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Hashoo Foundation trains teachers

Hashoo Foundation, Pakistan recently awarded training certificates to 55 teachers under its Early Childhood Development (ECD) Teachers Training Program. Hashoo Foundation Board of Trustees Member Sarmad Tariq was the Chief Guest at

D’Souza trains in martial arts

Bollywood’s ‘Girl next door’ Genelia D’Souza’ went all her way to perfect her turn as a sword-totting warrior in the tri-lingual film ‘Urumi’, with special classes in martial arts, horse riding and rowing. The actress, who recently represented the film at the Hong Kong International Film Festival, plays a Portuguese girl who falls for an Indian rebel is played by Malayalam star Prithviraj, in the film.
“She spent weeks learning ‘Kalaripayattu’ and horse riding and rowing so that

No fuel leaves trains grounded

LAHORE – Thousands of train passengers were left stranded at the city and cantonment railway stations after several trains were cancelled owing to diesel shortages on Friday. Subsequently, railway authorities were unable to issue a new schedule for the suspended trains. The Railway Station Information Office (117) informed passengers that all trains on Lahore-Faisalabad and Lahore-Narowal sections have been suspended while 117-Up/118-Down Moosa Pak Express, 38-Up Express, 327-Up

Star Farms trains agronomists

LAHORE – A group of six agronomists namely, Syed Shaukat Ali, Ziaullah, Zeeshan Saqib, Ibraheem, Farukh Azeem and Irfan were warmly received at the Allama Iqbal international Airport, who returned to Pakistan after being trained in China by Star Farms, a sister concern of METRO Cash and Carry, on food safety, food quality and food traceability. These six agronomists were selected last year after a series of interviews, conducted jointly by the Punjab Agriculture Department and Star

No letter yet! – Nisar trains guns on Zardari

ISLAMABAD – Pointing his guns solely at President Asif Zardari, National Assembly Opposition Leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Sunday that Zardari was bent on sacrificing the country, democracy, law, judiciary and even his own party’s government at altar of his desires.
Nisar told reporters at a press conference that the rulers did not like the independence of the judiciary at all. “The decisions of the superior courts are being ridiculed as the rulers just want to implement

PRSP trains officers for SRSCP

LAHORE – Scaling up Rural Sanitation for Child Protection and survival through WASH Project (SRSCP) of the Punjab Rural Support Program (PRSP) arranged one-day training of trainers of government officials in Kot Addu on Sunday. More than two hundred officers from PHED, education, health and TMA participated in the training.
PRSP Regional Manager Niaz Hussain briefed the participants about objectives and scope of the project. He said the project would address 36,720 households and

Red Crescent trains female students

LAHORE – The Punjab chapter of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society imparted emergency response training to students at Government College for Women, Samanabad on Tuesday.The training continued for five days in which students were trained in emergency response, first aid training, natural disaster management, youth activities and were introduced to the Red Crescent.
Providing bandage, giving first aid in case of a heart attack, helping burn victims, shifting injured to hospital and

Trains, flights fog-delayed

Lahore – Train and flight schedules were disturbed on Saturday owing to foggy conditions in the country, Pakistan Today has learnt. According to railway officials, trains coming from Karachi to Lahore were late by four to five hours whereas several flights, which were supposed to land at Islamabad or Peshawar, landed at Lahore because of bad weather yesterday. Flight of the German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle also landed at Lahore instead of Islamabad owing poor visibility at

Two trains collide in Bangladesh, at least 4 dead: police

DHAKA: Two passenger trains collided at a busy station just outside the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Wednesday, killing at least four people and injuring scores, local officials told AFP.
One train was stopped at the station when the second one ploughed into it from behind, leaving passenger carriages mangled and stacked on top of each other.
Television footage showed workers at the scene trying to rescue people from inside the coaches, as large crowds milled around the

Korean Rail offers to run local trains, provide engines

LAHORE: In a bid to bail out Pakistan Railways (PR) from prevailing engine shortage crisis, Korean Railways (Korail) has offered PR authorities cooperation in the field of locomotives.
The general manager (Operations) PR disclosed this during a media briefing about the outcomes of a meeting with a nine-member delegation of Korean Railway (Korail) here at railway Headquarters on Monday. Ashfaq Ahmad Khatak told the media persons that Korean railways was ready to help out PR in the