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According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey conducted by the Gallup Pakistan, 52 per cent Pakistanis feel that women drive incorrectly as compared to men, 46 per cent disagree with this notion.
A nationally-representative ...
 
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Jamila Achakzai
Islamabad
Following Tuesday's Peshawar school attack, which left 145 people mostly children dead, the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has sought the deployment of special anti-terrorism personnel around government schools and colleges in ...
 
 
Muhammad Qasim
Rawalpindi
The persisting extreme cold weather in the region may cause significant increase in the number of cases with cold-induced asthma, a problem that has never been given due attention in Pakistan though according to health experts it may ...
 
 

Islamabad
In its campaign against sub standard medicines the District Administration Islamabad conducted 444 inspections of drugs outlets in the city and rural areas during this year and sealed nine medical stores for violations of Drug Act ...
 
 
Ishrat Hyatt
We are always ready to criticise the wrongdoings of the government and its functionaries. Very little praise is heard when things are done right or the system runs smoothly, so here is a little appreciation of one such public-friendly scheme that ...
 
 
Our crime correspondent
Islamabad: Two minors were suffocated to death due to gas leakage in the servant quarter of a house in Sector F-10/4 Thursday evening, police sources said.
2-year-old Nabiha and her brother Hamza, 4, were found dead in a room of servant quarter ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad: The students of International Islamic University, Islamabad, held candlelight vigils on their main and Faisal Mosque campuses to express solidarity with the families of the victims of Peshawar school attack victims, mostly children. ...
 
 

Islamabad: Students of all the educational institutions working under Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) will avail Winter Vacation from December 26 (Friday) to 31 (Wednesday).
An official of FDE told this agency, the winter vacation would ...
 
 

Islamabad: The met office on Thursday forecast very cold and dry weather with dense foggy conditions in most parts of the country including federal capital for the next 24 hours.
Very cold and dry weather is expected in Punjab, Khyber ...
 
 

If your favourite TV shows are pulling you away from your workout, why not combine the two? The American Council on Exercise offers these suggestions:
Health Tips
* Ditch the remote and walk to the TV to change the channel.
* During ...
 
 

Islamabad
In the light of the 18th Amendment, more responsibility rests with the provinces to enhance their resources and potential to serve people at their doorsteps, but this can only take place once the third tier of government -- the Local ...
 
 

Islamabad
The planned massacre of innocent children is the worst form of terrorism, said Pakistan Green Task Force (PGTF) President Dr. Jamal Nasir while speaking in a condolence conference, says a press release.
He said that the Peshawar ...
 
 

Islamabad
In order to appreciate and encourage teachers to use technology to enhance their skills amongst students, Intel Education Pakistan organised ‘Intel Education Award Ceremony’ held in the port city, says a press release.
This year in ...
 
 

Islamabad
Patron-in-Chief of Supreme Shia Ulema Board and Chief of Tehreek Nafaz Fiqh-e-Jafariya Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi has said that it is the need of the hour and the consensus demand of the nation that strict operation should be ...
 
 

Islamabad: In light of December 16 tragic events and the loss of innocent lives in Peshawar, Kuch Khaas has decided to cancel the 'Pukhtun Festival,' as it is a time for mourning this loss of innocent lives, rather than celebration.
"We ...
 
 

Islamabad
Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia Burhan Muhammad has said that bilateral trade between Pakistan and Indonesia is all set to achieve a historic milestone as it is expected to touch US $2 billion mark by the end of this year, says ...
 
 

Islamabad
Experts on Wednesday said that political disputes and security threats were hindering connectivity in South Asia.
The experts, who were speaking at ‘Workshop on Regional Connectivity’, organised by the Center for International ...
 
 

Islamabad
Naseer and Shahab, the alternative rock band, has captured the hearts of thousands by breaking the emblematic ambiance of Pushto music, says a press release.
The duo, Naseer Afridi and Shahab Qamar appeared in a popular TV ...
 
 

Islamabad
World Minorities Alliance Convener J Salik illuminated candles for martyrs of Peshawar incident Thursday in front of the National Press Club, Islamabad, along with number of Christian children and pastors, says a press release. ...
 
 
Our correspondent
Islamabad
Large-scale fortification with essential vitamins and minerals in wheat flour, edible oil and ghee is the key for improved nutrition in Pakistan, said Director Nutrition Dr. Baseer Khan Achakzai while speaking at a seminar organised ...
 
 

Islamabad
The launching ceremony of Chinese President Xi Jinping's book, 'The Governance of China' will be held at the Pak-China Friendship Centre here on Friday.
The event to be organized by the Pakistan-China Institute, in collaboration ...
 
 

Islamabad
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in collaboration with Pakistan Post has specially designed and formally issued a commemorative stamp with the slogan ‘Say No to Corruption’ to spread awareness among public against the menace ...
 
 

Islamabad
Students of the Roots School System (RSS), DHA-1 Campus and Ivy International, were deeply saddened and grieved to see the inhumane act of cruelty and terrorism in Peshawar, says a press release issued here on Thursday.
They held a ...