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Rao Shakeel skips Haj scam hearing

The court on Saturday could not frame charges against the accused in the Haj scam, owing to the absence of one of them, former director general Haj Rao Shakeel Ahmed. The hearing

CADD to unveil child protection policy

In compliance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) is expected to introduce a child protection policy to be implemented

Race on for PAL top slots

The race for grabbing the two important offices of chairman and director general (DG) at the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) is on the peak, as the potential candidates are using their

Remand of man threatening president extended

A district court extended the police custody for three days of a man accused of writing a threatening letter addressed to President Asif Ali Zardari and Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. The

US diplomat hits motorcyclist

A United States (US) diplomat’s speeding vehicle on Friday hit and injured a motorcyclist on a road in the limits of Kohar Police Station. A police official said that the US diplomat,

Cultural gala: NUML students enthrall audience

The students dressed in different colourful and cultural attires enthralled audience with their heartrending performances at the cultural gala arranged at National University of Modern Languages (NUML). They performed skits, parodies and

Training moot for orthopaedics opens

In order to improve orthopaedic services in hospitals, Pakistan Orthopaedic Society held the “International Pak ORTHOCON 2011 Silver Jubilee Conference” here on Friday. Eminent Orthopaedic surgeons from different parts of the country

WHO to highlight handwashing’s benefits

World Health Organization (WHO) joined hands with the government on Friday to celebrate Global Hand-washing Day in Poly Clinic to raise awareness about the benefits of hand-washing with soap and share scientific