Islamabad

City to get art village soon

Promotion of art and traditional handicrafts will certainly add colour to the unique character of Islamabad. The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is taking concrete steps to promote traditional art and handicrafts in

10 outlaws held, stolen goods, arms seized

The capital police have arrested 10 outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered looted items, 27 bottles o liquor, drugs and pistols. According to details, Assistant Sub Inspector Sohail Akram

‘State policies pushed Pakistan into crises’

Experts on Monday said inequality, energy crisis and poor governance threatened stability and security of the country, while social justice and pro-poor governance were must for a peaceful and prosperous future. Centre

Communicable diseases straining health system

The regularly occurring communicable disease outbreaks put substantial stress on the resource compromised national health system, said health experts on Monday. They emphasised the need to collaborate in establishing an integrated approach

AIOU to attract highly qualified teachers

The regional directors’ conference of the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) concluded here on Monday. The participants discussed university’s achievements, targets, planning and development. All the regional directors of the university from

Nature preserved for knowledge sharing

To collect, identify and preserve natural history to develop a reference collection of plants, animals, rocks, minerals and fossils found in Pakistan, meant for serving as repository of all ‘type specimens’, the

CDA fails to run sewage treatment plant

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has failed to successfully implement the sewerage treatment plant project resulting in huge losses to the civic body. Many sectors and housing societies located in Sector E-11

Protest jams capital roads

Hundreds of furious protesters blocked the main arteries of the city, linking Islamabad with Rawalpindi and Murree, against the non-availability of public transport and suspension of CNG to stations. The protest call

Vegetable prices shoot up at Sunday bazaars

The prices of vegetables have gone up at the city’s Sunday bazaars when compared with the previous week. This Sunday, the prices of onion, potatoes, ladyfinger, pumpkin, green chilli, garlic, ginger and

Disabled man braves life on his own

The government has not introduced any solid laws to protect the rights of people with disabilities and to facilitate them, due to which they continuously battle exclusion and restriction to their full

Mansoor Rahi celebrates 74th birthday

Mansoor Rahi, a noted painter celebrated his 74th birthday here on Sunday, with his students, gallery owners and some art lovers. He surprised the gathering when he told that it had been

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