Monthly Archives: June 2014

Punjab Irrigation and Drainage Authority PIDA website

LAHORE Newly renovated official website of Punjab Irrigation and Drainage Authority (PIDA) has been launched. The website developed with technical assistance of Punjab Information Technology Board contains necessary information for the benefit of farming community as well as material for guidance of cultivators regarding day to day affairs and matters related to Irrigation Department. The purpose of the website is to provide necessary information and guidance to the cultivators and other

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Merging of Government Elementary College (GEC) Rawalpindi into college notified

RAWALPINDI (Online): Government Elementary College (GEC) Rawalpindi has been merged into Girls Elementary College Islamabad despite protest by teachers and students. Secretary Education Punjab Abdul Jabbar Shaheen has issued notification in this regard. GEC Rawalpindi was performing national duty of imparting state of the art training to the teachers and enhancing their professional skill since the last 37 years. The government has issued notification of its disbandment with one stoke of pen

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Hearing of contempt of court plea against Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chairman adjourned

ISLAMABAD (Online): Islamabad High Court (IHC) has adjourned hearing of contempt of court case against Dr Mukhtiar Ahmad, chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) till July, 8.
Justice Noor ul Haq of IHC took up Muhammad Amir versus Dr Mukhtiar Ahmad case for hearing on Friday.
Shoaib Shaheen counsel for the petitioner, Chairman HEC, his counsel Roy Nawaz Kharal and Ali Nawaz Kharal appeared in the court.
Counsel for the petitioner told the court Muhammad Anis and Zia Batool were working

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Nisar for action against schools occupiers at Sukkur Institute of Business Administration (IBA)

SUKKUR (APP): Sindh Education Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has directed the officials of education department to take action against the occupiers of government schools.
He was talking to media persons after attending the certificate distribution ceremony at Sukkur Institute of Business Administration (IBA) here on Saturday.
He said that elected representatives have also been asked to identify such schools in their constituencies which are occupied, so that action could be taken.
Khuhro said

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PSF establishes guidance camp guide the students in FA , FSc admission in University of Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Pakhtoon Students Federation established a camp for the last five days to guide the students in FA , FSc admission in University of Peshawar. Talking to The Frontier Post Islamia Collage University President Ijaz Khan Yousafzai has said that the camp was working for the last four days and guide around 5,000 students in FA , Fsc admission. He said that provincial leader of Awami National Party were also visited in the camp and appreciated the role of the students of PSF for promoting

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Summer camp of players concludes in Peshawar at Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Coaching Centre

PESHAWAR: The summer camp for players of squash, athletics and table tennis ended on Saturday at Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Coaching Centre here.

Former squash world champion Jansher Khan was chief guest at the closing ceremony of the 26-day training camp.

Acting Director General Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Rasheeda Ghaznavi, Director PSB coaching centre Mohibullah Khan, former president Peshawar Press Club M Riaz and Kifayatullah Khan, secretary Table Tennis Association, were also present

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Shandur Polo Festival pulls crowds despite odds enjoy a variety of festivities at the highest polo ground in the world

PESHAWAR: Despite all odds, the Shandur Polo Festival succeeded in attracting thousands of visitors to enjoy a variety of festivities at the highest polo ground in the world.

Though the Shandur Polo Festival is celebrated every year from July 7-9, this year the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government decided to hold the festival a few days before the scheduled date due to the advent of Ramazan. The three-day event was celebrated from June 20-23.

Though the event was a success, the boycott of of the

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11th Women Swimming Gala held by the Islamabad Women Swimming Association at the Pakistan Sports Complex

ISLAMABAD: The 11th Women Swimming Gala was held by the Islamabad Women Swimming Association at the Pakistan Sports Complex.There were twelve events with three age-categories, namely under 10 years of age, 10 to 14 years of age, and above 14 years. Sixteen swimmers participated in the gala. Amongst them were Maham Ali, Wardah Fatima and Humna Nadeem who achieved most of the top two positions.Federal Board of Revenue Director General Seema Majid was the chief guest on the occasion. She

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Youth of Lyari exceptionally talented, needs right direction 175 Lyari youths awarded for honing English skills

KARACHI: The youth of Lyari is exceptionally talented and concerned authorities and stakeholders of the society should channelise the talent into right direction otherwise the talent might fall into the wrong hands which would be a loss for the nation.

Rafiq Tabani President Governing Board of Pakistan American Cultural Center (PACC) at the graduation ceremony of Lyari students on Saturday said objective of the programme was to equip Lyari youth with good communication and leadership skills

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Government Elementary College (GEC) merged into Girls Elementary College

RAWALPINDI: The Government Elementary College (GEC) has been merged into the Girls Elementary College, Islamabad, despite protest by the teachers and students. Punjab Education Secretary Abdul Jabbar Shaheen has issued notification in this regard. The GEC, Rawalpindi, was performing national duty of imparting state of the art training to the teachers and enhancing their professional skills since the last 37 years.
The government has issued notification of its disbandment with one stoke of

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