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LWMC taking over SWM today

The administrative and operational powers of City District Government Lahore (CDGL) Solid Waste Management (SWM) department, which has been controlling the sanitation system since the devolution plan, will be handed over to

For taking down banners – SIC plans to sue DCO for blasphemy

LAHORE – The Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) will sue Lahore DCO Ahad Cheema for blasphemy, Pakistan Today learnt on Wednesday. The decision was taken in a meeting of the SIC hierarchy in Lahore. A complaint in this regard will be submitted at a proper forum within two to three days. Blasphemy laws will be invoked for the purported desecration of the Holy Prophet’s (PBUH) name inscribed on hoardings, billboards and banners of the organisation which were removed on the orders of the DCO

Vettel taking nothing for granted

SHANGHAI – Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel said Thursday that his dominant start to the Formula One season would not last forever. The 23-year-old German won the opening two races in Australia and Malaysia and has led for 109 of the 114 laps this season, but is taking nothing for granted in Shanghai ahead of this Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix. “We’ve obviously had two good races, but we come here and we start again. That’s the name of the game at every event, every race, so

ACE books schoolteacher for taking bribe

LAHORE – The Punjab Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) on Saturday registered a case against a school teacher for taking bribes from sanitary workers of TMA Gujjar Khan to provide age relaxation from the government.
According to details, Muhammad Irshad, school teacher at the Government Middle School Jhand Nagar, Gujjar Khan took Rs 30,000 from 13 work charge sanitary workers on the pretext of getting age relaxation orders from the government and providing them fake documents

‘PPP govt taking steps for people’s welfare’

HAFIZABAD – The federal government is serving the masses according to the manifesto of PPP and taking steps to provide basic needs of life to the people at their doorsteps. These views were expressed by PPP Hafizabad President and Standing Committee for Labour and Human Resources Punjab Chairman Malik Fayyaz Ahmad Awan, addressing a ceremony held to pay tributes to Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.
Local leaders and activists of the party, in their speeches, paid glowing tributes to

CJ not happy with PCS officers for taking law into hands

LAHORE – The Lahore High Court Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry while hearing the petition filed by the PCS officers to seek cancellation of the case against them, regretted that today the people of every class have make it a routine to take law into their hand and hold protest on any issue.
The Chief Justice also appeared not happy with the strike, boycott and the step taken by the petitioners which amount to taking the law into their hand. The Court remarked those who take

Sindh govt not taking PML-F into confidence: Shaikh

KARACHI – Even though the Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) is a coalition partner of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), the PPP-led Sindh government neither takes the PML-F into confidence on any issue nor invites it to the core committee meetings, PML-F leader Imtiaz Shaikh said on Sunday while talking to party activists at his residence.
Shaikh said that President Asif Ali Zardari always gives importance to the PML-F as an ally of the PPP in Sindh and the federation.

PPP taking all on board for peace in Karachi: Firdous

KARACHI – Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan Sunday expressed the government’s determination to take on board all the stakeholders, including political parties, civil society, media and law enforcement agencies to collectively evolve a consensus for improving law and order in Karachi.
Addressing a press conference, Awan, who was flanked by Secretary Information Taimur Azmat Usman, said although law and order was a provincial subject yet the

Pakistan hails Afghan govt for taking charge of security

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Wednesday welcomed the transfer of security and development responsibilities from NATO/ISAF to Afghanistan government and facilitated the Karzai administration with assurance of full cooperation in future. “We have noted the important statement made by President Karzai on Tuesday in Kabul regarding the transfer of security and development responsibilities to the Afghan government,” said the foreign office spokesperson, Tehmina Janjua, in a statement.
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