Marching towards Clean Pakistan

LAHORE - Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC), along with The Environment Protection Foundation (TEPF), has organised Clean Pakistan campaign titled ‘War against litter & shopper bags’ at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park. The campaign has been launched in response to Saaf India campaign ...

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  • Battle for Punjab Bar Council

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    LAHORE - Amid traditional fervour and zeal, the polling for Punjab Bar Council (PBC) election held on Saturday while the final results would be announced later in few days across the Punjab.As many as 268 candidates are in run from eight divisions of Punjab for a five-year term of 75 members. 22 ...

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  • Shahbaz orders punishment

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    LAHORE - Terming the tragic incidents of infants’ death in government hospitals ‘intolerable’, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that it is an act of criminal negligence that deserves no leniency.Presiding over a meeting to review public health facilities in the ...

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  • Seminar criticises sit-ins, irresponsible govt

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    LAHORE - The speakers at a seminar on Saturday have urged the protesting political parties to show maturity and spend supporters’ funds and charities on public welfare projects instead of wasting money on holding sit-ins and protest rallies.In the same manner, the government should also show ...

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  • Sitting on supporting health

    LAHORE - Technical Resource Facility (TRF) organised a seminar on Supporting Health Sector: TRF Contributions to Punjab, at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club the other day The sitting shared the details of its support provided to the health sector, come up with recommendations and way forward for ...

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  • Queens win 400 laptops

    LAHORE (HANDOUT) - Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has announced providing  the internship of short period in parliamentary studies to the female students of all colleges and universities in Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Affairs Islamabad.Addressing a ceremony regarding ...

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  • Energetic step

    , By Javed Iqbal

    LAHORE - The Energy Department at Civil Secretariat has implemented an energy conservation plan, as a first step to switch over to solar energy. Under this Punjab government’s initiative, offices of chief secretary, commissioners and District Coordination Officers (DCOs) will use solar ...

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  • PTI blames tragedy on PML-N

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    LAHORE - PTI Punjab president Ijaz Chaudhary has claimed that the Punjab government is responsible for 39 deaths in public hospitals of Sargodha and Vehari.Giving his party position over the tragic incidents on Saturday, the PTI leader said that masses would never forgive the ruling party for such ...

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  • Health secy suspends Sargodha DHQ MS

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    LAHORE - Punjab Health Secretary Jawad Rafiq Malik on Saturday suspended Dr Iqbal Sami, the MS of District Headquarters Hospital in Sargodha, on administrative grounds.A meeting in connection with deaths of babies in DHQ Hospital Sargodha was held under the chairmanship of Advisor to Punjab Chief ...

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  • Sisters still on strike

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    LAHORE - As the protest of Young Nurses Association (YNA) entered its second day on Saturday, the nurses continued to stage a sit-in outside the Admin Block of Jinnah Hospital against improper behaviour of a doctor.Nurses stayed away from all wards except Emergency, ICU and Labour Rooms, causing ...

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  • Turkey offers help for better Punjab

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    LAHORE - Head of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) and Advisor to Turk Prime Minister Kamil Kolabas called on Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday and offered their cooperation in renovation of historical places and promotion of technical education.On the occasion, the chief ...

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  • Rs20m equipment donated to Services Hospital

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    LAHORE - Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Kh Salman Rafiq has said that cooperation of philanthropists and welfare organisations is of great importance for running healthcare facilities.Addressing a ceremony held in connection with handing over of medical equipment worth Rs20 million donated by ...

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  • Qadri refuses to budge over probe body

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    LAHORE - PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has once again rejected the JIT, alleging that the government has already prepared the report on the Model Town incident.During a media talk at his residence in Lahore before departure to Bhakkar on Saturday, the PAT chief claimed that the five-member Joint ...

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  • UN move against child marriage welcomed

    LAHORE: Plan International Pakistan, a child rights organisation, has welcomed the UN resolution to end child marriage and demanded legislation to check the cruel act.The organisation appreciated the resolution on ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) describing it as a historic step in ...

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  • Christian man dies of police torture

    , By Amraiz Khan

    LAHORE - Green Town police allegedly tortured a Christian citizen to death after he was arrested for selling alcohol in the area.Protesting against the incident, residents of the area gathered outside the police station, set a bus on fire and blocked the roads. Angry protesters chanted slogans and ...

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  • Military operations were never a solution: Munawar Hasan

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    Lahore- Jamat-e-Islami former chief Syed Munawar Hasan today expressed his desire for a just, Islamic society in Pakistan. He called for waging Jihad for elimination of oppression from Pakistan along with democratic struggle, saying that Jihad was the fundamental principle of Islam. “Due to ...

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  • Imran asked if he reposes trust in election tribunal

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    LAHORE - Asking PTI Chief Imran Khan whether he had confidence in him (tribunal) before the start of the proceedings on his (Khan) petition alleging that the national assembly constituency NA-122 Lahore was rigged by Sardar Ayaz Sadiq of PML-N, Election Tribunal member Kazim Ali Malik on Friday ...

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  • Only 6000 to attend Foundation Day convention: Wattoo

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    LAHORE - The PPP has decided to provide access to some 6,000 officer-bearers from across the country to Bilawal House Lahore on the occasion of its Foundation Day on November 30th. This was decided at a meeting of party’s Punjab Executive Council held here on Friday with Mian Manzoor Ahmed ...

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  • Scam: Flood dyke completed in Rs95m

    , By Javed Iqbal

    LAHORE - A probe committee of the Punjab Irrigation Department has pointed out a mega embezzlement of Rs70 million on extension of Minchin Flood Bund Rahim Yar Khan and also fixed the responsibility on senior irrigation officials including a chief engineer.As per the committee recommendations, the ...

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  • Petition to bar protest admitted

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    LAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Friday admitted a petition for regular hearing seeking directions for the government to stop Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chief Imran Khan from holding the sit-in on 30th November. The court issued notices to federal, provincial governments and PTI Chief Imran Khan ...

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  • Punjab cabinet reviews flood rehab

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    LAHORE - The Punjab Cabinet on Friday reviewed the second phase of financial assistance to the flood affectees besides giving approval in principle to the extension policy of lease of commercial properties/shops of local government and the amendments made in Punjab Criminal Prosecution Service Act ...

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  • In the memory of Nobel laureate

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    LAHORE - Eminent physicists from all over Pakistan on Friday paid glowing tributes to Nobel Laureate Prof Dr Abdus Salam at the concluding day of the three-day international conference on “Physics and Contemporary Needs”.As November 21 was also the death anniversary of Eminent Physicist ...

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  • VIPs served notice over VIP culture

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    LAHORE - A Lahore High Court (LHC) full bench once again on Friday issued notices to federal and Punjab government on petitions challenging VIP culture in the country.Jamatud Dawa ameer Hafiz Saeed had filed the petition, saying that the VIP culture was damaging the country and had made a clear ...

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  • Committee formed to review paediatric nurseries

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    LAHORE - Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Kh Salman Rafiq has said that a committee has been constituted to review the medical needs of paediatric nurseries.Chairing a meeting of medical experts to review the situation regarding death of newborn babies at DHQ Hospital Sargodha on Friday, ...

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