• 717 LDUs Recruited from Northern Uganda 20 Jul 2019 20:06 FILE PHOTO: LDU recruitment Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 717 personnel have been recruited to join the Local Defence Unit from Northern Uganda. The recruits were drawn from Gulu, Omoro, Amuru and Nwoya districts in a drive held between July …
  • From Page to Stage 20 Jul 2019 20:04 Scene from Jaag Utha Hain Raigad All that we want to know about bringing a balance in society is contained in our stories. Great writers have packed every kind of knowledge in books,” says theatre director Abhijeet Choudhary. He has adapted one of the …
  • Thai Airways Resume Flight Operations in Pakistan 20 Jul 2019 19:24 A day after Pakistan lifted the ban on its airspace, Thai Airways International has resumed flight operations in the country. The airline will resume its flight operations flying from Lahore and Islamabad to Bangkok and beyond three days a week. Today, the …
  • PML-N to observe July 25 as ‘black day’ 20 Jul 2019 19:22 PML-N to observe July 25 as ‘black day’ LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal Saturday said PML-N would observe July 25 as black day. It was decided in the meeting of PML-N's Central Executive Committee (CEC), presided over by …
  • World Bank’s SMART programme to enhance crop productivity 20 Jul 2019 19:10 The logo of the World Bank. PHOTO: AFP LAHORE: The objective of the World Bank Strengthening Markets for Agriculture and Rural Transformation in Punjab (SMART) programme is to enhance productivity of crop and livestock farmers in the province, said a …
  • Seven-year old mistakenly shoots his grandfather in Lahore 20 Jul 2019 19:02 Separa­tely, a nine-month old succum­bs to his injuri­es after being stabbe­d by his own father a week ago LAHORE: An unintentional discharge by a seven-year-old minor boy has claimed the life of his grandfather in Lahore on Saturday. The incident took …
  • PML-N demands Nawaz’s release, to hold rallies on July 25 20 Jul 2019 18:58 –Fazl calls on Shehbaz, discusses strategy for no-confidence motion against Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Saturday decided to observe a ‘National Black Day’ on July 25 to mark “the robbing of public …
  • CAA under fire over mandatory luggage wrapping 20 Jul 2019 18:58 LAHORE: The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) is being criticized over a controversial decision to make plastic wrapping of check-in luggage compulsory for travellers commuting through any airport of Pakistan. The notification issued by CAA states, …
  • Punjab cabinet approves relief package for farmers 20 Jul 2019 17:20 -Punjab Cabinet Secretariat civil officers of grade 1 to 16 employees will get executive allowance equal to 1.5 times the basic salary  -Fixed Daily Allowance of the Punjab Police, traffic wardens, PHP to be restored after five years at same percentage as …
  • Second major reshuffle in Punjab cabinet 20 Jul 2019 16:11 Portfo­lio of Samsam Bukhar­i has been change­d from Inform­ation and Cultur­e Depart­ment PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: The Punjab government reshuffled the provincial cabinet on Friday following Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Lahore. Provincial Ministers …
  • PML-N demands Nawaz’s release, claims forensic test validates judge’s video 20 Jul 2019 16:11 Punjab forens­ic lab only conduc­ts postmo­rtem, says Firdou­s Ashiq Awan while refuti­ng media report­s Ahsan Iqbal and Firdous Ashiq Awan. FILE PHOTOS Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal has claimed that a forensic report has verified …
  • Never mind the surroundings, just savour the flavour ... the curry is one of the best - Ron Mackenna's restaurant review 20 Jul 2019 15:36 All alone in the upstairs dining room eating the curry that I have been assured is probably the best in all of Glasgow – maybe even the UK – and suddenly a group of people come clattering up the stairs and bounce into the room carrying life, vigour and …
  • Iqbal demands Nawaz’s release, claims forensic test validates judge’s video 20 Jul 2019 15:02 LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Ahsan Iqbal has claimed that a forensic report has verified authenticity of the controversial video in which judge Arshad Malik purportedly could be heard saying he was pressurised into convicting …
  • Shehbaz says PTI’s only aim is to defame him 20 Jul 2019 14:39 LAHORE: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said he considers stealing from earthquake victims the same as “feeding on corpses”, as he responded to allegations levelled against him in a British newspaper. Earlier …
  • The Wedding Guest review – a man on a mission 20 Jul 2019 14:20 Passport, check. Rental car, check. Two guns and a roll of duct tape? Hang on. In The Wedding Guest’s electric opening sequence, Dev Patel’s Jay journeys from London to Lahore with the slick, studied efficiency of a Bond or a Bourne (and a significantly …
