Asif Chaudhry

  • TLAHORE - The management of Jinnah hospital was shaken by a real surprise when it found 140 steel and iron windows missing from different rooms, wards and corridors of the building. The hospital officials consider it a handiwork of some unknown thieves and their abettors who have taken these ...

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  • TLAHORE - The teaching and other public hospitals of the City are finding it hard to dispose of hospital waste after the incinerator at the Childrens Hospital has went out of order, and the one established in private sector at the Shalamar Hospital does not have the capacity to treat such a huge ...

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  • TLAHORE - Keeping in view the rising trend in liver diseases, and long-standing demand of the patients flying abroad for liver transplantation, the Punjab government has decided to establish a Liver Disease Management Cell (LDMC) costing Rs 1064.99 million at the Jinnah Hospital. The proposed LDMC ...

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  • TLAHORE-A minor girl of Allama Iqbal Town, who died on the way to hospital late Sunday night, is suspected to have been suffering from swine flu. In case doctors opinion holds ground during further investigation then it could be the first case of swine flu in the country, which is a worldwide ...

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  • TLAHORE - Various teaching hospitals in Punjab are alarmingly short of highly qualified radiologists to run these hospitals most sensitive departments - Radiology - due to what the sources have described as a conspiracy hatched by the diploma-holder in connivance with the bureaucracy in the Punjab ...

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  • TLAHORE - A gang of hardened criminals involved in dozens of cases of heinous crimes has so far killed all members of a family one by one in deadly armed attacks in district Vehari putting a question mark on the performance of Punjab police which seem to have miserably failed in providing security ...

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  • TLAHORE-Civil Lines police unearthed another big financial scam of Rs 1.25 billion and arrested nine employees of a local money exchange company for their alleged involvement in the embezzlement of the money. The police sources said that the arrested persons were the executive members of the ZARCO ...

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  • TLAHORE - A senior member of the Board of Management (BoM) of Allama Iqbal Medical College (AIMC)/Jinnah Hospital attacked a professor of medicine with his walking stick on Saturday. The violent and unpleasant incident took place right in the office of the principal shortly after the two exchanged ...

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  • TLAHORE - A third year medical student of King Edward Medical University (KEMU) lost his life in a tragic incident. He sustained minor head injury while catching a ball in a cricket match played at the university ground and he was taken to the hospital where he died. The victim student Usama Qamar ...

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  • TLAHORE - Heavy contingent of police Tuesday arrested dozens of Islamia College Civil Lines students including IJT Islamia College Nazim Muhammad Saboor shortly after violent clashes between the police and the students over a petty issue of wall chalking. Some students, a college professor and a ...

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  • TLAHORE - Most of the criminals wanted by the City Police in theft cases, robberies, street crimes, vehicle lifting incidents, heinous crimes or other antisocial activities belong to the adjoining or nearby districts of Lahore. They commit crime and within no time return to their native areas which ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab health department has recommended the names of three senior doctors to the Punjab chief minister for the vacant post of Punjab Medico Legal Surgeon. A summery comprising the names of Dr Waseem Haider, Dr Mubashar Attique and Dr Abid Kareem have been moved to the chief minister ...

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  • TLAHORE - Central Police Office (CPO) has omitted the names of 51 persons from the list of 194 hardened criminals, which was forwarded by the City police to fix head money for their arrest. The list comprising proclaimed offenders/court absconders and containing criminals necessary information and ...

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  • TLAHORE - Police on Tuesday constituted a team to arrest PML-N MPA Shumaila Rana after she failed to join investigation despite elapsing four days since the registration of case against her. SP Investigation Model Town Division formed the team to arrest the accused MPA and informed the Speaker ...

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  • TLAHORE - A report compiled by the University of Health Sciences (UHS) experts on students having passed entry test last year has revealed that average entry test marks obtained by the students from Southern Punjab were much higher than those belonging to Northern and Central Punjab. Surprisingly, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Various associations representing the medical community across the province are divided over the issue of organising a long march to press the government for confirming the contract specialist doctors. Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Lahore chapter had announced to hold a long today ...

