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Karachi

June 5, 2011
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Karachi

June 5, 2011

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Warrants for PPP MNA in fraud case
By Our Correspondent
LAHORE
An anti-corruption court on Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for PPP MNA Tariq Shabbir Khan Mayo, elected from Lahore, for not appearing before the court in connection with a fraud case against him. The court directed authorities concerned to ensure appearance of Tariq Shabbir who is also parliamentary secretary of law and justice before the court by June 8. The court had issued summons to him on several occasions for his appearance before the court in connection with his alleged involvement in a land grabbing case but he had not turned up. Tariq Shabbir joined hands with some civil servants in 1996 and illegally occupied precious land after preparing a fake registry of said plot.

Two LHC employees sacked
By Our Correspondent
LAHORE
THE Lahore High Court administration on Saturday dismissed two employees after they were found guilty of misconduct. Inquiry against Muhammad Niaz Khan, cook and Habib-ur-Rehman, Naib Qasid, was held on charges of inefficiency, carelessness and disobedience amounting to gross misconduct. They have been dismissed from service under rule 23-a(7) of the high court establishment(appointment and conditions of service rules).

Fraud accused remand extended
By Our Correspondent
LAHORE
AN accountability court on Saturday extended seven-day judicial remand of Rana Imtinan, an accused of obtaining illegal benefits and crime proceeds through fake collaterals in bogus loaning of Rs 140 million. On Saturday, the accused was produced before the court from a jail. The court has directed the NAB, Punjab, to submit supplementary chalan against the accused as soon as possible. The court has extended judicial remand of the accused by June 11. According to details, an investigation was authorised by the NAB against the accused and others on a complaint filed by the manager of National Bank of Pakistan, Lyton Road branch, Lahore.

It was alleged that the accused got bogus loans amounting to Rs 140 million against fake collaterals.

Graduation ceremony
By Our Correspondent
LAHORE
THE 15th annual graduation ceremony of a private school was held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal on Saturday in which 54 graduates of different grades were awarded degrees and medals. US Consul General Carmella Conroy was the chief guest at the ceremony which was attended by former Provincial Minister for Education Mian Imran Masood, a number of foreign guests, students and their parents. Carmella Conroy awarded degrees to the graduating students and congratulated them.
Doctors greeted
By Our Correspondent
LAHORE
ABOUT 100 doctors of the Post Graduate Medical Institute have been declared successful by the University of Health Sciences in different subjects in the examination 2010-11 on Saturday. While congratulating the successful doctors, administration of the Post Graduate Medical Institute and Lahore General Hospital wished more achievements for the doctors in future and hoped that they would render their best services for patients as specialist doctors.

Office-bearers
By Our Correspondent
LAHORE
THE election of the Society of Surgeons Pakistan, Lahore chapter, for the session 2011-13 were held at the Services Institute of Medical Sciences in which new office-bearers had been elected. Prof. Amir Zaman Khan has been elected as President, Dr. Hasnain Haider as General Secretary and Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Arian as Vice President.

Budget termed balanced
By Our Correspondent
LAHORE­
PAKISTAN People s Party (PPP) leader Ahmed Riaz Sheikh on Saturday termed the federal budget balanced and voter-friendly. He said the Peoples Party was a party of the masses therefore it had presented a masses friendly budget with maximum relief for the poor people of the country, as the party held the interest of its voters supreme. He said this was the fourth budget the PPP government had presented and it was in preparation for the next general elections.

PEF to promote child-friendly schooling
By Our Correspondent
LAHORE
THE Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) will benefit from the technical collaboration of international NGOs working in the field of child rights to promote child-friendly schooling in its about 2,500 partner schools in Punjab. PEF Chairman Raja Muhammad Anwar said this while talking to a two-member delegation of Plan Pakistan comprising Ms Virginia Khan, M&R manager and Syed Safdar Raza, advocacy officer, at his office on Saturday.

Five labs sealed
Five labs sealed: ON the direction of District Officer Environment Tariq Zaman, a special squad of the City District Government Lahore has sealed five clinical laboratories for disposing their infected waste along with the domestic waste. Correspondent

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