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Governor Sindh visits JPMC KARACHI: Governor Sindh Dr.Ishrat ul Ebad Khan has said that a fully equipped and state of the art cyclotron unit would be operational in Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) within six months to provide modern treatment facilities to the cancer patients.This, he said during his visit to various wards and emergency of JPMC on Wednesday. Provincial Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Dahar, Commissioner Karachi Syed Asif Hyder Shah and Executive Director JPMC Prof. Anees Bhatti were also present.Governor Sindh said that patients specially from poor and middle class, are visiting the government health facility and expecting better treatment there.He said daily 5000 OPD is a proof of the trust of masses towards this health institution. He said that the health institution was not only providing services to the patients of the city but also the people from far flung areas.He directed to increase the capacity of different wards for ...

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CM congratulates PUJ office bearers LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has congratulated President Shehzad Hussain Butt and other office-bearers on being elected unopposed in the elections of Punjab Union of Journalists. In his felicitation message to the newly elected President Shehzad Hussain Butt, Secretary Aamir Sohail, Senior Vice President Ansaar Hussain Zahid, Vice President Mian Shahid Nadeem, Joint Secretary Sharqi Ahmed Tipu, Finance Secretary Shehbaz Akmal Jandran and Members Governing Body, the Chief Minister said the newly elected ...

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LG polls in 23 wards, two UCs begins Thursday SANGHAR: Polling to elect local government (LG), representatives for 23 wards of Municipal Committee Tando Adam and two union councils (UCs), Ghujrro and Harbari of district Sanghar will be held Thursday (February 25) amid strict security arrangements. The polling would start at 8:00 am and it will continue till 5.00 pm. All arrangements including security for conducting polls has been finalized. Polling staff along with polling material has reached at polling stations with security. As ...

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Seven die, 12 injured in Khuzdar explosion KHUZDAR: At least seven persons, including three women and two children, were killed and more than 12 injured as explosives kept for mining purpose at a house exploded in Garook Khat Chak area of Naal tehsil, on Wednesday night. Deputy Commissioner Khuzdar Sarmad Saleem Akram said that explosives for mining purpose were exploded at the house causing fire which engulfed nearby makeshift huts. As a result, seven persons including three women and two children died ...

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Pakistan wants trade with world, not aid: LCCI LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called upon foreign diplomats to help grant maximum market access on favorable terms to Pakistan so that Pakistani businesses could create jobs and opportunities for people to be hopeful. According to LCCI spokesman here Wednesday, the Lahore Chamber's office-bearers expressed these views while speaking at Annual Goodwill Dinner hosted by the LCCI at Islamabad in honour of Foreign Ambassadors in Pakistan. The LCCI office-bearer, he added, ...

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Sindh CM orders removal of encroachments from cultural monuments KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Wednesday directed the Culture Department to coordinate with district and divisional administrations to remove encroachments around the heritage sites and restore them in their actual glory. He issued the directives while presiding over a meeting of the Culture Department here at the CM House. The Chief Minister said that he had witnessed encroachments around the cultural monuments. "There are a lot of encroachments at Shahjehan Mosque ...

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1,600 schools being provided missing facilities under WB programme KARACHI: The Sindh Education Department with the funding of World Bank has launched a Rs two billion project to provide missing facilities to 10,000 schools.Presently, work on provision of missing facilities to 300 schools have been taken up, of them work on 1,600 schools would be completed by the end of June 2016.This was informed in a meeting held under the chairmanship of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah regarding development schemes of Education ...