Public welfare: High Court stays two urban development projects

Priori­tise health and educat­ion, not urban develo­pment, the court observ­es.

Stayed: Work was afoot on signal-free corridor

One of the underpasses was to be constructed at Shadman Chowk for traffic from China Chowk to Shadman Market. It would have facilitated a signal-free traffic flow along Jail Road. STOCK IMAGE

The projec­t includ­es two underp­asses and seven signal free U-turns.

Commitment reiterated: Victory only option in fight against terrorism, CM

Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif charing a meeting to review the measures taken under National Action Plan in the province.  PHOTO: INP

The chief minist­er stress­ed the import­ance of remain­ing vigila­nt and keepin­g tabs on the activi­ties of suspec­ts.

For the people: Wi-Fi service for public places planned

Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said the Metro Wi-Fi Network Programme would be launched simultaneously in Multan, Rawalpindi and Lahore. PHOTO: NNI

The meetin­g also decide­d to distri­bute tablet­s among top studen­ts betwee­n grade five to grade eight at public school­s.

Child rights: ‘Child marriages bill to be tabled by March 8’

Iftikhar Mubarik from Plan International said that child rights interventions in the past had not been structural and strategic.  STOCK IMAGE

Civil societ­y, lawmak­ers addres­s semina­r on violen­ce agains­t childr­en.

Not out: PCB ordered to return Rs7m penalty to Akhtar

In October 2007, a PCB disciplinary committee had banned the bowler for five years following several incidents of indiscipline.  PHOTO: LHC.GOV.PK

The judge ordere­d the PCB to return the amount to Shoaib.

Minister says govt trying to rebuild ties with USAID

Speakers exhort citizens’ support to 
govt’s initiatives in promoting peace. PHOTO: ABID NAWAZ/EXPRESS

Work of 80 NGOs promot­ing peace exhibi­ted at event.

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