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Pakistan’s First Ever Plastic Waste Management Study Report Launched

Pakistan’s first ever research study (baseline scoping study) for plastic waste management, conducted by WWF-Pakistan with support of The Coca-Cola Foundation, was launched during a special ceremony on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 in Islamabad. Ms. Zartaj Gul, Minister of State for Climate Change was the Guest of Honour.This scoping study

Pakistan to Start Free COVID-19 Vaccination in September 2021

Parliamentary Secretary for National Health Services Dr. Nausheen Hamid has said that Pakistan will start vaccinating people against the coronavirus from September 2021, which will be free of charge.The secretary on Wednesday made the announcement on twitter stating: “The PTI government will provide the coronavirus vaccine free of charge to

One Emergency Helpline for Police, Fire Brigade, Ambulance in Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan will soon announce the Pakistan Emergency Helpline (Initiative) to assist citizens in emergencies and the National Telecommunication Corporation has prepared a feasibility report in this regard.According to a feasibility report available to Urdu News, the initiative will be a 911-style US helpline that citizens can call

Lahore to be Divided into Four Districts

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s local leadership has recommended the Punjab government to divide Lahore into four districts instead of two.The Central Punjab leadership has recommended splitting Lahore into four districts and deputy commissioners should be appointed in these districts.PTI Central Punjab President Ijaz Chaudhry tabled the proposal before the prime minister and

UK Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Use

Britain on Wednesday said it had approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use and that it will be rolled out for use from next week.“The Government has today accepted the recommendation from the independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to approve Pfizer-BioNTechs COVID-19 vaccine for use,” the government said.“The

NHT to Commercially Launch ‘Made in Pakistan’ Cardiac Stents this Month

N-ovative Health Technologies (NHT), a National University of Science and Technology (NUST) based tech startup has announced to commercially launch Made in Pakistan cardiac stents this month (December).As per the company, this nationally ground-breaking initiative by NHT aims to make healthcare more affordable for patients as local manufacturing of high-quality

Twindemic: No Flu Shots Aailable in Pakistan as Winter Looms and Pandemic Rages

 A surge in demand for vaccines to ward off the winter flu around the world has led to the non-availability of flu shots in Pakistan, officials said on Tuesday, raising the risk of a potentially lethal “twindemic” as COVID-19 cases soar. Many governments around the world, especially in the United States

Pakistani Origin British Police Officers Introduce Hijab as Part of Female Uniform

Two British police officers named Uzma Amireddy and Arfan Rahouf, one born in Pakistan other with origins from Kashmir have introduced hijab as part of the female police uniform after getting approval from North Yorkshire police department.Uzma Amireddy, who was born in Lahore and has been in England since she