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SC summons report on environment impact of Thar Coal Power Project

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday summoned a report on the environmental pollution caused by Thar coal power project. A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar also ordered the Auditor General to conduct forensic audit of Thar Coal Gasification Project and submit report within 15 days. Supreme Court had constituted a probe in the previous hearing of the case to look into the failure of Thar Coal Gasification Project. Chairman Thar Coal Gasification project Dr. Samar Mubarakmand…

World Cancer Day observed

KARACHI: World Cancer Day 2017 is being observed on Saturday with the theme of "We can, I can", ARY News reported. World Health Organization (WHO) stated that cancer is a generic term for a large group of diseases that can affect any part of the body. Other terms used are malignant tumours and neoplasms. The occasion is marked each year on 4th February by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). The occasion provides an opportunity to urge the international community to end the injustice of preventable…