  • PM Involving national institutions into politics: Ahsan Iqbal 20 Jul 2019 14:16 by INP , (Last Updated 10 seconds ago) LAHORE: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan was involving national institutions into politics because of the failure of his administration. …
  • PCB to get hefty paycheck from ICC 20 Jul 2019 12:50 PCB is set to receiv­e a total sum of $11.5 millio­n of which the first instal­lment has been receiv­ed PHOTO: PCB LAHORE: PCB has received the first tranche of $6.5 million from ICC. According to sources, PCB is set to receive a total sum of $11.5 million …
  • Imran Khan visits Trump’s White House amid hopes for a reset in U.S.-Pakistan ties 20 Jul 2019 12:11 ISLAMABAD — When Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives at the White House on Monday for his meeting with President Trump, the two leaders are expected to discuss counterterrorism, defense, energy and trade. But many in Pakistan’s capital hope the …
  • NAB launches money laundering probe against Maryam Nawaz 20 Jul 2019 11:30 Lahore, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdog has initiated another probe against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter and PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz after the Islamabad accountability court rejected its application seeking legal …
  • Signalling, interlocking system failure: Two express trains have a narrow escape 20 Jul 2019 11:11 LAHORE: As the malfunctioning of railways signalling and track interlocking system continues, train drivers have averted six accidents since the July 11 Akbar Express crash into a stationary goods train at the Walhar station in Rahim Yar Khan district …
  • Punjab govt to provide immediate relief to against inflation: Imran Khan 20 Jul 2019 09:37 19 July, 2019 Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday directed the Punjab government to provide immediate relief to general public against inflation. He ordered strict measures against hoarders to control inflation. The prime minister expressed these views …
  • UAE to open biggest visa centre in Karachi 20 Jul 2019 09:37 20 July, 2019 KARACHI: Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Hamad Obaid Alzaabi said on Friday his country would be opening a visa centre in Karachi in September which would be the biggest such facility in Asia. During his visit to the office of …
  • Team manager issues report on Pakistan’s World Cup campaign 20 Jul 2019 08:00 The Men in Green finished fifth on the points table Muhammad Yousaf in Lahore 20 July, 2019 Pakistan Team Manager Talat Ali has issued an “all is well” report, after the Men in Green’s disappointing 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup …
  • Punjab CM removes information minister, once again, on PM’s intervention 20 Jul 2019 07:28 LAHORE: Unhappy with information minister Samsam Bukhari’s performance for not attacking the opposition, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, on the directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, withdrew the portfolio from him besides reassigning portfolios to five …
  • Ayesha Ahmad Malik’s property to be auctioned 20 Jul 2019 07:28 LAHORE: A banking court has ordered auction of two properties of Ayesha Ahmad Malik, self-claimed wife of Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shahbaz, to recover a defaulted loan of Bank Alfalah. The court issued this order on a petition filed …
  • No parallel to Pakistani hospitality, says globetrotting Turkish woman 20 Jul 2019 07:20 Asil Ozbay. PHOTO: EXPRESS The Turkish biker girl, who has been travelling across the globe, has said that the people of Pakistan are very friendly and the food is delicious. Ozbay Asil said that the amount of love and warmth she received in Pakistan, she …
  • PTI’s only aim is to defame me, says Shehbaz 20 Jul 2019 06:49 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 11 mins ago) LAHORE: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif said during the hearing of the Ramzan Sugar Mills case that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( …
  • NAB launches money laundering probe against Maryam 20 Jul 2019 06:30 LAHORE: As the Islamabad accountability court on Friday rejected a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) application seeking legal proceedings against PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz for using a bogus trust deed in the Avenfield properties case, the anti- …
  • Video scandal suspect’s son missing, counsel tells local court 20 Jul 2019 06:08 ISLAMABAD: The son of a man arrested in a case regarding a leaked video of a district and sessions judge has gone missing, the counsel for the suspect, Mian Tariq, told a local court on Friday. Civil judge Shaista Kundi resumed hearing the case, which is …
