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2014-04-16 23:04:19

Dr. Veronica Carey, PhD, CPRP, helps Pakistan’s The Recovery House Become a psychiatric rehabilitation model service. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Dr. Veronica Carey, PhD, CPRP, Chair of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association’s (PRA) Academy of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery (the Academy), and her colleague, Dr. Barbara Granger, PhD, CPRP, Granger Consultation Services, traveled to Pakistan for a two week consultation with The Recovery House, a non-profit...

2010-05-05 11:13:00

In the news release, "flydubai Announces City of Lights, Karachi as Next Destination" issued on 5 May 201013:31 GMT, by flydubai over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the ninth paragraph should have contained the following flight time information: FZ333 will depart Dubai from Sunday to Thursday at 0815hrs and arrive in Karachi at 1125hrs. The return flight, FZ334, will leave at 1210hrs arriving in Dubai at 1320hrs local time. On Fridays and Saturdays...

2010-05-05 08:31:00

DUBAI, U.A.E., May 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- flydubai, Dubai's first low cost airline, is continuing the rapid expansion of its network with the announcement of flights to Karachi, Pakistan's largest city and financial capital. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100503/389660 ) Today's announcement is the sixth new route announcement within a span of four weeks, bringing flydubai's growing route network to an impressive 19 destinations. Pakistan is home to many of...

2010-04-21 10:19:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Syed Mustafa Kamal, Mayor of Karachi, will talk about how his Administration has analyzed the challenges that Karachi faces, how his team developed a Strategic Plan and a vision for Karachi and how he led the city to compete in the global arena at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference, at 3:00 PM on Monday, May 3 in Lisagor Room, the National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC. (Logo:...

2009-06-01 10:58:00

Roshan, Cisco, the Government of Afghanistan, The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, the French Medical Institute for Children, Aga Khan Health Services and the Bamyan Provincial Hospital Team up to Expand Healthcare Access by Linking Afghan Hospitals to International Medical Institutions KABUL and BAMYAN, Afghanistan, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Roshan, the leading telecom operator in Afghanistan, today announced the expansion of its first-of-its-kind Telemedicine solution in Afghanistan...

2008-10-12 03:00:17

Text of report by Karachi-based private Pakistani channel Geo TV website on 12 October Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday said power and energy was most critical for economic development of the country and directed swift measures to end load shedding and power shortages on war footing. During a detailed presentation on "International Competitive Bidding for New IPP and Rental Power Projects on Fast Track" the President asked the Ministry and Planning Commission to consider...

2008-10-07 12:00:35

Precept Productions' Shoieb Yunus, Managing Director and Filmmaker, and Jawad Qureshi, Executive Producer, of their newest film, "Streets of Karachi," will attend MIPCOM in Cannes, France next week to promote their film. To set a meeting with them, please email bizdev@preceptglobalaccess.com. "Our film, 'Street of Karachi' is ready for worldwide distribution, and we are meeting with distribution companies and DVD producers from all over the world at MIPCOM," remarked Shoieb Yunus. Precept...

2008-10-03 06:00:02

Text of report by Karachi-based private Pakistani channel Geo TV website on 3 October Islamabad: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Interior, Rehman Malik has said that war against extremists will go on until the elimination of militants from the country. In an interview with a local TV channel, Rehman Malik said government was undaunted and war on terror would continue until militants are either killed or forced to flee Pakistan. "There is no other option," Malik said. He said: "We will...

2008-09-23 15:00:23

According to Oman News: Air Blue, a private firm from Pakistan, which launched today its direct flight to Muscat, will operate three weekly flights from Lahore to Muscat Sarosh Bhatti, Marketing Manger, Air Blue said, "MuscatLahore flights aimed at serving the growing number of passengers between the Sultanate and Pakistan and pointed out that the company will increase the number of flights to Muscat during the coming period."The company is planning to expand the destinations by adding two...

2008-09-17 09:00:19

At 1400 gmt on 16 September Pakistan's Geo TV News carried live its regularly scheduled "Capital Talk" program relayed from the channel's Islamabad studio. Prominent Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir is the host of the popular talk show in Pakistan. The guests were Retired Lt. Gen. Talat Masood, prominent defense analyst; Tariq Fatmi, former Pakistan ambassador to United States; Yousuf Nazar, prominent economist and columnist, who joins discussion via video link in Karachi; Retired Lt. Gen....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.