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  • PGMI alumni conference

    LAHORE: The second alumni conference of the Post-Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI) was organised on Wednesday...

    Earlier, senior doctors said that the PGMI alumni conference would help disseminate medical knowledge and updates shared by old students to young medics enabling them improve their professional skills and abilities for better medical care for masses...

  • TCF celebrates 22 years in education with alumni success stories

    TCF — which operates 1,441 school units across the country and educates more than 200,000 boys and girls in urban slums and rural communities — had invited its alumni at the event to recount their educational journeys in the face of extraordinary social and financial difficulties...

    Ateed Riaz, the co-founder and chairman of TCF, led the discussion with three TCF alumni: Uzma Salim — now assistant accountant general at AG Sindh;...

  • Large contingent would have fetched more medals for Pakistan: Pakistan Olympic Association

    LAHORE: Needless reduction in the number of athletes in Pakistan’s contingent by Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal has affected Pakistan’s chances of winning more medals in the mega event...

    In a press release, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) stated on Friday that while small countries like the host Nepal (596 athletes), Sri Lanka (564 athletes), Bangladesh (470 athletes) and India (487...

  • LITERARY NOTES: Progressive Writers’ Association in Pakistan: a research-based analysis

    PROF Fateh Muhammad Malik’s latest book Anjuman Taraqqi Pasand Nusannifeen Pakistan Mein: Islami Raushan Khayali Ya Ishtiraki Mullaiyyet (Progressive Writers’ Association in Pakistan: Islamic enlightenment or communist mullah-ism) discloses quite a few secrets about some progressive bigwigs and their strategies in Pakistan...

    The book is a kind of invitation to Pakistani intellectuals, especially those with leftist leanings and a...

  • Zimbabwe series no surety for more tours: NZ players’ association

    KARACHI: “Zimbabwe tour may well have proceeded without any untoward incident but that in no way means future tours in Pakistan are safe,” Heath Mills, chief executive of New Zealand Cricket Players Association (NZCPA), said...

    In an exclusive interview with Dawn, Heath said New Zealand Cricket would rely on advice from independent security advisors to tour Pakistan...

  • Young Doctors Association strikers ignore govt warning

    LAHORE: The ‘disgruntled’ segment in the Young Doctors Association (YDA) continued for the second day on Wednesday their strike in the outpatient departments of two teaching hospitals of Lahore though their leadership had assured health authorities of resuming work a day earlier...

  • Jalaluddin to work with Michigan Cricket Association in US

    KARACHI: Former Test fast bowler Jalaluddin will be working for cricket development with the Michigan Cricket Association, USA and will be leaving for his assignment on Saturday...

    Jalaluddin, who holds the distinction of performing the first ever hat-trick in One Day International cricket history in 1982 against Australia, has been invited by Shahid Ahmed, chairman Michigan Cricket Association, to work for the game’s development...

  • Young Doctors Association calls off strike after 15-day standoff

    The Young Doctors Association (YDA) leadership called off their 15-day-long strike in the public sector hospitals of Punjab on Tuesday after negotiations with the provincial health department "concluded in success"...

    "Negotiations with the health department turned out to be fruitful," said a YDA spokesperson, adding that the association's activists would resume duties in the indoor and outdoor departments of all public hospitals... ...

  • Textile association wants competitive environment

    ISLAMABAD: The chairman of the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) on Sunday called for a more competitive business environment in the country to boost the country’s exports...

    According to Mr Haq, Pakistan needed an export led growth for economic stability in the country...

  • Ghazanfar Gull ends three-decade long association with PPP

    GUJRAT: The Pakistan People’s Party has suffered a big blow in the central Punjab where party stalwart from Gujrat, former MNA Nawabzada Ghazanfar Ali Gull, finally announced severing of his three-decade old ties with the PPP, also quitting all the party positions, including the membership of its Central Executive Committee...

    I am left with no other option but to withdraw myself from the party and it is the saddest day of my life to...

  • Global press association calls on South Africa to protect media freedoms

    The board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), which represents 18,000 publications in 120 countries, called on the South African government to ensure an environment that better protects media freedom and independence of journalists...

    ] dismisses the Turkish authorities’ persistent and deliberate attempts to smear journalists by association with terrorism or terrorist-related activities," it said,...

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