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    Bed Style In Pakistan 2015 14

  • Advice: Early to bed, early to rise

    One of the greatest blessings of Ramazan is that it offers us the opportunity to build a habit of ‘early to bed and early to rise’...

    Throughout the year most of us, even though we are aware of its benefits, find it difficult to build this habit and make it our daily routine to go to bed early...

  • Put to bed

    KARACHI: It is a bed without a mattress, though you may also place a mattress on it if you like...

    But when there were no foam or spring mattresses around, there was the charpoy, which is still quite common in Pakistan’s rural areas, where it is also known as pallang, manji or khattiya...

  • Letter from Paris: Bed & breakfast with the dead anyone?

    The latest controversy causing sparks here is a decision by the mayor of Paris authorising a tourism and hotel agency called Airbnb to organise a competition that would offer the winners bed & breakfast for two, free of course, in the catacombs of Paris...

    You’ll have a monster under your bed!But not everyone seems to agree that the commercial exploitation of a sacred site is a very good idea...

  • Gypsies evacuated from Ravi bed

    LAHORE: The City District Government of Lahore (CDGL) has evacuated 50 gypsy families from the Ravi riverbed during the last two days to avert any untoward event in case of flood...

    It has also issued a warning to those still living on the riverbed to either leave the place voluntarily or be ready to be forcibly evacuated
  • JPMC gets 120-bed maternity ward

    KARACHI: The obstetrics and gynecology department of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) received a major uplift on Thursday with the inauguration of a state-of-the-art 120-bed maternity ward...

    The Rs628m facility, funded by the USAID, replaces the old 80-bed ward at the department...

  • In bed with the sun

    Depending on who is holding the reigns to Pakistan’s democracy, the Miskeen colony and Musharraf colony in G-8/4 has gone from being illegal to legal and back...

    “After the CDA submitted its plan to the courts on June 28, some of its members visited some slum areas in the capital, but no proper notification has been issued to all the 42 slums,” explains Ammar Rashid of the All Pakistan Alliance for Katchi Abadis, the only...

  • 50-bed Gwadar hospital reopened

    GWADAR: Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said the resources of Gwadar belong to the people of this coastal city and nobody can deprive them of their rights...

    Nawab Zehri made the remarks in a speech at a function on Tuesday to mark the reopening of a hospital run by the Gwadar Development Authority
  • Whole of 68-bed CPEIC starts functioning

    MULTAN: The 68-bed emergency ward of Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology (CPEIC) started fully functioning on Friday...

    “Initially, 14-bed emergency ward was made functional when the outdoor and indoor services were made functional in 2006,” he said...

  • Spurs keen to put Liverpool’s title ambitions to bed: Kane

    LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur are eager to land a fatal blow to Liverpool’s slim Premier League title hopes when the sides meet at Anfield on Saturday, striker Harry Kane has said...

    Unbeaten in their last nine league games, second-placed Tottenham have emerged as the most likely contenders to halt Chelsea’s charge but will have to defy the odds as their London rivals hold a nine-point lead at the top of the table
  • Increase in burn cases exacerbates bed shortage in local hospitals

    ISLAMABAD: Despite medical experts’ assertions that people with burn injuries should be admitted to hospitals and treated immediately to reduce chances of infection, it has become near impossible to admit patients to hospital burn centres in Pakistan due to a lack of beds...

    There are 20 beds in the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) burn centre, and relatives of injured individuals have held numerous protests against the...

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