• briefs...

      January 31, 2011
      Print : Karachi

      Human rights cell to start functioning soon

      By our correspondent

      A meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) to be held during the first week of February would authenticate the formal establishment of the Human Rights Complaint Cell after which it would function around-the-clock. This was disclosed in a progress report prepared by the director for human rights. The report, which was submitted to Minister for Human Rights Nadia Gabol also underlined the objectives of the cell, a press release issued on Sunday said.

      Partly cloudy weather forecast

      The Met office has forecast partly cloudy weather with minimum temperature ranging between 10 to 12 degrees centigrade for Karachi during the next 24 hours. Fair weather with cold night has been forecast for the Hyderabad Division, while Mirpurkhas, Sukkur and Larkana divisions will brave fair weather with cold nights. On Sunday, the highest maximum temperature of 28.5 degrees centigrade was recorded at Gwadar and the lowest minimum of -03.5 degrees centigrade was recorded at the Kalat Hill Station.

      Man killed for resisting robbers

      By our correspondent

      A man was killed by two armed robbers at his residence when he offered resistance in the Jamshed Quarter police limits on Sunday. The man was the owner of a bakery. The armed men barged into the residence of Muhammad Iqbal, 50, situated in Patel Para and snatched cash and a mobile phone from his brother, Abdul Sattar, at gunpoint. But when the armed men tried to rob Iqbal, he offered resistance after which they fired at him. Leaving the bakery owner injured, the robbers fled the scene. He died on the way to the Civil Hospital.

      Boy drowns in water tank

      By our correspondent

      A minor boy drowned in an underground water tank in the Shah Latif Town police limits on Sunday. Six-year-old Hazoor Bukhsh son of Ghani Bukhsh fell in the water tank of his residence in Madina Colony while he was playing. After few minutes, his family members started search for him as he was not in the house and found his body floating in the water tank. They immediately took his body to hospital.

      Youth programme lauded

      By our correspondent


      District Coordination Officer (DCO), Karachi, Muhammad Hussain Syed has appreciated the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Youth Development Programme (BBSYDP) and expressed hope that the programme would get success as it provides good opportunities to our youth to utilise their talents and skills and gets them jobs in various sectors. He expressed these views during a meeting at the DCO’s office at the Civic Centre in which Syeda Masooma Rizvi, District Monitoring Coordinator for Karachi, briefed the DCO on the programme. She disclosed that 45 million youths in Pakistan were unemployed.

      briefs... was posted in Karachi of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on January 31, 2011 and was last updated on January 31, 2011. This news story is related to Archive - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. Permanent link to the news story "briefs..." is https://www.thenews.com.pk/archive/print/282824-briefs...