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Women march for rights, gender parity

KARACHI: Women in Karachi celebrated International Women’s Day—as like other parts of the country and the world—to highlight their social, economic, cultural and political achievements as well as pressing their demand for quick action to accelerate gender parity. While debates and talk shows on women

SFDL holds training for Police Crime Scene Unit

By Our Correspondent: KARACHI: Forensic science is an important modern age tool for solving criminal cases, therefore, training of the crime scene investigators bears immense significance for the proper collection of evidence that helps the dispensation of justice in its true spirit. These views were

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Time to work from home, if possible

Gloves are off now in the fight against the novel coronavirus, with the number of people affected increasing every day. It is, then, imperative that we as a nation do everything we can to contain the spread of the virus amongst us. In this regard,

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Building collapse

Yet another building collapsed in Karachi. This time it was a multi-storey building in the residential area of Golimar, and the incident involved two other adjoining buildings. According to reports, construction work was in progress on the top floor of the ill-fated building which was

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Panic buying

By Engr A A Chandani: We came to know through media reports that a slight minority of highly panicked affluent class thronged super stores and markets in Karachi to lift bulk quantities of ghee, cooking oil and other grocery items, while cash starved buyers kept

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Functional foods provide shield against illnesses

By Sidra Raza: Consumption of immune boosting foods—also known as super foods/functional foods – is extremely necessary for a strong immune system as well as for protection against seasonal illnesses like flu and other health problems such as arthritis, allergies, cancer, abnormal cell growth, multiple

‘Koohi Hospital handles 1,000 newborn cases’

By Our Correspondent: KARACHI: The charitable Koohi Goth Women Hospital in Malir celebrated over 1000 successful treatment of newborns belonging to poor families of the area at its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) since its inception eight months ago. Speaking at a ceremony, Head of


‘Full preparedness needed to fight coronavirus’

By Mukhtar Alam KARACHI: At a time when the Sindh government has moved for a partial lockdown in the province in the wake of fast spread of coronavirus (Covid-19), experts have stressed the need for invigorating available healthcare facilities in the public sector as well