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    Lyari Medical College Karachi Merit List 2016

  • New PMDC policy envisages centralised test and merit list

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Wednesday formulated a policy to introduce a centralised test and merit list for admissions to medical and dental colleges in the country...

    It was also decided that this year the centralised list would be introduced only for private colleges and from the next year a collective test would be held for all the public sector and private medical colleges...

  • Open merit replaces 76 medical self-finance seats

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has converted 76 seats for Foreign Self-Finance Scheme in public sector medical and dental colleges into open merit for the children of overseas Pakistanis and Pakistanis having dual nationality...

    The decisions were shared in a meeting of the health department held on Tuesday with regard to admission policy in medical colleges for the children of overseas Pakistanis and Pakistanis having dual...

  • High security for Aseefa’s visit to Lyari college irks many

    KARACHI: Aseefa Bhutto-Zardari, the youngest daughter of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto and co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari, on Monday visited Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto (SMBB) Medical College in Lyari that was closed even for many students and faculty members due to tight security arrangements, a statement and witnesses said...

    The statement issued by Bilawal House stated the visit was designed by...

  • 728 added to list of missing persons in 2016

    ISLAMABAD: Another 728 Pakistanis were added to the list of missing persons in 2016 - the highest in at least six years - taking the total to 1,219, according to the Inquiry Commission on Enforced Disappearances...

    According to statistics available with Dawn, the highest number of missing person cases was registered with the commission in 2016...

  • Microsoft founder Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list for 2016

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates stands atop annual list of the world's richest people for 2016, as Forbes magazine announced its ranking of the world's billionaires on Thursday...

    It is the 30th annual list released by Forbes and features 1,810 billionaires around the world with a total net worth of almost $6...

  • KP budget 2016-17: Cadet college for girls, 200 smart schools envisaged

    PESHAWAR: The establishment of the first-ever cadet college for girls and setting up 200 smart schools are prominent features of the development schemes for elementary and secondary education department reflected in the annual budget of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for year 2016-17...

    The establishment of cadet college in Swat (Phase-III), construction of 160 primary schools, 100 secondary schools and conversion of 100 Maktab schools into...

  • List of recommended names for Haj medical mission tampered with

    ISLAMABAD: A list of recommended names for the Haj Medical Mission 2015, prepared by hospitals of the capital and submitted to the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) was tampered with before being forwarded to the ministry of religious affairs...

    CADD Minister of State Usman Ibrahim issued directives to ensure transparency in the selection of members for the mission and ordered disciplinary action to be taken...

  • American vice-principal of medical college shot at, wounded

    KARACHI: A woman identified by police as a US national was shot at and wounded here on Thursday...

    According to Firozabad police, Debra Lobo, vice principal of the city’s Jinnah Medical and Dental College, was going home in the Defence Housing Authority in a car at 3pm when four suspected terrorists on two motorcycles attacked her on Shaheed-i-Millat Road...

  • Building design of Nowshera medical college approved

    PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has approved the building design of Nowshera Medical College and asked the relevant authorities to set up an autonomous board to run the new teaching hospital from its very beginning...

    The chief minister gave the directives while chairing a meeting regarding affairs of the Nowshera Medical College and Teaching Hospital, at the CM House on Wednesday, according to a handout...

  • ‘Lobo’s contribution to medical college huge’

    KARACHI: An American academic recovering in a private hospital after being shot by suspected militants made an “immeasurable” contribution to the medical college where she worked, her colleague said on Friday...

    Baqar Nawab, administrator of the Jinnah Medical and Dental College where Lobo is assistant professor of community health, hailed what she has done since joining in 1996...

  • Sahiwal Medical College barred from admissions

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has directed the University of Health Sciences to stop admissions for 2015-16 session at the Sahiwal Medical College, giving its final decision to the varsity for “closing the government college” due to shortcomings till further orders...

    The PMDC wrote to the UHS vice chancellor stating that the college failed to meet the minimum standard set by the council to ensure quality...

  • Medical college seats

    AT present, there is no seat available for Ghotki students at the Khairpur Medical College...

    I request the Sindh chief minister, Sindh health minister and Sindh health secretary to allocate a suitable number of seats for Ghotki students at Khairpur Medical College...

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