Rahul Basharat

  • Islamabad - The first dengue case in Islamabad has triggered an alert among  public health managers in the city. The dengue patient is currently under treatment in an isolation ward at Federal Government Services Hospital (FGSH), an official said. According to details, Nayyar, a resident of ...

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  • Islamabad - The national tragedies in the history of nations serve to become a lesson for the generations to come. The remains of historical incidents are preserved to remember the sacrifices made in the past in achieving milestones. The 70th Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated with ...

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  • Islamabad - Speakers at a two-day international seminar arranged by Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) concluded here on Saturday emphasized the need to use national language (Urdu) as a tool to promote unity and harmony in the country. They underlined the need for the proper arrangement of ...

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  • Islamabad - The issue of increase in the fee structure of private medical colleges on Thursday led to a clash amongst parliamentarians (MPs) in the Senate Standing Committee of National Health Services (NHS), women MPs including the minister condemned the use of un-parliamentary language by the ...

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  • Islamabad - The rift between International Islamic University (IIUI) and Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) has still not ended despite the fact that both sides agreed to hold the teachers convention again, an official said on Wednesday. Earlier, FAPUASA on ...

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  • Islamabad - The new education policy would introduce contemporary subjects including English, Natural Sciences and Information Technology in the curriculum of Deeni Madaris (seminaries), which would be jointly decided by government and seminaries, an official said on Tuesday. The Federal Ministry ...

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  • Islamabad - Federal capital hospitals remained on high alert to meet any untoward situation on the Independence Day. The notification issued by the Pakistan Institute of medical Sciences (PIMS) administration stated: “All heads of clinical Departments/Supervisory staff are requested to make ...

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  • LAHORE - It was like a conqueror returned home as the people were waiting anxiously for their hero. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif expectedly received a warm welcome in his hometown after four-day journey to Lahore. Earlier, he left Gujranwala where hundreds of PML-N supporters kept walking for ...

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  • Lala Musa/Jhelum - Hundreds of people gave a warm welcome to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on GT Road when he left Jehlum Friday morning for next destinations after a night stay in the city. Only a few dozen supporters had gathered outside the hotel, where Sharif was staying, in the morning, ...

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  • Gujrat - Gujrat, the stronghold of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), welcomed the ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif as cheering crowd threw flower petals on his vehicle. Interestingly, some of the enormous sized billboards put up in favour of Sharif had been daubed with splashes of ink by ...

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  • RAWALPINDI - The enthusiastic PML-N supporters turned the dawn into dusk in covering less than ten-kilometre distance to reach the party’s political hub, Rawalpindi. A large number of party supporters gathered at every overhead bridge on the Expressway, slowing down the pace of the ...

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  • Islamabad- Federal Minister for Education Baligh ur Rehman on Tuesday said that establishment of UNESCO’s centre for non-formal education would improve literacy rate in the country. The minister said this during a meeting with Qian Tang, Assistant Director General UNESCO and Chinese candidate ...

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  • Islamabad-Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) on Tuesday announced a countrywide black day after the administration of International Islamic University (IIUI) barred the body from holding convention at its campus. The university administration locked the ...

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  • Islamabad-Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) today (Tuesday) will meet to decide fate of the ninety cases of foreign and local post graduates in connection with their degrees registration, an official told on Monday. He said the cases would be discussed in the Standing Recognition ...

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  • islamabad-The mismanagement of the Prime Minister Education Reforms Programme (PMERP) has made the first day of students miserable in their schools after the summer vacations where renovation work disturbed their academic activities badly. Talking to The Nation, a principal of the model college ...

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  • islamabad -  Roadside vendors selling various items used in independence day festivities are forced to “gift” them away free of cost to the employees of the Capital Development Authority (CDA). A number of these vendors have set up stalls on the Kashmir Highway displaying national ...

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  • Islamabad - Call it an ‘ethical dilemma’ or sheer intellectual bankruptcy, the University of Hazara (UoH) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has issued a circular banning gender mixing on the campus to ‘maintain education standard’, threatening violators with harsh penalties, it emerged ...

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  • Islamabad - Reforms in the education of government-run schools in the federal city has become a distant dream, as the institutions are still facing shortage of around 4000 teachers, an official said on Thursday. Around 422 educational institutes including model and FG set-up are being run by ...

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  • islamabad - Around 19 per cent children aged between 6-16 still remain out-of-school with no change in the proportion and students competencies in learning English, Arithmetic have also dipped, Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) reported on Wednesday. These findings were made public in the ...

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  • islamabad -  Around 19 per cent children aged between 6-16 still remain out-of-school with no change in the proportion and students competencies in learning English, Arithmetic have also dipped, Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) reported on Wednesday. These findings were made public in ...

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  • Islamabad-National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) on Tuesday commenced 70 years Independence Day celebrations with number of performances and plays. The celebrations started in collaboration with Brahvi Academy Pakistan and Federal Directorate of Education. It was an ...

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  • Islamabad-Enforcement of rules for Child Nutrition Ordinance remains a challenge for government while it has committed to achieve the global health targets set in 69th World Health Assembly (WHA), an official said on Tuesday. This was stated by Aids Control Program Manager, Ministry of National ...

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  • islamabad - Shabby roof, broken ceramic tiles and tattered walls; this isn’t a war-hit building in any remote area, but the condition of a community library in the federal capital. The civic authorities, around a decade ago, conceived an idea to establish community libraries in different ...

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  • Islamabad - The confusion of non-extension in the validity date of journals recognised by Higher Education Commission (HEC) has made the scholars uneasy, as the promotion and appointment has been linked with publishing of research papers in recognised journals, an official said on Thursday. HEC, ...

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  • Islamabad-The appointment of Director General (DG) Department of Libraries has been challenged in the court alleging it as violation of rules and regulations and without the approval of prime minister, an official said on Wednesday. It has been alleged in the petition filed at Islamabad High Court ...

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  • Islamabad - Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Tuesday framed new regulations for the appointment and promotion of faculty in medical institutions, which is aimed at to implement medical curriculum through qualified faculty, an official said. Under the new regulations, all the ...

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  • Islamabad - Former chairman Security & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Zafar Hijazi was discharged from the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Monday. The ex-SECP chairman’s arrival in the hospital had created chaos when his family members scuffled with media persons ...

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  • Islamabad - Sub Committee of the Senate on National Health Services (NHS) has called for giving equal representation to all provinces in the National Homeopathy Council (NHC) aimed at avoiding nepotism. The meeting was held in the chair of Senator Kalsoom Parveen which was also attended by Senator ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafar Hijazi was shifted to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) after he felt pain in his kidney. Earlier, the chairman was taken into custody by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) when his ...

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  • Islamabad - Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Friday constituted a committee to scrutinise legal and financial requirements of all new medical and dental colleges, an official said. The five-member committee has been constituted in 150th session of PMDC and it will be responsible to ...

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