Iqtidar Gilani

  • LAHORE - Thousands of Pakistan Awami Tehreek workers, mostly females, and victim families staged a sit-in at Istanbul Chowk on The Mall Wednesday, pressing for the demand to make Syed Ali Baqir Najafi’s report on Model Town massacre public. People started arriving at the venue in the morning ...

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  • LAHORE - Begum Kalsoom Nawaz is fighting her maiden electoral battle on the National Assembly seat that fell vacant following the disqualification of her husband, ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif. This is not the first incident of one entering politics are assuming the driving seat after one’s ...

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  • LAHORE - The nation celebrated the 70th Independence Day on Monday with zeal and enthusiasm amid elaborate security arrangements. The day dawned with special prayers for integrity, solidarity and progress of the country. Official festivities started with hoisting of national flags at government ...

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  • LAHORE - The Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Friday continued its strike at outpatient departments (OPDs) and indoor wards of hospitals across the province. Like the last 10 days, patients were the ultimate sufferer of the YDA strike. They were left with no option but to return home or go to ...

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  • LAHORE - YDA continued strike Tuesday, disrupting service at OPDs and Indoors. Scheduled surgeries at teaching hospitals in the province were cancelled due to doctors’ demonstration. The Specialized Healthcare & Medical Education (SH&ME) Department continued action against protesting ...

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  • LAHORE - The Young Doctors Association (YDA) continued strike at Out Patients Departments (OPDs) and wards of hospitals across the province on Monday, multiplying miseries of the ailing humanity. Besides hampering service delivery at OPDs and Indoors, the YDA strike caused cancellation of hundreds ...

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  • LAHORE - The Young Doctors Association (YDA) continued its strike at Out Patients Departments (OPDs) and indoor wards of hospitals across the province on Saturday. Like the last four days, the ailing humanity was the ultimate sufferer amid the YDA strike, which left no option open for them except ...

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  • LAHORE - The Young Doctors Association continued strike at Out Patient Departments (OPDs) and wards across the province on Friday, LAHORE - The Young Doctors Association continued strike at Out Patient Departments (OPDs) and wards across the province on Friday, adding to patients’ ...

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  • LAHORE - Young doctors stayed away from Emergency, Out Patient Departments (OPDs) and wards of public sector hospitals across the province on Wednesday, multiplying miseries of the ailing humanity.  The YDA has announced continuing strike till acceptance of all demands. Though management of ...

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  • LAHORE - The Young Doctors Association has announced strike at public sector hospitals across the province from today to press for the demand of withdrawal of central induction policy for PG trainees. Following clashes with the police outside GOR, the protesting doctors staged an hours long sit-in ...

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  • LAHORE - Parts of the country including Lahore received rainfall of varying intensities on Thursday, disturbing normal routine life by causing urban flooding, traffic mess and power outages. The experts have forecast more rains with intervals during the next couple of days. Rain-thunderstorm ...

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  • LAHORE - Unprecedented security arrangements were made at the Lahore General Hospital (LGH) on Tuesday to avoid any untoward incident during visits of VVIPs to the hospital to see people injured in Monday’s suicide bombing at Kot Lakhpat Fruit and Vegetable Market. Though security had already ...

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  • LAHORE - Heart-wrenching scenes were witnessed in the city hospitals following the suicide strike at Kot Lakhpat Vegetable Market on Monday. Thirteen dead bodies were taken to Jinnah Hospital, 10 to Lahore General Hospital, two to Services Hospital and one to Ittefaq Hospital. Thirty injured were ...

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  • LAHORE - Parts of the country including Lahore received rainfall of varying intensities on Tuesday, disturbing routine life by causing urban flooding, massive traffic jams, power shutdowns and water shortage. Roads in major cities were presenting scenes of lakes and ponds and it took hours to ...

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  • LAHORE - Parts of the country, including Lahore, received rainfall of varying intensities on Friday. The rain caused urban flooding, massive traffic jams and power breakdowns. Roads in major cities, including Lahore, were presenting scenes of lakes and ponds even hours after the rain. In Lahore, ...

