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WFP, UN bodies may reduce staff in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA

WFP, UN bodies may reduce staff in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA

ISLAMABAD – Owing to serious security concerns, the World Food Programme (WFP) and other UN bodies may reduce their staff in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Tribal Areas in the wake of deadly suicide bombing in Bajaur agency on Thursday.
The WFP closed down its food distribution programme in Bajaur Agency after the suicide attack that killed over 40 people and it will soon go for a security review as far as its other operations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other Tribal Areas are

LHC adjourns Rehman’s presidential pardon case

LAHORE: Hearing of a petition challenging the pardon granted by President Asif Ali Zardari to Interior Minister Rehman Malik was adjourned to December 24 by a full bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday. Earlier, Deputy Attorney General Naveed Inayat Malik had requested adjournment on behalf of the federation, citing Rehman’s pending adjudication in Supreme Court as an excuse.
Barrister Farooq Hassan, representing the petitioner, opposed the request saying the government was

Khosa thanks security staff, citizens for peaceful Ashura

LAHORE – Punjab chief minister’s Senior Adviser Sardar Zulfiqar Khosa on Saturday appreciated people’s cooperation, diligence showed by all law enforcement agencies and other government departments for protecting the life and property of citizens during Ashura.
He highlighted the role played by the police, rangers, armed forces, special branch, Anti-Terrorism Department and other government departments in ensuring a peaceful Ashura. He also appreciated the unprecedented

Edhi staff provide Ashura medical cover

LAHORE – Staffers of Edhi Foundation have claimed on Saturday to provided first aid service to 3325 injured mourners and hospitalized 55 on 9th and 10th of Muharram, while providing 24 hours Emergency Medical Cover to mourning processions in all the provincial capital.
According to Edhi officials, mourners who sustained injuries owing flagellate were provided with dressings and appropriate medicines while fifty five (55) mourners having severe injuries and deep cuts were shifted

CJ wants LHC officers, lower staff to be punctual

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry has warned officers and lower staffers of the court of strict action if they violated punctuality. Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry Wednesday undertook surprise visit to the offices of the court to check the overall performance of the staff.
During the visit the CJ said lethargic, unpunctual and irregular officers/officials have no room in the establishment of the LHC. He said punctuality in the judiciary is the

Institute of Child Health is short of staff

LAHORE: The Institute of Child Health is facing a severe faculty shortage, affecting the performance of the attached Children’s Hospital and inconveniencing patients coming from far flung areas, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The Children’s Hospital is a 700 bedded specialised hospital, which caters to a large number of patients coming from across the province. But due to shortage of senior faculty and specialist doctors patients have to leave the hospital disappointed. The shortage