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LAHORE: Pakistan won its first 2 matches in the Asian U-19 Beach Volleyball Championship at Thailand on Friday. The national U-19 beach volleyball team consisting of two players namely Zarnab and Afaq are participating in the Championship. The top two teams of this tournament will qualify for the ...
On the same tour, terrorists attacked the Sri Lanka team bus at Lahore. On March 3, 2009, the bus carrying the visiting cricketers, part of a large convoy, was fired upon by 12 gunmen near Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. They were on their way to play the third day of the second test against Pakistan, and six ...

LAHORE: Three children were killed in an area on Bedian Road in the city, said the police on Saturday. According to the police, the children were choked to death by their mother Anika. However, police said, the woman accused a friend of hers of the killing. Police said when they reached Anika's house ...
LAHORE: Thousands of citizens flocked to city roads to celebrate Pakistan Day with traditional zeal and enthusiasm here on Friday. The city wore a festive look and all the public places especially Greater Iqbal Park was jam-packed with the citizens celebrating Pakistan Resolution, which was approved on ...
Bhagat Singh is not a part of the school curriculum and official narrative of Pakistan that revered only the leaders of the Pakistan Movement and “Muslim” heroes of pre-partition India. However, Bhagat Singh thrives in the folklore of Pakistan and people of the older generations (like my grandfather) still seek ...
With the action of the Pakistan Super League finally returning to Pakistan, rain has played spoilsport for the spectators. Tuesday's eliminator between Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi was effected by rain and to avoid a delayed start on Wednesday in Lahore, the organisers used a helicopter to dry the ...

In November, Saeed was freed after 297 days under house arrest on the Lahore High Court's order. The US and India had reacted sharply against his release. Earlier in March, the court had asked the federal government and Punjab province administration to not place Saeed under house arrest again.
Fire brigade and rescue teams reached the spot and shifted the injured to a nearby hospital. LAHORE (Dunya News) – At least five workers were wounded when fire broke out at a shoe factory in Rampura area of Batapur near Lahore in the early hours of Friday.
Lahore's culture is unique. It is sometimes referred as the cultural capital or the heart of Pakistan, the city was a seat of the Mughal Empire and the Sikh Empire as well as the capital of Punjab in Mahmud Ghaznavi's 11th-century empire and in the British Empire. Presently, it is the capital of the Punjab, ...
... of the victims and wishes those injured a speedy recovery,” said a statement from a UN spokesman, which said the Secretary-General calls for the perpetrators of the attack to be brought to justice. The statement went on to say that the UN supports the efforts of the Government of Pakistan to fight terrorism ...
LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has started an inquiry against Saima Ahad, the wife of former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) director general Ahad Cheema, according to sources. According to sources, the investigation into the case against Cheema has revealed that many of his ...
Pakistani Islamic religuous students gather near the site of a motorcycle bomb attack in Lahore on March 14, 2018. At least seven people were killed and 20 wounded late on March 14 in a motorcycle bomb attack on a police check-post near Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, officials said. The blast took ...
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb blast ripped through a police checkpoint in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday, killing seven people and wounding 18, a rescue official said. Jam Sajjad Hussain, spokesman of a state-run rescue service, told Reuters that his officials had taken seven dead ...
LAHORE: Women old and young from all walks of life took to the streets here in the provincial capital on Thursday, as part of an 'Aurat March' organised to commemorate the International Women's Day. A large number of women, as well as some men, gathered at the Hamdard Centre in the afternoon from ...
Internation Women's Day was observed across the country on Thursday (8 March) with women from various walks of life participating in events held by both government departments as well as the civil society. Following are the few highlights and captions collected from various areas of Pakistan: Pakistan ...
LAHORE, Pakistan - One of the most frightening things about Pakistan's blasphemy law is that the simplest act can spiral into charges that can bring the death ... Opponents of the blasphemy law say it has turned into a force corroding Pakistani society, feeding extremism, implicating the justice system in ...
LAHORE, Pakistan — On Jan. 13, the police in Karachi, Pakistan, claimed to have killed four militants suspected of having links to the Islamic State. Rao Anwar, the officer ... An operation by the Pakistani Army against militants in the tribal areas in 2014 displaced around a million people. The process of ...

