Posted on 24 January 2012 by PakBee - Total hits: 1,938
Punjab Assembly has unanimously approved a resolution which seeks ban on “Objectionable” concerts in educational institutes of Punjab.
Exactly two weeks ago, in a tragic accident, 3 Girls died in Atif Aslam’s concert in Lahore due to mismanagement. As the news aired on news channel, many people showed concerns and opposed the growing culture of “concerts” in educational institutes. As a result of it, today a resoluton was passed by an MPA of opposition party Pakistan Muslim League-Q to ban such events in college and universities.
According to Express Tribune, The MPA of PML-Q – Seemal Kamran – while explaining the merits of bill said:
“Pakistan is an Islamic republic and permitting music concerts to take place in public and private educational institutions is against the morality and ethics of Islamic culture.”
Posted on 10 September 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 3,985
Islamabad: Senior Pakistani journalist and anchor person Nusrat Javed has said that he had been sacked over Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) pressure.
He told Geo News’ Capital Talk that he was conveyed a shocking message during the live show that whether he wants ‘lives of 600 employees of his organization or the programme’.
Nusrat Javed, a veteran journalist, was a co-host of Aaj News’ programme Bolta Pakistan.
Meanwhile, MQM leader Haider Abbas Rizvi categorically denied that his party or its any member was behind the sacking of Javed. He said Javed’s dismissal may be a result of his differences with the management.
The MQM leader said that he has a great respect for Nusrat Javed and he is ready to defend the journalist’s case in his organization.
Former Sindh home minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza says “Nusrat Javed in the first martyr of freedom of media against MQM.”
Posted on 06 September 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 2,001
ISLAMABAD: A student at the Riphah International University (RIU) in Rawalpindi shot and killed the vice principal of the institution on Tuesday.
Khurram Shahzad, a final year student at the university, shot dead Vice Principal Brig (R) Sanaullah in the incident which took place around 10:00 AM on university campus.
Shahzad managed to smuggle the weapon onto the premises without being noticed by security guards. He proceeded to enter different departments on campus and fired four shots in total.
Shahzad also fired shots at other teachers and security guards, however, the vice principal was shot at point blank range and died on the spot. The body has been taken away for autopsy.
The accused has been taken into custody and is being interrogated by police.
A member of the HR department of the university said that Shahzad had been enrolled since 2002, and had repeated his fourth year four times. He had earlier been expelled by the administration, but was enrolled once again after his parents pleaded with university authorities to allow him to continue his studies .
RIU authorities said that Shahzad was suffering from depression, and had attempted suicide in the past, adding that his mental state was “questionable”.
RIU is located in Rawalpindi. It was established in 2002 by the Islamic International Medical College Trust (IIIMCT) and is a non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian welfare organisation registered with the government of Pakistan.