2 Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Metropolitan Sindh CM decides to establish Child Protection Units K KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has decided to establish Child Protection Units at all the Women Police Stations to deal with child abuse cases. He took this decision while presiding over a meeting of Child Protection Committee (CPU) here at the CM House. The meeting was attended by provincial ministers, Sohail Anwar Siyal, Ziaul Hassan Lanjar, Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon, IG Sindh AD Khowaja, Justice (rtd) Nasir Aslam Zahid, Principal Secretary to CM Sohail Rajput, Secretary Education Iqbal Durani, Advocate Zia Awan, Shahzad Roi and others. The chief minister said: "The children are our hope, our future and beauty of our society; therefore, we have to protect them from abuse and have to nurture them KARACHI: The second phase of admissions for the next semester “Spring- 2018” at Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi will be completed by the end of this week. According to a spokesman of the university, an open house session will also be conducted on Friday, January 26, at University campus for the guidance of the students and their parents. On this occasion career counseling facility to the students will also be provided enabling them to select right subjects to complete their education and to start a bright future. It is mentioned here that MAJU has offered admissions in KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah presides over a meeting of School Education Department at CM House. with self-respect, dignity and care.”. He directed tCPA to convene its meeting, involve some experts on child abuse and firm up solid and workable recommendations for establishing the units where children, their parents/guardian or friends BBA, BS, (Accounting & Finance) MBA, MS, (Economics & Finance) MS, (Project Management) and MS (Management Sciences) degree programs for this semester. Entry test for admission in next semester will be held on Sunday, January 28, at University campus in which the students who will submit admissions forms by Saturday evening will be allowed to participate in it. It is further mentioned here that MAJU which is a private sector University named after founder of Pakistan has been awarded highest category “W” by Higher Education Commission. (HEC) Besides, MAJU has affiliations with prominent professional bodies such as of the society can approach easily. “I want to receive these recommendations within a week,” he said. A proposal of establishing CPU at every police station was discussed in the meeting but the chief minister said that the police stations had different perception. “Mostly, people avoid to go there, therefore, soft, descent and friendly units be established where not only the child [abused] and parents can approach easily.” “I am of the view that women police stations may be appropriate place where such kind of cases could be Admissions at MAJU will be completed by the end of this week PILER chief grieved at Mannu Bhai's demise KARACHI: Executive Director, Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER) Karamat Ali Monday expressed his deep sorrow over the demise of noted writer, columnist Muneer Ahmed Qureshi alias Mannu Bhai who died in Lahore on Friday. In a condolence message to his family, Ali eulogized the services rendered by Mannu Bhai for promotion of literature, freedom of expression and democracy KARACHI: Human Necessity Foundation (HNF) inaugurated Clean Drinking Water Solar Filtration Plant which is dedicated to ShaheedJunaidJamshed (r.a). The plant is located near Karachi Toll Plaza and will be providing clean drinking water to more than 10,000 to 15000 beneficiaries. The project has been completed in 40 days with estimated cost of 50 to 60 thousand dollars. HNF has completed projects in all provinces especially more than 75 projects in Tharparkar Sindh still 40 projects are ongoing in in Pakistan. He was not only a playwright, but a great humanist, visionary and a poet. His Punjabi poetry was considered as one of the best works in the contemporary Punjabi literature and poetry, added Karamat Ali. Late Manno Bhai was a regular contributor in daily Jang as a columnist, penning his views on different issues of politics, economy, cultural and social issues. These columns were widely read by the people in Pakistan. KARACHI: Mayor Waseem Akhtar calls on Governor Sindh Muhammad Zuabir at Governor House. Tharparkar Sindh. More than 25 projects completed in Punjab Baluchistan and KPK, more than 100 projects are in pipeline to be completed in current year. The Human Necessity Foundation was founded in Pakistan Engineering Council, (PEC) National Computing Education Accreditation Council, (NCEAC) and Asia Pacific Quality Network. (apqn). It is further mentioned here that the students who will get admission in BS (Accounting & Finance) have already been exempted for 8 papers by Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA) and for six papers by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. (CIMA) Meanwhile