Horse and Cattle Show

LAHORE - The National Horse and Cattle Show has marked the start of spring season, bringing happiness and prosperity to farmers, industrialists and general public, President Mamnoon Hussain said on Thursday while inaugurating the show held at Fortress Stadium, after a long gap of 11 years.The ...

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  • LHC judge retires

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE - Justice Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi of the Lahore High Court retired on reaching age of superannuation on Thursday. A send-off ceremony was held in judges’ lounge of the LHC attended by all judges stationed at principal seat. Chief Justice Khwaja Imtiaz Ahmad presented a souvenir and a ...

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  • CM very hopeful after KSA visit

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    LAHORE - Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that there are strong historical, cultural and brotherly relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and the ties between both countries will further strengthen by the recent visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the kingdom.“The glorious ...

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  • Qadri calls polls drama

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    LAHORE - Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chairman Dr Tahirul Qadri has said a match-fixing show was on display in the shape of Senate elections. He said that an ordinance was issued by the president in the dark of the night which has exposed the importance of the parliament.In a statement, he said the ...

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  • Six new faces reach the upper house

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    LAHORE - Out of the 11 Senators-elect from Punjab, six are making their first entry to the upper house for a period of six years.Ch Tanvir Khan, Syed Nihal Hashmi, General Abdul Qayyum, Dr Ghaus Khan Niazi, and Ayesha Raza are the new faces going to represent the PML-N in the Senate. While the rest ...

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  • PML-N sweeps Senate election with 11 seats

    , By Sajid Zia

    LAHORE  - In the midst of  allegations of rigging and mismanagement by PPP, Senate elections for 11 seats in Punjab were held in a peaceful atmosphere and without any interruption in the Punjab Assembly Committee Room here on Thursday.In the PML-N dominated house of 371 members, the party ...

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  • PTI preparing for local bodies’ polls

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    LAHORE - PTI Punjab Political Board has decided to form district committees in the province with the purpose of making preparations for the local bodies’ polls to be held this year.The Board meeting was held at party’s provincial secretariat with PTI Punjab president Ijaz Chaudhary in ...

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  • Train crushes man to death

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    LAHORE  - A 30-year-old man was crushed to death under a train near railways crossing in Shahdara Town on early Thursday, police and rescue workers said. The Edhi Ambulance service shifted the body to the morgue. The deceased, unidentified so far, was lying crushed to death near the railways ...

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  • Dacoity accused escapes police custody

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    LAHORE - A man accused of dacoity on Thursday managed to escape police custody after a single bench of the Lahore High Court dismissed his bail petition. Mukhtar alias Bodo, the suspect, had filed the bail application in an FIR registered against him for his alleged involvement in dacoity in Okara ...

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  • Obituary

    LAHORE - Farooq Khan, chairman, Imperial Carpets and a well-known personality of the city, passed away on Thursday. His funeral prayers will be offered at 1pm on Friday (today) at Khalid Masjid, Cavalry Ground.

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  • More rain forecast

    , By Our Staff Reporter

    LAHORE  - After scattered rain in the provincial capital and other parts of the province on Thursday, the metrological office has forecast more rains for various parts of the country including Punjab from Friday to Monday.Spokesman for the Met Office said that scattered rain with thunderstorm ...

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  • Resolution against military courts

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    LAHORE - The newly-elected body of Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) on Thursday adopted a resolution against establishment of military courts. The bar announced to observe ‘black day’ on every week as a protest against the said courts. The bar took this decision during general ...

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  • Expats Commissions set up across Punjab

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    LAHORE - The Punjab government has established District Overseas Pakistanis Commission Committees all over the province and nominated elected representatives as chairpersons of the said committees. These committees will be helpful for the Overseas Pakistani to redressal of their local grievances ...

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  • FIA AND THE CUSTOMISED SMUGGLING

    , By Amraiz Khan

    LAHORE  - FIA and Customs authorities have been locking horns over their part in stopping smuggling, TheNation has learnt.The Federal Investigation Agency has started swoop on spurious drugs and other smuggled goods and tried to grill some Customs Officers after blaming them for supporting ...

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  • KBD opposers receiving Indian funding: MPA

    , By Iqtidar Gilani

    LAHORE - Punjab Assembly passed Temporary Residents Information Bill on Wednesday amid opposition’s walkout for not being allowed to present amendments due to technical reasons.During the Question Hour on Irrigation, Dr Wassem Akhtar said that the rulers initiated only those schemes that ...

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  • Nadra ordered to verify NA-122 votes

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    LAHORE - Accepting an application of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chief Imran Khan, the Election Tribunal on Wednesday ordered Nadra to verify thumb impressions of voters in alleged matter of rigging in NA-122, the constituency from where Sardar Ayaz Sadiq was elected as MNA. Tribunal Judge Kazim Ali ...

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  • Police probing IS letter to UET

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    LAHORE - Police security was stepped up around the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) in Lahore on Wednesday after the administration received a threatening letter sent by the militant group, Islamic State (IS). Police have also launched a security sweep in the adjacent localities to ...

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  • Horse & Cattle Show from today

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    LAHORE - After a decade long gap, the Horse and Cattle Show is going to resume with its four-days-long festivities at Fortress Stadium from Thursday (today). The government has ordered the security agencies to ensure foolproof arrangements in order to hold the festival under peaceful and secure ...

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  • ‘Govt no more needs Reefer Container for CM’

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    LAHORE - Punjab government submitted para-wise comments on Wednesday in the court of Lahore High Court Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza and withdrew the summary moved by the S&GAD department for purchasing of Rs3.35 million “Reefer Container” for serving food to the chief minister and ...

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  • Cop ends life

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    LAHORE - A police constable ended his life by swallowing poisonous pills at his house in Nawan Kot, police sources said on Wednesday. Resident of Chowk Yateem Khana, Sohail Ahmed took poisonous pills under mysterious circumstances at his house. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced as ...

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  • All set for Senate elections

    , By Sajid Zia

    LAHORE - Everything is in order for the election to 11 Senate seats of Punjab at the Provincial Assembly here on Thursday (today).Polling for the Senate election will be held at the Committee Room of the Punjab Assembly from 9am to 4pm. The Assembly premises have been declared polling station, ...

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  • LHC upholds conviction in Sialkot case

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    LAHORE - A division bench of the Lahore High Court on Wednesday dismissed appeals of 13 convicts awarded death sentence and life-imprisonment for lynching two brothers in Sialkot district back in 2010. The court also acquitted nine police officials, giving them benefit of doubt. At the outset of ...

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  • Punjab govt defying court orders on pensioners’ case

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    LAHORE - The Pensioners Association Punjab has accused the Punjab government of defying court orders regarding restoration of full pension to the pensioners aged 75 and above as decided by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. On retirement, the government pensioners are entitled to get pensions and ...

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  • Uplift schemes being executed speedily: CM

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    LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that projects aimed at progress and development and provision of basic amenities to the masses are being completed expeditiously. He expressed these views while talking to a PML-N delegation in Islamabad, on Wednesday. He said that the policy ...

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