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2 Friday, February 2, 2018 Metropolitan People will reject lifetime disqualification: Nawaz Sharif KARACHI: Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday that the people of the country will reject the Supreme Court verdict to enforce lifetime disqualification on him, adding that either the army or judges oust the sitting prime minister and asking how long will this continue. The ex-PM addressed to a gathering of traders in Karachi where the gathering witnessed the ongoing PML-N narrative against his disqualification from the office. He said, “People will never accept lifetime disqualification.” Commenting on the KARACHI: President of Muslim League (PML-N) and former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif addresses to media persons during press conference at local hotel. ongoing case in Supreme Court to interpret the term KARACHI: In order to take concerted efforts for conservation of marine turtles, the Northern Indian Ocean Marine Turtle Task Force (NIO-MTTF) established by the CMS IOSEA Marine Turtle MOU, held its second meeting hosted by the Department of Wildlife Conservation, Sri Lanka in Colombo from 29-30 January. The meeting was supported by Engro Foundation which is working closely with WWF Pakistan to promote environmental conservation amongst coastal communities and is keen on launching a project on wildlife management in 2018. Pakistan plays an extremely important role in the well-being of the Green Turtle which nests along the coastline of Pakistan but then disappear the remaining of the year. Likewise many Olive of disqualification under Article 62(1)(f), he argued Ridley turtles are caught in nets in Pakistani water but never go near a beach to nest. To fill this knowledge gap Engro and WWF- Pakistan will launch turtle habitat management program and will tag 1000 turtles (flipper tags) and satellite track a further 10 turtles and upload their locations real-time wherever they go. Engro Foundation launched its program with WWF- Pakistan in August 2016 that these are tricks are keep him away from the Member states call for enhanced regional collaboration for conservation of marine turtles MHOSWF has provided 3 lac units blood to Thalassaemia kids: Sarwar Ali Staff Reporter K A R A C H I : Muhammadi Hematology Oncology Services and Info dept to facilitate media persons: Imran Soomro KARACHI: Secretary Sindh Information and Archives Department Imran Atta Soomro has said that the provincial information department is taking all-out steps to facilitate journalists. Sindh information department is trying its best to play the role of a bridge between journalists and government, he said while addressing a certificate distribution ceremony for freelance journalists who have completed their three-day freelance mobile journalist at local hotel. He said after a recent court decision it is now mandatory for media houses to justify that people working with their organizations are not government employee. The training was organized by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF). Freelance journalists from different districts of Sindh participated in the training program. Secretary Sindh information said that the government is also trying to bring some changes in issuance of accreditation cards. Freelance journalists will also be included under a separate category and they can get the government accreditation cards. He said that information department wants to enhance capacity of its staff to meet requirement of modern media. Welfare Foundation (MHOSWF) has completed 15 years to its establishment during which its six blood banks in Karachi and other parts of the country provided more than 300,000 units of safe blood and its components. Around 200,000 units of blood and components were provided in the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) alone. Sarwar Ali, president MHOSWF, Chief Executive Officer Mehdi Rizvi and Executive Medical Director Professor Dr Mohammad Usman, KARACHI: Patron-in- Chief of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) SM Muneer , President Tariq Malik , Senior Vice President Mohammad Salman Aslam, Vice President Junaid Naqi, Former Chairmen and Presidents and Members of Executive committee offered their condolence to former chairman of KATI addressing a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, said these blood banks are playing a vital role in providing safe blood and its part to various parts of the country, which is clearly shown from the fact that more than 30,000 units of bloods and its components are being provided every year by these blood banks. Sarwar Ali said more than 40,000 units of safe blood and its components have been provided to the children suffering from thalassaemia in two thalassaemia centres located in Karachi and Multan. The number of our registered blood