Iqtidar Gilani

  • LAHORE - A woman gave birth to a baby boy at an underpass in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Friday. After the spontaneous delivery, healthcare providers shifted the resident of Badami Bagh and newborn to the ward for ‘medical care’. Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Secretary ...

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  • LAHORE - The Opposition staged a walkout from the Punjab Assembly after pointing quorum on Wednesday over not getting permission for moving a resolution against recently levied regulatory duty. Though the minister for industries supported out of turn resolution saying that he had enough arguments ...

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  • LAHORE - A lack of supervision, shortage of staff, unavailability of testing kits, vaccine and laboratory facilities are hampering performance of hepatitis clinics working at district and tehsil headquarters hospitals. The Punjab government has planned setting up hepatitis clinics at all DHQ/THQ ...

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  • LAHORE - Plains, including Lahore, are experiencing a warmer post-monsoon period due to a lack of significant rains. “Monsoon was not that energetic due to formation of lesser cyclones in the Bay of Bengal. Rains in the later half were sporadic. These insignificant rains fail to lower the ...

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  • LAHORE - Twenty-three posts of senior faculty at the Institute of Public Health (IPH), one of the oldest institutions offering postgraduate medical education in community medicine, have been vacant for long. Seven sanctioned posts of professors and eight each of associate professors and assistant ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Food Authority, in collaboration with the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU), arranged a seminar on breastfeeding and causes of breast cancer on Friday. PFA Director General Noorul Amin Mengal, senior officials, LCWU VC Prof Dr Uzma Qureshi, Prof of Pathology from Allama ...

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  • Lahore - Lahore General Hospital has become the first public sector hospital to perform successful Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, removal of excessive fat from human body.  Post Graduate Medical Institute Principal Prof Ghiasun Nabi Tayyab congratulated the team headed by Prof Mohammad ...

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  • LAHORE -  Opposition staged a walkout and pointed quorum following rejection of their demand for bringing the Justice Baqir Ali Najafi report to the House, leading to ending of proceedings on Friday without completion of agenda. Countering the argument of the chair that the issue was ...

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  • LAHORE - A lack of interest on part of legislators led to adjournment of the Punjab Assembly session without completion of agenda on Thursday. With the exception of Wednesday when the treasury ensured presence of legislators in required numbers in the House to carryout legislation, agenda could not ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday passed five bills, including The Police Order (Amendment) Bill 2017, with majority, rejecting all cut motions moved by Opposition legislators. The House extended period of validity of three Ordinances, including The Punjab Maintenance of Public Order ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Assembly witnessed rare incident of adjournment of session after brief proceedings for 15 minutes on Tuesday. First time in the history of PA, session was adjourned on pointing quorum not owned by both the opposition and the treasury. Session started one hour and 15 minutes beyond ...

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  • LAHORE - Like the last two sittings, lack of quorum led to adjournment of Punjab Assembly session without completing agenda on Monday. This time again, Opposition legislator Ahsan Riaz Fatyana performed the ritual of pointing quorum soon after conclusion of proceedings on question hour, causing ...

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  • LAHORE - Lack of quorum resulted in the adjournment of Punjab Assembly session without completing agenda on Friday. Opposition legislator Ahsan Riaz Fatyana pointed quorum just before start of proceedings on government business, causing adjournment of session first for five minutes and later for 15 ...

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  • LAHORE - The opposition staged a walkout to protest against the passage of resolution in favour of ousted PM Nawaz Sharif, causing adjournment of session without completion of agenda on Thursday. Terming the resolution in favour of a convicted person a blatant violation of PA rules, the Opposition ...

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  • LAHORE - Senator Dr Asif Kirmani has said that Nawaz Sharif will turn out triumphant in the ‘court of public’. “The hands of Nawaz Sharif and his family members are clean and they will come victorious in the long run,” Dr Kirmani said while talking to media after LHC verdict ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Assembly on Wednesday passed a resolution in favour of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with majority amid rumpus from Opposition. Both sides exchanged slogans against leadership of the PML-N led government and PTI-led Opposition The treasury however managed to keep the House in ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Assembly witnessed rare scene of opposition legislator pointing quorum on Private Members Day, causing adjournment of session without taking up any resolution of public interest. The Opposition demanded resignation of Shehbaz Sharif, alleging that he has lost moral ground to ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Assembly on Monday unanimously adopted two resolutions condemning atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and anti Pakistan statement of United States President Donald Trump. Accusing the government of pre-poll rigging in NA-120, the Opposition alleged use of state ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab Aids Control Programme (PACP) has sought help of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for compulsory screening of deported expatriates, one of the high risk groups spreading human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and ultimately the deadly acquired immunodeficiency syndrome ...

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  • LAHORE: Parts of the country including Lahore received rainfall of varying intensities on Wednesday, bringing life to a standstill by causing urban flooding, traffic jams, power shutdowns and water shortage. The rains, however, provided much needed relief to the people from the prevailing muggy ...

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  • LAHORE -  The Lahore Waste Management Company collected and disposed of more than 50,000 tonne animal waste on Eidul Azha and the following two days. Compared to the previous years, sanitation operation was more effective as LWMC cleared all major roads and thickly populated areas on Eid day ...

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  • The Lahore Waste Management Company collected and disposed of more than 50,000 tonne animal waste on Eidul Azha and following two days. Compared to the previous years, sanitation operation was more effective as LWMC cleared all major roads and thickly populated areas on Eid day when animal waste ...

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  • LAHORE -  Parts of the country including Lahore received rainfall of varying intensities on Tuesday, bringing life to a standstill by causing urban flooding, traffic jams, power shutdowns and water shortage. Downpour disturbed life in major cities as the rainwater inundated roads not only in ...

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  • LAHORE - With less than a week left in Eidul Azha, people are busy searching trained butchers for slaughtering animals. Hiring the services of trained butchers is as difficult as purchasing sacrificial animals due to emergence of semi skilled and untrained persons who are ready to do the job at far ...

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  • LAHORE - The city received scattered rain on Friday that disrupted routine life, inundated roads and caused massive traffic jams in some areas. Overcast conditions, winds and 21mm rain made weather pleasant by causing considerable decrease in the mercury level.  Strong winds started blowing in ...

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  • LAHORE - Thousands of Pakistan Awami Tehreek workers, mostly females, and victim families staged a sit-in at Istanbul Chowk on The Mall Wednesday, pressing for the demand to make Syed Ali Baqir Najafi’s report on Model Town massacre public. People started arriving at the venue in the morning ...

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  • LAHORE - Begum Kalsoom Nawaz is fighting her maiden electoral battle on the National Assembly seat that fell vacant following the disqualification of her husband, ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif. This is not the first incident of one entering politics are assuming the driving seat after one’s ...

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  • LAHORE - The nation celebrated the 70th Independence Day on Monday with zeal and enthusiasm amid elaborate security arrangements. The day dawned with special prayers for integrity, solidarity and progress of the country. Official festivities started with hoisting of national flags at government ...

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  • LAHORE - The Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Friday continued its strike at outpatient departments (OPDs) and indoor wards of hospitals across the province. Like the last 10 days, patients were the ultimate sufferer of the YDA strike. They were left with no option but to return home or go to ...

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  • LAHORE - YDA continued strike Tuesday, disrupting service at OPDs and Indoors. Scheduled surgeries at teaching hospitals in the province were cancelled due to doctors’ demonstration. The Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education (SH&ME) Department continued action against protesting ...

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