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Making Police Check posts Effective

By Nasruminallah Mian The efficacy of Police check posts, aka “nakaas” in Islamabad has oft been questioned. Do we remember, if they have foiled a terror attempt or for example, intercepted a vehicle carrying explosive items.  They continue to be seen as an inconvenience by ordinary citizens. There is a feeling that they serve little of the purpose for which they exist. There have been allegations of corruption and the
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Waste Disposal in Germany

I moved to Germany almost ten years ago and from my first day onwards, it never failed to surprise me till today. When I got the possession of my first flat the first thing I was made aware of was the importance of garbage. Its first world and still every citizen has to make sure all the garbage is packed neatly according to its classification. The organic waste is separate,
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REVIVAL/PROMOTION OF BOOK READING HABITS AMONG SCHOOL CHILDREN

It appears that book reading culture is on its way out from our society in general and children in particular. If this challenge of dying book reading habits is not taken head-on, no wonder the habit would be lost once and for all from amongst our younger generation. The District Administration Bahwalpur has decided to intervene at the level of class 5 in public schools. The students will be compulsorily exposed
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CONFERRING VIP STATUS ON TEACHERS TO ACKNOWLEDGE THEIR SERVICES TO THE SOCIETY

In Bahawalpur, the District Administration has decided to confer VIP status on its school teachers.  A special card has been issued to give effect to this status. In addition to the symbolic recognition, material benefits have also been attached with the cards: Dozens of businesses and service providers, including transport companies, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, laboratories, pharmacies, retailers, etc. have entered into partnership agreement with the District Administration whereby the holders