• Police nab three, including domestic help, over elderly woman's murder in Lahore's DHA 24 Sep 2020 19:20 LAHORE: Police on Thursday booked and arrested three individuals, including a domestic help and a woman, for allegedly strangling an elderly woman to death in the provincial capital's Defence Housing Authority (DHA) area. Police confirmed that they …
  • Tragic Response to Abrogated Statehood of Jammu and Kashmir 24 Sep 2020 18:41 Deriving Held Kashmir of status as a state violates a raft of obligations History speaks truth; our extensive campaign on abrogated statehood of occupied Jammu and Kashmir is like beating around the bush. According to renowned Indian jurist A.G. Noorani, “ …
  • The motorway to misogyny 24 Sep 2020 18:41 So much to be done! Woman, not just a mere word but a quintessential force that brings into being the very existence and continuation of mankind. Beyond being an architect of the society, she holds onto herself being the nucleus that nurtures future …
  • Castrations and public hangings 24 Sep 2020 18:41 AT PENPOINT PM starts a premature debate The debate that has begun about the punishment of the accused in the Sialkot Motorway gangrape shows a touching confidence in the police’s ability to do something it has failed to do so far, despite what seem to …
  • Circular debt and national economy  24 Sep 2020 18:41 No doubt circular debt existed in the times of previous government , but in the last two years , it has multiplied many times and crossed over a hefty sum of Rs . two trillions and is likely to grow higher with time , as the government has completely …
  • Chohan's obsession with Maryam Nawaz's shoes called out by PML-N leader 24 Sep 2020 17:59 LAHORE: Punjab Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan's obsession with PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz's shoes was called out Thursday by former ruling party's lawmaker Azma Bukhari. Responding to a press conference earlier in the day by …
  • LHC imposes ban on polythene bags at motorways 24 Sep 2020 17:23 LAHORE: A bench of the Lahore High Court on Thursday imposed ban over use of polythene bags at Motorways. A single bench of the high court comprising of Justice Shahid Karim issued orders over a petition filed by Abuzar Salman Niazi. The high court bench …
  • CCPO Lahore accused of being Qadiani 24 Sep 2020 17:19 LAHORE: A reader of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Syed Zaigham Abbas, of Lahore Police Baghbanpura Circle, accused Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) of being a Qadiani in the action taken against him for negligence and non-responsive in …
  • Fazl held one-on-one meeting with COAS Bajwa: Sheikh Rasheed 24 Sep 2020 16:09 FAISALABAD: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad on Thursday said that both, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman held one-on-one meeting with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. “Fazlur Rehman had met the army …
  • LHC extends Shehbaz’s interim bail in money laundering case 24 Sep 2020 15:48 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 19 seconds ago) LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has extended interim bail of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif till September 28 in money laundering case. A two-member bench headed by Justice …
  • Gulf Air resumes direct flights to Amman 24 Sep 2020 14:29 Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, resumed its direct flights to and from Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport with scheduled operations from today (September 24).   Gulf Air has been operating direct flights between Bahrain and Jordan since …
  • PSL franchises seek legal action against PCB over financial model of league 24 Sep 2020 14:08 All six Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises have collectively sought legal action in a bid to force the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to change the financial model of the league. They have submitted a law suit in the Lahore High Court over the long- …
  • Policeman accused of raping young woman in Gujranwala obtains interim bail 24 Sep 2020 13:01 GUJRANWALA: A policeman here in the city's Aziz Colony has been named in a case over allegedly raping a young woman, authorities said Monday. However, the police officer managed to obtain interim bail to avoid arrest. According to the first information …
  • Agra: The city built by Mughals didn’t have much of history before it 24 Sep 2020 12:41 Historians believe that though the city existed in some form before and after Mughal rule, it was definitely under the Mughals that Agra shone in its brightest spirit. (Express photo by Ritesh Shukla)Agra’s Mughal heritage came under scrutiny earlier this …
