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CM grieves over Aali's demise LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the sad demise of renowned intellectual, poet, writer, critic and columnist Jamil-ud-Din Aali. In a condolence message, the Chief Minister paid glowing tributes to the services of Jamil-ud-Din Aali in the field of literature and journalism. He said, Jamil-ud-Din Aali had a significant place in Urdu literature and his services would be remembered for long. Shehbaz prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage and strength to the members of the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

Very cold weather forecast for Quetta QUETTA: The Met Office has forecast a dry and very cold weather for the provincial capital during next 24 hours. On Monday, the highest maximum temperature 10 centigrade and the lowest 01 centigrade were recorded. The dry and cold weather has been forecast for rest of the region.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
OPV refusals not to be tolerated: Commissioner KARACHI: Commissioner of Karachi, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui on Monday said "Refusals" in administration of oral polio vaccine (OPV) will simply not be tolerated in any part of the metropolis."Be they the parents of concerned children, community members or influential of the area -- no one will be allowed to affect our efforts towards polio eradication," he told the meeting held to review the special OPV campaign that concluded in high risk union councils of Karachi ...
Governor appreciates sacrifices of tribesmen for motherland PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan appreciating the role of tribesmen for the peace in war against terrorism and said their sacrifices would always be remembered. Talking to a representative delegation of South Waziristan tribal elders led by Habib Ullah Khan at Governor's House on Monday, the Governor said that indeed tribal people have practically proved their inborn love for the motherland.On the occasion, the delegation apprised KP Governor of the problems and ...
Pakistan has over 7 million diabetic patients: Dr. Tayyab Badshah ISLAMABAD: Diabetes is a chronic disease and globally around 415 million people are suffering from it with more than seven million people in Pakistan.Dr. Tayyab Badshah, Consultant Endocrinologist Shifa International Hospital (SIH) informed that unfortunately half of its patients who die from it are under the age of 60 years.Around 86,000 children suffer from type-1 diabetes every year, he observed adding that diabetes can badly affect the eyes, brain, heart, kidneys and legs, he told ...
JBA rescinds membership of 21 lawyers FAISALABAD: Jaranwala Bar Association (JBA) on Monday rescinded membership of 21 lawyers on charges of nonpayment of fee, non-practice and non-professional behaviour.President JBA Tanveer Akhter Chaudhry said that their references had also been submitted before the Punjab Bar Council (PBC) for further action. He said the JBA had taken action on the instructions of PBC to scrutinize non-practicing and non-professional lawyers as these were taking shelter under the umbrella of JBA by getting membership but ...
Finance Minister grieved over death of Aali ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has expressed sorrow and grief over the sad demise of known poet and intellectual, Jamiluddin Aali.The Minister said the poetry rendered by Aali Jee depicted true national spirit,according to statement issued by Ministry of Finance,here on Monday.He also contributed immensely to prose. He will always be remembered for his great work in these two spheres as well as his interesting columns.The Minister in a message sympathised with the ...


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