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Ziauddin Medical University convocation: Sindh plans regulatory

KARACHI: The Sindh government is planning to set up regulatory bodies for medical education in coming months — a...

Expert explains pioneering work in bioengineering

KARACHI: “In future, you might be able to buy body parts from a shop [given the fast pace of research and...

Centre draws criticism for refusing to devolve Korangi fish harbour

KARACHI: The federal government was criticised on the concluding day of a workshop for persistently refusing to hand...

KU approval of 153 journals raises concerns

KARACHI: The recent approval of over 150 journals by Karachi University’s Board of Advanced Studies and Research...

Mangroves being uprooted for power project in Port Qasim area

KARACHI: Mangrove forests are being destroyed in the Port Qasim area, where a private company plans to establish a...

Risks to coastal communities by climate change highlighted

KARACHI: Highlighting serious risks to coastal communities due to climate change, a position paper launched on...

Bengal tiger at zoo drifting to death

Vets at the Karachi Zoological Gardens have so far failed to help recover the animal.

Police report blames govt officials for Thar disaster

KARACHI: A police report has blamed Sindh government officials for the humanitarian crisis in Thar. It says delays ...

Gizri, Korangi creeks narrowed with land reclamation by DHA: report

KARACHI: A report identifies the Indus Delta, Damb, Pasni, Gwadar and Jiwani as major areas where coastal erosion is...

Costly Gadani jetty project with ‘flawed design’ in limbo

GADANI: With no hope that they can take their vessels to the sea before noon, fishermen at a jetty in Gadani — a...

41-year-old Baldia resident dies of dengue

KARACHI: A 41-year-old man, resident of Baldia Town, on Monday was reported to have died of dengue at a private...

‘87pc buildings in Gulshan may suffer if quake hits city’

An earthquake of moderate to high intensity can cause extensive/complete damage to 87pc of buildings in Gulshan-i-Iqbal.

11 pythons die in DUHS lab within a year

KARACHI: Out of the 19 pythons handed over to the animal laboratory of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS)...

Federal govt invites bids for deep-sea fishing

Local fishermen blame deep-sea trawlers for depleting fish resources

Another whale shark caught, sold and chopped

The female whale shark was caught with the help of a shrimp trawler and reportedly sold for Rs16,000.

PM urged to end ‘irregularities’ at Fuuast

KARACHI: Teachers of the Federal Urdu University for Arts, Science and Technology (Fuuast) have urged the prime...

Thar to get warmer, water scarcity to worsen

KARACHI: The already existing water scarcity in Thar will exacerbate in the next three decades as the desert is ...

EIA report on oil exploration project criticised

KARACHI: Raising serious concerns over proposed oil and gas exploration activities in the protected areas of Malir...

‘Population explosion putting relentless pressure on natural resources’

KARACHI: Despite having 20 major legislations on environment and a network of environmental tribunals, Pakistan...

Historical Kalankot fort victim of official neglect

KARACHI: Once a magnificent fortified enclosure that had served its people well, particularly during conflicts, the...

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