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Minister says e-technology policy yields positive results

Lahore—Provincial Minister for Excise & Taxation and Finance Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman has said that government has adopted the policy of computerization and e-technology in government affairs and encouraging results are being witnessed especially in the recovery of taxes. He said that system of online payment of taxes is also being introduced. He said that property, token and services taxes are the major source of income of the government and modern computerized technology is being introduced for improving the system of receipt of taxes as good governance and elimination of corruption is the mission of Punjab government.

LWMC inks 1 year consultancy contract with GWMC

Muzaffar Ali

Lahore—A consultancy contract has been signed between Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) and Gujranwala Waste Management Company (GWMC) which aims at provision of all kind of professional and technical support to GWMC by LWMC to help improve Solid Waste System in Gujranwala. MD LWMC Khalid Majeed and MD GWMC Dr. Ata-u-Haq signed the agreement during a ceremony held at head office.

No Muslim name in best research journals is lamentable: PU VC

Muzaffar Ali

Lahore—Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has said that almost no Muslim names are found in the best research journals of the world which is lamentable. He was addressing faculty orientation program organized at Institute of Administrative Sciences here on Tuesday.

CJ fires assistant registrar on corruption charges

Staff Reporter

Lahore—The Chief Justice of Lahore High Court Justice Khawaja Imtiaz Ahmad has issued the order of compulsory retirement of Syed Zia Abbas, Assistant Registrar (BS-18) on the charges of corruption and misconduct. According to details, he was also found guilty during the course of inquiry which proposed imposition of major penalty of compulsory retirement. The said officer was also served with a Final Show Cause Notice and his reply was found unsatisfactory. Moreover, Habib Ullah Amir, Member Inspection Team conducted his personal hearing on behalf of the Authority, Chief Justice.

Polio eradication centre being set up

Salim Ahmed

Lahore—With a view to making Punjab a polio-free province, Provincial Emergency Operations Centre for Polio Eradication is being set up in Punjab. The office of PEOC will be established in the building of Directorate General Health Services. Director General Health Punjab has been nominated as Emergency Coordinator.

Egg whites or whole eggs for a healthy you?

EGG YOLKS, along with other sources of saturated fat and cholesterol, came under fire in the wake of research by Nikolai Anichkov at the turn of the 20th century. Do you always toss out the yolks when you make an omelette? If studies are to be believed, avoiding egg yolks could mean you are missing out on good nutrition. Whole eggs don’t raise your risk of heart disease - in fact, according to nutrition coach Liz Wolfe, it may be worse for your health to not eat them.

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