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  • Pakistan drops to 6th position on ICC Test ranking chart

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday placed Pakistan on 6th position in its Test ranking chart, down one step, as New Zealand replaced the country, reported ICC...

    "New Zealand has overtaken Pakistan to go up to fifth position in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings after completing a 2-0 win over Bangladesh in their two-match series which culminated in Christchurch," said the report...

  • Germany to chart first civil defence plan since Cold War

    BERLIN: Germany will introduce its first civil defence strategy since the end of the Cold War, calling on the population to stockpile enough food and water for several days, according to a report on Sunday...

    “The population will be encouraged to stockpile food for ten days,” it said, adding that five days’ worth of water — at an estimated two litres per person per day — should also be set aside...

  • Seven more infants die in Tharparkar

    The notice was taken by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on a news report published in a section of the media that more than 11,000 ailing children had been brought to six health facilities in Sindh's Mithi district for treatment since the beginning of this year and at least five infants had died due to malnutrition and diseases at the Civil Hospital...

    DHO Khan was of the opinion that media is misreporting the number of...

  • Seven Thari infants die in three days

    MITHI: Seven more infants died from complications caused by malnutrition over the past three days in government hospitals of Thar, raising the death toll to 137 since January this year, according to sources...

    Many villagers this correspondent spoke to said that wells in remote villages of Chhachhro, Diplo, Nagar­parkar, Dahil and other areas had completely dried up, forcing them to drink contaminated and brackish water for...

  • Death toll on rise as four more infants die in drought-hit Thar

    MITHI: At least four more infants lost their lives in the drought-hit Thar desert on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 45 in only 12 days, due to the outbreak of waterborne diseases and malnutrition among residents...

    Both government and private hospitals across Thar have reported more than 150 children who have been admitted for treatment of various illnesses...

  • Parents to pay up to Rs11,190 for infants under govt Haj scheme

    ISLAMABAD: Pilgrims will pay between Rs10,290 and Rs11,190 for infants accompanying them during Haj this year under the government scheme...

    According to sources in the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, parents travelling from the southern region will pay Rs10,290 for each infant and those travelling from the northern region will pay Rs11,190...

  • Two infants’ death caused by ‘gastro, dehydration’

    BAHAWALPUR: A team probing into deaths of two infants in Jhandi union council of Khairpur Tamewali tehsil found no evidence of anti-polio vaccine administered to the babies being expired and causing the tragic incident on Oct 9...

    The team prepared the report after undertaking a two-day visit to the Jhandi UC and submitted it to the Punjab government for forwarding it to the chief minister...

  • 61 infants die at Indian hospital in just two weeks

    CUTTACK: Sixty-one infants have died at an Indian children’s hospital in just two weeks, sparking protests and forcing the state government to launch an investigation...

    “Infants have died but the chief minister has yet to visit the hospital,” said Samir Mohanty, one of the BJP protesters...

  • Nadra’s requirement for infants ‘raises eyebrows’

    ISLAMABAD: Dr Nazia Zia, who recently arrived from USA, was surprised when an official at a National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) centre asked her to wake her seven-week-old daughter and keep her eyes open for the camera to get a Nicop...

    The National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (Nicop) is a registration document issued to a Pakistani citizen...

  • Five more infants die in Mithi, raising this year's death toll to 64

    At least five infants lost their lives due to malnutrition and diseases at Civil Hospital Mithi — bringing this year's toll of infant deaths in Sindh's Thar desert to 64...

    Talking to Dawn, the district health officer in Mithi informed that more than 11 thousand ailing children were brought to six different health facilities in the district for treatment since the beginning of this year...

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