donors has gone over 7,000. KATI offered Condolence to Zubair Chhaya on his mother’s demise KARACHI: A group photo of Patron in Chief KATI and United Business Group SM Muneer warmly welcomed by Salman Aslam SVP KATI, Navaid Bukhari Chairman UBG Canada and others. and CEO& Chairman KITE DMC Mohammad Zubair Chhaya on demise of his mother. According the statement all the current and former office bearers expressed sincere condolence to Zubair Chaya on this great family loss. SM Muneer appealed all the members of the association, Business community and people to ask blessings from Allah for the departed soul. which targets three (3) union councils in Karachi, Pakistan and is partnering with the fisher groups, fisheries departments and private sector to support and promote improved fisheries management in Rehri, EbhrahimHyderi and Kakapir by reforming governance and management to combat illegal fishing and reduce pressure on marine ecosystems through increased awareness. No one is secure from cybercrime: Dr Ajmal Staff Reporter KARACHI: It’s a common perception that cybercrimes are low level crimes but in reality cybercrimes are as dangerous as other major crimes. Online fraud, theft and blackmailing are part of cybercrimes. It’s a dangerous thing for people’s personal life and privacy in modern time. Users must secure their passwords on internet and electronic devices. We must be highly careful in order to save ourselves from cybercrimes. These views were expressed by CEO Server for Sale and Cyber Security expert Muhammad Munaf while speaking at a seminar on Cyber Crimes organized by Center for Digital Forensic KARACHI: Chief Guest General Rtd Moin Uddin Haider visiting the China Harbor stall at Job Fair Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology( SSUET). elections. He mentioned that the operation against terrorism in Karachi was launched under his supervision which spread peace in the province. The ex-premier compared Lahore and Karachi, saying there is no comparison as the latter has been treated in a bad way by neglecting it. “Provincial government (of PPP) responsible for current condition of Karachi,” he said. He added that PML-N established motorway and airport in the city, asking what other political parties did for the province. Demo demands arrest of Rao Anwar KARACHI: A large number of people belonging to Muttahida Qabail Federation Sindh (MQF) on Thursday reached Karachi Press Club (KPC) to register their protest against suspended SPP Malir Rao Anwar, who murdered a tribal man in a fake encounter in Malir area. The protest was led by chief of MQF Amanullah Khan Kakar, Naimtullah Khan Khilji and others. The protesters carrying placards, and banners, chanted slogans against Rao Anwar. Speaking on the occasion, Malik Amanullah said that MQF was formed in 1972 when Pakhtoon people were facing violence in Karachi. He said that now same aggressive attitude is being meted out to the Pakhtoons. He said if Rao Anwar were not arrested, then they will observe a shutdown strike in Pakistan including Karachi. KARACHI: Chairman DMC Malir, Jan Muhammad Baloch alogn with Vice Chairman Abdul Khaliq Marwat inaugurating drinking water project at Salar Goth. KARACHI: Chairman DMC Korangi, Syed Nayar Raza visiting various UCs inspecting Municipal issues. Can set up DNA lab in Karachi, if funds given, says teacher KARACHI: Students busy in collecting information about academic programs of Mohammac Ali Jinnah Univewrsity, Karachi during an open house session held at University campus last evening. KARACHI: Concern expressed by Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar over not establishing a standard D.N.A. testing laboratory in Sindh, Baluchistan and KPK is very much justified, says Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi Prof. Dr. Kamran Azim. He said if sufficient funds and proper training to lab staff is provided, we may also establish a most modern Forensic DNA testing laboratory at Karachi like Lahore. He emphasized that there is a need to promote education of Genetic E n g i n e e r i n g , Biotechnology and Forensic Science in Sindh. He said that realizing this fact, we have launched be BS-Biosciences and MS- Bioinformatics degree programs at M.A.Jinnah University recently. These views he expressed while he was addressing to an open house session held at university campus last evening for the guidance of students and their parents seeking admission in new semester at MAJU. Dr. Kamran Azim said that DNA technology has become very important these days because people killed due to natural disaster, bomb blasts, fire, traffic accidents or criminals may identified throw their hairs, nails, spits, sweats, dress and body touching may by easily identified with the help of this technology. He told that with the establishment of Biosciences department at MAJU, we have also established a Biosciences lab