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar paid a surprise visit to two government hospitals in the Punjab capital on Friday. ... Accompanied by Lahore High Court Chief Justice Yawar Ali, the chief justice of Pakistan first visited Services Hospital where he inspected various wards, including the ...
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells of the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs told in a briefing that Pakistani officials had underscored a variety of issues that emanated from ungoverned space in Afghanistan and “we would agree that all of these need to be resolved during the course of ...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan swept all the age-limit category titles in the Doha Open Squash Championship which concluded in Doha (Qatar) the other day. Pakistani players dominated the Open winning all the titles winning under-13, under-15, under-17 and under-19 age categories at the Khalifa International ...
LAHORE (Dunya News) – At least three people were wounded when a cylinder exploded during refilling in Wahday Colony area of Lahore on Tuesday. Panic spread in the area after the explosion. A large contingent of police reached the spot and cordoned off the area. The injured were identified as Umair ...
LAHORE: Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PSM) Leader Manzoor Pashteen on Tuesday lamented the continued extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances and racial profiling of the Pashtuns ... “It is an absurd fight between the Taliban and the Pakistan Army, which only targets civilians,” Pashteen stated.
Let's get the elephant in the room out of the way: the Lahore Qalandar's neon green uniform is hideous. It seems like nobody wants to talk about it at all. And while say the Karachi Kings are not exactly fashion icons in their electric blue and kindergarten red, they also don't actively look . But it seems that ...
Situated on the plains of Punjab, Pakistan's largest province by population, Lahore is a cultural and industrial hub surrounded by fertile cropland. Every winter, black plumes of smoke billow across the plains as millions of farmers incinerate their fields to clear the way for planting. Lahore's industrial belt ...
LAHORE: The second edition of the English literary anthology, The Aleph Review, was launched on Sunday in a large yet intimate gathering on Tufail ... The inaugural edition, which had been dedicated to the late great 'father of the Pakistani idiom' Taufiq Rafat, had also contained some works of art but it ...
Lahore, Pakistan - Sajid Masih lies in a hospital bed, struggling to breathe, as a watchful police guard keeps a close eye on him at the Mayo Hospital, in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore. Both of Masih's legs are in casts, and he is covered in bruises. His left eye is bloodshot, and the other appears to have ...
Although there are artists from Bangladesh, India, Iran, Sri Lanka, Europe and the US taking part in the art festival, Pakistani artists are the main focus. 19 Mar 2018 ... Artists, musicians and poets from the around the world have been flocking to Lahore for Pakistan's first-ever Biennale. The art festival not ...
Lahore, Pakistan: A shoe was hurled at Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif by a religious extremist on Sunday during a function at an Islamic seminary in Lahore. The incident took place a day after another religious extremist blackened the face of Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif with ink ...
The painstaking work is part of efforts to preserve Lahore´s crumbling architectural history as officials juggle conserving its diverse heritage with building modern infrastructure in Pakistan´s chaotic second city. The metropolis, which once served as the capital of the Mughal empire that stretched across much ...
Pakistani Hindus paint color to each other's faces to celebrate the Holi Festival in Lahore, Pakistan, on March 1, 2018. Holi Festival, also known as Spring Festival of Colors, usually falls in the later part of February or March, and it is celebrated by Hindu residents around the world by throwing colored ...
But as security across Pakistan continues to improve, officials are hoping to revive Lahore's lost glory. ... Lahore was the first Pakistani city to unveil a metro bus service, and is now constructing an inaugural metro train that Mumtaz and fellow civil society groups say will diminish the architectural history.
LAHORE: The sessions court in the city turned into a battleground again on Tuesday when the complainants started thrashing the accused who had come for a hearing. A case against the accused, Arshad, was filed in Janubi Chaoni police station for opening fire in the air. Arshad was at the court to seek ...
LAHORE: The governors of Punjab and Sindh met Tuesday to discuss the political situation of the country. Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair met his Punjab counterpart, Rafique Rajwana, in Lahore. Senior leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, including Sarfar Mehtab Abbasi, were also present at ...