  • Highest one-day rise in Covid cases in two months 24 Sep 2020 12:36 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 30 seconds ago) LAHORE: 799 people tested positive forCovid-19 in the last 24 hours, marking the highest single-day rise since August. 42,299 tests were conducted in the past day, with a total 3,306,515 tests conducted in …
  • Bangladesh Christian Association demands end to persecution against Pak Christians 24 Sep 2020 12:08 NEW DELHI: The Bangladesh Christian Association (BCA) has handed over a memorandum to the Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka, demanding a stop to the persecution and harassment of Christians and other minorities and demanding the repeal of blasphemy law in …
  • Removal of paintings from the National Art Gallery being termed as 'theft' 24 Sep 2020 11:29 Artists have urged the prime minister and the head of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to take notice of the removal of 10 paintings of A.J. Shemza from the National Art Gallery (NAG) that were handed over to a woman claiming to be the late artist’ …
  • Disrupting women’s rights protests, one male journo at a time 24 Sep 2020 10:54 The prevalent attitudes and misogyny of most newsrooms in Pakistan spills over at events organised by women, for women. Arguing with young women about the contents of their placards, taking up space meant for protesting performers, and most recently, …
  • Amid civilian-military conflict, does Pakistan need a new social contract? 24 Sep 2020 10:48 Pakistan's opposition politicians are confronting the country's army generals head on, in a sign that civilian politicians are taking off their gloves to directly criticize the powerful military establishment. On Sunday, major Pakistani political …
  • Does freedom await Kaavan, ‘The world’s loneliest elephant?’ 24 Sep 2020 08:56 On a weekday, the vicinity outside the Islamabad Zoo (once known as Marghazar Zoo) is crowded with families and their children milling about, buying toys, snacks and drinks from the kiosks set-up near the entrance. However, the zoo’s bright yellow main …
  • Creature of habit Hassan Nisar shortlists 3 mockable countries with contemptible histories to relocate 24 Sep 2020 08:21 LAHORE: After deciding to leave Pakistan with his family owing to what he described as ‘disappointing performance of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Inaf (PTI) government’, senior hypercritic Hassan Nisar has created a shortlist of countries that he would be …
  • Why Asian and Black players have felt alienated in Yorkshire cricket 24 Sep 2020 07:39 3:15 AM ET Kamran Abbasi CloseKamran Abbasi is an editor, writer and broadcaster. He was the first Asian columnist for Wisden Cricket Monthly and wisden.com. Kamran is the international editor of the British Medical Journal. @KamranAbbasi At one time, …
  • Pakistan government files money laundering case against Shahbaz Sharif, family 24 Sep 2020 07:04 The Pakistan government has filed a Rs 7 billion (USD 41.9 million) money laundering case against the Leader of the Opposition Shahbaz Sharif and his family. Shahbaz, 69, is the younger brother of former premier Nawaz Sharif. He served as chief minister of …
  • In-form Shaheen eyes more successes 24 Sep 2020 06:16 LAHORE: Pakistan’s young fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi says he wants to achieve more success after his superb six-wicket show in a recent T20 Blast match that featured four wickets in as many balls. Representing Hampshire, left-armer Shaheen claimed a …
  • Test cricket important for player development: Misbah 24 Sep 2020 06:15 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s conjoined head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq believes it is very important from players’ development point of view to play the longer version game, adding that at the end of the day Test records were considered more important …
  • CM chairs meeting on Lahore issues 24 Sep 2020 06:15 LAHORE: Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Wednesday was apprised by different departments at a meeting at his office of steps taken to solve Lahore’s problems, where parliamentarians also presented their suggestions in this regard. At the meeting, the chief …
  • Shahbaz says Imran wants to see him in jail 24 Sep 2020 06:15 LAHORE: PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif has said Prime Minister Imran Khan wants to see him behind the bars by implicating him in cases based on flimsy grounds. The opposition leader in the National Assembly chose not to take questions in his presser at …
  • Police rely on ‘outdated technology’ to nab motorway case prime suspect 24 Sep 2020 06:14 LAHORE: Even after a lapse of two weeks or so and three failed attempts, the ill-equipped Lahore police are ‘groping in the dark’ for the arrest of motorway gang-rape case prime suspect Abid Malhi. The delay in the arrest of the suspect has resulted in …
