586, measuring 180 inches × 140 inches, which has been considered as the most beautifully crafted religious painting of all time...

    Legend has it that Count Orgaz was a pious man as well as philanthropist and during his burial ceremony the heavens erupted suddenly and the sky was filled with...

  • Polio case detected in Charsadda as count rises to 23 this year

    With this case, the number of polio-affected patients detected in Pakistan this year has gone up to 23, of which 10 were reported from KP alone...

    Pakistan’s fight against polio has in recent times been marred by militants who target vaccination teams, especially in the northern and tribal areas of the country, where terrorists have carved out hideouts for themselves...

  • Kenya on edge as vote count begins after bitter campaign

    NAIROBI: Kenyan election officials began counting votes on Tuesday, as results trickled in from a hard-fought contest between the country’s foremost political dynasties and election authorities called for calm...

    Shrouded in fears of violence, the vote pits President Uhuru Kenyatta, a wealthy 55-year-old businessman and the son of Kenya’s founding president, against Raila Odinga, 72, a former political prisoner and son of Kenya’s first...
  • Don't count on technology to save you in a disaster, warn experts

    BARCELONA: Newfound enthusiasm for the latest technologies, such as drones and smartphones, to improve the way aid is provided to people in disasters may be overblown, experts warned on Thursday...

    The annual World Risk Report from the United Nations University (UNU) highlights the growing interest in new technologies to improve emergency response — from drones that can survey crisis-hit areas to social media networks that allow...
  • France count on Griezmann to spoil Ronaldo show in poignant final

    PARIS: The fate of Sunday’s intriguing Euro 2016 final between France and Portugal weighs largely on two men wearing the number seven shirt, one already at the top of the game and the other one getting there fast...

    Cristiano Ronaldo, accustomed to fighting with Lionel Messi for the right to be called the best player in the world, takes on a different challenger in France’s Antoine Griezmann, this time for European supremacy
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