CJP warns Punjab govt to shutdown all project if health and education sectors are not improved
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar warned Punjab government to shutdown all project if health and education sectors...
PM, Services Chiefs attend state funeral of air marshal Asghar Khan
The country’s top civil and military leadership Saturday bid farewell to the first indigenous Commander of Pakistan Air Force...
Imran given amnesty despite confession of wrong doing: Nawaz Sharif
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that he was disqualified merely on holding an Aqama but PTI...
Blind protesters demonstrate outside Punjab Assembly
Around 50 visually impaired people staged a demonstration on Punjab Assembly premises as well as in front of it yesterday They protested against, what they called the government’s failure to ensure provision of employment and regularisation of visually impaired adhoc government servants. The protest began at around noon on... Read more
Christian couple murder: hearing adjourned till March 12
A division bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) yesterday,  adjourned till March 12 the hearing of bail applications of seven people, accused of murdering a Christian couple in Kot Radha Kishan. The bench deferred the hearing after it was informed that the matter was pending before the Supreme... Read more
Seven killed as building collapses in Rawalpindi
At least seven bodies have been taken out from under the debris of a building that succumbed to the continuous rain in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. According to local sources,  a two-storey building caved in, leaving the inhabitants trapped under its rubble. Towards Tuesday small hours, bodies of seven people had been taken... Read more
Man sentenced to 5 years for spreading hate by Lahore ATC
A special Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) earlier today sentenced a criminal to at least five years imprisonment for spreading religious hatred. Anarkali Police Station presented a challan before the court stating that Khaleel is spreading religious hatred and has been arrested while distributing pamphlets. Khaleel’s counsel said that the... Read more
Abeera murder case: Tooba confesses killing by poisoning
Lahore: The main suspect in the Abeera murder case,  Izma Rao alias Tooba, has confessed to killing the  by poisoning her yoghurt. SSP Investigations Rana Saleem talking to media said that Tooba’s friend Farooq-ur-Rehman and Zeeshan were also involved in the murder. He further added that Zeeshan provided poison to to Tooba. All three of... Read more
Garrison city Police: Only one loudspeaker allowed per mosque
The Rawalpindi police has issued orders for removing more than one loudspeaker from all mosques and Imambargahs, in district Rawalpindi. As per Punjab, Sound System Regulation Ordinance 2015 installation of only loudspeaker is allowed in a mosque or imambargah. Loudspeaker can be used only for Azaan, Jummat ul Mubarak,... Read more
Maid shoots female PU student in Lahore
A 22-year-old Punjab university student was shot dead by her friend’s maid under mysterious circumstances in the Sundar police limits yesterday. The student was identified as Anam Ameen and was a resident of Rahim Yar Khan. Police identified the arrested accused persons as Sajid, who was also from Rahim... Read more
7 year old rape victim develops life thretening infections
A seven-year-old girl child has developed a serious medical condition — septicemia — at the Children’s Hospital Lahore a week after she was repeatedly raped by her assailant(s) She underwent a first surgical procedure at the Children’s Hospital, where the doctors applied stitches to the wounds on the inner... Read more
LDA seals school with students inside
Lahore: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) sealed a private school located in the Allama Iqbal Town area over the non-payment of commercialisation fees. The LDA sealed all main entrances of the private school on Thursday morning while students and teachers were still present inside. A large number of parents gathered... Read more
Land dispute: 7 injured in shooing by rivels in Pindi
Two separate shootings over a land dispute in Safdarabad, Rawalpindi yesterday left at least seven people injured. Reportedly, gunmen from Babar Jadoon group shot and injured two of his rival Raja Altaf’s relatives for trespassing on a disputed chunk of land, but it did not quench their thirst for... Read more
Lack of Unity bigger threat to PTI then PML-N claims Ch. Sarwar
Ex governor Punjab and new Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar said yesterday that the ‘lack of unity’ is a bigger threat to his party than the rival Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). “There is a need to end lack of unity in the party (PTI),” Sarwar said while... Read more
Prime ministership not a bed-of-roses but a crown-of-thorns: PM Sharif
Prime Minister (Nawaz) Sharif candidly admitted to the nation that the country’s treasury was empty. “Owing to a lack of resources, we have not been able to bring the power crisis to an end. And at the moment the government doesn’t even have money enough to build a single... Read more
Ex.governor Punjab joins PTI
Former Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar Tuesday formally announced that he has joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Addressing a ceremony at Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Sarwar said he has joined PTI to break status quo in the country. Praising the PTI chairman, he said that no one could either... Read more
Women, children injured in roof collapse incident
At least two women and as many children were injured as roof of their old house collapsed in Lahore earlier today. According to rescue sources, the incident took place near Shadewal Chowk in Johar Town. The injured women and children were shifted to hospital for treatment where doctors termed... Read more