Lahore News

100pc enrolment of children in schools to be ensured

Salim Ahmed

Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that hundred percent enrolment of children in schools will be ensured in the province by May 31, 2016 under the enrolment campaign. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of Students Enrolment Campaign 2014 at Chief Minister’s office, here Wednesday.

Govt to evolve Punjab Health Reforms Roadmap

Salim Ahmed

Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that for the purpose of improving performance of Health Department and providing modern health facilities to the citizens, Punjab government has decided to evolve Punjab Health Reforms Roadmap which will be implemented on the pattern of Punjab Schools Reforms Roadmap.

Punjab Adventure Park to be set up in Harbanspura

Observer Report

Lahore—Punjab government has decided to set up Punjab Adventure Park on 64 kanal land at Harbanspura Lahore. A stadium will be constructed on 32 kanal at this proposed park with a capacity of 5000 spectators. There will be complete security arrangements for riders of motorcycle race on Mud Track and demonstrating other tricks on motorcycles. There will be Go Kart Cars track on remaining 32 kanals of Punjab Adventure Park.

Access to justice fundamental right of people: CJ LHC

Observer Report

Lahore—Chief Justice Lahore High Court, Justice Umar Ata Bandial has said that access to justice was fundamental right of every citizen and Judges were required to endeavour for dispensation of justice in order to ensure peace and tranquillity in the society. He was addressing a laptops awarding ceremony held at Punjab Judicial Academy, here Wednesday.

Efforts underway to ensure socio-economic development of women

Observer Report

Lahore—Provincial Minister for Women Development Hameeda Waheed-ud-Din has said that government has ensured socio-economic development of women by taking further steps for protection of their rights under Women Package 2014. She said this while presiding over a meeting of Provincial Implementation Committee of an international convention (CEDAW) for eliminating all discriminations against women at the office of Secretary Women Development, here Wednesday.

New fathers may need help with depression

BECOMING a father may raise a young man’s risk of depression, according to a new U.S. study that suggests helping men at this stage could improve the wellbeing of entire families. “We know a lot about mothers and maternal depression and the effect that it has on children and we’re just now starting to learn about paternal depression,” lead author Dr. Craig Garfield said.

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