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  • Over 500 doctors get degrees at CPSP convocation

    KARACHI: More than 500 doctors were awarded postgraduate degrees at 49th convocation of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) held on Saturday...

    Presenting the welcome address, CPSP president Prof Zafarullah Chaudhary paid tributes to founders of the college that, he said, had played a vital role in harnessing skills of young graduates and developing excellence in medical profession...

  • 473 fellowships awarded at CPSP convocation

    KARACHI: Some 473 fellowships and 127 memberships in various disciplines of medicine and dentistry were awarded at the 51st convocation of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan (CPSP) here on Wednesday...

    In his welcome address, CPSP president Prof Zafar Ullah Chaudhry said that the college came about as there was a dearth of professors of medicine to teach at medical colleges...

  • CPSP to cancel residency of medics if strike continues in Punjab, KP

    LAHORE: The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) has decided to terminate the residency programme registration of the protesting postgraduate trainees of state-run medical institutions of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    The CPSP has sent a written warning to the trainees of both provinces, stating that if they did not resume their duties at teaching hospitals forthwith, they would be dropped from the National Residency...

  • Faux pas as CPSP withdraws notice hours after suspending four medics

    LAHORE: The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) has withdrawn the notifications pertaining to suspension of training of four protesting postgraduate students/medics of Punjab’s state-run teaching hospitals, a few hours after issuing them from its Karachi secretariat, creating a controversy on the entire process...

    While issuing notifications on Wednesday morning, the CPSP conveyed to the Punjab government that it has...

  • Families not availing free child cancer treatment for lack of hostel facility

    KARACHI: The absence of a hostel facility in the city to provide temporary residence to poor patients’ attendants is a major reason that forces a large number of families not to avail free life-saving treatment for their children suffering from cancer, it emerged on Sunday...

    About half of the families that come to the health facility, he said, were from outside Karachi that included parts of interior of Sindh and Balochistan...

  • Meetha Ram Hostel to house ‘dangerous’ prisoners

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has ordered the provincial home department to notify the famous Meetha Ram Hostel — once providing lodging facilities to students of the D...

    The officials in the Sindh government said that Mr Shah had signed a summary sent by the provincial home department seeking his directive about a request of Rangers for a separate facility from normal prisons for individuals being held during its...

  • Hostel fire claims four lives in Japan

    TOKYO: At least four people were killed in a fire early on Sunday at two adjacent hostels in Kawasaki, southwest of Tokyo, while 19 others were injured and sent to hospital, firefighters said...

    Firefighters and police are investigating if any more people remain unaccounted for among the roughly 60 who were staying in the two wooden buildings after the blaze broke out in one of the hotels, an official of Kawasaki Fire Department said
  • Mitharam Hostel conversion to sub-jail draws sharp criticism

    KARACHI: The Sindh government’s decision to convert the Mitharam Hostel, an historic edifice with magnificent architecture, into a sub-jail has drawn severe criticism from conservationists who demand the government to take back the decision and set up the jail outside city limits...

    Named after a philanthropist Rai Bahadur Diwan Mitharam Giddumal and located in thickly populated centre of the city near Pakistan Chowk, the hostel was...

  • Boys hostel at KU

    KARACHI: The inauguration ceremony of a newly renovated federal boys hostel, University of Karachi, will be held on Wednesday...

  • Of Aligarh, hostel life and tolerance in India

    KARACHI: Perhaps it is inevitable that Indian visitors have to face the partition question and the state of Muslims in India...

    ”The professor, who is on his first visit to Pakistan, regaled guests with anecdotes about hostel life at the AMU, whose foundations were laid by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan...

  • Missing girl found from hostel

    TAXILA: A man falsely claimed that his 15-year-old daughter has illegally been detained by administration of a seminary as she was found from a private girl hostel where she went on her own will after developing some dispute with her brother...

    Later, investigations revealed that the girl had left her home after quarreling with her brother and was found from a private girl hostel...

  • PAC ignores agenda to criticise Iesco for power cut at MNA hostel

    ISLAMABAD: After lawmakers at the old MNA hostel were left without electricity for a few hours Tuesday night, the chief executive of the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (Iesco) was berated in a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday for disconnecting electricity to the hostel due to the non-payment of bills...

    The matter was brought up during the meeting when MNA Mian Abdul Manan complained that electricity...

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