Monthly Archives: April 2014

600,00 hepatitis patients registered in KP Khyber Pakthunkhwa Prime Minister\’s Control Program for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis

PESHAWAR (APP): The Prime Minister\’s Control Program for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis is successfully underway in Khyber Pakthunkhwa wherein 60,000 poor registered patients are being treated in different hospitals by getting free medical assistance through this ambitious initiative of the Federal Govt.
As many as 50,000 patients diagnosed with Hepatitis C and 10,000 with Hepatitis B are receiving free treatment in 25 District Headquarters and eight teaching hospitals of the province

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one day international conference and Seminar on Pakistan-China relations organized at UoP

PESHAWAR:Speakers at the one day international conference on the Post 2014 Scenario and Pakistan-China relations have underlined the need for multilateral cooperation in order to attain stability in the region. They said that owing to the US and allied forces withdrawal and lack of reconciliation there is a great fear that Afghanistan may face a civil war like situation in the days ahead. The added that Pakistan has to do more to achieve peace in Afghanistan while China can play a positive role

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Pakistan Railways invites proposals for SGL study into building an electrified railway running 107 km from Islamabad to Murree and Muzaffarabad

LAHORE (Online): Proposals for a bankable feasibility study into building an electrified railway running 107 km from Islamabad to Murree and Muzaffarabad have been invited by Pakistan Railways.
A pre-bid conference is to be held on May 7 and proposals are due to be submitted by May 31. PR envisages that the study would take six months.
The proposed line would start at Margalla station in Islamabad and run 60 km to Murree and a further 47 km to Muzaffarabad.
The RFP specifies that the line

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Institute of Management Sciences (IMS), Peshawar, and the Federal Urdu University FUU win debate contests

ISLAMABAD – The Institute of Management Sciences (IMS), Peshawar, and the Federal Urdu University won the 16th All Pakistan Inter-University Debate Contest, in English and Urdu categories, respectively on Tuesday. The final round of the contest was held at the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Secretariat in Islamabad.
Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning and Development, was the chief guest on the occasion. As many as 30 contestants belonging to public and private sector higher

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Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Part-I & II Annual Examinations Scorching heat, outages and exams BSEK Karachi Board

KARACHI – 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 hits 42 degree centigrade students are students facing intense problems in attempting their exams. On the other hand K-Electricity is also showing no mercy for students, teachers and other staff managing papers as

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University of Health Sciences (UHS) students shine at 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Dental and Oral Health, in Dubai

LAHORE – Postgraduate students of University of Health Sciences (UHS) dominated the 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Dental and Oral Health, held in Dubai last week.
The OMICS Group international conference, held on April 21-23, brought together more than 1000 faculty, post-docs, graduate students, and undergraduates from institutions Asia, Africa, America and Europe.
Six-member varsity delegation, consisting of MPhil students of Oral Pathology department, was led by Assistant

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After Bagh-e-Jinnah First Public Botanical Garden by PHA completed at Jallo Park,

LAHORE – After Bagh-e-Jinnah of the British era, the second Public Botanical Garden of City has been completed at Jallo Park, Lahore.
As many as 872 indigenous and imported tropical species of Shrubs, Climbers, Flowers and Fruit Trees are planted to cater the need of researchers and for the interest of general Public.
According to a spokesman of the authority about 80 Acre of land is thematically developed by allocating separate portions for each kind of plants. At least 468 different types

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Global Fund provide $255 million dollars to Pakistan for HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria prevention

LAHORE – Global Fund will provide 255 million dollars to Pakistan for prevention and control of HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria.
Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Chief Executive Global Fund for Eradication of AIDS, TB and Malaria Mark Dybel said that financial help would be extended in three years to reduce the burden of these diseases. Executive Secretary Stop TB Dr Lucica Ditui and Manager TB Control Program Dr Ijaz Qadeer were also present. Mark Dybel said that the aid was aimed at

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National Agriculture Education Accreditation Council NAEAC of HEC team visits UCA University College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha

SARGODHA – A delegation of the National Agriculture Education Accreditation Council of HEC led by Naeem Alam visited University College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha here.
On the occasion, Faculty of Agriculture Dean Dr Mohammad Afzal and Principal Dr Zafar Iqbal briefed them regarding educational and ongoing projects of the college.
The delegation also visited computer labs and library, Agriculture Economics forestry and Range management and Animal Sciences.
The delegation was

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Banks of Bambaanwala-Ravi-Baidian (BRB), MR-Link canals direly need repair

SIALKOT-Both of the main canals originating from River Chenab – Bambaanwala-Ravi-Baidian (BRB) Canal and Marala-Ravi-Link (MR Link) Canal near Head Marala have been lying closed for the past four days here.
According to the Sialkot based senior officials of the Irrigation department both of the main canals namely BRB Canal Daska and MR Link Canal Daska will remain closed till May 5, for de-silting and repair work.
According to a survey conducted by this reporter, banks on both sides of three

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