Tuber-culosis is more dangerous than Aids and malaria and, as such, effective measures to eliminate the disease from the country are needed to be taken.

The fresh detection of a polio case in a 16-month old boy in Shikarpur district has upset the immunisation campaigners and others associated with the programme, said sources privy to the expanded imm

One person in the world is contracting tuberculosis after every 20 seconds and nearly 250,000 people in Pakistan contract lung TB every year.

Contrary to official claims, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) say that poverty has increased in Pakistan since 2004 and the new government should take the issue seriously.

As a five-member committee of the city government meets on Monday to finalize the ratio of the proposed tax on garbage collection, Karachiites are likely to be taxed ignorant of the fact that they ar

A walk was organised to raise awareness against chopping of trees and hunting of animals and birds in Thar here on Sunday.

The ongoing countrywide dry spell, particularly in catchment areas of the Khanpur Dam, has dropped the water level of the reservoir, official sources here on Saturday.

Flour crisis has intensified in Dadu and Jamshoro districts due to shortage of wheat as food officials reportedly shifted 11,000 wheat bags to Karachi and Hyderabad.

Minister-designate for local government and rural development, Bashir Ahmed Bilour, has said that the new provincial government will ensure obtaining its hydel net profit and due share of the revenue

An acute shortage of water has hit tail-end areas of Nara Canal, adversely affecting recently sown sugarcane and vegetable crops.