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Unexplained disappearances: Farmers protest donkey thefts, killings

Unexplained disappearances: Farmers protest donkey thefts, killings   “However, the situation has become serious and a team has been formed to investigate the complaints,” he said. PHOTO: REUTERS FAISALABAD: Scores of residents of Chak 228-RB staged a protest demonstration on Monday against the police for failing to stop donkey disappearances in their area. The protesters gathered at Khannuana Bypass Road and ... Read More »

Scores protest against gas outage

Scores protest against gas outage By Shamsul Islam     Demand SNGPL to take immediate steps to overcome gas crisis. CREATIVE COMMONS FAISALABAD: Scores of resident of Abdullahpur and nearby areas staged a protest demonstration on Friday against gas outages. They staged a sit-in at Abdullahpur Chowk leaving traffic on Canal and Jaranwala Roads suspended for hours. They demanded that the Sui ... Read More »

PFUJ rejects recommendations of Standing Committee

PFUJ rejects recommendations of Standing Committee Media coverage of terrorist attacks Thursday, January 08, 2015 ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) outrightly rejected the recommendations made by Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage “which approved 46 recommendations for the media to counter terrorism in the prevailing wartime situation”, says a press release.   The committee also ... Read More »

Family protests delay in autopsy of child maid

Family protests delay in autopsy of child maid Shah said he had not killed Maria deliberately. He said he had slapped her and she had tripped and fallen off stairs. PHOTO: FILE FAISALABAD: Relatives of a child maid allegedly killed by her employers on Friday staged a demonstration against doctors of Allied Hospital to protest against delay in her post mortem ... Read More »

Residents protest ‘illegal’ demolition

Residents protest ‘illegal’ demolition By Shamsul Islam Published: January 8, 201   Talking to The Express Tribune, Sumundri assistant commissioner said three notices had been served on encroachers in Chak 531-GB and they had been asked multiple times to vacate the land. PHOTO: PPI FAISALABAD: Dozens of resident of Chak 531-GB on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration against the city district government ... Read More »

Child work: Family protests ‘brutal killing’ of child maid

Child work: Family protests ‘brutal killing’ of child maid By Our Correspondent Peoples Colony Station House Officer Faryad Cheema told The Express Tribune that a complaint had been registered and team had been formed to investigate the case. PHOTO: FILE FAISALABAD: Scores of relatives protested the death of a child maid near Peoples Colony police station on Wednesday. The protesters gathered outside ... Read More »

Public health: 2 more infants die at Sargodha hospital

Public health: 2 more infants die at Sargodha hospital By Shamsul Islam In November, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had taken notice of the deaths of infants at the hospital. He formed a high-level committee to investigate the matter. STOCK IMAGE FAISALABAD: Two newborns died at Sargodha District Teachings Headquarters Hospital on Tuesday. Eighty-one children have died at the hospital in 49 days. ... Read More »

Premature twins left to die in the cold

Premature twins left to die in the cold By Shamsul Islam Published: January 6, 2015   Passersby spotted the unclaimed lifeless bodies of the twins, wrapped in a blanket, in the fields near Toll Tax Plaza on Sheikhupura Road. STOCK IMAGE FAISALABAD: In an incident of extreme callousness and disrespect for human life, premature twins were left to die in the freezing ... Read More »

Callous act: Twin newborns die after left in open field

Callous act: Twin newborns die after left in open field By Shamsul Islam The bodies of the infants were spotted in the field near Toll Plaza at Sheikhupura Road by the farmers passing by. STOCK IMAGE FAISALABAD: Twin newborn babies left in the field in Faisalabad on Sunday expired due to the severe cold. The bodies of the infants were spotted in ... Read More »

Faisalabad to have mechanised cleaners By Our Correspondent

Faisalabad to have mechanised cleaners By Our Correspondent   Faisalabad Waste Management Company says teams had worked round-the-clock during Eid holidays. STOCK IMAGE FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Waste Management Company (FWMC) Operations Manager Dawood Makki said on Saturday that the company was purchasing 16 compactors and mechanical sweepers to replace the manual sanitation system. Addressing a meeting with Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry ... Read More »