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Three day polio vaccination campaign concludes LARKANA: The three-day anti-polio drive launched to administer polio drops to children under the age of five years, successfully concluded here on Wednesday.District Health Officer, Dr. Khalilullah Shaikh told APP on Thursday evening, that 735 mobile teams were engaged to visit houses and administer polio drops to the concerned children. He said during the campaign more than 310228 children were given anti-polio drops.He also said that the mobile teams also visited remote and far-flung areas throughout Larkana district and administered Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) to the children.The DHO regretted that a negative propaganda campaign had been launched against Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV).He said that polio eradication drive was in a decisive phase in all the Talukas of Larkana district and therefore a coordinated strategy by the authorities, donor agencies and health professionals is required. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

US ambassador meets Shahbaz Sharif LAHORE: American Ambassador in Pakistan Richard Olson called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here on Thursday.Matters of mutual interest, bilateral relations and promotion of cooperation in different sectors were discussed during the meeting. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Decisive war being fought against terrorists: CM LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan is passing through a critical phase of the history.Decisive war is being fought against the menace of terrorism in which victory is the only option, he said talking to Assembly members who called on him here Thursday.The unity and consensus needed today is more than ever before, he addedHe said that Pakistan Muslim League-N government is coping with the challenges being faced by the ...
CIA Police recover looted money LAHORE: CIA Police claimed to have arrested three dacoits who had looted cash of Rs. 1,000,000 from a family returning from London and also recovered the amount.This was stated by Commissioner Overseas Commission Afzal Bhatti while addressing a press conference here on Thursday. Director Police Overseas Commission Capt (r) Syed Ahmad Mobeen and DG overseas Commission Khawaja Daood were also present.Giving details, Afzal Bhatti said that Salahuddin and his father Ch Abdul Aziz came out ...
Governor condoles with former corps commander PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan visited Mansehra on Thursday and condoled with former Corps Commander Peshawar, Lt. Gen. (Rtd.) Gen Khalid Rabbani, on demise of his mother. He remained there for some time and expressed deep sympathies with members of bereaved family. He also offered fateha for the eternal peace of the departed soul and granting courage to family members to bear the irreparable loss with patience. Copyright APP (Associated Press of ...
Muqam assures provision of basic facilities to neglected districts MINGORA: Advisor to Prime Minister, Engr. Ameer Muqam said that this was his earnest desire to provide all basic amenities of life to the people of mountainous district of the province and no household was deprived of clean drinking water, roads, electricity and education. Addressing a jirga of elites of tehsil Martung at Poran House Shangla, Advisor to PM said that the PML-N government would leave no stone unturned to bring the under developed parts ...
IED blast injures four on Wana-Tank road in South Waziristan PESHAWAR: A road side IED blast targeting a vehicle of the Levy Thrusday injured Political Muharrar and three personnel of the levies force on Wana-Tank road in South Waziristan Agency, political authorities said. The vehicle of the levy force was on its way to Tank from Sarvakai tehsil of South Waziristan Agency when it hit the planted IED at a roadside. The vehicle totally smashed as a result of the explosion. The injured included Political ...


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