Daily Archives: June 23rd, 2013

Roots holds enrichment programme for its teachers

Roots holds enrichment programme for its teachers ISLAMABAD: Roots School System, DHA1 campus conducted the Roots Enrichment Programme, a comprehensive teachers training forum held from Monday to Wednesday. An initiative of Roots Enrichment Programme’s Executive Director Khadija Mushtaq was designed to provide thorough professional training at the end of every academic year. The three-day training […]

Insomnia in teens linked to poor dietary choices

Insomnia in teens linked to poor dietary choices ISLAMABAD: Well-rested teenagers tend to make more healthful food choices than their sleep-deprived peers, according to a study led by Dr Lauren Hale, associate professor of preventive medicine at Stony Brook University School of Medicine. Speaking about the study results, Dr Hale said, “The sleepy teens on […]

Measles claims two more lives in Punjab

Measles claims two more lives in Punjab LAHORE: An 11-month-old measles patient died in Children’s Hospital, while a four-year-old child died of measles in Toba Tek Singh on Saturday, taking the six-month death toll across the province to 174. According to reports, 96 of the victims belonged to the provincial capital. Meanwhile, 63 new cases […]

Punjab University Lahore approves Rs 6bn budget

Punjab University Lahore approves Rs 6bn budget LAHORE: The Punjab University Syndicate meeting on Saturday approved a Rs 6 billion budget for the year 2013-14. The university expects a total grant of Rs 1.777 billion from the Higher Education Commission (HEC), which is 35 percent of its income. The meeting was presided over by PU […]

Impressionist ode to Keats ‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty’

Impressionist ode to Keats ‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty’ KARACHI: Ocean Art Gallery organised a colourful solo titled ‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty’ by Abid Khan featuring nature and its beauty, on Saturday. Most of Khan’s work focuses on flowers, landscapes and the natural environment, however, there are hints of humble settings, playgrounds and homes […]

2,361 diarrhea cases reported in Karachi on Saturday

2,361 diarrhea cases reported in Karachi on Saturday KARACHI: Director Public Health Dr Masood Solangi has said that around 2,361 new diarrhea cases were reported across Sindh on Saturday. According to Solangi, a total of 99,817 diarrhea cases have been reported in Sindh this year out of which 18,992 were admitted to different hospitals for […]