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  • KSE-100 index gains 945 points on speculation over Rs20bn injection

    After a week of negativity at the bourse, the bulls returned to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday to take the benchmark KSE-100 Index up 945 points, or 2...

    "According to news reports, a delegation of PSX officials, stock brokers and representatives from the mutual fund industry had met with the prime minister over the weekend and recommended an injection of Rs20bn worth of funds into the PSX to reignite the market,"...

  • ‘Wrong injection’ takes woman’s life

    MINGORA: A woman died in the Saidu Sharif Teaching Hospital here after she was allegedly given a wrong injection by a nurse late on Monday evening...

    Saleem Khan, the victim’s husband, said the nurse administered a wrong injection to his wife without conducting any test or diagnosing the disease, which claimed her life...

  • SC asks govt to answer ‘cancerous injection’ claims

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court asked the federal government and the chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) on Tuesday to reply to allegations levelled by a scientist that contaminated injections used to diagnose cancer had been administered to thousands of patients...

    In the petition, Mr Pasha explains that he was involved with the quality control of the manufacturing and production of molybdenum-99 through...

  • Banks get Rs880bn liquidity injection

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) injected Rs880 billion into the banking system on Friday, indicating that banks are still short of cash despite an increase of Rs1 trillion in deposits since the beginning of this year...

    “Net interest income (NII) of the sector declined by 4pc to Rs108bn in third quarter of 2016 as a major chunk of high-yielding, long-term [Pakistan Investment Bonds] PIBs (30pc of total outstanding PIBs or...

  • Senate body chief comes down hard on ministry, Drap for failing to check injection prices

    ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Mian Mohammad Ateeq Shaikh on Friday stunned the lawmakers that a frequently used injection with the actual wholesale price of Rs27 was being sold in the market for Rs750...

    During a meeting of the committee at Parliament House, Mr Shaikh criticised the health ministry and the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) for...

  • Obama orders govt contractors to offer paid sick leave to workers

    BOSTON: President Barack Obama on Monday ordered government contractors to offer their workers seven days of paid sick leave a year and, without naming them, knocked Republican presidential candidates for advocating what he said were anti-union policies...

    Obama signed an executive order on sick leave during a flight on Air Force One to Boston, where he spoke at a union event...

  • Sick PIA to get Rs13 billion bailout package

    Sources told Dawn that a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet being called this week will also approve special honoraria for officers working on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), besides allowing four-month salaries to employees of the fledgling Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM)...

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is a chronic recipient of bailouts in the form of capital injections from the budget, or...

  • Taxing the sick at Taxila hospital

    TAXILA: Parking fee charged at the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in Taxila has put an additional financial burden on patients and their families...

    This fee has been imposed in contradiction with the orders of the chief minister who abolished parking fee for patients at government hospitals across the province
  • Sick of congested roads, German man swims to work

    MUNICH: Fed-up with the grind of taking a bus or bike to work every day on congested streets in Munich, Benjamin David started swimming there instead...

    The burly beer garden worker now packs his laptop and clothes into a waterproof bag which he puts on his back, dons his wetsuit and slides into the River Isar for his journey
  • Alamgir: sick but vibrant

    IN the mid-70s the song Dekha na tha, kabhi hum ne ye saman became an all-time hit on the Pakistan Television...

    This song turned out to be a trend-setter for popularising the pop music in Pakistan...

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