• ‘Child marriage reason for growing population’ 17 Sep 2019 06:28 Chairm­an says growin­g number­s are leadin­g to scarci­ty of opport­unitie­s and facili­ties PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE LAHORE: Planning and Development Department Chairman Habibur Rehman Gilani has termed child marriage a crime and has linked it to Pakistan …
  • Mob justice is not acceptable in Pakistan society 17 Sep 2019 06:25 Combating violence against women, reforms could be adapted and replicated in other regions to protect children against violence. Salahuddin's right arm bore the name of his village, the police station it fell under, the district the village was located …
  • Misbah bans biryani, sweets for Pak cricketers: Report 17 Sep 2019 06:05 Lahore, Sep 17 (IANS) Remember the video of a Pakistani fan who had accused Sarfaraz Ahmed’s men of eating “pizza and burger” ahead of the much-anticipated World Cup clash against India which they lost by a huge margin at the Old Trafford on June 16? Seems …
  • Pakistan's waste problem is a recycling industry waiting to be found 17 Sep 2019 05:38 The untapped potential of our recycling industry can turn waste into product — and profit. Ten-year-old Mehran wades through an avalanche of garbage from an overflowing dumpster in Islamabad's F-10 sector. Sorting through the noxious mix of organic and …
  • Teacher accused of torturing student 17 Sep 2019 05:38 LAHORE: A ninth grade student of a private chain of schools’ Sanda Road campus suffered injuries allegedly when his teacher tortured him on Monday. According to police, Mustafa Ahmed of Sanda was writing on the white board in the classroom when his teacher …
  • Imam, Haider share spotlight on day of mixed fortunes 17 Sep 2019 05:35 KARACHI: While Imam-ul-Haq notched up the seventh century in the ongoing opening round of the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy competition on Monday, youngster Haider Ali had the mortification of being dismissed for 99 on his first-class debut. On a day of mixed …
  • No more biryani: Head coach Misbah changes diet plan for cricketers 17 Sep 2019 05:15 LAHORE: Newly appointed head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has made his first decisive move and has come down heavily on the players regarding their fitness levels which was under the scanner during the ICC World Cup 2019. Misbah has asked for a …
  • PML-N leader surfaces in London to submit ‘video evidence’ 17 Sep 2019 04:54 LONDON: The central figure in the controversy surrounding leaked videos of district and sessions court judge Arshad Malik surfaced here on Monday and was seen submitting “evidence” to the Pakistan High Commission. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Nasir …
  • PML-N leaders hold exhaustive meet with Nawaz in jail 17 Sep 2019 04:53 LAHORE: In a significant development, PML-N leaders Shahbaz Sharif, Khwaja Asif and Ahsan Iqbal and lawyers of the Sharif family were given a ‘special permission’ on Monday to meet former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhhpat jail. The upcoming …
  • Kartarpur corridor opening for India’s Sikhs in November 17 Sep 2019 04:53 KARTARPUR: A corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims travelling to a shrine in Pakistan will open in early November, in time for one of the religion’s most sacred festivals. The visa-free border crossing from India to Kartarpur, Pakistan, would be inaugurated on …
  • Man slashes wife’s nose over domestic dispute in Lahore 17 Sep 2019 04:53 LAHORE: A man allegedly slashed his wife’s nose over a domestic issue in the jurisdiction of Factory Area police on Monday. Sajjad Ahmad also shaved off his wife’s head after subjecting her to severe torture with plastic pipes, kicks and punches. Some …
  • PA decries Centre’s proposal to take over Karachi 17 Sep 2019 04:53 KARACHI: As Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah warned that any harm to Sindh would be detrimental to the federation, the provincial legislature on Monday passed a resolution by a majority vote rejecting the “nefarious” proposal by a federal minister for handing …
