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The Battle to Eradicate Polio in Pakistan

Epidemiology can be all about geography—and that’s especially true when it comes to polio. If you live in the U.S., where polio was eradicated in 1979, the specter of the disease has faded almost entirely, though pockets of infections can occur among the unvaccinated. 783 more words

PPP RELIEF PACKAGE: Eid Gifts for IDPs on Bilawal Bhutto directives

KARACHI, July 22: On the directives of Patron-In-Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Pakistan Peoples Party plans to send another round of trucks carrying Eid gifts for the IDPs in Bannu ahead of Eidul Fitr. 219 more words

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Aren't we all IDPs?

“History remembers the battle but forgets the blood”. – A dialogue from Abraham Lincoln: The Vampire hunter.

Well, not sure about the history but the present in Pakistan fits this description very accurately.The year 2014 marks almost a decade to the turmoil in Pakistan that came with the War on Terror in adjacent country, Afghanistan. 1,115 more words

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The Tribune - US drone attack kills 11 Taliban militants in Pakistan

Islamabad, 19 July 2014. At least 11 Taliban militants were killed on Saturday in a US drone attack in Pakistan’s troubled north-western tribal region near the border with Afghanistan, officials said. 158 more words


Dawn - Terrorists' command, control centre in North Waziristan eliminated: Asif

Islamabad, 19 July 2014. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday said the army has managed to eliminate the terrorists’ command and control centre in the North Waziristan tribal region, DawnNews reported. 160 more words


Gilani appeals to int’l donors for extending help to IDPs

PESHAWAR – Former prime minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Friday appealed to the international community and donor agencies to extend assistance to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at this critical stage. 236 more words

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Armed forces, IDPs sacrificing for Pakistan's future: Gilani

BANNU: Former Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Friday said that Pakistan’s armed forces and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are sacrificing for the future of the country. 206 more words

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