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WHO urges more action to stem HIV outbreak in Sindh | Health
WHO urges more action to stem HIV outbreak in Sindh

Some 751 adults and children have tested positive in Larkana District.

Once militant-ridden Malakand sees surge of tourists during Eid | Security
Once militant-ridden Malakand sees surge of tourists during Eid

Thousands of tourists celebrating Eid this year flocked the Malakand Division in KP as improved security and peace have returned to the region.

Pakistan to increase taxes, cut spending in new budget aimed at economic stability | Economy
Pakistan to increase taxes, cut spending in new budget aimed at economic stability

The government announced plans to slash civil expenditure, freeze military spending, and substantially raise revenues to stem a widening fiscal deficit.

KP bomb defuser 'Tiger' celebrated for two decades of fighting terrorism | Security
KP bomb defuser 'Tiger' celebrated for two decades of fighting terrorism

Inayatullah Khan, also known as Tiger, has garnered hero status for destroying more than 4,500kg of explosives in his 19 years of service.

Religious scholars join fight against illegal drugs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa | Society
Religious scholars join fight against illegal drugs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Senior KP officials have been working with religious scholars on the issue since March.

US ban on Huawei casts uncertainty over company's smartphones in Pakistan | Technology
US ban on Huawei casts uncertainty over company's smartphones in Pakistan

Concerns abound that technology and equipment being supplied from China could be used for espionage or sabotage.

Youth initiative seeks to bolster job opportunities, curtail lure of extremism | Society
Youth initiative seeks to bolster job opportunities, curtail lure of extremism

Prime Minister Khan's initiative includes low-interest loans to help young Pakistanis start their own businesses.

In photos: Pakistan celebrates Eid ul Fitr as 'united nation' | Ramadan
In photos: Pakistan celebrates Eid ul Fitr as 'united nation'

'Let us all resolve to stand up as a united nation', Prime Minister Imran Khan said to mark the occasion.

'The colours of diversity': KP minority youth programme expands horizons | Society
'The colours of diversity': KP minority youth programme expands horizons

The programme, launched in April, allows participants of different minorities to interact with one another.

Social media platforms take action against anti-polio vaccine content | Health
Social media platforms take action against anti-polio vaccine content

The platforms blocked 278 links for containing malicious content against polio vaccination in Pakistan.

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