Pakistan Property News : Underpass at Chaklala railway track approved
RAWALPINDI – The Punjab government has approved construction of an underpass on railway track in Chaklala to link residential area of Shah Khalid colony to commercial area.
All the necessary proceedings have been started to assess the cost of construction of underpass besides obtaining No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Pakistan Railway. Government of Punjab will bear all the expenses pertaining to the completion of the project. Rawalpindi District management will monitor the construction work.
The project was the demand of the residents of Shah Khalid Colony as Railway track has divided the colony into two parts and they have to go to markets after crossing the railway track and due to this several accidents have taken place. The construction of the underpass will resolve problems of the area, said Shoail Ahmed a resident while talking to this agency.
Dawah Academy books
approved for Punjab
Libraries Project: The Punjab Schools Libraries Project Lahore has approved 26 publications of Dawah Academy of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI).
According to a IIUI press release, up to 9800 copies of each of the title will be provided by the academy to the said project for onward provision to the Schools Libraries Project. An agreement in his regard was signed last week according to which the books will be provided to the Project by May 30. Hairan Khattak, former Deputy Director Publication, singed the agreement with the authorities of the project in Lahore. It is worth mentioning that Dawah Academy has already supplied a total of 30 books to the project in the previous two phases.
IESCO power suspension schedule : The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Friday issued a power shut-down programme for various areas due to necessary maintenance and routine development work. According to an IESCO Spokesman, power supply of the areas fall under the following grid stations/feeders would remain suspended as under:- April 7 (Saturday): From 12am to 5pm, Fazal Ghee feeder, Pak Steel, Capital Steel, U-fone, ISI, Atomic energy, Khabrian Akbar, Gali No.1,2,3,6, I-10/3, Main Road, I-10/3.
From 9am to 2pm Park view feeder, Mohra Nagial, Sawan camp, Morgah, from 9am to 4pm Industrial feeder, Pirwadhai feeder, Mangtal feeder, Hali Road feeder, Bagh Sardaran feeder, DM Textile Mill feeder, Quaid Abad feeder, From 10am to 2pm Shahdra feeder, Desto feeder, Angori feeder, Shahdra Village, Shah Pur, Nai Abadi, Kot Hathial, Spring Valley, Sarl Chowk, PTV Colony, Babri, Malata, Sakreela, Behaki Gali, Desto Lab.
Drinking good amount of milk keeps teeth healthy: Drinking milk regularly provides good amount of calcium and keeps teeth healthy. Talking to Pakistan Television (PTV), Dr Shabeer Ahmed Dehraj said that there was no difference between dairy and fresh milk as both were rich in calcium. He said that brushing the teeth after breakfast and before sleeping for a minimum duration of at least three minutes daily prevents bacterial attacks against the teeth. He said that during brushing, the position of the tooth brush head should be at an angle of 45 degrees towards gum line. He said that milky teeth remains six to eight years and after that permenant teeth replace them. Care for teeth should be adopted from early age and parents can help the kids in that matter. He said a visit to a dentist can provide sufficient information about dental care plan.
It is found that most people use their teeth for different kinds of activities. These include using the teeth as a tool and sometimes as a can opener. Using the teeth for activities like these can cause the enamel to erode, crack and loosen the teeth from its base, he said. Smoking cause stains on your teeth that are un-removable. Gum diseases affect smokers more than non-smokers. Make it a habit to visit your dentist once every six months, he can guide you and tell you about the status of your teeth and can do some professional cleaning once in a while, he said.
NDMA plans to set up risk assessment network: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is planning to establish National Hazard and Risk Assessment Network to provide a forum for information sharing, avoiding duplication and synergizing all activities being undertaken for hazard and risk assessment in the country.
An NDMA official told APP Friday that the authority was working to devise a mechanism for establishing the Disaster Safety Net and introducing insurance of the communities particularly living in disaster prone areas. He said various options were being explored for risk financing. the NDMA was working on risk assessment model which had already been tested successfully in a number of countries. This risk assessment would contribute towards improving resilience against disasters and improve the response by the government in time of calamities, he added.