Monthly Archives: November, 2012

View Waiting and First Selection Lists (Merit Lists on Open Merit and for Under-Developed Districts UDD) Candidates for Admission to MBBS in Government Medical and Dental Colleges of Punjab Session 2012-13, as Announced by University of Health Sciences UHS, Lahore on November 26, 2012

View Upgraded List (Dec 20, 2012)Waiting List and First Selection Lists (Merit Lists on Open Merit and for Under-Developed Districts UDD) Candidates for Admission to MBBS in Government Medical and Dental Colleges of Punjab Session 2012-13, as Announced by University of Health Sciences UHS, Lahore on November 26, 2012 List of Candidates Ugraded on Open […]

Health Dept to launch two schemes for south Punjab

Health Dept to launch two schemes for south Punjab LAHORE  – “THE department of health is planning to launch two special programmes for the southern Punjab in close collaboration with the community and health experts to address the provision of health services to the population through private hospitals also” This was stated by Director Punjab Health […]

OPF Girls College has new student council

OPF Girls College has new student council Islamabad – The oath-taking ceremony of the student council of the OPF Girls College was held here on Thursday. The academic institution has a history of producing professionals and individuals who excelled in various fields providing a better future to Pakistan. Federal Minister for Science and Technology Mir Chingez […]

Higher Education Commission (HEC) objects to fresh posting

Higher Education Commission (HEC) objects to fresh posting Islamabad – The Higher Education Commission (HEC) administration has strongly reacted to the decision according to which Major (r) Qamar Zaman, previously posted as Secretary Education and Trainings Division, has been given the additional charge of executive director, HEC. In this regard, the HEC has made an urgent request […]

Some women burdened by cancer treatment

Some women burdened by cancer treatment More than one in five women with early-stage breast cancer said they were given too much responsibility for treatment-related decisions – and those patients were more likely to end up regretting the choices they made, according to a U.S. study. The findings, which appeared in the Journal of General […]

US tobacco firms ordered to admit lies

US tobacco firms ordered to admit lies WASHINGTON: A US federal judge ruled here that tobacco companies must run ads acknowledging that they lied about the health effects of cigarettes, and explain in blunt terms the adverse effects of smoking. The ruling on Tuesday by District Judge Gladys Kessler was part of a government racketeering […]

Japan school trains wannabe “Santa-sans”

Japan school trains wannabe “Santa-sans” TOKYO: Magic tricks and straight answers are all part of being Santa in Japan – at least according to Tokyo’s Santa Claus Academy, which trains St. Nicks in a country with little Christian tradition and a Christmas that’s far more retail than religion. On a recent weekend, 88 Santa wannabes […]

Mobile phone will monitor skin condition

Mobile phone will monitor skin condition TOKYO: A mobile phone that monitors the user’s skin condition, checking for blemishes and colour, was unveiled in beauty-conscious Japan on Thursday. The “Hada Memori” (skin memory) programme allows women to keep tabs on their complexion and track changes over time by storing records in the cloud. Users can […]

Nokia litigates against Blackberry-maker

Nokia litigates against Blackberry-maker HELSINKI: Finnish mobile giant Nokia said on Wednesday it had filed lawsuits in the US, Britain and Canada against Blackberry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) claiming it has breached patent agreements. In the suit filed on Monday in a California court, Nokia sought to enforce the ruling of a Swedish arbitration tribunal […]

Interdepartmental sports Gala begins at National University of Modern Languages (NUML)

Interdepartmental sports Gala begins at National University of Modern Languages (NUML) ISLAMABAD: In order to provide students with equal opportunities of participating in curricular and co-curricular activities, an Interdepartmental Sports Gala has formally been started at the Sports Gymnasium of the National University of Modern Languages (NUML). The event was formally inaugurated by Director General (DG) […]

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) admissions open from December 10

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) admissions open from December 10 ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will begin admissions for MSc (Hons), MS/M Phil and PhD programmes from December 10 across the country simultaneously. The announcement was made by Board of Advance Studies and Research (BASR) Director Dr Hamid Khan Niazi. He said that the […]

Medical stores continue to fleece public

Medical stores continue to fleece public ISLAMABAD: The fleecing of poor patients at medical stores in the twin cities is going unchecked as the stores are reportedly selling medicines at comparatively higher prices. People in different areas claimed that the prices of medicines were two times higher than the fixed rates by the authorities concerned. […]

University of Karachi announces result of MA Islamic Studies examination

University of Karachi announces result of MA Islamic Studies examination KARACHI: University of Karachi has announced the result of MA Islamic Studies Final External Annual Examination 2011 on Thursday. As per statistics, 695 students registered in the examination, 671 appeared in it and 207 succeeded in 1st division and 67 in 2nd division. The pass […]

PIMA slams target killing of doctors

PIMA slams target killing of doctors KARACHI: The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) on Thursday strongly condemned the target killing of Dr Iqbal Ahsan and his wife Dr Kaneez Fatima, and demanded of the government to take notice of the continuous killing of doctors and threats to their lives. “These killings have spread fear among […]

Syrup probe team interviews addicts

Syrup probe team interviews addicts LAHORE: Reacting to the arrests and sealing of a pharma unit over 19 syrup-linked deaths so far, a group of private sector pharmaceutical manufacturers on Thursday visited the affected locality where deaths have been caused. The six-member team, consisting of LCCI President Farooq Iftikhar, Khawaja Shahzeb Akram, Muhammad Zakaur Rehman, […]