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  • Ex-international umpire Afzaal Ahmed passes away

    KARACHI: Former first-class cricketer and ex-international umpire and Afzaal Ahmed Rizvi died after a protracted illness early on Thursday...

    Afzaal, 66, passed away at 7:00am at a local hospital, according to former Pakistan Test all-rounder and National Bank colleague Anwer Khan, who is the senior-most match referee on the PCB panel...

  • Mushtaq Ahmed new DC Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior on Thursday notified Capt (retired) Mushtaq Ahmed as the deputy commissioner and Sajid Kiani as the senior superintendent of police (operation) Islamabad...

    Similarly, the office of the DC Islamabad remained vacant since December after Mujahid Sherdil went on leave...

  • Faisalabad’s allied hospital specialists to work at general hospital

    FAISALABAD: Under a stopgap arrangement, doctors of different specialties, attached with Allied and DHQ hospitals, will render their services at the outpatient department (OPD) of General Hospital, Ghulam Muhammadabad...

    This was decided in a meeting chaired by Punjab Medical College (PMC) Principal Prof Muhammad Ali Tirmazi at the General Hospital on Monday...

  • MSF hospital attack: US relied on Afghan allies who resented hospital, says AP

    WASHINGTON: Immediately after the US killed at least 30 people in a devastating airstrike on a charity hospital, Afghanistan's national security adviser told a European diplomat that his country would take responsibility because “we are without doubt, 100 per cent convinced the place was occupied by Taliban”, according to notes of the meeting reviewed by The Associated Press...

    Eyewitnesses tell the AP they saw no gunman at the...

  • US ambassador ‘pleased’ after treatment at hospital in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: While Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in London for his medical check-up, US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale felt "pleased” after getting treatment at Shifa hospital in the federal capital on Friday, where he was diagnosed with “mild inflammation"...

    "I am pleased to have been treated at a hospital in Islamabad,” Hale was quoted as saying...

  • Islamabad to have cancer hospital

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) is considering establishing a cancer hospital in the federal capital...

    However, a feasibility report was being prepared to set up a government cancer hospital in the capital...

  • Baba Haider Zaman dies in Islamabad hospital

    ABBOTTABAD: Baba Haider Zaman, the chairman of Tehreek-i-Sooba Hazara, died at a private hospital in Islamabad on Wednesday where he was admitted for the last several days...

    Baba Haider Zaman remained a provincial minister in the cabinet of the then chief minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Shearpo...

  • Ahmed Raza Khan pioneered two-nation theory, conference told

    KARACHI: Imam Ahmed Raza Khan was a great visionary and had enunciated the two-nation theory in British India much before Allama Iqbal delivered his famous lecture on the issue in Allahabad, said a scholar at a conference held to discuss the political views of the revered Muslim thinker and religious scholar...

    The conference, titled ‘Expert of social sciences Imam Ahmed Raza Khan’s political views, their effects and implementation’,...

  • Body formed to probe attack on Ahmed Noorani

    ISLAMABAD: Amid indignation and condemnation from all sides, the government on Saturday formed a team to investigate the heinous attack on a journalist in the capital...

    According to an interior ministry statement, the chief commissioner and the inspector general of Islamabad police have been tasked with investigating the attack on The News reporter Ahmed Noorani, who was pursued by six assailants and badly beaten near Zero Point on...

  • Ahmed Faraz’s stolen medals replaced with new ones

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Interior on Friday handed over new medals to Senator Shibli Faraz, the son of renowned poet Ahmed Faraz, to replace the ones stolen from the Ahmed Faraz Trust in July this year...

    During the same meeting, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Khalid Khattak said the police had found new clues in the case of the attack on journalist Ahmed Noorani...

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