LAHORE Deputy Secretary General Jamaat-e-Islami Farid Ahmed Piracha has expressed grave concern over the New York Times report that the US government was allowing and facilitating Israel in espionage in Iran, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan while Israeli Prime Minister had distributed land in Golan Heights and two Palestine cities among Israeli troops. In a press statement issued here Wednesday, he said the Zionist states designs were clear. Israel was advancing its agenda in Pakistan with Indian support while the rulers had turned a blind eye to the Israel activities and was busy in protecting their rule and palaces. Piracha said the New York Times report was an eye opener and a warning and it was time to take the US-Israel-India collusion seriously and devise a strategy to face these on all fronts. Opp flays blockage of Chashma-Jhelum Link Canal Opposition members hailing from southern Punjab while condemning the blockage of Chashma-Jhelum Link Canal have said that the provincial government has failed to protect the rights of the farmers of southern Punjab. PML-Q leaders Mohsin Leghari, Muhammad Yar Hiraj and Mian Shafi in a joint Press statement on Wednesday said that the wheat crop cultivated in millions of acres of was affected due to the blockage of the canal, while Sardar Zulfiqar Khosa and his son had sold the rights of the farmers of southern Punjab in order to achieve their political interests. Meanwhile, opposition member, Amna Ulfat has submitted an adjournment motion in the Assembly Secretariat in which she pleaded for immediate payment of salaries to 2,800 work-charged servants of WASA in order to save their families from hunger. Amir selected in PU swimming team Punjab Universitys Hailey College of Banking and Finance (HCBF) student and national swimmer Muha-mmad Amir has been selected in the PU swimming team. He will represent the PU in All Pakistan Inter-Universities Swimming Championship, which is scheduled to be held in Karachi. The Colleges students participation in weightlifting, boxing, gymnastic, swimming, hockey, athletics, football, basketball, volleyball, handball, table tennis, badminton and cricket and earning fame for the varsity is made possible due to the personal interest and encouragement of Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran and HCBF Principal Prof Dr Khawaja Amjad Saeed. Seminar Institute of Communication Studies, University of the Punjab, would organise a seminar on 'Media Ethics on Thursday (today) at 11 am at the Hameed Nizami Memorial Conference Room. American scholars Sherry Ricchiard and Frank Folwell will be main speakers in the seminar devised to inform students about the role of ethics in Pakistan and Western countries particularly in American journalism.