City Desk

  • TLahore - The seventh edition of the Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) continued attracting literature lovers on the second day on Saturday. The day 2 dawned with launch of ‘From Kargil to the Coup: Events that Shook Pakistan’ by Nasim Zehra and culminated with a documentary titled ...

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  • TCHAMAN:- Frontier Corps Balochistan and intelligence agencies arrested two terrorists in a joint search operation alongwith arms and ammunitions in Chaman area of District Qillah Abdullah on Friday morning. A FC spokesman told media that FC and intelligence agencies also recovered seven homemade ...

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  • TRAWALPINDI - A massive blast near Rawalpindi’s Sabzi Mandi in Peer Wadhai has left at least 23 dead and over 40 people injured. According to sources the origin of the explosion was a fruit carton, which had been planted near the fruit market. Around five kilograms' worth of ...

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  • TIslamabad – A massive explosion, believed to be courtesy six kilograms’ worth of explosions, shook Faizabad flyover earlier in the morning, moments after former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf and his convoy crossed the flyover, reports reveal. The former army chief was in the ...

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  • TLahore: Renowned TV anchor and editor Raza Rumi’s car was fired at tonight near Raja Market, a private TV channel reported. The driver couldn’t survive, after reaching the hospital severely wounded and critically injured, while Rumi is fortunately safe. At 8:55 pm tonight Raza Rumi ...

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  • T LAHORE –In connection with the Khadim-e-Ala Ujaala Programme, a special ceremony of Solar-energy Lamps Distribution was held as Govt. College Township Lahore on Monday.The ceremony was presided over by Professor Dr Muhammad Ijaz Butt, Principal Govt College Township, Lahore. Shaista Parvez ...

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  • T LAHORE  – A book titled ‘Hameed Akhtar’, consisting on his columns published in different Urdu dailies, has been dished out. The book which published under the umbrella of Qalam Foundation International has been written by seasonal writer Allama Abdus Sattar Asim.The book ...

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  • T LAHORE - Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) Director General Dr Rizwan Naseer has urged the cadets to maintain standards of emergency service. He was addressing over 602 cadets at Emergency Services Academy on Friday. These cadets are being trained for establishment of Rescue 1122 at Tehsil ...

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  • T LAHORE – The imposition of governor rule in Balochistan could not heal the wounds of Quetta bombings as the carnage sore continues rankling the nation.On the third night of protest by Hazaras and the people at large across the country, Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Asharf ousted the utterly ...

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  • T LAHORE – Mir Muhammad Ashraf, father of Ex-MNA and former District Naib Nazim Farooq Amjad Mir, laid to rest at a local graveyard in Defence Housing Society on Wednesday. A large number of people attended the funeral. The Rasm-e-Qul of the deceased will be held today (Thursday) at 1:30pm at ...

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  • T LAHORE - Lahore Garrison Education System (LGES) acknowledged it’s high achievers in a ceremony held at Army Public School and College for Girls (Azam Garrison) on Friday. LGES Chairman Major General Liaqat Ali was the chief guest. He praised the efforts of the students and congratulated ...

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  • T LAHORE – A seminar on “Foreign aid, debt crisis and our responsibilities” here the other day was held at Government College Township which was chaired by Sartaj Aziz, Former Finance and Foreign Minister, Vice Chancellor Beaconhouse University and presided by the principal of the ...

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  • T LAHORE – Homage was paid on Thursday to Major Shabbir Sharif, a valiant warrior who displayed unparallel courage while defending the motherland and embraced martyrdom on December 6 at Sulemanki Sector in the 1971 war. He earned the highest gallantry award of Nishan-e-Haider. According to ...

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  • TThe College of Art and Design of University of the Punjab is organising a landscapes’ exhibition at the Contemporary Painting Gallery of Lahore Museum. Being curated Dr Rahat Naveed Masud and Dr Barbara Schmitz, the display will comprise cityscapes and related conceptual paintings. The 40-day ...

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  • T LAHORE - The Seeds of Peace’s two and a half days mock parliament ended at a local school here on Sunday, according to a press release. Mock parliament was a simulation of the House of Representatives of the US Congress. Fifty-five students from 19 government, semi-government and private ...

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  • T LAHORE - The second phase of four-day Raiwind Tablighi Ijtima ended on high note on Sunday with heartfelt prayers in the morning.On the last day of the spiritual gathering in Raiwind, in the suburbs of Lahore, thousands of attendees left for their homes after an hour long dua led by an Indian ...

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  • TThe Hameed Nizami Press Institute of Pakistan is will organise a seminar on “Urdu as National and Official Language – Status and Role of Media” at HNPIP Auditorium near China Chowk on Majid Nizami Road on Tuesday. Former  minister Sardar Assef Ahmad Ali will preside over the ...

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  • T LAHORE - Seeds of Peace is organising a two and a half day event called “Mock Parliament” at a school here from Friday till Sunday, according to a press release. Fifty-five students from 19 government, semi-government and private schools of Lahore will participate in the event. This ...

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  • T Lahore - Noted Pakistani artist Jimmy Engineer is currently paying  another goodwill visit to Sri Lanka to promote soft, moderate, progressive image of the country  through his art.According to a message received here from Sri Lanka, an exhibition of selected paintings of Jimmy Engineer ...

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  • TThe City Traffic Police have launched an ambulance service to provide emergency treatment to on-duty wardens.  The initiative was taken by the Chief Traffic Officer Capt (r) Suhail Ch on the demand of wardens, said a press release. The ambulance would be available round the clock. The CTO also ...

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  • TLAHORE - Participants of Waqt News Programme 'Barwaqt have termed formation of new provinces on lingual basis a conspiracy and said that this was being done to malign Punjab government which neither Pakistan nor democracy can afford at this juncture of time. There should be consideration for new ...

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