Sat April 30, 2016
Rajab 22, 1437 A.H.
Barber kills policeman with blows of scissors
LAHORE A 35-year-old constable was stabbed to death over a petty dispute in the Kahna police limits on Friday. Police said that the victim Irfan, deployed at Qurban Lines as a member...
Shahbaz for authentic system to purchase medicines
LAHORE Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has directed that the entire system of purchase, supply and distribution of medicines should be standardised. He said that service to ailing humanity is a form...
Govt reply sought in film ban case
LAHORE The Lahore High Court on Friday sought reply from the federal government on a petition challenging the ban on exhibition of Pakistani film “Maalik”. Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza issued this order...
Food outlets warned
LAHORE Punjab Food Authority (PFA) continued its campaign and issued warning notices to a number of sweet shops and food sellers across the city on Friday. A team of Allama Iqbal Town...
Career counselling; questions and answers
Q1: I have done MA Special Education with CGPA 3.11. Now I am doing MA Education Leadership Management in evening programme and in morning I am working in a school...
JUP-N set to launch struggle for Islamic system
LAHORE Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan (JUP-Noorani) is all set to announce its future line of action for the struggle of enforcing Nizam-e-Mustafa in the country and protection of blasphemy laws and Islamic ideology...
People protest against gas loadshedding
TOBA TEK SINGH Scores of citizens and activists of political parties on Friday staged a sit-in at Shahbaz Chowk against gas loadshedding and the problems being faced by the citizens due...
‘Commission on rights vital for GSP Plus status’
LAHORE Provincial Minister for Minority Affairs and Human Rights Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said that setting up of National Commission on Human Rights is an important step towards maintaining GSP Plus...
Govt ready to combat possible flood: minister
LAHORE Provincial Minister for Food Bilal Yasin has said the Punjab government is ready to combat possible flood in an effective manner. He said that instructions had been issued to the departments...
Judicial commission demanded to probe deaths
BAHAWALPUR Lahore High Court Bahawalpur Bench Bar Association president Nawazish Ali Pirzada Friday urged the chief justices of the LHC and the Supreme Court to constitute a judicial commission to probe...
87 power thieves booked
OKARA On the report of Lesco Hujra Shah Muqeem sub-division assistant manager operation Ahsan Aziz, police on Friday booked 87 people for power theft. The Lesco team raided at Dhulyana village near...
College to be upgraded
JHANG Punjab Higher Education Secretary Irfan Ali has stressed students to participate in co-curriculum activities to improve their personalities. Addressing a ceremony in connection with quiz programmes at the Government College for...
Moot ends with message of peace
LAHORE A three-day international conference on ‘Shunning Sectarianism and Promoting Interfaith Harmony for Peaceful Coexistence’ concluded at Lahore College for Women University with a strong message of love and peace. On the...
Rs304.7m approved for Burewala Ring Road
BUREWALA The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party has approved Rs 304.782 million funds for construction of Shahbaz Sharif Ring Road on both sides of the canal here, The News has learnt. The...
People have fed up with politics of protest: Abid Sher
FAISALABAD Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and business community of Faisalabad will discuss the FCCI proposals for the federal budget 2016-17, said State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali. He...
ARIFWALA Additional Sessions Judge Shakir Hassan on Friday awarded death sentence and Rs 200,000 fine to an accused in a murder case. According to prosecution, Imtiaz Ahmad of 1/10-L Harappa allegedly...
Three booked for fake cheques
PAKPATTAN Three people were booked on charges of fake cheques on Friday. Accused Waseem Sabir had gotten fertilizer worth Rs 836,000 from Waseem Abbas of Arifwala wood market and gave him a...
Mian Tarqi Javed, a European businessman, has been elected Director of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce, United Kingdom Chapter. He was elected Director of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce, United Kingdom, in an...
LAHORE Higher Education Commission Lahore Regional Centre organised the second round of the 18th Regional Inter-University Declamation Contest 2015, Punjab Region, for Award of Allama Iqbal Shield at Al-Raazi Hall, Punjab...
Nankana Sahib Wheat crop of a farmer was gutted in a fire at Kot Fazal on Friday. Reportedly, a fire that erupted all of a sudden reduced to ashes wheat crop...
‘Siachen’ excels in every domain of theatrical creativity
LAHORE Anwar Maqsood and Daawar Mahmood’s immaculate creation ‘Siachen’, with every colour of theatrical constituents woven in meticulous proportion and delivered with flawless perfection, is a play one cannot (rather should...
‘Focus youth issues before it’s too late’
LAHORE Pardee School for Global Studies, Boston University, Dean and LUMS former Vice-Chancellor Dr Najam has said that 64 percent of Pakistan’s population is under 30 and there is a need...
World Malaria Day marked
LAHORE Punjab University Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (MMG) has observed World DNA Day and World Malaria Day. A lecture was organised in collaboration with National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS)...
Jimmy to display artwork abroad
LAHORE World-renowned Pakistani artist, social crusader and peace activist Jimmy Engineer is going to display his creative artwork in foreign countries by organising more international exhibitions in next couple of months. In...
LAHORE City Traffic Police claimed to have arrested a thief in the Garden Town police limits on Friday. A spokesman said that a traffic warden Adnan was appointed on his duty on...
PTI frames ToRs for JC on Panama Papers
Faryal Talpur’s convoy attacked in Kotli
Puerto Rico Zika cases now include 65 pregnant women, one...
Iran’s moderates make modest gains in run-off election
Chief Justice returns to Pakistan
Nation has been taken into confidence on assets: PM
Three stabbed to death in Faisalabad
US Congress puts $742 mn aid to Pakistan on hold for F-16s...
PTI frames ToRs for JC on Panama Papers
In the peoples’ court
Umberto Eco, Brother William and a thief
From Shah Bano to Shayara Bano
Women and climate change
Syed Muhammad Abubakar
The show goes on
Iftekhar A Khan
Prince's jacket from 'Purple Rain' film on auction
Astronomers find a tailless comet, first of its kind
A Sikh talking to Pakistani in Punjabi arrested as terrorists in Texas
Bohra spiritual leader urges female genital mutilation?
Wasim Akram proposes to wife on Indian Tv show