MULTAN - Sindh Taas Water Council (STWC) Chairman Zahoorul Hassan Dahar has warned that India will succeed in diverting the direction of all rivers towards south from north till 2016, asking the government to take immediate steps to stop Indian aggression. Talking to The Nation here on Saturday, he added that the water had become an issue of life and death for Pakistan. “The pace of construction of new dams by India shows that all Pakistani rivers will be dry till 2016 as Indians are digging new canals and constructing dams day and night,” he further warned. He added that Indians were determined to fully block all rivers coming to Pakistan.He said that India had launched water offensive against Pakistan with the collaboration of Jewish lobby to destroy this country without fighting any war. He warned that the water issue had entered a very critical phase and delay of even a single day could prove fatal for the country and nation.IQBAL PAID TRIBUTES: Speakers at Iqbal Day functions paid glowing tributes to the poet of East Allama Muhammad Iqbal here the other day, saying he was the only Urdu poet whose work was translated into many other international languages. A number of functions were arranged by Nazariya-e-Pakistan Forum, Young Pakistanis Organization and different educational institutions on this occasion.Addressing the functions, Prof Anwar Jamaat, Engr Mumtaz Ahmad Khan, Razi Uddin Razi, Dr Hameed Raza Siddiqui and others said that Iqbal gave the nation vision of a separate homeland and them pushed the Muslims of sub-continent to achieve this goal through his poetry. They added that the Muslim Ummah could retrieve its lost glory by acting upon the sayings of Iqbal. They demanded the government to introduce the subject of Iqbaliat at school and college level.

BZU declares resultsOur Staff ReporterMULTAN - The Bahauddin Zakariya University has announced the results of MSc Chemistry and MA Economics, Part-1 & 11 (Old Course-Annual System) Annual Examination, 2011 here.MSC CHEMISTRY: AS many as 35 candidates took MSc Chemistry examination out of which 15 got through while 20 fail, showing 42.86 per cent success ratio.MA ECONOMICS: According to the result notification, a total of 184 candidates appeared in the MA Economics examination out of which 159 were declared successful while 25 failed. Thus the overall success ratio in this examination stood at 86.14 per cent.