Daily Archives: October 5, 2011

Miniature exhibition opens with 29 artworks

A group exhibition of three miniature artists titled “Misplacements, Displacements” is opening today (Thursday) at the Gallery-6 in Islamabad that will showcase 29 exquisite artworks. All three artists, Amna Hashmi, Abid Aslam

18 more hospitalised with dengue symptoms

As many as 18 patients with dengue symptoms were brought to various hospitals in city during the last 24-hours, Islamabad Dengue Control and Surveillance Coordinator Dr Najeebullah Durrani said on Wednesday. He

ANF seizes 13kg heroin

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on Wednesday foiled a smuggling bid and arrested a person with 13kg heroin at Benazir Bhutto International Airport. An official said that a passenger, Kamran Ali, arrived at

Gilani agrees to upgrade schoolteachers

Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Wednesday approved the up-gradation of the posts of all teachers, including the physical training instructors (PTIs) working in BS-16 prior to 01-01-2011 under Federal Directorate of

Teachers paid rich homage

Speakers at two separate seminars, held on Wednesday to mark International Teachers Day, paid rich tribute to teachers, saying no nation could achieve the desired goals without giving due respect to them.

Railways GM appreciates DS

Railways General Manager Operation Ashfaq Khattak appreciated the efforts made by Railways DS Javed Anwar Bubak for tracking the lost copper wagon, a press release said. He especially acknowledged the exceptional efficiency

JI demands Lowari tunnel’s completion

The Jammat-e-Islami (JI) demanded on Wednesday an immediate release of funds for the Lowari tunnel project to restart construction work, threatening to hold protests including long march otherwise. JI leader Siraj-ul-Haq was