Rahul Basharat

  • ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam said that Global Climate Summit COP26 acknowledged Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Green Vision to tackle the climate change challenge. Addressing a press conference on Pakistan’s participation in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training (FEPT) has formed a committee to implement the Single National Curriculum (SNC), The Nation learnt on Wednesday. The committee has also been given the Terms of References (ToRs) to evolve consensus and draft guidelines for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) on Monday expressed concern over mismanagement in MDCAT and demanded implementation of merit in MDCAT and National Licensing Exam (NLE).  The central council of PMA said that affairs of PMC, MDCAT and NLE were discussed at large. The Central ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The District Administration on Saturday inaugurated anti-measles and rubella prevention campaign to immunise around 700,000 children in the city. The inauguration ceremony was held at Mass Vaccination Center and attended by DC Islamabad Hamza Shafqaat and District Health Officer Zaeem ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) on Friday launched a countrywide campaign to immunise more than 90 million children against measles and rubella. The nationwide campaign will target children aged 9 months to 15 years, while children age up to 5 will also ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) top scientist in collaboration with National Institute of Health (NIH) and Chinese scientists have reported the largest genomic and epidemiological data of coronavirus COVID-19 in the country.The data reveals initial introductions and transmission of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad Health Regulatory Authority (IHRA) has received more than 150 complaints through the Prime Minister’s Performance Delivery Unit (PMDU) since its inception and has resolved all.The performance document of the IHRA said that the body has received 155 complaints ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Folk artists will entertain citizens at Sindh Pavilion with musical show in ongoing Lok Mela today.According to the details released by the Lok Virsa, folk artists of Sindh will present a musical show on the fifth day of the annual Lok Mela organised by Lok Virsa. Musical night of folk ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on National Health Services (NHS) on Wednesday recommended blacklisting the company that conducted the MDCAT.The meeting of the NA committee on health was held here under the chairmanship of Member National Assembly (MNA) Khalid Hussain ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Director General (DG) of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi called on Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam in Glasgow city, where both sides discussed various areas of cooperation for promotion of nuclear energy as ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam said on Monday lives and livelihoods in the Asia region are acutely exposed to the exacerbating risk of flooding caused due to climate change. However, concerted and joint action is urgently needed to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training (FE&PT) Shafqat Mahmood on Saturday urged the heads of higher education institutions to focus on imparting education based on skill development to prepare students for national and international job markets.He made these ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Around 27 million youth are unemployed in the country and face lack of opportunities, while the Covid-19 pandemic has further increased the economic challenge, said the UNDP National Human Development (NHD) report. The report said that there are as many as 27 ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) is likely to get its Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine in the first week of December this year with a delay of 60 days, The Nation learnt on Thursday.Hospital Director Dr. Ejaz Qadeer informed the Senate body on health that the MRI ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services (NHS) on Wednesday expressed resentment over the MDCAT test conducted by TEPS and summoned the president of Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) and officials of the TEPS Company to brief the committee within a week. The Senate body ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The dengue cases in capital on Tuesday observed a surge as 56 patients were admitted in Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS).According to PIMS spokesperson Dr. Mubashir Daha, the hospital currently has 56 patients and in the last 24 hours, 10 patients recovered and were ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The difference of basic pay between Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) and Polyclinic doctors has resulted in delay in release of Covid-19 risk allowance, The Nation learnt on Monday. The finance department, in its letter has sought clarification from the ministry of National ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) on Saturday announced that 100 million people in the country have been administered the Covid-19 vaccine. In a statement issued here, referring to the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on NHS Dr Faisal Sultan, said that government ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Senate Standing Committee of Federal Education and Professional Training (FE&PT) on Friday directed the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to provide it the audit reports of public sector universities. Meeting of the senate body was held here under the chairmanship of Senator ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Patients, students and commuters entering the capital from Rawalpindi from the junction of Faizabad on Friday suffered all day due to blocking of roads.Hundreds of commuters faced hurdles in reaching their educational institutions, hospitals, and offices due to diversions announced by ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Health Services (NHS) Dr. Faisal Sultan on Thursday inaugurated the 150-bed extension project of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Maternal Child Healthcare Center (MCH) Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The project is ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) and International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) students on Thursday protested against fee hike by the administration and demanded its withdrawal.Dozens of FUUAST students gathered outside its Islamabad campus and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Students of International Islamic University (IIUI) on Wednesday protested against fee hike and demanded to reduce it.A number of students gathered at university against 5 per cent increase in fee and stopped the academic activities there. Protesting students said increase in fees ...

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  • Islamabad - The Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) in its decision declared the awarding of MDCAT to private company by Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) as violation of its rules.Eleven pages of written decision on MDCAT examinations and contract papers was issued which declared PMC ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Monday suggested the Capital Development Authority (CDA) make rainwater tanks compulsory for new housing schemes to improve groundwater aquifers in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT). This was said in a consultative meeting on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Speakers on Saturday said halting legislation on outlawing forced conversions is a regression of democracy and human rights. Speaking at a press conference held under the aegis of PCMR and CSJ, Justice (R) Nasira Iqbal, Khawar Mumtaz, Fatima Atif, Advocate Kalpana Devi, Michelle ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  Senate sub-committee on Federal Education and Professional Training (FEPT) on Friday expressed dissatisfaction over implementation status of the inquiry report of the International Islamic University (IIU) murder case.  The committee found contradictions in the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Thursday announced that Pakistan would bring down the national carbon emissions by 50 per cent by year 2030 from the current levels. While addressing a press conference here, the SAPM said that the goal of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) on Wednesday wrote letters to Director General (DG) World Health Organization (WHO) and Secretary General (SG) World Medical Association (WMA) requesting them to play their role in resolving the vaccination issue of people travelling abroad. The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training (FEPT) on Monday approved ‘The University of Engineering and Emerging Technology Bill, 2020’ with amendments despite opposition members dissenting note. The ...

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