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September 24, 2018 12:00 AM ILM Trust, UMT elects new President, Chairman

Lahore: A meeting of the Board of Trustees of ILM Trust was held at UMT that unanimously announced the appointment of Ibrahim Hasan Murad as the executive president of ILM Trust and UMT Board of Governors, besides appointing Dr Ahmad Omar as the chairman and Farooq Salman as the vice chairman of the trust. The meeting was convened in the wake of sudden

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM Citizens complain of staff shortage at PIMS emergency

ISLAMABAD: Citizens have complained about shortage of medical and paramedical staff to handle patients at the emergency department of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS). According to them, attendants have to wait for hours to get serious patients admitted to the emergency as the existing paramedical staff is not sufficient to handle the patients 3

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Fesco spending millions of rupees every year to purchase safety gadgets’

FAISALABAD: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) Mujahid Islam Billah on Monday said the Fesco was for the first time obtaining services of a psychologist. Addressing a safety seminar at the Wapda Engineering Academy (WEA), jointly arranged by the Fesco’s first and second circles here, he said although uninterrupted 4

September 20, 2018 12:00 AM 27 drown as riverboat capsizes in DR Congo

MBANDAKA, DR Congo: At least 27 people drowned and others were presumed dead after a riverboat capsized on a tributary of the Congo River in northern DR Congo, a local official said on Wednesday. "We pulled 27 bodies from the Mongala river after the craft capsized overnight," provincial governor Alpha Belo-Ngwata told AFP. "Other bodies are still underwater 8

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM Muharramul Haram: PIMS, allied hospitals to remain on high alert

Islamabad: Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad and allied hospitals in Rawalpindi would be on high alert on 9thand 10th of Muharram-ul-Haraam, Thursday and Friday to provide medical cover to public and to deal with any bigger emergency if needed. The filter clinics of the hospital would receive new patients as the outpatient department 2

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM One killed, eight injured in Balakot road accident

MANSEHRA: A man was killed and eight others sustained injuries when a jeep plunged into a ravine in Satbanni area of Balakot on Sunday. The jeep, on way to Balakot from Satbanni, went out of control in a sharp turn, skidded off the road and fell into the ravine. The locals rushed to scene and shifted the injured to the hospital in Balakot where doctors 2

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM 20 injured as train derails near Attock

ATTOCK: At least 20 passengers were injured after nine wagons of the Peshawar-bound Khushhal Express derailed between Attock and Mianwali on Sunday, a spokesperson for Pakistan Railways told the Geo News. The Rail traffic was suspended after the incident which took place between the Sohan Bridge and Makhad Road railway stations. The spokesperson confirmed 4

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM VW in talks on car standards

HAMBURG/PARIS: Germany’s Volkswagen is in talks with other carmakers to set common standards for self-driving vehicle technology, Automotive News reported. The Volkswagen Group is discussing the initiative with more than 15 potential partners, according to the report, which cited an anonymous company executive. It did not identify any of the other companies 4

September 15, 2018 12:00 AM Three of a family killed in Hangu accident

HANGU: Three members of a family were killed and another sustained injuries in a road accident on the Kohat-Peshawar Road Friday. They said that four members of a family were on the way to the Bacha International Airport to receive a pilgrim when their vehicle turned turtled on the Kohat- Peshawar Road. As a result, Najeeb Gul, 62, Umar Habib, 24, and a woman 3

September 11, 2018 12:00 AM FIA summons SEPCO officers for probe into Rs 503m scam

SUKKUR: The FIA Sukkur summoned SEPCO officials on Wednesday in connection with the probe into Rs503 million scam. Those summoned for investigations include Acting Revenue Officer Mushtaq Ahmed Memon and Billing Supervisor Muhammed Ayoub Shaikh. The FIA had raided the SEPCO Revenue Office, Khairpur, on September 6, and took into custody billing and revenue