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  • Families not availing free child cancer treatment for lack of hostel facility

    KARACHI: The absence of a hostel facility in the city to provide temporary residence to poor patients’ attendants is a major reason that forces a large number of families not to avail free life-saving treatment for their children suffering from cancer, it emerged on Sunday...

    Efforts are being made on our part to develop a hostel facility for such families,” Dr Ashraf said...

  • Meetha Ram Hostel to house ‘dangerous’ prisoners

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has ordered the provincial home department to notify the famous Meetha Ram Hostel — once providing lodging facilities to students of the D...

    The officials said that after the chief minister’s signing of the summary, a formal notification would be issued for granting the Meetha Ram Hostel the status of a sub-jail on Thursday...

  • Hostel fire claims four lives in Japan

    TOKYO: At least four people were killed in a fire early on Sunday at two adjacent hostels in Kawasaki, southwest of Tokyo, while 19 others were injured and sent to hospital, firefighters said...

    Firefighters and police are investigating if any more people remain unaccounted for among the roughly 60 who were staying in the two wooden buildings after the blaze broke out in one of the hotels, an official of Kawasaki Fire Department said
  • Mitharam Hostel conversion to sub-jail draws sharp criticism

    KARACHI: The Sindh government’s decision to convert the Mitharam Hostel, an historic edifice with magnificent architecture, into a sub-jail has drawn severe criticism from conservationists who demand the government to take back the decision and set up the jail outside city limits...

    Named after a philanthropist Rai Bahadur Diwan Mitharam Giddumal and located in thickly populated centre of the city near Pakistan Chowk, the hostel was...

  • Boys hostel at KU

    KARACHI: The inauguration ceremony of a newly renovated federal boys hostel, University of Karachi, will be held on Wednesday...

  • Of Aligarh, hostel life and tolerance in India

    ”The professor, who is on his first visit to Pakistan, regaled guests with anecdotes about hostel life at the AMU, whose foundations were laid by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan...

    “As soon as we would find out that a guest is coming over to the hostel, we would ensure that we tidied our room even if the likelihood of his visiting our room was minimal...

  • Missing girl found from hostel

    TAXILA: A man falsely claimed that his 15-year-old daughter has illegally been detained by administration of a seminary as she was found from a private girl hostel where she went on her own will after developing some dispute with her brother...

    Later, investigations revealed that the girl had left her home after quarreling with her brother and was found from a private girl hostel...

  • PAC ignores agenda to criticise Iesco for power cut at MNA hostel

    ISLAMABAD: After lawmakers at the old MNA hostel were left without electricity for a few hours Tuesday night, the chief executive of the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco) was berated in a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday for disconnecting electricity to the hostel due to the non-payment of bills...

    The matter was brought up during the meeting when MNA Mian Abdul Manan complained that electricity...

  • Nine-year-old boy found dead in his seminary hostel room

    THATTA: A nine-year-old student was found dead in his hostel room at a seminary in Sujawal town under mysterious circumstances on Monday...

    According to class teacher Maulvi Ismail Memon of the Madressah Qasmia and several of his students, Abdul Qadeer Rind, son of Ghulam Hussain Rind, left the playground adjacent to the seminary and went to his room in the hostel...

  • Laying waste to a heritage site — Mitha Ram Hostel

    KARACHI: From the main gate, vests, trousers and shalwars can be seen hanging on the first floor of the historic Mitha Ram Hostel building located near Pakistan Chowk...

    A Rangers spokesperson did not answer phone calls when this writer tried to contact him concerning the Mitha Ram Hostel...

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