KARACHI  - As many as 19,000 teachers would be recruited in the province,said Sindh Education Minister Pir Mazharul Haq here on Tuesday.He said that hiring of teachers would be under a World Bank project. The minister pointed out that the applications have been received in this regard and the schedule for the test would be announced soon.Mazhar made it clear that he has high regard for the teachers. He also clarified that he has never termed the teachers as ‘anti-education’.However, he said that there were some elements that were creating hurdles in the process of education. He said that majority of teachers were in favour of promotion of education.LIAQUAT NATIONAL HOSPITAL TRAINERS’ WORKSHOP HELD: The Liaquat National Hospital and Medical College Karachi organised a two-day trainers’ workshop on the theme of “Advanced Hemostasis in Surgery”.A spokesman of the hospital said here on Tuesday that this is the first live animal workshop conducted in Karachi. It was supervised by the masters trainers from abroad who demonstrated the latest hemostatic techniques on live animals.  This workshop was conducted at the state of the art “Research and Skills Development Centre” at LNHMC which is a purpose build facility to conduct such kind of activities and has an operation theatre and animal testing lab. Spread over four sessions, the workshop provided a personalized experience to the participants who had a hands-on  opportunity to the latest techniques and their benefit. The dos and don’ts of hemostasis and the hemostatic principles were discussed in depth and in detail providing a well rounded theoretical as well as practical experience. This workshop was attended by participants from all over Pakistan and is first of its kind ever conducted in Karachi.Indian scholar pays tribue to BB Shaheed: Benazir Bhutto was a symbol of courage and bravery. She fought against the dictatorship regimes. She sacrificed her life for the sake of democracy and bright future of the country. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto was a political leader having progressive and enlightened vision of Islam.These views were expressed by a visiting Indian writer and scholar, Ajeet Jawed, and Karachi University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Qaiser on the occasion of International Lectures programme. These lectures have been jointly organised by Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto’s chair in Karachi University, Sindh Culture Department and Jinnah Medical and Dental College Karachi, said a press release issued here on Friday.Associate Professor of Political Department of Seetawati College, Delhi University, Dr. Ajeet Jawed described Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto as a very brave lady and elaborated her long political struggle.He said that Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was not only a pride for Asian women but set an example of untiring and very bold struggle for all the women in the world.   Having a modern and progressive approach, Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto did fought very boldly against extremism and terrorism. She also worked hard for protecting the rights of women and their empowerment, he said.The Indian Writer and Scholar noted that Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhuttto got her eduction in the West but being a Pakistani politician and the Prime Minister she always preferred to wear Eastern dresses and covered her head with scraf ‘dupata.’ Despite serious threats to her life, she continued to raise here voice against the fundamentalism and extremism, and presented a moderate view of Islam, he said. She took practical steps for promoting women to join all the fields/disciplines of the life including providing them opportunity to become judges. This has so far not done in India, he said. Dr Ajeet Jawed said that Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir leant a lot from her father and proved her the true heir of her father Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and a symbol of bravery.Others who spoke included Secretary General of Pakistan People’s Party Sindh Taj Haider, Senator Saeed Ghani, Abdul Latif Mughal, and Habib-ud-Juaidi.