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LAHORE: The spokesman for Punjab government, Malik Ahmed Khan, said on Wednesday that it has been difficult for the provincial authorities to arrest the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi and other Tehreek-i-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYR) leaders. Talking about the current ...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - At least four people have been killed in an attack targeting Christians in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say, the latest violence to target members of the minority in the South Asian ... "They were guests of ours, they came from Punjab [province] to celebrate Easter.

Several people took to the streets in a Pakistani city on Tuesday to protest the brutal rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl and a university student, authorities said. The protests came after the minor girl was abducted in Pakistan's Punjab province when she left the house to go to a nearby grocery shop ...
In a fairly prosperous region of Pakistan's Punjab province, women are still not allowed to vote ... The tehsil town of Tala Gang is 45 km to its east and Chakwal city another 45 km in the same direction. .... The large village of Jahan Khan, 15 km south of Sahiwal city, stands out for its conservative customs.
LAHORE: A woman, who was believed to have been murdered by her husband eight years ago, was arrested after she surfaced this week with her second husband and six children in Pakistan's Punjab province. The woman, 30-year-old Asma Bibi, reappeared at her village Phalayan in Jhelum district, 250 ...
No doubt, the PSL 2018 finale, which former Pakistan cricket team captain Misbahul Haq's Islamabad United won by three wickets, will certainly add to Karachi's ... How ironic it is that Karachi, a city of teeming millions, is still struggling to get a mass transit system while Punjab is already having this facility in ...

Why bans persist on women voting across Pakistan ... nearby towns and cities. (The tehsil town of Tala Gang is 45 kilometres to its east and Chakwal city another 45 kilometres in the same direction.) ... The literacy rate, especially among women, is higher in Dhurnal than in most other villages across Punjab.
Islamabad, Pakistan: Police in central Pakistan have arrested 10 men for ordering the rape of a woman as revenge for a rape allegedly committed by her brother, officials ... The incident happened on March 20 in Toba Tek Singh, a town in Punjab province 275 kilometres (172 miles) southwest of Lahore.
Pakistani national Mohammad Fadhl Akram (L), 73, and his wife Saghran Bibi (2nd L), 62, who fled Syria's war-torn Eastern Ghouta, chatting with relatives in ... in Ghouta is burned into the memory of Mohammad Fadhl Akram, one of the first people to flee a rebel Syrian city under bombardment from government forces.
Comprising 137 tehsils in 36 districts, the Punjab province is the most populous of the five provinces of Pakistan, with an estimated population of over 110 million people. Main drinking water source is groundwater in the province, which once was considered to be safe, but over the years it is increasingly ...
Ten persons, including six Policemen, were killed and another 35 were injured in a suicide attack near a Police check post outside the Tablighi Jamaat Markaz (centre) at Raiwind Town in Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab, on March 14, 2018. A teenage suicide bomber blew himself up when a ...
Islamabad: Police in central Pakistan have arrested 10 men for ordering the rape of a woman as revenge for a rape allegedly committed by her brother, officials said on Tuesday. The incident happened on 20 March in Toba Tek Singh, a town in Punjab province 275 kilometres (172 miles) southwest of ...
ISLAMABAD: Police in central Pakistan have arrested 10 men for ordering the rape of a woman as revenge for a rape allegedly committed by her brother, officials said on Tuesday (Mar 27). The incident happened on Mar 20 in Toba Tek Singh, a town in Punjab province 275km southwest of Lahore.
To trace back the significance of this day, the idea of Pakistan in embryonic form was given by poet-philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal in his historic address at Allahabad in 1930. He had envisioned Pakistan based on Muslim majority provinces of Punjab, NWFP, Baluchistan and Sindh. Ch Rehmat Ali ...
The case illustrates the growing reach and aggressiveness of Pakistan's once-obscure anti-blasphemy movement, which has gained wide popular support ... and when problems arose we have always tried to settle things informally,” said Mary Gill, a Christian member of the Punjab provincial legislature.
Healthcare in rural Pakistan and the careers of women doctors are being revolutionised as internet access grows across the country, allowing people with ... Over the last five years, more than 50,000 patients have been treated in such clinics in Punjab, Sindh, KP provinces, and in a remote village in the ...
BHOSA MANSEHRA, Pakistan (AFP) – In a remote Pakistani village surrounded by lush green hills, Mohammad Fayyaz brings his two-year-old son to a ... to travel for hours from his village of Bhosa, in northern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, only to spend hours queuing at overcrowded clinics in cities like ...