  • IPL 2020: MS Dhoni returns with a changed, muscular appearance 24 Sep 2020 06:10 Image Source : PTI CSK's MS Dhoni in action against Rajasthan Royals in Sharjah on Tuesday. Millions of Mahendra Singh Dhoni fans were in for a pleasant surprise when the cricketing icon emerged in a new avatar - bulging biceps and a brand new beard et …
  • Covid-19, policy changes leave women cricketers in a flap in Pakistan 24 Sep 2020 05:28 The abolishing of departments from the domestic circuit, not to forget the Covid-19 pandemic, has hit women's cricketers harder than their male counterparts in Pakistan, leading to the number of active women cricketers coming down alarmingly in the …
  • PML-N leader’s call on COAS kicks up storm 24 Sep 2020 03:58 • ISPR reveals party leader’s meeting with army chief, ISI DG • Ex-governor Zubair claims no relief for Sharifs was requested • In remarks to media after court hearing, Maryam insists political decisions be made in parliament not in GHQ ISLAMABAD: In a …
  • Fresh Rs7bn reference filed against Shahbaz, sons 24 Sep 2020 03:58 ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Interior and Accountability Shahzad Akbar on Wednesday revealed that a fresh Rs7 billion money laundering reference had been filed against Leader of the Opposition and PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif and his …
  • Reluctant decision 24 Sep 2020 03:52 LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has finally decided to monitor the production of major industries electronically – a practice it was reluctant to pursue in the past in case of the cement industry. Ironically, the importance of electronically …
  • PRGMEA NZ elects office-bearers 24 Sep 2020 03:50 LAHORE: The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) has elected Adeeb Iqbal Sheikh as chairman of the North Zone for the year 2020/21, a statement said on Wednesday. Those who were elected as ZMC (NZ) members …
  • Reluctant decision 24 Sep 2020 03:50 LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has finally decided to monitor the production of major industries electronically – a practice it was reluctant to pursue in the past in case of the cement industry. Ironically, the importance of electronically …
  • Regional coaches name 'future stars' 24 Sep 2020 03:44 LAHORE: An action-packed domestic cricket season 2020-21 is set to commence with the National T20 Cup for First XIs at the Multan Cricket Stadium in a week’s time. The tournament promises to provide rich entertainment to cricket fans with the presence of …
  • Ajmal says Shaheen, Naseem shouldn't play Tests together 24 Sep 2020 03:43 LAHORE: Former Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal has said that Shaheen Shah Afridi and Naseem Shah should not play Test cricket together, owing to their lack of experience in the longest format. Ajmal, speaking to reporters here, said that Afridi and Shah were …
  • Ball-throwing machine, reflector to be used for goalkeepers training: Nasir 24 Sep 2020 03:43 KARACHI: The training and coaching camp of goalkeepers belonging to the Pakistan senior and junior hockey teams is going to be organised from September 26 in Lahore at National Hockey Stadium. Former Pakistan goalkeeper Olympian Nasir Ahmed, who will …
  • IG seeks reports on killings 24 Sep 2020 03:43 LAHORE:The inspector general of police Punjab Wednesday took notice of two incidents of violence that has claimed six lives in two different districts of the province. The IG directed the Faisalabad and Sheikhupura RPOs to submit their reports on the …
  • Hike in drugs prices flayed 24 Sep 2020 03:43 LAHORE:Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has criticised approval of rise in prices of 94 life-saving drugs by the federal cabinet and said the step will intensify the miseries of people already facing pandemic, unemployment and high prices of …
  • Masks, sanitizers distributed 24 Sep 2020 03:43 LAHORE:Around 322,000 facemasks and 34,000 sanitizers have so far been distributed among the Lahore police. This was stated by the DIG Operations Lahore Ashfaq Khan here on Wednesday. He said twenty five soap dispensers, 894-litre sanitizer, 7,663 face …
  • Indian cruelties against Kashmirs condemned 24 Sep 2020 03:43 LAHORE:A meeting held in connection with International Day of Peace on Wednesday condemned use of force and state terrorism by India against the Kashmiris struggling for their freedom. The participants in the meeting held under the patronage of an NGO …
  • Moonis Elahi praises Erdogan 24 Sep 2020 03:43 LAHORE:Pakistan Muslim League-Q leader MNA Moonis Elahi has said the people of Pakistan salute Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on raising Kashmir issue in the United Nations and condemning Indian atrocities and oppression in occupied Kashmir. Moonis …
