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  • Despite the weather, Islamabad Carnival draws crowds

    ISLAMABAD: Despite Sunday’s high temperatures, 11-year-old Habibullah seemed more than willing to tolerate the heat as he took in the rides and activities at the Islamabad Carnival 2016, at the Arts and Craft Village in Shakarparian...

    Samiullah, his father, agreed that the event was interesting, but didn’t seem convinced it was worth the hot weather, saying it was too hot to stay for long...

  • Extreme weather drives late-night shopping in Rawalpindi, Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Extreme weather in Rawalpindi and Islamabad has changed the shopping pattern this Ramazan, and even the corporate brands are keeping their outlets open late at night ignoring the official timings...

    ”The Rawalpindi-Islamabad region has faced a different weather pattern this year, not only due to high temperature but also because the humidity increased the heat index...

  • KP bureaucrats using forest institute to serve own ends

    PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Forest Institute (PFI) has been turned into a grazing ground by bureaucracy, who seldom let lose a chance to milk the cow and oblige those at the helm of affairs...

    The country’s premier education and research institute has been functioning without a director general since 2011...

  • Down’s Syndrome institute inaugurated

    The Al-Jalal Institute for Down’s Syndrome Special Children has been completed with the funds provided by Punjab government...

    The institute has been established in a five-storey building with state-of-the-art classrooms, hospital, physio and speech therapy labs, as well as residences...

  • ‘Invalid’ degrees issued by private institute: Protesting students baton-charged

    A large number of students of the Indus International Institute, allegedly owned by federal communication minister Hafiz Abdul Karim, took out a rally and blocked the Dera-Quetta Road for traffic for some five hours...

    They were protesting against the institute’s administration for issuing them invalid degrees and transcripts, alleging they were awarded these documents which were not recognised by the Higher Education Commission...

  • GIK Institute organises awareness drive about breast cancer

    SWABI: Women Engineering Society (WES) of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) ran an awareness campaign on Monday about breast cancer and its preventive measures...

    Led by WES president Sania Khushbakht Jamil the students from different disciplines of GIK Institute participated in the campaign...

  • Design, build, fly contest concludes at GIK Institute

    SWABI: A three-day design, build and fly competition concluded at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology here on Monday...

    The contest was organised by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), GIK Institute chapter, in collaboration with STEM Careers Programme, and Higher Education Commission...

  • Govt to fund GIK institute’s research projects

    SWABI: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has planned to finance research projects of the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology...

    The secretary appreciated the GIK institute for offering quality education in the field of engineering and management sciences...

  • National Institute of Oceanography faces severe shortage of funds

    ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), which assists the armed forces with strategy, faces an acute shortage of budget, a parliamentary committee was informed on Thursday...

    NIO Director General Dr Asif Inam said until the last budget, the institute was allocated roughly Rs5m for research and development...

  • Campus of Dawoodi Bohra community’s institute in Nairobi inaugurated

    KARACHI: A new campus of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, the Arabic Academy which is the principal educational institute of the Dawoodi Bohra community, has been inaugurated in Langata, a suburb of Kenya’s capital Nairobi...

    ”Dr Saifuddin, the 53rd al-Dai al-Mutlaq and head of the community, is the institute’s benefactor, and gives it its direction and its inspiration, according to the press release...

  • Qawwali institute named after Amjad Sabri

    Mr Shah said when chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari visited Amjad Sabri’s home, he had made a commitment that he’d make a qawwali institute named after Sabri...

    He said as per the recently announced budget Amjad Sabri Qawwali Institute has come into being (“Amjad Sabri Qawwali Institute bunn chuka hai”) and will start functioning in August...

  • DUHS establishes cardiology institute

    KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad on Thursday inaugurated the Dow Institute of Cardiology (DIOC) and a gas power plant at a ceremony to mark the 12th anniversary of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) at the university’s Ojha campus...

    He added that the established public sector facilities like the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases and the Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases had been providing affordable...

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