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Study finds new superbug typhoid strain behind Pakistan outbreak

1 year, 11 months ago
LONDON: An outbreak of typhoid fever in Pakistan is being caused by an extensively drug resistant “superbug” strain, a sign that treatment options for the bacterial disease are running out, scientists said on Tuesday. Researchers from…

Farooq Sattar elected MQM-P chief in intra-party elections

1 year, 11 months ago
KARACHI: Farooq Sattar has been elected as convener of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) by a heavy margin in its intra-party elections. The elections were held at KMC Ground in PIB Colony on Sunday. The polling started at…

Sharjeel Memon, co-accused indicted in corruption case

1 year, 11 months ago
KARACHI: Former provincial minister Sindh Sharjeel Inam Memon and other accused were indicted in a graft case pertaining to corruption of Rs 5.76 billion in the Sindh Information Department. Ex-Information Minister Sindh Sharjeel Inam…

MQM-P groups file nomination papers separately for Senate polls

1 year, 11 months ago
KARACHI: The internal rifts within Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) took another turn on last day for submission of the nomination papers for Senate polls after party chief Dr Farooq Sattar and Rabita Committee members including…

No MPA given ‘offer’ for Senate vote, says CM Sindh

1 year, 11 months ago
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has dispelled the impression that MPAs were being given offers to vote for particular candidates during Senate election. Speaking to media at Election Commission of Pakistan office today,…