ANF recovers 241kg drugs in 14 operations

RAWALPINDI, Dec 02 (APP):Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) while conducting 14 operations across the country managed to recover 241kg drugs and arrested 14 accused including five women, said an ANF Headquarters spokesman here on Saturday. He informed that in an operation, 1942 grams Ice drug was recovered from the possession of a woman at Allama Iqbal International… Continue reading ANF recovers 241kg drugs in 14 operations

4,02,312 illegal afghans returned to homeland

ISLAMABAD, Dec 02 (APP):At least 4,02,312 illegal foreigners including Afghans have so far been repatriated to their homeland in a dignified and safe manner. The process of repatriation of illegal foreign nationals including Afghans to their homeland is continuing. “Thousands of Afghans are returning to their homeland on a daily basis through Chaman and Torkham… Continue reading 4,02,312 illegal afghans returned to homeland

Chinese company exhibits civil airport ground support equipment at CISCE

BEIJING, Dec. 2 (APP):A Chinese company exhibited diversified green and smart intelligent civil aviation equipment, a light-load new energy aviation catering truck, a connecting bridge, and a green energy supply rodless tractor at the 2023 China International Supply Chain Expo (CISCE) held in Beijing. “Established in 2011, we are one of the three largest manufacturers… Continue reading Chinese company exhibits civil airport ground support equipment at CISCE

LESCO detects 329 power pilferers in 24 hours

LAHORE, Dec 02 (APP):Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) has detected a total of 329 connections from where the customers were pilfering electricity in all its circles of five districts (Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Kasur and Okara) on the 84th day of grand anti-power theft campaign. The LESCO spokesman told media here on Saturday that the… Continue reading LESCO detects 329 power pilferers in 24 hours

Illegal housing colony, 2 plots sealed

FAISALABAD, Dec 01 (APP):Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA) has sealed an illegal housing colony on Sargodha Road and two plots over their commercial use in Madina Town and Gulberg. A spokesman of the FDA said here on Friday that under Local Government Ordinance 2001 and Development of Citizens Act 1976, all the housing scheme developers were… Continue reading Illegal housing colony, 2 plots sealed

Punjab launches historic prison health initiative screening 52,000 inmates for AIDS, communicable diseases

LAHORE, Dec 01 (APP):Punjab’s Minister for Primary and Secondary Hearealthc, Dr. Jamal Nasir, announced that, on Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi’s directive, 52,000 prisoners across 43 Punjab prisons underwent screening for AIDS, hepatitis B & C, TB, and non-communicable diseases. Addressing a program on World AIDS Day on Friday, the minister disclosed the commencement of AIDS… Continue reading Punjab launches historic prison health initiative screening 52,000 inmates for AIDS, communicable diseases

Farmers asked to complete sowing of late wheat varieties before Dec 10

MULTAN, Dec 01 (APP):Agriculture experts have asked farmers to complete sowing of late wheat varieties before December 10 and where necessary they can opt for dry sowing to avoid extraordinary delay. Agriculture spokesman, in a statement on Friday said farmers from irrigated areas should sow registered late seed varieties including Urooj-22, Dilkash-20, Bakhar Star, Anaj-2017,… Continue reading Farmers asked to complete sowing of late wheat varieties before Dec 10

Smog-intensity lessens, puts Lahore on 7th number in terms of pollution

LAHORE, Dec 01 (APP):The intensity of smog in the city has lessened and Lahore, in terms of pollution, has moved to the seventh place in the world. The Meteorological Department sources told APP on Friday that the average rate of smog in the city has been recorded at less than 200 (AQI). Air pollution has… Continue reading Smog-intensity lessens, puts Lahore on 7th number in terms of pollution

LESCO recovers over Rs 20m from 614 defaulters in 24 hours

LAHORE, Dec 01 (APP):The Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) in collaboration with Tehsildars (Recovery) has recovered Rs 20 million from  614  dead defaulters in all the five districts- Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Kasur and Okara- on 79th day of its recovery campaign. LESCO spokesman told media here Friday that on the 79th day, Chief Engineer… Continue reading LESCO recovers over Rs 20m from 614 defaulters in 24 hours

PU conference explores Allama Iqbal’s ideology for peace, prosperity

LAHORE, Dec 01 (APP):Punjab University Pakistan Study Centre on Friday organised a national conference on ‘Allama Iqbal: Evolution of Muslim Nationalism & Iqbal’s Ideology for Peace & Prosperity’. On this occasion, Senator Walid Iqbal, PU VC Prof Dr Khaild Mahmood, Director Iqbal Academy Dr Abdul Rauf Rafiqi, eminent columnist Qayyum Nizami, Dr David Karnail Singh… Continue reading PU conference explores Allama Iqbal’s ideology for peace, prosperity

