Ali Abdullah

  • SIALKOTTrachoma, a chronic contagious viral disease marked by inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye and the formation of scar tissue, causes approximately 3.6 percent of blindness across the globe, experts disclosed.According to WHO statistics, there are about 8 million people ...

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  • SIALKOTDespite the expiration of over two months from the lifting of ban on new arms licenses, the aspirants are not being dealt with for issuance of new licenses by the Nadra and the Sialkot administration, it is learnt.Section Officer Dr Imtiaz Mohsin vide letter SO(Judl-1)1-1/2013(Rules/Policy) ...

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  • SIALKOT A number of people in Pakistan have joined the profession of black scorpions’ hunting as the insect is in high demand by medical experts for the treatment of various diseases, it is learnt. There are more than a thousand online websites dealing in scorpions, as per a research. ...

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  • SIALKOTThe people of six villages protested on Daska-Sialkot Road against mud and clay digging which has converted 50-acre arable land into a 100-feet pond uncovering the water table in tehsil Daska.Sources said that the mud mafia consists of NA-112 MNA Iftikharul Hassan alias Zahry Shan who ...

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  • SIALKOTThe mammoth destruction in Sialkot during floods was mainly because of the grooves made in the nullahs Aik, Palkhu, Bhaid and Dek at most of the points by land mafia with connivance of government officials, it is learnt.A district officer on the condition of anonymity said, “The local ...

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  • SIALKOTThree decades ago, Awami road Daska was a secluded place where the then municipal administration had installed a water disposal unit namely Awami Road Disposal but it has been surrounded by dense population nowadays with thousands of houses neighbouring it and the facility has become a ...

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  • SIALKOT - Along BRB Daska Canal, the road linking Daska city and Mianwali Bangla, tehsil Pasrur is the most dilapidated one in the district, and notorious for everyday fatal accidents, it is learnt.Recently a vehicle plunged into the canal which claimed the lives of all the members of a family as ...

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  • SIALKOT - Monitors, tropical carnivorous lizards which are found in deserted places especially of Dera Ismail Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Karachi, Peshawar and Nowshera like other parts of the world, are on the verge of extinction in Pakistan due their large-scale hunt for preparation of oil for various ...

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  • SIALKOT The Nullah Bhed Bridge in Sialkot Cantt area is the busiest one of the town as an estimated of 50,000 vehicles pass through it daily but it cracked one and a half months ago.The bridge has been placed with a branchy stem nowadays so that the people may see and avoid accidents on their own. ...

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  • SIALKOT Only seven ambulances availably for the three stations of Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) do not suffice the huge population of Sialkot district amidst huge number of fake calls that cause wastage of public money, rescuers’ time and damage their morale.The three centres are ...

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  • Sialkot Permanently accumulated water, heaps of garbage and unavailability of waiting room for passengers who have to stand under the open sky in the scorching heat are the key features of the General Bus Stand of Sialkot.A backyard spreads on acres of land and is three-feet deeper than the rest of ...

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  • SIALKOTOwing to the huge brain drain which has further aggravated healthcare crisis, only one medical practitioner is available for every 1,971 people and one dental surgeon for every 21,420 people here in Pakistan, data reveals.Most of the doctors prefer to get jobs in a foreign country like Saudi ...

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  • SIALKOTThe collusive behaviour between doctors, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies, and medicine sellers has been playing havoc with the health and money of patients who are being looted in the name of healthcare, it is learnt. A source privy to the issue said that the impact of utility ...

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  • SIALKOTThe police have appeared apathetic and indifferent to take action against a man who burnt alive his hapless wife in front of his children and neighbours.As per details, 60-year-old namely Zahida Sarwar Khan was burnt alive by her husband Qayyum Khan alias Babar Khan on May 20 and she ...

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  • SIALKOT Officials have blamed the last PPP-led government for inordinate delay in the 425 MW combined cycle power plant in Nandipur, claimed stepped up work during the current regime, and hoped completion of the project prior to the stipulated period. Total gross capacity of the project is 425 MW ...

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  • SIALKOTThe Gepco staff observed a complete strike across the division as a protest against the alleged attack on the Gepco office Sialkot by activists of Wapda Pegham Union and Shabab-e-Milli.“If police had timely responded, no such an incident would have taken place. We will not sit quietly ...

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  • SIALKOTUnhygienic homeopathic and herbal medicines, food supplements and other products are being sold in the market without their proper clinical tests required by the law that has not been implemented since it was formed some 18 months ago. Despite the presence of rules, no action has so far been ...

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  • SIALKOT-Various diseases are spreading in Bhopalwala, the second largest town in tehsil Sambrial, due to consumption of water mixed with industrial waste and sewerage. The industrial waste in Sialkot city is disposed of in nullahs Aik and Palkhu which flow just 20 feet below the town, said the ...

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  • SIALKOT-Quackery is causing irreparable loss to the human health while the main reasons behind the quacks' flourishing business are shortage of medicines in the government hospitals, hefty charges of doctors and their rude behaviour towards the patients, admits a medical practitioner. Kotli Loharan ...

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  • SIALKOT-The ban on transfer of government servants in the Punjab province is reportedly being ridiculed by the local officialdom for appointment of their blue-eyed persons especially in schools, it is learnt. A notification (PS/SSE/MISC/2009/3 dated 5 January 2010) in continuation of Education ...

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  • SIALKOT-An enquiry has been launched against the headmaster of Government Jinnah Islamia Elementary School over his alleged corruption and fleecing the students under the guise of tuition fee, it is learnt. Out of 77 middle class students of Government Jinnah Islamia Elementary School Daska, only ...

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  • SIALKOT-An expert disclosed that the medical researchers are still unaware of dengue’s mechanism to attack the human being as the virus has taken thousands of lives in the last couple of years while the local officialdom are satisfied with the anti-dengue arrangements in Sialkot district. The ...

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