PCSIR asked to move against substandard water supply

STAFF REPORT RWP: Safe drinking water, dairy products and other edibles including ghee are not available to many consumers in the country, said Federal Minister for SandT Rana Tanveer Hussain.

He was addressing inauguration ceremony of First Indigenous Hydroponic/Soil Less System of Pakistan introduced by PMAS-AAUR at Rawat.

There are several water purification companies which are allegedly involved in providing contaminated drinking water to the people whereas a large number of

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Menace of substandard mobile phones

Ever since the telecom sector was launched in 2001 in Pakistan, with the introduction of GSM, the telecom industry has continued to witness a phenomenal growth in all facets of communication pushing mobile phone connections figure to over 130 million. Though this growing number of connections invariably fuelled the demand for mobile handsets and accessories within the country, yet it also gave boost to substandard mobile phone market. In fact appealing features, cheap price tags, dual SIM

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