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Scam of bogus attendances of children in schools unearthed in Rawalpindi

Scam of bogus attendances of children in schools unearthed in Rawalpindi RAWALPINDI- Education department Rawalpindi has decided to take action, in scam of bogus attendances of students in certain schools of Rawalpindi City and Cantt. Education department Rawalpindi has started checking of new enrolment in schools under the directives of provincial secretary schools education. During […]

Gearing up for AIDS-free generation – – AIDS Day celebrated in Lahore

Gearing up for AIDS-free generation – – AIDS Day celebrated in Lahore LAHORE – Like other around the world, the World AIDS Day was observed across the country Monday to raise awareness and encourage progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in high prevalence countries. The Day is observed on December 1 every year under […]

KIPS students awarded at Alhamra Lahore

KIPS students awarded at Alhamra Lahore LAHORE – Provincial Minister for Education Rana Mashhood on Monday distributed prizes among KIPS students at Alhamra. Rana Mashhood, while addressing the ceremony, appreciated the efforts of KIPS Chief Executive Abid Wazir Khan and Managing Director Salman Maqsood for promoting education. On this occasion, Education Minister gave away special […]

Five new AIDS diagnostic centres in Sindh soon in Sindh

Five new AIDS diagnostic centres in Sindh soon in Sindh KARACHI: Provincial Programme Manager, Sindh AIDS Control Programme (SACP) Dr Sikander Ali Shah, on Thursday said five new AIDS diagnostic centres would be established in different cities of Sindh province soon and preparation of a PC-1 of these centres is in final stage. He shared […]

Sindh Culture Day on 7th December 2014

Sindh Culture Day on 7th December 2014 KARACHI: Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh Ms Sharmila Faruqui announced on Tuesday that provincial culture department would celebrate the Sindh Culture Day on 7th December 2014 throughout Sindh province with full zest. This she said while presiding over a meeting at Directorate Culture Karachi, regarding arrangements of […]

Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah tells Education Department to prioritise development schemes

Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah tells Education Department to prioritise development schemes KARACHI: Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has asked the Education Department to prioritise development schemes which were supposed to be completed by the end of June, and asked the provincial Works and Services Department to expedite the pace of development work and ensure […]

World AIDS Day today: Campaign ‘No syringe – need life’ launched

World AIDS Day today: Campaign ‘No syringe – need life’ launched LAHORE: A campaign titled “No syringe – need life” was launched against injection drug users (IDUs) in the provincial capital on the eve of World AIDS Day, being observed today (Monday). Speaking at the launch of the campaign Chauburji Park, anti drugs/narcotics campaign consultant […]

Misbehaviour with polio workers not to be tolerated, saysPunjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif

Misbehaviour with polio workers not to be tolerated, saysPunjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that maximum resources are being utilized for elimination of polio and anti-polio campaign should be pursued as a movement. He said that no effort should be spared for saving the children against […]

Children’s Literature Festival Lahore concludes

Children’s Literature Festival Lahore concludes LAHORE: The last day of the three-day-long Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) at the Children’s Library Complex (CLC) on Saturday was marked by fun-filled activities designed to cater to the participating children, with an aim to promote the culture of book reading among youngsters and help them develop critical thinking and […]

The Environment Protection Foundation (TEPF) organises tree-plantation campaign: 450 students turn St Joseph School into a green campus

The Environment Protection Foundation (TEPF) organises tree-plantation campaign: 450 students turn St Joseph School into a green campus LAHORE: The Environment Protection Foundation (TEPF) organised a tree plantation campaign on Saturday, where integrated teams of approximately 450 student planted saplings at St Joseph School, turning it into a “green campus”. Volunteers from various private and […]

Children’s Literature Festival Lahore: ‘Books and education can ease intolerance, extremism’

Children’s Literature Festival Lahore: ‘Books and education can ease intolerance, extremism’ LAHORE: The second day of the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) featured multiple activities designed to promote a culture of book reading in children and help them to develop their abilities in areas such as critical thinking and creative writing. The CLF has also engaged […]

Three children die as school bus plunges into drain in Lahore

Three children die as school bus plunges into drain in Lahore LAHORE: At least three schoolchildren were killed and seven others injured when their bus fell into Rohi Nullah in the precincts of Kahna police on Friday. The deceased children have been identified as Ehtesham, 10, Anees, 8, and Kashif, 12, all residents of Kahna. […]

Three polio workers beaten up in Lahore

Three polio workers beaten up in Lahore LAHORE: Three anti-polio workers were beaten up on Thursday after they insisted on administering polio drops to a child whose family refused to go ahead with the immunisation. Police said that a polio team of three male workers were administering polio drops in Sadiq Colony where a child’s […]

Children’s Literature Festival kicks off

Children’s Literature Festival kicks off LAHORE: The Children’s Literature Festival kicked off at the Children Library Complex Lahore. The first day was dedicated to teachers’ literature featuring multiple activities including interactive sessions, workshops, training sessions, and other educational activities for participating teachers Organised by the Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) in collaboration with the Oxford University Press (OUP) […]

Ivory Emporium to hold exhibition of vintage scarves next month

Ivory Emporium to hold exhibition of vintage scarves next month LAHORE: After a decade of buying from a trove of trusted sources, the Ivory Emporium brings its first collection to Pakistan: a hand-selected collection of collector quality, high-end designer scarves. The debut collection called ‘Luxe en Soie’ includes iconic pieces from the design houses of […]

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