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Shahina Maqbool
Islamabad
Breast cancer may be the commonest cancer in Pakistan, but fortunately, it is also one of those cancers, which are not only treatable and curable but can also be prevented by minimising, if not altogether eliminating, exposure to the ...
 
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Our correspondent
Islamabad
For the purpose of the ongoing polio campaign, the Directorate of Health Services (DHS) of the Capital Development Authority has divided Islamabad into 16 zones which are further sub-divided into 88 sectors. As many as 408 mobile teams ...
 
 
Muhammad Qasim
Rawalpindi
The district health department had to face shortage of staff in carrying out activities on the first day of a three-day anti-polio drive that was launched under National Immunisation Day (NID) here in the district on Monday.
Nearly ...
 
 
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Islamabad: The Balochistan government has issued directions for the allotment of land in Sibi and Quetta for the establishment of Sibi University and HEC Regional Centre in Quetta respectively.
The decision came in response of a request from ...
 
 

Rawalpindi: People were urged to donate hides of their sacrificial animals to Anjuman Faizul Islam (AFI) to enable it to meet the growing needs of education, health and residential facilities of orphans.
According to a press release, Anjuman ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Pakistan is bound to benefit from China’s development, said Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong in an exclusive interview.
Following is the transcript of the interview:
Question: Could you offer some briefing on China’s ...
 
 
Khalid Iqbal
Rawalpindi
Skyrocketing prices of sacrificial animals have reached beyond the purchasing power of the people therefore the trend to buy sacrificial animals is declining with the each passing day. Only five days are from Eidul Azha, but the sale ...
 
 
Ishrat Hyatt
Islamabad
Two more envoys leaving Pakistan after the completion of their tenure saw a large number of senior diplomats — some accompanied by their spouses — gather at the Embassy of Argentina on the invitation of the Dean of the Diplomatic ...
 
 
Afshan S. Khan
Rawalpindi
Pir Mehr Ali Shah-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) observed World Rabies Day here on Tuesday based on the theme ‘Let’s Work Together to Eliminate Rabies’ by arranging a seminar and a walk, with an aim to create ...
 
 

Islamabad
Citizens’ Voice Project of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with Human Resource Development Network (HRDN) organised stakeholder dialogue on ‘An Effective Role of Federal Ombudsman ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
A two-day meeting of the Drug Registration Board concluded here on Tuesday, with registration approval being granted for 200 products. The Board also approved new drug application of Sofosbuvir Tablet, which is the recently introduced ...
 
 

Islamabad
Kanza Zia, a graduate of SZABIST, has received Gold Medal for outstanding performance in Masters in Project Management (MPM), with a GPA of 3.82/4.00, says a press release.
The convocation was held on September 27 at Jinnah ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
In sync with the aura of life in diverse moods and forms, Abdul Jabbar Gull’s exhibition titled ‘Musing on the Self’ opening at Khaas Art Gallery on Tuesday offers the art connoisseurs a visual exploration of ideas and underlying ...
 
 
Qadeer Tanoli
Islamabad
The Rawal Lake Park continues to be banned for public entry for the past couple of months as the bureaucracy concerned has turned a blind eye toward the issue and following irrational approach.
This park was closed for the masses ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Shiraz Latif, chairman of the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL), has expressed grief over the death of an eminent poetess and educationist Jocelyn Ortt-Saeed.
Shiraz Latif said that Jocelyn Ortt-Saeed’s services towards the ...
 
 
Mian Saifur Rehman
Jolt to world conscience given by PM Nawaz Sharif might not be as fiery in intensity as was once given by ZAB but it has at least brought our Foreign Office (FO) and foreign policy out of hibernation.
It is a multi-pronged awakening as it has ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
‘Leaving No One Behind: Promoting a Society for All,’ is the 2014 theme for the International Day of Older Persons, which is globally observed on October 1 each year.
While some random events have always been planned to observe the ...
 
 
Saeed Ahmed
Rawalpindi
The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) on Tuesday intensifying its crackdown on defaulters of water tax took legal action against dozens of residential and commercial consumers at 6th and 7th Road.
Talking to ‘The News’, Wasa ...
 
 

Islamabad
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Asif Sandila paid a farewell visit to the Air Headquarters here on Tuesday, says a press release.
He called on Chief of the Air Staff Pakistan Air Force Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt in his ...