KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday constituted a commission to conduct an inquiry into causes of death of eight infants in Tharparkar district, where the level of malnutrition remains high due to frequent drought.
Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar directed the commission, headed by Additional Inspector General of police Sanaullah Abbasi, to submit a report to the court in two months.
By Hafeezullah Sherani | Updated June 17, 2018
Three young brothers were killed and their father and another brother injured during a landsliding incident in Balochistan's Zhob district on Sunday, DawnNewsTV reported.
The incident happened at a hilly tourist spot Silyazzai, where the ill-fated family of Rahmatullah Safi had come to enjoy Eid holidays.
By Khaleeq Kiani
ISLAMABAD: The river flows have improved for now with river Kabul in high floods but drought-like conditions have already hit most parts of the country, affecting Kharif crops.
KARAK: The local residents on Thursday protested acute water shortage flaying the public health engineering department for failing to restore a water scheme damaged and washed away by flash floods last year.
The protesters, who belonged to Rehmatabad, Sikot, Tordhand and Sorti Kalay areas, gathered in Ahmadwala area here to demonstrate.
BAGHLAN: The local officials confirmed that at least two people were killed and two others were injured in a blast close to a registration center in northern Baghlan province on Wednesday.
The Afghan media quoted the local officials that the blast took place in Pul-e-Khumri city, after explosive devices, placed close to the door of a registration center and were detonated.