Monthly Archives: February 2012

12 suspects among 22 arrested

The Islamabad police on Wednesday arrested 12 suspects and 10 other outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered bottles of liquor and looted items worth Rs 650,000 from their possession,

‘Persian language to boost Pak-Iran ties’

The mounting trend of Persian language learning in Pakistan is encouraging and the ability to speak Persian language will boost bilateral relations between the two brotherly Islamic countries, Pakistan and Iran. This

Oily fish, blueberries aid memory

The results of a diet study show that bad cholesterol was reduced by 33 per cent, blood lipids by 14 per cent, blood pressure by 8 per cent and a risk marker

A glass of milk acts like a painkiller

Scientists have revealed that a glass of milk contains a cocktail of up to 20 painkillers, antibiotics and growth hormones. Using a highly sensitive test, they found a host of chemicals used

APCA to observe pen-down strike

Pen down strike to be observed by All Pakistan Clerk Association (APCA) on 7 March against turning down of their seven points charter of demands by the government. APCA has decided to

AIOU to hold research seminar

The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Islamic Thought, History and Culture, Faculty of Arabic and Islamic Studies Department will hold a national seminar on ‘The Standardisation of University Journals and their Role

US jets violate Pakistani airspace in NWA

The US fighter jets on Wednesday violated Pakistan airspace on Wednesday near tribal area of Loda Mandi, North Waziristan Agency. According to eye witnesses, the US planes entered Pakistani air space at

‘Biotechnology must, to overcome food crisis’

Atomic Energy Commission Director General Dr Yousuf Zafar has said that despite the late start, the country has achieved a substantial economic gain through the application of biotechnology (cotton). Using Pakistan as

Safeguarding Kalash heritage

A workshop for the preparation of the nomination dossier for the inscription of Kalash on the UNESCO World Heritage List was held at the Lok Virsa Heritage Library. The workshop was held

Women who eat faster more likely to be obese

Middle-aged women who are quick in downing their meals are much more likely to be overweight or obese than women who eat slower, a new research has found. Otago University researchers analysed