PESHAWAR, Aug 2: The Peshawar High Court on Tuesday put on notice the Peshawar Development Authority (PDA), the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and provincial ministry of environment in a writ petition challenging some mega projects in the provincial capital terming it environmentally unsafe.
PESHAWAR: Financial constraints and issues related to flawed implementation of the disaster risk management measures were highlighted by experts as impediments compromising the provincial government`s ability to mitigate future flood-related losses.
PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Thursday launched monsoon tree plantation campaign during which over five million saplings will be planted across the province, officials said.
HYDERABAD, Jan 13: Swine flu is a contagious but curable disease and people suffering from chest problem, asthma and heart ailment were particularly vulnerable to catching it.
Dr Sohail Ahmed said this during an awareness seminar about swine flu held at the Services Hospital on Thursday.
PESHAWAR, Jan 11: The US administration is pursuing a long-term strategy to help Pakistan address critical issues in different sectors keeping in view its needs and priorities, says a US diplomat.
HYDERABAD, Jan 10: Thousands of water purification plants worth tens of millions of rupees are no longer purifying water because their cartridges have outlived their utility and now people are drinking contaminated water in the name of filtered water, according to a report prepared by the Association for Research and Development of Rural Areas.
HYDERABAD, Dec 30: Low literacy rate and lack of awareness are two major impediments in way of environmental degradation and immediate steps are required to arrest the trend from further slide.
HYDERABAD, Dec 11: The Sindh Irrigation and Drainage Authority has warned the Water and Sanitation Agency of Hyderabad that if it fails to clear its outstanding Rs63 million dues, its water supply could be cut off.
HYDERABAD, Nov 12: The Sindh Chamber of Agriculture has demanded that the government should give agriculture sector status equal to that of industrial sector and farmers should be extended easy-to-get loans on their agriculture land, a facility available to industrialists on their industrial units.
HYDERABAD, Nov 10: The Hyderabad Action Committee has threatened to organise one-week hunger strike at the mausoleum of Ms Benazir Bhutto and a sit-in outside the Sindh chief minister’s house if the lease of government land in the Latifabad area to an industrial group is not cancelled and the land is not given to local peasants.