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Doctors recommend ICD, backup pacemaker to Nawaz Sharif


April 3, 2019

LAHORE: Former Prime Minister  Nawaz Sharif has been recommended to have implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) and a backup pacemaker, his daughter Maryam Nawaz said on Wednesday. Maryam Nawaz responding to a tweet on Wednesday said: “doctors have recommended Backup Pacemaker & ICD (Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillator, a life saving device implanted in the body for patients at risk for fatal cardiac Arrhythmias.” In …

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Pakistan expresses concern over India’s anti-satellite weapon test


April 3, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on  Wednesday expressed  concern  over   test of anti-satellite weapon   by India, urging the international community   not   to ignore the military dimension of such actions and its implications on the global and regional peace, stability and security. In a statement, foreign office said   Pakistan has noted with deep concern the assessment of relevant organizations and international experts on the …

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Petition asks UN body not to drop Kashmir report


April 3, 2019

LONDON: A leading Kashmiri rights campaigner and lawyer has launched an online petition to stop the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) from dropping the “UN Report on Kashmir” which was published in June 2018 recognising gross human rights atrocities in Indian occupied Kashmir. Barrister Majid Tramboo has launched the petition urging the United Nations Human Rights …

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Brunei introduces stoning to death for gay sex, adultery


April 3, 2019

Bandar Seri Begawan: Brunei on Wednesday introduced harsh new sharia laws, including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex, despite a storm of global criticism from politicians, celebrities and rights groups. The tough penal code in the tiny country on tropical Borneo island — ruled by the all-powerful Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah — fully came into force following years of …

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Malaysia ex-PM Najib goes on trial over 1MDB mega-scandal


April 3, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s disgraced former leader Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all charges against him as he went on trial Wednesday over a multi-billion-dollar fraud. The 65-year-old faced the first of several trials over his alleged involvement in the looting of sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, a state investment vehicle established to develop the economy of the Southeast Asian nation. …

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Boy mistakenly runs over chicken, takes it to the hospital in rush


April 3, 2019

Picture of a little boy in Sairang, India who rushed to the hospital taking chicken that he ran over mistakenly with his cycle, has gone viral among netizens. A little boy in Sairang who accidentally ran over his neighbor’s chicken took it to the hospital in rush with all the money he had. After the picture of the boy was …

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Celebration of Oral Health Week at Baqai University


April 3, 2019

KARACHI: On the occasion of World Oral Health day 2019, like every year Department of Community Dentistry, Baqai Dental College, Baqai Medical University celebrated “Oral Health Week” with full enthusiasm and devotion. The oral health week was observed from 20th to 26th of March 2019 and different activities were held in five primary health care centres on different days. The …

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Bilawal Bhutto inaugurates NICVD Larkana


April 3, 2019

LARKANA: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Tuesday offered Sindh government’s services to the federal and provincial governments in establishing world-class cardiac-care facilities like National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) for their people, saying they should learn from the experiences of Sindh in providing free of charge quality cardiac care facilities to people of entire Pakistan. “I would …

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Facebook CEO visits Ireland to discuss reform pledge


April 3, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting Irish lawmakers on Tuesday after calling for more action from governments to regulate social media. Facebook said Zuckerberg will meet members of parliament Hildegarde Naughton, James Lawless and Eamon Ryan to discuss “a range of policy issues” whilst in Dublin. All three are members of Ireland’s parliamentary communications committee, also standing as the nation’s …

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Whatsapp targets fake messages ahead of India mega-election


April 3, 2019

WhatsApp launched a hotline Tuesday allowing Indians to flag rumours circulating ahead of the upcoming election, a major concern in a country where fake news has fuelled violence. It comes a day after WhatsApp´s parent company Facebook removed hundreds of pages promoting India´s ruling and opposition parties for violating rules around spam and “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” online. The spread of …

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