Pakistan Observer


Dengue virus found in 36 schools despite awareness campaign

Rawalpindi—The Punjab government is in the midst of hectic anti dengue campaign to control dengue virus, in which special lectures and zero periods were arranged for students, but reports say that dengue virus has been found in 36 government run schools in Rawalpindi. ... Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Details

Deeba awarded best performance award

Rawalpindi—The Human Rights Protection Organization and Anjuman Faiz-ul-Islam presented the best Performance Award to Ms. Deeba Shahnaz Emergency Officer Headquarters Rawalpindi. Ms. Deeba have been commanding officer and member of Incident Command System in all major incidents in District Rawalpindi and her ... Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Details

More businesses houses sealed in residential areas

Islamabad—Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) campaign against the non-confirming use of residential houses continues in the Federal Capital as the authority sealed houses in sectors F-7 and F-8. ... Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Details

Lack of past planning led country into dire straits: Ahsan

Islamabad—Minister for planning and development Ahsan Iqbal, Monday, that lack of planning by the previous governments had landed the country in dire straits. He laid out his vision 2025 and how it was meant to not only maintain economic growth but also transform this into economic development. ... Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Details

Call to implement media body’s proposals

Islamabad—Senate Forum for Policy Research (SFPR), Monday, decided to request Chairman Senate and Speaker National Assembly to ask the Information Minister for implementation status of the recommendations of the media commission ... Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Details

Fine on Babar Awan cannot be waived, argue Justice Chaudhry’s counsels

Islamabad—The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has issued pre-admission notices to the Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan in a petition filed by former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry in which the ex-CJP has questioned how Imran Khan can file review petition regarding fine on Babar Awan. ... Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Details

Pakistan-Korea friendship celebrated at HEC

Islamabad—Higher Education Commission (HEC) commemorated Pakistan-Republic of South Korea Educational, Research and Sports Linkages at a ceremony in connection with the latter’s Independence Day celebrations at HEC Secretariat here on Monday. ... Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Details

ECP defers LG elections in several UCs

Islamabad—The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has deferred the election process in different union councils of Rawalpindi district, in pursuance of the order of Lahore High Court Rawalpindi Bench. ... Monday, October 12, 2015 Details

Anti-Polio drive from Wednesday

Rawalpindi—Five day anti polio drive would start from Oct 14 to Oct 18 on Wednesday. During the drive over 1,32,762 children below five years age would administer polio drops in the district. ... Monday, October 12, 2015 Details

Cleaning on Muharram procession routes ordered

Rawalpindi—Rawalpindi Waste Management Company (RWMC) Managing Director (MD), Irfan Ahmad Qureshi has directed to clean the routes of Muharram processions. The construction material and debris would be removed before the Muharram procession proceeding. Talking to media persons, he said that cleanliness campaign was in progress adding that sanitary staff had been deployed to perform their duties. ... Monday, October 12, 2015 Details

Commissioner directs to speed up anti-dengue activities

Rawalpindi—Commissioner Rawalpindi, Zahid Saeed has directed to speed up anti-dengue activities adding that carelessness would not be tolerated at any cost. He said that action would be taken against those who were creating hurdles in ongoing anti-dengue campaign and not cooperating with the administration. ... Monday, October 12, 2015 Details

26 suspects held; weapons, narcotics seized

Islamabad—Islamabad police along with Pak Rangers conducted search operation in Noon, Sabzi Mandi as well as their adjacent areas and nabbed 26 suspects, a police spokesman said. Following the directions of Inspector General of Police, Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan, SSP Islamabad Sajid Kiani has prepared a comprehensive plan of searching and combing in the city. According to this plan, search operation has been initiated and the police are conducting checking at slum areas, inns, hotels, restaurants and Afghan habitats. ... Monday, October 12, 2015 Details