OUR STAFF REPORT

  • TLAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar visited Central Jail in Mianwali on Saturday and suspended the deputy superintendent prisons on the dereliction of duty and complaints from prisoners. The chief minister announced the payment of fine of a female prisoner. He directed the deputy ...

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  • TLahore - Meteorological department has forecast countrywide rains with snowfall over the hills during the next four days. According to the experts, a fresh westerly wave has entered western parts of the country. It is likely to grip most parts of the country on Sunday. Under the influence of this ...

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  • TLAHORE - Senior Minister Punjab Abdul Aleem Khan has approved the launching of Waste Management and Rural Sanitation Project initially for 72 villages of Punjab, two villages from each district. This was decided at a meeting in which LB secretary, director general and other officers were ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore General Hospital (LGH) has finalized arrangements for the 60th foundation day ceremony scheduled to be held on January 29. Initially on a piece of land of 256 kanals, the then First Lady Naheed Sikandar Mirza laid the foundation of Darul Falah on February 27,A 1958 where later ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Healthcare Commission has trained 31 pathologists, 8 each dental surgeons and general physicians, 164 healthcare service providers (HCSPs) and 57 lab technicians on the minimum service delivery standards (MSDS) during the last week.  The HCSPs also included 120 hakeems and ...

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  • TLAHORE - “Best result in healthcare and quality medical education can be achieved by bringing together the researches and policymakers so that research is based on need and policies are based on evidence”. This was the message by researchers, medical writers and editors at a conference ...

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  • TLAHORE - Steps are being taken to create a culture of facilitation for businesses and inspector-less regime with regard to the inspection of industries, says the provincial minister for Industries. Addressing the oath-taking ceremony of newly-elected office-bearers of all Pakistan Anjuman Tajraan, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Secretary Public Prosecution Punjab, Nadeem Aslam, has directed inquiry officers for early disposal of inquiries initiated against those prosecutors of different districts who violated the Prosecution Code of Conduct. During August 2018 to October 2018, the Directorate General Monitoring, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Mashal Model School Bari Imam becomes the crowned champions of the 4th AHC-PCB Girls’ Cricket Cup-2019, after thrashing sorry Islamabad Model School for Girls I-9/1 Islamabad by 7 wickets in the final played here at Murghzar Cricket Ground on Saturday. IMCG-I/9 won the toss and ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Hockey federation Saturday announced an 18-member squad to take part in the FIH Pro League after the conclusion of the two-day trials at National Hockey Stadium. The trials were watched by the national selection committee comprising Islahuddin Siddiquei (chief selector), Ayaz ...

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  • TMULTAN/FAISALABAD - The three-day vaccination round of national polio eradication campaign will begin from January 21 and 838,000 children below the age of five year will be administered vaccine in Multan district. Deputy Commissioner Multan Mudassar Riaz Malik declared on Saturday vaccination of ...

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  • TSIALKOT - The district administration remained on "high alert" in a bid to avert any possible suspension of any official by the Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar during his visit to Sialkot here Sunday (today). The district administration has issued special directions to heads of all the ...

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  • TSIALKOT - Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar will visit Sialkot here on Sunday. The chief minister is scheduled to inaugurate PIA's direct passenger flights from Sialkot International Airport (SIAL) to Europe during a prestigious ceremony to be hosted by the PIA at SIAL here. The Punjab CM ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - Jammu Kashmir National Front Saturday expressed grave concern over the deteriorating health of Peer Saifullah, languishing in New Delhi’s Tihar jail and stressed upon New Delhi to release all political prisoners of Kashmir unconditionally because even courts have now come to ...

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  • TSIALKOT - National flag-carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will start direct international passenger flights to Europe through Paris-France and Barcelona-Spain from Sialkot International Airport here on Sunday (today). The PIA has organised a prestigious launching ceremony at Sialkot ...

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  • TSADIQABAD - A leader of Pakistan Muslim League Functional (PMLF) said that the accountability process of PML-N and PPP was essential. In a telephonic conversation with the party’s district secretary, PMLF district president Makhdoom Syed Ashraf Iqbal said that the government’s steps for ...

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  • TGUJRANWALA - Provincial Minister for Special Education Ch Akhlaq said that police help line 8440 would provide relief to the citizens of the region to resolve their complaints about police department. Addressing a ceremony here, he said that the present government was working hard to bring about ...

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  • TOKARA - A woman and her two minor daughters were allegedly abducted by six persons, said police. In Mirzapur village, near Depalpur, six persons including M Yousuf and his five accomplices abducted Sonia Shaheen w/o M Mustafa and her daughters - Manahil, 4, and Namal Fatima, 12. Depalpur City ...

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  • TNOORPUR THAL - Assistant Commissioner Ch Jafir Gugar has said that the Punjab government is promoting education to curb backwardness and poverty. “Education was the only way to eradicate all negative activities in the society as well as a means to put the country on the road to progress and ...

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  • TSARGODHA - Two suspects allegedly raped the wife of a labourer at her house here. The victim, a resident of Shaheen Abad, told that local police that her husband Arif worked at stone crushing area and often stayed at his workplace away from home. She said that accused - Asad and Arshad - stormed ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Karachi University has more than 450 PhD faculty members which is the highest number of scholars among all institutions of the higher education in Sindh. In last couple of years, Karachi University has improved its ranking but we still have to work hard to reach at the topmost ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the federal government is not interested in development of Sindh that was why almost mall the federally-funded projects in Sindh province have either been abandoned or but on the back burner. In this state of affairs the province of ...

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  • TKARACHI - The anti-encroachment department of KMC carried out demolition of over 50 restaurants and shops and other unauthorised constructions inside Hill Park on Friday. The removed structures were built on more than 20 acres of the park land and worth about Rs50billion which include Dua ...

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  • TKARACHI - Adviser to Chief Minister Sindh for Information, Law and Anti-Corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that much headway had already been achieved in formation of standing committees of the Sindh Assembly and said that keeping in view largest interest of the province, genuine demands of ...

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  • TKARACHI - Two workers of Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) were wounded in a firing incident in Sohrab Goth locality on Friday. The incident took place near al-Asif Square in Sohrab Goth within the limits of Sachal police station. The injured persons were identified as 33-year-old Abdul Wahid and Momin ...

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  • TKANDHKOT - Kashmore Senior Superintendent of Police Syed Haidar Raza Friday promoted 28 constables to head constables by fixing badges during a ceremony held at police head quarter Kandhkot. According to details, a ceremony was held at SSP office Kandhkot which was attended by all DSPs, SHOs, and ...

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  • TKARACHI - A woman along with son died and four others wounded in a road mishap in Maripur locality. The incident occurred following the collision between a trailer truck and a rickshaw near Gate No 6 of the Truck Stand on Hawkesbay road within the limits of Maripur police station. Extra contingent ...

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  • TLAHORE - After making a low of 38,780 points, the KSE 100-index of Pakistan Stock Exchange recovered to close at 39,306.50, up by 62 points. Volumes improved slightly to stand at 121 million shares versus 92m shares traded previously. The index is expected to re-test resistance at the 50-DMA ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A delegation of United Nations led by María Fernanda Espinosa, President United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), called on chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP), Dr Sania Nishtar here at BISP headquarters. Dr. Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s Permanent representative ...

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  • TPESHAWAR - The construction work on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is underway to inaugurate the mega project on March 23 this year. In addition, the government is going to start Rs200 million project for restoration of historical beauty of Khyber Bazaar, Qissa Khwani and Chowk Yadgar. This was ...

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