Monthly Archives: November, 2014

Reforms in health sector top priority: Chief Secretary Punjab

Reforms in health sector top priority: Chief Secretary Punjab LAHORE: Punjab Chief Secretary Naveed Akram Cheema has said that reforms in the health sector and provision of modern healthcare facilities to the people were the top priorities of the government. He was presiding over a high-level meeting regarding health sector reforms at the Civil Secretariat on […]

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 […]

‘Efforts being made to provide health facilities to masses’ in Punjab

‘Efforts being made to provide health facilities to masses’ in Punjab LAHORE: Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique has said that the Punjab government is utilising all possible resources to provide health facilities to the masses. “Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif considers health and education as the basic requisite for development and improving […]

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 […]

Work of Dr Aijaz Anwar, Anwar Ali showcased at the House of Nanna

Work of Dr Aijaz Anwar, Anwar Ali showcased at the House of Nanna LAHORE: Two exhibitions and a blood and eye donation awareness camp were held at the House of Nanna on Thursday, where paintings of renowned artist Dr Aijaz Anwar and cartoons of noted cartoonist Anwar Ali were displayed. A number of artists, educationists, art […]

4,495 students given laptops in district Rawalpindi

4,495 students given laptops in district Rawalpindi RAWALPINDI: As many as 4,495 brilliant and talented students of Rawalpindi district were awarded laptops here on Saturday. A laptop computers distribution ceremony for the students of Rawalpindi district, under the Chief Minister’s Youth Initiative Program, was held here at Government College for Women, 6th Road. MNA Tahira […]

Health department Punjab seeks 800 employees for polio campaign

Health department Punjab seeks 800 employees for polio campaign RAWALPINDI: Health department has sought about 800 employees from all government departments including education in connection with polio campaign. As many as 2075 teams are being set up to administer polio drops to the children during polio campaign between December 8-12, in Rawalpindi. 1696 among them […]

Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) offers 16 new courses of 3 to 6 months duration

Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) offers 16 new courses of 3 to 6 months duration RAWALPINDI: Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) Chairman Irfan Qaiser Shair has said that TEVTA is being revamping and will work according to the demands of the local industry, 16 new short courses of 3 to 6 […]

5 dialysis machines donated to HFH – Rawalpindi: Organisation of Graduates of Rawalpindi Medical College (RMC)

5 dialysis machines donated to HFH – Rawalpindi: Organisation of Graduates of Rawalpindi Medical College (RMC) Rawalpindi: Organisation of Graduates of Rawalpindi Medical College (RMC) overseas foundation has donated five more dialysis machines to the Holy Family Hospital (HFH). The donation is to facilitate even more patients who arrive at the hospital for dialysis. According to […]