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  • Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology ‘a victim of political myopia’

    GUJRAT: The Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology (WIC) could not be made fully operative even two years after it was declared “functional” to the utter dismay of the heart patients who had been pinning hopes on the facility since long...

    A cardiac surgeon from the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC), Lahore, has been hired for the WIC who only visits the facility once a week (on Wednesday) for conducting angiography procedures...

  • Shadi Khan, the wood-carver of Wazirabad

    Born in Wazirabad into a family which had migrated from Gurdaspur, a self-taught sculptor and painter, Shadi Khan lived a rich childhood in the woods around his hometown, especially on the bank of the Chenab...

    “Hindu temples of Wazirabad, Shesh Mahal and Gura Kotha, a gurdwara of Guru Hargobind era, had a lasting impression on my mind...

  • Wrong map: court moved for case against CM Punjab

    LAHORE: A sessions court on Thursday issued a notice to the capital city police officer (CCPO) on a petition seeking registration of a case against Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and others for publication of ‘wrong map’ of Pakistan in Class-VIII geography book...

    Advocate Rizwan Haider filed the petition and told the court that he had submitted an application to the CCPO for registration of a case against the chief minister and...

  • Gujranwala girl wins all Punjab painting contest

    LAHORE: Hina Amin from Gujranwala has won the All Punjab Painting Competition held under the Chief Minister Talent Hunt Programme, carrying a cash prize worth Rs0...

    The contest, titled Bano Pakistan Ki Pehchan, was organised at the City Heritage Museum, The Mall, by the Punjab Council of Arts and Information and Culture Department on Friday...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    Her paper — Solving core issues of early physics education in Pakistan — addresses the problem of paucity of women interested in careers in pure physics and sciences, while discussing novel ways to reach a wider audience...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    The volumes are low in Pakistan but there is a need to start working on capacity building for institutions so that in future the country is well placed in adopting new technologies of electric vehicles and has the human resources to cope with challenges of the technology, the ministry said...

    The ministry said an argument can be made that in Pakistan fossil fuel vehicles will continue for a longer period, especially in the lower...

  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    An official said the order was made earlier this month over the maps that showed parts of the Himalayan Kashmir region in Pakistan and in China ? an extremely sensitive issue in India...

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on...

  • More than lines on a map

    With the positive side of a democratic dispensation evident in the agreement to move forward first with one (the western) of the branches of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the decision-makers will now need to focus all energies on securing the country from terrorism...

    Media reports have suggested that the rate of return, in some cases up to 30pc per year, on the Chinese investment may have factored in the ground...

  • Map of resistance

    The peasants’ story also reverberates with the 17-year struggle of the Okara Military Farms’ workers represented by Anjuman-i-Mazareen Punjab (AMP), who lost several of their members to state brutality in the initial years of the movement that began in 2000...

    Last year, the authorities in Punjab denied it permission to hold the convention, imposed Section 144, registered cases against 4,000 tenants and arrested the AMP’s general...

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