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Shakeel Anjum
Islamabad
He was in deep thoughts when I entered into his hospital room. He was staring at the ceiling. I noticed tears in his eyes. It seems that he was missing someone close to share his grief and take shelter in someone’s sympathetic ...
 
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Khalid Iqbal
Rawalpindi
Once again, residents of various localities in the city and cantonment have been facing problems due to low or zero gas pressure after rain.
The majority of ‘naanbais’ have removed their gas connections because of inflated bills ...
 
 

Now that the government has finally woken up and is taking some initiatives like the biometric verification of mobile phone SIMs, it is hoped it will look to other problems and take a decision that will be beneficial for the general public and the ...
 
 
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Islamabad
Portraying the close cultural bond and shared traditional heritage between Pakistan and Azerbaijan, a calligraphic exhibition of renowned artist, Azeem Iqbal, titled ‘Colours of Peace and Harmony’ opened at National Art Gallery on ...
 
 
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Islamabad: The government on Wednesday announced reduction in the price of the breakthrough drug for treatment of Hepatitis-C, Sovaldi, from its current price of Rs55,000 to Rs32,300 per bottle.
“The Ministry of National Health Services, in view ...
 
 
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Islamabad: The Joint Action Committee (JAC), comprising non-gazetted employees of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), has written a letter to top management expressing concern over activities of a private housing scheme on the ...
 
 

You may have many excuses not to exercise, but medical science seems to have just as many reasons for staying fit. The American Council on Exercise mentions these common excuses to avoid working out:
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* Being stressed about ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Women writers and poets have played key role in creating awareness of socio-democratic uplift in the society. They not only write about their trials and tribulations, but also about the social constraints and taboos that mars their own ...
 
 

Islamabad
An eight-member committee has been constituted on Wednesday with the mandate to evolve consensus over uniform ‘Azan’ and prayer timings in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT).
The committee having representation of Ulema has been ...
 
 
Afshan S. Khan
Islamabad
On the second day of the first international conference on ‘Recent Innovation in Pharmaceutical Sciences’ organised by Riphah International University, keynote speakers from all around the world shared their research findings on ...
 
 
Rasheed Khalid
Islamabad
The tax authorities came under criticism at ‘Consultation on National Tax’ for complicating tax forms which forces businesspersons to engage lawyers or retired tax officials as consultants to complete tax formalities.
The ...
 
 
Saeed Ahmed
Rawalpindi: The staff as well as officials of Iesco continued their protest strike on second day to express resentment over government’s proposed plan to privatise power bodies.
The protest strike started on Tuesday (March 3) on the call of ...
 
 

Rawalpindi: The Civil Defence Department, Rawalpindi, organised a two-day programme on the occasion of International Defence Day at Government Degree College for Women, Zafarul Haq Road, says a press release.
A speech contest on the topic of ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
What to talk of political horse-trading in Pakistan and other undeveloped countries, the nuisance of vote trading even continues to plague some developed democracies, a research conducted by the Jang Group and Geo Television Network ...
 
 
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Rawalpindi
Youth and the media should play a great role in creating a drug-free society, speakers at a seminar on “The Role of the Youth in Drug Abuse Prevention” said here on Wednesday. The speakers said it is very important for all ...
 
 

Rawalpindi
Saudi volunteer organisations rendering meritorious services for the cause of humanity in Pakistan and exchange of high-level delegations between two countries would further strengthen bilateral social and economic ties.
This was ...
 
 
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Islamabad
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called upon the government to pay priority attention to improving agriculture productivity in order to ensure food security for its teeming millions as food crisis was emerging a major ...
 
 
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Islamabad
Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan said on Wednesday that urban flooding phenomenon is becoming common in Pakistan because of erratic weather patterns caused by global warming, which has been leading to significant impacts ...
 
 
Myra Imran
Islamabad
Activities of International Women’s Day (IWD) were launched on Wednesday with an impressive seminar organised to highlight issues faced by women with disabilities (WWDs).
A large number of women with disability attended the event ...
 
 
Ahmad Hassan
Islamabad
Metro project workers while digging drain at Shamsabad, Benazir Bhutto Road, broke down gas pipeline on Sunday evening and the gas supply could not be restored to the consumers on fourth day Wednesday by Sui Northern Gas Pipelines ...
 
 

Islamabad
The Ambassador of Brazil, Alfredo Leoni, and National Library of Pakistan Director-General Ch. Muhammad Nazir inaugurated two books of classic Brazilian literature, published in Urdu and English languages, at a ceremony at the National ...
 
 

Islamabad
Speakers at a seminar here on Wednesday urged the need for spreading Sufis’ message of tolerance and coexistence to create peaceful and prosperous societies.
The seminar on “Sufi’s multicultural and multi-faith world” chaired by ...
 
 
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Islamabad: A delegation of the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), a non-profit foundation committed to improving world health through education and research, will visit the Pakistan Medical and ...