  • Chinese team meets railways chairman 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:Secretary/Chairman Railways Habib-ur-Rehman Gilani received a Chinese delegation led by Wang Chaozu, Managing Director, Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Corporation at the Ministry of Railways. During the meeting issues related to joint …
  • LCWU, Alhamra to benefit from each other's experiences 24 Sep 2020 03:42 Lahore:Lahore College for Women University and Lahore Arts Council have decided to benefit from each other's experiences. It was decided during Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Bushra Mirza visit to Alhamra Arts Centre on The Mall where she was welcomed by …
  • GCU KSK campus becomes operational 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:A historic day for Government College University Lahore as academic activities began on the University’s 400 acres new campus established at Kala Shah Kaku on Wednesday. Students from the university’s eight departments, including BA/BSc (Hons) …
  • Sharp increase in rape cases across Punjab in September 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:The Punjab Police have witnessed a sharp increase in rape incidents across the province during the month of September. Two women were gang-raped in Lahore in September one in her Raiwind house and another on the Lahore-Sialkot Motorway. On September …
  • Minister for resolving industrial estates issues 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:Provincial Minister for Industries and Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal presided over a meeting to review the pace of development work and industrialisation in industrial estates. Punjab Industrial Estates Development and Management Company Chairman Nabeel …
  • Child's better health linked to breastfeeding 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid inaugurated Global Breastfeeding Week 2020 for Punjab at the Planning and Development Department here Wednesday. The Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Centre (MSNC), Planning and Development Board, in collaboration …
  • Asim Bajwa meets health minister, praises corona initiatives 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:Chairman CPEC Authority Lt-Gen (Retd) Asim Bajwa met Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid at her office here on Wednesday. Chairman CPEC Authority discussed with the minister the situation of Corona pandemic in Punjab and the efforts to control …
  • Health dept issues SOPs for sports admission 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:The Punjab government has banned competitions of close-contact sports for taking admissions in educational institutions in Punjab in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic. Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department (P&SHD), on recommendation of …
  • Kilns to remain closed from Nov 7 to Dec 31, court told 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has told the Lahore High Court that the brick kilns would remain closed from November to December to control smog in the upcoming winter season. A report submitted before the court in an environment related …
  • Over 4.4m e-challans issued in two years 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:Over 4.4 million electronic challans were issued by the Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) during two years and Rs339m fine was deposited in the national exchequer in the form of e-challans payment. Out of the total e-challans, 2m 75 thousand …
  • Shahbaz Sharif trying to paint his expected arrest as political revenge: Fayyaz Chohan 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan terming Shahbaz Sharif's press conference the last flicker of a candle before fading out has said leader of Opposition Shahbaz Sharif is trying unsuccessfully to paint his expected arrest in corruption …
  • ACE grills two officials over illegal assets 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Punjab Wednesday grilled two patwaris of Kahna Nau for making illegal assets worth crores of rupees and sought record of assets of all their family members. A citizen, Sajjad Hussain, had filed a complaint to …
  • Worker commits suicide over delay in salary 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:A factory worker committed suicide over two-month delay in salary in the Township area on Wednesday. The victim identified as Afzal,22, hailed from Hujra Shah Moqeem and worked in a factory. Afzal was depressed as he did not receive the last two …
  • Nawaz Sharif attacked ideological basis of country: minister 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:Provincial Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun has alleged that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has attacked the ideological basis of the country. Addressing a press conference at DGPR, the minister said the patriotic parties should …
