Lahore News

PPP to confront Govt over 16 to 18 hours loadshedding: Wattoo

Lahore—Pakistan People’s Party will not tolerate the unabated torturous load shedding of electricity of 16 to 18 hours and will confront the ruling Party for its abject failure despite its tall claims, said Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo, President Punjab PPP, in a statement issued from the Party Secretariat Monday. He predicted that the unbearable load shedding of electricity in the country would push government’s early demise because the people had lost all hopes of their ability to get rid them of the menace.

Independence Day to be observed with enthusiasm: Saad

Lahore—Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Monday as the country was on the path to progress, the Independence Day would be observed with great zeal and enthusism. Talking to the media here, he said the whole nation would show unity among its ranks during the month of August.

High time for promoting social mobilization against smoking, TB, cancer

Salim Ahmed

Lahore—Provincial Minister for Excise & Taxation and Finance Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has stressed upon the doctors community for launching massive awareness campaign for sensitizing the people about hazardous aspects of smoking with a view to prevent TB, heart, lungs, bronchitis and various types of lungs cancer.

HRCP slams Ahmadis’ killing in Gujranwala

Lahore—The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has slammed the mob attack and killing of four members of the Ahmadi community in Gujranwala and burning of five houses as “brutalisation and barbarism stooping to new lows”. In a statement issued on Monday, the Commission said: “HRCP is shocked and disgusted at the killing of four citizens belonging to the Ahmadi faith in Gujranwala after a blasphemy allegation. Four other Ahmadis were reported to be hospitalised in a critical condition. As things stand in the country now, particularly in Punjab, a blasphemy charge, however unfounded, makes such cold-blooded killings somehow less repulsive.

Stomach cancer has four subtypes, say scientists

SCIENTISTS belonging to a US research network have found there are four distinct molecular subtypes of stomach cancer, also referred to as gastric cancer or gastric adenocarcinoma. They believe the discovery will change how researchers and clinicians view stomach cancer, enabling treatments to be tailored to individual patients, according to the specific genetic features of their tumors.

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