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Karachi traffic police unique action against wrong parking.

Karachi: Sindh Traffic Police comes up with a unique strategy to stop parallel parking by taking away number plates of these violators, leaving behind fine vouchers to reattain the plates. Usually, the people who come to Saddar park their cars at no-parking zones that result in the congestion of traffic. The Traffic Police has been trying hard to curb this issue by lifting wrongly parked cars and taking them to the police station. In spite of rampant car lifting, no one still bats an eye and continue parking cars in one…

Pakistan’s top physically challenged body builder awaits govt help to participate in Mr Olympia

Naveed Butt, Pakistan's top physically challenged bodybuilder, is awaiting government help to participate in Mr Olympia. Butt is no ordinary bodybuilder for he not only beat polio but world's top bodybuilders in international competitions. He has four gold medals with three of them coming from Mr Olympia's physically challenged category. Butt had participated in 2013 edition of Mr Olympia after selling his gym but today he is penniless and is awaiting govt help to participate in this year's competition. Butt…

Here is what Pakistan should know about HIV AIDS

World AIDS Day, is observed on 1st December every year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. AIDS has killed more than 25 million people between 1981 and 2007and an estimated 33.2 million people worldwide live with HIV as of 2007, making it one of the most destructive epidemics in recorded history. Despite recent, improved access to antiretroviral treatment and care in many regions of the world, the AIDS epidemic claimed an estimated 2 million lives in 2007, of which…

Young engineer from Peshawar creates electric bike to help curb pollution

PESHAWAR: Young engineer from Peshawar invented environment-friendly electric bike to help reduce air pollution. According to the details, the electric bike commonly known as e-bike, comes with an electric engine and runs on chargeable batteries. Its batteries take three hours for full charge and in the duration of one charge, the bike can cover a distance of up to 102 kilometres. It is pertinent to mention here that in one recharge, its batteries consume only one unit of electricity which mean the biker can travel 102…

100 Days Of Khan: The major achievements of PTI government

On May 20, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) presented its agenda for the first 100 days of government — if people of the country elect the party to power. The ambitious agenda- often mocked by party’s critics- included transformation in governance, revitalisation of economic growth and ensuring the country’s national security. As PTI emerged victorious in July 25 general elections, people of the country pinned all their hopes in the party’s plan to run the country and their eyes were on the barometer itself set up by the…

Meat from calves as young as a week-old being sold in Karachi

KARACHI:  A raid conducted by ARY News’ Zimmedar Kaun team along with Malir additional commissioner revealed that meat from young calves as young as a week old is being sold in Karachi, ARY News reported. According to details, the Zimmedar Kaun team led by Kamil Arif raided an illegal slaughter house located in Landhi area of the city and caught red-handed, some butchers involved in slaughtering young buffalo calves from nearby dairy farms and selling their meat. “They were selling calves’ meat, we saved at least 150…

This organization helps babies born with indeterminate sex live a normal life

Lahore: An organization in Lahore is doing everything it can to give babies born with an indeterminate sex lead a normal life. Having done hundred successful operations giving children the hope to fulfill their dreams, the organization believes that treatment is the only way forward, "30-40% of people born with indeterminate sex do not get themselves treated. The treatment is possible but they don't get it done and join the group of eunuchs." The biggest drawback this treatment can have is the patient being have to be…

Meet Shobika Kalra, the girl with a rare muscle degenerative disorder

Dubai: Diagnosed with a muscle degenerative disorder at the age of 13, Shobika Kalra is standing up for herself and others like her refusing to be a victim of her circumstances.  The 28-year-old who has has helped build over 1,000 ramps across Dubai had been a topper throughout school and was diagnosed with Friedreich’s ataxia, right before her 13th birthday which compelled her to leave school. Disheartened by the diagnosis, Shobika locked herself in a room for 2 years trying to find natural remedies for her condition…

Here is what Pakistan should know about diabetes, a deadly disease

World Diabetes Day is being observed across the world today. World Diabetes Day was first observed in 1991 by International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to create awareness in the world about increasing threat posed by diabetes. World Health Organization described diabetes as: Diabetes is a chronic, progressive noncommunicable disease (NCD) characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose (blood sugar). It occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough of the insulin…

Meet Allah Ditta, the selfless human who fights waves to help people.

Lahore: For 40 years, Allah Ditta has fought waves selflessly to help people live. Having saved 800 people and recovered 2,000 dead bodies, Allah Ditta says he cannot help being a savior to someone. Reminiscing a similar incident, he told ARY News, “A woman once jumped from the bridge to commit suicide, I caught her and brought her to safety. In return she slapped me really hard  but I didn’t get angry. I told her I cannot let you die, I have to save your life.” For Allah Ditta, race or religion doesn't matter. He says…