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Pakistan, Afghanistan reports 2016's first polio cases 1.1.1970 Sify News
Pakistan and Afghanistan have reported the first cases of polio for the year 2016, a media report said on Saturday.
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Pakistan approves three year emergency plan for polio eradication 1.1.1970 Sify News
The Pakistan Government has approved a three year emergency plan for polio eradication, covering the period from 2016 to 2018.
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Pak-Afghan to synchronise polio campaigns 1.1.1970 Sify News
Polio has remained endemic in Afghanistan and Pakistan and to mitigate a further outbreak, the two nations will cooperate to promote their polio campaigns. A three-member delegation from the
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Pakistan woman health worker 'gang raped' 1.1.1970 Sify News
A woman health worker, who took part in a number of anti-polio campaigns, claimed on Tuesday that four men barged into her house and gang raped her allegedly for administering anti-polio drops to the children in the area.
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ISIS jihadis attack disabled new born children 1.1.1970 Sify News
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has reached a new low as the terror group has now started attacking new-born children with disabilities.
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Pakistan committed to eradicate polio: Nawaz Sharif 1.1.1970 Sify News
Pakistan is committed to make the world polio-free, the country's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said.
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Disabled man to be hanged as Pakistan's 300th execution 1.1.1970 Sify News
Jail authorities in Pakistan were on Tuesday set to hang a paraplegic who developed tubercular meningitis while on death row after being convicted of murder, which according to rights group will be the 300th execution since the controversial moratorium was lifted in the country.
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'Turn digital divides into digital opportunities,' Ban tells annual UN forum 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 11 (Just Earth NEWS/IBNS): To cover the "breadth and depth" of the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals, the potential of the data revolution must be explored through the use of new and non-traditional sources of data, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed at the 10th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF), which opened today in João Pessoa, Brazil.
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UN envoy calls for concerted efforts to eliminate bullying in all regions 1.1.1970 Sify News
Speaking at a panel discussion on protecting children from bullying, the United Nations envoy on violence against children said bullying is a "serious concern" for millions of children all over the world and it is compromising their right to education.
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Three day anti-polio drive starts in Pakistan 1.1.1970 Sify News
A three-day polio immunisation drive kicked off in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, Pakistan on Saturday.
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UN: President of Montenegro urges broader respect for human rights 1.1.1970 Sify News
Addressing the General Assembly on Thursday, President Filip Vujanoviÿ of Montenegro spoke about his country's intensification in efforts to improve human rights for all and to combat rights violations when they occur.
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Two more polio cases confirmed in Pakistan 1.1.1970 Sify News
Two fresh cases of polio were confirmed in Pakistan's Quetta and Peshawar cities on Tuesday.
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Pakistan, Afghanistan only countries where polio remains endemic: WHO 1.1.1970 Sify News
Pakistan and Afghanistan are the only countries left where polio remains endemic as Nigeria and Africa are closer to being certified polio-free, said the World Health Organization (WHO).
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US court orders mediation in Indian-origin autistic boy's case 1.1.1970 Sify News
A US court has ordered the Indian-origin parents of an 11-year-old autistic boy and their neighbours, who have filed a case against the couple complaining that the child's aggressiveness made
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Over 4,000 polio refusal cases in Pakistan 1.1.1970 Sify News
Over 4,000 cases of polio vaccination refusal were recorded in Pakistan's Balochistan province, the media reported on Monday.
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Ukraine: UN agencies call for urgent action to stop spread of polio virus 1.1.1970 Sify News
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) called on Friday on parents in Ukraine to vaccinate their children following a confirmed polio outbreak in the country.
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Death row delay for Pakistan paraplegic 1.1.1970 Sify News
Pakistani prison officials have missed Tuesday's court deadline to explain how they would hang a paraplegic.
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Pakistani army chief confirms death sentence of five terrorists 1.1.1970 Sify News
The Pakistani army chief has confirmed death sentences of five hardcore terrorists involved in acts of terrorism and sectarian killings, the military said on Wednesday.
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UPDATE 1-British photographer focuses on plight of 1 billion disabled people 1.1.1970 Sify News
(Adds extra details about the photographer, new headline)
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War photographer focuses on plight of 1 billion disabled people 1.1.1970 Sify News
By Alex Whiting
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