Islamabad articles

Who will clean the skips?

Contrary to the tall claims of the sanitation wing of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to keep Islamabad clean and green, the overflowing roadside garbage trolleys in every residential sector of the

Anjum Aqeel sent on 3-day physical remand

PML-N MNA Anjum Aqeel Khan was produced before two different courts on Monday in connection with two separate cases, including the one registered under Anti-Terrorism Act with Shalimar Police Station Islamabad. An

Helmet keeps the warden away

Where hot and humid weather of federal capital brings skin borne diseases to its dwellers, it forces motor cyclists to use substandard helmets of any kind available in the market to avoid

Antioxidants ‘cannot slow ageing’

There is probably no easy way to combat ageing. Diets and creams claiming their antioxidant properties could cheat ageing may be worthless, a study says. Using Nematode worms, scientists found even those

Two food inspectors for a city of 1.5m

Noman, a 22-year-old student of a local private college, was brought to the casualty ward of a public hospital with acute abdominal pain and massive vomiting. A doctor while injecting an anti-emetic

Vegetable prices continued their upward spiral at the Sunday bazaars of the capital showing no signs of a price decrease before the holy month of Ramazan which is just 17 days away.

The down-and-outs of the capital

Qadir Gul, a laborer from the remote tribal region of Mohmand agency, looked out worriedly from under the shade of a bus stop close to the ninth avenue of the capital city.