A tribute to the Patiala Gharana

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

Have a glass of sewage water

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

NUST hosts two-day robotic conference

RAWALPINDI – The first two-day International Conference on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (ICRAI) was organized at National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (EandME).

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Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology inaugurated by Sharif

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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Students display Dengue awareness in Rawalpindi

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

Rawalpindi Ahmadis prohibited from offering Eid prayers

RAWALPINDI – The Ahmadi minority community in Rawalpindi were restricted from offering Eid prayers at Ewan-e-Tauheed located at E-Block, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi, according to Saleemuddin, spokesperson of Ahmadiyya community.

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Newborn’s kidnapped in hospitals

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 and . . . → Read More: Newborn’s kidnapped in hospitals

NAB called in on contempt of court charges

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

Hazardous bottled water

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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PIA Domestic Fares Doubled

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