Aug 12

India releases 87,000 cusec water in River Sutlej

River SutlejKASUR:India has released more 87,000 cusecs of water in River Sutlej from Harike headworks that will inundat dozens of villages and ruin crops in District Kasur of Punjab.

The released fresh water is likely to enter Pakistani territory within 24 hours.

The villages and towns near River Sutlej are being evacuated in wake of any possible uncertain situation.

Local villagers are facing great difficulties in moving from flood hit areas towards safe place for taking shelter.

Jul 29

Shahbaz Sharif announces financial assistance for position holder student of Kasur

Mian Shahbaz SharifLAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has announced financial assistance for meeting the educational expenditure of a student Haroon of Kasur who has achieved prominent position in matriculation examination.

According to TheNewsTribe’s correspondent from Punjab capital city Lahore, Haroon is the son of a local plumber.

The Chief Minister said that the students like Haroon are a precious asset of the nation who despite financial problems achieved prominent position in examinations through their hard work and determination.

“All problems can be overcome with courage and steadfastness.”

Shahbaz Sharif said that Punjab government is implementing a comprehensive programme for the encouragement of talented girl and boy students and not only educational scholarships are being given to them for studying at prestigious educational institutions but they are also being sent on study tour abroad.

The Chief Minister also congratulated the father of Haroon.