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Punjab Governor presides over the consortium made on energy

LAHORE, MAR 4 /DNA/ – Punjab Governor Muhammad Balighur Rahman presided over the consortium made on energy as Chancellor of the Universities of Punjab. The purpose of the consortium is to make recommendations to government and related institutions through research and manpower in universities to solve energy problems. Chairman Punjab Higher Education Commission Dr. Shahid Munir and Vice Chancellors of various universities participated in the meeting. During the meeting all the members of the consortium put emphasis on the fact that University teachers, students needs to play a role inRead More

PTI leaders in line for Punjab CM seat

LAHORE, Mar 04 (DNA): As elections to the Punjab Assembly are due to be held on April 30, several PTI leaders are eyeing the seat of the Punjab chief minister. However, there is no doubt that former prime minister and PTI Chairman Imran Khan will announce the name of the party’s candidate for the coveted post. Here are the names of PTI leaders who are termed favourites. Former Punjab chief minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, who has recently joined the PTI as party’s central president, tops the list of leaders mostRead More

Lt Gen (retd) Nazir Ahmad appointed NAB chairman

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has appointed Lieutenant General (retd) Nazir Ahmad as the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) chairman for a three-year term. In a notification, the Ministry of Law and Justice said that the appointment had been made by the federal government after a consensus between Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Raja Riaz. The post of NAB chairman became vacant on February 15 after the acceptance of the resignation tendered by Aftab Sultan, the notification said. After “detailed deliberations”, both sides agreedRead More

Lady strangled to death her mother in law

QAZI SHOAIB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (MARCH-04): A lady has strangled to death her mother in law to avenge the family disputes here in Mohallah Amanpura within the purview of the police station Pindigheb in the early hours of Saturday. Police while quoting the family of the victim, said that the alleged killer Sajida Bibi was habitual of creatingpersonal feud with her mother in law Balqees Bibi over some domestic issues. On Saturday, both exchanged hot words on the pretest of their disputesto get rid of daily quarrel, Sajida Bibi interceptedRead More

Ambassadors show keen interest in RCCI Education Summit & Expo

DNA Rawalpindi: Foreign ambassadors have shown keen interest in the two-day international education summit and expo organized by the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) here on Saturday. Syrian Ambassador Dr. Rameez Al-Rai, Indonesian Ambassador Adam Togyu and Moroccan Ambassador Mohamed Karmoune visited the stalls set up by various universities at the Education Expo and took information. Indonesian envoy Adam Tugio informed that Pakistani students are being offered under Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (KNB) programme, and added that it will provide an opportunity for local students to pursue post-graduate degreesRead More

Restoration of Pakistan’s economy ‘very difficult’: Miftah Ismail

KARACHI: Former federal minister Miftah Ismail on Saturday said that the restoration of Pakistan’s economy was a “difficult” task and hoped for God to have mercy on the country. Miftah, during an address to an event in the port city, said the economic recovery was a daunting and “very difficult task” and that “sacrifices” would have to be made to navigate the country out of the ongoing economic crisis. The former finance minister said despite the fact that powers were devolved to provinces under the 18th Amendment, funds still doRead More