Pakistan Observer


LDA officials promoted

Lahore—On recommendations of the Departmental Promotion committee of LDA, 20 officials working as peons etc in BS-1 to 4 have been promoted to the post of Junior Clerk BS-7.

Meanwhile, Director General Lahore Development Authority, Ahad Khan ...
Saturday, October 25, 2014 Details

Ghaibana Namaz-e-Janaza of JI Bangladesh leader offered

Lahore—Ghaibana Nimaz-e-Jinaza (funeral prayer) of Jamaat e Islami (JI) Bangladesh leader Prof Ghulam Azam who died in a prison there was offered here by the JI Lahore chapter, here at Masjid e Shuhada on Friday. ... Saturday, October 25, 2014 Details

Sana greets PML-N candidate

Lahore—Former law minister Punjab Sanaullah Khan has felicitated PML-N’s newly-elect MPA Choudhry Hasaan Riaz on his victory in Sheikhpura by-elections. In a statement on Friday, he said the PML-N’s candidate success has proved the rising popularity of the party among the masses who are backing government policies whole-heartedly. ... Saturday, October 25, 2014 Details

Man killed in police custody

Lahore—The CCPO Lahore Capt (r) Muhammad Amin Vains taking notice of the killing of a man in police custody Friday ordered DIG Operation to probe the matter and present a report within 24 hours. According to police, a citizen Zafar Iqbal of Gulshan Ravi had lodged a case against Rana Ashraf over cheque dishonour in Police Station Muslim Town. ... Saturday, October 25, 2014 Details

Sowing of certified seeds urged

Lahore—Wheat growers have been asked to sow top quality certified varieties for good yield of the crop. A spokesman of the Punjab Agriculture department said on Friday, that certified varieties for irrigated areas includes Sehar 2006, Shafaq 2006, Farid-2006, Miraj 2008, Pasbaan 90, Lasani 2008, ARI 2011, Faisalabad-2008, Punjab 2011, Milat 2011, Aas 2011, Galaxy 2013 and NARC. ... Saturday, October 25, 2014 Details

Students urged to work hard for country’s progress

Lahore—Inspector General National Highway & Motorway Police Zulfiqar Ahmed has urged the students to work hard for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan according to the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Muhammad Iqbal. Addressing the seminar titled “Role of Students in Bright Future of Pakistan” organized by National University of Modern languages at Aiwan-e-Iqbal here on Friday, he said that Pakistan should be among top ten nations due to its hard working people, courageous students, resources and geographical position but unfortunately it could not be happened. ... Saturday, October 25, 2014 Details

Hawkers and vendors occupy city roads

Lahore—Hawkers and vendors of Landa bazaar (old clothes market) occupied footpaths and of Nicholson and Mayo Hospital roads, causing traffic mess. In the winter, it is difficult to travel on roads adjacent to Landa Market, a number of people told APP here on Friday. Residents of the locality complained that due to encroachment they were facing many problems as authorities were least interested to take action against encroachments. They urged the authorities concerned to make a comprehensive strategy to remove these encroachments to clear the road and ensure flow of traffic. ... Saturday, October 25, 2014 Details

Polio eradication is joint responsibility, says Shahbaz

Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that eradication of Polio from the country is the top priority of the government. In his message on World Anti-Polio Day, the Chief Minister said that in addition to the government, every member of the society will have to play an active role for rooting out the menace of Polio. He said that coordinated efforts are needed at every level to save the children from Polio virus and it is possible only if every citizen supplemented the sincere endeavours of the government in this regard. ... Saturday, October 25, 2014 Details

ATC adjourns Gullu Butt’s vandalism case till Oct 27

Lahore—Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday has adjourned Gullu Butt’s case hearing till October 27. Constable Abu Bakar got his recorded regarding Gullu Butt’s act of vandalism following which the court issued notices to further witness and adjourned the proceedings till October 27. ... Friday, October 24, 2014 Details

Political will at highest level needed for eradication of polio

Lahore—Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Khawaja Salman Raffique has said that political will at the highest level is required in the four provinces for the eradication of polio. He said that hardwork and concentration is required all over the country for rooting out polio. He further said that Punjab government, under the directions of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, has taken concrete steps and is endeavouring hard to eradicate polio due to which despite having higher population than other three provinces only three polio cases out of total 212 cases, have been detected in Punjab. ... Friday, October 24, 2014 Details

UHS to host international dental research moot

Lahore—The First Annual Conference of Pakistan Association for Dental Research (PADR) will kick off here at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Saturday (tomorrow). The 2-day international conference is being organized by UHS Oral Biology Department in collaboration with Pakistan Association of Orthodontists, Pakistan Dental Association and COMSATS. The theme of the conference is “Translating Research Evidence into Dental Practice”. Over 500 scholars, researchers and dentists from UK, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan will participate in the conference. The guest speakers include Dr Syed Ali Khurrum, a clinician based at University of Sheffield, UK, Dr Kashif Hafeez from Royal Society of Edinburgh and Dr Sobia Bilal from International Medical University, Malaysia. ... Friday, October 24, 2014 Details

Role of pathologists highlighted in colorectal cancer diagnosis

Lahore—With the rapid advancement in medicine, the role of pathologists in the management of patients with colorectal (large intestine) cancer has greatly expanded from traditional analysers of samples to clinical consultants for gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists and medical geneticists. ... Friday, October 24, 2014 Details

Norway wants promotion of ties with Pakistan especially Punjab

Lahore—Ambassador of Norway in Pakistan Leif H. Larsen met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here Thursday. Matters of mutual interest, promotion of bilateral relations and cooperation in various sectors were discussed in the meeting. Norwegian Ambassador also offered to provide modern training to Punjab police. ... Friday, October 24, 2014 Details

Woman, child shot dead

Lahore—A man shot his wife and child dead at Brandath Road over domestic dispute here on Wednesday. Confessing his crime in front of media, Sajjad, 45 years old, claimed that he killed his wife, Sumaira, over her bad character. ... Thursday, October 23, 2014 Details

PU VC inaugurates new block at CEES

Lahore—Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has inaugurated new block at College of Earth and Environmental Sciences here on Wednesday. Dean Faculty of Law Prof Dr Shazia Qureshi, Dean Faculty of Science Prof Dr Shahid Kamal, Principal College of Earth and Environmental Sciences Prof Dr Firdous e Barin, Prof Emeritus Masood Aslam Mian, faculty members, senior officials and a large number of students were present on the occasion. Addressing the ceremony, Dr Mujahid Kamran said that there were irregularities in the college in the past but now the situation had improved. He said that he was happy to know that around 14 percent of the students of the college are PhD students which was an encouraging figure. ... Thursday, October 23, 2014 Details


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