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  • A-level students ineligible for admissions to MBBS, BDS

    LAHORE: A-level students planning a career in medicine suffered a major blow to their future as the new regulations of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) have declared them ineligible for admissions to MBBS/BDS programmes at public and private medical and dental colleges of the country on foreign quota...

    “No candidate shall be eligible for foreign quota seats in public and private medical and dental institutions under...

  • Curriculum for patient-centric MBBS programme

    LAHORE: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has prepared a new integrated curriculum for the MBBS programme in order to provide students with a patient-centred and disease-focused medical education...

    “Development of this integrated curriculum is only the first step towards meeting the World Federation for Medical Education standards for accreditation of the MBBS programme,” said Dr Junaid...

  • Students protest lack of seats for MBBS in public colleges

    BAHAWALPUR: A large number of students from various educational institutions aspiring to seek admission to MBBS programme protested against the Punjab government on Saturday for not increasing seats in government sector medical colleges...

    They demanded the government implement its own decision so students could apply for admission to MBBS...

  • MBBS 4th year professional exam: 17 out of 21 questions picked from private varsity test

    LAHORE: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) included 17 questions in the MBBS 4th year professional exam paper, which were already part of an internal test held by a private institution three months back...

    The gross negligence was pointed out by some RCMC students appearing in the MBBS 4th year professional exam when the question paper was distributed among the candidates...

  • Cap on maximum four attempts to clear MBBS courses lifted

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has repealed the cap of maximum four attempts to clear theoretical phases of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and empowered universities to decide about the number of attempts by students to clear their theoretical studies...

    A former employee of the dissolved Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) requesting anonymity said in...

  • Karachi operation is completely apolitical, stresses Corps Commander Karachi

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar said Saturday that the Karachi operation is completely apolitical, adding that it will continue without any discrimination...

    Speaking at a seminar organised by the National Defence University at a private hotel in Karachi, the corps commander said, "I assure citizens that our struggle against terrorism will continue unabated...

  • KARACHI NOTEBOOK: Chaiwallahs of Karachi

    Hangouts that offer tea — the most popular beverage of the nation — and some place to sit, unwind after a hectic day’s work...

    In absence of any structured attempts to establish such places in Karachi, the chai hangouts in the city have contributed to a new vibrancy, absent for more than a generation...

  • COVER: The heart of Karachi: Karachi Raj By Anis Shivani

    IN his debut novel Karachi Raj, erstwhile critic Anis Shivani depicts a year’s worth of Karachi life as viewed from the differing perspectives of an American anthropologist and a couple of individuals living in the low-income district of the Basti...

    Shivani’s first foray into the realm of fiction intrinsically grapples with an immensely complex topic — the stratified social layers of which Karachi life is composed...

  • Karachi notebook: Is a ‘Naya’ Karachi possible?

    THE buzzword these days is Naya (new) Pakistan, the mantra that has arguably helped the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf capture power in the Centre and two provinces, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab, while doing respectably in Sindh and Balochistan...

    But for the residents of Karachi, the question on everyone’s minds is: will Naya Pakistan also mean a Naya Karachi?By Naya Karachi one does not mean New Karachi, the neighbourhood on the...

  • PSP chief accepts Karachi mayor’s offer to help clean Karachi, seeks his removal

    KARACHI: The ongoing war of words between Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chairman Mustafa Kamal took an intriguing turn on Monday when the city custodian “designated” the latter as “Project Director Garbage on voluntary basis” to clean the city...

    “I, being Mayor of Karachi, hereby designate Syed Mustafa Kamal as Project Director Garbage on [a] voluntary basis with immediate effect until further order,” said...

  • Top civil, military leaders in Karachi after law and order breakdown

    KARACHI: In the wake of the kidnapping of a son of the Sindh High Court chief justice and the murder of qawwal Amjad Sabri, Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif reached Karachi on Sunday and presided over a series of meetings with the entire civil and military security establishment to take stock of the situation...

    An Inter-Services Public Relations statement issued from Rawalpindi about the two meetings said that the army chief...

  • Inquiry ordered after 14-year-old killed in shoot-out between Karachi police, drug dealers

    Superintendent Police (SP) Abid Ali Baloch told Dawn that a first information report (483/2017) had been registered against the policeman and another individual under Sections 302 (murder) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) on the complaint of the victim’s father, Fida Husain Shah...

    SITE police allegedly detained a citizen and subjected him to torture in custody before releasing him after extracting money,...

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