Pakistan Observer


SAPP organises 2nd Children Assembly

Lahore—South Asia Partnership Pakistan (SAPP) organized the 2nd Children Assembly with the collaboration of ‘We Can,’ an NGO at Ali Institute Auditorium here on Tuesday. The Assembly was dedicated to the martyrs of Army Public School Peshawar. Children and their teachers from 15 schools of Lahore district participated in this assembly. Children performed various programs on the occasion. The program was mainly presented by the children and was focused on the theme “Empowered youth and Save Future”.The children also showed a program how they were perceiving Pakistan after 10 years as the next young generation of the country under the panel discussion “where we see Pakistan in next 10 years.” ... Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Details

Unknown women leave new born baby in LGH emergency ward

Lahore—Two unknown women disappeared after leaving a newborn baby in the Emergency Ward of Lahore General Hospital (LGH) last day. On information, administrative doctors took the baby girl in their custody and admitted her in Nursery Ward later. According to the record, the baby has not been delivered in LGH. Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Prof. ... Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Details

Call for effective Water conservation planning

Lahore—Water shortage can directly hit the economic growth of Pakistan as it is not only the cheapest source of power generation but also a lifeline of agriculture sector. It is a matter of concern that water scarcity is increasing with every passing day and we are throwing away more than 35 million acre feet water into Arabian Sea. Pakistan can hardly escape from becoming a desert, unless drastic measures are taken instantly. ... Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Details

UVAS holds alumni’s annual re-union

Lahore—The University of Veterinary and Animal Science (UVAS) Lahore arranged 6th annual reunion of its Alumni Association on its City Campus last night. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Islamabad Feed Dr Muhammad Aslam was chief guest on the occasion while Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha, Dr Mustafa Kammal, Dr Abdul Karim Bhatti and a large number of alumni members attended the reunion. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Muhammad Aslam offered his services assistance always available for the development of UVAS. ... Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Details

Punjab Assembly Youth Caucus to focus on development: Rana Mashood

Lahore—Punjab Assembly youth caucus plenary meeting, on Tuesday, announced to focus youth issues and legislations. The meeting also discussed recent Child Marriage Act. The caucus, comprising of young members of Punjab Assembly from all political parties, would be focusing on youth issues, policymaking and legislation at Punjab level, in collaboration with Bargad Youth Development and UNFPA. Punjab minister for youth Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan, who is patron in chief of the caucus, administered oath from the elected office bearers of PA youth caucus. ... Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Details

28 suspects involved in lynching in Youhanabad arrested

Lahore—The Lahore police claimed to have arrested 28 persons allegedly involved in lynching two innocent persons during a protest after Youhanabad suicide attacks. The police have shifted the accused to undisclosed location for interrogation. ... Monday, March 30, 2015 Details

23 girls wed in mass marriage ceremony

Lahore—As many as 23 girls belonging to poor the muslim and the non-muslim families tied the knot in a mass marriage ceremony held in front of central secretariat Minhaj-ul-Quran here on Sunday. A dowry package consists of jewellery set and household items worth Rs 150,000 were given to each bride while Rs 5000 and one watch were given to each bridegroom. ... Monday, March 30, 2015 Details

Mujahid, elite forces flag march

Lahore—Mujahid Force and Elite Force jointly held a flag march on different areas of the city on Sunday to maintain law and order situation and security of churches. Flag march was supervised by SP Mujahid Syed Mukhtar Hussain while 20 teams of elite and Mujahid force, 20 vehicles and over 200 officials participated in the flag march. The march started from Qurban Lines and terminated at the same place after passing through Canal bridge Mall Road, GPO Chowk, District Kutchery, Data Darbar, Minar-i-Pakistan, Ravi Road, Shafiqabad, Bund road, Suggian Chowk, Gulshan Ravi, Shera Kot, Iqbal Town, Youhanabad and Nishtar Colony. ... Monday, March 30, 2015 Details

PU to organise 3-day book fair from April 2

Lahore—The Punjab University will organise a three-day book fair at its new campus premises from April 02 to provide latest books on all subjects to students at a special discount ranging from at least 10 to 40 per cent on its original price. Vice Chancellor Punjab University Prof Dr.Mujahid Kamran told APP here Friday that a high-level 20-member management committee headed by the dean has been constituted for holding the fair in a better way. ... Monday, March 30, 2015 Details

Govt promoting corruption free culture in province: Shahbaz

Lahore—The new head of British Department for International Development (DFID) in Punjab Ben French called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif and discussed cooperation between Punjab government and DFID in education, health, skill development and other sectors. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that Punjab government has promoted a corruption-free culture in the province and standard, transparency and speed have been ensured in the execution of development projects. ... Monday, March 30, 2015 Details

Albayrak Spring festivity ends

Lahore—Albayrak Spring festival ended up on Friday here at Fort Road, Lahore. On last day of the event cash prizes and certificates were awarded to the winners and participants from different colleges and universities. ... Saturday, March 28, 2015 Details

PU PSC organizes seminar

Lahore—Punjab University Pakistan Study Centre (PSC) organized a special lecture in connection with Pakistan Day. Humboldt University, Germany’s Prof Dr Bettina Robotka was the keynote speaker while Dean Faculty of Arts & Humanities and the Director PSC Prof Dr Massarrat Abid, faculty members and students from various departments also participated in the event. ... Saturday, March 28, 2015 Details

Three burglars arrested

Lahore—Chung Investigation police arrested three burglars and recovered looted property worth millions of rupees besides illicit weapons. A police team conducted a raid and arrested Sher alias Shera ring leader of the gang and his two accomplices Ijaz and Irfan. ... Saturday, March 28, 2015 Details