Islamabad articles

Sabzi Mandi police arrest 12 in raid

The Sabzi Mandi police arrested 12 men who could not produce any document for their identification during a search operation in the slums on Thursday. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Bani Amin

Smelly feet used as a trap for mosquitoes?

African scientists claim to be developing a new trap for malaria-spreading mosquitoes, using the odour of human feet to lure them in, which they say could help drastically reduce the transmission rate

ICT all set to set up Sasta Bazzars for Ramazan

The Islamabad Capital Territory’s (ICT) administration has finalised arrangements for setting up two Sasta bazaars in the month of Ramazan. Assistant Commissioner Capt (r) Faridud Din told Pakistan Today on Thursday that

‘Art for Future’ showcased

To mark the anniversary of last year’s devastating floods, the UK-based Islamic Relief organization, in collaboration with the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), organized a cultural event titled ‘Art for

NIH disease surveillance systems ineffective

As many as 15 Disease Surveillance Systems set up in the National Institute of Health (NIH) have become ‘white elephants’ for the Federal Government as the number of sufferers of the diseases

Jharoka wages war on honour killing

With an objective to sensitize the masses about the menace of ‘Karo-Karo’ (honour killing), an interactive exhibition of paintings, a 2D documentary, skits and a musical programme titled “In the name of

The Odd Couple hits Islamabad

The Odd Couple, a comedy stage play performed at an auditorium of the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), invited mixed reviews from the audience; some considered it a great source

Rain drainage system goes out of whack

A head constable died when the roof of a room in the police lines headquarters collapsed while most of the roads and streets in the federal capital and Rawalpindi were inundated after

CDA to re-auction land to nurseries

Under tremendous pressure from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is all set to re-auction the land leased out to nurseries for peanuts. CDA Chairman Imtiaz Inyat Elahi