  • Officials in Lahore directed to ensure SOPs for dengue campaign 17 Sep 2019 04:52 PHOTO: REUTERS LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar directed officials to carry out the anti-dengue campaign in a more effective manner. Health and administrative departments should ensure the implementation of standard operating procedures ( …
  • Field officers to pay surprise visits to police stations 17 Sep 2019 04:52 Khan says trust betwee­n police and public can be improv­ed with better servic­e delive­ry PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: Punjab Inspector General of Police (IG) Arif Nawaz Khan said all field officers should pay surprise visits to stations and assess the working of …
  • Opposition reiterates demand for Hamza’s production orders 17 Sep 2019 04:52 Hamza Shehbaz. PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: The opposition in the Punjab Assembly, led by PML-N, has once again demanded production orders for all MPAs, including Hamza Shehbaz Sharif, who are being detained by NAB. The legislators asked speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz …
  • NA panel seeks experts’ advice to tame inflation 17 Sep 2019 04:18 ISLAMABAD: Inviting four eminent private sector economists and business leaders for advice on controlling inflation, a parliamentary panel of three major political parties on Monday decided to ask the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to advance its …
  • Egyptian firm expands further into Pakistan 17 Sep 2019 04:00 CAIRO: Egyptian transport technology start-up Swvl will expand into two more cities in Pakistan — Islam­abad and Rawalpindi — in the next two weeks, according to its chief executive. The international firm opera­tes buses along fixed routes and allows …
  • Shehbaz Sharif meets Nawaz in jail 17 Sep 2019 03:54 Lahore, Sep 17 (IANS) Shehbaz Sharif, President of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party, met his brother and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Kot Lakhpat jail here where the latter has been imprisoned since December 2018. …
  • Pakistan targets five countries for greater market access 17 Sep 2019 03:24 PHOTO: REUTERS ISLAMABAD: The increase in production of value-added goods is a good sign and rise in exports and decline in imports shows that the economy is on the right track, said Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood. Speaking at an …
  • The travails of B M Kutty: Part - VI 17 Sep 2019 02:59 The travails of B M Kutty: Part - VI In the fifth part of this series on B M Kutty published yesterday in these pages, we discussed the formation of the NAP provincial governments in Balochistan and the (then) NWFP, and how Kutty became the political …
  • Zulfiqar takes 10 wickets in drawn game 17 Sep 2019 02:59 Zulfiqar takes 10 wickets in drawn game LAHORE: Left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar claimed 10 wickets in a match as the three-day non-first-class Quaid-e-Azam Trophy fixture between Central Punjab and Southern Punjab ended in an exciting draw at the Iqbal …
  • QUAID-E-AZAM TROPHY: Northern face uphill task against KP 17 Sep 2019 02:59 QUAID-E-AZAM TROPHY: Northern face uphill task against KP ISLAMABAD: Northern were forced to follow on against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa despite a gritty 99 by debutant Haider Ali on the third day of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match at the Abbottabad Cricket Stadium …
  • SERIES AGAINST SRI LANKA: PCB recalls Umar, Ahmed for training camp 17 Sep 2019 02:59 SERIES AGAINST SRI LANKA: PCB recalls Umar, Ahmed for training camp ISLAMABAD: The all powerful man in the national cricket selection matters — Misbahul Haq — has recalled Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shehzad amongst the national camp probables announced on Monday …
  • Faran Gymkhana advance 17 Sep 2019 02:59 Faran Gymkhana advance LAHORE: Faran Gymkhana entered the 2nd round of 17th M Siddique Memorial Cricket Tournament when they outplayed Sabzazar Lions by 77 runs in a match played at the Mehran Block Ground. Scores: Faran Gymkhana 273/8 in 40 overs ( …
