AIOU to join Indian scouts in community work
Islamabad—Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will join hands with Indian scouts Association for undertaking community-based socio-economic development programs for their common benefit and prosperity. This was stated by the Vice Chancellor AIOU Prof. Dr. Nazir Ahmed Sangi while addressing a function held here on Saturday at AIOU’s headquarters.
The function was attended by 125-member Indian Scouts contingent.
Media main pillar of any state
Islamabad—Media has become one of the main pillars of any state and the journalists should learn and practice their skills keeping in view antiquates of journalism. This was stated by Abdul Hameed, Chairman Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) in a meeting with students of media department of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), Islamabad during their visit to PAL.
Mowahid Hussain’s book provides hope and optimism to younger generation
Islamabad—A book entitled ‘Will & Skill’ authored by Mowahid Hussain Shah was launched here on Saturday.
President of PML-Q Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain who presided over the ceremony paid tributes to Mowahid Hussain Shah for his book saying it provided hope and optimism to the younger generation.
Some support for quit-smoking alternatives
ACUPUNCTURE and hypnosis are touted as drug-free ways to help smokers kick the habit, and there is some evidence that they work, according to a new research review.
There are still plenty of questions — including exactly how effective the alternative therapies might be, and how they measure up against standard quit tactics.
But researchers say the alternatives should stand as options for smokers who want them.
The findings, reported in the American Journal of Medicine, come from a review of 14 previous clinical trials.
Inter-cousin marriages major cause of Thalassaemia
Rawalpindi—Inter cousin marriages are one of the cause of Thalassaemia, it is a crubale not terrible disease, Lt General (R) Moin Ud Di n Haider President of Pakistan Thalassemia Federation said. He was addressing 8th National Thalassemia conference held at RIPHAH International University on Al Mizan campus 274 Pesharwar road here on Saturday.
Aomg others, renowned scientist Dr Inam ur Rehman, Maj.General (R) Maqssod Anwar chairman organizing committee, Dr Yasmeen Rashid Secretary General Thalassaemia Federation of Pakistan, Dr.Anees Ahmed, Vice Chancellor RIPHAH International University.
Tomatoes effective against cancer, cardiovascular diseases
Islamabad—Tomatoes are widely available, cost-effective, and people of all ages and cultures like them.
Now, a review research has shown that eating more tomatoes and tomato products could make people healthier and slash their risk of developing killer diseases such as cancer, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease.
Qawwals, folk musicians enthrall audience
Islamabad—Popular Qawwals, folk singers and dancers enthralled the audience of twin cities here late Friday in a musical evening entitled “Sufi Night” at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA).
The musicians mesmerized the audience with “Sufi Kalam” in melodious tunes through soul-soothing verses of poetry and highlighted traditions and teachings of Sufis.
The show gave message of peace, love and harmony through combining expressions of the traditional musical heritage of the Subcontinent.