PESHAWAR: Following action by Punjab provincial government against banned organisations run by the 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) authorities too also launched a crackdown against Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and its humanitarian wing, Falah-e-Insaniyat ...
In a remote Pakistani village surrounded by lush green hills, Mohammad Fayyaz brings his two-year-old son to a clinic so that a female doctor sitting ... had to travel for hours from his village of Bhosa, in northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, only to spend hours queuing at overcrowded clinics in cities like ...
DHAIR, Pakistan - It was a quiet February morning when the mob of men in green turbans came surging through the alleys of a run-down Christian ... Muslims, and when problems arose we have always tried to settle things informally," said Mary Gill, a Christian member of the Punjab provincial legislature.
DERA GHAZI KHAN: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif Saturday claimed that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government has brought positive ... He said PML-N government has set up metros in four cities, and, “if we are given a chance to serve the people again, then every city will be ...
... a Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) suicide bomber riding a motorcycle detonated their explosives at a checkpoint outside an annual religious congregation during a change in guard personnel in the Raiwind area of the city of Lahore in Pakistan's Punjab province on 14 March, Dawn and Reuters reported.
According to Amir, reservoirs [built for dams] would not deprive any province of its due share of water because dams store water and the provinces would get more water from the reservoirs as per 1991 water accord. He said India has been increasing its storage capacity and Pakistan should do the same ...
Volunteers rush a wounded police officer to a hospital in Lahore, Pakistan, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. A suspected suicide bombing near a police checkpoint killed several police and bystanders, and wounded more than 20 others on Wednesday near the city of Lahore in eastern Pakistan, police said.
Pakistani lawmakers in a provincial assembly voted in favor of a recommendation to ban dance parties at schools and other educational institutions, saying they promote Western culture, officials said Thursday. The move drew criticism from students and activists, who vowed to oppose the decision.
At least nine people were killed and 20 wounded late on Wednesday when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle attacked a police check-post in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, officials said. The attack took place in the suburb of Raiwind in Lahore, the main town of central Punjab province, near a mosque ...
Now when Ahmad's truck transports goods for his clients across different cities of Punjab -- the country's biggest province in terms of population -- people from all walks of life get to see the smiling face of Erdogan donning a dark suit in a red, orange and blue background, which is typical of Pakistani truck art ...
Amritsar: Pakistan's Punjab provincial assembly on Wednesday unanimously approved the Punjab Sikh Anand Karaj Marriages Act, 2018, enabling Sikhs to ... From now onward Sikhs' marriages would not only be legal but the government would issue marriage certificate under the provisions of the Punjab ...
At least eight people including five policemen were killed in a suicide attack on a police check post in Lahore city of Punjab province of Pakistan on ... The blast took place in Raiwind road of the city after a suicide bomber who was on a motorcycle detonated his explosives close to the check posts, a senior ...
Several Christian leaders, including Church of Pakistan Bishop Azad Marshall of Raiwind, and the lawyer of accused blasphemer Patras Masih addressed the gathering. ... Earlier this month, a mob attacked worshippers at a Pakistan Gospel Assembly church in Sahiwal district of Punjab province.
Pakistan, March 14: A shoe was hurled at Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Tuesday during a rally in Gujrat city in Pakistan's Punjab province. The shoe hit PTI leader Aleem Khan as he was standing alongside Imran Khan, reported Geo News. The PTI chief had just turned to face a different ...
He said the Karachiites think that the Pakistan Steel Mills was also deliberately closed down to shift lucrative iron and steel business to private mills of Punjab. He said the port city has witnessed a rapid shift of its different industries to other parts of Pakistan, which shows that the rulers want to destroy the ...
PML-N had earlier faced a major setback in the 3rd March Senate elections when they lost a seat in Punjab to the PTI and lost its entire seats in Balochistan. ... Balochistan has been one of the most deprived provinces of Pakistan with the highest level of poverty, lowest literacy rate and human development ...
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan is in alliance with Pakistan Peoples Party leader Asif Ali Zardai and both of them have miserably failed in their respective provinces as they did nothing for the betterment of the ...
