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Muhammad Anis
Islamabad
Senate Chairman Nayyar Bokhari and National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, who jointly chaired a meeting on issues relating to the Senate Employees Housing Society, expressed serious reservations on approval of its layout plan by ...
 
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Shahina Maqbool
Islamabad
The Pakistan poliovirus, which the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) sarcastically thinks “would revel in its good fortune if it could read the polio programme’s organogram,” struck again, crippling another four children late ...
 
 
Muhammad Qasim
Rawalpindi
The district health department has claimed that the dengue fever outbreak would be completely under control in 7 to 10 days because of a new micro-plan implemented in Rawal Town and other high-risk areas of the district.
“The ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad: The new Unicef representative in Pakistan, Angela Kearney, has presented her credentials to the government.
In the framework of the country’s UN Delivering as One Programme, Kearney will head a multi-sectoral operation in health, ...
 
 
Noor Aftab
Islamabad
A high official of the Federal Government Polyclinic who has been strictly directed not to leave ‘station’ till completion of an ongoing inquiry into the allegations of embezzlement against him would now leave Pakistan for a medical ...
 
 
Khalid Mustafa
Islamabad
The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has sent notice to state-owned Pakistan State Oil (PSO)’s top management over alleged deceptive marketing of petrol and diesel in the name of Premier XL gasoline and Green XL Plus diesel ...
 
 

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Under patronage of Roots International Schools (RIS) CEO Walid Mushtaq, the RIS hosted the Global Village Cultural Representation on Roots Youth Model United Nations (RYMUN) 2K14 in which 1,000 students participated and displayed the ...
 
 
Ishrat Hyatt
Islamabad
An announcement by the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) says an exhibition of Watercolour paintings is being held in Wellington as part of national commemoration ceremonies for 100 years of the First World War and Pakistani ...
 
 
Ahmad Hassan
Islamabad
After Wednesday’s mess and speaker’s indecision on acceptance or non-acceptance of PTI lawmakers’ resignations, it appears the government has been successful in its strategy to thwart the well thought-out plan of its arch rival to ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
Islamabad
The Interventional Cardiology team at Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC) led by Professor of Cardiology Major General (r) Dr Azhar Mahmood Kayani achieved a unique milestone here by becoming the first institute to have performed ...
 
 
Syed Waqar Gilani
All clarifications by Leader of the Opposition, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, that he and his party supported democratic system and not the person of prime minister, never went down well and were taken with a grain of salt. As it is said that end ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad: One more time, Cuba obtained a significant victory in the United Nations General Assembly; the resolution entitled “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba” ...
 
 

Islamabad: The Council of Arabic Culture Pakistan (CACP) will promote Arabic language in Pakistan. It will invite young people with creative minds to nurture and pool their skills and abilities, says a press release.
The CACP started its working ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
Islamabad
The administrative cost of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) (which manages a whopping amount of Rs145 billion obtained from the World Bank as loan) increased by 16 percent to Rs591 million in financial year 2013-14 against ...
 
 
Amir Mir
Islamabad
The jailed killer of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer seems to be enjoying a free hand at the Adiala Jail Rawalpindi to indoctrinate those around him and incite them into killing blasphemy accused and convicts even in their prison ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Renowned journalists at a seminar called upon the media to play role for promoting national solidarity and bring positive change in society.
According to a press release issued here Wednesday, they addressed a one-day seminar organised by ...
 
 
Usman Manzoor
Islamabad
The entire hullabaloo on the exclusion of Islamic chapters from the syllabus of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa schools has been trashed by a Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) minister who says no one objects to inclusion of chapters about Raja Ranjeet Singh ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Rawalpindi
As the winter season is setting in, the price of eggs have gone up by more than 30% in wholesale and retail markets during last three days. Its price has jumped from Rs85 to Rs110 per dozen.
Eggs are used in a variety of food ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Efforts for the establishment of a Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant Centre at the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, PIMS, were revitalised Thursday when the minister of state for Capital Administration and ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson joined a commemoration of the US Pakistan Women’s Council’s (USPWC) second anniversary with prominent business and civil society leaders here on Thursday.
The event was linked via Skype to ...
 
 
Afshan S. Khan
Rawalpindi
The Investiture Ceremony of the Student Council and the Annual Exhibition 2014 of FG Postgraduate College for Women, Kashmir Road, were held here on Thursday.
Brigadier Khush Muhammad Khan, director of the FGEI Cantonment & ...
 
 
Faisal Kamal Pasha
Islamabad
A petitioner has filed a quo warranto writ petition before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) challenging appointment of Dr. Muhammad Ashraf as the chairman of the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR).
According to ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
A 10-day workshop on ‘Leaning towards a New Paradigm in Education’ arranged by the Faculty of Higher Studies (FHS) and Education Department for different faculties concluded at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) here on ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Secretary Housing and Works Shahrukh Arbab visited Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation to examine progress of different housing projects in G-13, G-14, G-15, Lifestyle Residency and Bhara Kahu.
Director General Waqas ...