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Ali Raza
LAHORE
As the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) held a public hearing for amending the city’s master plan, a large number of citizens reached the venue and rejected the move, terming it a disaster for the city, its population and ...
 
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Meeran Karim
LAHORE
The Human Rights Watch (HRW), a globally renowned independent monitor of rights and civil liberties, in its annual World Report 2015 released on Thursday has strongly criticised the government for neglecting the alarming situation of ...
 
 
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LAHORE
CHIEF Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that terrorism, extremism and sectarianism can be eliminated through education.
Success in the war against poverty, unemployment and terrorism also depends on promotion of education and keeping ...
 
 
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LAHORE
AN anti-terrorism court Thursday awarded life imprisonment to three persons, including a woman on the charges of abducting a youth and demanding ransom.
The court has convicted Waheed, Sajid and one Iqra Bibi.
The convicts had ...
 
 
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LAHORE
“ONE in every 10 children dies before the age of five and over 300,000 children die every year due to malnutrition in Pakistan,” according to findings shared at a dissemination seminar titled “Evidence Generation and Advocacy for ...
 
 
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LAHORE
Outgoing Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar called on Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, here, Thursday. Matters of mutual interest were discussed in the meeting. Muhammad Sarwar thanked the chief minister for expressing confidence in ...
 
 
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LAHORE
A sessions judge visited the Camp Jail and ordered the release of 25 prisoners involved in petty offences on Thursday.
The judge visited different parts of the prison including kitchen, hospital, juvenile barrack and addict ward. The ...
 
 
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LAHORE
Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada has said under the National Action Plan as many as 9,233 illegal weapons have been recovered during a general holdup and 315 weapons in a search operation in 10 days.
He said this while presiding ...
 
 
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LAHORE
Anti-Vehicles Lifting Staff (AVLS) arrested four members of a gang and recovered stolen cars, motorbikes, master keys and illegal weapons from their possession on Thursday.
A special team of AVLS conducted a raid and arrested four ...
 
 
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LAHORE
FIA Anti Human Trafficking Cell (AHTC) has arrested two Nigerians and a Zambian for illegally staying in Pakistan.
The accused were identified as Chidi Frankugoch, Samuel Chijioke Agwu and Pavl Musopelo. A case has also been ...
 
 

THE 39th meeting of the University of Veterinary and Animal Science (UVAS) of the syndicate held here on Thursday. ...
 
 
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LAHORE
SPEAKERS stress the role of research-based evidence to action beyond 2015 in order to build better policies and practices related to maternal and newborn health in Pakistan.
Research and Advocacy Fund for Maternal and Newborn Health ...
 
 
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LAHORE
PUNJAB University’s College of Earth and Environmental Sciences (CEES) organised a seminar on ‘Lahore Project’ in collaboration with the Lahore Conservation Society (LCS). According to a press release, speaking on the occasion, LCS ...
 
 

THE Development Journalism students of the Punjab University’s Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) organised an awareness walk ‘The Benefits of Walking’ as part of their final project. ICS In-Charge Director Dr Noshina Saleem led the walk ...
 
 
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LAHORE
Provincial Minister for Food, Bilal Yasin has said that government is installing tube-wells for providing potable water to the masses.
He expressed these views while inaugurating a new tube-well at Rafaaiabad Data Ganj Bakhsh Town on ...
 
 
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LAHORE
JI Ameer Sirajul Haq and other leaders expressed deep grief over the sad demise of the widow of former Governor of Balochistan, late Nawab Akbar Bugti, and mother of Nawab Talal Bugti.
JI leaders, during a meeting on Thursday, ...
 
 
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ON behalf of the Punjab chief minister, Chief Secretary Khizar Hayyat Gondal appreciated EDO Health Sargodha Nazir Aqib Nekokara for good performance and improving health indicators in the district at a meeting held in his honour. Adviser ...
 
 
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LAHORE Waste Management Company (LWMC) has concluded its month-long massive cleanliness awareness campaign in the northern part of Lahore here Thursday.
The campaign launched in mainly 16 Union Councils of Wagah and Aziz Bhatti Town ...
 
 

Robbers went on the rampage in the City, depriving citizens of their valuables and vehicles worth millions of rupees. Robbers shot and wounded one Muzammil on resistance in Township area and rode away empty-handed. Robbers looted valuables worth Rs ...
 
 
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LAHORE
Water crisis which would be worse than the energy crisis is going to happen in the country and the government and the other departments concerned should evolve a plan to protect economy, public and national sovereignty.
These views ...
 
 
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PRESIDENT PPP Central Punjab Mian Manzoor Wattoo has said the resignation of Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar amplifies his helplessness as he could not deliver to improve the quality of life of the poor masses to which he was committed ...
 
 
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LAHORE
THE Government of Punjab must allocate resources for Dar-ul Amaans in the provincial budget and ensure the implementation of the Women Empowerment Package 2014, which was announced by the government.
This was highlighted by Deputy ...
 
 
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LAHORE
PROVINCIAL Minister for Law, Excise & Taxation and Finance Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman has said that increasing population affects our socio-economic conditions also as 40 million people are living below the poverty line, 58 million people ...
 
 
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Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Sirajul Haq has warned that the US President Obama’s unconditional patronage to Indian Prime Minister Modi, a Hindu fanatic and a killer of thousands of Indian Muslims, was a plot to plunge the region into a war. ...
 
 
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AN NGO on Thursday in a statement condemned the torture and abuse of domestic child workers in Punjab and urged the chief minister Punjab for banning domestic child labour in the province.
The NGO spokesperson Rashida Qureshi shared ...
 
 
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LAHORE
Two bodies were found in two incidents on Thursday.
A 50-year-old man was found dead in Data Darbar Police limits. A passerby informed the police about the body lying near Beri Wala Chowk. Police reached the spot and sent the body ...
 
 
Shahab Ansari
LAHORE
A painting exhibition by Syed Qurbe Mustafa will be opening at Nairang Gallery, Jail Road tomorrow (Saturday) at 5:30pm.
This solo exhibition houses the brilliant works of Syed Qurbe Mustafa, and established artist with 42 paintings in ...