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Three day annual Urs of Bhittai begins BHITSHAH (MATIARI): Three day long 272nd urs celebrations of great mystic poet Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai started here Friday morning.The urs was inaugurated by Special Assistant to Sindh Chief Minister on Auqaf and Religious Affairs Senator Dr. Abdul Qayoom Soomro. Dr Qayoom Soomro laid wreaths and offered Fateha at the Mazar of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai.The international literary conference, musical concerts, traditional Sindhi wrestling "Malakhra", horse and cattle race, agro-industrial exhibition and Latif Award will be held during the celebrations. The urs will conclude on November 29. Thousands of devotees have already reached here to pay homage to great mystic poet and participate in the urs celebrations.Adequate arrangements have been made to facilitate the visitors while the district administration Matiari has adopted strict security arrangements with deployment of sufficient numbers of Rangers and Police personnel and installation of walkthrough gates and closed circuit cameras in order to avert ...

Foolproof security arrangements for Chelum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) CHAKWAL: Foolproof security arrangements have been made for the procession of Chelum Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS).This was stated by District Coordination Officer (DCO) Chakwal Mehmood Jawaid Bhatti while addressing the meeting of District Peace Committee Chakwal on Thursday in the committee room.The senior officers of concerned departments and the religious personalities from all sects were present on this occasion.The participants of the meeting on this occasion assured the district administration that sectarian harmony, peace, love ...
1.6 million voters to exercise right of vote in third phase of LG election BAHAWALPUR: Some 1.6 million voters will exercise their right of vote in 127 union councils of Bahawalpur district in third phase of local body elections.According to the sources of Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday, total 1255 polling stations have been established for the polling scheduled to be held on December 5.Out of these, 208 polling stations each have been set up for male and female voters while 835 polling stations are combined.Total of 3695 ...
President Mamnoon condemns attack on Akram Durrani's convoy ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain Thursday strongly condemned attack on the convoy of Federal Minister for Housing Akram Durrani took place in Bannu.In a statement, the President said a decisive action was being taken to overcome the unrest despite cowardly attacks by the terrorists.The President prayed for forgiveness of those martyred in the attack and courage for the bereaved families to bear the loss with fortitude.He also directed the authorities concerned to provide best possible medical ...
PM condemns attack on Akram Durrani's convoy VALLETTA: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday strongly condemned the attack on the convoy of Federal Minister Akram Durrani.The Prime Minister, who is in Malta to represent Pakistan at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, also expressed sorrow over the death of two men in the attack. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
KU announces B.Com. Part II, Both Parts Supplementary results KARACHI: The University of Karachi on Thursday announced the results of B.Com. Part II and Both Parts Regular Supplementary Examinations 2014.The University's Controller Examinations, Prof. Dr. Arshad Azmi, said that 7,150 candidates appeared in the exams and of these 109 secured first division.As many as 2,263 obtained second division, three candidates secured third division while 4,775 candidates were declared as fail. The ratio of successful candidates was 33.22 percent.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Corps Commander calls on Shehbaz Sharif LAHORE: Corps Commander Lahore Lt Gen Sadiq Ali called on the Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, here on Thursday.Professional affairs of Pak Army and the measures taken in Punjab under National Action Plan for the elimination of terrorism were discussed on the occasion.The Chief Minister paid rich tributes to the sacrifices of the officers and Jawans of Pak Army in the war against terrorism and said that they have written a golden chapter of ...


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