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KARACHI: Hamdard Pakistan has celebrated Hakim Mohammed Said's 99th birthday here at Hamdard Corporate Office, Karachi, Monday. Sadia Rashid, Chairperson, Hamdard Pakistan said that services to the nation and contributions of Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said for youngsters and new generation were worth remembering, therefore we have decided to make a...
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday sought details of mechanism devised by the federal and provincial governments for preservation of ground water and measures to prevent its exploitation. Hearing a suo moto case regarding ground water exploitation by mineral water companies at the apex court, Chief Justice Mian Saqib...
KARACHI: A dedicated NFLP mass media campaign is being launched from January 15, 2019 through print, radio and social media in order to create awareness about the National Financial Literary Program (NFLP) and more specifically, sensitize the masses regarding the on-ground execution, says a Press release. It is important to...
ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has so far dispatched text books to its about six lakh students of Matric, FA, BA, B.Ed(1.5 years) and Postgraduate programs who had registered themselves for Autumn 2018 semester. Total number of students registered during the semester was seven lakh fifty thousand, which were...
Story-telling with underprivileged children The newest acting sensation in town, Asim Battal, during the week spent an afternoon with underprivileged students at Fixit School here. The talented actor entertained the kids with his exceptional storytelling skills. He also made the children sing along to nursery rhymes and poems to keep...
KARACHI: NAB Karachi arrested one accused namely Zafar Niaz, chairman of Arisha Cooperative Society. The accused allegedly involved in commission of offence of corruption and corrupt practices by illegally occupying Government land and cheating public at large. However, the liability estimated approx. Rs.700 million. Brig (Retd) Farooq Naser Awan, DG NAB...
ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday disposed of the case with regard to fake degrees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees. Amid the hearing headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has submitted details in the court, revealing that degrees of 16 pilots...
Munawar Naqvi ISLAMABAD: Journalist Panel grabbed all major posts except that of President and Vice-President (Woman seat) in the Annual Election 2019 of the National Press Club, held here Tuesday. In a major upset Shakeel Qarar (Azad Group) won the coveted position of President by grabbing 1036 votes as against...
LAHORE : Punjab Information Minister Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan on Wednesday tendered apology over his offensive remarks to journalists at the death memorial of Late Qazi Hussain Ahmed. A journalist, on Tuesday, requested the minister to respond on the Jamat-e-Islami chief’s statement alleging that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s promise of turning the...
KARACHI: The ongoing anti-encroachment drive by Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) is set to move towards the decades old book markets of the country, popularly known as Urdu Bazaar. The KMC administration has served notices on the shopkeepers to vacate their stalls within three days before they are razed by the...
ISLAMABAD: Minister for National History and Literary Heritage Shafqat Mehmood has stated that the federal government plans to establish a heritage fund for the upkeep and preservation of cultural sites across the country. Mehmood, who also holds the portfolio of Federal Education and Professional Training, was chairing a meeting of...