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  • Lahore: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) staged protests in major cities including Lahore on Thursday against central induction policy for PG trainees, lack of burn units and mistreatment of lady doctors. Young doctors came out on leading roads, causing worst traffic mess in major cities. The ...

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  • LAHORE - The Revenue Department has identified six localities for setting up Shehr-e-Khamoshan (model graveyards) in Lahore, sources told The Nation on Thursday. The process of acquisition of private land and transfer of ownership of that land from various government departments to the Punjab ...

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  • LAHORE -  The downpour in the city on Thursday brought life to a standstill, as it caused urban flooding, power shutdowns and massive traffic jams. Lahore received 65mm rain at the airport and 31mm on Jail Road. Three minor girls sustained injuries in a wall collapse incident in the Gujjarpura ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan is celebrating Eidul Fitr with religious zeal and fervour today (Monday) amid elaborate security arrangements. Central Ruit-e-Halal Committee led by its Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman met in Islamabad to examine testimonies of sighting of Shawal moon. Regional Ruit-e-Halal ...

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  • LAHORE - Eidul Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is likely to be celebrated on Monday (tomorrow) as there are strong possibilities of sighting of Shawal moon on Sunday evening. The Central Ruet-e-Halal committee will meet in Peshawar before Iftar today (Friday) to sight the moon ...

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  • LAHORE - Muslims across the country, including Lahore, observed Jumatul Wida, last Friday of Ramazan with reverence and zeal amid elaborate security arrangements. A huge number of Muslims visited extensively decorated mosques to offer Friday prayers. Special arrangements were made to accommodate ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab capital city received rainfall of varying intensities on Monday, bringing the life to a standstill by causing inundation, massive traffic jams and frequent outages. Two persons lost life while several were injured in rain related mishaps in different parts of Lahore. Windstorm ...

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  • LAHORE - Parts of the country including Lahore received rainfall of varying intensities on Saturday, disturbing routine life by causing inundation, frequent outages and water shortage. Overcast conditions, rains and high velocity winds made weather pleasant by causing considerable decrease in the ...

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  • LAHORE -  Thousands of people will sit in Aitkaf across the country before Iftar today to spend last ten days of Ramazan in seclusion. The faithful will sit in mosques for Aitkaf till sighting of the Shawal moon. Women can sit in Aitkaf at residences to seek blessings of the Almighty. The ...

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  • LAHORE -  Opposition’s boycott following remarks of a treasury legislator against PTI and its female workers led to premature adjournment of the Punjab Assembly proceedings on Wednesday. Demanding apology from treasury legislator Rana Jamil, Opposition staged a walkout after pointing ...

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  • LAHORE - Punjab Assembly on Monday approved Rs1.97 trillion budget for fiscal year 2017-18, amid rumpus and sloganeering from both sides of the political divide. Treasury presented 43 Demands for Grants for different departments which the house approved with a majority, rejecting all cut motions of ...

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  • LAHORE - Parts of the country, including Lahore, received rainfall of varying intensities on Saturday, disturbing routine life and causing inundation in urban areas, frequent outages and water shortage. High velocity winds blew away signboards and uprooted several trees across the province, ...

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  • LAHORE - Finance Minister Dr Aisha Ghaus Pasha claimed on Friday that total debt of Punjab by the end of the current fiscal year would be Rs568 billion, not Rs712 billion, as claimed by the opposition leader. Winding up the discussion on the budget at the Punjab Assembly on Friday, she advised the ...

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  • LAHORE - Offensive remarks of an opposition legislator against leader of the house disrupted the otherwise calm atmosphere inside the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday, triggering a war of words between the two sides. During general discussion on budget, PTI’s Nabeela Hakim Ali addressed the chief ...

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  • LAHORE -  Amid sloganeering in intervals from female legislators of the treasury, Opposition leader Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed criticized the government for decreasing allocation for education and not taking measures to minimise the sufferings of growers. To the indication of the chair that it was ...

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