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  • Karachi water crisis: Free water tanker service begins today, says minister

    KARACHI: Sindh Information and Local Government Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has stated that the service comprising 1000 free water tankers will start on Monday in the city for the areas facing acute water shortage...

    Talking to reporters after a meeting held with the management of the Karachi Water Sewerage Board (KWSB) and the city administration to review the water crisis in the city, he said the tanker service would be free of...

  • Tanker operators blame water crisis on govt officials

    KARACHI: Claiming that they are not the ‘tanker mafia’ as they are dubbed, the All Karachi Water Tankers Ittehad came out to present “the real picture behind the water crisis and high rates of tankers in the city” to the media at the Karachi Press Club on Thursday...

    This water shortage is just artificially created to fill the pockets of certain high-ups in the government...

  • Free tanker service for water-starved areas from 11th, PA told

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly was on Friday informed that the government would reintroduce a free tanker service from next week for the residents of water-starved localities in the metropolis...

    Winding up the general discussion on an adjournment motion about an acute water shortage in Karachi, Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon, who also holds the portfolio of the local government department, said that the government has made...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves...

    “In Myanmar, we can't afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, a teacher and tech entrepreneur taking virtual reality into the classroom
  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    org carries the stories of all the team members who prepared for the tournament over three months and worked on solutions to “mind-baffling physical phenomena” including: electric honeycombs, hot water geysers, rollers on rollers, magnetic trains, ultra-hydrophobic water, acoustic metamaterials and mechanical machines to generate random numbers...

  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on condition of anonymity...

    The Indian government in 2011 ordered The Economist magazine to cover up a map of disputed borders in Kashmir...

  • More than lines on a map

    For long the army has seen some among this lot as ‘patriotic’ and a second line of defence and hence as allies whose capacity it has beefed up in the past and largely left alone during the current operations...

    Isn’t it time for GHQ to pause and ask itself how it can tell one group apart from the other when each is committed to the enforcement of the narrowest, most obscurantist, and often divisive view of religion?If the CPEC is...

  • Map of resistance

    INVISIBLE to the frenzied world of urban dwellers, and anchored in the rural hinterlands of Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe, live communities of peasants — small farmers, tenants, sharecroppers — joined together in their tumultuous fight against forces bent upon usurping their rights to land, to produce and to continue their way of life...

    La Via Campesina (literally ‘the peasant way’) is a unique international labour movement...
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