Islamabad articles

FBISE announces HSSC Part-1 result

The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) on Friday announced Higher Secondary School certification (HSSC) for Part-I annual examinations 2011. The overall pass percentage was held to be 52.52 in

All major rivers flowing normal

The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) on Friday said that presently all the main rivers including Indus, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej are flowing normal. The actual river flows and reservoir elevations indicates

CDA increasing Islamabad’s industrial burden

An inordinate delay in the development of a new industrial estate in sector I-17 by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has not only increased burden on the already existing industrial area, but

Can private guards man a public road?

In a strange move, the Islamabad Police have allowed the deployment of private security guards of Shifa International Hospital at a security checkpost established outside the hospital, Pakistan Today has learnt. The

Cleanliness campaign in Cantt

The authorities have planned to launch a cleanliness drive in Cantt area in the last days of Ramadan. According to sources, the quarters concerned would start the campaign for cleaning the drainage


Two medical stores sealed

Authorities on Thursday sealed two medical stores for selling narcotic injections and unapproved medicines. A team led by Drug Inspector Naveed Anwar raided TM Medical Store in Pandora and seized 150 narcotic

Water shortage in rural areas

The rural areas of the federal capital are facing an acute water shortage, with locals demanding the authorities concerned to ensure sufficient water supply on Eidul Fitr. Talking to Online, residents of

‘Ill-conceived’ U-turns cause mishaps

The U-turns built improperly on the IG Principle Road, one of most busy thoroughfare located between Islamabad and Rawalpindi, are proving the main reason behind the increasing number of road accidents. The

Bangle stalls for Eid mushroom across the city

The stalls selling bangles are mushrooming across the capital as buyers flock the markets for Eid shopping. These well-decorated stalls are easily visible in major shopping centres including Jinnah Super Market, Super

Morning cigarette does most harm

Smokers who are inclined to take a few puffs soon after waking up may face an increased risk of developing lung, head and neck cancers than smokers who do it later. Joshua


Poor planning by the environment wing of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and the fast increasing number of vehicles is expected to result in the aggravation of global warming effects in Islamabad