Vigilance teams of BISE nab 154 students copyingHyderabad—The vigilance teams of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Hyderabad Saturday caught 154 male and female students red handed while copying in the examinations of Higher Secondary Certificate Part-I and Part-II Annual Examinations 2013.
According to a BISE spokesman, the 22 vigilance teams paid surprise visits to different examinations centres of Badin, Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Dadu, Thatta, Tando Allahyar, Tando Muhammad Khan and Benazirabad districts and caught 104 male and female candidates on charge of copying in the examinations. The teams also nabbed seven persons who were sitting in the examination centres and solving the papers in place of actual candidates, the spokesman informed.
2 injured in Jaffarabad blast
2 dead, 3 injured in road accidentsMuzaffargarh—Two persons were killed and three others sustained serious injuries in two road accidents here on Saturday. According to police, a local trader Maqsood Ali resident of Chowk Sarwar Shaheed was going to his home by a motorcycle when a speeding bus hit him. As a result, he died on the spot. Police concerned took the bus into custody while the driver managed to escape from the scene. In another accident, four persons were injured when a mini truck hit a motorcycle near Sultan Colony at Sanawan road. The injured were shifted to Nishtar Hospital where Hafiz Waris succumbed to injuries.
Hot, dry spell to continueIslamabad—Metereological Department has predicted mainly hot and dry weather in most parts of the country during next 12 hours. “Severe heat wave conditions will prevail in plain areas of Punjab, upper and central Sindh, Balochistan and southern Khyber Pakhtunkhawa”, it added.
Temperature of some major cities recorded this morning: Islamabad and Murree 20 degree centigrade, Lahore 27, Karachi 28t, Peshawar 22, Quetta 16, Gilgit 11 and Muzaffarabad 21 degree centigrade. The Multan met office has forecast hot and dry weather with chances of dustraising winds for the city and its suburbs during the next 24 hours.
AI demands end to repeated detentions under PSAIslamabad—Amnesty International (AI) has urged the puppet Chief Minister of IHK, Omar Abdullah, to issue an order directing the authorities to stop the practice of ‘revolving door detentions’ and not use black law, Public Safety Act, to repeatedly detain the same individual on similar grounds.
The Amnesty International in a statement said that the PSA detention records maintained by the Home Ministry of the occupied territory must be publicly accessible, especially to spouses and close family members and legal representatives assigned and agreed by detained persons, Kashmir media reported.