Islamabad articles

ANP’s shallow, promotional politics

The politics pursued by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa based Awami National Party (ANP) are reflective of the party’s stance of not paying attention to public grievances while vigorously pulling ego-driven and hollow “stunts”

FDE reopens schools for 4 days

Parents and their children on Friday expressed their dismay over the non-issuance of a notification by the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) to extend summer vacations until Eidul Fitr. FDE instead issued

AIOU geared up to celebrate Independence Day

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will hold Independence Day celebrations with traditional zeal and fervour on August14, 2011 at the university auditorium. The university staff and children from the university’s colony will

Wait over for Inter students

The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) on Friday announced results of the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) Part-11 examinations with an overall passing percentage of 75.76. As many as

Saifuddin Qawal performs in Tunisia

Najamuddin Saifuddin Qawal visited Tunisia from August 8 to 11 to participate in a programme on ‘Sufi Music from the Muslim World’ arranged by the Tunisian television to mark the month of

ATC accepts Anjum Aqeel’s bail plea

The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday accepted the bail plea of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Anjum Aqeel in a fraud case. Special Judge Central Syed Akhlaq Husain Shah granted bail in

Accused NUST employees granted four-day remand

The court of a civil judge in Islamabad on Thursday granted a four-day physical remand to four officials of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) for their alleged involvement in

Addicts on the high

Pupils dilated until the whites of their eyes can’t be seen, sprawled on roadsides, itchy and malnourished – drug addicts are not hard to pin, and have of late become an alarmingly

Counterfeit, smuggled tobacco cost govt Rs 55bn

Ineffective writ of the government has resulted in the flourishing of the counterfeit and smuggled tobacco products’ business, while the evasion of duties and taxes by illegal cigarette manufacturers has cost the

Uks promotes public discourse on media

Uks Research Centre organised a one-day consultative meeting titled ‘Promoting Public Discourse on Media Content in Pakistan’ as part of its ongoing project with the National Endowment of Democracy (NED) at a

IIUI celebrates 64th Independence Day

Celebrations for the 64th Independence Day were held at the central library of the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) on Thursday. The IIUI rector presided over the ceremony, while Dawah Academy Director