here equipped with latest technologies. He said in this lab our students may check and analysis of bacterium in water and food items enjoy facility of genetic engineering experiments and to conduct DNA test experiments with the help of PRC technique. He said that it is the first year of our Biosciences students here, later on they will be able to get education of Forensic sciences to conduct DNA tests. Dr. Kamran Azim said that on completion of Biosciences education here students will be in a position to get jobs in pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, laboratories and agriculture sector easily. KARACHI: Help International Welfare Trust (HIWT) organized an event in the honor of Mr. Abdul Rahim Janoo, Ex-SVP FPCCI, Chairman Hina Exports, Ex-Chairman REAP for his outstanding achievements of completing 30 years of free and successful "CATARACT EYE OPERATIONS" for the underprivileged in Pakistan. On the occasion Mr. Abdul Rauf Tabani, Chairman-HIWT Mr. Rafiq Rangoonwala, Vice Chairman-HIWT, Mr. Mehtab-ud- Din Chawla Chairman Pa-kistan Business Group (PBG), Mr. Muhammad Ashraf Bawany, CEO & MD, Linde Pakistan, Mr. Munawar Younus, Chairman Vital Link, S. Arif Ali, Founder & CEO-HIWT, Mr. Adil Ahmed Khan, President-HIWT and other honorable guests were present to grace the event. Less advantaged schools need attention: Mundia Science University of Karachi atArts Auditorium, KU. He also informed the audience to secure their online bank accounts and to make their accounts more secure on google. He also enlightened the major aspects of cybercrime bill, according to which a citizen can lodge a complaint to FIA with relevant proofs for further investigation and punishment, if proven guilty. Vice Chancellor, Karachi University Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan said that in this digital age, no one’s personal life is secure from cybercrimes, everyone must be well aware to keep them safe and secure from cyber-attacks. He lauded the establishment of Center for Digital Forensic Science and Technology and termed it vital for spreading a greater awareness of cybercrimes among its students, faculty and public. KARACHI: Abdul Basit Mundia - a prominent businessman & and Technology, social worker, who is heading “Voice of Karachi”, a public organisation working for the city - grieved regarding the current situation of most Government schools which are in operation. During a visit to a Government school in Lyari, Mr. Mundia expressed his feelings for these less advantaged schools, where under privileged locality children are studying, who deserve better environment at school compared to the dismal situation in which they are studying today. Despite the fact that local government is working for improvement, understanding the need for work on a larger scale involving urgent public support, I.e people from civil society & business community coming forward to join hands in this noble cause, as education plays a vital role. Mr. Mundia is also the president of Rotray Club Karachi South & currently has taken on responsibility of a few schools located in underprivileged areas of Karachi & interior Sindh. SHC seeks commissioner’s reply in milk price case KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday sought comments from Karachi commissioner and districts' deputy commissioners on a petition seeking regulation of dairy products’ prices. A two-judge SHC bench was hearing the petition filed by Muhammad Imran Shehzad, a civil rights campaigner, who had moved the court for reduction of rates of dairy products and formation of a taskforce to regulate their prices. The petitioner informed authorities concerned were unable to ensure selling of milk at administration’s fixed prices, adding that dairy products were not being sold under Price Control and Prevention Profiteering and Hoarding Act, 1977. KARACHI: Chairman DMC East, Moid Anwar chairing a meeting to review the progress of development projects. KARACHI: Chairman District Council, Salman Abdullah Murad inaugurating water supply project at UC Gabopat.

Task force established to protect the child rights at district level ISLAMABAD: The NA Standing Committee on Human Rights was informed that a task force has been established to protect the child rights at district level and Provincial Minister for Law has held meetings that how they can use the Punjab Information Technology to make the system alert and protect the women and child rights in the areas of the province so that the work of sensitization should be enhanced. It was also informed that a help line 1121 has also established in this regard. According to details, the 37th meeting of the Standing Committee on M/o Human Rights held here on Thursday in the Committee Room of Ministry of Human Rights, Islamabad, under the Chairmanship of Babar Nawaz Khan, MNA. The Committee was given briefing by the Allah Bux