  • Boxer Waseem greeted 17 Sep 2019 02:59 Boxer Waseem greeted LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Sports Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti and DG Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh have congratulated Pakistan’s premier boxer Mohammad Waseem on his fastest knock-out victory against Conrado Tenamor of Philippines in …
  • Lahore bag Railways squash crown 17 Sep 2019 02:59 Lahore bag Railways squash crown LAHORE: Lahore Division won the Pakistan Railways Inter-Divisional Squash Championship title with 100 points on Monday. Lahore won five events of the championship held at KP Sports Complex. Peshawar Division got the second …
  • UCP claim Inter-Varsity Sports trophy for 8th time 17 Sep 2019 02:59 UCP claim Inter-Varsity Sports trophy for 8th time LAHORE: University of Central Punjab (UCP) won the HEC All-Pakistan Sports General Trophy for the consecutive 8th time this year. Over 150 private, government and semi-government universities participated …
  • Pak players excel in Romania Int’l Sports Festival 17 Sep 2019 02:58 Pak players excel in Romania Int’l Sports Festival LAHORE: Pakistan players grabbed four medals including one gold and secured first position in 3rd International Cultural and Sports Festival 2019 at Constanta, Romania on Monday. According to information …
  • Arham, Ibrahim victorious as Rafum Jr Tennis begins 17 Sep 2019 02:58 Arham, Ibrahim victorious as Rafum Jr Tennis begins LAHORE: The Rafum Junior Tennis Championship 2019 got underway here on Monday at the Punjab Tennis Academy courts Bagh-i-Jinnah. In U-16 first round matches, Arham Khan beat Ryam Khan 8-3 in a well- …
  • Garrison annex Punjab Inter-Club Golf trophy 17 Sep 2019 02:58 Garrison annex Punjab Inter-Club Golf trophy LAHORE: Garrison Club with 14 points annexed the Punjab Golf Association (PGA) Inter-Club Golf Championship which concluded at the PAF Skyview Golf Club. The prestigious event was organized by PGA win …
  • Cricket Australia officials expected today 17 Sep 2019 02:58 Cricket Australia officials expected today LAHORE: The officials of Australia cricket board are expected to arrive in Pakistan on September 17, ahead of a series between the two countries scheduled for 2022. The officials, led by Cricket Australia Chief …
  • Domestic women cricket season begins today 17 Sep 2019 02:57 Domestic women cricket season begins today LAHORE: The 2019-20 domestic women’s cricket season begins with a domestic triangular series in Lahore on Tuesday. The three-team 50-over competition will start at the Lahore Gymkhana Ground from Monday with PCB …
  • Batsmen dominate in Quaid Trophy 17 Sep 2019 02:57 Batsmen dominate in Quaid Trophy LAHORE: It was a day of batsmen on day three of the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy matches at three venues of the country on Monday. Central Punjab were in dire straits despite Umar Akmal, Azhar Ali and Ahmed Shehzad’s half-centuries …
  • Shehzad, Umar Akmal in; Hafeez, Malik out: Probables named for SL series 17 Sep 2019 02:57 Shehzad, Umar Akmal in; Hafeez, Malik out: Probables named for SL series LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Monday announced a list of 20 probables resting out veterans Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez and bringing in the fold controversy-prone Ahmed …
  • Balochistan-Sindh game heads towards draw, KP dominate Northern 17 Sep 2019 02:56 Balochistan-Sindh game heads towards draw, KP dominate Northern KARACHI: Imam-ul-Haq struck his fifth first-class century as Balochistan batted slow to reach 191-3 in their first innings on the penultimate day of the four-day Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match …
  • Ahmed Shahzad, Umar Akmal named among probables 17 Sep 2019 02:56 Ahmed Shahzad, Umar Akmal named among probables KARACHI: Pakistan’s head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq on Monday announced 20 probables for the training camp which will be held at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore from Wednesday (tomorrow). …
  • Tevta to ensure quality training 17 Sep 2019 02:55 Tevta to ensure quality training LAHORE: TEVTA Chairman Ali Salman Siddique held a meeting with the MD of a company here Monday for exploring areas of cooperation between both organisations aimed at extending quality education and training to TEVTA …
