Tag: Abdul Qadir Qureshi

Plea to stop maltreatment of PIA retirees

Plea to stop maltreatment of PIA retirees

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) A former General Manager of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has urged the Prime Minister to take action on maltreatment with the retired employees by the national airline. The national airline has…

Adab-o-Kutub Khana-15 published

Adab-o-Kutub Khana-15 published

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) The 15th edition of Adab-o-Kutub Khana has been published by the Bazm-e-Akram during the first month of the current year (2021) and its being delivered to its various contributors and subscribers…

Timely PLISJ publication despite COVID-19

Timely PLISJ publication despite COVID-19

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) The Pakistan Library and Information Science Journal (PLISJ), a quarterly publication of the Library Promotion Bureau (LPB), arrived in time once more even though life and businesses were affected due to…

Major library events planned in 2021

Major library events planned in 2021

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) As the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions are being eased by the authorities in Pakistan, the National Library Association (NLA) has chalked out major events which it has planned to hold during the…

JTECH 2021 on February 26, 27

JTECH 2021 on February 26, 27

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) The department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the Jinnah University for Women (JUW) in Karachi will be organizing an event by the name of JTECH at their campus, located…

DS Railways highlights KPT connectivity

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) The newly appointed divisional superintendent of Karachi, Muhammad Hanif Gul, has pointed out that the completion of the KPT-Railways connectivity project would not only bring an economic boon for Pakistan Railways…

Hanif Gul takes over as DS Railways Karachi

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) The newly appointed Divisional Superintendent Karachi Railway Division, Muhammad Hanif Gul has taken over the charge of Divisional Superintendent Karachi, replacing Arshad Salam Khattak who has been transferred to the Railways…

AKU wins Rs 14.5 million grant

Pakistan faces acute shortage of diabetes specialists

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) AKUs Centre for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research (CRM) has won Rs 14.5 million grant to develop new, targeted therapies for a common form of blood cancer in adults, Philadelphia…

Railways Minister visits QICT, PIBT

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) The Federal Minister for Railways, Muhammad Azam Khan Swati, visited the Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT), a major container loading and unloading facility, under the auspices of the Dubai Port World…

Railways minister visits KPT, Wazir Mansion

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) “The establishment of a marshalling yard in Wazir Mansion will prove immeasurably beneficial. The facility, if constructed, will be advantageous in terms of significantly enhancing port efficiency, drastically declining turnaround time…

AKU nurses, midwives steal limelight

AKU nurses, midwives steal limelight

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) Eight Pakistani nurses and midwives have been honoured in the global 2020 100 Outstanding Women Nurses and Midwives. All eight nurses and midwives from Pakistan happen to be faculty or alumni…

Mayar-e-Zindagi launched at KPC

Mayar-e-Zindagi launched at KPC

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) The Literary Committee of the Karachi Press Club, one of the iconic institutions of the country, organized the launching ceremony of Asma Hassans recently published book Mayar-e-Zindagi at its own purpose-built…

Karachi-Mirpurkhas Mehran Express resumed

Karachi-Mirpurkhas Mehran Express resumed

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi (Pakistan News & Features Services) Pakistan Railways, in view of the public demand, has resumed the operations of the Karachi-Hyderabad-Mirpurkhas Mehran Express from City Railway station Karachi on December 20. Sabir Qaimkhani, a federal lawmaker from…