ECP asks political parties to declare assets
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday asked all political parties to file with it details of their assets...
Search operation in Punjab for Owais Ali Shah
Lahore: A search operation was conducted in Punjab on Wednesday for the recovery of barrister Owais Ali Shah, the...
Punjab seeks Rs115b foreign aid for mega project
Islamabad: Contrary to the ruling PML-N’s claim projecting self-reliance and reducing dependence on foreign assistance, Punjab has sought a mammoth...
Road Accident: Two killed, six injured in Punjab
At least two people were killed and six other injured when a passenger bus rammed into a roadside hotel on late  Friday night. According to police, the accident occurred after break of the vehicle failed on Multan Road. The dead and injured were taken to a nearby hospital by... Read more
ECP asks political parties to declare assets
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday asked all political parties to file with it details of their assets on or before August, 29. The ECP said that under Article 13 of the Political Parties Order, 2002, every political party was bound to submit to the Election Commission within... Read more
Search operation in Punjab for Owais Ali Shah
Lahore: A search operation was conducted in Punjab on Wednesday for the recovery of barrister Owais Ali Shah, the kidnapped son of Sindh High Court’s Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah. The search operation was conducted by Punjab police to recover Owais Ali Shah. I.G. Punjab said that for the... Read more
Punjab seeks Rs115b foreign aid for mega project
Islamabad: Contrary to the ruling PML-N’s claim projecting self-reliance and reducing dependence on foreign assistance, Punjab has sought a mammoth Rs115 billion under foreign project assistance (FPA) in the budget for FY2016-17 to run mega projects — an unprecedented increase of 70% compared to the outgoing fiscal year. A close... Read more
Low lying areas flooded as rain lashes Lahore other parts of Punjab
Torrential Rain with thunderstorms hit a majority of the cities in Punjab early Wednesday morning inundating several low lying areas while different Lesco feeders tripped. According to the local media heavy rain and gusts with thick clouds took the city by surprise in the morning when pleasant weather turned into... Read more
UK to support new motorway construction
The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) on Monday signed an agreement with the Government of Pakistan for a $34 million grant to build the remaining 64-kilometre section of the motorway (M-4) connecting Shorkot and Khanewal in Punjab province. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will administer the UK’s... Read more
Lahore: Punjab CM approves Ring Road construction plan
The Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif gave approval to the Lahore Ring Road southern loop phase-III at a meeting of the Lahore Ring Road Council earlier on Friday. He directed the officials concerned to ensure immediate start of work on Southern Loop phases I, II and III. He... Read more
Punjab budget to be presented  to the assembly on June 13
 The Punjab budget will be formally presented on June 13, as the Governor has called for the budget session. The Punjab Assembly issued the notification of the meeting after the summary was approved. The budget will be presented by Punjab Finance Minister Ayesha Ghaus Pasha. According to sources, the... Read more
Price hike case: LHC issues notice to Punjab govt
The Lahore High Court issued a formal notice to the Punjab government during the proceedings of a case pertaining to the expected rise in prices of commodities during the month of Ramazan. According to details, the Lahore High Court issued a notice to the government for May 21 in... Read more
Balochistan’s road link with KP, Punjab remains cut off
Quetta : Road link of Balochistan with Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Afghanistan remained cut off for the second consecutive day on Saturday as transporters observed a strike against kidnapping of Asad Khan Tareen, the son of Local Government Minister Sardar Mustafa Tareen. Armed men had kidnapped Mr Asad two... Read more
Looking for a ‘cheap’ plane for CM Punjab
Lahore : There is a plan to buy a secondhand aeroplane for the high-flying Punjab chief minister, and sources say the search has already landed relevant officials their ‘cheap, inexpensive’ model that may help the government avoid any allegations of overspending and ostentatiousness. The ‘blueprint’ of the deal is... Read more
Thunderstorms likely to hit K-P, Punjab: PMD
Islamabad: Weather officials on Thursday forecast scattered thunderstorms and rain in several parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and upper Punjab over the next 24 to 48 hours. The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) attributed the change to a western disturbance that would affect upper parts of the country and could probably continue till... Read more
Bilawal lambasts Punjab govt for ignoring crimes against women
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party has strongly condemned the ghastly murder of a woman teacher Maria by a mob in Murree and accused the Punjab government and it’s Chief Minister for deliberately ignoring atrocities against women in the province. According to reports, a teenaged female teacher, who... Read more
Acid attack in Punjab: Stage actress badly injured
A local stage actress was admitted in a hospital in Sahiwal with burn injuries after an acid attack, police stated earlier today. The police said the attack took place at a bus stop where Anam was waiting for a bus to leave for  Lahore. The police suspect one of... Read more