  • 115 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Punjab 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:Around 115 new Covid-19 positive cases have been confirmed in Punjab during the last 24 hours, according to a report issued by Primary and Secondary Healthcare (P&SH) Department on Wednesday. The toll of fatalities stayed at 2,227 in Punjab, …
  • CM Usman Buzdar orders steps to resolve traffic issues, curb crime 24 Sep 2020 03:42 LAHORE:Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar presided over a meeting for the solution to the problems faced by Lahore at his office in which different departments apprised him of the steps taken for solution to the problems during the current month. …
  • KP: tyre-shredders 24 Sep 2020 02:54 RECENTLY, I went to Peshawar from Attock. I was new to the city and was using Google maps for navigation. As I crossed Yaka Toot Bazaar and made a right turn near masjid Qasim Khan, my car tyres hit something and the car started wobbling. People and …
  • Pakistani Jew says he wants good Pak-Israel relations 24 Sep 2020 02:19 ISLAMABAD: The Jewish community in the Subcontinent dates back many years, long before the Muslims in the former British colony sought independence. But only a small part of that relatively prosperous community lived in the five districts that in August …
  • Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman's detention: Jang-Geo workers adding new leaf to history of struggle 24 Sep 2020 02:19 RAWALPINDI/LAHORE/PESHAWAR: The journalists and workers of Geo-Jang Group, while protesting against the illegal arrest of Group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, said on Wednesday that their unity has foiled the government attempts to suppress …
  • JUI-F proposes Maulana Fazlur Rehman as PDM head 24 Sep 2020 02:19 ISLAMABAD: The note of dissent emerged in the meeting of Rehbar Committee on Wednesday to a question on who will head the multi-party opposition alliance as the JUI-F proposed the name of Maulana Fazlur Rehman to lead the alliance but the PPP was of the …
  • Pak Army joins tree plantation, polio campaigns 24 Sep 2020 02:19 RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army has joined the national polio and tree plantation campaigns. Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa planted a tree as part of Sarsabz-o-Shadab Pakistan and also attended a ceremony of polio free Pakistan on …
  • Imran 'yearning' to see me behind bars, says Shahbaz 24 Sep 2020 02:18 Ag Agencies LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif said on Wednesday although Prime Minister Imran Khan was “yearning” to see him “go to jail”, it was what he considered “a small price to pay” in the service of the nation. His comments came …
  • Action against Shahbaz to set example: Shahzad Akbar 24 Sep 2020 02:18 Action against Shahbaz to set example: Shahzad Akbar ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: Adviser to PM on Interior Shahzad Akbar on Wednesday said that Shahbaz Sharif is the ringleader of money laundering and he will be made an example. He said that the TT case of money …
  • Handling of allocated imported sugar 24 Sep 2020 01:44 LAHORE: The cane commissioner Punjab has refused the orders of the secretary Food for handling of the allocated imported sugar by the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) for Punjab by ensuring the disbursement across the province and make arrangements …
  • Fraudster held for issuing fake invoices, causing huge loss to national kitty 24 Sep 2020 01:44 ISLAMABAD: In a major breakthrough, the Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation Inland Revenue, Faisalabad has arrested Muhammad Yousaf, proprietor of M/s Saytex International, one of the major culprits running the racket of fake and flying …
  • Sargodha region's sugar mills emerge biggest defaulters of farmers 24 Sep 2020 01:44 LAHORE: As many as seven sugar mills in Sargodha region out of 34 emerge as biggest defaulters of sugarcane growers, owing Rs 1.084 billion out of total outstanding amount of Rs1.415 billion since 2017 in an ongoing investigation being conducted by Anti- …
  • 30 more students test positive for corona in Punjab 24 Sep 2020 01:43 LAHORE: Thirty more students have been diagnosed with coronavirus positive in the last 48 hours during random testing in government and private schools in the province. The detection of 30 Covid-19 cases among students raised total number of cases among …
  • CEOs' standoff puts Fesco functioning in jeopardy 24 Sep 2020 01:43 ISLAMABAD: The fate of one important electric power distribution company -- Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) is in quandary because of fight within the DISCO over the slot of chief executive officer has heightened. The employees of utility are …
