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Khalid Iqbal
Rawalpindi
The residents of different localities of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad Tuesday took to the streets and staged protests against electricity and gas loadshedding.
The helpless residents of Adiala Road, Sir Syed Road, ...
 
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Our crime correspondent
Rawalpindi: Gas loadshedding claimed the life of a two-year-old boy when the room of a house in Sanghar Town blew up in the wee hours of Tuesday, as the gas heater remained on the whole night after restoration of gas supply. Other family members ...
 
 
Saeed Ahmed
Rawalpindi
Domestic consumers continue to face problems as they are allegedly forced to pay estimated bills whether they use gas or not for months and also alleged 'gratification' to get replaced their faulty gas meters with new ones.
A ...
 
 
Afshan S. Khan
Rawalpindi
An awareness seminar on 'Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)' was held here on Tuesday. The seminar was organised by the Mir Khalil-ur-Rehman Memorial Society (MKRMS) -- Jang Group of Newspapers, in collaboration with GSK ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad: The development work in Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) unique Park Enclave housing project is in full swing, while CDA has also sought applications for balloting of residential plots measuring one and two kanals, which will be ...
 
 

Rawalpindi: To mark 120th birth anniversary of great revolutionary poet Josh Malihabadi, the Josh Adabi Foundation and Sukhhanwar will jointly arrange the Josh National Literary Conference on December 5 at Rawalpindi Arts Council at 3 p.m., says a ...
 
 

While most headaches aren't serious, there are warning signs that it's time to see a doctor.
The Harvard Medical School mentions these examples:
Health Tips
* Suddenly developing frequent headaches after age 50.
* A headache that is ...
 
 
Faisal Kamal Pasha
Islamabad
Justice Athar Minallah of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has issued notices to the federal government and other respondents in a petition filed against the imposition of Neelam-Jhelum Surcharge (NJS) on electricity consumers.
IHC ...
 
 

Islamabad
The Australian High Commission bid farewell to 60 Australia Awards scholarship recipients at an event here on Tuesday, says a press release.
Australian High Commissioner Peter Heyward said the scholarship holders would begin their ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
The Cabinet Committee on Immunisation will be convened soon to review the security apparatus in place for conduct safe polio campaigns across Pakistan.
Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Polio Ayesha Raza Farooq shared this piece of ...
 
 
Ishrat Hyatt
Islamabad
“Concentrated in serpentine streets, a network of narrow alleys leads to early twentieth century houses. The houses reflect architectural characteristics of the city’s early years. Even the regrettable condition cannot hide their ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
New members of the Young Doctors Association (YDA) of Polyclinic were inducted after an oath-taking ceremony during the YDA cabinet meeting held in the hospital’s library.
The meeting was presided over by Dr. Sartaj Ali Khan, ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
A stunning travelling group exhibition titled ‘Origins’ at Khaas Art Gallery opens a unique visual window for the art connoisseurs to look in to the creative process and journey undertaken by a group of printmakers from National ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad: Almost two years ago, an Act of Parliament had made all Islamabad Capital Territory children aged between five and 16 years eligible for free and compulsory education.
However, the implementation of the Right to Free and Compulsory ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Save the Children with the financial support of the Embassy of the Netherlands has successfully implemented the Balochistan Education Programme (BEP) in collaboration with the provincial education department.
The geographic focus ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
A joint communiqué issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry of National Health Services here on Tuesday has put all fears to rest by declaring that the Chiniot-based patient who was suspected of suffering from ...
 
 

Islamabad
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has awarded the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) with the prestigious Gender Award in Asia and the Pacific Region for 2014, says a press release.
PPAF's Programme ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
The Roots International Schools (RIS) and Maroof International Hospital (MIH) have undergone a collaboration to nurture education in the country.
This bilateral strategic relationship has been cemented to ensure the availability ...
 
 

Islamabad
A six-member delegation, headed by Deputy Education Minister Chen Shun, from Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China visited National University of Modern Languages (NUML), here on Tuesday, says a press release. ...
 
 

Rawalpindi
National Commission for Human Development (NCHD), District Rawalpindi, held seminar on ‘Every Child in School Initiative (ECSI)’, says a press release.
ECSI project has been functioning in 10 districts of Punjab under the ...