13 Shia pilgrims die in bomb blast near Quetta

By Bari Baloch

At least 13 Shia pilgrims were killed and 25 others injured when the bus they were travelling in became the target of a remote-controlled car bomb attack, in Western Bypass area, on the outskirts of Quetta on Thursday.

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Nurses protest for raise in salaries continues undeterred

MULTAN – Scores of staff nurses from different hospitals on Monday staged a protest demonstration and took out a rally against the provincial government for not increasing their salaries.

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World Cancer Day: ‘Cures for most cancers that were hopeless years ago are now possible’

“Cures for most cancers that were hopeless 20 years ago are very possible today,” says Dr Nehal Masood, who is the head of haematology and oncology and an associate professor at the Aga Khan University Hospital. “Of course, the earlier it is diagnosed, the better. Otherwise cancer can be emotionally and financially draining.”

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