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Friday, August 23, 2019
  • 14 outlaws held
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    Islamabad: The Islamabad Police have arrested 14 outlaws including seven drug pushers from various areas of the city and recovered narcotics, wine, stolen bike, valuable and weapons from them, the police spokesman said.Aabpara police arrested four accused Dawood Massih, Afnan Khan, Muhammad Faraz and Ameer shokat and recovered 26 liters... Read more »
  • 2 killed in accident on Expressway
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    Islamabad: Two persons were killed and 6 others injured during a dumper vehicles collision on Islamabad Expressway on Kaak Pull Wednesday.The accident occurred owing to failure of brakes of the dumper. The rescue personnel shifted the bodies of victims and the injured persons to PIMS. Those killed in the... Read more »
  • Scholarships for Balochistan, former FATA
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    Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced Phase-II of the scholarships for the students of Balochistan and ex-FATA for postgraduate and undergraduate studies in all disciplines.The scholarships are offered for the academic year 2019-20 in all areas of studies/disciplines under the project entitled ‘Provision of Higher Education Opportunities for... Read more »
  • Dedicated channel on weather forecast, flood warning okayed
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    Islamabad : State Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul Wazir on Wednesday announced that the prime minister had approved a proposal to launch a dedicated channel with the help of the information ministry to update the people about weather forecast and flood warning.She told a presser here that her ministry... Read more »
  • Lok Virsa to hold I-Day celebrations from today
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    Islamabad : The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) will hold the 10-day long Independence Day celebrations from August 22 to August 31.Minister for Federal education, Professional Training, National History and Literary Heritage Shafqat Mehmood will be the chief guest at the occasion.The minister will inaugurate ten-day-long... Read more »
  • PIMS employees to hold anti-MTI token protest from Monday
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    Islamabad : Determined to resist every move aimed at introduction of the Medical Teaching Institute (MTI) system, the All Employees PIMS Restoration Moment (AEPRM) has decided to hold a two-hour token protest with effect from Monday, August 26 to express their disdain to the federal government.A decision to this effect... Read more »
  • Another minor abused in Islamabad
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    Islamabad : Another minor has been molested in Tarlai falling in the jurisdiction of Koral Police Station, police said Wednesday.The police have lodged first information report (FIR) and arrested a 15-year-old alleged rapist and initiated the investigation.The little victim was shifted to PIMS hospital in critical condition where he was... Read more »
  • NIH advised to conduct research on herbal medicines
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    Islamabad : New molecules derived from herbal medicines are now being used for the treatment and management of neurological disorders in human beings, making it imperative for institutions like the National Institute of Health (NIH) to conduct research and development in herbal medicine and organic chemistry, given Pakistan’s potential to... Read more »