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Lal Haweli to be converted in university soon, says Shiekh Rasheed

Rawalpindi : The Federal Interior Minister Shiekh Rasheed announced on Thrusday that his house "Lal Haweli " would become a university soon.

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While talking to the media at the inauguration of the Multipurpose Academic Hall at Government Associate College for Women, Shiekh Rasheed has said that the Lal Haveli would be changed in university.

Federal Interior Minister stated, “Lal Haveli will play a role in educating girls from top foreign universities.”Sheikh Rashid, speaking at a college occasion, suggested that colleges and institutions should be built on any vacant properties in Rawalpindi.

The Federal Home Minister further stated that transportation in females’ colleges has received special attention and will continue to do so. There is no way a girl will walk more than a kilometer.

Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed also stated that the focus currently is on hospitals, stating that the Holy Family Hospital has received 20 ventilators and that the Nalla Lei Expressway and Ring Road project has been approved.

Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed assured on Wednesday that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government would complete its five-year constitutional term.
Talking to media persons, he said that all efforts are being made to provide relief to the citizens.

Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired the weekly meetings to review prices of essential commodities and steps were being taken to control price hikes.

While answering a question he said, “I am happy that Pakistan Democratic Movement has selected my city for protest. If they will not take the law into their hands then there will be no problem.”

 

Shehroz Azhar

Mr. Azhar has been working as web journalist since 2018. He holds a BS in Mass Communication from the National University of Modern Languages. Mr. Azhar has previously worked with renowned channels and is now associated with GNN as Senior Content Writer.

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Shahbaz Sharif terms country's current economic situation alarming

'The destruction of economy is due to the wrong policies of PTI government'

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Lahore: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and opposition leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday has termed the economic condition of Pakistan as alarming.

In a statement, Shehbaz Sharif said that the current conditions of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), there are serious fears that Pakistan's defense capability and future system of government will be paralyzed.

The PML-N leader said that another mini-budget is being presented on the demands of the IMF

The opposition leader further stated that next year, more loans will be taken to pay salaries, pensions and even to run the country.

The destruction of economy is due to the wrong policies of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, he added. 

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Seven die after eating poisonous turtle meat

Tortoise meat consumption is generally considered safe. But selenium toxins, which are rarely found in turtle meat turn the meat toxic and deadly to consume. 

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Seven people, including a three-year-old child, have died after eating a poisonous tortoise meat on the island of Pemba in Tanzania, Africa.

As per police, firstly the minor died after eating poisonous tortoise meat followed by two more deaths at night and then four more on Sunday.

Doctors say that the poisonous meat of tortoise affects children the most.

In rare cases turtle meat can be toxic due to a type of food poisoning known as ‘chelonitoxism’. 

Local police commander said that at least five families on Pemba, which is part of the semi-autonomous Zanzibar islands, ate the turtle meat last Thursday.

Moreover, 38 people were admitted to hospital, but most were discharged and the three who remain are said to be in a stable condition. 

Tortoise meat consumption is generally considered safe. But selenium toxins, which are rarely found in turtle meat turn the meat toxic and deadly to consume. 

The meat is a common delicacy among those living on Tanzania's islands and coastal areas but the authorities have now banned the consumption of turtles in the area. 

Earlier in March, 19 people succumbed to death in Madagascar after eating tortoise meat. 

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Govt announces no change in POL prices

The petrol price will remain unchanged at Rs145.82 per litre, and diesel price will remain Rs142.62 per litre as it was before.

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Islamabad: The federal government Tuesday announced to maintain the prices of petroleum products.

Following the prime minister's decision, the petrol price will remain unchanged at Rs145.82 per litre, and the price of diesel will remain Rs142.62 per litre as before.

The prices of kerosene oil and light diesel will stay at Rs116.53 and Rs114.07 per litre, respectively.

According to the notification, the new prices will be effective from December 1.

On November 5, the government had jacked up the price of petrol in Pakistan by Rs8.03 per litre despite November 1's decision of the prime minister to not increase the prices.

 

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