West Indies cricket team's trip to Lahore for a three-match T20I series in March might be in danger, reported Daily Express. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) still hasn't given its final verdict on the matter, but the decision is expected to be taken in a fortnight. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the WICB ...
LAHORE: The project of Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) was run on trial basis near its depot on Monday. Khawaja Ahmad Hassan, Advisor to the chief minister Punjab while visiting the project, announced that four more train sets have reached Lahore.
Situated on the plains of Punjab, Pakistan's largest province by population, Lahore is a cultural and industrial hub surrounded by fertile cropland. Every winter, black plumes of smoke billow across the plains as millions of farmers incinerate their fields to clear the way for planting. Lahore's industrial belt ...
LAHORE: Police on Friday announced the arrest of a prime accused, wanted for nine years, in a case pertaining to a suicide attack on former military dictator Pervez Musharraf in Rawalpindi. The accused, Salman ... Dar has also admitted to being a member of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
Jilani resigned from his position as civil servant in Pakistan to protest against the country's first military coup in 1958. One of Asma's memories as a teenager related to an assassination attempt on her father at their Lahore home, instigated by Pakistan's security services in 1965. Her father was not hurt, but ...
Khan, born in Lahore into a comfortable family with origins in the Pashtun northwest, was educated at Pakistan's prestigious Aitchison College, at boarding school in England and then at Oxford University. He became one of the world's greatest ever all-rounders - a fearsome fast bowler and dangerous ...
LAHORE (Dunya News) - According to details, fire broke out in a cardboard factory situated at Band Road near Malipura Stop in Lahore on Monday which spread very quickly and engulfed most part of the factory. Police and rescue teams reached the spot after getting information and brought the fire under ...
Islamabad: Pakistani cricketer-turned-politican Imran Khan has tied the knot for the third time, his party said on Sunday, confirming his marriage to a woman local media call a “faith healer”. Khan, who captained the Pakistan team when it won the Cricket World Cup in 1992, wed Bushra Watto in a low-key ...
LAHORE: The South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA) is holding a memorial reference for Asma Jahangir at Avari Hotel. ... Jahangir, who co-founded the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and came to be known as a fearless voice of the marginalised sections of the society, passed away on ...
Pakistan has charged India Rs 2.86 lakh as route navigation costs for an Indian Air Force aircraft that Prime Minister Narendra Modi used during a stopover in Lahore in December 2015, and for using Pakistani airspace during visits to Russia, Afghanistan, Iran and Qatar, PTI reported. The Lahore visit was ...
The data gathered by activist Commodore (Retd) Lokesh Batra, through his RTI application, show that till June 2016, Indian Air Force aircraft were used for the Prime Minister's visits to 11 countries--Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Qatar, Australia, Pakistan, Russia, Iran, Fiji and Singapore.
A Pakistani serial killer convicted of rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl Zainab Ansari has been sentenced to death, prosecutors say. The trial was held in the eastern city Lahore by the country's special anti-terrorism court on Saturday in the presence of the killer, Mohammad Imran Ali. Zainab was ...
President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also expressed their sorrow over Jahangir's demise, Radio Pakistan reported. The president, in his condolence message, said Jahangir had played an "unforgettable role" for the supremacy of law, democracy and human rights.
LAHORE: A friendly cricket match was played between Civil Service Academy (CSA) alumni and Gujrat Bar Association (GBA) today in Railways Stadium. DBA is an all Pakistan Bars' champion. Toss was won by the CSA alumni captain, Hamdan who opted to bat. The team made 207/7 in the allotted 30 ...
A joint venture of Egypt-based Ora Developers, Saif Group and Kohistan Builders (KBD) in Pakistan, Eighteen's product line includes luxurious villas, gated community, ... he Pakistani real estate market is ready to host world class developers and investors and looks primed for real estate investment that promises a lifestyle ...
They were also briefed by Pakistani security and government officials on the arrangements. ... International cricket in Pakistan was suspended after a 2009 militant attack on the Sri Lankan team in Lahore killed eight people and injured seven visiting ... The final of the PSL last year was played in Lahore.
Talking to Pakistan Today, area residents of Anarkali said that they were suffering from a number of problems due to ongoing construction work on Orange Line Metro Train Project, while the barricades outside the IG Office were escalating the problem. They, however, hoped that after the removal of ...


 

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