  • Briefing on Kartarpur Corridor 17 Sep 2019 02:55 Briefing on Kartarpur Corridor LAHORE: Officials of Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) briefed national and International media today on the Kartarpur Corridor project. According to the official of ETPB, 90pc work on the corridor has been completed and it …
  • Govt’s plea in Ayubi case to be taken after CJ’s return, LHC registrar 17 Sep 2019 02:55 Govt’s plea in Ayubi case to be taken after CJ’s return, LHC registrar LAHORE:The Lahore High Court (LHC) is yet to respond to a Punjab government’s request to nominate any of its judges for a one-man tribunal to hold a judicial inquiry into death of …
  • JI urges women to raise voice for IHK people 17 Sep 2019 02:55 JI urges women to raise voice for IHK people LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Senator Siraj-ul-Haq has asked the Pakistani women to raise a strong voice in support of their Kashmiri brethren who are compelled to spend a miserable life under the shadows of …
  • PTI MNA calls on Pervaiz 17 Sep 2019 02:55 PTI MNA calls on Pervaiz LAHORE:Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) MNA Tashfeen Safdar along with a delegation called on Punjab Assembly Speaker Ch Pervaiz Elahi on Monday. During the meeting, views were exchanged about the prevailing political situation and both …
  • Baba Guru Nanak Week celebrations from Nov 7 17 Sep 2019 02:54 Baba Guru Nanak Week celebrations from Nov 7 LAHORE: A meeting to review arrangements for Baba Guru Nanak Sahib Week celebrations was held at Committee Room of Alhamra Arts Council at Alhamra Arts Centre, The Mall. Provincial Information Secretary Raja …
  • Call to dissolve PMDC advisory committee 17 Sep 2019 02:54 Call to dissolve PMDC advisory committee LAHORE: Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has condemned the federal government for constituting an eight-member advisory committee to run the affairs of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). This is …
  • Damage to worship places condemned 17 Sep 2019 02:54 Damage to worship places condemned LAHORE: Damaging the properties and worship places of Hindu community in Ghotki is a condemnable act. After registration of a case and detention of the culprit, accomplice in alleged blasphemy, it is the responsibility of …
  • Doctors urged to improve behaviour 17 Sep 2019 02:54 Doctors urged to improve behaviour LAHORE: The King Edward Medical University organised a seminar on character-building of doctors on Monday. The living legend, internationally renowned physician and former Principal of KEMC Prof Kh Saadiq Husain was the …
  • RPOs, DPOs directed to improve working 17 Sep 2019 02:54 RPOs, DPOs directed to improve working LAHORE: Inspector General Police Punjab Captain ® Arif Nawaz Khan chaired RPOs and DPOs video link conference at Central Police Office. Addressing the conference, he said it was the responsibility of RPOs and DPOs to …
  • Special unit to monitor performance of departments, officers 17 Sep 2019 02:54 Special unit to monitor performance of departments, officers LAHORE: Chief Secretary Yousaf Naseem Khokhar Monday inaugurated a special unit established in his office to monitor the performance of departments and officers. Monitoring would be made through …
  • Opp urged to play role in PA 17 Sep 2019 02:54 Opp urged to play role in PA LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Welfare Mohammed Bashart Raja has said that the opposition should play its role in the Assembly, instead of personal interests, and should fulfill the purpose for …
  • Two car showroom owners held for fraud 17 Sep 2019 02:54 Two car showroom owners held for fraud LAHORE:National Accountability Bureau Lahore on Monday arrested two owners of a car showroom, Javed Muzaffar Butt and Malik Usman Riaz, accused of receiving investments, illegally from the general public on the …
  • CM orders crackdown on profiteers 17 Sep 2019 02:54 CM orders crackdown on profiteers LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has issued directions to the cabinet committee for price control to initiate a crackdown against illegal profiteers. He said that the sale of essential items should be ensured at …