  • WCLA to remove graffiti off Shahi Qila 20 Jul 2019 06:00 Fort is marred by inappr­opriat­e messag­es, person­al names, teleph­one number­s, graffi­ti A foreign expert inspects a wall of Shahi Qila. PHOTO: WLCA LAHORE: The Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) has decided to erase and, consequently, cleanup the …
  • IGP orders police to keep doors open to public 20 Jul 2019 06:00 The respon­sibili­ty of the police to protec­t the life, proper­ty and respec­t of the people­ PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Captain (retd) Arif Nawaz Khan has directed the Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) and other …
  • Pakistan weather forecast: Saturday 20-07-2019 20 Jul 2019 05:42 Pakistan weather forecast: Saturday 20-07-2019 Rain-thundershower/windstorm is expected at scattered places in Hazara, Kohat, Bannu, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, D.G khan divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir, while at isolated places in Peshawar, D.I …
  • PFA to fill 1,000 vacant posts on merit: DG 20 Jul 2019 05:19 PFA to fill 1,000 vacant posts on merit: DG LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) decided in a meeting on Thursday that all 1,000 vacant posts in the department would be filled on merit in the first phase. Presiding over the meeting, PFA Director General …
  • PTI reorganisation: Amir Kayani back as SG 20 Jul 2019 05:19 PTI reorganisation: Amir Kayani back as SG ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf has announced its Central Executive Committee, appointing Amir Mehmood Kayani as party’s central secretary general, besides notifying provincial and regional bodies. PTI Chief …
  • Accounts used for money-laundering: NAB orders banks to freeze 20 Jul 2019 05:19 Accounts used for money-laundering: NAB orders banks to freeze LAHORE: After freezing assets and shareholdings of Shahbaz family, the NAB has moved to freeze more than 150 bank accounts of the family in different banks of the country allegedly used for …
  • Loan pact signed for Chitral, Dargai power plants 20 Jul 2019 04:45 LAHORE: France on Friday signed a credit facility agreement with Pakistan to finance rehabilitation of Chitral and Dargai hydel power stations. Under the agreement, the French Development Agency (AfD) will provide 50.02 million euros, including a 0.2m euro …
  • Better early warning system 20 Jul 2019 04:44 Thanks to suppor­t from Japan, Pakist­an will be gettin­g modern C-band Dopple­r radars­ It is the middle of July and farmers in upper Sindh are licking their lips at the sight of vast fields of cotton which is almost ready for picking. But on the horizon …
  • PFF Tigers named for Challenge Cup 20 Jul 2019 04:24 PFF Tigers named for Challenge Cup LAHORE: Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) Friday announced a 20-member national junior team (PFF Tigers) for National Football Challenge Cup. Head Coach Gohar Zaman said that PFF, led by Syed Ashfaq Hussain Shah, …
  • West Zone (W) in U-16 Cricket final 20 Jul 2019 04:24 West Zone (W) in U-16 Cricket final LAHORE: West Zone Whites qualified for the final of LRCA Inter Zonal Under-16 Cricket Tournament when they beat North Zone Greens by 74 runs in the first semifinal at the LCCA Ground on Friday. Ali Hassan, who took four …
  • Babar excels for his new team Somerset 20 Jul 2019 04:24 Babar excels for his new team Somerset LAHORE: Pakistan’s top order batsman Babar Azam continued from he left in his form, as the batsman played a fine knock for his new team the Somerset Cricket County Club at the Vitality Blast 2019 at Cardiff. Azam …
  • PCB greets Sana over inclusion in ICC Committee 20 Jul 2019 04:23 PCB greets Sana over inclusion in ICC Committee LAHORE: The PCB has congratulated Pakistan women’s cricket star Sana Mir for her inclusion in the ICC Women’s Committee as one of the three current player representatives. Former England player Clare Connor …
  • ‘Inzamam did not select a good team for World Cup’: Raja wants revamping of Pak cricket system 20 Jul 2019 04:23 ‘Inzamam did not select a good team for World Cup’: Raja wants revamping of Pak cricket system LAHORE: Former skipper Rameez Raja wants the cricket system of the country to be revamped from the bottom in order to make a formidable national team for the …
  • Haleeb Foods wins award for environment excellence 20 Jul 2019 04:16 Haleeb Foods wins award for environment excellence LAHORE: Haleeb Foods, one of the leading food and beverage companies of Pakistan, won prestigious accolade in the food category at the 16th Annual Environment Excellence Awards for being committed to be on …
