Rahul Basharat

  • islamabad - The National Institute of Health (NIH) on Friday issued Seasonal Awareness and Alert Letter (SAAL) for epidemic-prone infectious diseases in the country. The alert has been issued as a pre-emptive measure against communicable diseases including Chikungunya, Dengue Fever, ...

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  • islamabad -  Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) has formulated a four-member evaluation committee to review the pending notifications of undergraduate medical institutions, an official said on Thursday. As per notification issued here, pursuing the decision of the council in its last ...

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  • Islamabad - The Federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (FBISE) on Wednesday announced the results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) matriculation result with the overall percentage of 83.36. In the SSC-II 2017 announced results, girls dominated the overall exam with the passing ...

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  • Islamabad - A sudden fire erupted at Federal Government Services Hospital (FGSH) on Thursday near the emergency of the hospital, which spread chaos among the patients. The fire erupted at the backyard adjacent to the social welfare department and dental clinic in the middle of the day and engulfed ...

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  • islamabad - The Federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (FBISE) on Wednesday announced the results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) matriculation result with the overall percentage of 83.36. In the SSC-II 2017 announced results, girls dominated the overall exam with the passing ...

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  • islamabad - Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Federal Education on Tuesday warned that they would stage a protest in front of the President House if Vice Chancellor (VC) of the Federal Urdu University Vice Chancellor was not removed from his post for having ‘fake’ ...

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  • islamabad - Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Saturday announced the result of candidates shortlisted for the interview to fill the 900 vacated positions at the hospital. As per details, PIMS will hire 900 employees from scale 1 to 20 to fill the shortage of staff. In first phase, ...

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  • islamabad - The political rivalry of Middle Eastern countries has reached to a higher educational institute at federal capital where a traditional iftar dinner sponsored by Embassy of Qatar has been cancelled, an official said on Saturday. Embassy of Qatar every year provides an iftar dinner for ...

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  • islamabad - The International Monitoring Board (IMB) of Global Polio Eradication Initiative has recommended the government to urgently review and enhance local mirco-planning to access every child for immunization in the country. The IMB was constituted in November 2010, at the request of World ...

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  • Islamabad - Security measures taken for the appearance of Prime Minister (PM) before Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on Thursday increased the miseries of citizens approaching for healthcare facility and education board. The Federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (FBISE) and ...

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  • islamabad - Higher Education Commission (HEC) is set to formally conduct the first aptitude test for admissions in undergraduate programs of universities; however, it has sought the support of institutions for the successful launch, an official said on Wednesday. All the vice chancellors, rectors ...

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  • Islamabad - Islamabad Blood Transfusion Authority (IBTA) has remained unsuccessful in up-grading the blood banks of public sector hospitals despite the fact that its role has been revived since 2011, an official told The Nation on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the legal role of IBTA and Safe Blood ...

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  • Islamabad -  The paramedic staff at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Monday staged a protest against the rejection of Eid and education leaves. Around two dozen nurses gathered in front of the administration block of the hospital and suspended their services over the ...

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  • islamabad - Voluntary blood donation ratio in the country is very low and the blood bank system is dependent on ‘family donations,’ which is not sufficient to cope with the challenge of thalassaemia, health experts said on Saturday. Federal Government Services Hospital (FGSH) organised ...

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  • islamabad - Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Saturday constituted an evaluation committee for the recognition and inspection of new medical and dental colleges, an official said. The decision was taken in the 152nd council meeting which was also attended by Minister of State for ...

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  • Islamabad - The role of faculty must be included in the preparation of education budget as academicians are the major stakeholder of the institutions, an educationist said on Friday. Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association held a post-budget seminar at International ...

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  • Islamabad - Focal Person for Polio Eradication Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq said that presence of polio virus in twin cities is an obstacle and there is need to maintain the momentum to eradicate the disease. Prime Minister’s (PM) Focal Person for the program said this while chairing a meeting ...

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  • islamabad -  The Minister of State for National Health Services & Regulations, Saira Afzal Tarar Thursday said that a ‘holy war’ was fought to put the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) on right track. She was addressing a press conference here, where she presented ...

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  • islamabad - The Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabani on Wednesday, taking the lenient stance for the expelled students of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), asked to settle down the issue for the academic future of the students. Senator from Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarian (PPP-P) Sassui ...

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  • Islamabad - The implementation on the devolution of federal Higher Education Commission (HEC) is being ignored by the government as it is lingering the issue at Council of Common Interests (CCI) for years. HEC is working under the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training. The matter ...

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  • Islamabad - Consultations for upgrading the international standards over humanitarian works has started in Pakistan, which will be shared with all government agencies and NGOs involved in relief, rescue and rehabilitation works. The consultation held here was addressed by Christine Knudsen, ...

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  • Islamabad - Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will soon set up a Chinese Language and Culture Centre in Gwadar in collaboration with Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication (BIGC). A feasibility report to this effect is being prepared to establish the centre at the earliest, according to a ...

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  • islamabad - Pakistan has been elected as chair of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board, a body which facilitates World Health Assembly (WHA) in devising policies of the World Health Forum, an official said on Saturday. “The election was held on June 1 in Geneva where Director ...

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  • Islamabad - Pakistan has been elected as chair of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board, a body which facilitates World Health Assembly (WHA) in devising policies of the World Health Forum, an official said on Saturday. “The election was held on June 1 in Geneva where Director ...

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  • Islamabad - Principal and staff of Islamabad Model College for Girls (IMCG) I-8/01 have reached the point of no return on filing complaints against each other at Federal Directorate of Education (FDE). Around 20 staff members of the institute signed and filed the application against College ...

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  • Islamabad - Pakistani delegation in the World Health Assembly (WHA) offered assistance to other countries for providing technical support in controlling the spread of epidemics across the border, an official said on Friday. Pakistani delegation led by Minister for National Health Services (NHS) ...

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  • Islamabad - Drug Regularity Authority Pakistan (DRAP) and Pakistan Young Pharmacist Association (PYPA) on Thursday levelled allegation of corruption against each other. PYPA held a joint press conference with Pakistan Drug Lawyers Forum (PDLF) and alleged the ministry of National Health Regulations ...

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  • islamabad - The Minister of National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar Wednesday said that use of tobacco has devastating consequences and it also turns out to be a major barrier to development. The minister said this while addressing a seminar conducted by Ministry of NHS and World Health ...

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  • Islamabad - As the world is observing ‘No Tobacco Day’ today (Tuesday), the activists held a protest demonstration against the government for bringing down cigarette prices in the proposed budget. People from all walks of life gathered outside the National Press Club demanding the ...

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  • Islamabad - Around 30 prominent religious scholars issued a fatwa on Saturday declaring suicide attacks haram and armed struggle against the state in the name of enforcing of Shriah law against the spirit of Islamic teachings. The religious scholars of all sects met at the Islamic Research Centre ...

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