  • Shahbaz press conference last flicker of candle before fading out: Chohan 24 Sep 2020 00:47 Observer Report Lahore Punjab’s Information Minister Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chauhan, termed Shahbaz Sharif’s press conference as the last flicker of a candle before fading out. He said that through this press conference, Leader of the Opposition Shahbaz Sharif …
  • NAB files Rs7b reference against Shahbaz, children 24 Sep 2020 00:47 Staff Reporter Islamabad Prime Minister Imran Khan’s adviser on Accountability, Shahzad Akbar, on Wednesday announced that the government has filed a reference in a Lahore accountability court. It accuses Shahbaz Sharif and his children of laundering money …
  • FEATURE-Far from home, refugees build digital heritage with virtual reality 24 Sep 2020 00:06 By Rina Chandran, Thomson Reuters Foundation Sept 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Growing up, Naseem Badar heard stories from her parents, uncles and aunts of how they fled for their lives from their village in northern India amidst bloody riots during …
  • Shehbaz accuses Imran and Buzdar of being culprits in sugar scandal 23 Sep 2020 21:16 LAHORE: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar were the real culprits of the sugar scandal while the government should tell what has been done so far …
  • 81 students test positive for Covid-19 in Punjab schools 23 Sep 2020 20:14 LAHORE: 81 students in Punjab tested positive for coronavirus disease during a random testing involving over 39,000 students. According to the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department, as many as 39,296 students were randomly tested for the novel …
  • Shehbaz names PM Imran and CM Buzdar as culprits in sugar scandal 23 Sep 2020 18:50 LAHORE: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly (NA) Shehbaz Sharif has said that Imran Khan and Usman Buzdar were the real culprits of the sugar scandal while asking what the government has done so far regarding the medicines and sugar issues. …
  • Rs7bn reference filed against Shehbaz, family: Akbar 23 Sep 2020 18:42 ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar has said that a Rs7 billion reference has been filed at an accountability court in Lahore against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and his family over …
  • PM Imran Khan 'yearning to see me go to jail,' claims Shehbaz Sharif 23 Sep 2020 17:56 PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday said that although Prime Minister Imran Khan is "yearning" to see him "go to jail", it is what he considers "a small price to pay" in the service of the nation. Addressing a press …
  • NAB has filed Rs7 billion reference against Shehbaz Sharif and his children: Shahzad Akbar 23 Sep 2020 17:55 ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan's adviser on accountability, Shahzad Akbar, on Wednesday announced that the government has filed a reference in a Lahore accountability court, accusing Shehbaz Sharif and his children for money laundering of more …
  • PCB announces dates for Pakistan vs Zimbabwe limited-overs series 23 Sep 2020 17:43 Lahore [Pakistan], September 23 (ANI): Pakistan will launch its ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League campaign against Zimbabwe in October, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. Pakistan will host Zimbabwe for three ODIs and as many …
  • What a great speech? 23 Sep 2020 17:27 How can the past be erased? Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif through a video link roared like a lion from the safety of his London residence in his speech to the APC of September 20 in Islamabad. It was a great speech, he raised pertinent issues. Democracy in …
  • Multan, Rawalpindi to host Pakistan's white-ball series against Zimbabwe 23 Sep 2020 14:14 Multan will host international cricket after a gap of over 12 years when Pakistan's three-ODI series against Zimbabwe is held there from October 30 to November 3. This will be followed by a series of three T20Is, all in Rawalpindi, before the visitors …
  • Shaheen Afridi 'focusing on all formats' with red-ball cricket 'not going anywhere' 23 Sep 2020 14:14 Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Afridi says he aspires to grow across all formats rather than focusing on just white-ball cricket. He recently grabbed impressive figures of 6 for 19 for Hampshire in the Vitality Blast but insisted that there was a lot ahead …
  • Zimbabwe cricket team get government approval for Pakistan tour 23 Sep 2020 13:13 Zimbabwe Cricket have received government permission for a six-match limited overs tour of Pakistan in November, officials confirmed on Wednesday. The teams will play three One-Day Internationals between Oct. 30 and Nov. 3, and another three Twenty20 …
  • PCB likely to continue with Younis Khan as batting coach 23 Sep 2020 12:41 LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to continue with Younis Khan as the national team’s batting coach, The News reported on Wednesday. According to sources, the board has reportedly agreed to the suggestion made by head coach and chief …
