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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...

  • Justice Ahmed laments about state of roads in Islamabad, says 'not possible' for him to drive in the city

    Acting Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed while lamenting about the state of Islamabad's roads during a case on Friday said that although he had been driving for 40 years, he was unable to do so in the city...

    A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Ahmed summoned the capital's mayor and the chairman of the National Highway Authority (NHA) and asked them to inform the court of steps that have been taken to clear encroachments...

  • UN restores Islamabad’s status as family station for its international staff

    The International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) of the United Nations on Thursday announced that it will be restoring Islamabad’s status as a family station, effectively allowing UN personnel to travel with their families to Pakistan...

    A letter from the office of the ICSC chairperson, Larbi Djacta, notifying the development, states: "I, under the delegated authority of the Commission, discontinued the non-family status of the duty...

  • 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’,...

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