Daily Archives: September 23rd, 2011

Welcome Orientation 2011: University of Management Technology Lahore

Welcome Orientation: University of Management Technology Lahore  

Steps against dengue fever

Steps against dengue fever ISLAMABAD: While the Directorate of Health Services and the Environment Wing of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) were already engaged in a hectic campaign to prevent outbreak of dengue fever within the municipal limits of the federal capital, the Sanitation Directorate was also taken in the loop to make these efforts […]

Plea for cases against govt over dengue

Plea for cases against govt over dengue Lahore; September 23, 2011: A writ petition had been filed in the Lahore High Court seeking direction for registration of criminal cases against functionaries of federal and Punjab governments for their failure to control dengue epidemic which has claimed at least 62 lives. Judicial Activism Panel (JAP) chairman Azhar Siddique […]

World Health Organization WHO says only one percent die of dengue fever

World Health Organization WHO says only one percent die of dengue fever ISLAMABAD: As the dengue fever took another six lives on Thursday, hiking the death toll to 70 and intensifying scare in Punjab, just one percent of all the infections occurring worldwide annually are associated with the fatal dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF). Up to […]

10 more test positive for dengue in Karachi

10 more test positive for dengue in Karachi As many as 12 more people were tested positive for dengue in Sindh, 10 in Karachi and two in Hyderabad, bringing the total number of patients infected with the viral fever to 258 in Karachi and 302 in the entire province. On Thursday, nine cases were tested […]

VC asks students to avoid politic

VC asks students to avoid politic PESHAWAR: September 23, 2011: Vice-chancellor, University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Syed Imtiaz Hussain Gilani has urged the newly enrolled students to avoid indulging in politics and concentrate on studies. Speaking at the orientation ceremony on Thursday, the vice-chancellor stressed the students to utilise the importance of their time […]

Children’s Literature Festival

Children’s Literature Festival LAHORE: Idara-e-Taleem-o-Agahi (ITA) and Oxford University Press (OUP) announced the holding of a Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) at Children’s Library Complex (CLC) in November. A press conference in this regard was held on Thursday at CLC in which Senior Adviser on Social Sector to the Chief Minister Zakia Shahnawaz, Punjab Education Foundation […]

Team of 50 entomologists working to prevent breeding of mosquitoes: Arif Nadeem

Team of 50 entomologists working to prevent breeding of mosquitoes: Arif Nadeem LAHORE: Punjab Agriculture Secretary Arif Nadeem said that a team of 50 entamologists was working at union council level for eliminating the breeding places of dengue mosquitoes in the city. He said this while briefing the media about the situation of dengue fever […]

elf-assessment test for medical colleges held

elf-assessment test for medical colleges held KARACHI: Hundreds of candidates participated in a self-assessment test in order to assess themselves for admissions in various medical colleges here on Thursday. The test was organised at the Uni Club by Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT) while different scholars and professionals compiled the question paper. IJT Karachi Chapter chief […]

AKU provided healthcare to one million

AKU provided healthcare to one million Karachi: The Aga Khan University (AKU) medical teams provided healthcare facilities to one million flood victims in Sindh, Southern Punjab and Balochistan following last year’s devastating floods in Pakistan while it has also dispatched medical teams to provide medical aid to the flood victims of the current year. AKU […]

International Peace Day observed

International Peace Day observed KARACHI: Pakistan Peace Coalition (PPC) and Pakistan Institute of Labour Education & Research (PILER) jointly organised a seminar at the PMA House on Wednesday in connection with the International Peace Day. The seminar was organised to underline the increasing need of people-to-people contact and to promote peace in South Asia, particularly […]

SMI sets up relief camp

SMI sets up relief camp KARACHI : The Sindh Madressatul Islam (SMI) College set up a two-day relief camp for the rain victims of Sindh on Monday at its premises here. An official of the institution said that male and female students, teachers and staff members of the SMIC donated eatables, medicines, cloths, drinking water […]