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  • LUMHS questions HEC ranking of varsities

    HYDERABAD: The Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) has raised objections over the ranking of universities as announced by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and expr­­essed doubts over the ranking procedure, it is learnt...

    In a communication, LUMHS Registrar Dr Bux Ali Pitafi has stated that the objections were raised in a meeting of all deans, chairpersons and directors of varsity departments that was held...

  • LUMHS nursing students rally for stipend

    HYDERABAD: Students from the school of nursing affiliated with the Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS) staged a demonstration outside the local press club on Wednesday in protest against non-payment of stipend and non-provision of facilities...

  • Family pressure to pursue medical studies took LUMHS student’s life, say police

    HYDERABAD: The student of third year at the Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) who was found dead in his hostel room four days ago committed suicide with his father’s licensed pistol reportedly because he was under constant pressure to continue pursuing medical studies in which he had no interest, said police on Monday...

    Late Atif was studying in LUMHS on self-finance basis but police learnt from his friends...

  • Hindus want seats on municipal corporation

    “Many Hindus residing in the garrison city want to play an active role in the democratic system and raise their voices for their community, but there is no member appointed to minority seats from the Hindu community,” he said...

    Former MNA Malik Shakil Awan said the Hindu community is scattered in the city and due to the small size of the community, it would be difficult to provide them with seats at the union council level...

  • CM’s brother, nephew win seats in Nowshera

    NOWSHERA: The brother and nephew of Chief Minister Pervez Khattak were declared successful in the elections to the district and tehsil councils, respectively, according to unofficial results announced by the additional assistant commissioner (revenue), Nowshera, here on Tuesday...

    Mr Khattak’s brother, former MPA Liaquat Khattak, who was a PTI nominee, polled 3,834 votes, while Jawad Khattak, son of ANP leader Shahid Khan Khattak, bagged...
  • Pakistan opposes creation of permanent seats on expanded UNSC

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has reaffirmed that it opposes the creation of new permanent seats as it is contrary to the universally agreed principles of democracy, accountability and transparency...

    Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi told the UN General Assembly on the “Question of Equitable Representation in the membership of Security Council” on Friday that the Council needed to be expanded in the category of elected seats, i... ...

  • PPP grabbed 70pc LG seats in eight districts of Sindh: ECP

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Peoples Party swept the first phase of the local government election in eight districts of Sindh by winning about 70 per cent of the over 3,500 seats, it emerged on Tuesday...

    On Oct 31, the LG elections were held for a total of 3,502 seats of chairman, vice chairman, district and general councillors in Sukkur, Ghotki, Khairpur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Shikarpur, Kashmore and Kambar-Shahdadkot districts...

  • Punjab may lose 7 NA seats in new constituency delimitation

    Punjab’s share in the general seats of the National Assembly is likely to go down by as much as seven when a new constituency delimitation exercise is conducted in accordance with the population figures provisionally released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics last month...

    Out of a total of 272 geographical constituencies, the country’s biggest province currently has the majority share of 148 seats...

  • Pakistan rejects suggestions for new UN Security Council seats

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan on Tuesday rejected what it termed “dysfunctional” suggestions for creation of new permanent seats in the so-called reformed Security Council as projected by certain self-appointed pretenders for a permanent seat on the most powerful organ of the world body...

    During a debate on the expansion of the Security Council, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi said that “permanent seats are contrary to the...

  • PML-N leaders set to accommodate relatives on peasant seats

    RAWALPINDI: After winning all the seats of the two cantonment boards in the garrison city, the ruling PML-N is set to elect four minority and peasant members on May 29 without any hindrance...

    Sources said the PML-N local leaders would be inducting their relatives on the peasant seats of the two cantonment boards...

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