Posts tagged ‘People’

July 11, 2011

Five people held during EDL march

 Five people were arrested after scuffles broke out as the English Defence League (EDL) and anti-fascists marched in Cambridge.


The number of people marching with United Against Fascism (UAF) and the TUC swelled from about 300 to 1,000 during the day, police said.


About 350 people were on the EDL march, according to police.


More than 650 officers from six forces took part in the policing operation. Police said it was largely peaceful.


Those arrested were: a 36-year-old man from Norwich, on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly; a 48-year-old man from Colchester, Essex, on suspicion of a public order offence; a man aged 27 from Ely, Cambridgeshire, on suspicion of a public order offence; an 18-year-old man from Peterborough on suspicion of affray; and a man aged 28 from Cambridge, arrested on suspicion of a racially-aggravated public order offence.


Insp Robin Sissons said: “In the end it was a largely peaceful protest with only minor disorder and some minor disruption to residents, visitors and businesses in the city.”

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July 4, 2011

Whoever tries to correct system people turn against him, says Registrar

ISLAMABAD: Despite many attempts QAU VC Masoom Yasin Zai could not be contacted. QAU Registrar Dr Shafiqueur Rehman said who ever belongs to his native area people start talking that he is Dr Shafique’s relative. He said it doesn’t matter that ARL is his relative or not he has been appointed on merit. He said according to new approach seat of ARL would also be created in other universities. He said whenever it will be required new seats will be created in QAU. Whenever some one tries to correct the system, people start talking against it, he added.Daily Times.

June 30, 2011

All About Lifestyles Summer-2010 exhibition

KARACHI, June 24: The Dawn Media Group’s “All About Lifestyles Summer-2010” exhibition opens at 3pm on Friday at the Karachi Expo Centre. The family-only event will continue on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 10pm. According to the organisers, the exhibition brings over 200 exhibitors of the finest brands and more than 300,000 visitors together every year. Spread over six halls and the entire complex of the Expo Centre, this year’s event will have the added attraction of Faces & Places, a photographic exhibition displaying works by Tapu Javeri, Owais Yakub, Imran Awan, Shah Murad and Zain Mankani, they said in a press release. Lifestyle Exhibition is biggest Exhibition Till now in Expo Centre Karchi. This 3 day Exhibition is Starting from Friday 25 June 2010 in All Halls of Expo Centre. Visitors have chance to get free gifts & discount rate products. Local, National & multinational companies stalls will sell & promote their products. There is no Entry fee neither Passes. Free entry with families. Event will start 11:00 Am on 25th June & End on 27th June at 08:00 PM.

June 30, 2011

CONNECTIT 2010

With the participation of 95 companies from 12 countries, CONNECT 2009 successfully became the largest sourcing destination for the Information and Communications Technology industry. The 5th Edition of CONNECT is scheduled from 8 – 10 of May, 2010 at Karachi Expo Centre.

CONNECT 2010 is poised to bring forth international suppliers and local vendors to generate ICT business in the region. The participants will have opportunities to establish contacts with key decision makers of high value projects. The exhibition will demonstrate cutting edge technology to a targeted audience and will bring together Industry leaders seeking more efficient solutions through innovation and technology.

The event is an excellent platform for Information and Communication Technology experts for maximum exposure, establish new business leads and strengthen existing contacts with the local market. The show is well attended by IT professionals, key decision makers and entrepreneurs from across Pakistan.

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