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    02 Forthcoming Events At Islamabad

  • Imran Khan more forthcoming than Sharifs, says SC judge

    ISLAMABAD: A Supreme Court judge on Monday observed that while Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen were providing evidence in response to the court’s questions, the respondents in the Panama Papers case had not been as forthcoming, forcing the court to form a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to ascertain the facts...

    Court warns Naeem Bokhari not to rely on unauthenticated documents, tells Akram Sheikh not to compare case with PanamagateIn...

  • Fake neurosurgeon issue: Health dept not forthcoming

    LAHORE: Senior health department functionaries have kept a mum on the issue of alleged fake neurosurgeon’s appointment in a major health facility of Lahore...

    All attempts by this reporter to get official version on Dr Maima case remained unsuccessful as neither Adviser to CM on Health Khwaja Salman Rafique nor Health Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah responded to the calls
  • Scrabble teams off to Australia for back-to-back events

    KARACHI: Eight-year-old wizard Saim Usmani of BVS Parsi School will be accompanying the Pakistan scrabble teams for the World Youth Scrabble Championship (WYSC), to be held from Oct 31 to Nov 2 in Perth, Australia as the officials express confidence in the abilities of the national players to make a solid impact in the events...

    The eight-year-old Saim, whose father planned to accompany him on the tour but couldn’t due to visa...

  • METRO EVENTS

    EXHIBITIONAn exhibition of works by Anam Rani opens at the ArtChowk Gallery at 5pm...

    The exhibition titled ‘Aesthetics of terror’ will remain open till June 18, daily from 11am to 7pm (Sundays closed)
  • METRO EVENTS

    CONFERENCEConference on ‘Sufism, peace and democracy’, organised by the Women Media Centre in collaboration with the Rumi Love Foundation, at the Pearl Continental Hotel at 3pm...

    EXHIBITIONA group show of works by four artists opens at the Grandeur art gallery at 5pm
  • METRO EVENTS

    SEMINARA seminar on ‘Child sexual abuse’ organised by the Habib University at its Tariq Rafi Lecture Theatre, at 2pm...

    TALKA talk on “Violence against women a global reality: can we control it” by Dr Tazeen Saeed Ali organised by the Irtiqa Institute of Social Sciences at its University Road office at 5pm
  • Legislation banning smoking at public events to be introduced

    ISLAMABAD: After the Supreme Court recommended for local laws to be strengthened against tobacco use, the Ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has decided to introduce legislation so that the use of tobacco will be banned at all public events...

    People are required to get an NOC from the district administration for various events...

  • Iqbal Day events held in Sialkot

    SIALKOT: The 140th birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal was observed with traditional zeal and zest here on Thursday at Iqbal Manzil, the birthplace of the poet-philosopher...

    The main cake-cutting ceremony was held at Iqbal Manzil where Gujranwala Division Commissioner Muhammad Asif, RPO Sultan Azam Taimuri, DC Dr
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