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February 24, 2016

Briefs

National

 
February 24, 2016

Girls’ cadet college will start classes in September

By our correspondent

NAWABSHAH: The first-ever Girls Cadet College being constructed on an area of 100 acres will start classes in September 2016. 

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Bakhtawar Cadet College for Girls.   The meeting was presided over by Air Vice Marshal Suleman Bukhari.   The meeting was also attended by Air Commodore Asif Shah.

The Air Vice Marshal said that the first batch would comprise about 300 cadets out of which 60 percent would be selected locally and 40 percent from all over the country.  He said that applications from intending girl cadets would be collected through PAF Employment Centers all over the country. 

Earlier, the Chief Engineer of Education Works, Muhammad Bachal Memon, briefed the meeting about the college.  He said that the project would cost Rs1,896 million while the academic block and the administration block had already been completed. The blocks were later visited by members of the Board of Directors.

 

Record of Khairpur prison impounded

By our correspondent

SUKKUR: The Anti-Corruption Establishment police raided the Central Jail in Khairpur on Tuesday and impounded the record of the jail from 2012 to 2015.  A team of the ACP headed by Circle Officer Imran Ali inspected the record of the prison for several hours in the premises of the prison and then impounded it for further scrutiny.   The circle officer said that the raid was conducted on the basis of complaints of embezzlement of development funds of millions of rupees.

Dosti bus service resumes today

ISLAMABAD: Dosti Bus Service between Lahore and New Delhi, which was suspended following the deadly communal riots in a north Indian state, would resume today (Wednesday). The bus carrying 28 passengers will leave for New Delhi today at 6 am, an official of the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) told APP on Tuesday. All the passengers had been informed to reach the bus terminal along with their documents he said.

 

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