Monthly Archives: March 2012

Firing incidents in various areas of Karachi 13 more killed during 24 hours

KARACHI: Firing incidents in various areas of Karachi claimed seven more lives on late Friday night, raising death toll to 13 during last 24 hours, Geo News reported.

According to the report, four out of five victims of firing incident, occurred in Banaras, succumbed to their injuries on late Friday, hospital sources said.

The incident of firing took place on Banaras bridge where unidentified armed men opened fire at a bike and a car, resultantly five people got critical injuries.

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Punjab University Academic Staff Association delegation meets PU Vice Chancellor VC

PU ASA delegation meets PU VC
LAHORE Punjab University Academic Staff Association called on Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran at his office here on Friday. President PUASA Prof Dr Amir Sarwar, General Secretary Javed Sami and other elected members participated in the meeting. Dr Kamran welcomed the delegation and congratulated them for their success. PUASA members discussed various issues for the welfare of university teachers in the

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Punjab government, World Wide Fund (WWF) sign MoU to curb environmental pollution

Staff Report

LAHORE: A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Punjab government and the World Wide Fund (WWF) on Friday for cooperation in overcoming environmental pollution.

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and WWF Director (Operations) Anwar Naseem signed the document.

Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan, Special Assistant Manshullah Butt and Corporate Relations Manager Sania Khan were also present.

Speaking on the occasion, the chief

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Lahore College for Women University LCWU Annual Sports Day

Brilliant show
Students perform aerobics at the LCWU Annual Sports Day,
LCWU holds sports day
LAHORE: The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) held its Annual Sports Day on Friday. Former LCWU vice chancellor Dr Bushra Mateen was the chief guest, whereas VC Dr Sabiha Mansoor, faculty members, students and parents were also present on the occasion.

Students of intermediate, graduation, masters and PhD showed their sports spirit and enthusiasm by participating in different sports

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OPDs of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) and National Institute of Child Health (NICH) closed on 7th consecutive day

Karachi: A large number of patients faced problems as OPDs and operation theaters of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) and National Institute of Child Health (NICH) remained closed on consecutive seventh day due to strike of nurses and paramedics. Meanwhile, dozens of protesting nurses and paramedics gathered in front of Karachi Press Club and told media they were receiving threatening messages, in which they are asked to end their protest. However, parents of admitted patients at

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Energy conservation day today mitigation of global warming and climate change day

RAWALPINDI: Like in most others countries of the world, energy conservation, mitigation of global warming and climate change day will be observed in the country today.

Lights will be switched off for one hour across the country from 8:30pm to 9:30 tonight.

By celebrating the day, the Ministry of National Disaster Management will join 150 countries, 5200 cities and millions of people around the world in the universal initiative for energy conservation, global warming and climate. The

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Treehouse Nursery and Kindergarten holds annual graduation ceremony

ISLAMABAD: The Treehouse Nursery and Kindergarten held its annual graduation ceremony Friday. A large number of parents, and children, ranging from the ages of 18 months to 5 years, attended the ceremony.

The children performed various educational skits, nursery rhymes, and a walk through the golden ages. The graduating class of five-year-old children brought to life a number of famous Shakespeare plays that enthralled the audiences.

Owned and managed my Nadia K Manzur, the Treehouse

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30th annual Spring Flowers and Vegetable Show opens Capital Development Authority (CDA) has organised

ISLAMABAD: The 30th annual Spring Flowers and Vegetable Show opened at the Rose and Jasmine Garden in the capital on Friday. The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has organised the three-day event.

CDA Chairman Engineer Farkhand Iqbal inaugurated the event. Member Environment, Mian Waheedudin, representatives of different public and private sectors were also present in the event.

Speaking on the occasion, Iqbal said that flowers are the integral part of our life and every effort will be

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15th school destroyed in Charsadda district

15th Charsadda school blown up CHARSADDA: The militants blew up a government-run school in Sardheri area on Friday, police sources said.

The sources said the militants had planted explosive devices at the building of the Government Primary School Ibrahimzai in Sardheri.The structure of the two-room school was razed to the ground when the explosives went off one after the other at 2am, the sources added.

The bomb disposal unit officials said that 12 kilograms of explosives were used in

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LAHORE Flower show inaugurated at a local golf club by former Punjab Governor

Flower show LAHORE
A flower show was inaugurated at a local golf club by former Punjab Governor Lt-Gen(r) Khalid Maqbool on Friday. Khalid Maqbool in his inaugural comments said that Pakistan was most fortunate to have the best quality of earth and enabled people to enjoy greenery, flowers and crops of top quality. Omer Mir hoped the show would trigger activity amongst rose breeders. Over 14,000 plants displayed over 80 varieties in 99 beds with 40pc roses developed locally. Parvez Qureshi,

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