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  • City to get Rs1.1bn water pipeline soon


    KARACHI: Managing Director Karachi Water & Sewerage Board KWSB Misbahuddin Farid visited the 23 kilometres long 36 inch diameter supply line. The line would cost Rs 1.1 billion. MD KWSB directed that the work must ...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Easy accessibility to clean potable water demanded


    Karachi: Nongovernmental organization HANDS has demand of government to ensure safe drinking water accessibility for citizens. HANDS GM Information Communication Bilquis Rehman in a press briefing said that right to safe drinking water is the basic ...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • UN Under Secretary General calls on President Zardari


    Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the United Nations has a critical role in not only promoting sustainable peace and equitable socioeconomic development across the world but also to safeguard those pristine values ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Ansar Burney to receive Hilal-i-Imtiaz


    ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari will confer national Award ‘Hilal-i-Imtiaz’ to the United Nations former Expert Adviser on human rights and Chairman of Ansar Burney Trust International, Ansar Burney on Saturday, 23rd March . The Hilal-i-Imtiaz ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • UNICEF Broadcasters provide children a platform to discuss a better world

    ISLAMABAD: Broadcasters around the country will provide children and adolescents the opportunity to share their hopes, dreams and aspirations about their future in a better world to contribute to the United Nations debate on the post2015 development...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • UN for access to water-sanitation in development agenda

    KARACHI: The United Nations and its partners have urged the international community to prioritize ensuring access to water and sanitation to vulnerable populations in the ‘post-2015’ development agenda, stressing this would help combat inequality and promote human...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • How justice works in Pakistan’s tribal areas and beyond

    PESHAWAR: Justice in Pakistan’s tribal border areas is a contested issue. “We are quite clear what justice is. If someone kills, commits adultery or some other offence, they deserve to die,” said Javaid Khan of the Utman...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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