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  • ‘NICH oncology unit needs support for expansion’

    KARACHI: The oncology unit of the government-run National Institute of Child Health (NICH) desperately needs support to build up a large treatment facility to accommodate the increasing number of patients reporting at the facility...

    Highlighting the challenges faced by the NICH oncology unit, Prof Hasan, also the first director of the NICH said that the steady increase in the number of patients in recent years had made the existing...

  • Two years on, no funds for oncology centre in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: The provincial government is yet to allocate funds for establishment of the Centre for Oncology and Hospice despite approval by the chief minister in 2014, according to relevant sources...

    In view of load of cancer patients, the government approved the centre and agreed to allocate Rs250 million but despite passing of three years, the patients still suffer due to shortage of space at medical oncology ward of Hayatabad...

  • Prime Minister House to be converted into high-quality postgraduate institute: minister

    Minister for Education Shafqat Mehmood announced on Thursday that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government will turn the Prime Minister House into a postgraduate university of a high quality...

    The PM House is spread over 1,096 kanals and Rs 470 million are spent on its upkeep annually, said Mehmood, who was heading a committee formed to decide how government-owned buildings could be utilised in public interest...

  • Hyderabad to have another museum as culture dept gets possession of Mukhi House

    HYDERABAD: Mukhi House, built in 1920 by prominent figure of Hyderabad, Mukhi Jethanand, has been handed over to the Sindh government, which will convert it to Hyderabad Museum...

    Speaking to the media, she said that an amount of Rs25 million was being allocated for the repair, rehabilitation and renovation of the proposed museum now when the Mukhi House had formally been handed over to the department...

  • KP bureaucrats using forest institute to serve own ends

    PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Forest Institute (PFI) has been turned into a grazing ground by bureaucracy, who seldom let lose a chance to milk the cow and oblige those at the helm of affairs...

    The country’s premier education and research institute has been functioning without a director general since 2011...

  • Down’s Syndrome institute inaugurated

    The Al-Jalal Institute for Down’s Syndrome Special Children has been completed with the funds provided by Punjab government...

    The institute has been established in a five-storey building with state-of-the-art classrooms, hospital, physio and speech therapy labs, as well as residences...

  • ‘Invalid’ degrees issued by private institute: Protesting students baton-charged

    A large number of students of the Indus International Institute, allegedly owned by federal communication minister Hafiz Abdul Karim, took out a rally and blocked the Dera-Quetta Road for traffic for some five hours...

    They were protesting against the institute’s administration for issuing them invalid degrees and transcripts, alleging they were awarded these documents which were not recognised by the Higher Education Commission...

  • GIK Institute organises awareness drive about breast cancer

    SWABI: Women Engineering Society (WES) of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) ran an awareness campaign on Monday about breast cancer and its preventive measures...

    Led by WES president Sania Khushbakht Jamil the students from different disciplines of GIK Institute participated in the campaign...

  • Design, build, fly contest concludes at GIK Institute

    SWABI: A three-day design, build and fly competition concluded at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology here on Monday...

    The contest was organised by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), GIK Institute chapter, in collaboration with STEM Careers Programme, and Higher Education Commission...

  • Govt to fund GIK institute’s research projects

    SWABI: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has planned to finance research projects of the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology...

    The secretary appreciated the GIK institute for offering quality education in the field of engineering and management sciences...

  • National Institute of Oceanography faces severe shortage of funds

    ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), which assists the armed forces with strategy, faces an acute shortage of budget, a parliamentary committee was informed on Thursday...

    NIO Director General Dr Asif Inam said until the last budget, the institute was allocated roughly Rs5m for research and development...

  • Campus of Dawoodi Bohra community’s institute in Nairobi inaugurated

    KARACHI: A new campus of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, the Arabic Academy which is the principal educational institute of the Dawoodi Bohra community, has been inaugurated in Langata, a suburb of Kenya’s capital Nairobi...

    ”Dr Saifuddin, the 53rd al-Dai al-Mutlaq and head of the community, is the institute’s benefactor, and gives it its direction and its inspiration, according to the press release...

  • Qawwali institute named after Amjad Sabri

    Mr Shah said when chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari visited Amjad Sabri’s home, he had made a commitment that he’d make a qawwali institute named after Sabri...

    He said as per the recently announced budget Amjad Sabri Qawwali Institute has come into being (“Amjad Sabri Qawwali Institute bunn chuka hai”) and will start functioning in August...

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