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  • RD on imported tiles, sanitary ware welcomed

    Addressing a press conference, Mr Jaffery said tile and sanitary ware manufacturers support the 20pc increase in duty on import of tiles and ceramics, followed by imposition of 9-36 anti- dumping duty on imports of Chinese products...

    Mr Jaffery said importers were buying sub-standard tiles from different countries and dumping their excess inventories in Pakistan, affecting the sales of local manufacturers...

  • Solidarity with TMA head: Sanitary staff goes on strike in Okara

    OKARA: The row between PPP district president Ashraf Khan Sohna and Tehsil Municipal Administration head intensified on Tuesday as TMA staff and sanitary workers went on a strike in support of their boss, while three lawyers filed a petition for registration of a case against the officials involved in dumping garbage on city roads...

    Citizens were ultimate losers in this ‘tug of war’ as city roads and drains were left dirty by the...

  • CDGR diverts sanitary workers’ services to metro bus project

    RAWALPINDI: The City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) has diverted the services of its sanitary workers to removing the construction material waste left by contractors of metro bus project on the Murree Road...

    On their request, the CDGR assigned the duties of the sanitary workers to clean the roads...

  • RCB ignores sanitary services in civilian areas

    Though the cantonment board has employed sanitary workers for cleanliness of the streets, their number is not enough to cater to the needs of the areas...

    “The sanitary workers do not come to lift garbage and we have to pay to labourers to remove the waste...

  • Sanitary workers’ strike enters third day

    TAXILA: The commercial and residential areas of Hassanabdal wore a dirty look with piles of garbage littering the entire city as sanitary workers strike entered third day on Thursday...

    The protesting sanitary workers claimed that the newly appointed sanitary in-charge policies were anti-worker...

  • Sanitary worker ‘covered in filth’ dies as doctors won’t touch him

    UMERKOT: Police on Friday registered a case against six people following the death of Irfan Masih, a sanitary worker who lost his life a day earlier after being refused treatment by doctors at the Umerkot Civil Hospital...

    The victim’s father, Nazeer Masih, had filed a complaint against three doctors at the hospital — Civil Hospital Medical Superintendent Jam Kunbhar, Medical Officer Yusuf and duty doctor Allahdad Rathor — and three...

  • Sanitary workers to remain on standby during Eid days

    ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Wednesday claimed to have completed arrangements for cleanliness and security of different Eid Gahas, parks and other recreational spots during Eid days...

    Special teams of sanitary workers have been constituted which will keep the city clean during the holidays...

  • No Eid for sanitary workers

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Wednesday finalised arrangements for disposal of waste and offal of sacrificial animals on Eidul Azha...

    A CDA spokesperson said holidays of over 2,000 sanitary workers and other officials of the relevant formations had been cancelled...

  • Sanitary worker not paid salary commits suicide in Tank

    TANK: Nonpayment of salary for last five months and illness of wife forced on Friday a municipal worker to commit suicide by inhaling an excessive amount of tranquilising pills...

    The deceased Hashim Khan, 50, general secretary of the sweepers union, Tank, left behind his ailing wife, a 15-year-old son and four daughters to mourn his death
  • First sanitary landfill site operational in Lahore

    LAHORE: The first Sanitary Landfill Site started functioning formally in Lahore at Lakhodair on Monday, the first modern facility in the country to handle solid waste in an environment-friendly way...

    According to an LWMC spokesman, the first-ever scientific waste disposal facility in Pakistan has been set up over 52 hectares of land at a strategic location almost 5km away from Mahmood Booti dump site, meeting international...

  • Sanitary worker sustains burns in suicide bid for wages

    NAUSHAHRO FEROZE: A sanitary worker, Naeem Sheikh, sustained 20 per cent burns when he attempted to commit self-immolation in Tharo Shah town on Tuesday reportedly over denial of his four months’ wages...

    A group of sanitary workers belonging to the Tharo Shah town committee held a demonstration at the institution’s assembly hall to raise their voice against non-payment of salaries for the last four months despite repeated protests......

  • Islamabad welcomes Putin's offer to mediate between Pakistan and India

    The Foreign Office (FO) during a weekly briefing in Islamabad on Thursday welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to mediate between India and Pakistan...

    FO Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria told the press that Pakistan had recently established high-level contact with Russia, adding that Pakistan welcomed Putin's offer to ease tensions between the two countries...

  • Move On Pakistan party chairman arrested in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Move On Pakistan party, Muhammad Kamran, was arrested from a rest house in Islamabad's Aabpara area, police sources confirmed...

    A little-known political party, Move On Pakistan put up banners in 13 cities across the country earlier this month with its leaders urging Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif to impose martial law and form a government of technocrats...

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