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Over 300 employees registered in smart policing

District
Bahawalpur: The district police Bahawalpur continues the registration of people engaged in informal work through smart policing and an online system. According to a Bahawalpur police spokesman, the district police have been utilizing modern information technology software programs and devices to register employees and data of different private organization and institutions. He said that the district police had registered more than 300 employees of private institutions. The spokesman urged the citizens to get their informal workers registered with police who had been working at their houses, shops or industrial units.

First time CPO and AKU holds ceremony on memorandum of understanding

Metropolitan Cities
KARACHI: Central Police Office Karachi held a dignified ceremony on the memorandum of understanding between the Sindh Police and the Aga Khan Hospital and the Medical College Foundation was formally signed by IG Sindh Ghulam Nabi Memon and the authorized Chief Executive Officer on Thursday. This was the first time. A formal written agreement had been arranged between the Aga Khan Hospital and the Sindh Police. On this occasion, AIG Welfare Sindh Faisal Abdullah Chachadar and other police officers on behalf of the Sindh Police also signed a memorandum of understanding with three other representatives of the Aga Khan Hospital also signed the memorandum. According to the memorandum of understanding, the Aga Khan Hospital administration will be obliged to provide all the necessary treatm...

Two children fall prey to Taxila gas leakage explosion

District
Taxila: Two children were killed and three other people injured in a gas leakage explosion at a house in Taxila on Thursday morning. The injured included another child, their mother and an elder of the family. The blast took place when a member of the family tried to start a fire in the morning. Rescue fire tenders and emergency ambulances took part in the relief operation and shifted the injured to a hospital for treatment. The dead children were identified as four-year-old Saudais and five-year-old Awais. Earlier, four children of a family were killed in an explosion triggered by gas leakage in Quetta’s Kharotabad area on Wednesday. Two women also sustained injuries in the incident took place in Badezai Town of Kharotabad.

Texworld/Apparel Sourcing Paris fair starts on 6th Feb at Pakistan Pavilion

Business
Karachi: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan will be organizing the Texworld/Apparel Sourcing Paris fair on 6-8 February, 2023 at the Pakistan Pavilion. 19 Fabric and Garments Manufacturers will take part in fair from Pakistan, as per the Pre-Press Release, Thursday. Texworld Evolution Paris brings together, twice a year in Paris, a thousand exhibitors from the fashion industry. It offers professional buyers from all over the world a sourcing platform with a wide variety of products ranging from basics to the most creative and qualitative. With nearly 750 companies from twenty countries, these three days will be an opportunity for visitors to renew their acquaintance, after three years of instability, with the offer of the great Asian weavers, embroiderers, and garment makers in par...

Rupee plunges to historic low of Rs255 against US dollar

Business
Karachi: The Pakistani rupee plunged to historic low of Rs255 against the US dollar in the interbank market on Thursday. The clouds over Pakistan’s currency market are getting darker and darker with no hope in sight as the rupee suffered 27th consecutive hammering at the hands of the US dollar in the interbank market. The data provided by the forex dealers suggested that the greenback shot up to the historic level of 255 as it appreciated by massive Rs24.11 in interbank market by Thursday afternoon and was currently being traded at Rs255. The latest rampant surge in the value of the US dollar has multiplied Pakistan's foreign debts by over Rs2, 000 billion. The situation was no different in the open market where the US dollar jumped up by Rs12 and was exchanging hands at Rs255 by noo...

CM Mohsin Naqvi orders stern action against Lahore

Metropolitan Cities
Karachi: Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi Thursday took notice of the incident of burning a young housemaid’s legs in the southern part of Lahore Cantonment. The chief minister sought a report from the Punjab inspector general of police (IGP) and ordered immediate arrest of the accused. The chief minister also ordered best medical facilities to the victim girl and dispensation of justice to her. It is to be noted here that the house owners burnt the legs of a young maid in the southern part of Lahore Cantonment. According to police, the legs of 13-year-old Maryam were burnt in a stove in Nadirabad area. The accused were identified as Afshan, Akmal and Nadeem. The maid was shifted to a hospital for medical treatment. A case was registered against the accused namely Nadeem, Akmal and...