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  • Heer Ranjha performed on UoG campus

    SIALKOT: Lahore-based amateur actors came together under the Sangat Group to stage a play, Heer Ranjha, at the auditorium of University of Gujrat (UoG) Sialkot Campus on Sunday...

    The play was based on Heer Waris Shah...

  • Mundwa Film Festival starts with Heer Ranjha screening

    ISLAMABAD: The launch of Lok Virsa’s Mundwa Film Festival was greeted with great enthusiasm as adults and children gathered in the Media Centre to watch Ejaz Durrani’s Heer Ranjha...

    ”Syed Noor spoke at the event reminiscing about how when he joined the film industry he would watch Heer Ranjha every few days and learn something more from it...

  • In search of the lost Heer

    KARACHI: The blurred face of a woman peeking from a jharokha window in Lahore, a photograph taken by Rudyard Kipling’s father John Lockwood from the 1870s, made its way to Harleen Singh Sandhu’s Instagram page (@thesingingsingh) as he introduced the world to a project close to his heart — The Lost Heer...

    “The Lost Heer Project is a by-product of my four years of research on the partition and archiving memories of partition refugees,”...

  • Footprints: HEER SOHO OUT TO PROVE WOMEN CAN LEAD

    The more people around me say women cannot do certain things or that women are not meant to lead, the more I want to prove them wrong,” says Heer Soho, a female politician from Sindh...

    ‘The men in my life’Named Heer by her father, Soho says her name is from the Kalam (poetic works) of Shah Latif and means “a gust of cold wind”, clarifying that she was not named after the tragic heroine of Waris Shah’s Heer Ranjha...

  • Heer Soho set to become first-ever woman tribal head in Sindh

    THATTA: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) member of Sindh Assembly Heer Ismail Soho is going to become the first-ever woman chieftain of any tribe or clan in Sindh, heralding a paradigm shift in the province’s rigid feudal mindset and the male-dominated society...

    The decision to install Heer Soho as the successor of Comrade Ghulam Muhammad Soho was taken at a recent meeting of top Soho elders presided over by the spiritual leader...

  • ‘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...

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