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  • Swiss agency to support climatic change research in KP

    PESHAWAR: The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation will support research on climatic change and its impact on farming community to improve agricultural productivity in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    Appreciative of university’s effort to achieve progress within a short span of time and exploring solutions for poor farmers, she said SDC wanted extension of cooperation in the area of climatic research...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    Her paper — Solving core issues of early physics education in Pakistan — addresses the problem of paucity of women interested in careers in pure physics and sciences, while discussing novel ways to reach a wider audience...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • ‘Unregistered’ drugs for PIC patients

    LAHORE: “Unregistered” life-saving medicines are being administered to cardiac patients at the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) Lahore ignoring the fact that such practice had claimed lives of over 100 patients registered with the institute in 2012...

    The PIC management has been procuring the medicines for the last many years in sheer violation of the Drug Regulatory Authority Act 2012 which categorically states: “such drugs shall...

  • Complaints: PIC head’s removal ‘on the cards’

    A senior official privy to the development told Dawn on Sunday the chief minister had assigned the task to the search committee to find a suitable candidate to replace Prof Zakaria as PIC head...

    The shortlisted candidates included senior cardiologist of PIC (Lahore) Prof Dr Nadeem Hayat Malik, Allama Iqbal Medical College cardiology department head Prof Dr Zubair Akram, Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology Chief Executive Prof Dr Azhar...

  • Junior doctor appointed PIC cardiology dept head

    Prof Malick, who was appointed as head of the institute a few weeks back by the Punjab government, bypassed many senior doctors of the PIC as well as other medical institutes of the province amid tall claims of the chief minister with regard to observing ‘zero tolerance’ towards merit violation...

    Nearly a 200-bed cardiology section of the PIC, Lahore, is said to be the largest department of any public sector health facility in the...

  • ATA, murder attempt sections added to case against PIC medics

    LAHORE: The police on Monday added anti-terrorism and attempt to murder sections to the FIR registered against attacking doctors and paramedics of the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) for allegedly torturing and injuring some lawyers on the premises of the health facility...

    On the other hand, the doctors and paramedics also observed a strike at the PIC, giving a warning that they would expand scope of protest in case of arrest of...

  • Over 500 patients discharged from PIC after attack

    According to officials, some of the patients were referred to other health facilities following health complications, while various others had left the PIC themselves to avoid any untoward incident when scores of charged lawyers forced their entry into the institute...

    In a related development, PIC Medical Superintendent Dr Mohammad Ameer, in his report sent to the Punjab government, has said the institute also suffered massive damage...

  • Senior bar members demand judicial inquiry into PIC attack

    LAHORE: The legal fraternity on Friday boycotted courts across the country against the arrest of lawyers in the wake of the attack on Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC), while senior leaders of the bar demanded a judicial inquiry into the incident...

    At a press conference at the Lahore registry of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), several senior bar figures termed the attack on the PIC a national tragedy and called for a...

  • Attack on PIC opportunity for introspection and self-accountability: CJP Khosa

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa on Saturday said that the "tragic, unbelievable and shocking" attack on Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) earlier this week is "an opportunity for introspection and self accountability"...

    On Wednesday, members of the legal fraternity had staged a violent protest at the PIC apparently on a mission to avenge a group of lawyers, who had been beaten up at the PIC a few weeks ago, soon after...

  • PIC trudges back to life

    As the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) reopens, things are slowly trudging ahead...

    There are fresh bouquets of roses for those who died -- from some senior lawyers who visited a night before -- as well as a flex inscribed with ‘Yaadgar Saaneha Shauhada PIC’...

  • Lawyers seek action against members for PIC attack

    ISLAMABAD: Against the backdrop of the tragic Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) incident, a group of 55 senior lawyers on Monday called upon the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) — the mother regulatory body of lawyers — to proceed against delinquent lawyers who violated the law and committed illegal acts...

    In an open letter to the PBC, a number of lawyers like Abid Hasan Minto, Makhdoom Ali Khan, Raza Kazim, Tariq Mehmood, Mahmood Awan,...

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