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  • Hockney presents ‘Bigger Book’ at world’s largest book fair

    FRANKFURT: David Hockney presented the largest book ever devoted to his art on Tuesday, a limited-edition volume costing $2,500 that spans more than 60 years of work by one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century...

    “David Hockney: A Bigger Book” — a collaboration with publisher Taschen —weighs 35 kg (77 pounds), measures 50 by 70 cm (20 by 28 inches) when closed and comes with its own custom-made stand...

  • Allied, DHQ hospitals’ doctors 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...

    Dr Tirmazi, who is also the chief executive officer of the PMC, Allied, DHQ hospitals, said Dr Aamir Shaukat had been appointed as the chief coordinator for specialist services at the General Hospital to keep a...

  • 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...

    Dr Tirmazi, who is also the chief executive officer of the PMC, Allied, DHQ hospitals, said Dr Aamir Shaukat had been appointed as the chief coordinator for specialist services at the General Hospital to keep a...

  • Allied Bank creating room for expansion

    With its core business sailing smoothly, Allied Bank appears to be now gearing to invest in technological and infrastructure upgrades and alternative revenue streams to prop up future earnings...

    Unsurprisingly, this was primarily a result of the 13pc quarterly rise in the bank’s overall portfolio of Pakistan Investment Bonds (PIBs), which went from around Rs264bn to Rs297...

  • Allied’s faulty MRI machine the bane of patients

    FAISALABAD: Frequent malfunctioning of the sole Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine at the Allied Hospital is creating problems for the patients as well as the administration...

    Except Allied none of the other state-run hospital in the city has the MRI test facility...

  • Allied, DHQ hospitals’ doctors observe strike

    FAISALABAD: Outpatient departments of the Allied and DHQ hospitals presented a deserted look on Wednesday as their doctors observed a full-day strike for the arrest of PML-N office-bearer Pervaiz Kamoka...

    They chanted slogans for pay raise, implementation of service structure, including promotions, construction of lady doctors hostel at the Allied Hospital and arrest of Kamoka...

  • MNAs from PTI’s four allied parties to ‘share grievances’ with PM

    GUJRAT: The lawmakers belonging to the four major allied parties of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf have decided to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan to share their grievances with him once the budget gets approved by the National Assembly, sources told Dawn on Wednesday...

    The National Assembly members belonging to the Pakistan Muslim League-Quiad (PML-Q), Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) and the...

  • Pakistan Navy buying vessels for special operations from US company

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan Navy has placed an order for two 75m Swift Corvettes from a US-based shipbuilding company, Swiftships, said the company’s Chief Executive Officer Shehraze Shah...

    In an interview with a defence and security magazine Mönch, Mr Shah said that the Pakistan Navy had also purchased Swiftships’ 11m Special Operation Craft Riverine, which was deployed for counterinsurgency and drug-interdiction missions...

  • International security company hired for Pakistan by ICC: Sethi

    LAHORE: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has hired an international security company on a three-year term in order to aid the resumption of international cricket in Pakistan, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi said on Tuesday...

    Sethi told Dawn that the security company will visit the country during either the last week of August or the first week of September...

  • Panama president admits to offshore company in Pakistan and other unbreakable news

    Panama City: According to an un-leaked set of papers which were to be leaked along with the notorious Panama Papers (but weren’t), the president of Panama, Jean-Claude Van Damme, has an off-shore company in Pakistan...

    According to the newspapers and TV channel owned by the PLMG, President Damme, who came to power after the 2014 presidential election, opened an offshore company in Lahore in December 2014...

  • Chinese company to build LNG, gas pipeline projects in Pakistan

    5 billion Gwadar liquefied natural gas (LNG) and the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline in November, Interstate Gas Systems (ISGS), who opened the technical bid for the construction of projects told media personnel on Wednesday...

    Related: Iran Pakistan gas pipeline to be completed by 2017CPP will construct the terminal with a capacity to handle 500 mmcfd (million cubic feet per day) of LNG and a floating storage gasification unit...

  • Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company launched

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC), a private-sector firm which aims to use public funding to invest commercially in people and businesses on lower incomes, was launched on Thursday by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar...

    The PMIC has been created by the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) and Karandaaz Pakistan — funded by UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) — and the KfW, a German...

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