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  • Movie review: The Lego Ninjago Movie

    Earlier this year, Lego came up with The Lego Batman Movie where a super-cool and super-alone Batman had to save the world from his usual villains...

    The film was a huge hit and some even termed it the best Batman flick of all time...

  • Movie review: My Little Pony: The Movie

    My Little Pony: The Movie is a cute flick strictly for those kids who are accustomed to the cartoon series because if you don’t know the characters, you will not be able to enjoy the film...

    Twilight and his team take it upon themselves to win back Equestria before the Storm King gets the power to control everything...

  • Movie: The Lego Batman movie

    In The Lego Batman movie, the world’s greatest detective is pitted against the worst villains on the planet, led by arch rival Joker and has to save Gotham while trying to pass on as Bruce Wayne, train a youngster as his sidekick, deal with Alfred’s snooping and Commissioner Gordon’s retirement...

    Just like The Lego Movie (2014), everything is awesome here, and it also mocks Batman’s previous appearances in films and makes fun of...

  • Pakistan needs $6bn for water supply, sanitation: ADB

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan needs around $6 billion annual investment for water supply and sanitation in the country, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) reported...

    According to the projected annual investment needs for water supply and sanitation, the projected investment would account for around 2...

  • WB to loan $100m for Karachi’s water supply, sanitation projects

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank is expected to approve a loan of $100 million that will improve access to safe water and sanitation services in Kara­chi, and increase financial and operational performance of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB)...

    Read: Karachi’s water challengeThe proposed project seeks to increase equitable and sustainable access to safe water and sanitation services in Karachi, and will address the challenges of...

  • Punjab seeks $500m WB loan for rural water supply, sanitation

    ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government is seeking $500 million from the World Bank to provide water to rural areas and address sanitation problems in 16 districts and tehsils to serve a population of 6...

    Interventions will include governance and institutional reforms, investments for both water supply and sanitation, strengthening monitoring through use of information technology, capacity development and behaviour change...

  • UC chairmen criticise MCI for not solving water and sanitation issues

    ISLAMABAD: The seventh session of the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) was held on Monday at the Pak-China Friendship Centre during which both sides of the aisle criticised the corporation for not paying heed to some of the pressing issues being faced by residents of the city, including sanitation and water shortage...

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) boycotted the beginning of the meeting to protest the allegedly insulting...

  • PPP includes water, sanitation in its manifesto

    ISLAMABAD: Realising the global environmental changes, the PPP in its manifesto has equated access to safe drinking water with human rights and added for the first time a whole chapter on water and sanitation in the manifesto...

    The party has acknowledged that potable drinking water was not available to 83pc of the population even after over seven decades of independence...

  • Judicial commission seeks list of water, sanitation projects with progress report

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court-mandated commission on water and sanitation in Sindh on Monday expressed displeasure over the non-compliance with its order about transfer of water and sewerage schemes and sought from the local government secretary a list of such projects of the entire province with their status...

    While hearing a matter regarding some schemes in Mirpurkhas, head of the commission retried Justice Amir Hani Muslim observed...

  • Lack of safe water, sanitation costing Pakistanis Rs1.25tr

    ISLAMABAD: The lack of safe water and sanitation is costing Pakistan greatly with the economic burden of poor sanitation in the country at Rs1...

    A publication on the ‘State of Water Supply, Sanitation and Poverty in Pakistan and its Impact on Child Stunting” made public on Wednesday, estimated that currently about Rs1,390 per capita is being spent on water and sanitation in Pakistan, which is about one per cent of GDP...

  • Boards of six KP water, sanitation companies working even after expiry of tenure

    PESHAWAR: The boards of directors of six of the seven government-owned water and sanitation companies functioning in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are understood to be functioning even more than one year after the expiry of their tenure...

    Officials of the Water and Sanitation Services companies told Dawn that the government was neither extending the term of those boards nor was it forming the new ones to address the irregularly...

  • WB approves over $440m for water, sanitation services in Punjab

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has approved $442 million to help improve access to water and sanitation services for the most vulnerable rural communities in Punjab...

    The ‘Punjab Rural Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Project’ will help upgrade water supply and sanitation infrastructure and services that ensure equitable and sustainable access to drinking water and safe wastewater management...

  • Water commission reprimands officers over shabby state of water supply, sewerage installations

    HYDERABAD: Retired Jus­tice Amir Hani Muslim, new head of the Supreme Court-mandated water commission, on Monday reprimanded officers concerned over dilapidated state of water supply and sewerage installations...

    He directed Hyderabad Dev­elo­pment Authority (HDA) and Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) to protect their water and sewerage facilities from encro­a­chers and asked Hyder­abad Electric Supply Company (Hesco) to ensure...

  • All-star movie demands new look at India-Pakistan partition

    He and his wife (Gillian Anderson) are portrayed as well-meaning if naive puppets of London at the start of the Cold War, as Mountbatten agrees to the carve up the subcontinent between Hindu-dominant India and Muslim Pakistan...

    While global politics is being made upstairs, the Indian servants observe the goings-on with mounting horror, just as a love story buds between a Muslim member of staff (Huma Qureshi) and a Hindu valet...

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