  • Tents being arranged for students of 261 UKAid-funded schools in Punjab, KP 17 Sep 2019 02:54 Tents being arranged for students of 261 UKAid-funded schools in Punjab, KP LAHORE: The rehousing of students studying at UKAid-funded classrooms in selected schools in Punjab has finally started after over 20 days when an international media outlet …
  • Afridi vows to form task force to help cleanse Punjab of drugs 17 Sep 2019 02:52 Afridi vows to form task force to help cleanse Punjab of drugs Islamabad: Minister for Narcotics Control & SAFRON Shehryar Khan Afridi Saturday vowed to cleanse Punjab of the menace of narcotics and announced to form a Special Task Force to prepare a …
  • APCFA holds poetry, essay, skit competitions 17 Sep 2019 02:52 APCFA holds poetry, essay, skit competitions Islamabad: To further its objectives of promoting more youth awareness and socio-cultural understanding as well as to elucidate exemplary nature of Pakistan-China relationship, its various bilateral, regional …
  • CUI, ICTP to collaborate in Maths 17 Sep 2019 02:52 CUI, ICTP to collaborate in Maths Islamabad:Rector of the COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI) Prof. Dr. Raheel Qamar on Monday inked an agreement with Dr. Fernando Quevedo, Director International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy, to launch the …
  • In garb of accountability: Political victimisation going on, says Faryal 17 Sep 2019 02:50 In garb of accountability: Political victimisation going on, says Faryal KARACHI: PPP leader Faryal Talpur on Monday during her address in the Sindh Assembly condemned what she called "political victimisation in the garb of accountability". …
  • In garb of accountability: Political victimisation is going on, says Faryal 17 Sep 2019 02:48 In garb of accountability: Political victimisation is going on, says Faryal KARACHI: PPP leader Faryal Talpur on Monday during her address in the Sindh Assembly condemned what she called "political victimisation in the garb of accountability". …
  • Akzonobel, Nishat Motor sign deal 17 Sep 2019 02:43 Akzonobel, Nishat Motor sign deal LAHORE: AkzoNobel Pakistan Limited (ANPL) and Hyundai Nishat Motor (Private) Limited (HNMPL) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide high quality Nihon pre-treatment products to Hyundai Nishat Motor, a …
  • Adviser says exports improving 17 Sep 2019 02:43 Adviser says exports improving LAHORE: Adviser to Prime Minister for Commerce, Textile, Industry, Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood appreciated the increase in value-added products, and said 14 percent rise in export and 18 percent fall in …
  • How the giant of graft guards the shadow economy 17 Sep 2019 02:43 How the giant of graft guards the shadow economy LAHORE: All countries suffer economically corresponding to the intensity of their corrupt practices. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that the tax revenue collection in least corrupt …
  • Pakistan varsity bans male, female students from sitting together 17 Sep 2019 02:42 Image Source : OFFICIAL WEBSITE Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan A new policy introduced by Bahria University in Pakistan has banned male and female students from sitting together or forming groups. According to reports in the Pakistani media, the …
  • Sept 6 reflections 17 Sep 2019 02:41 THIS is apropos the letter by Umar M. Makhdumi (Sept 6). September 6 is an important milestone in the history of Pakistan. Fifty-four years ago two-thirds of our population did not exist or was too young to recall certain happenings. I was a young captain …
  • 64 prisoners released from Camp Jail 17 Sep 2019 02:18 64 prisoners released from Camp Jail LAHORE: Additional District and Sessions Judge Amjad Ali Shah alonge with lawyers on Monday visited Camp Jail and released 64 prisoners involved in petty offenses. The Judge visited different sections of the jail …
  • PIA post-Haj operation completes 17 Sep 2019 02:16 PIA post-Haj operation completes LAHORE: The PIA post-Haj operation of bringing back more than 82,000 Hujjaj from Saudi Arabia completed successfully. This year, PIA carried more than 82,000 Hujjaj which was 25 percent more than the previous year. It …
