The Shahnaz Sheikh Hockey Stadium in Rawalpindi will be ready to host international tournaments by the end of this year when an astrotruf and a pavilion will be constructed.
Talking to APP, Olympian Shahnaz Sheikh, who is also the national team coach, said the Punjab government . . . → Read More: New National Hockey Stadium to be completed soon
It was a memorable evening. The hall was packed to capacity with music buffs, diplomats, intellectuals and elite of the twin cities. Some were busy in taking photographs with one of the living legends of the subcontinent’s classical music, annoying those who had come to enjoy the evening . . . → Read More: A tribute to the Patiala Gharana
College students in the garrison city are being forced to drink water tainted with sewage, contaminated due to a faulty sewerage system which has been mixing effluent with the water supply lines in at least eight colleges of Rawalpindi.
A letter available with Dawn reveals that the education department has asked the provincial building department . . . → Read More: Have a glass of sewage water
By Mudassir Raja
RAWALPINDI: Completed at the cost of Rs3.6 billion, the Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC) was formally inaugurated on Tuesday. The 272-bed cardiology hospital that took two years to be constructed was opened for public by the Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif at an elaborate ceremony held for the purpose.
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Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Wednesday arranged poster exhibition to create awareness among people of dengue virus. More than 50 students from government schools and colleges participated in the exhibition and displayed their posters that informed people about the precautionary measures. In all the posters, the students emphasised on making one’s house and street clean . . . → Read More: Students display Dengue awareness in Rawalpindi
Cases of infants being taken away from hospitals — in some cases by persons seeking to adopt a child — have occurred before. Such cases have taken place in Rawalpindi, Multan, Lahore and in other cities. What is disturbing, however, is that no effort has been made to get to the bottom of these cases . . . → Read More: Newborn’s kidnapped in hospitals
While hearing a contempt petition on Monday, the Lahore Hight Court sought replies from the National Accountability Bureau, Rawalpindi, to explain its failure in holding an inquiry into an alleged embezzlement case.
The contempt petition was filed against NAB for not probing the alleged embezzlement in the illegal sales of properties of Pakistani embassies in . . . → Read More: NAB called in on contempt of court charges
Around seven brands of bottled water contained hazardous amount of arsenic, a major cause of cancer and kidney diseases, revealed a a study by Pakistan Council for Research in Water resources (PCRWR) on Wednesday.
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The National flag carrier, PIA has doubled its fares for its domestic flights, what the insiders termed a way, to open the window for the other airlines to make their business flourished on said routes, a travel agent seeking anonymity said on Tuesday.
New fares would be applicable from November 1, 2011 and a circular . . . → Read More: PIA Domestic Fares Doubled