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  • Calgary imams fight back against Islamic State recruitment

    CALGARY: A group of Calgary imams is marking the first line of defence at the foot of the Rocky Mountains against the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group's recruitment of Canadians as fighters...

    Several imams issued a religious edict against IS jihadists last month, denouncing its threats against Canada and its online recruitment after dozens of Canadians —mostly from Calgary —traveled to Syria to join their cause...

  • Key Lady Reading Hospital recruitment stayed

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Thursday stayed recruitment of medical and hospital directors to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar, the biggest government hospital in the province, under the government’s health reforms...

    The bench later fixed June 30 for hearing into the petition of Pakistan Medical Association through its provincial president, Dr Hussain Ahmad Haroon, against different steps of the boards of governors of the...

  • New Drap rules and recruitment raises controversy

    ISLAMABAD: On the order of the Supreme Court, the Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) has started the process of appointments in the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) by advertising 192 posts...

    While talking to Dawn Secretary NHS Ayub Sheikh confirmed that a different set of rules was drafted but said it was not notified because of “some flaws” and new rules had to be made and have been published in the Gazette of...

  • Two arrested in Bangladesh over IS recruitment: police

    DHAKA: Two members of a banned Bangladeshi radical group have been arrested for trying to recruit young Muslims to fight with the Islamic State organisation, police said Monday...

    Aminul Islam Baig, 40, and Shakib bin Kamal, 30, were both arrested on Sunday night during raids at two addresses in Dhaka in which officers also recovered jihadist literature and computer equipment, police added
  • Medical teachers’ recruitment

    The government issued the directions after Pakistan Medical and Dental Council proposed action against the new medical colleges over acute shortage of teaching staff...

    The spokesperson said the teachers’ contract would be extendable and the health secretary had accorded approval to form separate recruitment committees for each medical college to fill the vacant positions...

  • Body formed to make recruitment policy

    LAHORE: Chief Secretary Khizar Hayat Gondal ordered the constitution of a committee on Wednesday to formulate a fresh policy on recruitment in government departments...

    He directed the secretaries to ensure implementation of job quota for people with special needs and complete recruitment shortly...

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