Special children to be made useful citizens
City ReporterLahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that government is taking solid measures for making special children useful citizens of the society however a lot of work is still to be done.
Punjab University chaos ATC will hear cases against suspectsLahore—Law Minister Punjab, Rana Sanaullah on Tuesday said that the arrested miscreants from Punjab University hostel would be presented before the anti-terrorism courts.
Talking to media persons here, the minister said Hostel no. 16 of the campus was handed over to the university authorities after clearing it. He said 22 arrested suspects did not belong to Lahore added that four miscreants belong to Waziristan agency.
Rana said that strict notice shall be taken of the bullying and oppression in Punjab University.
New draft law against ‘Sheesha Cafes’ soon
Salim AhmedLahore—The new draft law against “Sheesha Cafes” would be introduced very soon as Tobacco Control Ordinance, 2002 does not cover drug addiction through Sheesha Cafés; Consultant, Anti Drugs/Narcotics Campaign Syed Zulfiqar Hussain, said on Tuesday.
Delivering a lecture on “New trends in Sheesha Cafes and Drug Addiction” organized by Ravian Forensic Society, Department of Chemistry, GC University, Lahore in collaboration with Drug Advisory Training Hub-a project of Youth Council for Anti Narcotics at GC University, Lahore. Syed Zulifqar said the new law will ensure strict control over the use of drugs and Sheesha smoking in the province of Punjab.
CM supports action against miscreants VCLahore—Vice-Chancellor (VC) University of Punjab (PU) Dr. Mujahid Kamran has said that university administration has full support of Chief Minister (CM) to take action against miscreant elements and to maintain the educational environment in university.
Donor age may not affect many corneal transplantsDESPITE concerns that corneas from older donors might not last, a new U.S. government study finds transplant success up to 10 years later is not significantly affected by donor age. About 75 percent of corneal transplants from donors between ages 34 and 71 were successful after 10 years. The findings may lead to more donor tissue becoming available both for transplants in the U.S. and export of corneas to other countries, according to the study’s lead author.