PSL Schedule irks students

By Arsalan Haider February 14 2017   LAHORE: As the hype of the Pakistan Super League (PSL)'s second season has reached its peak, students are relatively unhappy with the schedule of the league as it has clashed with their final examinations that most of the schools conduct in February or March. In Pakistan, annual examinations … Continue reading PSL Schedule irks students

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Private schools running without proper sports grounds

Private schools running without proper sports grounds,   By Arsalan Haider   LAHORE: Sports are said to be an important aspect to increase the character building and developing the personalities of children specially when they are facing hectic academic schedule. But despite charging heavy fees and other charges from parents, number of small and large … Continue reading Private schools running without proper sports grounds

67 percent private Punjab schools without playgrounds

  By Arsalan Haider   Sports are said to be an important aspect to increase the character building and developing the personalities of children specially when they are facing hectic academic schedule. But despite charging heavy fees and other charges from parents, number of small and large private schools in Punjab lacks playgrounds, which affects … Continue reading 67 percent private Punjab schools without playgrounds

Teachers divided over boycott of class 5 and 8 exams

  By Arsalan Haider   LAHORE: The public school teachers of Punjab have shown mixed reaction over the cancellation of boycott of Class 5th and Class 8th exams being organized by Punjab Examination Commission (PEC) which was started from Thursday.   The teachers were divided in reaction to the cancellation call by United Teachers’ Council … Continue reading Teachers divided over boycott of class 5 and 8 exams

Fire Incident

Wasif Kazmi

A days back three minor and one infant were burnt alive to death near sawami Nagar was reported to rescuers by victims neighbors.

It was learned that Javed was professionally a riksha driver and his wife used to work as housemaid in different houses. On Wednesday she went to work as daily routine to put on heater in her single room house as keep warm her children from high cold. Unfortunately childrens was alone at home when cloths caught fire from burning heater.

As the result fire took wrap thier single room. When neighbours saw flames and smoke were raising from thier room they tried to went extinguishing the fire and called rescue 1122 at the moment. One of the eye witnessed Asif told that their house was locked inside when tragic incident happened. He went to extinguish the fire from backside thier house and jumped at the spot to…

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Quetta Gladiators signs Nathan McCullum and Thisara Perera for PSL

By Arsalan Haider January 24, 2017   The Quetta Gladiators have signed up Sri Lankan star all-rounder Thishara Perera and England fast-bowler Jade Dernbach in place of West Indies’ Jason Holder, who was forced to miss Pakistan Super league (PSL) after his NOC request was rejected by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). As far … Continue reading Quetta Gladiators signs Nathan McCullum and Thisara Perera for PSL

Zardari urges Trump to send envoy to region

Mr. Zardari, the only elected Pakistani president ever to have completed a full term in office, told The Washington Times in an interview that Mr. Trump’s critics should not dismiss him out of hand but rather give him a chance to make his mark in the region, beset by conflicts in Afghanistan, jihadi terrorist movements […] … Continue reading Zardari urges Trump to send envoy to region

Kashf Foundation trains more than 90,000 students

Kashf Foundation trains more than 90,000 students   By Arsalan Haider   Kashf Foundation’s Financial Education for Youth Program provided training to around 99,000 students across the country besides also reached around 1,100 low cost private schools, Kashf Managing Director Roshaneh Zafar told.   Kashf Foundation has provided training to more than 4,500 teachers of … Continue reading Kashf Foundation trains more than 90,000 students

Prosecutors request arrest of Samsung heir, bribery suspect

Prosecutors requested the arrest Monday of the Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong as a bribery suspect in the influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea’s president. The special prosecutors office said it had ask the court to approve a warrant for the arrest of Lee, the 48-year-old Samsung Electronics vice chairman. Samsung is […] … Continue reading Prosecutors request arrest of Samsung heir, bribery suspect

My First Blog

INTRO My name is Arsalan Haider and i am a professional journalist. I am writing news stories, reports, interviews and other items for Daily Times which is Pakistan's most liberal newspaper.   Besides, i am also studying at Punjab University Institute of Communication Studies, MSc Development Journalism.