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PROVIDING BETTER OPPORTUNITIES TO STUDENTS GOVT’S TOP PRIORITY: ZUBAIR

Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair says providing better opportunities to the students for research based education is the top priority of the government.

Addressing the laptop distribution ceremony at the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari in Karachi on Friday, he aid …

RANGERS ARREST EIGHT CRIMINALS IN KARACHI

Rangers have arrested eight criminals during raids in different areas of Karachi.

The arrested criminals were involved in extortion, target killing, dacoity, drug smuggling and other heinous crimes.

Illegal weapons, ammunition, drugs and looted items were recovered from them.

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Yemen cholera death toll rises to 471

Geneva, (IINA) – The number of people who have died in a cholera epidemic affecting Yemen has risen to at least 471, according to World Health Organization (WHO) figures released on Monday.

However, the latest WHO bulletin covering the period from April 27, said that there was a significant decrease in the daily average number of cases recorded in the week up to May 27 compared to the previous seven-day period.

The epidemic began in October and grew until December. It then dwindled but was never brought fully under control, and a new surge in cases began in April.

The WHO said on Monday that the average daily number of cases recorded between May 21 and 27 was 2,529 � down from 3,025 in the previous seven days.

The bulletin said that the total number of suspected cases stood at 51,832.

Caused by ingesting bacteria from water or food contaminated with feces, cholera usually manifests itself with sudden acute diarrhea and can kill within hours, although three-quarters of infected people show no symptoms.

The short incubation period means outbreaks can spread with speed, especially in places without safe water and proper sanitation, according to WHO.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

Smoking harms livers of unborn babies: scientists

Edinburgh (IINA) – The impact of cigarette damage to unborn babies has been revealed in a new stem cell study after, scientists found that the cocktail of chemicals in cigarettes is particularly harmful to developing liver cells.

They developed a …

Muslims in China start Ramadan fasting with fervor: Report

Beijing (IINA) – Muslims across China started on Saturday the Islamic holy month of Ramadan with religious fervor.In China, there are around 20 million Muslims, including some foreign residents. As per the policy of the Central government, the Muslims …