  • In Pakistan, women stage nationwide protest in response to shocking rape incident 23 Sep 2020 11:20 Aurat Azadi (Women's liberation) March at Lahore Liberty Roundabout on September 12, 2020. Screenshot from YouTube video by Ilme Alim. Translation: Why liberal women are against capital punishment? Pakistani women staged mass demonstrations in the …
  • Zimbabwe get permission to play 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is in Pakistan in October 23 Sep 2020 11:12 The Zimbabwe cricket team has got permission from the government to play a full-fledged limited-overs series in Pakistan next month despite the coronavirus pandemic scare. The matches are scheduled to be played in October. "The Sports and Recreation …
  • NAB gets notice on Khursheed Shah’s bail petition 23 Sep 2020 07:54 ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on a petition of Peoples Party leader Syed Khursheed Shah, seeking bail in the assets beyond means reference against him. Shah was arrested by the anti- …
  • PCB in talks with South Africa for limited-overs series: report 23 Sep 2020 07:46 LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) are in talks to arrange a bilateral limited-overs series, according to a The News report published Wednesday. The report said that both the countries are “looking for a window” to finalise …
  • Lahore DHO suspended in fictitious Covid-19 reporting case 23 Sep 2020 07:14 LAHORE: The district health officer of Lahore has been placed under suspension and an inquiry ordered to penalise all those responsible for providing fictitious figures of coronavirus, says health department spokesperson. The action has been taken after an …
  • ‘Shahbaz being tried over anonymous application’ 23 Sep 2020 07:13 LAHORE: PML-N Information Secretary Marriyum Aurangzeb has asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to stop hiding behind anonymous applications like “cowards” to persecute Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif. Talking to reporters on Tuesday, she …
  • Sugarcane crushing, payments: Punjab drags its feet on amending law to penalise errant mills 23 Sep 2020 05:54 LAHORE: The Punjab government is dragging its feet on the introduction of legislation in the provincial assembly to amend the Punjab Sugar Factories (Control) Act 1950 to incorporate heavy fines for the sugar mills which delay the crushing season beyond …
  • PPP calls for Musharraf’s trial in Benazir murder case 23 Sep 2020 05:07 sISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has called for bringing back self-exiled former military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf to the country in connection with Benazir Bhutto’s murder case and regretted the failure of the state to implement the orders …
  • AGP recovers Rs5.6b in last 2 months 23 Sep 2020 02:50 ISLAMABAD: The Office of Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) made recoveries of Rs5.655 billion during first two months of current fiscal year (July-August) 2020-21. According to data issued by the Office, the recoveries from federal government departments …
  • NAB seeks power tariff detail of housing schemes 23 Sep 2020 02:24 LAHORE:Awareness and Prevention Wing of NAB on Tuesday sought electricity tariffs’ details of all private housing societies in the City from Lesco. The briefing was laid forth by Chief Executive Officer Mujahid Pervaiz alongwith General Manager (Operations …
  • BISE announces Inter result 23 Sep 2020 02:23 LAHORE:Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore announced the result of Intermediate Annual Examination 2020 according to which overall pass percentage is 99.43 percent. This year the BISE Lahore like other exam boards had to cancel …
  • BA announces new air link to Lahore with four flights a week 22 Sep 2020 13:56 British Airways will double the number of destinations it serves in Pakistan when it launches direct flights to Lahore. The service between Heathrow and the Pakistani second city will start on October 12 and operate four times a week. The ‘City of Gardens …
  • Surprise win for Sparking in Lahore races 22 Sep 2020 03:23 LAHORE: Sparking surprised the pundits with its endurance and speed to claim the main featured Ginza Cup of Lahore Race Club late Sunday evening. This third winter day meeting also had six Tora Bora plates races and as the day started Ayobia Princess threw …
  • SNGPL officials warn of gas shortages due to severe cold in Lahore 21 Sep 2020 22:02 LAHORE: The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) warned on Monday that a gas shortage across the city will be witnessed during the winter season. Gas would only be provided for cooking purposes and no other use during the winters, SNGPL officials …