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  • Motion against PIC for delayed treatment

    LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly has been moved against the Punjab Institute of Cardiology for giving much delayed appointments to patients needing heart surgery or angiography...

    The motion demanded that the health authorities take notice of the “maladministration” in the PIC and other state-run hospitals and provide relief to the poor patients...

  • ‘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’

    LAHORE: Provincial government has reportedly decided to remove Punjab Institute of Cardiology Chief Executive Prof Bilal Zakaria Khan from the post following complaints of alleged mismanagement and negligence that was affecting patient care at the institute...

    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...

  • Junior doctor appointed PIC cardiology dept head

    LAHORE: In the “first administrative order”, newly-appointed chief executive of Punjab Institute of Cardiology Prof Dr Nadeem Hayat Malick has appointed a junior doctor as head of the cardiology department...

    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...

  • 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...

    Earlier, the lawyers had also lodged a protest demonstration outside the Lahore Press Club the same day...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • Students protest in Dhaka against tax on university fees

    DHAKA: Thousands of students staged street protests in the Bangladeshi capital for a second straight day on Thursday against a tax on university fees which they say discriminates against private higher education...

    Tensions were high after police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesting students on Wednesday from the city’s East West University after they blocked a key road...

  • Two policemen killed in explosion outside Balochistan University

    QUETTA: Two policemen were killed, and five people injured in an explosion outside the gate of Balochistan University on Tuesday afternoon, officials said...

    The minister said the explosion occurred outside the gate of Balochistan University, where security personnel were deployed, adding that the nature of the blast is not yet known...

  • Gandhara International University gets green light

    TAXILA: The government plans to establish the Gandhara International University in Taxila, in an effort to revive the 3,000-year-old Buddhist university of ancient Taxila and make Pakistan a centre for interfaith harmony and Buddhism studies...

    The chairperson of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) as well as the steering committee of the project, Siddiqul Farooque, told Dawn that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had formally approved...

  • Threats to Peshawar university triggers high alert

    PESHAWAR: The police department has cancelled leaves of its staffers deputed at the Peshawar university campus and asked them to remain on duty in view of security threats to the campus, sources say...

    Over 300 policemen deployed at the campus – which houses the University of Peshawar, University of Engineering and Technology, Agriculture University and Islamia College University – have been asked to ensure presence on duty...

  • Women’s university celebrates its 12th foundation day

    PESHAWAR: Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar (SBBWU) observed its 12th foundation day with a resolve to provide talented girls of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa an environment where they could prove their mettle in all the fields of higher education...

    The university was decorated with pink balloons and artworks of the students as educationists, government officials and a large number of faculty and students gathered under a white...

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