STAFF REPORT

  • LAHORE: Children’s Hospital Lahore has become the first public sector hospital in the country to carryout bone marrow transplantation. Addressing a press conference at Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, Dean Prof Masood Sadiq informed that successful bone marrow transplantation was ...

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  • SIALKOT: A Pakistani farmer Muhammad Azam (35) was injured by intensified mortar shelling of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at border villages along the Sialkot Working Boundary. According to the details, he was sitting in his house, when a mortar shell, fired by the Indian BSF, hit the house, ...

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  • LAHORE: The International Day of Democracy was observed on Friday in the city. Members of Civil Society Working Group (CSWP) urged the government to ensure independent functioning of human rights institutions. “The government is squeezing the democratic spaces available to the civil society ...

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  • LAHORE: The Hindu community demonstrated outside the Lahore Press Club to denounce Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims and appealed to the United Nations to send a fact finding mission in the territory to investigate the conflict and provide immediate help to the mistreated minority. Over ...

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  • LAHORE: The local authorities have decided to roll back a previous decision to use the FC College grounds as parking spaces for the public during the International Independence Cup being held at the Gaddafi Stadium. The reversal came after a campaign against the appropriation of the college ...

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  • Angeline Malik’s directorial Mujhay Jeenay Dou revolves around serious issues and questionable rituals such as domestic violence, child marriage that are prevalent in our society. The story incorporates all the dramatic elements, and at the same time sets out to educate the audiences on ...

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  • LAHORE: Coke Studio 10 will release its fifth installment packed with exceptional music this weekend. Featuring four songs, episode 5 will include ‘Bol’ by Shafqat Amanat Ali as a tribute to the iconic poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz; ‘Rangrez’ by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Sahir Ali ...

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  • LAHORE: The Anti-Vehicle Lifting Staff of the Lahore police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested the ringleader of a notorious auto-lifter gang. Police also seized 8 stolen cars from his possession. A police spokesman said the arrest was made during a successful raid by an AVLS team of the ...

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  • LAHORE: The Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG) Forman Christian College Lahore held a one-day workshop for the Department of Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Maal Punjab (SWD). The training is part of a larger project, titled “Social Welfare Department: The Provincial Face of ...

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  • RAWALPINDI - Punjab Home Department has directed all the district governments for imposing complete ban on outlawed organisations or social workers/departments to collect hides/skins of sacrificial animal in the city. However, the charity organisations interested to undertake collection of ...

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  • BERLIN: Hundreds of Pakistanis wearing national dresses gathered at the very famous, historical and iconic Brandenburg Gate of Berlin to commemorate the 70th Independence Day organised by the Embassy of Pakistan here in Berlin. Banners and Pakistani flags added to the beauty of the place and ...

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  • In order to promote Pakistan’s real estate industry, Real Estate & Investment Pakistan Expo (RIPE) is preparing for the mega event at Sharjah Expo Centre. The event will be held on September 22-23, 2017. The expo will be attended by a number of participants from all over Pakistan as ...

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  • Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was welcomed to a huge ovation from his supporters as he reached his stopover near Jhelum en route to Lahore. Nawaz will spend the night at Tulip hotel near Jhelum and will resume his homecoming rally, which began on Wednesday from the capital Islamabad, tomorrow ...

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  • Hundreds of PML-N supporters on Wednesday poured the famous D Chowk of Islamabad to give ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif farewell on his visit to hometown Lahore. The party leadership from local chapter, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata remained successful in gathering ...

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  • Supporters of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz turned dawn into dusk in covering less than 10 kilometres distance, reaching the ruling party’s political hub, Rawalpindi. Thousands of supporters gathered at every overhead bridge on Expressway, slowing down the pace of the former prime ...

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  • World Kashmir Awareness Forum Secretary General Dr Ghulam-Nabi Fai has said that the silence of world powers on Kashmir issue has given a sense of impunity to Indian forces. “Kashmir represents a government's repression not of a secessionist or separatist movement but of an uprising against ...

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  • World Kashmir Awareness Forum Secretary General Dr Ghulam-Nabi Fai on Wednesday said that third party intervention and mediation in Kashmir is indispensable. Dr Fai, who met with the representatives of various political parties of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Brooklyn, New York, said Kashmir ...

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  • LAHORE: Speakers on Tuesday urged the general public to support needy and deserving people around them and try their best to use their charity carefully and with all responsibility. “We must remember that our donations and contributions must not be used against our people and our ...

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  • LAHORE: In view of increasing ceasefire violations along the Line of Control, Aaghaz-e-Dosti (AeD) has appealed to the governments of Pakistan and India to establish a mechanism to stop the violations and killings in the disputed Kashmiri state. “We believe being a cross-border friendship ...

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  • LAHORE: The University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore organised a combined entry test for more than 43,000 candidates seeking admission in different engineering universities of Punjab. Along with Lahore and Islamabad, 12 test centers were established in different cities of the province ...

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  • SIALKOT: The Punjab government has decided to dig up a 62-kilometre long canal in the outskirts of Sialkot city for saving the city from floods. After completion, it will divert about 5,000 cusecs water from seasonal Nullah Aik to Nullah Dek. According to the Irrigation Department, the provincial ...

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  • Fawad Khan has garnered critical acclaim for his acting prowess but the actor has found a new admirer in Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor. The Kapoor scion who shared screen space with Khan in Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil said he is a big admirer of the Khoobsurat actor's ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK): People across Azad Jammu and Kashmir as well as rest of the world will observe the 86th Kashmir Martyrs Day on Thursday (July 13) with the renewal of the pledge to continue their ongoing struggle for the achievement of their right to self determination and for the freedom of occupied ...

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  • LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday issued a second notice to the Punjab government in a petition seeking directions for the government to establish burn units and appoint trained staff to avoid Ahmadpur Sharqia like incident which claimed lives of at least 190 people. Justice Muhammad Sajid ...

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  • The head of Supreme Court’s Joint Investigation Team, Wajid Zia has hired his cousin to probe Sharif family in Panama Papers case, The Nation has learnt. Sources close to the development say that Akhtar Riaz Raja is associated with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and runs a private firm by the ...

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  • A journalist working with The Nation as staff reporter was picked up in wee hours of Sunday in a raid by unidentified people at his residence in Karachi’s Bar Association Society in the area of Sachal Police Station. Staff reporter Abdullah Zafar was picked up by plain clothes men from his ...

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  • LAHORE: Justice Abdul Sami Khan of Lahore High Court on Friday directed the police to complete their investigation regarding Ayesha and her two-year-old son’s disappearance and adjourned the hearing till July 12. During the hearing, the police asked for some more days for investigation upon ...

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  • Majid Nizami, April 3, 1928 – July 26, 2014, the publisher of Nawa-i-Waqt Group of Publications of Pakistan, died on Ramazan 27 three years ago. Nawa-i-Waqt newspaper was founded by Majid's older brother, Hameed Nizami (October 3, 1915-February 22, 1962) in 1940. Majid Nizami was in the field ...

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  • The Lahore High Court on Thursday temporarily allowed an internationally NGO to resume its operations in Pakistan. Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah suspended the order of the home department banning Taang Wasaib organisation from functioning on the charges of receiving funding from foreign ...

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  • Provincial Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said that minorities have played a pivotal role in the creation and development of Pakistan. He expressed these views while meeting with MPAs Shehzad Munshi and Kanji Ram. He said that the Punjab government will ...

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