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Day: January 22, 2023

Prof Sahar Ansari’s literary services applauded at a seminar

Metropolitan Cities
KARACHI:Administrator Karachi Dr. Syed Saifur Rahman has said that Professor Sahar Ansari recites poetry in an effective manner which leaves the audience mesmerized. "Professor Sahar Ansari's poetry has inspired many generations and he is considered one of the great poets, intellectuals and teachers from whom the new generation of poets can take guidance. The creative essence is prominent in his writings, with complete awareness of contemporary literature and literary movements. He keeps a keen eye on future literary scenarios, the Administrator expressed these views while addressing a one-day seminar on the subject of art and personality of Prof. Sahar Ansari organized by Chaak Literary Forum and Diamond Jubilee Committee of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation. On the occasion, Municip...

Mohsin Naqvi will be caretaker Punjab CM, hints Ahsan Iqbal

NAROWAL:Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has indicated that Syed Mohsin Raza Naqvi will be the caretaker chief minister of Punjab. Talking to newsmen in Narowal on Sunday, Ahsan Iqbal said “The three names picked by PTI Chairman Imran Khan for the Punjab CM slot have now become ineffective. Only Mohsin Naqvi’s name left and now there is no chance that anyone else will be the caretaker chief minister. Responding to a question, the minister said PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif and Senior Vice-President Maryam Nawaz will return to Pakistan soon. “Nawaz Sharif has given the task of party reorganization to Maryam Nawaz.” Ahsan Iqbal reiterated that Maryam Nawaz is an asset of the party. “When Imran Niazi was in power, it was Maryam Nawaz who led the party and supporte...

20 private security guards to prevent crimes in Naundero

NAUNDERO:As many as 20 private security guards were interviewed at a local Peoples Party office, their credentials were checked and posted to perform security duties to prevent thefts and robberies in Naundero here on Sunday after a surge in criminal activities in Bhutto's hometown. They were posted on the directives of MPA Faryal Talpur and were also given ammunition, security lights and weapons and were also handed over identity cards for their identification. They were also directed to always wear the cards while on night duty. In the 1st phase 20 guards were appointed and in the second phase five more will be selected. Local PPP leaders Syed Arshad Shah Rashdi, Muhammad Anwer Buriro, former municipality chairman A D Bhutto and elected councillors were also present on the occasion. ...

Minister laments some forces want Imran to remain politically popular

LAHORE:Expressing his exasperation, Federal Minister Javed Latif has said that some forces want Imran Khan to remain politically popular. Mr Latif was addressing a presser in Lahore on Sunday. He said it is mindboggling why no decision has been made on the pending cases against PTI Chairman Imran Khan. “Imran is being made Sadiq (truthful) and Amin (trustworthy) in another form,” the federal minister blasted wondering in whose interest it was to keep Imran politically popular. “Will this joke be played over and over again,” he said adding that once again the tug-of-war is being started. He said PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif has rendered so many sacrifices for the sake of this nation and state. Nawaz’s sacrifices are being wasted, he rued. The federal minister questioned at whose behe...

Marri participates in Cadet College Sanghar’s Parents Day

Metropolitan Cities
KARACHI:The 26th Parents Day of Cadet College Sanghar (CCS) was celebrated in a befitting manner on Sunday, in which Shazia Marri, Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Upon her arrival, she was received by Commandant CCS Commodore Zeeshan Ali SI (M). She was welcomed with Guard of Honour presented by smartly turned out cadets. While addressing the audience, the Federal Minister in her address, commended the efforts of CCS administration in turning the college into a recognized educational institution and praised them for holding a magnificent celebration. She added that despite its distant location, limited financing and resources, CCS offers best training facilities to the youth of Sindh. She also assured the full suppor...

Hub police recovers two bikes snatched from Karachi

HUB:Hub police claimed to have recovered two motorcycles snatched from Karachi during snap checking in Sakran area of Hub in Balochistan province on Sunday. Two alleged accused were also arrested during the operation. According to detail, two motorcycles, which had been stolen from the areas of Khuwaja Ajmir Police Station, Karachi and Pakistan Bazar Police Station, Karachi, were recovered from the possession of two alleged accused namely Shakeel Ahmed son of Zulfiqar Ali and Dalpal son of Abdul Majeed. The bikes were recovered during snap checking conducted by the staff of Police Station, Sakran, Hub under the supervision of Nabi Bakhsh Ronju, Station House Officer, Police Station, Sakran in compliance with the directions of SSP Hub, Muhammad Murad.