By Sumera Khan
At the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2012, Pakistan may be free of poppy cultivation, but the country still provides a vital transit route for smuggling of drugs worth $30 billion from neighbouring Afghanistan.
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ISLAMABAD – National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) will organise a roundtable conference to provide vocational training to youth here from June 27-28.
The other objective of the two-day conference, being organised in collaboration with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), is to enable them to contribute effectively in the economic activities, and harness . . . → Read More: Conference for the Youth to be organized by NAVTTC and UNESCO
Older women who don’t get enough vitamin D may be slightly heavier than those who do.
A Kaiser Permanente study, published online in the recent issue of the Journal of Women’s Health, looked at more than 4,600 women aged 65 and older for a four and one-half year period. Researchers found women with low levels of . . . → Read More: Weight gain could result from insufficient levels of Vit D
Each time a new scandal threatens the credibility of the entire media industry, journalists and editors argue that only self-regulation can hold people accountable without threatening freedom of speech. We do not disagree. But there seems to be some confusion about what self-regulation and accountability means. A scandal in American media last week provides a useful example of how . . . → Read More: Clearing Misconceptions about Media Self- Regulation
KARACHI – Various anti narcotics agencies of Sindh have destroyed a huge quantity of narcotics on Tuesday to mark the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
In this connection, a joint drug destruction and burning ceremony was held here at Hawksbay on Tuesday.
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