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May 22, 2017

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Briefs

Briefs

Shahbaz condoles

By our correspondent

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has expressed sense of grief over the death of mother of anchorperson Mubasher Luqman.  In a condolence message, the chief minister prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage and strength to the members of the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude.  The CM also expressed sorrow over the death of Abdul Raheem Mandokhel, central deputy chairman PakhtunKhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) and MNA.  In a condolence message, he prayed that may Allah rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude.

 

Two-day symposium concludes

By our correspondent

SUKKUR A two-day symposium on collaboration between academia and industry to do research on water technology concluded in the training centre of Foreign Faculty Hostel, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Jamshoro.  The two-day symposium was organised by the U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W), based in MUET, in collaboration with the University of Utah.

 

Sindh govt fails to implement PPP chairman’s order

By our correspondent

NAWABSHAH: Following the instructions of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to bring improvement in educational standard in Sindh, Sindh Education and Literacy Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar had announced to take steps for reopening closed schools and  for tackling teachers’ absenteeism. However, the tall claims of the Sindh government were too shallow as no implementation has been made yet. On the other hand, the orders of the Sindh High Court’s Hyderabad-Circuit Bench to Secretary Education for taking action against government employees involved in journalism were also flouted.

 

Disabled women given cows

By our correspondent 

LAHORE: The Livestock and Dairy Development Department distributed buffaloes and cows among 19 disabled women at a ceremony arranged under a welfare programme. Federal Parliamentary Secretary Talal Chaudhry and Punjab Chief Minister’s Special Assistant Rai Haider Ali distributed the cattle at the ceremony. 

 

TT SINGH: APML chief coordinator Ahmad Raza Kasuri has asked PM Nawaz Sharif to resign from his office otherwise ‘Go Nawaz Go’ movement will force him to resign.

PESHAWAR: Two policemen were wounded when armed men attacked a checkpost near Shamshatoo Refugee Camp here on Sunday night. An official said that Constable Muzammil and special police officer, Amin, sustained injuries when armed men opened fire on the police post.

Two policemen

PESHAWAR: Two policemen were wounded when armed men attacked a checkpost near Shamshatoo Refugee Camp here on Sunday night. An official
said that Constable Muzammil and special police officer, Amin, sustained injuries when armed men opened fire on the police post.

 

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