a delegation of around 150 students of Elite Coaching Centre, Shah Faisal Town headed by Ahmadullah and Nishter Ahmed visited Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi last evening. The coaching center students were briefed about undergraduate, graduate and post graduate degree programs and facilities provided to the students here by senior faculty members on this occasion. KARACHI: The builders start ill legal construction third floor in area of North Nazimabad block C, with support of SBCA officials against the order of High Court. The owner is this plot is the cousin of the DG, of SBCA. Police arrest three suspects in injured conditions KARACHI: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested three suspects after encounters in the metropolis. According to police sources, a police team apprehended two armed robbers, Muhammad Asif alias Khani, son of Muhammad Iqbal, and Ubaidullah alias Chotu, son of Abdul Rehman, in injured condition after the exchange of the fire in Lyari’s Baghdadi area.The police said that the accused were wanted to police in four criminals cases. The police also claimed to have recovered two TT pistols with rounds and drugs forom their possession. The injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for treatment. HNF inaugurates clean drinking water solar filtration plant near Toll Plaza July 2015 as a CHARITA- BLE NOT-FOR-PROFIT organization. The purpose is to provide clean drinking water to people in need. This severe water problem was highlighted by the media where in some areas death was pronounced due to people not having access to clean drinking water, especially in the remote areas of Pakistan. Therefore the foundation commenced, installing Solar Water Plants worldwide. The objective of the foundation is very clear, to help people who are becoming victims of drinking contaminated water and those that have no water. People that have no access to clean drinking water, no electricity and no proper roads deserve the most basic requirement oflife that isCLEAN WATER. dealt,” he said. The IG police proposed that a separate desk for child protection could also be established at Police Facilitation Centers. The social welfare department proposed to establish a separate police force comprising senor lady police officers with other properly trained policemen to deal with such cases. The chief minister said that he wanted concrete measures for the child protection. “The child protection unit should be seen operating and giving results,” he said and added the Child Protection Authority (CPA) should hold its full session meeting and come up with solid recommendation. “I don’t have problem with sparing funds for the purpose and even I am ready to outsource the centers but want results,” he said. SMIU organizes Faculty Training Program KARACHI: Sindh Madressatul Islam University’s ORIC Department organized a five-day Faculty Training Program-2018 for newly appointed faculty members of the university at its Quaide- Azam Conference Hall. Uzma Batool, Deputy Director HRM, and focal person of training program in her introductory speech said that it was a very important training program, especially for young faculty members. She said that development of SMIU staff is a regular feature at the university. This is why, they said, in-house training program was purely designed for faculty members. Ms Batool said that purpose of training was to improve quality of teaching, research and communication skills of the faculty. Also to provide them a platform to experience different ways of learning and self-development. During all five days of training program nine training sessions were conduced by different noted resource persons including Dr. Abuzar Wajidi, Dr. Shahid Qurush, Yourself Ihram, M Asif Iqbal, Mr. Samad Abbas, Dr. Stephen John, Ms Ambreen Barwani and Mr. Faheem Mustafa Maher on the subjects of Teaching Pedagogy, Emotional Intelligence, Entrepreneurship, Research software, Communication Skills, Mindfulness & Mapping Techniques and Motivational Skills. A R A C H I : Commissioner Karachi, Aijaz Ahmed Khan inaugurated a polio vaccination campaign by administering polio drops to children at Chanesar Goth area of the metropolis on Monday. The anti-polio drive in city will continue till January 28, said a press release issued here. Around 2200,000 children would be administered polio drops, and 9000 teams have been formed for the purpose. Special police and rangers teams would provide security to the polio teams. On this occasion, Commissioner said that allout efforts have been taken to ensure elimination of polio from Karachi. He KARACHI: Chairman DMC Malir, Jan Muhammad Balochalong with Municipal Commissioner, Imran Aslam inspecting lighting work at Muzafrabad. KARACHI: Chairman DMC Central, Rehan Hashmi visiting Expo Centre. KARACHI: Chairman DMC Korangi, Syed Nayar Raza inspecting development work at Korangi Model zone. Commissioner opens anti-polio campaign KARACHI: Hamdard Pakistan, as usual, will send its 14 workers to perform Hajj and 4 Umrah this year of 2018. The names