  • Call to allow kite-flying in Punjab 20 Jul 2019 04:16 Call to allow kite-flying in Punjab LAHORE: Safe Kite-Flying Association of Lahore has filed a petition at Prime Minister’s complaint cell demanding revival of kite flying in Punjab province as the sport is being played at the rest of the country without …
  • Joint efforts stressed to stop Muslim bloodshed 20 Jul 2019 04:16 Joint efforts stressed to stop Muslim bloodshed LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami veteran leader Hafiz Muhammad Idrees has said the biggest challenge before the Muslim rulers was to stop the bloodletting and persecution of Muslims across the world. Addressing a …
  • ‘PTI to ensure equal development’ 20 Jul 2019 04:16 ‘PTI to ensure equal development’ LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Communication & Works Sardar Muhammad Asif Nakai said former rulers had made all out efforts to ruin the national economy and destroyed the institutions for their personal interest. “We …
  • LCWU extends admission deadline 20 Jul 2019 04:16 LCWU extends admission deadline LAHORE: Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) on Friday announced the sale and submission of admission forms for intermediate level (first year) would be continued till July 22 (Monday). According to a press release, …
  • Ride service to launch bus, ambulance, says minister 20 Jul 2019 04:16 Ride service to launch bus, ambulance, says minister LAHORE: The Punjab government Friday claimed that the world famous ride service providing company ride has intended to launch its bus and ambulance services in Punjab. This was claimed by Minister for …
  • Conventional school education at seminaries welcomed 20 Jul 2019 04:16 Conventional school education at seminaries welcomed LAHORE : Political and religious organisations while lauding the promotion of conventional school education at seminaries welcomed examinations of conventional school education at seminaries under …
  • 555g heroin seized from train 20 Jul 2019 04:15 555g heroin seized from train LAHORE: Pakistan Railways’ Police Lahore Division recovered 555 gram heroin from the hidden box of goods train travelling to India. According to details, Pakistan Railways Police recovered the heroin from the bogie No 60618 of …
  • Auction of Ayesha Ahad’s two properties ordered 20 Jul 2019 04:15 Auction of Ayesha Ahad’s two properties ordered LAHORE : A banking court Friday ordered auction of two properties of Ayesha Ahad Malik, a self-proclaimed wife of leader of opposition in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shahbaz, to recover a defaulted loan of a …
  • Pleas against Punjab Revenue Authority dismissed 20 Jul 2019 04:15 Pleas against Punjab Revenue Authority dismissed LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Friday dismissed hundreds of petitions challenging establishment of Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) and its power to recover sales tax. Justice Shahid Jamil Khan dismissed the …
  • Loot culture can’t continue in Naya Pakistan: CM 20 Jul 2019 04:15 Loot culture can’t continue in Naya Pakistan: CM LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar Friday said that powerful people were being made to face trial for the first time in the history of Pakistan. In a statement issued here, he said that the culture …
  • ‘PRA’s legal justification to boost taxpayers’ trust’ 20 Jul 2019 04:14 ‘PRA’s legal justification to boost taxpayers’ trust’ LAHORE: Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht said the decision of the higher judiciary about the legal status of Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) was praiseworthy and it would boost the …
  • MDCAT online registration to continue till 29th 20 Jul 2019 04:14 MDCAT online registration to continue till 29th LAHORE: University of Health Sciences (UHS) Vice-Chancellor Prof Javed Akram has said that online registration process for Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test (MDCAT)-2019 started Friday will continue …
  • Kite-Flying Association 20 Jul 2019 03:46 Kite-Flying Association LAHORE: Safe Kite-Flying Association of Lahore has filed a petition at Prime Minister’s complaint cell demanding revival of kite flying in Punjab province as the sport is being played at the rest of the country without any …
  • Loot culture can’t continue in Naya Pakistan: Buzdar 20 Jul 2019 03:45 Loot culture can’t continue in Naya Pakistan: Buzdar LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar Friday said that powerful people were being made to face trial for the first time in the history of Pakistan. In a statement issued here, he said that the …
  • Healthy nutrition 20 Jul 2019 03:24 Healthy nutrition Food safety is important to ensure that you can enjoy your days instead of feeling sick to the stomach and nauseous. Eating contaminated food regularly causes such health issues. Consumption of unsafe foods like undercooked meat for …