Pakistani Christian Razia Bibi, front, talks about her brother Muhammad Mansha, who spent nine years in jail accused of blasphemy until the Supreme ... He also is a target because he prosecuted Mumtaz Qadri, the elite police guard who killed Punjab's provincial governor, Salman Taseer, in 2011, after ...
Named after the department of Pakistan's intelligence agency (the ISI) that oversaw operations – rivalling those of the CIA – in Afghanistan, the book was ... of Abdul Wali, an Afghan detainee beaten to death during repeated interrogation by CIA contractor David Passaro at a base in Kunar province in 2003.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif's face was blackened with ink by a man when he was addressing his party's workers' convention in Punjab province of the country late last night. The suspect, who was thrashed by the party workers before being handed over to police, allegedly said that ...
Pakistani police say they have arrested a man and his accomplice for throwing a shoe at former premier Nawaz Sharif in the eastern city of Lahore. ... In a separate incident Saturday, a man threw ink on Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif during a convention of his political party in Punjab province, blackening ...
When a thick haze began to envelope Lahore in early November, residents braced themselves for the return of the city's annual smog season. Flights were ... Situated on the plains of Punjab, Pakistan's largest province by population, Lahore is a cultural and industrial hub surrounded by fertile cropland.
LAHORE: Punjab counter-terrorism department and the Intelligence Bureau have smashed “the biggest network” of the Tehreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the province in joint operations, an official claimed. The network had carried out two major deadly suicide attacks -- on army personnel on Bedian Road ...
ISLAMABAD, March 30 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani law enforcement agencies on Friday foiled a major terror bid in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province and arrested six ... CTD officials said the terrorists were hiding in a seminary situated in Gajjumata area and were planning to carry out terror activities in the city.
In 2011, Umar Saif, an MIT graduate, accepted a job he didn't want. Seven years on, as the head of the Punjab Information Technology Board, which overlooks all public sector IT projects in Pakistan's most populous province, Saif is leading one of the biggest turnarounds in technology not just in Punjab, ...
A shoe was hurled at Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan during a rally in Gujrat City in Punjab province of Pakistan. PTI @moneycontrolcom. A shoe was hurled at Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan during a rally in Gujrat city in Punjab province. As Imran Khan was addressing the crowd atop ...
Pakistan's Senate election is held through an indirect ballot, with members of the four provincial assemblies and the national assembly voting in nominees. ... and a senior PML-N leader, meanwhile, accused the PTI of having bought votes in Punjab province, the country's largest and the PML-N's heartland.
The closest government-run health clinic is more than an hour's drive from the village of Bhagwal, in Pakistan's Punjab province, but for expectant mother Mehreen Bibi, it might as well be a world away. Pregnant with her second child, the 24-year-old can't afford the roundtrip fare or the thousand rupees ...
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervaiz Khattak, Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and Punjab Finance Minister Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha attended the meeting. Senior officials from federal and provincial governments were also present.
Most militant Islamist organizations in South Asia—and particularly in Pakistan—adhere to either the Deobandi-Sunni or Ahl-e-Hadith (Salafist) ... In the latest poll at a provincial assembly constituency of Chakwal district in Punjab province, the Tehreek-i-Labaik-backed candidate came in third place, ...
The Asia Bibi or Aasiya Noreen blasphemy case in Pakistan involves a Pakistani Christian woman Aasiya Noreen. A farm labourer from Ittanwali village in Pakistan's Punjab province, she was involved in an argument with a group of Muslim women in 2010. She was accused of drinking the same water as ...
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday said the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) instead of any financial aid should only ... The chief minister also said that an organised programme of consummate cleanliness in villages across the province was launched for the first time in the ...
Situated on the plains of Punjab, Pakistan's largest province by population, Lahore is a cultural and industrial hub surrounded by fertile cropland. ... While all of the country's major cities grapple with deteriorating air quality, in recent years Lahore's pollution levels have exceeded those of Pakistan's ...


 

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