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Land Mafia Bosses: Will NAB Expand Its Net?

Will NAB now expand its net to also include the powerful individuals who control the racket, or will it confine its actions to the lower tiers only? FOR the land mafia in Sindh, whose tentacles reach all the way up to the highest echelons of power, this is unfamiliar territory — a reckoning of sorts, even though it touches only the tip of the iceberg. According to a statement by NAB on Thursday, the anti-corruption body has had relevant authorities cancel the fraudulent allotment of 10,000 acres of state landRead More


Arsenic In Pakistan’s Ground Water: Toxic Concerns In Region Infamous For Deformities

Arsenic in drinking water threatens up to 60 million in Pakistan; The WHO has established an Arsenic level of 10 micrograms per liter as the permissible concentration in drinking water. In Pakistan, the government says that 50 micrograms per liter is acceptable, according to a BBC Report. MASROOR GILANI; May 12, 2018 — Basharat Ali was 15 when his legs began to falter, a condition doctors have blamed on polluted water in a Pakistani region infamous for the deformities that afflict many of its people. Too weak to carry hisRead More


Sindh’s Nawabshah Endures Hottest April Temperature Ever Observed On Earth

** Heatstroke caused dozens of people to faint as Nawabshah (Shaheed Benazirabad) district and Larkana sizzled at 50.2 and 49 degrees Celsius, respectively, on Monday. ** As concentrations of heat-trapping gases continue to build in the atmosphere due to human activity, the expectation is for an increase in the intensity, frequency and duration of hot weather, say climate change gurus. May 2, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — On Monday, the city of Nawabshah in southern province of Sindh, soared to 122.4 degrees Fahrenheit (50.2 Celsius). This might just be the highest temperatureRead More