Pakistan Observer


Environmentalists caution against climate disequilibrium

Islamabad—Human Resource Development Network Thursday organized pre-congress interactive talk on “Climate Change, Adaptability & Food Security” at a local hotel here on Thursday. In the pre-congress people from the UN, USAID, Ministry of Planning, Development & Reforms, Development and corporate sector experts, analysts and media attended the event. ... Friday, October 31, 2014 Details

PIMS to have bone marrow transplant centre

Islamabad—Residents of Islamabad can rejoice at the news that soon the Capital’s only state-of-the-art hospital will get Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant Centre (BMT). In this regard Minister of State for Capital Administration & Development Division Barrister Usman Ibrahim chaired a meeting and reviewed the progress over project of establishing a Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant Centre at PIMS. ... Friday, October 31, 2014 Details

We are looking forward to an early visit of Chinese President: Nisar

Islamabad— Mr. Sun Weidong, Ambassador of China to Pakistan called on Chaudry the Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan in Islamabad on Thursday. The meeting was held in a cordial and frank atmosphere. The Minister said that two countries are historically tied in bonds of friendship and have always supported each other in times of need. ... Friday, October 31, 2014 Details

NH&MP sets up ‘wake-up points’

Islamabad—After the directive by Inspector General, National Highways & Motorway Police, Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema to all Zonal Commanders (Deputy Inspectors General) to establish ‘wake-up points’ at different locations in their jurisdiction as many as 45 ‘wake-up points’ have been established at different locations on highways and motorways. ... Friday, October 31, 2014 Details

Water purification tablets for IDPs

Islamabad—Ambassador of Argentina Republic, Rodolfo J. Martin Saravia donated several boxes of “water purification tablets” with the purpose to reduce suffering of the huge number of people who have been involuntarily displaced from their homes. These tablets are meant to purify two million liters of water. ... Friday, October 31, 2014 Details

Laptops distributed at Air varsity

Islamabad—A laptop distribution ceremony was held at Air University Islamabad campus here on Thursday. The laptops were distributed under the Prime Minister Youth Laptop scheme for bright students in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC). Air Vice Marshal (Retd) Faaiz Amir, Vice Chancellor Air University in while addressing the ceremony thanked HEC for providing laptops to talented students. ... Friday, October 31, 2014 Details

President stresses unified approach towards national goals

Islamabad—President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday stressed adopting continuity and a unified approach in pursuit of national goals and priorities to put the country on path of sustainable development. Addressing the participants of 101st National Management Course here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the President called for the effective measures to improve service delivery and work for public interests to catalyze socio-economic development. ... Friday, October 31, 2014 Details

Sealing Rwp city from Moharram 6-10 decided

Rawalpindi—District administration has decided to seal Rawalpindi city from 6TH Moharram ul Haram to 10th Moharram ul Haram. Over 200 containers will be erected in Rawalpindi city during this period as part of security arrangements. Sources said Rawalpindi district administration, police and traffic police have started making fool proof security arrangements in the entire city to avert any untoward incident on the eve of Ashura. ... Thursday, October 30, 2014 Details

Evolution of local government dire need of time

Islamabad—A one day workshop on the subject of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa local government act(s) 2013 was conducted here in federal capital Islamabad by Devolution Trust for Community Empowerment (DTCE), under the Project “Citizens’” Engagement and Accountability for an Effective Local Government System” This Project is being implemented by DTCE with the support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through Citizens’ Voice Project. ... Thursday, October 30, 2014 Details

No Ebola infected case detected

Rawalpindi—The district health authority of Rawalpindi on Wednesday confirmed that no case of Ebola virus has been detected yet in the district, while the health department had been keeping vigil on the situation. Meanwhile, the Airport Administration of Benazir Bhutto International (BBI) had installed ‘Ebola detection scanner’ at the International arrival lounge to scan the in-coming passengers from rest of the world with special regard to the African countries besides USA, Canada, Saudi Arabia and UAE. ... Thursday, October 30, 2014 Details

Police display complete preparedness through flag march

Islamabad—Federal police along with contingents of Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday conducted flag march with an objective to maintaining peace and tranquility in the city during the holy month of Muharram-ul-Haram. ... Thursday, October 30, 2014 Details

Outgoing ISI DG holds farewell meeting with Interior Minister

Islamabad—Outgoing Director General Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Agency Lt General Zaheer-ul-Islam made a farewell call on Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan here on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said that ISI, being the premier intelligence agency of the country, is playing a vital role in safeguarding the strategic interests of the country. ... Thursday, October 30, 2014 Details

Lights out of order

Islamabad—Citizens have protested against out of order street lights from Islamabad to Bhara Kahu and Murree Road. ... Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Details

Women Parliamentarians to take lead in promoting child immunization

Islamabad—In a high profile meeting of the Women’s Parliamentary Caucus held in the Parliament House today decided to take a lead in improving the current situation of Polio and Immunization in the country. This is high time for women to play their defining role in protecting our generations from paralysis, said Minister of State for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar while chairing the meeting. ... Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Details


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