Pakistan Observer

Karachi

KU extends date for BA, BCom exam forms

Karachi—The University of Karachi (KU) has extended the date for the submission of annual examination forms without late fee till December 5, 2014 for B.A., B.Com. Private, BOL and Improvement of Division. According to KU Director Examinations Prof. Dr. Arshad Azmi, the examination forms for B.A. can be submitted with Rs 3,075 fee for first/ final year, and with Rs 5,500 for combined, while the forms for B.Com can be submitted with Rs 3,900 fee for first/ final year and with Rs 6,900 for combined. ... Monday, November 24, 2014 Details

Symposium on endourology and minimal invasive surgery

Karachi—Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) will organise a symposium on “endourology and minimal invasive surgery (MIS)” at its premises here on Tuesday. A press release of SIUT said that internationally renowned surgeon Professor Prokar Das Gupta from Guy’s Hospital, King’s College London UK, Professor Shamim Khan of Guy’s & St. Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust London UK, and Professor Matin Sheriff of Medway NHS Foundation Trust, Kent UK will be delivering their expert lectures on minimal invasive surgery (MIS) and infectious diseases. ... Monday, November 24, 2014 Details

Police detain 18 suspects of MQM’s campaign attack

Karachi—At least eight more suspects behind the attack on Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) membership campaign have been detained Sunday by police in Orangi Town Karachi. Following MQM’s complaint, Orangi police have filed a case under the act of counter terrorism and attempted murder. ... Monday, November 24, 2014 Details

One out of ten persons in Pakistan suffering from Diabetes

Karachi—One out of ten persons in Pakistan would have diabetes. This was stated by Diabetic Association of Pakistan (DAP) Secretary General, International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Honorary President, Diabetes in Asia Study Group (DASG) founder President and World Health Organization (WHO) Director for Collaborating Centre for Diabetes Prof A. Samad Shera while speaking at a seminar held here to mark World Diabetes Day on Sunday. ... Monday, November 24, 2014 Details

IGP orders to strengthen security around minorities’ worship places

Karachi—Inspector General of Police, Sindh, Ghulam Haider Jamali has sought a report from DIG Hyderabad regarding the incident of torching a temple at Tando Muhammad Khan. He has also ordered to strengthen the security around worship places and residential areas of Hindu community, said a statement issued here on Sunday. ... Monday, November 24, 2014 Details

CM asks NHA to repair bypass at Thehri

Karachi—Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has directed Works & Services Department to take up the issue of unrepaired portion of National Highway bypass near Therhi, Khairpur with National Highway Authority to get it repaired because road accidents have become order of the day there. He has observed that the portion of bypass road is dilapidated and heavy traffic has developed craters. Therefore, most of the vehicles flipped there and then turn turtle. ... Monday, November 24, 2014 Details

DAP, WHO observe World Diabetes Day

Karachi—The Diabetic Association of Pakistan (DAP) and WHO Collaborating Centre, Karachi have chalked out an elaborate programme to celebrate World Diabetes Day (WDD) today. Secretary General, Diabetic Association of Pakistan and Honorary President, International Diabetes Federation, Prof. A Samad Shera, sharing details of the daylong WDD activities said it would comprise two sessions, focussed on specific target groups. ... Sunday, November 23, 2014 Details

IG for improved security around Hindu temples

Karachi—The Inspector General of Police Sindh, Ghulam Hyder Jamali has directed DIGs of different ranges/zones and District SSsP to beef-up security arrangements at areas inhabited by members of the Hindu community. ... Sunday, November 23, 2014 Details

Ebad calls for funds, land for BBSUL in Hawke’s Bay scheme

Karachi—Sindh Governor Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan has urged the provincial government to consider the request by the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari, (BBSUL) for additional funds and allotment of land in the Hawke’s Bay Scheme to enable the university to expand and set up its academic and residential facilities. The Sindh Governor, who is also the Chancellor of the BBSUL, was presiding over the first meeting of the Senate of the university. ... Sunday, November 23, 2014 Details

CM directs IG to probe

Karachi—The Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Qaim Ali Shah has directed Inspector General of Police to appoint a senior police officer, in consultation with mother of Suleman Lashari, to investigate into the murder case. Refuting the allegation of Mrs Erum Naz, mother of Suleman Lashari, she leveled in a press conference held at the Karachi Press Club yesterday (Thursday), the CM said “I have nothing to do with the investigation.” ... Saturday, November 22, 2014 Details

Int’l conference on challenges of transition in social sciences

Karachi—University of Karachi Faculty of Social Sciences in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad is organizing a two-day International Conference on, “The Challenges of Transition in Social Sciences” to be held on December 02-03, 2014 at the Arts Auditorium, University of Karachi. ... Saturday, November 22, 2014 Details

PTI show in Larkana was flopped: PPP

Karachi—Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Sindh chapter General Secretary Senator Taj Haider and Senator Saeed Ghani said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf (PTI) Khan show in Larkana was miserably a flop show that could not appeal the people of Sindh whose political maturity was beyond question and the people of Larkana had rejected him. The Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf Chairman had made so many boastful claims about his so-called historic public gathering in Larkana but the attendance that revolved around 10000 was a candid manifest that the majority of those who attended his gathering were brought from other parts of the country. ... Saturday, November 22, 2014 Details

Research paper presented at Hamdard research seminar

Karachi—Hamdard College of Medicine & Dentistry, Hamdard University has organized one day Annual Students Research Seminar on November 19, 2014 at Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Hamdard University, Madinat al-Hikmah, Karachi in which the fourth year MBBS students presented 11 research papers on various important health related topics. ... Saturday, November 22, 2014 Details

Special desk on children’s issues set up at Commissioner Office

Karachi—A special desk has been set up at the Rescue-1299, Commissioner Office, to deal with child abuse and other complaints. Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui announced the establishment of the desk at a ceremony held in connection with International Children’s Day at the Commissioner Office. Speaking at the ceremony, he said that parents and children themselves can get complaints registered at the desk related to any problems faced by them. He assured that prompt action will be taken on the complaints, and assistance will also be extended in the registration of FIRs. ... Saturday, November 22, 2014 Details

MQM demands ban on JI for supporting ISIS

Karachi—Mutahhida Qaumi Movement (MQM) member provincial assembly (MPA) Kamran Akhtar while speaking on the floor of the Sindh Assembly demanded the Sindh government to impose ban on all those parties that were supporting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) especially the Jamaat-e Islami Pakistan. He said the walls of the city were hugely painted with the graffiti about the ISIS and the situation was fast being expanded and the terrorists were now joining the ISIS with a rapid pace and in large number. ... Thursday, November 20, 2014 Details

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