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Pakistan has over 7 million diabetic patients: Dr. Tayyab Badshah ISLAMABAD: Diabetes is a chronic disease and globally around 415 million people are suffering from it with more than seven million people in Pakistan.Dr. Tayyab Badshah, Consultant Endocrinologist Shifa International Hospital (SIH) informed that unfortunately half of its patients who die from it are under the age of 60 years.Around 86,000 children suffer from type-1 diabetes every year, he observed adding that diabetes can badly affect the eyes, brain, heart, kidneys and legs, he told APP here on Monday. It is also one of the major causes of blindness and kidney failure, he added.Dr. Tayyab said gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that few women suffered through it during pregnancy only. Around 18 percent expecting mothers develop this condition, making it one of the most common health problem during pregnancy.He said among these patients it is a temporary disorder that usually disappears after child birth. Those mothers who do ...

FESCO issues shutdown programme FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown programme for Tuesday due to necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines.According to the programme issued by the company here on Monday, power supply from Arkana and Ali Pur feeders emanating from 132-KV Jaranwala grid station, Muneer Shaheed, Sufi Di Kothi and Lundianwala feeders originating from 132-KV Lundianwala grid station will remain suspended from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm while Jhang Bazaar feeder emanating ...

JBA rescinds membership of 21 lawyers FAISALABAD: Jaranwala Bar Association (JBA) on Monday rescinded membership of 21 lawyers on charges of nonpayment of fee, non-practice and non-professional behaviour.President JBA Tanveer Akhter Chaudhry said that their references had also been submitted before the Punjab Bar Council (PBC) for further action. He said the JBA had taken action on the instructions of PBC to scrutinize non-practicing and non-professional lawyers as these were taking shelter under the umbrella of JBA by getting membership but ...

Finance Minister grieved over death of Aali ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has expressed sorrow and grief over the sad demise of known poet and intellectual, Jamiluddin Aali.The Minister said the poetry rendered by Aali Jee depicted true national spirit,according to statement issued by Ministry of Finance,here on Monday.He also contributed immensely to prose. He will always be remembered for his great work in these two spheres as well as his interesting columns.The Minister in a message sympathised with the ...

NA Speaker, Deputy Speaker condole Jamiluddin Aali's demise ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and his Deputy Murtaza Javed Abbasi Monday condoled the sad demise of renowned poet and columnist Jamiluddin Aali.In their separate condolence messages, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker expressed their profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Jamiluddin Aali.They prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant strength and courage to members of the family to bear the irreparable loss with ...

PCB Chairman condoles Jamiluddin Aali's passing away LAHORE: Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board, Shaharyar Mohammad Khan, Chairman, Executive Committee, Najam Sethi and Chief Operating Officer, Subhan Ahmad here on Monday offered their heartfelt condolences over the passing away of noted literary figure Jamiluddun Aali. Aali was a renowned and prolific poet, fiction and travel writer, critic, scholar and newspaper columnist who distinguished himself in various literary genres, finding vast public acclaim through his many national songs. He also founded Pakistan Writers Guild. In ...

Railways to introduce modern coaches of Karakoram Express LAHORE: Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique is inaugurating upgraded rake of Karakoram express train on Tuesday.According to the PR sources on Monday, members of Senate Standing Committee on Railways will also accompany him.It is pertinent to mention here the PR is introducing state of the art passenger coaches for commuters to facilitate them. The train runs between Lahore and Karachi. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015


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Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
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