Khushik DADU: on call of victim family members of UC chairman Karmullah Chandio his two sons Mukhtair and Qabil Chandio who were gun down in Mehar city by armed attackers on 17 jnauray, the chandio communities’ people, citizens, social workers and political parties leaders took out a big protest rally from Tamandar house to Ghanta Ghar Chownk of Mehar city here on Thursday, they remained closed their shops, bazaars for not arresting accused of UC chairman, ISLAMABAD: A school boy busy in exercise at Multi Purpose Sport Ground at Embassy road. Secretary, Ministry of Human Rights and Minorities Affairs. He informed the Committee that they have made Task Force to protect the child rights at district level and Provincial Minister for Law has held meetings that how they can use the Punjab Information Technology to make the system alert and two sons in murder case FIR by police investigation team. The grandson of UC chairman Baldia Karmullah, Mr Prvaiz Ahmed Chandio led the protest rally and demanded SC take sue-motto notice as real nominated accused would arrested. They raised slogans end feudalism in Sindh, give justice to Parviz Chnadio family members. Speaking to rally Mr Prvaiz Ahmed Chnadio said that it was failure of police investigation team that they had not arrested his grandfather UC Chairman Karmullah, his uncle Mukthair and his father Qabil because accused are more powerful then police and police would not reach to arrest them. He alleged that investigation team police was not cooperating with them and police team was supporting to accuse PPP MPA Nawab Sardar Chandio, his brother Burhan Chandio and others who were nominated in FIR. He said that despite they had appealed to IGP sindh to give them justice but police investigation team protect the women and child rights in the areas of the province so that the work of sensitization should be enhanced. Some certain questions were raised by the Committee Members. During the meeting members were asked to examine the Comprehensive Report/implementation status of the previous recommendations of the Committee and give their reservations on it. Briefing was given on the issues of Asma of Mardan and Naqeebullah of Karachi, the Committee urged to investigate the case with full efforts and give report about the culprit in its next meeting. Members could not satisfy on the performance of Shutter down strike observed in Mehar town Motor way Police started a campaign for removing all kinds of sign board Vijay Kumar NAWABSHAH: As per Court's Order we are following the order of Higher authorities. We announced few days ago that all the sign boards ought to be removed. In spite of announcement, No sign board is removed yet. So that Removing of sign boards including Political, Religious, advertisement, A campaign was kicked off from yesterday and it would continue till last sign board. While Taking to media, Senior Officer Arbab Ali Zardari said, As we received the order of Court, at that time we collectively gave the message to every one through media. Safety of road is our first priority, All the boards are to be removed as the vehicles easily follow the instructions which are written in sign boards, that are set up by National High way authority. Industrial pollution playing havoc with climate in Islamabad ISLAMABAD: In the federal capital the industrial pollution has reached to a dangerous level , which is damaging the natural climate of the federal capital. The citizens are facing a lot of problems due to this air pollution. The posh sectors of Islamabad have not remained safe from this industrial waste. CDA has recused on the matter. According to a survey of UNDP in Pakistan 47920 tons of industrial waste is generated daily out of which only 60 % waste is disposed of and the rest 40 % waste makes it abode in streets and thrown in nullahs. UNDP points out that in Pakistan there is a scaracity of dumping points in the country and thus 40 to 45 % waste is thrown in rivers, nullahs and water tanks giving birth to fatal diseases. According to UNDP industrial waste in Islamabad is playing a pivotal role because the smoke emitting the industries generates fatal and anti health gases.According to a survey of online there are no suitable dumping sites for industrial waste and no action is being taken against the owners of the factories and CDA has also shown its inability to working on this specific project. On contract the Director CDA Environmental Wing says that what more action they can take except plantation. Scattered wastes in streets and other places CDA dispose it of. CDA Sanitation wing has shown its inability to dispose of waste from 50 union councils of the area. With two thousand active staffers CDA only can reach the posh areas of the city. had rejected the direction IGP Sindh AD Khawaja and they were supporting accused. He said that after the incident of triple murder their