Faizan Ali Warraich

  • LAHORE: Diversity of culture and heritage is the strength of Pakistan and with the help of friends of Pakistan including British Council, European Union and French Embassy in Pakistan the heritage of the land will be highlighted at global level. Dignitaries from various countries spoke at inaugural ...

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  • LAHORE: Human Rights activists have appreciated as well as cautioned Pakistan on becoming a member state of United Nation Human Rights Council as Pakistan needs to improve their human rights facilities promptly at home. The Geneva-based Council is mandated to promote and protect human rights and ...

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  • Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) expresses its concern over Senate decision to reject passage of an amendment to the Child Marriage Act 1929, that aimed to increase age of marriage for girls to 18 years. In a statement issued on Monday PCSW stated  It is regretted that the ...

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  • Registration drive for MakerFest Lahore kicks off. Registrations are now open for MakerFest Lahore, organized by Information Technology University in collaboration with DIY Geeks. Organizers told The Nation that MakerFest Lahore is envisioned as a community-organized event that would showcase ...

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  • The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed outrage at the statement made by a parliamentarian from the ruling party in the National Assembly, targeting and calling for discriminatory actions to be taken against a religious minority group. A statement issued by the Commission on ...

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  • On the 15th World Day Against Death Penalty, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has urged the government to urgently institute safeguards to ensure that a generalised resumption of executions does not violate Pakistan’s human rights obligations. According to Justice Project ...

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  • Lahore’s historical Nisar Haveli located inside Mochi Gate of Walled City is symbol of Sunni Shia unity as people of the area be they Shias or Sunnis equally show respect on the occasion of Ashura and facilitate in every way to ensure social and religious harmony. Since its inception Muslims ...

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  • LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority has formulated law for imported products by taking Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) on board. This initiative is taken after confiscating expired imported products from several renowned stores. According to new law, PFA has imposed ban to sale the imported product with ...

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  • LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan HRCP has called for the immediate release of former Director of Pak-Turk school Mr. Mesut Kacmaz’s family including two young daughters who were abducted in the wee hours of Wednesday. The family had been living in Pakistan for a year, on UNHCR ...

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  • LAHORE: Activists of the transgender community on Monday urged lawmakers for early passage of The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill and The Criminal Law (Amendment) (Protection of Rights of Transgender Persons) Act to provide relief to the eunuch community. Addressing a press ...

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  • LAHORE: Twenty-point National Action Plan lacked the civilian and military ownership to curb extremism in the province as well as due to lack of inter-provincial coordination NAP implementation is going at snail’s pace and makes the National Counter terrorism Authority virtually ...

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  • LAHORE - A mass media student has launched an online campaign to promote the peacefulness and Sufi culture of Pakistan’s cultural hub – Lahore. ‘The Sufi Face of Lahore’, which is aimed to introduce the city to international readers, is a final PR project of students of ...

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  • LAHORE: Candidates election campaign in NA-120 by-election is at its peak. For the first time many issues that remained dormant have come to surface. Residents’ of Amin Park in Bund Road area have been demanding establishment of a school for decades. This issue in the current election has not ...

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  • LAHORE: Pakistan has been considered as dark region across globe when it comes to data generation in the field of astronomy across the globe but all is not lost. There is an observatory in Lahore which is registered with International Astronomical Union (IAU) and contributes to the international ...

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  • LAHORE: An Arabian camel at the zoo died due to collision with Nilgai horns, spokesman Lahore Zoo told The Nation on phone today. The incident happened when camel was being shifted to its enclosure. DG Wildlife Khalid Ayaz Khan constituted an inquiry committee in this regard. Bahawalpur ...

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  • Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital said on Thursday it was barred from setting up hide collection camps at Model Town in Lahore by the society’s management. "The Model Town Society of Lahore has not given permission to put up the Shaukat Khanum hide collection camps hence donors of Model ...

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  • Significant number of disappearances remains unresolved in Pakistan and it is high time Pakistan took robust measures to end the illegal practice of enforced disappearance and brought to justice the perpetrators, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) stated on Wednesday marking ...

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  • LAHORE: Soft-spoken Prime Minster Shahid Kahqan Abbasi, who vowed to fulfil unfinished agenda of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, has committed a ‘dress coup’ by eschewing the traditional achkan in favour of the Nawaz Sharif’s uniform of shalwar kameez and waistcoat in the ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government has stepped up pace of work on Orange Line Metro Train Project with the determination to complete the Rs160 billion project before the next elections, due to be held in August next year. However, uncertainity is prevailing as no work is going on eleven heritage sites ...

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  • LAHORE: The Punjab government has stepped up pace of work on Orange Line Metro Train Project with the determination to complete the $1.6 billion project before the next elections, which are due to be held in August next year. However, nothing can be said with certainty due to its completion as no ...

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  • LAHORE: Panama case remained nail-biting episode for the twitterati before and after the Panama case verdict was announced. #PanamaVerdict trend became top trend on social networking site twitter where users expressed their emotions and feelings on much awaited Panama Case verdict which ...

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  • A panel of expert judges at PLAN9’s 10th Launchpad, Lahore Chapter declared Nazdeeq, Noerric, Studentary, BagAdverts, TeamUp, Her Ground, Virtual Eye, Foodappa and RC Health Care startups as successful, which will be incubated for a period of six months. Laraib Ali CEO and founder of ...

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  • LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) strongly condemns the latest incident of wanton violence against the Hazara Shia Community in Balochistan and takes serious notice of the government’s failure to curb violence against a minority community and its inability to crackdown on ...

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  • LAHORE: The Punjab government misled Unesco at the 41st World Heritage Committee meeting held in Poland on Orange Line Metro Project effects on World Heritage Site Shalimar Gardens. Government delegation after returning Pakistan also misled Pakistani media about Unesco decisions on Shalimar gardens ...

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  • LAHORE: Taxi-hailing service Careem Pakistan offered matchmaking service in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad for two days.   The traditional 'Rishta Aunty' who always look for potential rishtas by approaching unmarried girls and sometimes married women joined the Careem for two days. Careem ...

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  • LAHORE: The Joint Investigation Team in its report on Panama Leaks raised questions on the establishment of the Al-Azizia Steel Mill as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz failed to produce the important documents. JIT report said that Hussain Nawaz did not produce the memorandum, ...

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  • LAHORE: The Joint Investigation Team in its report recommended Supreme Court to go for review on case against Nawaz Sharif for misusing authority in making illegal appointments in FIA. The JIT report recommended that investigation may be completed and logical disposal of the case be done on merit ...

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  • LAHORE: Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its June to July human rights monitoring shared positive and negative human rights developments in country stated during three months 77 death row convicts were executed and as many as 32 people were sentenced to death. Courts had awarded death ...

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  • LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority issued warning and has advised customers, shopkeepers not to buy meat from the Tollinton market as the market’s environment has been identified as completely unhygienic for sale and purchase of meat. PFA advised common people, customers, catering ...

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  • LAHORE: Lion of Kargil, Captain Karnal Sher Khan 18th martyrdom anniversary is being observed today. He embraced martyrdom on July 5, 1999 while successfully defending the Kargil’s five strategic posts at the height of 17000 feet on Line of Control.  Eight times Indian Army tried to ...

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