  • Fruit vendor tortured: Mozang police dragging feet on FIR 17 Sep 2019 02:16 Fruit vendor tortured: Mozang police dragging feet on FIR LAHORE: Mozang police are using delaying tactics to register FIR against the accused persons who severely tortured a fruit vendor over a property dispute. Police high-ups have taken notice of the …
  • Opp protests non-issuance of production orders 17 Sep 2019 02:16 Opp protests non-issuance of production orders LAHORE: The PTI government on Monday came under immense criticism from the Opposition for taking a U-turn over its policy of issuing production orders for detained MPAs. Just a few months ago, the PTI …
  • 3 hit to death: driver, friend booked; nabbed 17 Sep 2019 02:16 3 hit to death: driver, friend booked; nabbed LAHORE: Defence-B police have registered a case against the accused persons involved in the killing of three persons in a road accident at Wateen Chowk. The car driver identified as Abdul Rehman Bhatti and his …
  • Youth held for blackmailing boy 17 Sep 2019 02:16 Youth held for blackmailing boy GUJRANWALA: The FIA cyber crime wing Monday arrested a youth on charges of assaulting and blackmailing a student in Qilla Kalarwala. Reportedly, accused Ahmed assaulted sexually a 9th class boy (S) and made a movie of him to …
  • Nawaz-Shahbaz long meeting fuels speculations 17 Sep 2019 02:15 Nawaz-Shahbaz long meeting fuels speculations LAHORE: An unscheduled long meeting took place between Mian Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif-led delegation of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) at the Kot Lakhpat Jail Monday. Top PML-N leaders say the party …
  • PTI MNA calls on Elahi 17 Sep 2019 02:15 PTI MNA calls on Elahi LAHORE: PTI MNA Tashfeen Safdar along with a delegation called on Punjab Assembly Speaker Ch Pervaiz Elahi on Monday. During the meeting, views were exchanged about the prevailing political situation and both parties were unanimous …
  • MKRMS seminar: ‘Poultry sector can help meet nutrition needs of Pakistan’ 17 Sep 2019 02:15 MKRMS seminar: ‘Poultry sector can help meet nutrition needs of Pakistan’ LAHORE: The population of developing countries faces problems of unbalanced diet and the poultry sector being part of the agriculture sector can play an important role in meeting …
  • Two ‘showroom owners’ arrested for fleecing people 17 Sep 2019 02:15 Two ‘showroom owners’ arrested for fleecing people LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau Lahore on Monday arrested two owners of a car showroom, Javed Muzaffar Butt and Malik Usman Riaz, accused of receiving investments, illegally from the general public …
  • Crackdown against profiteers ordered 17 Sep 2019 02:15 Crackdown against profiteers ordered LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has issued directions to the cabinet committee for price control to initiate a crackdown against illegal profiteers. He said that the sale of essential items should be ensured …
  • PTI member criticises own govt in NA over price hike 17 Sep 2019 02:15 PTI member criticises own govt in NA over price hike ISLAMABAD: The members from the treasury benches in the National Assembly on Monday were taken by surprise when one of their colleagues from the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) threatened to resign …
  • Qadri’s resignation 17 Sep 2019 01:19 Qadri’s resignation The founding head of the Pakistan Awami Party (PAT), Allama Dr Tahirul Qadri has abruptly announced his retirement from politics and resignation from the leadership of the PAT. He has promised to spend his life in writing books and …
  • Why Bollywood is leaving Mumbai's Film City 17 Sep 2019 00:35 City Limits : Spotlight on stories beyond the news Several factors are compelling Bollywood to look beyond Mumbai to make its movies Mumbai’s connection with movies dates back more than 100 years to Raja Harishchandra (1913), the first film made in India. …
  • End Corporal Punishment in Pakistan’s Schools 17 Sep 2019 00:16 A boy passes by a classroom in a school in Qutbal, Pakistan, October 13, 2009. © 2009 AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini Hunain Bilal, a 17-year-old student in Lahore, had failed to memorize a lesson at school. As punishment, his teacher “punched him …
