Pakistan Observer

Islamabad

Police net 13 lawbreakers including two gamblers

Rawalpindi—Rawalpindi Police in its crackdowns against anti-social elements have netted 13 lawbreakers including two gamblers and recovered 3780 grams charras, 32 liter wine, three bottles of liquor, one revolver 32 bore with three rounds and two stolen vehicles from the possession of the accused. ... Saturday, February 06, 2016 Details

Lok Virsa to hold mother languages literature festival

Islamabad—National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) would organize two-day Pakistan mother languages literature festival from February 20. The Festival will be organised in collaboration with Indus Cultural Forum and Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO). ... Saturday, February 06, 2016 Details

Special session of Senate on Feb 10

Islamabad—Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani on Friday summoned a session of the Senate at the Parliament House on Wednesday (Feb 10). ... Saturday, February 06, 2016 Details

Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema appointment hailed

Islamabad—Chairman Skill Development Council, Islamabad M AkramFarid said that Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema ED NAVTTC has passion to change the fate of unskilled workers by imparting technical and vocational training, subsequently enable for jobs. ... Saturday, February 06, 2016 Details

Speed breakers causing accidents in Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi—The placing of speed breakers from 502 Workshop up-to JCO Quarters along Adiala road is causing traffic jams and has led to a number of accidents. The residents of New Lalazar, Rah-e Amen Askari 7 and 14 are perplexed why the ... Saturday, February 06, 2016 Details

4pc of GDP recommended for education

Islamabad—In what seems to be an attempt to uplift the education sector, uniform education along with increasing education spending to 4 per cent of the GDP was recommended. Speakers at a forum organized by Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform recommended that Urdu should be introduced as the medium of instruction. ... Saturday, February 06, 2016 Details

Unit set up at HFH to register cancer patients

Rawalpindi—To combine the data of cancer patients, a unit has been set up at Holy Family Hospital (HFH) here. Speaking on the occasion as Chief guest Principal Rawalpindi Medical College and Allied Hospitals, Professor Dr. Muhammad Umar said that in order to get relevant data and improve ... Saturday, February 06, 2016 Details

Int’l community should heed to decades long miseries of Kashmiris: speakers

Islamabad—On ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’, MUSLIM Institute organized a rally from China Chowk to National Press Club Islamabad wherelarge number of people different walks of life including members of civil society, political and social sector, students, lawyers and journalists participated. Participants of rally carried placards and banners displayingslogans ... Saturday, February 06, 2016 Details

Strong relationship in political, economic fields bind Pakistan, Sri Lanka: HC

Islamabad—High Commissioner of Sri Lanka Major Gen. (Retd) Jayanath Lokuketagodage hosted a reception in Islamabad on the eve of 68th Independence Day of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. It was attended by a large number of diplomats, members of the Parliament and members of the business community besides others. Federal Minister for ... Saturday, February 06, 2016 Details

Children show solidarity with Kashmiris at RAC

Rawalpindi—Rawalpindi Arts Council on Friday arranged a Tableaus, Kashmiri Songs and Speech Competition among the school students to show solidarity with innocent people of Indian Held Kashmir. ... Saturday, February 06, 2016 Details

15 days deadline given to heads of police stations for quality performance

Islamabad—Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Sajid Kiani has given deadline of 15 days to all heads of police stations to ensure quality working environment and effective policing measures in their respective areas. He formally gave this deadline while addressing a meeting held to review the crime situation in the city as well as performance of police ... Saturday, February 06, 2016 Details

Two dacoits arrested

Rawalpindi—Police have arrested two suspected dacoits and recovered weapons from their possession. ... Friday, February 05, 2016 Details