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Punjab govt announces closure of schools in Lahore tomorrow

LAHORE: Punjab government has announced that all the public and private schools in Lahore will remain closed on Thursday keeping in view the current law and order situation. According to a statement released by the Punjab School Education Department, all schools in Lahore, both public and private, will remain closed tomorrow due to possible traffic congestion. Tariq Hameed Bhatti, spokesperson of Punjab Education department, has said that the decision is taken to avoid any untoward incident. Whereas Sindh Education…

Schools in Punjab return to regular timings as smog dissipates

LAHORE: The Punjab School Education Department on Wednesday restored the regular timings for the government-aided and unaided private schools after smog in the province receded to a greater extent. The schools will now again start from 9:00 am in the morning and end at 2:30 pm. In view of the spell of dense smog, the education department had earlier made changes in timings for all schools in the province. The opening timings were pushed back from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. The step was taken to avoid any kind of…