Rahul Basharat

  • Islamabad-Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Monday held 29th South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG) conference to bring educational operators network together. The conference has been jointly organized by HEC and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). The forum also discusses ...

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  • Islamabad - National Assembly Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination held a meeting on Monday to consider the Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Amendment Bill, 2016. The meeting was held under chairmanship of Member National Assembly (MNA) Pakistan ...

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  • islamabad - Spokesperson of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) Saturday tendered his resignation from the designation on the differences with Vice Chancellor (VC) Javed Ashraf. “In view of the repeated assertions by the Vice Chancellor QAU that I made certain unauthorized statements, I have ...

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  • islamabad - ‘Health is wealth’ – the proverb shows its strength when number of people are seen moving towards a deserted place in search of a natural spring water to cure their diseases. Ejaz Khan holding her seven-year-old daughter was walking towards the spring of natural water ...

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  • Islamabad - Spokesperson of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) Saturday tendered his resignation from the designation on the differences with Vice Chancellor (VC) Javed Ashraf. “In view of the repeated assertions by the Vice Chancellor QAU that I made certain unauthorized statements, I have ...

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  • Islamabad - Vice Chancellor (VC) Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) Prof Dr Javed Ashraf on Friday stated that use of contraband drugs is not only limited to this institution while administration is thankful to HEC for providing funds for construction of university wall. VC QAU held a media briefing ...

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  • Islamabad - The Ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has received an amount of Rs1 billion for infrastructure upgradation of model education set-up in the federal capital. Talking to The Nation on Thursday, a CADD official said that the first installment of Rs1 million ...

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  • Islamabad - Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) and Higher Education Commission (HEC) are at loggerheads over the inquiry held by latter department following the complaints forwarded by President Secretariat. “HEC is a regularity body and holding inquiry of an autonomous educational institute was ...

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  • islamabad -  As the allegedly tortured housemaid is appearing in the Supreme Court (SC) today, the investigation officials on Tuesday again asked the medical board to answer some questions, source said. A well informed source informed The Nation that the concerned police station (Industrial ...

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  • islamabad -  Despite having eligible candidates for the post of Director General (DG) Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), Ministry of Capital Administration & Development Division (CADD) is avoiding the permanent appointment purposely, official said on Tuesday. Prime Minister has ...

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  • Islamabad - Health Department of the city (ICT) has requested the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) to conduct autopsy of the air crew of crashed flight PK-66, sources said on Monday. The request had been made to find out the chances of intoxication of any prohibited drugs given to crew ...

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  • Islamabad - Availability of fair and better medical facilities in government hospitals has always remained a dream for the poor in the country but now shortage of beds is adding to the miseries of patients even in the federal capital. “You are blessed if you get a bed and you are a ward ...

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  • Islamabad-Non-availability of a medico-legal specialist at Polyclinic has increased the problems of patients and injured persons as wrong certificates are being issued to people demanding legal requirement. As per the information available with The Nation, the second biggest hospital of the federal ...

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  • Islamabad - Breaking the silence on ambiguous status of National Testing Service (NTS), the top official of agency on Thursday clarified it as a public sector entity while discouraged the commencement of other recruitment services. NTS Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Sherzada Khan held a media ...

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  • Islamabad - Though the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) received the awaited 35 new buses on Wednesday, yet the daily wages staff of the model education institutes is still looking for getting their unpaid salaries of several months. Talking to The Nation, a member of Daily Wages Staff ...

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  • islamabad -  Medical report of the minor girl allegedly tortured domestically, on Tuesday revealed that the victim received 14 contact burns on her body while no evidence of psychiatric disorder was found. According to the report available with The Nation, the medical board viewed that wounds ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - A newly formed four-member medical board has corroborated torture marks on the body of 10-year-old housemaid Tayyaba, allegedly tormented by her employers. The medical board of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) comprising Dr Tariq Iqbal, Dr Hameed-ud-Din, Dr SH ...

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  • Islamabad - In a welfare state, where government’s primary responsibility is to ensure protection of rights of its citizens, implementation of the National Child Protection Policy seems a distant dream. Child labour in Pakistan continues unchecked. Amanullah, 13, has spent nearly seven years ...

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  • islamabad - Special Medical Board constituted at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) for the medical examination of the girl subjected to domestic violence will likely held its meeting today (Friday), an official said on Thursday. As per the information available with The Nation, a ...

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  • islamabad - Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said that unnecessary interference in university affairs badly harms their performance while vice chancellors (VC) and rectors must adopt a proactive approach for development of their institutions. He said ...

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  • Islamabad-A playground for the Islamabad Model College for Boys I-10/1 has finally been approved by the city administration by amending the layout plan of the sector to facilitate the students, a college official said on Wednesday. While talking to The Nation, a top official of IMCB I-10/1, said ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (NIRM) has initiated an interdepartmental inquiry into alleged malpractices and maladministration following the petition marked by the president secretariat, an official said on Tuesday. The official, who wished anonymity, informed The ...

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  • Islamabad-Appointment of a permanent director general at Federal Directorate of Education will remain an unresolved issue in near future as picking a person of choice has become difficult for officials, a source informed on Monday. An official from Ministry of Capital Administration and Development ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Visitors gathered at the main entrance of the Marghazar Zoo on Saturday where officials had invited people to come and see a one-year-old black bear cub, liberated from a street performer and now being sent to Balkasar Bear Sanctuary. “This bear cub was captured ...

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  • Islamabad-The year 2016, in a similar manner to past years, has ended with huge claims of bringing countless positive changes in health and education sectors of the city from government side, while for opponents and public development remained in announcements only. Ministry of Capital ...

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  • Islamabad - Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology on Thursday organised a media festival to promote creativity amongst students aiming to join media industry. The festival was arranged by Department of Media Sciences of the university which exhibited different media events ...

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  • Islamabad - Parents of children enrolled at National Special Education Centre for Hearing Impaired Children on Wednesday complained about the mismanagement and misbehaviour of staff with students, while the principal denied the claims. This special education centre is located in Sector H-9, where ...

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  • islamabad -  Higher Education Commission (HEC) Tuesday conferred the ‘Best Teacher Award of year 2015’ to academicians providing higher education in the universities of the country. The ceremony was held at HEC secretariat while Minister of State for Federal Education, ...

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  • Islamabad-Token money for the establishment of shredding and sterilization unit at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has been received and the project will be completed in few months, Vice Chancellor Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University said on Monday. Talking to The Nation ...

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  • Islamabad-Where skyscraper shopping malls and posh sector markets of the green city have lured the natives with eye-catching sale offers, makeshift salesmen are struggling to sell their items due to mild cold weather. The famous ‘lunda’ commonly known for second hand clothes has pulled ...

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