Pakistan Observer


Rabitta Committee condemns Bilawal’s criticism of MQM

Karachi—The Coordination Committee of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has denounced PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s criticism and raised questions about the PPP’s service to Sindh during 43 years. In a statement issued over Bilawal’s depreciatory statement, the Rabita Committee said Sindh’s health ministry is being run by some of the high-ups of the PPP. Thanks to the 36 years of political struggle by Altaf Hussain, the wadera and feudal system and culture of political inheritance, has turned into a slur, the statement said. ... Monday, October 20, 2014 Details

Faryal thanks PPP supporters for attending gathering

Karachi—PPP Women Wing Chairperson Faryal Talpur, MNA, thanked all workers and supporters of the party for their participation in the public meeting of October 18. In a statement issued here on Sunday, she said that, “workers are the asset of PPP and we get our strength from the workers.” ... Monday, October 20, 2014 Details

Karachi rally surprises Bilawal

Karachi—Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Sunday tweeted that Karachi gathering is beyond everyone’s expectations. He said that PPP is the people’s voice from Khyber to Karachi. He thanked the PPP workers from all parts of the country who had adorned the Baagh-e-Jinnah in Karachi. ... Monday, October 20, 2014 Details

NICVD to initiate Adult Congenital Heart Disease Programme for young heart patients

Karachi—National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) is in process to initiate Adult Congenital Heart Disease programme to meet the ever growing pressure of patients, aged between 18 years to 30 years. The Executive Director of NICVD, Dr. Khan Shah Zaman talking to APP said this group of young population coming with structural heart diseases consequent to defective formation of heart are besides the kids themselves who are referred with different congenital heart defects. ... Monday, October 20, 2014 Details

Land of Sindh is institution of sufism: Sharmila

Karachi—Special Assistant to the Chief Minister Sindh for Culture and Tourism, Sharmila Faruqui has said that the land of Sindh is an institution of Sufism. “Sufism pleaded for peace, solidarity and fraternity among all nations, communities and individuals and respect to all the people. ... Monday, October 20, 2014 Details

BBSU-L to soon bring on road bus donated by government

Karachi—The bus service run by Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University - Lyari for the convenience of its students would soon be further streamlined through induction of a Hino Bus in its fleet. The bus has been donated only recently by the Sindh Government, said the university’s registrar Dr. Mohammad Baloch. ... Sunday, October 19, 2014 Details

Power tariff hike under IMF irks people

Karachi—An increase of 30 paisa per unit in power tariff as a part of restructuring of energy sector reforms under IMF conditionality has shocked the consumers of all segments including industrial, commercial and domestic consumers. A leading industrialist while commenting on the decision pleaded that electricity tariffs are already on the higher side in the region as compared to per capita income hence the government should sacrifice by reducing tax incident on electricity consumption to keep it affordable as well as to check power theft. ... Sunday, October 19, 2014 Details

Aitezaz advises Bilawal to bring young people forward

Karachi—Pakistan People’s Party leader Senator Chaudhry Aitezaz Ahsan advised his party, (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to keep elders of the party including former Prime Ministers Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani, Raja Pervez Ashraf and him at the back but bring new blood, the young leaders forward because today’s politics needed young leaders to lead the nation. In his address, he lamented defeat of PPP in by-polls in Multan and said the defeat was an eye opening matter after which the party leaders should review what the flaws were that led the party face the defeat. ... Sunday, October 19, 2014 Details

Commissioner assures exporters to help solve their problems

Karachi—Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui has assured the local exporters that Trade Development Association of Pakistan (TDAP) will be approached to address difficulties faced by Karachi based business community engaged in export trade. Talking to a delegation of businessmen, he said proper understanding about issues and coordinated efforts could help raise industrial output as well as help increase exports goods, of wide range, from the country. ... Sunday, October 19, 2014 Details

Mysterious death: Nabiha Chaudhry laid to rest

Karachi—Nabiha Chaudhry, a female under training CSP officer who mysteriously died in her hostel room, was laid to rest in a local graveyard in Karachi on late Friday night. Earlier, Nabiha’s body reached at her residence in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block 13A. Her funeral prayer was offered at Baitul Mukadam mosque and later she was buried in Esa Nagri graveyard. The CSS officer, Nabiha Chaudhry, who had been undergoing training allegedly immolated herself in her room at the Punjab Audit and Accounts Institute in Liberty Market on Wednesday. Nabiha Chaudhry, who belonged to the 41st batch of the Central Superior Services, had been undergoing training at the Institute since June. ... Sunday, October 19, 2014 Details

Karsaz martyrs being remembered; lamps lit at memorial

Karachi—As the preparations for the mass public gathering are in full swing in the metropolis, the martyrs of Karsaz tragedy were remembered Saturday. The workers of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) gathered at blast site as seven years of Karsaz tragedy completed today. They lighted candles, oiled lamps on the blast site and offered Fateha Khwani for the eternal peace of the martyrs. ... Sunday, October 19, 2014 Details

KU for Cooperation with German Academic Exchange Service

Karachi—Clearly defined academic and research plans and proposals together with convincing justification of selected programs can raise significant opportunities of admission for faculty and students to the German universities in social and management sciences. Knowledge of German language is considered an asset but in several German universities English is the medium of education for the international students. ... Sunday, October 19, 2014 Details

Qaim visits Abdul Shah Ghazi’s shrine

Karachi—Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah Saturday visited the shrine of Abdullah Shah Ghazi in Clifton area to pay homage to the Sufi saint on the occasion of his annual Urs. The Chief Minister laid flower wreath at the grave of the saint and offered Fateha. He also reviewed the progress of development works at the shrine, a spokesman of the Chief Minister House told APP. ... Sunday, October 19, 2014 Details

Death anniversary of Hakim Said observed

Karachi—A function was held here in the memory of Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said to observe his 16th death anniversary. It comprised speeches, versified tribute, tableau and Dua-i-Said. ... Saturday, October 18, 2014 Details

Advance salaries for Hindu employees

Karachi—Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan Hindu Council Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, MNA (PML-N) has called for payment of advance salaries to Hindu employees, of both public and private sector on the occasion of Deewali festival. ... Saturday, October 18, 2014 Details


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