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Friday, August 23, 2019
  • Lok Virsa to hold 10-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 »
  • Christian Marriage and Divorce Act 2019: Call to involve stakeholders in draft bill preparation
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    LAHORE: The Federal Information Minister announced that the Federal Cabinet approved ‘in principle’ the draft bill ‘Christian Marriage and Divorce Act 2019’ on August 20. Although it has been longstanding demand by the members of the civil society and minority communities, the experts have expressed their concerns on the draft... Read more »
  • Partly cloudy forecast
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    LAHORE: Partly cloudy weather was observed in the City on Wednesday while Met Office predicted similar weather conditions for the next 24 hours. Met Office said that weak seasonal low lay over north Balochistan. Monsoon currents from Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea are cut off. Met official predicted that... Read more »
  • Master plan for mother, child hospital approved
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    LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid chaired a meeting at Fatima Jinnah Medical University regarding mother and child hospital here on Wednesday.Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid has said on the occasion that state-of-the-art mother and child hospital will be a game-changer. International level medical facilities will be provided in... Read more »
  • Dr Atta advises NIH 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 export... Read more »
  • COMSATS hosts Chinese varsity team
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    LAHORE: COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus hosted a senior delegation from Guangzhou University, Guangzhou China.According to a press release issued here on Wednesday, this visit was a result of existing research collaboration between the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials (IRCBM) at COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus and the Centre... Read more »
  • Modi?s misadventure to result in solution to Kashmir issue: seminar
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    LAHORE: Speakers at a national conference on Kashmir issue expressed the views that Modi was following Hindutva philosophy and his misadventure would result in solution to Kashmir dispute. They said that India had committed violations of UN resolutions and China’s support for Pakistan was very vital after the annexation of... Read more »
  • Call to promote culture of peace, tolerance
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    LAHORE: It is our moral duty to perform proactive role in promoting culture of peace and tolerance in society and it is also need of time to organise seminars to educate our youth, said Punjab Minister for Human Rights and Minority Affairs Ijaz Alam Augustine at a seminar on Intersect... Read more »
  • Govt-Opp rivalry harms national solidarity: Siraj
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    LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Senator Sirajul Haq has expressed sorrow that the government and opposition are engaged in political rivalry and harming the national solidarity at a time when India unleashed water aggression on Pakistan and wanted to attack on Muzaffarabad. Unity among the nation’s ranks was extremely important, he said... Read more »
  • IG, Iranian police delegation discuss curbing narcotics smuggling
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    LAHORE: Inspector General Police Punjab on Wednesday said that elimination of persons involved in international smuggling and dealing of drugs is the need of time and for this purpose a well-connected and coordinated sharing of information must be ensured.The IG stated this in a meeting with a delegation of Iranian... Read more »