Professors of Dow University of Medical and Health Sciences end hunger strike

Karachi, November 01, 2012 (PPI-OT): On the directives of Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, a team comprising of Sindh Minister for Law Mr. Muhammad Ayaz Soomro and Political Coordinator to CM Mr. Siddique Abu Bhai today visited hunger strike camp at Dow University of Medical and Health Sciences.

They talked to Vice Chancellor of University Prof. Masood Hameed and other senior doctors Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Umar Farooq, Dr. Khalida Soomro, Dr. Ghulam Mujtaba Memon, Dr, K.K Niazi, Dr. Jamil Yousifzai and others, listened to their demands, who complained that visitors and parents / relatives of certain patients had quarreled with them and there is apprehension of threat to lives of professors and other teaching community.

Vice Chancellor of DUMHS Prof. Masood Hameed, Senior Doctors- Prof. Dr. Khalida Soomro, Dr. Ghulam Mujtaba Memon, Prof. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Umar Farooq, Dr. K.K Niazi Dr. Jameel Yousufzai and others informed that certain patients are frequently fighting with doctors, as such protection and security to teaching doctors be ensured while a bill be passed in Sindh Assembly for ensuring security to doctors.

Sindh Law Minister Mr. Ayaz Soomro on behalf of Chief Minister Sindh assured the Vice Chancellor and other doctors of DUMHS that their issues will be solved and prompt security will be ensured. He said that doctors are Maseeha’s of Humanity and their services are always countable, while security for doctors and Medical University Teachers will be made prompt. Later Mr. Ayaz Soomro presented Juices to professors and got hunger strike ended.

He also assured that a bill for security measures and protection to professors / teachers of Medical Universities will be tabled in next session of assembly scheduled to be concerned in next week.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Allah Bachayo Memon
Press Secretary
Chief Minister House
Tel: +9221 99202019
Cell: +92300-3524057 (Ext: 336)

Senator Saeed Ghani advises Shahbaz Sharif to stop telling lie

Karachi, November 01, 2012 (PPI-OT): Pakistan People’s Party Senator Saeed Ghani has said that Mian Shahbaz Sharif keeps on telling a lie and his statements regarding President Asif Ali Zardari are nothing but piles of lie. This he said in a statement issued here on Thursday.

He said that Shahbaz Sharif’s statement in which he tried to involve President Asif Ali Zardari in France submarines scandal was the part of his (Shahbaz Sharif) continuation lies. While strongly condemning his statement he advised Shahbaz Sharif to stop telling a lie because people knew him very well. They knew his real face as well.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9920 4423

Benazir Income Support Programme’s mechanism based on transparency: British envoy

Islamabad, November 01, 2012 (PPI-OT): The transparent methodology employed by Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to provide innovative solutions are highly appreciable as it has enabled the programme to serve the people in an effective manner. H.E. Adam Thompson, British High Commissioner in Pakistan said during a meeting with Federal Minister and Chairperson BISP Madame Farzana Raja here at BISP Secretariat on Thursday. Mr. Alexis Ferrand, Economic Advisor Economic Growth Group, DFID was also present during the meeting.

Besides other areas of mutual and national interests, Waseela-e-Taleem (Right to Education) programme of BISP came under detailed discussion during the meeting which is basically aiming at promotion of education in general and imparting education to the children from poor families in particular. The scheme is in line with Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for the year 2015 regarding Universal Primary Education.

Earlier, Madame Farzana Raja informed the visiting High Commissioner that the Programme has already launched its scheme aiming to promote education among the underprivileged segments of society. She said that 3 million children from beneficiary families of BISP are to be enrolled in schools under the scheme.

Chairperson BISP said that ensuring basic education of male and female children is an indication of healthy society. She said that BISP is committed to promote education in the country beside its various initiatives to curb poverty and to uplift the living standards of poor population of the country.

Madame Farzana Raja on the occasion acknowledged the contribution of British Government and DFID regarding support for this particular scheme as well as valuable contribution in other initiatives in the social sector of Pakistan.

For more information, contact:
Shafquat Ali
Assistant Media Officer.
Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) – Sindh
Cell: +92333 239 4466
Tel: 021-99251510

Pir Mazhar congratulates President Supreme Court Bar Association

Karachi, November 01, 2012 (PPI-OT): Senior Minister for Education and Literacy Pir Mazhar ul Haq has congratulated President Supreme Court Bar Association Israr ul Haq Mian on his success in annual election of Bar Association.

In a statement issued here on Thursday he said that new president of Supreme Court Bar Association would work for the supremacy of the judiciary and strengthening democratic institutions. He assured his full support to him and prayed for his more success in future.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9920 4423

Blue Nile App Today Announced Launch of iTrace for iPhone to Help Users Find and Recover Lost Apple Devices

SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwire – October 31, 2012) –  Mobile gadgets are stylishly becoming handy. Clutching an iPad, or walking down the street while talking on your iPhone is practically part of one’s everyday life. Unfortunately, these expensive devices are highly coveted by thieves.

If you have the habit of misplacing your gadgets, then iTrace for iPhone will help you with search and recovery of your lost iPhone or iPad. The software has a state-of-the-art built-in voice detection system that is activated from the mere detection of your voice. Simply scream “iPhone!” and the preselected inbuilt ringer is immediately activated on your phone. iTrace runs quietly in the background and has no bearing on your phone’s battery life. Users can even select from a long list of free ringtones or simply create one themselves.

Whether you are in a room full of people or in a public setting, the loud ring is unmistakable. On occasion when the phone is out of range and use of the voice activation system is not possible, owners can simply send a free text message with the keyword “iTrace” to a dedicated phone number. Within a few minutes, a text reply is received with an exact address of the device’s current location. Additionally, logging into your iTrace account online will even show you a map display using Google Maps street view and give you a list of the last 10 locations your iPhone was spotted.

iTrace will not only make sure you never part ways with your expensive gadgets, but will also help you keep track of friends and loved ones when they are out of sight. iTrace is now available as a discounted download from the apple app store at

Blue Nile App, Ltd.
Cory Lippincott