home was ruined and they were seeking justice. He demanded from Supreme Court of Pakistan Chief Justice to take serious notice as real accused would arrested but in a vain. On that occasion, SUP, PTI, social organizations and citizens urged SC to take suo-motto notices as real accused who were nominated in murder FIR of UC chairman, two sons would be arrested. Ayaz Sadiq, Murtaza Javed condole assassinations of provincial Sindh minister Bijarani, spouse ISLAMABAD: Do your palms sweat when you walk down a poorly lit street at night? That feeling may be traced to the firing of newly identified "anxiety" cells deep inside your brain, according to new research from neuroscientists at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). The researchers found the cells in the brains of mice, inside a structure called the hippocampus. But the cells probably also exist in humans, says Rene Hen, PhD, a professor of psychiatry at CUIMC and one of the study's senior investigators. "We call these anxiety cells because they only fire when the animals are in places that are innately the Punjab Government on zero results of the rape murder cases in the Province of Punjab and recommended that all the stake-holders should hold a meeting with the Ministry of Human Rights to make amendments in the Bill for constitution of such a law to give due punishment to the culprit up-to 28th February, 2018. The Secretary, M/o Human Rights ascertained the Committee that death punishment exists against child pornography and implementation on the punishment should be given. It recommended that Kainaat lying in the Comma position should be sent abroad for treatment so that she could live a normal life again. The Committee further recommended that such a forensic Center should be established in all the provinces like that in Foreign countries. Massive march towards Shopian tomorrow SRINAGAR: A march will be conducted towards Shopian town, tomorrow, to register protest against the surge in civilian killings by Indian troops in the territory. According to KMS, call for the march has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. The resistance leaders have urged the people to converge at Shopian in large numbers and offer congregational prayers at Jamia Masjid in the town, tomorrow. They have announced that after congregational prayers, a rally will be conducted from Jamia Masjid to the main chowk Shopian to express solidarity with the families of five civilians who have been killed in the brutal actions of Indian troops in the district. ISLAMABAD: Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker and Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Deputy Speaker, National Assembly have condoled the assassinations of Provincial Minister of Sindh and former Federal Minister Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani and his spouse. In their separate condolence messages to bereaved Abdul Rauf family, they expressed their SUKKUR: heartfelt grief and sorrow over the sad demises of Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani and his spouse. The Speaker and Deputy paid rich tributes to political and social services of Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani. They termed the death of Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani a national loss and said that the country has deprived of a seasoned and sincere politician by his death. Mayor Sukkur has formed a fivemember committee to eliminate the sale of Mineral water from various names in Sukkur, which includes UC Chairman Dr. Ali Nawaz Khoso, Dr. Abdul Khaliq Jatoi, Bahawal Ali Surhio, Senior Medical Officer Dr. Tufail Ahmed Shaikh, Food Inspector Imdad Ali Sheikh, is included. The frightening to them," Hen says. "For a mouse, that's an open area where they're more exposed to predators, or an elevated platform." The firing of the anxiety cells sends messages to other parts of the brain that turn on anxious behaviors -- in mice, those include ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) launched an Umra’s training program, enabling the people to perform their religious rite in a befitting manner. Initially, this scheme will be available for the Employees and their families, who intend to perform Umra. Later, it will be opened for the other interested people from outside. This was announced by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui while addressing the University’s employees who will be proceeding for Friday, February 2, 2018 National Umra on Monday. First Umra’s training session will be held here on Friday (today). According to the Dean Department of Arab and Islamic Studies, Prof. Dr. Mohyuddin Hashmi, the Umra’s training will be made a regular feature. The interested people will be asked to register their name with the department. The University’s Umra’s scheme was restored after the gap of about six years, with the