of workers were selected through ballot. Balloting ceremony was held yesterday at Al- KARACHI: A health worker administrating polio drops to a child UC-4 Liaqatabad. appealed the parents to cooperate with the government in the anti-polio drive. Majeed Hamdard Centre, Nazimabad, Karachi. Mrs. Sadia Rashid and Usama Qureshi Chairperson and Managing Director & CEO, Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Pakistan respectively had announced the names of The Commissioner added that the help of scholars, religious leaders, cricketers and prominent personalities have already been sought for bringing awareness among masses about polio vaccination. On this occasion, Deputy Commissioner Afzal Zaidi, coordinator polio task orce Dr. Nusrat Ali, officials of Health department and other healthcare representatives were present. Hamdard to send its 14 Workers on Hajj and 4 on Umrah KARACHI: Mrs. Sadia Rashid and Usama Qureshi Chairperson and Managing Director & CEO, Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Pakistan respectively announcing the names of successful candidates after drawing their name-slips from the balloting machine. KARACHI: Pakistan’s leading science and technology institute, Usman Institute of Technology (UIT) in collaboration with National Institute of Professional Development (NIPD) organized a declamation that brought together emerging young orators from various secondary schools across Karachi to compete for top positions. The event aimed at providing a favorable platform for young speakers to develop effective thinking and speaking skills. It also brought them a unique opportunity to listen to ideas and opinions of fellow speakersto broaden their vision and experience. The topic of the declamation contest was‘Naya saal, ek naye azm kay saath’ (New Year with New Commitments). The judges’ panelcomprised prominent educationists, Dr. Zahir Ali Syed, Director, Usman Institute of Technology (UIT), Dr. Qudsia Tariq, Department of Psychology, University of Karachi, Dr. Riaz Ahmed, Khateeb, Dow University of Health Sciences and Dr. Salman Zubair, Department of Geography, University of Karachi. Rayan Khan of Beacon Light Academywas declared the winner of the declamation contest while Nabiha Qamar of Akbar Public School was declared 1st runner up and Selena Bodani of Muammadi Public School successful candidates after drawing their name-slips from the balloting machine. Besides directors, managers, office bearers of Hamdard Union, Hamdard workers in large numbers attended the balloting ceremony. Usman Institute of Technology, NIPD organize declamation contest for Karachi schools the 2nd runner up. “I congratulate the winning students and their schools of this contest.” Director, Usman Institute of Technology, Dr. Zahir A. Syed said. “We are pleased to provide a conducive platform to our young orators to showcase their talent and passion.I am hopeful that many of these talented speakers will emerge as future leaders who will lead us towards progress in various fields. In addition, such events train youth to develop penchant for dialogue which is imperative for bringing about a civilized society. I am thankful to our partner NIPD and the distinguished panelists who helped us materialize the event. KARACHI: Chairman DMC East, Moid Anwar Xen, Riyaz Ghori inspecting sewage work near Central Jail. KARACHI: Chairman DMC South, Malik Muhammad Fayayz chairing the meeting with KCCI delegation. KARACHI: Chairman District Council, Salman Abdullah Murad, PPP Local President, Haji Murtaza Baloch, Member Council, Sardar Jam Abdul Kareem Jokhio, Abubakar Memon and Mujahid Jokhio addressing Youth Festival.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 National 3 Mamnoon honours head of Royal Saudi Navy with Nishan-e-Imtiaz I S L A M A B A D : President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday conferred Nishan-e-Imtiaz (military) upon Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces Vice Admiral Fahd bin Fahd Al-Ghofaili. The president decorated the Saudi naval commander with the award at a ceremony held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, which was also attended by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia Nawaf bin Said Al- Malki, and senior civil and naval officers. Later, the Commander Gilani urges rights bodies to probe all IoK massacres SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has appealed to world human rights bodies like Amnesty International and Asia Watch to conduct a thorough probe into all unfortunate incidents of mass killings including the massacres of Gawkadal, Handwara and Kupwara. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, while remembering the victims of all January 1990 massacres said that Indian occupational forces had left their brutal footprints in every nook and corner of the territory. “People were peacefully protesting against the highhandedness ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain conferring Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) upon Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces Vice Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al- Ghofaily during meeting held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. of forces on January 21, 1990 in Gawakada area of Srinagar when they were showered with bullets from all sides. More than 50 people were butchered on the fateful day,” he said. Gilani said history may not have witnessed such heinous acts of barbarism. “Some people jumped into the river Jhelum and others could not even run for their life,” he said. He said these massacre were planned and executed by the then Governor Jagmohan, but thereafter the bloody events were carried out under the nose of the so-called Kashmiri leadership which has been thriving on Kashmiris’ dead bodies for the last 70 years,” he said. H Y D E R A B A D / JAMSHORO: The US- Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCAS-W), Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)- Pakistan signed a Royal Saudi Naval Forces called on President Mamnoon Hussain and discussed matters of mutual interest. The president emphasized that there existed close ties between the governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and also between their people. He underlined that the sincere friendship of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia would further grow in the coming days and stated that Pakistan Navy and Royal Saudi Naval Forces stood behind each other in the hour of need. He expressed satisfaction over the cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance collaboration on freshwater-related initiatives in Pakistan. Dr. Bakhshal Khan Lashari, Director USP- CAS-W shared that the Center is a state-of-the-art applied research facility established with the support United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and is technically supported by the University of Utah, USA. According to Dr. Lashari, the Centre focuses between the naval forces of both countries and said it would yield far-reaching and beneficial impacts. The president expressed his pleasure at the ongoing development process in Saudi Arabia under the leadership of King Salman bin Abdulaziz, which would be a source of welfare for masses. He stated that the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon Him) has regarded all Muslims as brothers, whether they live in any part of the world and stressed that key to the success of Muslim lied in following those teachings. MoU between USPCAS-W MUET and WWF-Pakistan Signed JAMSHORO: Prof. Dr. Bakhshal Khan Lashari and Dr. Babar Khan are seen signing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of USPCAS-W MUET and WWF- Pakistan respectively. on developing sustainable solutions to overcome freshwater management challenges which can only be tackled through collaborative efforts. The MoU between WWF-Pakistan and University, he further added, would bring opportunities to develop joint research studies and projects that can help to address the issues of freshwater and sustainable solutions better. ANF seizes 673 KGs narcotics valuing Rs 658.66 million in 22 strikes RAWALPINDI: Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 673 Kg narcotics valuing Rs 658.66 Million internationally, arrested 30 persons including 2 ladies involved in drug smuggling and impounded 8 vehicles while conducting 22 counternarcotics strikes across the country. The seized drugs comprised 661.3 Kg Hashish, 1.175 Kg Heroin, 4.100 Kg Amphetamine, 3 Kg HEC-funded academic program launched at AIOU ISLAMABAD: A HECfunded academic training program was launched here on Mondayat the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) for capacity-building of the faculty members, those engaged in providing education through distance learning system. The three-day training program was inaugurated by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui who urged the teachers to keep themselves updated about the latest knowledge and learning practices for delivering quality education. Old concepts of education and teaching practices needed to be reviewed to get the desired results, he asserted. The teachers, he said should promote creative and critical thinking in the class rooms, so that the students could be able to have a better understanding and perception about their relevant subject. The training was arranged by the University’s department of distance learning. Cannabis, 3.67 Kg Methamphetamine. ANF Quetta intercepted a Toyota Corolla Car at main Quetta Kuchlak Road, Quetta and recovered 186 Kg Hashish from Car. A person on board Shafat Ali resident of Hafizabad was apprehended during the operation. Further investigations resulted in recovery of 373 Kg Hashish from a deserted house in general areas Killi Gurgai District Qilla Abdullah. ANF Rawalpindi arrested an accused identified as Muhammad Ghayas resident of Gilgit from Parri Bangala, Chakarkot Road, near Forest Barial, Gilgit and recovered 4.5 Kg Hashish from accused. In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Motorcycle at Kainat Bus Stand, Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi and recovered 7.2 Kg Hashish.