Faizan Ali Warraich

  • Students of Islami Jamiat-e-Taliba of the Punjab University on Monday night blocked the Campus Road, disrupting traffic, few days after the university administration barred political, religious and social personalities from entering the university premises. The administration has initiated ...

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  • LAHORE -  Punjab government has strongly denied the allegations that it is pursuing a policy of discrimination against Ahmadiya Community and providing patronage to groups targeting the religious minority. The group, also known as Qadianis with reference their spiritual leader Mirza Ahmed ...

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  • LAHORE: Three-day 429th Urs (birth celebrations) of Hazrat Shah Hussain aka Madhu Lal Hussain culminated yesterday at his shrine in Baghbanpura amid participation of his devotes who danced on drumbeats with religious fervor and zeal. The last day of Urs was only for women. His Urs is known as ...

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  • LAHORE: Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) is all set to organize Pakistan’s 1st National Freelancing Convention on Tuesday at Arfa Software Technology Park. The event is being co-hosted by Techhub Connect and Chief Minister’s e-Rozgaar Program. The event would bring together ...

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  • According to the World Bank, the women participation rate in the work force of Pakistan is 24% in 2014. Pakistan’s female population is estimated to be 48.65 percent of the total, the majority of which lives in the country’s rural areas. The opportunities for women in rural areas are ...

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  • LAHORE: Racial profiling of Pakhtuns will divide the Pakistani society and polarize it. Radical steps need to be taken on urgent basis to shrug off an impression by Punjab Government of targeting Pakhtuns in the wake of ongoing search operation against terrorists in province,” speakers at ...

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  • LAHORE: The fifth home edition of the annual Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) will take place today (Saturday) at the Faletti’s Hotel. Originally programmed as a three-day event, LLF 2017 has been revised into a single-day, free festival at the historic hotel. According to press release issued ...

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  • LAHORE: Iranian Cultural Centre Lahore is going to organize two-day Iranian Film Festival today (Saturday) at Royal Palm and Country Club. Films including ‘The Kingdom of Solomon’, ‘A cube of Shugar’, The Painting Pool’, The Willow Tree’, will be screened in a ...

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  • LAHORE: The fifth edition of Lahore Literary Festival will now be held on February 25 and 26. The venue of festival has been changed from Lahore Arts Council to Avari Hotel in the wake of DHA blast due to which eight people were killed yesterday. The Punjab government has given go ahead to the ...

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  • LAHORE: Renowned artist Jimmy Engineer’s masterpiece painting will go on permanent exhibit at the National Art Museum in Beijing. The artist will also have an exhibition of his artworks at the same museum from March 22 to March 29, 2017. 100 artworks will be on display. Eighteen pencil ...

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  • LAHORE: Afghans in Lahore are resilient against miscreants involved in terrorism and are fully prepared to help the authority in any way possible to help catch the culprits of Faisal Chowk blast that killed 14 people, Afghan Peace Committee Lahore Vice President Haji Asal Khan told The Nation on ...

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  • LAHORE: The Monday’s tragic incident of suicide blast in which 14 people lost their lives and about a hundred were injured has left the people in shock. The officially announced day of mourning reflected the deep sorrow of people. All the major markets of the city remain closed while the ...

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  • LAHORE: The city of nearly 10 million people has been a victim of terrorism strikes in which hundreds of innocent civilians and personnel of law enforcement agencies lost their lives. The people have always been resolute to move on with their daily lives without fear. They have always shown unity ...

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  • LAHORE: Medical stores will remain closed on Monday (today) across the province as protest against Punjab Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2017 passed by provincial assembly, claimed representatives of protesting organizations. Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Association, Pakistan Chemist and Druggist ...

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  • LAHORE: Iranian Cultural Centre on Friday celebrated 38th birthday of Islamic Revolution where Iranian music band 'Kook' enthralled audiences with classical music. The Day is also marked as 38th National Day of Iran to mark the Islamic Revolution in the country. Iranian Cultural Attaché said ...