  • UAE to open Asia’s biggest visa centre in Karachi: envoy 20 Jul 2019 03:16 KARACHI: Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Hamad Obaid Alzaabi said on Friday his country would be opening a visa centre in Karachi in September which would be the biggest such facility in Asia. During his visit to the office of the Karachi …
  • Benami assets will be sold, proceeds to help end poverty: PM Imran 20 Jul 2019 03:16 MIANWALI: Prime Mini­ster Imran Khan has said the accountability process will proceed unhindered regardless of any opposition and expressed the government’s resolve to confiscate the properties of the previous rulers made with the looted wealth. “I have …
  • From Amarnath to Murree 20 Jul 2019 02:49 From Amarnath to Murree The annual holy Amarnath Yatra in the 3880-meter-high glacier cave in the Himalayan is in full swing. So far, in the first 20 days of the 46-day pilgrimage, around 2,50,000 devotees from across India have paid their obeisance. The …
  • PML-N views Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s arrest as ‘worst revenge’ 20 Jul 2019 02:48 PML-N views Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s arrest as ‘worst revenge’ Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Sindh leaders on Friday deemed the arrest of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi “the worst revenge against the PML-N”, saying that the arrest only …
  • World Bank mission visits LCCI 20 Jul 2019 02:39 World Bank mission visits LCCI LAHORE: A four-member World Bank mission on Friday briefed representatives of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) about the Strengthening Markets for Agriculture and Rural Transformation in Punjab (SMART) …
  • France provides €50 million loanfor power rehabilitation projects 20 Jul 2019 02:39 France provides €50 million loanfor power rehabilitation projects LAHORE: French government would provide €50 million (Rs9 billion) soft loan and €0.2 million (Rs36 million) grant to Pakistan for rehabilitation of Dargai and Chitral hydropower projects, a …
  • Presidential reference: Justice Isa contacts top lawyers for his defence 20 Jul 2019 02:32 Presidential reference: Justice Isa contacts top lawyers for his defence ISLAMABAD: Justice Qazi Faez Isa has started deliberations to form a panel of legal team for his defense before the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) in the presidential reference filed …
  • Punjab cabinet reshuffled on PM’s orders 20 Jul 2019 02:32 Punjab cabinet reshuffled on PM’s orders LAHORE: On the instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, portfolios of different ministers, including those of Information and Local Government, have been changed. Mohammed Basharat Raja, who was holding the …
  • I had promised Allah…: All corrupt will be jailed, says PM 20 Jul 2019 02:32 I had promised Allah…: All corrupt will be jailed, says PM Ag agencies MIANWALI: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday he had "promised Allah that he would not let go of those who robbed the country", and, therefore, accountability would …
  • Fake trust deed: AC turns down NAB’s plea regarding Maryam 20 Jul 2019 02:31 Fake trust deed: AC turns down NAB’s plea regarding Maryam ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court-I on Friday rejected a NAB plea seeking a separate trial of PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz for submitting a fake trust deed in the court during the hearing of …
  • CJP says police must be free from pressures 20 Jul 2019 02:31 CJP says police must be free from pressures KARACHI: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, calling for making police truly independent, on Friday cited the independence of police as important as that of the judiciary which …
  • Imran pledges to confiscate ‘ill-gotten’ assets 20 Jul 2019 02:30 Imran pledges to confiscate ‘ill-gotten’ assets MIANWALI: Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated his government’s resolve to confiscate the properties of previous rulers made out of “looted” wealth and bring back the money that was laundered abroad to …
  • LDA ‘missing’ plot 20 Jul 2019 02:27 AN exempted plot of land in Jauhar Town was allocated vide a letter in lieu of land to Talat Ara Qureshi. She applied for the exemption/allotment letter in March 2010. The said letter, however, was never sent and, unfortunately, she passed away on …
  • Constructive criticism schooling 20 Jul 2019 02:27 AFTER the PTI official handle on Twitter warned journalists against ‘intentionally, unintentionally’ endorsing the enemy’s stance, speaking in its language, and likened criticism of the government to treason, would you blame any columnist for being …
