Syed Jafar Aksari

  • TKARACHI - Experts and civil society activists have felt strong concerns for the women facing serious health issues related to breast, ovary, cervical and uterine cancer.“A great number of rural women have been caught by breast cancer every year. Young women should not die of cancer and should ...

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  • TKARACHI - The K-Electric has made the ongoing summer season more merciless by continuing power outages from three to nine hours in the metropolis.The government has failed to bring an end to loadshedding in the country, while all the political democratic governments have made tall claims for the ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh government has earmarked Rs10.7 billion for education sector for the fiscal year 2014-15.In this budget, the provincial government has kept an allocation of Rs134.32 billion for non-development expenditure of education, which is 31 per cent of total current revenue ...

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  • TKARACHI  - The Sindh government has failed to implement the Healthcare Commission Bill 2013 in the province.The health experts and the leaders of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) have shown concern over the lethargic behaviour of the provincial government and Sindh Health Department towards ...

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  • TKARACHI - Feudalists are the architects of the artificial food shortage in Thar, concluded speakers at a press conference on Monday. Leading Pakistani scientists speaking at a press conference held at the Latif Ebrahim Jamal (LEJ) National Science Information Center, Karachi University (KU), said ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Health Department is buckling up to battle ‘Naegleria Fowleri’ that could spread in the province this summer experts say.Sindh Health Minister Dr Saghir Ahmed briefed officials at the office of the provincial minster for information and local government here on Tuesday. ...

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  • TKARACHI - After the killing of a medico-legal officer (MLO), Dr Manzoor Ahmed Memon, leading public hospitals in the city are facing shortage of medico-legal officers (MLOs), The Nation has learned.The murder of MLO Dr Manzoor Ahmed Memon has forced MLOs of other hospitals to go on vacations. Three ...

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  • TKARACHI - Issuance of polio certificates to travellers has become a lucrative business for private hospitals in country’s commercial hub though Sindh Health Department has announced public hospitals will do the same free of cost.Declaring the spread of polio an international public health ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh government has started anti-polio and measles drive in 29 districts of Sindh from Monday under the Expanded Programme of Immunisation (EPI) to make the children, between 6 months to 10 years of age, immunised against the fatal disease. The 12-day long special immunisation campaign ...

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  • TKARACHI - Dow University Health Sciences (DUHS) has conferred degrees to over 1200 students of different disciplines in its 5th Convocation held at the Ojha Campus of Dow University.  The degrees were conferred upon the graduates of MBBS, BDS, Nursing and Medical Technology and other ...

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  • TKARACHI - All political parties of the country are urged to include promotion of science and technology and education on priority basis in their political agenda because prosperous economy is linked with the progress of these sectors. Pakistan has disgracefully lesser education budget. Energy ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Government has failed to curb cheating in the ongoing matriculation examinations (SSC Part I & II).Sources in the board say that the government could not keep the cheating mafia away from examination centres. “Members of cheating mafia were found in various examination ...

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  • TKARACHI  - The Sindh Health Department has failed to finish the project of establishing five burns centres across the province for past five years. In 2009, Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan announced the Rs255million project due to be completed in 2011.The delay has been blamed on the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Like in the past, tall claims of the Sindh Government on taking strict measures against cheating in exams has once again been exposed as on the second day of 9th–10th examinations students continued copying and cheating freely during exams, The Nation has learnt.The candidates of ...

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  • TKARACHI - More than 30 doctors in Karachi have recently received extortion slips from Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), in a sign of increasing hold of militants on the biggest city of the country where government forces have been conducting a targeted operation for months.The threat to this ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan is considered among countries which with the highest kidney diseases where around 25,000 persons go to renal failure every year. Out of which only 10 percent succeed in receiving dialysis and only 2.3 percent have good fortune to receive transplantation. The World Health ...

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  • TKARACHI  - The Sindh Education Department has once again failed to get the textbooks published on the time due to its lack of interest in the affairs of Sindh Textbook Board, The Nation has learnt.Once again the new academic session will start with shortage of books in Sindh; the Sindh ...

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  • TKARACHI  - Public dispensaries working under Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), are facing operational issues due to lack of medical facilities and shortage of staff.   As many as 105 dispensaries located in different parts of the city are in grip of mismanagement; despite ...

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  • TKARACHI - Teachers Tuesday went on boycott of classes across Sindh to protest against the Sindh Universities Laws (Amendment) Act 2013. On the call of Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association-Pakistan (FAPUASA-P), a two-hour token strike was also observed in the other ...

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  • TKARACHI - Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases (KIHD), one of the main teaching hospitals of Pakistan, is in need of the government’s attention, as it faces financial hiccups, The Nation has learned.  During the last four years KIHD has not been provided with sufficient funds by Karachi ...

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  • TKARACHI  - As many as 1362 graduates of various disciplines received degrees and medals at the 24th Convocation of Karachi University (KU) held here on Thursday. The University conferred degrees of B.A, B.Sc, B.Com, BPA (Honors), BS/Masters, BLIS, MLIS, B.E, Pharm-D, MPhil (2013 & 2014), ...

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  • TKARACHI - Famous Pakistani atomic scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan has said that ill policies of incompetent and ignorant rulers and politicians are causing ‘brain drain’ in the country.He was speaking at the 12th convocation of Iqra University held in Karachi on Sunday. Iqra ...

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  • TKARACHI  - Primary schoolteachers staged a protest outside the Sindh Secretariat against the provincial secretary education and education policies of the Sindh Education Department towards the primary section of the education on Monday.  Hundreds of primary teachers including men and ...

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  • TKARACHI  - Jamaat-e-Islami chief Munawar Hasan said on Sunday his party and other political groups along with labour unions would launch an anti-privatisation movement from January 16. “PML-N government has completely failed to resolve problems of the people; the country has become a ...

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  • TKARACHI - Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) is becoming a safe haven for illegal activities, as women harassment by outsiders and male nursing male staff is on the rise, The Nation has learned.   The members of students’ wing of a national political party are largely involved in the ...

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  • TKARACHI  - Price hike in books have spread a sense of reservation in the county’s students, academicians, intellectuals, booksellers, publishers and parents, which is adding in the vanishing ‘book reading culture’.Major reason in increase in book prices is Government duties ...

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  • TKARACHI - “Pakistan is passing through a crucial phase facing many challenges like sectarianism, which needs to be properly addressed. Unity among Pakistani Muslims is need of the hour, as the country is on the target of terrorists; on the other hand Karachi is in the grip of target killing, ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh Education and Literacy Department has failed to recover service dues of retired school teachers allegedly embezzled by Syed Taj Muhammad Shah, Ex ADO Education (Male) Gulberg Town, despite various reminders issued from the office of Provincial Ombudsman  Sindh (Regional ...

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  • TKARACHI - This is the first time that Karachi University (KU) is going to take the services of the National Testing System (NTS) for conducting an Entry Test to induct students in the University in Honours and Masters Programmes to remove the expected political pressure from the ruling parties ...

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  • TKarachi -  Dengue reported to have killed another three people, taking tally to 21 on Tuesday in Sindh. More than 3,540 cases have been reported since January. Karachi is the worst affected area of the province. According to the Dengue Surveillance Cell, five-year-old boy from Karachi died on ...

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