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Khalid Iqbal
Rawalpindi
Believe or not but it was a fact that Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco) has sent highly inflated electricity bill amounting Rs458,384 for the month of January, 2015 to a domestic consumer living in a four marla house of Muslim ...
 
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Shahina Maqbool
Islamabad
Assisted by the Federal Investigation Authority (FIA), personnel of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) raided one of the local industries in Islamabad’s Kahuta industrial area here Saturday, leading to the discovery of ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has dispatched two C-130 aircraft carrying 24 tons of humanitarian relief goods here Saturday to avalanche hit area of Afghanistan.
The avalanche in North East Afghanistan following heavy ...
 
 

Making sure your kids eat a variety of healthy foods can be daunting, but it helps to have a list of healthy options in each of the five basic food groups.
The American Academy of Healthy Children mentions these preferred choices:
Health ...
 
 
Muhammad Qasim
Rawalpindi
The district health department has failed to launch an effective campaign for months to check sale of adulterated and unhygienic foodstuff in town that is posing serious health threats to public.
The sale of substandard and highly ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Focusing on women’s empowerment and the importance of supporting women in achieving their potential, the British High Commission (BHC) in Islamabad hosted a conference on Saturday in advance of International Women’s Day.
The ...
 
 
Ishrat Hyatt
Islamabad
When you are new in town, it’s a good feeling when you are welcomed and introduced to some prominent members of the community and this has been the practice of the ambassador of Argentina, Rodolfo Martin-Saravia - he regularly hosts a ...
 
 

Islamabad: The Comsats Institute of Information Technology has organised a roundtable meeting on ‘Opportunities and Challenges to Private Sector Investments in Renewable Energy Infrastructure,’ says a press release.
In keeping with its aims and ...
 
 
Zafar Alam Sarwar

“Whatever our social problems and economic difficulties we believe in people’s unity,” say ordinary citizens, but they also blame leaders for dividing them in their interest. “We all need to understand for all practical purposes that united we ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
It has nearly been a fortnight since the Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif had expressed his concern over political interference in the police functioning, but nothing practically has seemingly been done by the civilians at the helm of ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is carrying out carpeting and patch work of different major roads, service roads and crossings across the Federal Capital to facilitate the residents and improve the flow of traffic in the city. ...
 
 
Mian Saifur Rehman
Islamabad has taken exception to the fabricated news items that have been recently released by design in which Pakistan has been accused of “forcing the Afghan refugees to take part in militant activities in Afghanistan, otherwise be ready to face ...
 
 

Islamabad
Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui has called for academicians-media collaboration and close linkages to fight illiteracy and promote quality education.
Talking to a delegation of education ...
 
 

Islamabad
National Book Foundation in its endeavour to facilitate the book lovers community, installed a POS (point of sale) terminal at its Bookshop in NBF Headquarters here, says a press release.
POS installed at NBF bookshop will provide ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Agriculture experts, students and the civil society demand drastic changes in final draft of National Seed Amendment Act 2014 to incorporate genuine concerns of small farmers, agriculture specialists, scholars and the civil ...
 
 

Islamabad
Senior diplomats, parliamentarians, policy-makers and journalists from Pakistan and India met for the fourth round of the Track-II Islamabad Dialogue to discuss the state of bilateral relations, ahead of the much anticipated meeting ...
 
 
News Desk
Senior analyst Najam Sethi on Saturday said Prime Minister Nawaz was trying his best to introduce a constitutional amendment before the Senate polls to stop horse-trading.
He said around half of the incumbent senators were retiring which would ...