Youngster commits suicide

Shikarpur: A youngster committed suicide in village Gaheja near Madeji within the jurisdiction of Gaheja police station on Wednesday. According to details, the youngster identified as Shahnawaz, aged 16, son of Azizullah Abro, committed suicide by hanging himself with rope due to extreme poverty in village Gaheja near Madeji. He was the only person who was earning livelihood for his entire family who got fed-up Read More…

Call to reduce fee for participation in German exhibition

LAHORE: Senior Vice Chairman, Pakistan Carpets Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PCMAEA) Riaz Ahmed Sunday demanded of the government to review entry fee for the participants in Domotax exhibition to be held in Germany. In a joint statement, Ahmed said due to the coronavirus pandemic and decrease in exports in Pakistan, the carpet manufacturers were not in a position to pay full fee to participate in the Read More…

Security beef for Cantonment Board Peshawar election

PESHAWAR: The distribution of election materials for Cantonment Board Peshawar elections has started and the election materials are being handed over to the respective presiding officers from the election cell here. For the smooth conduct of the election on Sunday, special security arrangements have also been made for the distribution of election materials besides holding of the election in a transparent way. Read More…

Punjab Govt extends lockdown in 15 selected districts

ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Government, following recommendations of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), has extended lockdown in 15 selected districts due to outbreak of Corona pandemic. According to notification issued by Primary and Secondary Health Care Department on Friday, lockdown will remain enforced in 15 high-risk districts till September 15. The 15 high-risk districts are Lahore, Rawalpindi, FaisaRead More…

CM expressed condolence over death of secretary coordination’s mother

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar on Wednesday visited residence of Secretary Coordination Saqrat Aman Rana in Johar Town. Chief Minister Usman Buzdar conveyed his condolences to Saqrat Aman Rana on the demise of his mother. He expressed heartfelt sympathy and condolences to Saqrat Aman Rana and the bereaved family. Chief Minister Usman Buzdar offered Fateha for the departed soul and prayed for pRead More…

CM expresses sorrow over loss of human lives

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has expressed sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives due to a vehicle falling into a rain nullah near Gujarat. Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has expressed his heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the bereaved family. He sought report from Commissioner Gujranwala Division regarding the tragic incident. Read More…

XJTLU Expert: Lessons Learned From China’s War On Poverty

SUZHOU, China, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In 2016, China officially pledged that by the end of 2020, it would raise its remaining 832 counties out of extreme poverty – a target reached last November. Last Thursday, China’s President Xi Jinping hailed the achievement as a “complete victory” at a ceremony in Beijing to honour key project participants. Dr Alessandra Cappelletti, Associate Professor at theRead More…

PBM to establish new Panagahs countrywide: MD

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) is planning to establish new Panagahs (Shelter Homes) throughout the country under the umbrella of Ehsaas Programme. According to a Radio Pakistan report, talking to official media, Managing Director PBM Malik Zaheer Abbas said the expansion plan of this project is going to be executed on fast track. He said so far 2.5 million beneficiaries have been provided services in PanRead More…

CS Balochistan reviews uplift works of Gwadar

QUETTA: Chief Secretary Balochistan, Mather Niaz Rana, arrived Gwadar on Saturday. He was greeted at Gwadar International Airport by Commissioner, Mekran Division, Shah Irfan Gharsheen, Deputy Commissioner, Gwadar, Abdul Kabeer Zarkoon and other authorities. Rana and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on CPEC Affairs attended a meeting held in connection with water issues and other problems of Gwadar. Briefing Read More…

Adult education centres established in Sahiwal Jail

SAHIWAL: Five adult education centres have been set up in central jail Sahiwal under the auspices of Literacy and Informal Education Department Punjab. Deputy Commissioner Babar Bashir inaugurated the centres here on Thursday. Addressing on the occasion, the DC said the aim of setting up adult education centres was to literate the inmates through specific courses. He urged the inmates to get benefit of adult educatRead More…