  • Shehbaz Sharif meets Nawaz in Kot Lakhpat jail 16 Sep 2019 19:08 Shehbaz Sharif meets Nawaz in Kot Lakhpat jail LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif met Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat jail on Monday. During the meeting, the PML-N leader inquired about the health of the former premier and …
  • Petition seeking declaration of August 15 as Independence Day rejected by LHC 16 Sep 2019 18:28 The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday rejected a petition seeking directives for the government to celebrate the country's Independence Day on August 15, instead of August 14. Justice Mamoonur Rashid declared the petition, filed by a citizen named …
  • Privacy breaches bring law into focus 16 Sep 2019 18:15 –FIA fails to act against gross violation of citizens’ privacy through leaking of intimate videos LAHORE: Recent CCTV footages of couples engaging in acts of intimacy in a cinema hall and a hospital’s private room, which were leaked on social media …
  • Kartarpur corridor to be opened for Indian pilgrims on 9 November 16 Sep 2019 18:00 LAHORE : NEW DELHI: Pakistan has said that it will open the much-awaited Kartarpur Corridor on 9 November for Indian-Sikh pilgrims to cross over to Gurudwara Darbar Sahib for the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak. Eighty-six percent of the work on the …
  • Indian pilgrim corridor to Pakistan Sikh temple planned for November opening 16 Sep 2019 16:56 A view shows the supplies of marble slabs for flooring at the construction site of the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, which will be open this year for Indian Sikh pilgrims, in Kartarpur, Pakistan September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza KARTARPUR, Pakistan ( …
  • Talpur warns of economic meltdown stemming from ‘witch hunt’ of politicians, businessmen 16 Sep 2019 16:18 Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Faryal Talpur during her address in the Sindh Assembly on Monday condemned “political victimisation in the garb of accountability”. It is worth mentioning here that Faryal Talpur and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari …
  • Police detain 31 in Lahore for one-wheeling 16 Sep 2019 15:34 by Staff Report , (Last Updated about 1 hour ago) LAHORE: Police arrested at least 31 boys between the age of 16 and 27 from different parts of Lahore on Monday for one-wheeling, a media outlet reported. Later, police shifted the arrested youngsters to the …
  • Shehbaz briefs Nawaz on Fazl meeting 16 Sep 2019 15:34 by Staff Report , (Last Updated about 1 hour ago) LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif took special permission on Monday to meet former premier Nawaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat Jail. Reportedly, Shehbaz apprised his elder …
  • IGP directs DPOs, RPOs to clean up their act 16 Sep 2019 15:19 LAHORE: Inspector-General (IG) of Police Punjab Captain retd Arif Nawaz Khan said that it is the responsibility of regional police officers (RPO) and district police officers (DPO) to improve the working of police stations therefore all field officers …
  • WCLA, Balochistan govt sign MoU for conserving Sandeman Fort 16 Sep 2019 15:19 LAHORE: The Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the government of Balochistan for conserving the Sandeman Fort in Zhob, Pakistan Today learnt on Monday. The MoU was signed by the WCLA director …
  • 'Witch-hunt' of politicians, businessmen will lead to 'economical meltdown': Faryal Talpur 16 Sep 2019 14:41 PPP leader Faryal Talpur on Monday during her address in the Sindh Assembly condemned what she called "political victimisation in the garb of accountability". Talpur, who is a chief suspect in a massive money laundering scandal, warned that if …
  • Kartarpur corridor to be opened for Indian Sikh pilgrims on November 9: Pakistani official 16 Sep 2019 14:22 LAHORE: From November 9, Pakistan will allow Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit the holy Kartarpur Sahib, a senior official heading the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor project announced on Monday. Project Director Atif Majid made the announcement during the …
