Daily Archives: October 1, 2013

Viral diseases on rise in Larkana

Ratodero: The seasonal outburst of malaria and other viral infectious diseases including flu have made the lives of poor & needy people miserable as these diseases have surfaced in Larkana district.

The private clinics are jam-packed with patients and government

842m suffered from chronic hunger in 2011-13: UN

KARACHI: Some 842 million people, or roughly one in eight, suffered from chronic hunger in 2011-13, not getting enough food to lead active and healthy lives according to a report released by the UN food agencies.

The number is down

5000mt foreign coal for Pak Steel due this week

Karachi: Pakistan Steel is taking efforts to procure coke through local suppliers, besides import of foreign coal. Pak Steel spokesman said on Tuesday that keeping in view of the acute shortage of the coal the management is taking efforts to

40 drugs manufacturing halted on rupee decline, inflation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (PPMA) urged federal government to provide it level playing field to fulfil the requirements of local drugs manufacturers and meet the export targets of $1 billion till end of fiscal year 2015-16.

PPMA representatives led

Mobilink Foundation to distribute relief items

KARACHI: Mobilink Foundation has initiated relief operations in Baluchistan as a means of alleviating the distress of those affected by the recent earthquake. A severe shortage of food has resulted in starvation in the worse affected areas.

As part of

Egyptian delegation participates in Expo Pakistan

KARACHI: The participation of Egyptian business delegation has been a regular phenomena from the last many years. But keeping in view the political and security situation in Egypt, the participation of 20 participants in 8th Expo Pakistan will go a