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Islamabad
After a recent US (Florida) court’s judgment directing America’s No. 2 cigarette maker company ‘RJ Reynolds’ to pay $ 23.6 billion (around Pak Rs230 billion) to the widow of a smoker who died of lung cancer at the age of 36, there is a ...
 
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Myra Imran
Islamabad
“I lost my daughter; she was the world for me. Thousands have lost their lives like this in our country without getting justice but I am not ready to give up,” says Tariq Malik, father of young lawyer Fizza Malik who was killed on ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
Islamabad
As many as 895 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have shifted to Islamabad with a total of 164 families including 464 male and 431 female.
The Islamabad Special Branch Police have conducted the survey in the city to identify the ...
 
 

Finding ways to exercise at work can save you time and help make sure you get enough physical activity.
The American Council on Exercise offers these tips to help you get exercise during your work day:
Health Tips
* Exercise during your ...
 
 
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Rawalpindi: To facilitate passengers at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has started one-window operation for luggage checking.
The officials of Anti-Narcotics Force, Pakistan Customs and Airport Security ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad: Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco Mustapha Saladine called on Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Mohammad Baligh-ur-Rehman in his office.
The ambassador said that Morocco enjoys excellent relations ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
The Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, PIMS, Monday inked an agreement with the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) under which over 1,700 AIDS patients will benefit in the shape of free treatment at the university ...
 
 
Our crime correspondent
Islamabad
A man and his wife, riding on a bike, were crushed to death by a money changer’s cash van at Islamabad Highway near Zero Point on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Witnesses said that a speedy black Honda car hit the bike riding ...
 
 
Khalid Iqbal
Rawalpindi
It is not just long hours of power cuts but also low voltage that is haunting many electricity consumers in several localities of the city.
Consumers are continuously suffering from financial loss as air-conditioners, ...
 
 

Rawalpindi
The City Traffic Police (CTP) Rawalpindi has devised a special traffic plan for the last days of Ramazan-ul-Mubarik to avert traffic jams on city roads specially in commercial areas.
According to Chief Traffic Officer Senior ...
 
 

Islamabad
The British High Commission issued on Tuesday guideline on applying for a student tier-4 visa for the UK.
The guidance is part of an ongoing awareness campaign on the British High Commission’s Facebook and Twitter pages throughout ...
 
 

Rawalpindi
Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School recently held a four-day summer refresher workshop for its physical training instructors in Rawalpindi, says a press release.
The workshop was conducted by Physical Training ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Keeping in mind the health of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) the Ambassador of Argentina Republic, Rodolfo J Martin Saravia donated several boxes of water purification tablets with the purpose to reduce suffering of the huge ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad: Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chairman Maroof Afzal has approved the installation of tubewells for water supply to the residents of Sector E-11 (Northern Strip).
The CDA chairman accorded approval for installation of tubewells ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Rawalpindi: Nineteen partner schools students securing 90 per cent marks in their matriculation examinations held in 2013 have been given scholarships worth Rs5,000 each by ‘Diya Pakistan’ in recognition of their hard work.
These students belong ...
 
 
Mian Saifur Rehman
Passing by the Lahore Airport neigbourhood where there is a sizeable chunk of green area and plantation, I was taken over by wild guesses (rather apprehensions) prompted by the latest attack on a Malaysian passenger plane and preceded recently by ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
Islamabad
Federal interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said Tuesday the incompetence, dishonesty and lack of commitment will not be tolerated in any government department.
The minister said that he was committed to ensure the culture of ...
 
 

A banker by profession, Salim Ansar has a passion for history and historic books. His personal library already boasts a treasure trove of over 7,000 rare and unique books.
Every week, we shall take a leaf from one such book and treat you to a ...