RAWALPINDI: Girls once again outsmarted boys in the Higher Secondary School Certificate annual examination 2016 held under Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education . Out of total enrolled 60061 students, 58755 including 35455 regular and 23300 private students appeared in the examinations and overall pass percentage remained 56.96% and 25113 candidates failed in the exams.
LAHORE: As many as 12 more people died and 15 others sustained injuries on Monday in different rain-related incidents in various parts of country. According to details, at least six members of a family died in Mamund tehsil of Bajaur Agency after the roof of a house collapsed, leaving five others wounded.
ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony and Rafiq-e-Hujjaj Committee on Thursday finalised a comprehensive programme to start extensive training of the intending Hajj pilgrims immediately after Eidul Fitr. According to a schedule issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, the intending pilgrims would be imparted Hajj rituals' training in 27 cities from July 21. Madinatul Hujjaj Islamabad Director Hajj Qazi Samiur Rehman told that the pilgrims have already been informed about the training schedule.
According to details, the ill-fated wagon was on its way to Mianwali from Chakwal and on a sharp turn, a dumper hit it. As a result, four persons were killed on the spot while the fifth succumbed to injuries at the District Headquarter Hospital Chakwal.