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Khalid Iqbal
Rawalpindi
As many as 177 mourning processions will be taken out from different localities of Rawalpindi on 8th, 9th and 10th Muharram-ul-Haram. Two control rooms, one at 111-Brigade and second at Commissioner’s Office have been established ...
 
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Our correspondent
Islamabad
Members of the civil society and media supported tobacco control advocates’ efforts for legislation on comprehensive ban on Tobacco Advertisement, Promotion and Sponsorship (TAPS).
Addressing an advocacy meeting organized by ...
 
 
Rasheed Khalid
Islamabad
Renowned intellectual Ahmed Saleem, who is also senior research adviser to the Sustainable Development Policy Institute, has said that religious diversity in Pakistan with around six religions still in practice is a blessing which ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
A brilliant exhibition of paintings by eminent Bangladeshi painter and calligrapher, Abdus Shakoor, whose work focuses on ancestral and historical themes following in the folk tradition, begins at Nomad here today ...
 
 
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Islamabad: Senator Karim Ahmad Khawaja of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has raised the question of public security due to non-provision of parking space by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) for a mega shopping mall in the federal ...
 
 

Islamabad: Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq, TI, founder and chief executive of the Roots Millennium Schools, has made it to the list of ‘The Muslim 500’ 2014-2015 Edition, which includes the names of 500 most influential Muslims from around the world, says ...
 
 

Shoes that are too snug can cause some serious and painful problems, including bunions and corns.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says other potential problems from tight shoes include:
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Khalid Iqbal
Rawalpindi
Open manholes have become life threat to public, particularly for pedestrians, but concerned civic authority is taking the matter non-seriously for a long time.
More than 70% manholes are open in the Rawal Town jurisdiction in ...
 
 
Muhammad Qasim
Islamabad
The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) has been given the European Gold Award for the Best Institution of Excellence for its innovative and best working in any field.
This award is given by an NGO of France for best ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
In an event sponsored the US government and organised by USAID here on Thursday, 24 engineers were presented with certificates in recognition of successful completion of a two-week training seminar on power plant management.
The ...
 
 
Jamila Achakzai
Islamabad
Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to challenge the Lahore High Court’s decision to quash its quota-based admission policy under which 50 per cent seats of medical colleges are to be given to males and ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
Islamabad
The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Friday continued operation against encroachments in different shopping centres and those raised on the CDA land.
During operations in G-8 Markaz and in front of the Pakistan Institute of ...
 
 
Afshan S. Khan
Islamabad
The 7th undergraduate convocation ceremony to award degrees to 284 students on completion of their degrees in the disciplines of Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Information and Communication Systems Engineering and ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Under the auspices of Higher Education Commission’s (HEC’s) English Language Teaching Reforms (ELTR) Project, the sixth meeting of the National Committee on English (NCE) was held at HEC Secretariat on Friday.
The meeting addressed ...
 
 
Saeed Ahmed
Islamabad
A two-member delegation of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) is currently visiting China to participate in Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silk Road International Expo from October 31 to November 2, 2014.
On ...
 
 

Islamabad
The first super hero comics book launched recently at Kuch Khaas gave Pakistani kids a hope for their own super hero instead of a foreign one. Pakistan Man is the first comic super hero in English language, written by 26-year-old ...
 
 

Islamabad: Human Resource Development Network (HRDN) organised pre-congress interactive talk on ‘Climate Change, Adaptability & Food Security’, says a press release.
In the pre-congress talk, people from different sectors i.e. UN, USAID, ...
 
 

Islamabad: As many as 32 Pakistani professionals from the water management and agriculture sectors who participated in a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) training programme in 2012 and 2014 met at the Serena Hotel to ...
 
 
Amir Mir
Islamabad
Having caused serious security concerns in Pakistani establishment circles by its gradual appearance, the Islamic State (IS) led by Abu Bakar Al Baghdadi has set alarm bells ringing in the Indian establishment circles too because 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 ...
 
 
Shahina Maqbool
Islamabad
The annual incidence of stroke in Pakistan is 250 per 100,000, which translates into 350,000 new cases every year. 1 in 6 people worldwide will have a stroke in their lifetime. Every 6 seconds, stroke kills someone. Every 6 seconds, ...
 
 
Ishrat Hyatt
Islamabad
The Floral Art Society (FAS) Islamabad/Rawalpindi chapter held its monthly meeting to mark the end of their fiscal year. The outgoing treasurer, Sarwat Aslam, and secretary, Zeenat Salim, presented their reports for the fiscal year of ...
 
 
Aijaz Gul
Islamabad
Indian film ‘Super Nani’ came out nationwide on October 31. Based on Gujarati play, it is a family drama with comedy. It also happens to be a comeback vehicle for Rekha.
The film is actually divided into two parts: In the ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
International Islamic University Islamabad President Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh has announced allocation of $50,000 for the maintenance of the university’s student hostels.
He also said maintenance work on the IIU’s Faisal Mosque ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
The Department of Mass Communication of the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has rescheduled its test and interview for admission in MPhil (Mass Communication) for Autumn 2014 Semester.
According to the revised schedule, the ...