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    Hayatabad Medical Complex Hospital Peshawar Attack

  • Hayatabad Medical Complex thumbs its nose at health department

    PESHAWAR: The Board of Governors of Hayatabad Medical Complex thumbed its nose at the health department after convincing Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to withdraw his own order of inquiry into the issue of a fake doctor at one of Peshawar’s largest public sector hospitals, according to sources...

    Chief Minister Pervez Khattak had ordered formation of an independent board of inquiry on October 26, 2017, to look into media reports about...

  • Wrong test report: Rs0.3m fine to medical complex

    3 million on a Gulf-approved medical complex for giving wrong report to a man seeking job in Saudi Arabia...

    Complainant Sheraz Ahmed Jalib had alleged that the Iqra Medical Complex had issued him a wrong medical report, declaring him a patient of tuberculosis...

  • Suicide bomber strikes Hayatabad, Frontier Corps' officer martyred

    At least two Frontier Corps (FC) personnel, an officer and his gunman, were martyred in a suicide blast in Peshawar's Hayatabad area on Monday morning, a senior police official said...

    However, in a statement issued later in the day, the Inter-Services Public Relations said, "A motorcycle-borne suicide bomber hit an FC vehicle on routine patrolling duty in Hayatabad, Peshawar, in which Maj Jamal Sheran embraced shahadat while four...

  • Hayatabad mosque bombing suspect denied bail

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Monday dismissed the bail petition of a man suspected of facilitating his nephew to get suicide bombing training and blow himself up at a Hayatabad Township mosque in Feb 2015 and thus, killing 18 people...

    Additional advocate general Qaisar Ali Shah said there were incontrovertible evidence against the Hayatabad mosque bombing suspect...

  • Hayatabad burns centre admin in a fix over Rs28 million gas bill

    PESHAWAR: The Burns and Plastic Surgery Centre Hayatabad is facing disconnection of gas supply over the billing dispute with Sui Northern Gas Pipelines (SNGPL), according to sources...

    Prof Tahir said they had deposited one third of the total amount last week and submitted a plea in Peshawar High Court that had fixed May 28 for hearing...

  • MSF hospital attack: US relied on Afghan allies who resented hospital, says AP

    WASHINGTON: Immediately after the US killed at least 30 people in a devastating airstrike on a charity hospital, Afghanistan's national security adviser told a European diplomat that his country would take responsibility because “we are without doubt, 100 per cent convinced the place was occupied by Taliban”, according to notes of the meeting reviewed by The Associated Press...

    Eyewitnesses tell the AP they saw no gunman at the...

  • PML-N MPA’s son manhandles THQ hospital medical superintendent

    NAROWAL: The son of a PML-N MPA and his companions allegedly manhandled the medical superintendent (MS) of Shakargarh Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital in presence of the police for not signing purchase slip for medicines...

    Riazuddin, son of Ghyasuddin, the MPA from PP-133 Shakargarh, went to THQ Hospital to get medicines for a woman patient...

  • Medical panel says Dr Asim taken away without intimation to hospital

    KARACHI: A medical panel formed by the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) for the treatment of former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain, who is in the custody of the Rangers for a terror-financing investigation, has said the hospital was waiting for his medical reports when the patient was taken away along with medical records without the hospital administration being informed, it emerged on Wednesday...

    The...

  • Plea for shifting Dr Asim to hospital rejected, medical tests ordered

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday rejected the plea of Dr Asim Hussain’s wife for shifting her interned husband to a private hospital for medical treatment, but directed the Rangers authorities to get his medical tests conducted in the presence of his wife and daughter...

    With these directions, a two-judge bench headed by Justice Sajjad Ali Shah disposed of a petition of Dr Asim’s wife, Dr Zarina Hussain, for shifting him to a...

  • UHS VC announces 1,500-bed hospital, modern medical college

    LAHORE: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Monday announced establishment of a 1,500-bed teaching hospital and medical college of international standard to attract foreign students...

    “We have also moved a PC-I for establishment of a 1,500-bed mega teaching hospital and an international medical and dental college,” Prof Akram announced...

  • Medical board to decide Zardari’s further hospital stay

    ISLAMABAD: The medical board of the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) will examine former president Asif Ali Zardari on Monday (today) to decide whether he needs a further hospital stay or can be discharged...

    “Even though most test results of Mr Zardari are normal but the final decision will be taken by the medical board,” PIMS executive director Dr Ansar Maxood told Dawn...

  • Deserted KHA Complex gets new lease of life

    KARACHI: Work on laying the Astro Turf that was removed from the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium, at the Karachi Hockey Association (KHA) Complex in Gulshan Iqbal, is in full swing and expected to be completed by Aug-Sept, a visit to the site reveals...

    The two stake holders – Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) and provincial ministry for sports – have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) pertaining to utilisation of the used...

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