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  • LAHORE: The two-day Startup Lahore, largest ever technology event of its own kind in Pakistan concluded today at Arfa Software Technology Park. It was hosted by the MIT Enterprise Forum - Pakistan and Information Technology University in which entrepreneurs from various cities of Pakistan ...

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  • LAHORE: According to rough estimates Lahore is home to nearly 10 million people. Toilets especially at public places are must and provided in almost every city of the world. It is ironic that as the city braces for mega development projects there is little stress on providing basic facilities to ...

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  • LAHORE: Though dimly lit the basement of Darul Ehsan Langar-Khana, (charity food centre) at Safanwala Chowk in Mozang area, makes you feel moved and open your eyes for good. You realize that this is a totally different world where charity reaches the deserving. The basement hall has capacity of ...

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  • LAHORE: Popular actor Urwa Hocane and and singer Farhan Saeed Nikkah tied the knot in a simple ceremony at Badhshai Mosque yesterday. The nikah ceremony was attended by family and close friends including Qasim Yar Tiwana and model Alizay. The wedding photos have become viral on social media. Prior ...

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  • LAHORE: Haji Asal Khan tears up when he remembers the horrors of war, fleeing with his family from Kunduz, Afghanistan. The Soviets were carpet bombing the whole city of Aliabad on that day in 1982 and he made it to Pakistan by travelling on foot for almost two months. On the way, he lost friends ...

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  • LAHORE: From pop star to religious preacher the journey was not an easy one for Juniad Jamshed. He was often criticized and at times revered by media at the same time. Now all that will end for good. 52-year-old Junaid Jamshed is no more. He died in a plane crash when he was coming back from ...

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  • LAHORE: Pakistani biopic film Salute premiere was held on Wednesday at Luxus Grand Cinema where almost all Lahore based Lollywood film directors, actors, and producers were present to support Shahzad Rafique’s film based on the life of martyred Aitzaz Hassan Bangash, who sacrificed his life ...

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  • LAHORE: The three-day Faiz International Festival concluded on Sunday with people participating in socio-political discussions and literary activities. The event featured thought provoking sessions, literary panel discussions, poetry sessions, and theatrical and musical performances at Lahore ...

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  • LAHORE: The second Faiz International Festival that opened on November 19 rolled on in earnest yesterday at Alhamra Halls in the Lahore Arts Council on The Mall. The festival featured panel discussions, music and theatre performances, book launches, lectures, poetry and theatrical readings, ...

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  • LAHORE: Pakistan’s iconic playback singer Arthur Nayyar was given a tearful send-off here on Wednesday as he was laid to rest at Christian Graveyard on Jail Road in the presence of his friends, relatives and family members. He died on November 11 at the age of 66. Eminent singers and film ...

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  • Editing by Amal Khan He is an ordinary dispatcher at a boys’ high school in Lahore’s old city, but Thursdays are special days for Kamran Yousaf. At dawn he is already up to practice the kalaam (the lyrical poetry of Sufi poets) alongside his brother who plays the tabla. In the settling ...

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  • LAHORE: The phrase art has no boundaries seems to be proving wrong. India’s popular TV channel ‘Zindigi’, which was the only one to air Pakistani plays and shows has stopped their telecast in a move against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s speech in support of Kashmir in ...

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  • LAHORE: When I pulled out the dead bodies from under the debris of factory’s roof collapse I found a piece of food in Khizer’s hand and another piece of food in Safdar’s mouth Shoukat Ali, uncle of two deceased brothers (Safdar Iqbal and Khizar Iqbal) who were killed in the roof ...

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  • LAHORE: Movie buffs do not have to lose their hearts as Pakistani film industry has bounced back with a package full of entertainment. The package includes promising flicks like Actor in Law, Janaan and Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hay that are all set to hit the cinemas on Eidul Azha. Two Urdu films ...

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  • LAHORE: An 80-mintue television film ‘Ek thi Marium’ on Pakistan’s first female fighter pilot Marium Muskhtar who died in the line of duty will go on air today. She died after a Pakistan Air Force FT-7PG aircraft crashed near Kundian in Mianwali District on November 24, 2015. ...

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