  • Maryam dons kurta with picture of Sharif demanding his release 20 Jul 2019 01:45 Islamabad [Pakistan]: It seems Maryam Nawaz has found an unusual way to put forward her demand for the release of her father Nawaz Sharif from jail. Recently, she was spotted wearing a black kurta with a monochrome picture of her father along with a …
  • Pakistan ex-PM in custody of anti-graft body amid Qatar LNG case 20 Jul 2019 00:13 LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was remanded in the custody of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for 13 days, a day after he was arrested in a case involving a multibillion-rupee liquefied natural gas (LNG) …
  • FIA may probe Maryam, other PML-N leaders 20 Jul 2019 00:09 ISLAMABAD - The case registered by the Federal Investigation Agency over leaked video controversy clearly shows that the agency may investigate PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz and other senior party leaders, who were part of the July 6 press conference, …
  • Thai Airways starts operation from Islamabad to Bangkok 20 Jul 2019 00:07 News Desk | Thai Airways International has resumed its operations from Lahore and Islamabad to Bangkok and beyond. The first flight of Thai Airways landed at Islamabad International Airport from Bangkok on Friday. The Station Manager of Thai Airways and …
  • Karaganda Academic Theatre of Musical Comedy to present its best productions at Astana Opera 19 Jul 2019 21:55 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The creative team of the Karaganda Academic Theatre of Musical Comedy will offer an exclusive tour program to the attention of the residents and guests of the capital. On August 17, Maksim Dunayevsky’s musical Scarlet Sails will be …
  • That’s right, blame it on Hindi 19 Jul 2019 20:45 Today, Hindi has become the favourite punching bag. (Illustration: Suvajit Dey) Once upon a time (some four decades ago), it was the done thing to blame all the ills of the nation on feminism — from errant children to the break up of joint families, rise …
  • Public Outcry Over Biometric Toilets in Ministries by Austere Pakistani Gov’t 19 Jul 2019 19:11 Asia & Pacific 19:46 19.07.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan has installed biometric machines outside toilets in its ministries for top ranking officers. This is in contrast to promises made by Prime Minister Imran Khan during his …
  • Train drivers call for improving rail track and signal system 19 Jul 2019 19:07 -Shams Pervaiz says Mianwali express launched only to please PM Imran even though there was less passenger traffic on that section Drivers and assistant drivers of the Pakistan Railways (PR) have urged the department to invest on the improvement of the …
  • Pakistan Lost Rs 8.5 Billion Due To Airspace Closure 19 Jul 2019 18:48 KARACHI — Pakistan suffered a whopping USD 50 million loss after it closed its airspace with India for nearly five months following the Balakot air strikes in February, according to the country's aviation minister, who underlined that Islamabad's …
  • J&K bonds with India may deepen over time 19 Jul 2019 18:35 Kashmir has this instant ability to exclude everything except the known and the immediate. It’s an ungodly 4 am as our shikara spears through the shimmering beauty of the Dal Lake — the rush of breeze a blessing after an unexpectedly still and warm night. …
  • Pakistan Sikh body elects new president and secretary-general 19 Jul 2019 17:30 By PTI LAHORE: The Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee on Friday elected its new president and secretary-general, days after the Imran Khan government dissolved the body following India's objection to the presence of Khalistani separatists as …
  • Powerful elements facing trial for first time in Pakistan, says Buzdar 19 Jul 2019 17:04 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 39 mins ago) LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said on Friday that powerful people are being made to face trial for the first time in the history of Pakistan. In a statement issued here, he said that the …
  • Samsam Bukhari loses portfolio in major cabinet reshuffle 19 Jul 2019 16:52 by Staff Report , (Last Updated about 1 hour ago) LAHORE: Recently appointed information minister Syed Samsam Ali Bukhari was removed from his post on Friday as Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar announced a reshuffle in the provincial cabinet. As per a …
  • Rain spell likely to continue till Monday 19 Jul 2019 16:49 ISLAMABAD: Moderate monsoon currents from Arabian Sea are still penetrating in upper and central parts of the country and likely to continue till Monday, Met Office said in a statement. Pakistan Meteorological Department has predicted more wind- …
