Woman’s body found in river

SARGODHA:The body of a woman was recovered from River Jhelum in Sahiwal police precincts on Friday. Some locals spotted the body floating in the river near Sheikh Panja Pattan village and informed the police. The body was fished out and removed to mortuary for autopsy to ascertain the cause of death.

CM KP approves upgradation of Ghazi hospital

HARIPUR:Chief Minister KPK Mahmood Khan Friday approved the up-gradation of Ghazi Tehsil Hospital from D-type to C-type and released 570 million rupees funds for new buildings and facilities. According to the details, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Omer Ayub Khan got the approval of upgradation from the chief minister KPK and facilitated the people of … Read more

Chairman PCSIR visits Fish Hatchery, Lab & Training Center

RAWALPINDI:Chairman, Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) Dr. Syed Hussain Abidi visited the Fish Hatchery at Rawal Town, Fish Hatchery Lab and Training Center. Director General (DG) Fisheries Punjab Dr. Sikandar Hayat apprised the Chairman about training and research facilities and said that special attention was being given to the promotion of fish … Read more

Livestock dept distributes 100 poultry units

KASUR:Under Prime Minister’s Backyard Poultry scheme, the Livestock department distributed 100 subsidized poultry units during a ceremony held here at Civil Veterinary hospital. Additional Director Kasur, Dr. Azhar Naseer said on Friday that the program not only promoted poultry farming at domestic level but it also helped the needy to earn livelihood in a dignified … Read more

Weather turns pleasant after rain in Tharparkar

MITHI: Following the hot spell of summer the weather turned pleasant in Tharparkar district after rain lashed several parts on Friday decreasing the temperature. Growers particularly chilly and cotton producers of kaloi taluka have expressed their happiness over the rainfall as they were facing an acute shortage of irrigation water. Rainfall hit different parts of … Read more

Authorities directed to remove encroachments from banks of Nullah Lai

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Division Commissioner Syed Gulzar Hussain Shah has directed the authorities concerned to accelerate work to clear 11 tributaries of Rawalpindi city, which fall in Nullah Lai and remove all types of encroachments from the banks of Nullah Lai and its main tributaries before start of monsoon rains. According to a commissioner office spokesperson, … Read more

Petrol shop gutted, two injured

SIALKOT: Two people received burns when a fire broke out in a petrol shop at Issa Chowk, Sajada Road, in Pasrur tehsil on Thursday. On information, the Rescue 1122 reached the site and extinguished the fire. The Rescue 1122 shifted 45-year-old Irfan and 33-year-old Asghar to a hospital.