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Borrowed security forces are all set to take over control of the protection of the federal capital, indicating that the Islamabad Police are not capable to save the city from any harm.
The requisite police powers have been delegated ...
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Islamabad: Assistant Inspector General of Police (Operations) Islamabad Sultan Azam Temuri has announced to award cash prizes to well performing police officials as an acknowledgement of their services.

He reviewed performance of various ...

Islamabad: A hemophilia awareness seminar will be held at Pakistan Sweet Home (PSH) today (Monday) to acquaint the children about the disease.
Chairperson Hemophilia Patients Welfare Society Dr Tahira Zafar told APP on Sunday that the recovered ...

Experts say there are popular misconceptions about sleep, some of which could prove harmful. The National Sleep Foundation cites these examples:
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* Snoring is not to be ignored, as it may signal a condition called sleep apnea.
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As part of Margalla Festival 2014, the two-day Family Fiesta organised by the Culture and Tourism Directorate of Capital Development Authority (CDA) in collaboration with the Ibex Club (Islamabad) concluded here.
During the two-day ...
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Teams of Islamabad Police and Rawalpindi Elite Force have started joint patrolling in twin cities and combined police pickets have been set up at exits as well as entry points.
AIG (Operations) Islamabad Sultan Azam Temuri said that ...

Asean food festival, an annual celebration of savoury meals, colourful cultural performances, melodic music and impressive display of arts and crafts, attracted a large crowed here at Indonesian Embassy on Sunday.
The festival, ...
Muhammad Qasim
The incidence of fever and sore throat, particularly among patients suffering from allergy and asthmatic problems, is on the rise mainly because of high level of pollution in the city.
The allied hospitals in town are receiving ...
Ibne Ahmad
The lack of prudence and lots of illogical insignificant rules in schools is shocking. But the worst part is the ridiculously bulky schoolbags/backpacks Rawalpindi school children are daily seen carrying and balancing it on their fragile shoulders ...

The World Intellectual Property Day will be observed across the world including Pakistan on April 26 to promote discussion of the role of intellectual property (IP) in encouraging innovation and creativity.
This year the theme of ...

Students studying in educational institutions under Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) are without books though a week has lapsed after the start of new academic session.
Classes for the new session started on April 14. The ...
Muhammad Anis
Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) management has ordered three inquiries into irregularities committed in different formations of the civic body.
The CDA sources told ‘The News’ that the first inquiry ordered by the management ...
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Islamabad: Beo Zafar, a female stand-up comedienne of repute, will be displaying her talent to help raise awareness and funds for Mashal tomorrow (April 22). It will be an evening devoted to humour and recitation. Naeem Bukhari and Adeel Hashmi ...
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Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chairman Maroof Afzal has directed the concerned officials to complete construction work on Kashmir Highway within stipulated timeframe without compromising on quality and standard of work.
The ...

The National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research, Centre of Excellence (NIHCR), Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, will host an International Conference on ‘Balochistan: History and Culture’ as part of series of conferences ...
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The federal government is very much aware of polio situation in the country, so it has declared emergency to tackle the issue on priority basis, according to Minister of State for Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira ...

The ‘hills came alive with sound of music’ as Headstart School’s F-11 Branch presented an adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein classic ‘The Sound of Music’ at Islamabad Club, says a press release.
It was a spectacular performance ...