SYED JAFAR ASKARI

  • TKARACHI - The Academy of Excellence for Asian Writers (AEAW) has selected the newly published poetry book “Mohabbat Roshni Hai” (Love is Light), by Nasim Nazish, in the best 10 books of the year 2014.This is her very first written literary endeavour, which contains best ghazals of her ...

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  • TKARACHI - Jinnah Postgraduate and Medical Centre (JPMC) is suffering severe shortage of medico-legal officers (MLOs) that forced an MLO of JPMC to perform 15 post-mortem of the martyrs of Karachi Airport attack, The Nation has learnt.There are only three MLOs working at JPMC; one performs 12 hours ...

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  • TKARACHI - Inadequate facilities at a private hospital in Karachi caused death of nine newborns over past two days. Seven of them died only in an hour.The infants died primarily because ventilators at the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of Korangi’s Shah Neonatal Children Hospital ran out ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Health Minister Dr Saghir Ahmed has said that more than 11.9 million children have been given anti-measles vaccine during the ongoing twelve day anti-polio and measles drive across Sindh. He was speaking at the review meeting of measles drive held at his office on Friday. He said ...

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  • TKARACHI - Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), a new deadly virus which spreads from camels and bats to humans, have become the next threat for Pakistan, as overseas Pakistanis may spread the disease in the country, The Nation is informed.“After resurfacing of various ...

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  • TKARACHI - The new findings of medical experts about the health of former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf have left no room for the federal government to oppose removing Musharraf’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL).The current medical report regarding the spinal fracture of the ...

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  • TKARACHI  - The Finance Department of Government of Sindh, has once again failed to pay electricity dues amounting to Rs20 million of around 40 public colleges that may result in power disconnection, The Nation has learned.  A senior official in Sindh Education Department, on condition of ...

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  • TKARACHI - Ongoing Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Part-I & II Annual Examinations have become a nightmare for students who are forced to appear in the papers during scorching heat  while 70 to 80 per cent examination centres face loadshedding.   As mercury levels of Karachi ...

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  • TKARACHI  - Many students fell unconscious at centres as majority of halls of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Part-I & II Annual Examinations-2014 were without electricity on Tuesday.According to reports, majority of the examinations centres out of the total 108, set up by the Board of ...

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  • TKARACHI - Doctors and leaders of Pakistan Medical Association Centre on Thursday strongly condemned the brutal killings of their colleagues. They made an appeal to authorities concerned to wake up to the unrest.During the past four days, Dr Haider Raza, a 50 years old surgeon, and Dr Qasim Abbas, a ...

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  • TKARACHI  - The annual examinations of class IX and X (Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSC) 2014 are starting in Sindh today (Wednesday), under the head of different secondary education boards, including the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK).The Sindh government has imposed ...

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  • TKARACHI - Taking notice of rising cheating incidents during exams the Sindh Government has planned to take concrete measures against cheating ahead of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Part-I & II (Class IX and X) scheduled on April 2, 2014 in the province. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim ...

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  • TKARACHI - The incessant Lyari Gang War has caused 60 to 70 per cent decline in school attendance in the Lyari Town, The Nation has learned.Lyarites have already rejected peace talks with leaders of notorious gangs, the Uzair Baloch group and the Baba Ladla group. They demanded the government to ...

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  • TKARACHI  - The resurfacing of another polio case in the metropolis has once again put a question mark on the performance of the government and its health policies towards eradication of polio disease from the country.Responding to the issue, the health experts said if the polio could not be ...

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  • TKARACHI - A large number of lawmen guarded 5000 health workers participating in the third phase of anti-polio vaccination drive in 24 sensitive’ union councils of the metropolis on Sunday.During the campaign, Sindh government imposed eight-hour ban on the use of motorcycles in the sensitive ...

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  • TKARACHI - Public hospitals in the metropolis are facing acute shortage of cell culture vaccines used for treatment of a viral disease Rabies, The Nation has learned.As many as 55,000 people die of rabies worldwide every year, many of them are children bitten by rabid dogs. Despite hundreds of ...

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  • TKARACHI -  Amid tight security, Sindh Health Department has completed anti-polio vaccination drive in 19 Union Councils of metropolis under aegis of Expended Program on Immunisation (EPI), Sindh here on Sunday.  Following Taliban and other banned outfits threats, the Sindh Police ...

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  • TKARACHI - Terming the investigations of CID official Raja Umar Khatab flawed, the administration of Karachi University (KU) has rejected that Al-Qaeda network is operating in the institution. However, the university admitted that some sectarian elements were operative in the educational institution ...

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  • TKARACHI  - The 129-year old library of Diwan Dayaram Jethamal Sindh Govt. Science College, known as DJ Sindh Govt. Science College, is in dire need of attention, as the library is being run without professional staff for the last seven years, The Nation has learned.The unavailability of ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Government Farabi School Jamsheed Town, adopted by Zafar Sultan Memorial Trust Canada (ZSMTC), has been turned into a model school facilitating more than 350 school students with free education, uniform, books (course) and other services. The trust spent around rupees six million ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Sunni Tehreek Chief Sarwat Ejaz Qadri said that Islamabad is keen to hold dialogues with terrorists as the Pakistan’s foreign policy is made by the US, Saudi Arabia and other countries.Speaking at a conference at Nishtar Park here Sunday, the PST chief said that some ...

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  • TKARACHI - First time in the history of country, Latif Ebrahim Jamal National Science Information Center (LEJNSIC), Karachi University (KU), is going to start an open learning program, named ‘LEJ Knowledge HUB’, in Pakistan and globally as well.These views were expressed by former HEC ...

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  • TKARACHI - Jamaat-e-Islami chief Munawar Hasan on Sunday charged the ruling party and all the politicians with cowardice, stating they were powerless to stand up for sovereignty of the country, incompetent to stop brazen US drone strikes. “Our rulers, politicians are scared of America,” ...

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  • TKARACHI  - New deaths of dengue fever have taken the death toll to 26 in Sindh, while 24 deaths in Karachi only countering claims of the provincial government.  As many as 26 deaths have been reported in the province, out of them 24 reported in the metropolis and two in Hyderabad City. ...

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  • TKARACHI  - The extortion mafia has now turned to owners of private schools in Karachi, as 10 private schools running in Korangi Town of the city metropolis have received extortion chits, demanding hundreds of thousands each, The Nation has learned.Owners of private schools after receiving ...

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  • TKARACHI - Two more people lost their life to dengue in the Sindh capital, bringing toll to 18 on Friday.Confirming the deaths, the Sindh Dengue Surveillance Cell reported that 70 year-old-old Gulistan-e-Johar resident died in a private hospital after three day battle while another teen died on ...

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  • TKARACHI - The markets of port city carry a deserted look, though the third Ashra of Ramadanul Mubarak begins, thanks to price hike.  Economists say common people have lost buying power because of unemployment and price hike. Moreover, insecurity has been adding to public woes. Talking to The ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Karachi Board of Secondary Education on Thursday declared the result of Secondary School Certificate PART II in which the girls outshone boys by getting top three positions. The result of annual examination 2013, for private and regular aspirants, announced by board chairman ...

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  • TKARACHI- Sindh government has allocated as many as Rs 17 billion for development budget of Sindh Health Department with a claim that in recent years health services have been improved in the province.During the budget speech, government claimed that 1137 Rural Health Centres are being managed by ...

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  • T KARACHI -   The BIEK  special vigilance teams and deputy commissioners caught dozens of candidates using unfair means in the first paper of Higher Secondary Certificate Part-I & II Annual Examinations in the city here on Thursday.  Despite repeated assurances of Karachi ...

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