Pakistan Observer


Test for admission at Nursing School tomorrow

Lahore—Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI) and Lahore General Hospital (LGH) Prof. Anjum Habib Vohra has constituted a four-member committee to conduct test of Hafiz e Quran candidates who have applied for admission at Nursing School, Lahore General Hospital for 3 year nursing training course. ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

Pakistan a peaceful country, says German student

Lahore—“Pakistan is different than what is shown on international media; the people of Pakistan are friendly, whereas women are equally active in every field of life, especially in the Punjab University, these views were expressed by a delegate of German students here on Tuesday. The 20-member student delegation from Germany’s Erfurt University is visiting Pakistan on a special exchange program toured the Punjab University (PU) Institute of Communication Studies (ICS). ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

LTC to ply new buses on 15 routes

Lahore—A meeting of Lahore Transport Company’s 46th Board of Directors meeting was held at Chief Minister Secretariat under the chairmanship of Khawaja Ahmad Hassan. On this occasion Secretary Transport Punjab Shaukat Ali, City Traffic Police Officer Tayyub Hafiz Cheema, Member Punjab Assembly Ramzan Sadique Bhatti, LTC Chief Executive Officer Khawaja Haider Latif, Chief Financial Officer Mariam Khawar, Chief Operating Officer Omer Pirzada, Chief Technical Officer Badiur Rehman and other officials were also present in the meeting. ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

Puppet show on importance of education

Lahore—The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has arranged a colourful puppet show at the mausoleum of legendry Punjabi Sufi poet Waris Shah in Jandiala Sher Khan, a small town near Sheikhupura, today. The show was organized in collaboration with a private NGO ‘Maqsad.’ The purpose of this puppet show was to sensitise the private school owners as well as parents and children about the importance of education in development and how people can change and improve the quality of life through education. Various puppet characters highlighted the role and significance of schooling for the children. ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

AAG Punjab appointed prosecutor in case against Luqman

Lahore—Lahore High Court has appointed Additional Advocate General Punjab Shan Gul as prosecutor in contempt of court case against Mubashar Luqman, anchor person of a private TV channel. A 5-member bench of LHC presided over by Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi took up the case for hearing Tuesday. ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

LHC issues notices on recent hike in power tariff

Lahore—Lahore High Court (LHC) has issued notices to ministry of water and power and others on a petition filed against recent increase in power tariff in the name of Fuel Adjustment Surcharge (FAS) and sought reply from them within 3 weeks. Justice Shujaat Ali Khan of LHC took up for hearing the petition filed by the petitioner Anwar Bibi here Tuesday. ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

Maximum funds being provided for handicapped persons

Lahore—Minister Excise & Taxation, Finance, Law Punjab Mian Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman emphasized the need for public awareness campaign regarding patients of physical and mental disability, however as the special persons could not look after themselves, therefore, the family members/civil society should look after these patients properly. He said that there would be coexist, indirect and competition with children from India and China, whereas, China is mining talent from 80-90%, India from 50% and we must do everything for the welfare of our young generation. He said that our children may enrich with education and habit of hard work therefore parents and teachers have to play basic role in this regard. ... Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Details

Effective monitoring of dengue patients being ensured at LGH

Lahore—Principal Postgraduate Medical Institute and Lahore General Hospital Prof. Anjam Habib Vohra has posted six additional medical superintendents to monitor treatment of dengue patients admitted at hospital. The posted additional MSs would be duty bound to ensure all medical facilities at the beds of such patients. ... Monday, October 20, 2014 Details

Crackdown on unregistered herbal Cos, six sealed, 11 arrested

Lahore—In a crackdown against unregistered herbal companies after the expiry date of application for the registration their products on October 1, 2014, six herbal companies were sealed and around one dozen persons apprehended during raids by the provincial drug inspectors. This was stated by Pharmaceutical Legal Expert for Drug Regulations of Ministry of Health and a renowned pharmacist Noor Muhammad Mahar while talking to APP here on Sunday. ... Monday, October 20, 2014 Details

Drug inspectors showing indifferent attitude in checking sale of drugs to IDUs

Lahore—Due to negligence of drug inspectors and easy availability of injections to drug users from medical stores, injection drug users (IDUs) are on rise and posing serious risk to not only the healthcare system but also to law & order situation. The users of heroin and charas are shifting towards injections mainly due to easy availability from drug stores. Health authorities have put a deaf ear towards increasing number of IDUs. Presence of an IDU friend, reuse of syringe, cost of current drug and poly drug use have led surge in the IDUs who are using a combination of products depending upon its availability. Most common narcotics used besides heroin are pharmaceutical combination of Diazepam, Lorazepam and Pheniramine. ... Monday, October 20, 2014 Details

Cabinet Committee on Muharram-ul-Haram starts visits

Lahore—Cabinet Committee on Muharram-ul-Haram has started its visits from Dera Ghazi Khan Division for ensuring peace during Ashura-e-Muharram. Minister for Home Col. (R) Shuja Khanzada led the cabinet committee while other members included Deputy Speaker Punjab Assembly Sardar Ali Sher Gorchani, Provincial Food Minister Bilal Yasin, former Provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, Secretary Home Azam Sultan and Inspector General Police Mushtaq Sukhaira. ... Monday, October 20, 2014 Details

Rs 1.83b paid to flood affected families

Lahore—Director General Provincial Disaster Management Authority Dr. Ahmed Javed Qazi has said that on the direction of Chief Minister Punjab, process of payment of financial assistance among the flood affectees has been completed in a transparent manner. He said that a sum of Rs.1.83 billion has been paid to 73409 flood affected families as compensation of losses to their houses. ... Monday, October 20, 2014 Details

Food safety and water treatment awareness seminar

Lahore—The Punjab Food Authority on Saturday organised a Food Safety and Water Treatment awareness seminar. The seminar was presided over by Food Safety Officer Fareeha Anwar while various companies also attended it. ... Sunday, October 19, 2014 Details

Mayo Hospital’s east medical ward renovated

Lahore—Mayo Hospital’s East Medical Ward has been completely renovated by Bilqees Sarwar Foundation by spending millions of rupees on its renovation, provision of new beds, installation of centrally air-conditioning system and auto-supply system of Oxygen at every bedside, for the establishment of a 10-bed ICU. ... Sunday, October 19, 2014 Details

Probe into attack on female lecturer

Lahore—Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has formed a high-powered 9-member body to probe into the matter of attack on female lecturer of Institute of Communication Studies Ayesha Hakeem. Meanwhile, Muslim Town police has regis ... Sunday, October 19, 2014 Details


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