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Pakistan ranked world’s best travel destination 2018
International News

Pakistan ranked world’s best travel destination 2018

Islamabad: Pakistan has been ranked the world’s top travel destination for 2018 by the British Backpacker Society, which described Pakistan as “one of the friendliest countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone’s wildest imagination”. The British Backpacker Society announced the results, ranking the world’s top 20 adventure travel destinations for 2018, which…

Pakistan’s dental and surgical instruments exported to China
National News

Pakistan’s dental and surgical instruments exported to China

ISLAMABAD: In a major breakthrough, Pakistani and Chinese companies have signed an agreement of $3million for export of dental and surgical instruments from Sialkot to China. An official statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that after sustained efforts, for the first time, Pakistan has been able to make inroads into Western China’s flourishing…

SIUT’s Adeeb Rizvi on his way to recovery
Regional News

SIUT’s Adeeb Rizvi on his way to recovery

KARACHI: Renowned philanthropist and the Head of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) Professor Dr.Syed Adeebul Hasan Rizvi has been shifted out of the intensive care unit (ICU) at SIUT after spending three days there for chest infection and influenza. Dr Rizvi had stayed in the high dependency unit for three days, but was later shifted…

Private Medical Colleges’ admissions are banned
National News

Private Medical Colleges’ admissions are banned

LAHORE: In an expression of anger over the fee-hike, the Supreme Court has banned admissions to all private medical colleges in the country, till further orders direct to the contrary. Private medical colleges all over the country have thus been banned from inducting students into their programs. The two-member bench of the Supreme Court’s Lahore…

Pakistan Prepares To Finance Its Own Vaccination Programmes
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Pakistan Prepares To Finance Its Own Vaccination Programmes

Pakistan needs to prepare for major cut in donor support from 2020 KARACHI: Immunization programme managers, health policy planners and private sector officials from Pakistan and Afghanistan attended a four-day skill-building workshop at Aga Khan University on the planning of financially sustainable national vaccination programmes. Pakistan and Afghanistan rely on the financial support of the…

65 Is the New Retirement Age Limit for University Teachers
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65 Is the New Retirement Age Limit for University Teachers

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Functional Committee on Devolution recommended that retirement age of university teachers should be extended to 65 years and they must be given a tax rebate of 75 percent. The committee discussed a public petition by All Pakistan Teachers Association regarding the implementation of 18th Amendment in the higher education sector confining role of…

Private Colleges Fees Will NOT Be Raised: PMDC
National News, News

Private Colleges Fees Will NOT Be Raised: PMDC

ISLAMABAD: Notwithstanding recent declaration by the LHC that it is presently an annulled body, the regulator of medical education, Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) has nevertheless still made it strictly clear that no private medical or dental college are Pakistan are to charge extra fees from students. Private colleges had recently been vying to raise…

8 Years Gone, Gulshan Iqbal Hospital Still Incomplete
News, Regional News

8 Years Gone, Gulshan Iqbal Hospital Still Incomplete

KARACHI – The construction work of 400 bed Gulshan e Iqbal Hospital has not finished yet despite the passage of more than eight years  due to lathery and apathy of Sindh Government. The project has been delayed again and again due to apathy of Works and Services Department of Sindh and concerned contractor. The ground…

Pharmacies Finally Stop Sale of Contaminated Baby Milk
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Pharmacies Finally Stop Sale of Contaminated Baby Milk

ISLAMABAD – Two weeks following the announcement of a global recall of a highly injurious baby formula, the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) finally issued a notification to stop the marketing of said formula and directed two local companies to recall it from the market. France has banned the sale of and ordered a…

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