personal effort of the Vice Chancellor, said President Employees Welfare 3 AIOU launches Umra’s training program LAHORE: World's youngest certified IT professional and Iconic IT Expert and Pakistan pride Arfa Karim’s 23st birthday will be celebrated on Friday (today). As per details, Arfa Karim passed the exam of Microsoft Certified Professional at the age of 9 years and brightened the name of Pakistan. Arfa belonged to industrial city of Faisalabad and she was born on February 2, 1995. The owner of Microsoft Company Bill Gates also recognized her capabilities. Arfa was conferred President Pride of Performance Award and Association Sajjad Janjua. The scheme was held up due to some procedural hurdles. The employees for Umra were selected through a transparent procedure. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui announced that next batch of the employees will proceed to the Holy land in the near future. Congratulating the selected employees, he said their selection is a great blessings upon them by Allah Almighty, hoping they will avail opportunity with due reverence. Iconic IT Expert Arfa Karim's 23st Birthday to be celebrated today she was also given Salaam Pakistan Youth Award. An Information Technology Park also had been named as Arfa Karim Tower in Lahore after her death by Punjab government. Arfa died of cardiac arrest in Lahore on January 14, 2012. HYDERABAD: Passengers are travelling on an overloaded vehicle which would be harmful and risky for them showing negligence of concerned authorities. SC to hold court during Saturday, Sunday vacations ISLAMABAD: In order to provide early and immediate justice to the people, Supreme Court has decided to hold the court during weekly vacations on Saturday and Sunday. committee has raids on mineral water-making factories in Municipal Anxiety cells' identified in the brain's hippocampus avoiding the dangerous area or fleeing to a safe zone. Though many other cells in the brain have been identified as playing a role in anxiety, the cells found in this study are the first known to represent the state of anxiety, regardless In this respect, Registrar office has directed the concerned officials to ensure their attendance and also issued order for implementation on the court order. The court Commissioner Mansoor Ahmed Soomro, Taxation Officer Khalid Jatoi, OS Health Atta ur Rehman and Agha Jawed, where no water reservoirs have 3 mineral water factories. Municipal commissioner, directed the factory staff to direct the factory to the making process of mineral water from three different names in a mineral water-making factory. 3 Mineral water factory have no any license or no any certification. The committee obtained samples of mineral water from the sellers for sale of mineral water samples sold in the city so that laboratory tests could be done for these samples, strict legal action will be taken against the samples of water being treated as of the type of environment that provokes the emotion. "This is exciting because it represents a direct, rapid pathway in the brain that lets animals respond to anxiety-provoking places without needing to go through higher-order brain regions," said Mazen Kheirbek, PhD, an assistant professor of psychiatry at UCSF and study's other senior investigator. "Now that we've found these cells in the hippocampus, it opens up new areas for exploring treatment ideas that we didn't know existed before," says the study's lead author Jessica Jimenez, PhD, an MD/PhD student at Columbia University's Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons. The findings appear in order said that four officers of every department must be available on Sunday. It warned that action would be taken against officers for shutting down their mobile phone. Mayor Sukkur raids mineral water plants to check supplies under health standards harmful. While members and officers of the committee also visited the Other Mineral water-making factories and the planted in the city, and samples obtained from samples will also be sent to the laboratory so that those who are suffering from harmful health water were punishing them, according to the committee, will take sample under city as soon as. the January 31 online issue of Neuron. "This study shows how translational research using basic science techniques in animal models can elucidate the underlying basis of human emotions and reasons for mental disorders, thereby pointing the way for treatment development," says Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at CUIMC. Anxiety is healthy. To a degree. Anxiety is normal and critical to an animal's safety. Anxiety is an emotional response to a distant threat -- being in an environment that exposes an animal to predators, for example. The safe bet is to sidestep those environments, so anxiety kicks in avoidance behaviors.

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