Kitchen items’ prices go sky high ahead of Ramazan
Rawalpindi—The prices of essential commodities have been going up for the last few days in the city’s both retail and wholesale markets ahead of the holy month of Ramzan. Consumers have criticized the district government for not ensuring the provision of daily routine items in accordance with the approved rates lists.
Talking to this agency, Amna Begum, a housewife said, “I come to the market everyday for buying edible items, but I could not buy due to their in-creased prices.”
Quacks playing with people‘s lives
Rawalpindi —An alarming increase in the number of quacks has been witnessed in Rawal-pindi, who are playing with the lives of poor masses.
The citizens complained in sev-eral areas of the city, particularly the congested areas, these quacks had set up their clinics.
They said that quacks used dif-ferent tactics to attract citizens and extort money from them.
Commuters demand adjustment of fares
Rawalpindi —The citizens belonging to various walks of life have deplored the Punjab Transport Authority (PTA) and said that though the PTA has decreased Re 1 to Rs 2 in fare of public transport plying on various routes but no considerable relief was given to poor masses particularly commuters despite reasonable cut in the prices of petroleum products and CNG.
They expressed their concern over the revised trans-port fares under which the Secretary PTA has issued notification that gives Re1 reduction on stop to stop ride while Rs2 for the long distance ride.
Egg for breakfast ‘best way to fight the flab’
EGGS are the best way to start the day for those who want to lose weight. A major UK review of studies into the effects of eating eggs has found that egg contains a powerful ingredient that can help to cut the amount of calories people go on to eat at lunch and dinner.
Scientists say boiled, fried, poached or scrambled, eggs keep people fuller for longer compared with other common breakfast foods. This appears to help people who are desperately trying to resist tempting but naughty afternoon snacks such as biscuits, cake or chocolate.