Pakistan Observer


Women to be protected from all kinds of violence

Islamabad—Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Government is committed to emancipate women and protect them from all kinds of exploitation and violence. He said that in his message on the International Day for elimination of violence against women being commemorated throughout the world on 25th November. ... Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Details

NA body resents demolishing of Cabins

Islamabad—The National Assembly Special Committee on allotment of Cabins by CDA meeting under the chairmanship of Dr Ibad expressed grave concern that 485 kiosk were demolished in Islamabad without any justification which caused huge resentment among the legal cabin Allotees as it was the only bread & butter for their families. ... Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Details

Three students injured

Rawalpindi—At least three students sustained severe wounds when motorcyclists rammed into them while performing one-wheeling in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. ... Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Details

Bio-metric attendance machine launched

Islamabad—National Book foundation (NBF) under its visionary Managing Director Prof Dr Inamul Haq Javed has adopted a corporate culture of doing things efficiently. A number of NBF outlets across the country have been upgraded with new catalogues of books for guidance and facilitation of the customers. ... Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Details

Students of Haripur University visit Aiwan-i-Quaid

Islamabad—A 40-member delegation comprising students of Islamic and Religious Studies Department, University of Haripur visited the Aiwan-i-Quaid, today. The delegation on study visit to Islamabad, was led by head of department Prof. Dr. Abdul Mohmail. ... Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Details

Govt committed to make Pakistan a safer place: Pervaiz

Islamabad—Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid said that the government was committed to make Pakistan a more safe and secure country not only for ourselves but for the entire world. ... Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Details

Transporters protest

Rawalpindi/Islamabad—Administrations in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad have started imponding papers of public transport to utilize the vehicles during election duty for the transportation of election staff and polling material. ... Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Details

PMDC agrees to register Cuban graduates

Islamabad—The management committee of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to issue full registration to Cuban graduates for one year subject to provision of an affidavit. ... Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Details

Lack of funds hampers checking of illegal fishing

Islamabad—Due to lack of staff and required equipment, Fisheries Department of Islamabad Capital Territory is facing problems to effectively control illegal fishing at the Rawal Lake. Talking to APP Deputy Director of the Fisheries Department Ishtiaq Ahmed said that despite lack of staff,his department has been doing its best to control illegal hunting.To a question,he said the department was regularly conducting raids to check the illegal activity and during past one month about two hundred net were confiscated. ... Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Details

PML-N leading local bodies’ polls race in Capital

Islamabad—Although Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has twice won the seat from Islamabad’s NA-48 constituency, yet in the upcoming local bodies’ elections, which are only 4-day away, voters have already tilted towards the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). ... Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Details

President calls for effective redressal of public grievances

Islamabad—President Mamnoon Hussain says the government has taken fresh steps to ensure speedy and inexpensive justice to the people. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of the two-day Asian Ombudsman Association conference in Islamabad on Tuesday. ... Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Details

Murder or suicide?

Rawalpindi—Body of a nursing student on Monday was recovered from Urology ward of Benazir Bhutto Hospital. Police was yet to determine whether the case was a suicide incident or a murder. Fourth year nursing student’s body was shifted to DHQ. ... Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Details

Govt working hard to eliminate polio

Islamabad—President Mamnoon Hussain Monday said that the government was working hard to eliminate polio from the country and expressed his optimism that Pakistan would soon be able to eradicate polio virus from its soil. ... Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Details

Workshop on financial management

Islamabad—Faculty Development Academy (FDA), the training wing of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Islamabad (CIIT) organized its sixth 3-day workshop on ‘Financial Management’. The workshop was sixth in a series of seven workshops sponsored by the HEC’s Modern governance Program of ‘Indigenous on Campus Trainings’. ... Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Details