  • 150 accounts of Shehbaz family frozen on NAB request 19 Jul 2019 16:32 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 16 seconds ago) LAHORE: As many as 150 bank accounts owned by Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif and other members of his family have been frozen on a request by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in …
  • Biggest visa center of Asia to become operational in Karachi soon 19 Jul 2019 15:53 KARACHI: Ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE) Hamad Obaid Alzaabi has informed that UAE Embassy will be opening a visa center in Karachi which will become operational in the first week of September 2019 while another visa center will also become …
  • NAB gets 13-day remand of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi 19 Jul 2019 15:05 The NAB is probing alleged corruption in the award of a contract to import LNG from Qatar by Abbasi Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Friday sent former premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on a 13-day remand to the country's anti-graft body probing a case of …
  • False testimony, delays: CJP Khosa highlights obstacles in criminal justice system 19 Jul 2019 14:49 False testimonies and delays in court proceedings are the major bottlenecks in prompt delivery of justice in criminal cases in the country, Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa has said. Addressing a ceremony in Karachi on Friday, the CJP said …
  • Won't let Imran Khan become 'Hitler of Pakistan': Ex-minister 19 Jul 2019 13:41 Islamabad [Pakistan], July 19 (ANI): After former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested on corruption charges, PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal attacked Prime Minister Imran Khan, saying the party will never allow the cricketer-turned-politician to …
  • Samsam Bukhari loses information ministry in Punjab cabinet reshuffle 19 Jul 2019 13:14 Samsam Bukhar­i took over inform­ation, cultur­e minist­ry in March; cabine­t change­s come day after PM's Lahore visit Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. PHOTO:INP LAHORE: Recently appointed information minister Syed Samsam Ali Bukhari was removed …
  • Pak Anti-Corruption Court Dismisses Case Against Nawaz Sharif's Daughter 19 Jul 2019 12:36 The deed was written in Calibri font in 2006 when the font was not available for public use. (File) Islamabad: In a relief to jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz, a Pakistani anti-corruption court on Friday dismissed a …
  • Sumsam Bukhari removed as Punjab Information Minister 19 Jul 2019 12:20 Sumsam Bukhari removed as Punjab Information Minister LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has removed Syed Sumsam Ali Shah Bukhari as Punjab Minister for Information. According to a notification issued on Friday, Bukhari would now serve in the …
  • Banking court orders auction of Hamza Shehbaz’s ex-wife’s assets 19 Jul 2019 12:11 by INP , (Last Updated 34 mins ago) LAHORE: A banking court in Lahore on Friday issued orders to auction the properties of Ayesha Ahad, ex-wife of Punjab Assembly Opposition Leader Hamza Shehbaz. In a ruling, the court fixed August 26 and 27 as dates for …
  • Pakistani literature as lifeline 19 Jul 2019 11:54 To those it reaches, literature can take us from a place of ignorance to higher awareness. — Illustration byKhuda Bux Abro I grew up between Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates, a common rite of passage for many South Asian families in search of a " …
  • Punjab to set up ‘modern’ produce exchange in Lahore 19 Jul 2019 06:15 The previously-acquired 1,045 kanals will now be used for the establishment of the country’s first auction market with support from the Asian Development Bank. PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: The Punjab government has introduced major changes in a five-year-old …
  • Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan while trying to leave Lahore for Gujranwala 18 Jul 2019 06:07 Image Source : FILE Terrorist Hafiz Saeed has been arrested in Pakistan. Hafiz Saeed arrested in Lahore, Pakistan: Terrorist Hafiz Saeed has been arrested in Lahore. He has been sent to judicial custody in terror funding case. Hafiz Saeed was arrested on …
  • Abundance of birds disrupts flights at Lahore airport 18 Jul 2019 03:09 Abundance of birds disrupts flights at Lahore airport LAHORE: The flight operations at Allama Iqbal International Airport were disrupted on Wednesday due to the presence of a huge flock of birds. The Civil Aviation Authority stopped the planes from landing …
  • Rs14b to improve Lahore sewerage system: CM 18 Jul 2019 03:09 Rs14b to improve Lahore sewerage system: CM LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said on Wednesday that every possible step would be taken to facilitate the people. He said this while chairing a meeting in his office, where he reviewed the …