Ashraf Javed

  • TLAHORE       -          In a major reshuffle, the Punjab government on Friday transferred dozens of senior officers including commissioners, deputy commissioners, and regional and district police officers. The latest ...

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  • TLAHORE         -         At least 10 people were wounded when an improvised explosive device exploded in an auto-rickshaw near Chauburji Quarters on Multan Road on Friday, police said. Police said a man had boarded the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Shoaib Dastgir, a grade-21 officer of the Police Service of Pakistan, took over as Punjab Police Inspector General on Thursday, following the abrupt transfer of Arif Nawaz Khan who was posted on the powerful position months ago. The new police chief is the sixth officer picked up by the ...

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  • TLAHORE            -        A woman killed her two children and attempted suicide at her parent’s house in Raiwind, police said on Friday. Rescue workers said the 27-year-old mother was shifted to ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab government has decided to start health profiling of teachers and students in a bid to curb the rising trend of narcotics abuse in educational institutes, officials said on Wednesday. The decision to conduct drug screening of students and faculty members in colleges and ...

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  • TLAHORE - A 35-year-old motorcyclist died when the metallic string of a stray kite slit open his throat near Mughalpura Flyover, police and rescue workers said on Sunday. Kite flying had been banned across the Punjab province since the sport turned deadly with people using strings coated with metal ...

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  • TLAHORE    -   The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal visited the NAB headquarters here on Thursday to get updates on the corruption cases, involving several members of the Sharif family. Director General Shahzad Saleem briefed the chairman ...

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  • TLAHORE - Market committees are robbing people in connivance with middlemen by creating artificial shortage of essential commodities in the open market, especially in Lahore and other big cities of the province. Several influential groups are virtually running day-to-day affairs of wholesale ...

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  • TLAHORE - Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad yesterday claimed that former president Asif Ali Zardari would start returning the looted wealth to the PTI-led government very soon. He went on to say that the PPP leader would sign plea-bargain within three to four months and then all ...

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  • TLAHORE - Like around the world, the Eid-e-Milad is being celebrated across the country today. The day dawns with prayers for peace and progress followed by 31 and 21 gun salutes in the federal and provincial capitals respectively. Demos of fireworks are also part of celebrations.  On the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Five people were killed and six others wounded in a brazen gun attack in Batapur, police said on Saturday.  The attackers fled instantly. Rescuers said three men died on the spot and two at the hospital.  Another six victims were shifted to Services Hospital with multiple ...

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  • TLAHORE - The first phase of the annual religious congregation concluded in Raiwind on Sunday with special prayers for the country and Muslims around the world. Renowned scholar Maulana Muhammad Ibrahim led the concluding prayer on Sunday morning. Hundreds of thousands of people attended the ...

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  • TLAHORE     -    Hundreds of prisoners languishing in jails across Punjab have been suffering from chronic diseases including TB, hepatitis, asthma and AIDS. Many of them badly need proper medical care but they have been left to die in prisons. A provincial official on ...

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  • TLAHORE - Leading lawyer Syed Qalb-e-Hassan, backed by late Asma Jahangir group, won elections for year 2019-20 of the Supreme Court Bar Association in a close contest. According to unofficial results announced in Lahore late Thursday, Shamim-ur-Rehman Malik of Hamid Khan group clinched the victory ...

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  • TLAHORE - Many shopkeepers reopened their businesses in Lahore on Wednesday evening as traders called off two-day countrywide strike following successful negotiations with the federal government over new tax policy. The shutter down strike began on Tuesday morning on the call given by All Pakistan ...

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  • TISLAMABAD/LAHORE - A two-day shutter-down strike against the controversial tax reforms by the government began on Tuesday, bringing the commercial activities to a standstill throughout the country. Most of the markets, shopping centres and shops remained shut in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Thousands of police are deployed in the city to maintain peace during the anti-government protest, dubbed as ‘freedom march’. The protesters demande resignation of PM Imran Khan will reach Islamabad on October 31. The patrol units in addition to Anti-Riot Force are put on their ...

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  • TLAHORE - Authorities are giving final touches to a beautification campaign as the first Orange Line Metro Train is all set to begin test run in the provincial metropolis this week. An official on Sunday told The Nation that the test run on the much-awaited transport project would be conducted on ...

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  • TLAHORE - Tens of thousands of police will be deployed across Punjab to tackle anti-government protests called by major opposition parties by the end of this month amid growing political uncertainty in the country. Just one week before the planned sit-in, the police department imposed a complete ban ...

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  • TLAHORE     -    Rights activists called for implementation of the Transgender Protection Act 2108 in letter and spirit to safeguard transgender rights in Pakistan, as the second edition of an international conference on human rights concluded in Lahore on ...

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  • TLAHORE    -   Distinguished speakers paid rich tributes to human rights champion Asma Jahangir for dedicating her life to service of  humanity, particularly marginalised communities. A good number of politicians, diplomats, lawyers, judges, journalists, activists, and ...

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  • TLAHORE    -   The second edition of Asma Jahangir Conference began under the aegis of AGHS Legal Aid Cell at a local hotel on Friday. The first-half of the pre-event conference was titled ‘Moving Closer to 2030 – SDGs, Gender Equality, and the Justice Gap. The ...

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  • TLAHORE     -   Many trade leaders in Lahore on Tuesday strongly opposed the call for a shutter down strike given by a group of traders on October 28th and 29th, and called for more consultation, unity, and a joint strategy to serve the cause of business community. A ...

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  • TLAHORE - The most populated Punjab province has become a safe haven for dacoits and thieves, as armed robberies reported by police have increase manifold. The new police data shows incidents of dacoities, robberies, burglary, auto-lifting, and cattle-theft have increased to an alarming extent ...

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  • TLAHORE    -   Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday categorically announced his party’s full support to the anti-government protest march, called by JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman as NAB arrested him in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. This clear-cut statement of ...

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  • TLAHORE    -   Four close aides to Jamaatud Dawa chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed were arrested during a counterterrorism operation somewhere in Punjab province on Thursday, an official said. The suspects arrested by CTD in the latest operation were identified as Prof Zafar Iqbal, ...

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  • TLAHORE - CCTV footage showing vehicle of former Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah moving on city roads shortly before his arrest went viral on social media on Wednesday. The video clips taken from high-tech cameras installed in Lahore as part of the Safe City Authority also contradicted the ...

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  • TLAHORE   -   Chief of Jamaat-e-Islami Siraj-ul-Haq on Sunday came down hard on Prime Minister Imran Khan over the worsening human rights situation in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. He said PM Imran Khan and his aides could not fight the case of Kashmir while sitting in the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Four police officials are facing murder charge after an alleged gambler died during a midnight raid on his house in Lahore’s Johar Town neighbourhood. Police said they raided the place after getting secret information that Ashfaq was running a gambling den at his house. The ...

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  • TLAHORE     -   The overall crime rate has swelled to an alarming level in the Punjab province during the first nine months of this year as compared to the previous. The latest police data shows that the incidents of armed robberies, auto-lifting, and cattle-theft are ...

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