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  • Women-only jirga to decide violence cases in Garhi Habibullah

    MANSEHRA: A women-only jirga was formed in Garhi Habibullah town in Balakot tehsil on Thursday to decide cases of violence against female members of the local population...

    In this light, we’ve decided that we’ll decide about such cases by holding own jirgas,” said member of the 16-member jirga Ruqia Zafar after the oath-taking ceremony in Garhi Habibullah...

  • 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...

    The Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) Chairman Mehar Ishtiaq, along with experts of the Istanbul Municipality (ISTAC) monitored and reviewed operational work started jointly by local and Turkish experts...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    During his visit to the garrison city on Sunday, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif expressed displeasure over the construction waste lying on Murree Road and the elevated metro bus track and asked the contractors to...

  • 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...

  • Umerkot sanitary worker dies after doctors refuse treatment of 'unclean' patient

    A sanitary worker who fell unconscious while cleaning a drain lost his life after doctors at Civil Hospital Umerkot allegedly refused to treat him until his body was washed...

    Thirty-year-old Irfan and his three fellow workers had stepped down into a manhole at Chhore Road Friday for a routine inspection when they fainted due to suffocation, the victim's brother, Parvez, told Dawn...

  • 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...

  • No Eid for sanitary workers

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

    “Under cleanliness action plan, more than 2,000 sanitary workers and supervisory staff will be deployed for this purpose...

  • 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......

  • Farooq Sattar in Burnes Road area for LG election campaign

    KARACHI: Onlookers inside the Sabzi Gali on Burnes Road stared in surprise as Muttahida Qaumi Movement MNA, Farooq Sattar, stopped by to ask what slogans they have prepared for the upcoming local body elections...

    ”Around 8pm on Monday, the sector office of the MQM buzzed with activity as candidate from UC-27 Abida Sultana and other women workers of the party welcomed Mr Sattar and spoke to him about the number of issues pointed out...

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