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Akhuwat reaches out to the youth

Akhuwat reaches out to the youth

LAHORE – Akhuwat, an organization that introduced interest-free microfinance lending, held presentations at Government College University and Kinnaird College (KC) on Friday as part of its youth outreach program. More than 200 KC students attended the presentations. Akhuwat’s representatives Imran Sarwar and Aneeq Cheema presented the multidimensionality of concepts such as entrepreneurship and empowerment.
Students discussed Akhuwat’s involvement with indigenous institutions,

Gilani urges scholars to help youth follow Holy Prophet’s teachings

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Monday urged Muslim scholars to play their role in bringing back on path those deviated from the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). Addressing the inaugural session of the International Seerat Conference, Gilani said the youth was falling prey to intolerance and extremism and the situation demanded the religious scholars realise their responsibilities and strive for the promotion of the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

Gujranwala win Youth Weightlifting

LAHORE – Gujranwala won the final of the Inter Divisional Youth U-14 Wrestling Championship held at Sheranwala Bagh, Gujranwala. Gujranwala got the first position with 65 points. Lahore were declared second having 40 points and Multan achieved third position with 30 points.
Commissioner Gujranwala Saeed Wahla was the chief guest at the occasion and all divisions of Punjab were the participants. During this Championship the following wrestlers were selected for camp training

National Jr, Youth Weightlifting from 15th

LAHORE: The National Junior, Sub Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championships will be held from February 15 to 17 at Punjab University Ground Weightlifting Centre near Choubarji here. More than 160 young and promising weightlifters from all over Pakistan will participate in these championships. Players born in 1991 or later will be able to participate in junior section competitions and the players born in 1994 or later will participate in sub junior event and the players born in 1996

Red Crescent holds youth awareness programme

LAHORE – Pakistan Red Crescent Society Punjab Branch held a youth awareness programme in the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore on Thursday. The session covered various aspects of youth awareness including role of youth in the society, introduction of Red Crescent and its importance.
Youth Club was also formed in UET, from where 12 students were elected. Two students of Blood Donors’ Society Rehan and Usman arranged the aforesaid programme.

Youth crushed to death

HAFIZABAD – A speedy coaster crushed a 20-year-old motorcyclist to death. Reportedly, Abdul Rehman, a resident of village Nali Mohil, was on its way to Hafizabad from his village on motorcycle. When he reached the bank of a drain, a coaster coming from the opposite direction crushed and injured him severely.
He was rushed to a hospital where he could not survive.

Denmark-based goalie joins youth camp

LAHORE – Denmark-based goal keeper Yousuf Butt joined three domestic goal keepers in the selection-trial-cum-coaching camp at the Model Town Football Academy, being held in the build up for the Pakistan Youth team’s tour to Thailand and appearance in the 2012 Olympic Football Asian Qualifying Tournament.
Pakistan have been pitted against Malaysia, with the first leg to be played in Kuala Lumpur on February 23 and the return leg in Pakistan on March 9. “While they are citizens of

CDA and UNFPA sign agreement for youth peer education

LAHORE – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Pakistan has signed a “Letter of Understanding” with a national youth led organization, Chanan Development Association (CDA) to strengthen Youth Peer Education Network (Y-PEER) in Pakistan as well as carrying out multiple youth development activities across the country.
The activities includes conducting National Training of trainers’ workshops for young trainers to equip youth lead organizations to execute peer education

Youth attempts suicide

DASKA – A 25-year-old youth attempted suicide by jumping down from a two-storey building in the Cantt police precincts over psychological problem. On receiving information, Rescue 1122 rushed to site and shifted Hassan Subhani to CMH.
WOOD BANK DEMANDED: Furniture manufacturers and exporters from Daska, Sambrial, Pasror and Silakot have urged the government to set up a wood bank to ensure the supply of Sheesham (rosewood). They said they were facing a great inconvenience owing

Youth festival organised at UMT

LAHORE – The students of Marketing Club at the School of Business and Economics (SBE) organised the Youth Festival 2011 at the University of Management and Technology (UMT).
More than thirty stalls were set up in the festival. The stalls displayed various products; garments, jewellery, edibles, games, IT products, carved mugs and subsidized products like EVO etc. A large number of students, faculty and staff members visited the festival throughout the day and enjoyed the

Players finalised for youth camp

LAHORE – Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) President Faisal Saleh Hayat has approved forty-six players for the national youth team to appear in the 2012 Olympic football Asian qualifying tournament. The camp will start on January 15 at the famous Model Town Academy.
17 year old Muzammil Hussain, rated as one of the top upcoming keeper, is among the probables. Muzammil won the Best GK award in 19th National U18 Championship 2007, 3rd National U21 Championship and 20th National

MTFA to host national youth football camp

LAHORE – The Pakistan Football Federation has approved Model Town Football Academy (MTFA) Ground for the national camp to prepare the Pakistan Youth team which will appear in the 2012 Olympics Asian qualifying tournament. The camp will start from January 15 at MTFA.
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games are scheduled to take place in London from July 27, 2012. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed Asian entries for the qualifying rounds of the London Olympics Football

National Youth Weightlifting from Feb 16

LAHORE – The National Junior, Sub Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championships will be held from February 16 to 19 here at Punjab University Grounds Weightlifting Center near Chauburji.
According to secretary Pakistan Weightlifting Federation Hafiz Imran Butt, the players born in 1991 or latter will be eligible to participate in the junior competitions while the players born in 1994 or later will be eligible for the sub junior competitions and the players born in 1996 or later

YOUTH KILLED IN ELAHI’S PROCESSION – A father demands justice

LAHORE – The father of a youth, Muhammad Imran, killed in Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi’s procession has demanded Punjab government to take action against his son’s murderers.
Addressing a press conference, Talib said his son was going to the factory for work when he fell victim to the aerial firing at Elahi’s procession; two bullets hit him in the head and he died on the spot. He said he was a poor man and the government should ensure justice.
Member National Assembly from PML-N

Youth takes children hostage at French nursery

PARIS: Up to half a dozen children were being held hostage by a 17-year-old youth armed with two swords at a nursery school in the eastern French city of Besancon, the city’s mayor said on Monday.
The young man took around 20 children hostage shortly after the kindergarten opened, but later released a dozen or so. “Around 14 children have come out and at the moment there are five or six still inside,” Besancon Mayor Jean-Louis Fousseret told France Info radio. The

Doda appointed AIBA youth commission VC

LAHORE: Pakistan Boxing Federation President Doda Khan Bhutto has been appointed vice chairman of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) youth commission while Secretary Pakistan Sports Board Anti-doping Commission Dr. Waqar Ahmed has been selected as member of AIBA Medical commission by AIBA.
Doda said that it would be an honour to work with AIBA and he will do his best for the promotion of the game in countries like Pakistan. Doda is currently in Muscat as a chief-de