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Khadija Shah’s health ‘deteriorates’ in Lahore jail

LAHORE, MAY 28 (DNA) — Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporter and prime suspect in the attack on the corps commander’s house, Khadija Shah’s, health suddenly “deteriorated” at Lahore’s Central Jail. According to sources within Kot Lakhpat jail, the fashion designer was suffering from stomach issues for the last 2 days. Shah, who is also the daughter of former finance minister Dr Salman Shah, was sent to jail on seven-day judicial remand by the anti-terrorism court (ATC) in the Jinnah House attack case. Khadija Shah was produced before the ATC Lahore byRead More

Scorching heat: Six children drown in Khairpur, Tharparkar

KHAIRPUR/THARPARKAR, MAY 28 (DNA) — Six children drowned in two separate incidents in Khairpur and Tharparkar districts on Sunday, police and rescuers said. Four of them lost their lives in Khairpur where the tragic incident was reported in Waris Ujan village near Tando Masti Khan.  They were trying to beat the scorching heat affecting Sindh and other southern parts of the country while having a bath in a pond. According to police, a total of six children were swimming in the pond at a fish farm. However, the locals managedRead More

RBISE Taking Strict Action Against ‘Boti Mafia’

QAZI SHOAIB KHAN ATTOCK, MAY 28 /DNA/ – The Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary education (RBISE) on the directives of commissioner Rawalpindi Division Liaquat Ali Chatta, is taking strict action in accordance with the law against ‘Boti Mafia,’ and foolproof arrangements were finalized for the ongoing Higher Secondary school Certificate (HSSC) annual exams, said a RBISE spokesman.  He informed that the board had formed special teams to monitor the examination centres. He said strict monitoring of the examination centres was being ensured by the board and the district administration.Read More

First annual prize distribution ceremony of LUMHS

By Rehan Khan Khushik  HYDERABAD. The first annual prize distribution ceremony of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro Public School Jamshoro was held in which the special guest, LUMHS Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Ikram u Ddin Ujjan while speaking to the ceremony said that  it was started last year but due to quality education of this school, so many children of employees of other institutes and private people came for admission that we have less classes. He said that we are trying to build new classes, the constructionRead More

Shiites, not Jews, emerge as a touchstone of Saudi moderation

Saudi Arabia has removed anti-Semitic and anti-Israeli references from Islamic studies schoolbooks, according to an Israeli textbook watchdog. The watchdog, the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se), said the deletions were part of a broader textbook revision that also eliminated anti-Christian references and toned-down negative portrayals of infidels and polytheists. Instead of explicitly referring to infidels and hypocrites, the revised textbooks asserted that on the Day of Judgement. Hell, “the home of painful punishment,” would be reserved for “deniers,” rejecting Mohammed’s prophecy. Deniers replaced theRead More

Afghan acting PM receives Pakistani envoy

KABUL, MAY 28 (DNA) — Acting Afghan Prime Minister, Mawlavi Abdul Kabir, in a meeting with Pakistan Chargé d’ affairs, said that Afghanistan wants good ties with all its neighbors and regions. The Pakistan Chargé d’ affaires Obaidul Rehman Nizamani, in this meeting with Acting Prime Minister, Mawlavi Kabir, said that the ground opportunities have been laid for the development of trade exchanges between the two sides adding that its country will not hesitate to cooperate in this sector, a statement said released by presidential palace. Pakistan’s officials have alwaysRead More