Daily Archives: February 11, 2009

Music relieves chronic pain, depression 1

Associated Press of Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Listening to music helps relieve pain in people who suffer from chronic arthritis or other conditions. Researchers from Ohio found that when patients with chronic pain listened to music for an hour everyday for a week, their levels of pain, depression and disability declined, BBC […]

Islamabad Monkey Spot: a heaven for nature, animal lovers

By Saadia Khalid Situated almost one kilometre from Marghazar Zoo towards Daman-e-Koh, a newly-established ‘Monkey Spot’ has become a major attraction for visitors, especially children, who enjoy feeding them in an entirely natural environment. Constructed a few months ago by the Capital Development Authority (CDA), the point has been developed […]

British Council team meets chairperson Higher Education Commission of Pakistan 1

A five-member delegation of the British Council (BC) met with Adviser to Prime Minister and Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairperson Shehnaz Wazir Ali and HEC Executive Director Prof. Sohail H. Naqvi regarding the issues of higher education in Pakistan. Begum Shehnaz Wazir Ali after welcoming the delegation appreciated the steps […]