  • Kartarpur Corridor to be opened for Indian pilgrims on November 9: Pakistan 16 Sep 2019 14:05 The Kartarpur corridor will open on November 9. (File) Pakistan Monday said it would open the Kartarpur corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims on November 9, three days before the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, PTI reported. The announcement comes amid …
  • Pakistan recall Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad for uncertain Sri Lanka series 16 Sep 2019 13:59 By PTI KARACHI: Pakistan's chief selector and head coach Misbah-ul-Haq on Monday brought back batsmen Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal among the probables for the upcoming limited-overs home series against Sri Lanka, which is uncertain after 10 of the …
  • Kartarpur corridor to be opened for Indian Sikh pilgrims on November 9: Pakistan official 16 Sep 2019 13:59 By PTI LAHORE: Pakistan on Monday announced that the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor will be opened for Indian Sikh pilgrims on November 9. The announcement was made during the maiden visit of local and foreign journalists to the proposed Kartarpur …
  • Dolphin Squad assaults another citizen in Lahore 16 Sep 2019 06:34 Force's top brass take notice of the incident, suspend officials. PHOTO: SCREEN GRAB LAHORE: Another incident illustrating the high-handed behaviour of the Punjab police has been reported in the provincial capital after footage of a Dolphin Squad team …
  • Two Dolphin men suspended for torturing youth in Lahore 16 Sep 2019 04:07 LAHORE: Two Dolphin Squad personnel were suspended from service for allegedly torturing a youth on Cavalry Ground bridge in yet another incident of Punjab Police’s highhandedness in the provincial capital. The torture was caught on a camera installed on a …
  • Ghani advises Centre to invoke Article 149 in Lahore 16 Sep 2019 03:19 Ghani advises Centre to invoke Article 149 in Lahore If the federal government is that much interested in invoking the Article 149, it better do so in Lahore or somewhere else. Sindh Information and Labour Minister Saeed Ghani said this on Sunday as he …
  • Favourite Sajawal makes its mark in Lahore races 16 Sep 2019 03:15 Favourite Sajawal makes its mark in Lahore races LAHORE: Favourite Sajawal won the only featured race of the day, Solidarity Cup after it put on display a show of great endurance and skill here at the Lahore Race Club on Sunday. This third winter day …
  • U21 hockey trials extended for one day in Lahore 16 Sep 2019 03:14 U21 hockey trials extended for one day in Lahore KARACHI: The PHF has extended the trials for one day in Lahore for the selection of under-21 players from Punjab, KP, Islamabad, FATA, and northern areas because a large number of players could not be tested …
  • NAB Lahore recovers Rs31.231 bn in 22 months 16 Sep 2019 02:35 NAB Lahore recovers Rs31.231 bn in 22 months LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has recovered maximum Rs 31.231 billion out of a total of Rs 71 billion directly and indirectly from the corrupt elements during the last 22 months, said …
  • 41 cases lodged in Lahore after dengue larvae found 15 Sep 2019 15:07 by INP , (Last Updated 16 seconds ago) LAHORE: Cases were lodged against 41 people in Lahore after dengue larvae were found during a series of raids at public places. The raids were conducted by the anti-dengue cell and resulted in seven people being taken …
  • Jeddah-bound PIA flight makes emergency landing at Lahore airport 15 Sep 2019 10:35 PIA refute­s report­s of a fire in one of the plane's engine­s, says landin­g was due to a 'techni­cal fault' Engine 1 of PIA Boeing 777 (Photo: Express) LAHORE  : A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Lahore to Jeddah was forced …
  • PIA plane bound for Jeddah makes emergency landing at Lahore airport due to 'technical fault' 15 Sep 2019 08:41 A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Lahore to Jeddah was delayed on Sunday due to a "technical fault" in the aircraft, a spokesperson said. The spokesperson denied media reports that the plane had caught fire and said that the …