GB Info Minister congratulates GBNS cabinet

GILGIT: Provincial Minister for Information and Planning, Iqbal Hassan here Wednesday congratulated the members of newly elected cabinet of Gilgit Baltistan Newspapers Society (GBNS).

He expressed the hope that new cabinet would help play constructive role between the government and journalists besides promoting healthy journalism in the province.

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Ayaz Sadiq, Murtaza Abbasi strongly condemned Quetta blast

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi Wednesday strongly condemned the Quetta blast and expressed deep grief over loss of precious lives.

In a statement issued here they expressed heartfelt condolences over the loss of lives in the blast.

They also expressed sympathies with the bereaved families and prayed for early recovery of the injured.

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Hindu community residing in Bahawalpur and different villages of Cholistan will celebrate Diwali tomorrow

BAHAWALPUR: Hindu community residing in Bahawalpur and different villages of Cholistan will observed Diwali on Thursday.

Earthen lamps would be lit up at houses.

Special prayers would be held at temples, sweets would be distributed and fireworks will also be exhibited.

Diwali is celebrated during the mid of month of Katik in the memory of Ram Chand who spent 14 years in tranquility.

Diwali will be celebrated by Balmiki Hindus in Bahawalpur and Bheel and Mangwal Hindu communities in different villages of Cholistan area.