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  • TLAHORE - Meeting a longstanding demand of the A level students, the Punjab government has notified that evaluation of A level students for admission in medical colleges would be undertaken separately by university of Health Sciences from their own syllabus. A notification issued by provincial ...

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  • TLAHORE - Police at Jinnah Hospital checkpost Sunday arrested red-handed a 10-year-old kid, bearing tattoo on his right arm, and allegedly recovered nine cellphones from his possession, which the young 'thief had stolen in just one day. The minor identified as Shahzeb Ali, a resident of Green Town, ...

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  • TLAHORE - For the first time in the history of Health Department, the Punjab government has ordered round-the-clock appointment of senior doctors at all the emergency departments of the teaching hospitals across the province. In the past governments attempt to ensure the presence of professor ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Board of Management (BoM) of Jinnah Hospital/Allama Iqbal Medical College has recommended a panel of three doctors to the Punjab Health Department to fill the vacant post of medical superintendent (MS) of the hospital. The post was lying vacant for the last five days after the Punjab ...

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  • TLAHORE - In a major breakthrough, City police have broken down the network of terrorist organisation 'Punjabi Taliban Tehreek as it has arrested one of its members Zubair alias Naik Muhammad who was also involved in the attack on Sri Lankan Cricket team in March. The actual plan of terrorists was ...

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  • TLAHORE - Gazetted Officers Residences (GOR-I) has been declared a high security zone after threats of terrorist acts as all the 14 roads, except two, leading to the exclusive area have been blocked 'till further orders. But seemingly, all these entry and exit points have been blocked permanently by ...

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  • TLAHORE - Medical Superintendent of Jinnah Hospital Dr Umer Farooq Baloch is likely to be transferred while names of two senior doctors of grade 20, Dr Muhammad Javed and Dr Muhammad Hassan, are under consideration for the post of Medical Superintendent of Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) ...

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  • TLAHORE - Police took extraordinary security measures on Saturday, deploying 13,000 policemen besides elite force and reserve police to prevent any untoward incident on the occasion of funeral prayer of Maulana Sarfaraz Naeemi martyred the other day in a suicide blast. The City was once again under ...

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  • TLAHORE - Out of 1,170 total prisoners of the Citys two jails screened by the Jinnah Hospitals Microbiology Department, 169 inmates were tested positive suffering from Hepatitis-C, 64 patients of Hepatitis-B while 23 were suffering from HIV indicating unhygienic conditions in both the jails. ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab chief minister has rejected a summery to award extension to Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) Medical Superintendent Dr Riaz Ahmad Chaudhry who has retired from his office around a month back. A reliably source said that the summery was moved to the chief minister by the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Inspector General Police Punjab and the CCPO offices received faxes with serious threats to target police buildings, residences of PML-N top leadership and some other important public offices in suicide attacks. The unidentified miscreants also gave an ultimatum of next 48 hours to vacate ...

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  • TLAHORE - The City police department has issued instructions to the police to compile a report of newly-established motor workshops in the City fearing that the Toyota Hiace used in the last Wednesdays attack on ISI and police headquarters might have gone through certain changes at one of the local ...

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  • TLAHORE - Naseerabad police Tuesday registered a case against Adviser to Chief Minister Punjab and PML-N MPA Munawar Ahmad Gill and his accomplices who allegedly raped a 35-year-old woman at a hotel in Gulberg. In the FIR, Tahira Perveen, a resident of Green Town, alleged that Nazir and Rafique, ...

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  • TLAHORE - A new mortuary has started functioning in the City with jurisdiction over 17 police stations. The new mortuary has been established under the administrative control of of Allama Iqbal Medical College/Jinnah Hospital. Since its establishment, a few days back, post mortem of 17 dead bodies ...

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