Pindi-Islamabad Metro bus to be launched in November
City ReporterIslamabad—The CDA’s much awaited Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus project will be launched in November for which Rs 30 billion had been allocated by the federal government, a senior official of CDA said on Wednesday.
CDA Traffic Engineering Director Azam Lodhi while talking to mediamen, said the Asian Development Bank’s Cities Development Initiative Asia (CDIA) department, has already completed the pre- feasibility study of the project.
PU delegation visits FJWU
Staff ReporterRawalpindi—Delegation from University of the Punjab visited Fatima Jinnah Women University on Wednesday. Ms. Ushba Ismail, Assistant Professor, Communication and Media Studies Department welcomed the delegation. The students belonged to the Mass Communication Department. Placement Officer, Ms. Humaira Saadia, briefed the delegation about the academic and research programs and told them about history, academic achievements and the recent developments at the University.
She also briefed them about the goals, functions, achievements and future endeavors of the University.
Musical night enthralls audience
City ReporterIslamabad—A musical night based on mystic poetry was arranged by Rawalpindi Arts Council at its auditorium in which renowned singers of the country Qurban Niazi, Nida Faiz and Shahenshah Niazi enthralled the audience of twin cities. Member Punjab Assembly Raja Muhammad Hanif Advocate along with Naheed Manzoor honored the ceremony as chief guest.
Capital to have five-screen cinema soonIslamabad—The five screen cinema in newly established multi-storey mall Centaurus would be opened soon for providing quality entertainment to the audience of federal capital.
The capital city had no cinema after the closure of Nafdec I, Nafdec II and Melody and the entertainment lovers had no option to enjoy their weekends with silver screen experience, except visiting Cinepax in Rawalpindi.
MRI may help find infection from tainted injectionSOME people who received potentially contaminated steroid injections may benefit from a MRI to check for signs of infection, a new study suggests - even if they don’t have obvious symptoms.
Researchers screened 172 people who had been injected with methylprednisolone from a New England Compounding Center (NECC) lot tied to meningitis and fungal infections, and found abnormal test results for 36 of them. That included 13 people who had no new or worsening symptoms, such as pain and weakness near the injection site.