Diabetes awareness week starts at PU Health Centre

LAHORE, Dec 01 (APP):Punjab University Health Centre inaugurated ‘Diabetes Awareness Week” for diabetic patients. In this regard an inaugural ceremony was held at PU Health Centre here on Friday. Chief Medical Officer Dr Muhammad Akram, Dr Umda Anwar, Social Welfare Officer Muhammad Adeel Riaz and others were present. In his address, Dr Muhammad Akram said… Continue reading Diabetes awareness week starts at PU Health Centre

MCL imposes Rs 3.64m fine on encroachers in Nov

LAHORE, Dec 01 (APP):The Metropolitan Corporation Lahore (MCL) removed 11,164 encroachments and imposed fine of Rs 3.64 million during the last month. An MCL spokesperson told the media here Friday that a vigorous anti-encroachment operation of the MCL was carried out on daily basis to demolish illegal structures in the provincial capital. The anti-encroachment squad… Continue reading MCL imposes Rs 3.64m fine on encroachers in Nov

NHMP beware travelers of traffic disruptions at numerous highways & motorways

ISLAMABAD, Nov 30 (APP):The motorists planning to travel along National Highway N-5 and Motorways Central and North Zones are advised to exercise caution and allow extra travel time due to numerous road closures and ongoing roadwork projects. The situation is particularly challenging in the North and Central Zones, where multiple sections of the motorway are… Continue reading NHMP beware travelers of traffic disruptions at numerous highways & motorways

Nilofer stresses updating laws for minority communities and their implementation

ISLAMABAD, Nov 30 (APP):Chairperson National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW)  Nilofar Bakhtiar on Thursday emphasized updating laws for minority communities and their proper implementation to protect women and other vulnerable segments of society. Addressing All-Parties Conference (APC) on Christian Personal Laws said it was the responsibility of the state as well as national… Continue reading Nilofer stresses updating laws for minority communities and their implementation

Governor Balochistan takes notice of increasing crime in Pishin

QUETTA, Nov 30 (APP):Governor Balochistan Malik Abdul Wali Khan Kakar on Thursday took notice of the increasing crime and unrest in District Pishin. He also emphasized that the district administration should take immediate and effective measures to improve the law and order situation saying that protection of life and property and elimination of crimes could… Continue reading Governor Balochistan takes notice of increasing crime in Pishin

SNGPL nabs hotel owner in Sohan for gas pilfering, imposes Rs. 10 mln fine

ISLAMABAD, Nov 30 (APP):The Task Force of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has apprehended a hotel owner in Sohan involved in gas pilfering, imposing a substantial fine of Rs. 10 million. According to SNGPL’s spokesperson, Shahid Akram, the detained individual has been handed over to FIA authorities, with an FIR filed against him for… Continue reading SNGPL nabs hotel owner in Sohan for gas pilfering, imposes Rs. 10 mln fine

Minister Information highlights role of journalism in countering adverse effects of social media

PESHAWAR, Nov 30 (APP):Caretaker Minister for Information and Public Relations, Barrister Feroze Jamal Shah Kakakhel on Thursday highlighted the pivotal role of journalism in mitigating adverse effects of social media emphasizing the importance of ethical reporting. He was addressing a gathering of journalists at Peshawar Press Club. The minister also highlighted the importance of journalism in… Continue reading Minister Information highlights role of journalism in countering adverse effects of social media

Minister advocates hemophilia awareness

LAHORE, Nov 30 (APP):Punjab Health Minister, Professor Dr. Javed Akram, emphasized the urgent need for hemophilia awareness during a seminar at the Children’s Library Complex here on Thursday. Addressing the audience, he highlighted the hereditary nature of hemophilia and the challenges in its diagnosis. Dr. Javed Akram commended the Hemophilia Society’s efforts, providing treatment facilities… Continue reading Minister advocates hemophilia awareness

PCB upgrades Shan Masood’s central contract

LAHORE, Nov 30 (APP):Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday upgraded the central contract of Pakistan Test team captain Shan Masood. PCB sources told APP that the board decided as part of its policy that if any player on central contract who is below A or B-category, becomes captain, his central contract would be shifted to… Continue reading PCB upgrades Shan Masood’s central contract

LESCO recovers Rs 27.1m from 502 defaulters in 24 hours

LAHORE, Nov 30 (APP):The Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO), in collaboration with Tehsildars (Recovery), recovered Rs 27.1 million from 502 chronic defaulters in all five districts – Lahore, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Kasur and Okara – on 78th day of its recovery campaign. A LESCO spokesman told the media here on Thursday that on the 78th… Continue reading LESCO recovers Rs 27.1m from 502 defaulters in 24 hours

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