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Asma Rani case: Man sentenced to death for killing medical student

PESHAWAR: A district and sessions court on Friday handed the death sentence to the main accused in the Asma Rani murder case. District and Sessions Judge Ashfaq Taj announced this verdict after examining evidence and hearing arguments of both prosecution

Pakistan urges ICRC to set up medical corridor in held Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan handed over dossier to International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to set up an international humanitarian medical corridor to provide medical assistance to the people of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). The dossier was presented by

PMC to launch online system for medical students, doctors

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has planned to launch a fully automated online application system in March allowing medical graduates and practitioners to apply for licenses, renewals and other services. According to an official of PMC, the services would also

Scarce medical oxygen

The death of seven patients being treated for the coronavirus at one of the largest hospitals in Peshawar due to shortage of oxygen supplies is shocking and cannot be brushed aside. This a grotesque case of medical negligence and strict

Teaching activities in medical, dental colleges suspended in Punjab

LAHORE: Teaching activities in medical and dental colleges across Punjab have been suspended due to the coronavirus. According to a circular issued by the Punjab Health Department, on-campus educational activities in medical and dental colleges will be suspended from 26th

PMC issues guidelines for Cuba, Bangladesh medical graduates

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) issued the details regarding the granting of medical licenses to Pakistanis who studied on a scholarship in Cuba and Bangladesh. The PMC said that students who had obtained their medical degrees from Cuba and

Bones found in Karachi were used by medical students: Report

KARACHI: The matter of skulls and humans remains recovered from a garbage dump in Defence Housing Authority has been resolved. Medico-legal officer Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) Dr Sikandar Azam released a report saying the bones were used for “study

British-Pakistani doctor provides treatment without medication

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani doctor who has recently returned after completing his medical education in the United Kingdom is on a mission to provide treatment of various diseases without any medication. Dr Muhammad Aleem, who hails from Gujrat, has recently returned

PM reaffirms providing facilities to medical staff treating coronavirus patients

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed the government’s resolve to provide all possible facilities to medical staff who are actively engaged in treating coronavirus-affected patients across the country. Addressing a high-level meeting, the prime said Pakistan is facing different

Everything China has done so far to help Pakistan fight COVID-19

The novel coronavirus, Covid-19, emerged from the Chinese city of Wuhan and gradually spread to every single country in the world. Chinese has now effectively contained the virus due to a strict lockdown, eased restriction on movement and is now

Nawaz’s health update

There was immense political upheaval when former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif departed for London on the pretext of seeking medical treatment. Now things are about shake up after the Punjab government has given the final deadline to submit an update

Punjab govt asks Nawaz to submit medical report in three days

LAHORE: The Punjab government has demanded former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to provide the required medical reports within three days, adding that in the event of a failure to do so, the competent authority would decide whether to accept his