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Myra Imran
Islamabad
The Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) plans to establish third training academy for northern Punjab universities and colleges in Rawalpindi.
This information was shared by Punjab Minister for School and Higher Education ...
 
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Ishrat Hyatt
Islamabad
A well-attended reception to mark the 93rd anniversary of ‘Victory Day’ (which falls on the 30th) was hosted by the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey and Mrs Babur Girgin along with Armed Forces Attache, Naval Captain and Mrs Halil ...
 
 
Zafar Alam Sarwar
Commuters of sharp memory optimistically waiting for a Metro bus at a Rawalpindi or Islamabad station on a rainy day recall how when about five years ago nearly 40,000 people were at risk from flooding of the landslide-spawned lake in Ataabad of ...
 
 

Islamabad: The Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) is making efforts to keep alive the old tradition of writers' tea houses, where literary community shared their experiences, resources and knowledge.
The Academy launched a series of 'Meet a ...
 
 

Islamabad: An outdoor sch-ool has been continuing in federal capital catering to the educational needs of less fortunate children where volunteers were devotedly associated with the cause.
Number of children gather in the park near F-6/2, to ...
 
 

Haglund’s deformity is characterized by a benign bump that forms at the back of the heel. It’s common among women who wear high heels, having earned the nickname “pump bump.”
The American Podiatric Medical Association suggests:
Health ...
 
 

Islamabad
Over-crowding of patients, rude behaviour of staff and unhygienic conditions are still the norms in government-run hospitals as hundreds of mostly impoverished patients and their attendants step into these premises.
A cursory ...
 
 

Islamabad
Federal Climate Change Secretary Arif Ahmed Khan has emphasised need for global efforts to boost climate resilience of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector, which is vital to achieving sustainable socio-economic development. ...
 
 
Mian Saifur Rehman
Chaudhrys of the House of Gujrat have come out of forced political hibernation to launch a reunion of different factions of Muslim Leagues, using the building blocks of the Chaudhrys’ famous (obviously not infamous) ‘Mitti Pao’ theme. ...
 
 

Rawalpindi
The operation against food outlets lacking cleanliness arrangements would continue and their business would be closed if they do not meet the required standard, said Assistant Commissioner Qurat-ul-Ain.
Talking to APP here on ...
 
 

Rawalpindi: The City District Government Rawalpindi has imposed a ban on the entry of sacrificial animals into city areas.
Under the ban, the sale and purchase of sacrificial animals has been restricted on the occasion of Eidul Azha.
The ...
 
 

Islamabad: Ahmed Faraz Library at the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) will remain open on weekends to facilitate book readers and researchers.
According to a senior PAL official, the decision in this regard was taken on the directives of PAL ...
 
 

Islamabad: Higher Education Commission (HEC) has invited applications from foreigners and Pakistan origin students having dual nationality under self-finance scheme for the year 2015-16.
According to a document of HEC, the scheme with limited ...
 
 

Rawalpindi: City police have completed anti-dengue spray in all police stations, police lines premises and official residences.
City police are also distributing hundreds of pamphlets to create awareness among the public regarding dengue fever. ...
 
 
Saeed Ahmed
Rawalpindi
The enforcement staff of Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) carried out a grand operation against encroachers on Saturday and Sunday in different markets in its jurisdiction.
The anti-encroachment drive was launched on the orders ...
 
 

Islamabad
Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) would set up an 'Accessibility Centre' for visually impaired students at its national library.
The centre, to provide free of cost services to students, would start working next few days. ...