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  • Dad Takes Photos Of 18-Month-Old Daughter In 'Unsafe' Situations, But It's All For A Good Reason

    April 6, 2017 10:44 AM 4

    A dad has been taking photos of his daughter in what seems to be extremely risky poses but as always, it’s not all it seems. Stephen Crowley, from Dublin, is a designer and has used his insane Photoshop skills to create pictures of his daughter, Hannah, in “unsafe” situations. And even when you know it’s not real and you know she’s Photoshopped, they will probably

  • FIA to investigate Organ Transplantation Law related matters

    April 6, 2017 9:58 AM 9

    Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has included Organ Transplantation Law in its schedule. A notification in this regard has also been issued by Director General (DG) FIA. According to sources, following the incorporation of Organ Transplantation law, the FIA has been authorized to conduct investigation Organ Transplantation related matters. FIA would

  • Previously announced flour recall expanded across the country

    April 5, 2017 4:08 AM 4 2

    OTTAWA – A recall of Robin Hood brand flour announced last month by federal health officials has now been expanded to all of Canada. The initial recall of 10-kilogram bags of flour was addressed to consumers in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The affected flour carries a best-before date of April 17, 2018 (and a UPC code of 0 59000 01652 8). The Public

  • Technical Advisory Group on polio eradication commends Pakistan's efforts for polio free country

    April 1, 2017 7:27 AM 7

    It says Pakistan Polio Eradication Initiative has made tremendous progress towards polio eradication. The Technical Advisory Group on polio eradication has commended the Pakistan's efforts for a polio free country. In a meeting in Islamabad, it said Pakistan Polio Eradication Initiative has made tremendous progress towards polio eradication

  • Video: Missing Indonesian man found dead in 7-metre python's stomach

    March 29, 2017 11:11 AM 26

    Jakarta: Villagers and news reports say a 25-year-old Indonesian man was swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi. A six-minute video on the website of the Tribun Timur publication shows villagers slicing open the python's carcass to reveal the legs and torso of the victim, named Akbar. Junaedi, the secretary of Salubiro village in West Sulawesi

  • Know the symptoms following breakout in Europe and WHO warning

    March 29, 2017 10:27 AM 12

    Before widespread vaccination, measles caused an estimated 2.6 million deaths each year The World Health Organisation have said the breakout of measles in Europe is threatening the elimination of the potentially deadly disease. Since January this year there has been over 500 cases across the European region as immunisation levels drops below the 95% threshold

  • Selling donated blood is a non-pardonable offence: CJP

    March 29, 2017 5:29 AM 11

    ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar remarked that the sale of donated blood is a non-pardonable offence because it is the matter of protection of human lives. He further remarked that this is the matter of paramount significance for Supreme Court (SC). He gave these remarks during presiding over a 3- member bench of SC during

  • Modern treatment helps patients complete TB course earlier

    March 28, 2017 11:54 PM 9

    Islamabad: Manager of National Tuberculosis Control Programme Dr. Nasir Mehmood said the modern treatment has made it possible for the patients of tuberculosis to complete their medical course in six months instead of two years time frame. "The two years long medical course for tuberculosis is a very hectic exercise due to which many patients leave the course

  • ‘One TB patient can transfer disease to 16 people’

    March 26, 2017 11:32 PM 9

    Tuberculosis is curable now and timely diagnosis and complete medication can ward off the disease. It is a contagious disease and can be transferred from one person to others easily. It can be diagnosed at TB centres everywhere in Pakistan and the government of Punjab has taken effective measures for it. These views were expressed by experts at a seminar

  • World Tuberculosis Day observed

    March 25, 2017 12:31 AM 12

    MIRPUR KHAS: World Tuberculosis Day was observed on March 24 (Friday) at Muhammadi Medical Hospital Mirpurkhas. With an aim to raise public awareness about tuberculosis and the efforts made to prevent and treat the disease, the theme of World TB Day 2017 is "Unite to End TB". There were various World Tuberculosis Day events and activities organized by Muhammad