FAIZAN ALI WARRAICH

  • TLAHORE - A special committee formed by the Supreme Court on Orange Line found multiple loopholes in protection of monuments and directed LDA, Auqaf, Nespak to finish their tasks. The committee on Tuesday visited General Post Office building, Shah Chiragh Mazar and Mosque, Supreme Court Registry, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Sunday said political careers of former president Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had ended. He said one was serving his jail term and other would be following him soon. The minister made it ...

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  • TLAHORE - India should end killings in Held Kashmir to bring peace to the region, British scholar on South Asia Dibyesh Anand said. “Delhi holds elections in the Occupied Valley just to legalizing their ‘control’ on Kashmir,” he said while speaking at a session on ...

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  • TLAHORE - Noted academic Major retired Geoffrey Douglas Langlands laid to rest at a graveyard on Jail Road Monday. Langlands had breathed his last after a brief illness at a local hospital in Lahore last week. He was 101. The ex-serviceman of the British Army chose to stay in Pakistan after the ...

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  • TLAHORE - A long-running dispute of Okara Military Farms comprising 17,000 acres of land has ‘almost been settled’ between tenants and Pakistan Army, a top NCHR official has claimed. Punjab Member of National Commission on Human Rights (NCHR) Kishwar Shaheen Awan told The Nation that the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistanis paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah on his 142nd birth anniversary on twitter on Tuesday. The Quaid was born on December 25, 1876, in Karachi. Twitterati used hashtag #HappyBirthdayQuaid, #Mr.Jinnah, #JinnahDay and #QuaideAzam to express ...

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  • TLAHORE - Sale of used winter clothes at city’s main Landa Bazaar has reached its peak. Landa Bazaar is the place where people can buy used imported clothes at cheaper rates. Most of the shopkeepers here are from Peshawar, tribal areas and Quetta. It consists of different markets, including ...

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  • TLAHORE - A crisis has emerged after an operation against slums in Johar Town by the Lahore Development Authority (LDA). The LDA retrieved 1,000 kanals of land from illegal occupants in Finance and Trade Centre Block near Expo Centre.     Slums dwellers claimed that LDA did not give ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore Development Authority launched the first phase of its operation against slums in Johar Town on Sunday and retrieved 1,000 kanals of land in the Finance and Trade Centre Block near Expo Centre. Slums are present in the vicinity of Johar Town without any education facilities, ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   The Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) held its second annual convention titled ‘Economic, Social Cultural Changes and the Problems Faced by Youth’ at Bakhtikhar Labour Hall on Saturday. PYA, a political union of students from across the country, was supposed to ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  The district administration is all set to take action against government officials involved in backing land grabbers.  Lahore Deputy Commissioner Saleha Saeed has directed Assistant Commissioner (Protocol) Asim Saleem to prepare a list of officials involved in ...

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  • TLAHORE - Labour leaders and rights activists have expressed hopes and fears about Punjab government’s new labour policy. In its Punjab Labour Policy 2018, the provincial government led by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has promised to simplify the existing labour laws, improve ...

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  • TLAHORE - Bustling and winding streets of Shah Alam Market, one of the main commercial hubs of the city, have been seeing a massive anti-encroachment drive led by the District Administration and Metropolitan Cooptation of Lahore for the last few days. The District Administration used the Shah Alam ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  The Punjab government is going to launch 'Punjab Labour Policy 2018' today with emphasis on simplifying the existing labour legislation, improving its enforcement through revamping inspection, and rationalisation of labour wages with a shift towards living fair wage. It ...

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  • TLAHORE - Helmet prices have almost doubled in the metropolis, as sales have surged after Lahore High Court’s orders to the City Traffic Police to implement the helmet law and make sure that both motorcyclists and pillion riders wear helmet. A normal range helmet is available in the market for ...

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  • TLAHORE - The annual chrysanthemum (translates Gul-e-Daudi) show kicked off at Jillani Park on Wednesday.  The event will last for a week. More than 200 varieties of chrysanthemums were put on display at the show organised by the Parks and Horticulture Authority. Flanked PHA Chairman Yasir ...

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  • TLAHORE - Five temporary shelters set up by the Punjab government for the homeless in the metropolis are not for women, as the administration has not received any standard operating procedures (SOPs) so far to run these shelters. According to sources, on the inauguration day of these shelters, two ...

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  • TLAHORE - Homeless people in Lahore, who were spending nights under the open sky in cold weather, will now get free meals and sleep in Panah Gahs (shelters) in Lahore. The tent shelters erected by the Punjab government are temporary and these are meant to serve the homeless till permanent structures ...

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  • TLAHORE - An event titled Nisaf Saddi Ka Qissa (story of a half century) was held at the Lahore Press Club on Saturday to pay tribute to senior journalist Hussain Naqi. At the ceremony, Lahore Press Club President Azam Chaudhry, Secretary Abdul Majeed Sajid, Imtiaz Alam and dozens of other ...

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  • TLAHORE - As the world celebrated Universal Children’s Day on Tuesday, Pakistan is still struggling with various issues associated with rights of the child. United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20 each year to promote ...

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  • TLAHORE - Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has said that Bottled Water Companies (BWCs) are extracting 90 million litres of water a day and now Agency is charging companies at the rate of Re 1 per litre for using the groundwater. It was revealed in a reply submitted by Wasa before the Supreme ...

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  • TLAHORE - Noted religious scholar and Ameer of the Tableeghi Jamaat Pakistan Haji Abdul Wahab passed away on Sunday morning after prolonged illness at the age of 96. He was laid to rest the same day in a Raiwind graveyard adjacent to Tableeghi Markaz (Headquarters) after Maghrib prayers. Late Haji ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   The government Thursday decided to reopen fitness centres and gyms in eight parks of the city after successful negotiations with gym representatives. Punjab Housing Minister Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed, Parks and Horticulture Authority Chairman Engineer Yasir Gillani, PHA vice ...

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  • TLAHORE - Information Technology experts have said that hackers of various bank accounts can be traced following close coordination among the relevant agencies to save the people from this online fraud. Tech experts stressed the need to build a comprehensive cyber security policy to counter ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab government on Monday removed Dr Umar Saif, founding chairman of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), and appointed Habib-ur-Rehman Gilani in his place. Saif served as head of the PITB for seven years. Before completion of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ...

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  • TLAHORE - In a dedicated Startup Hall located on the 9th floor of Arfa Karim Software Tower, 15 teams consisting of five to 10 people each are striving to make a mark in finding out solutions to Pakistan’s contemporary issues through technology. These teams have been selected after convincing ...

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  • TLAHORE - The official agency responsible for supplying quality drinking water to the people of Lahore claims that it is doing well what it is supposed to do. However, a survey conducted by The Nation in various areas of the metropolis shows no decrease in the use of bottled water in Lahore despite ...

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  • TLAHORE - A volatile situation on the second day of protests by the Tehreek Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah workers irked the citizens and restricted their movement within the city. Ghulam Hussain (42), a resident of Wahdat Road who runs his business in Abid Market, told The Nation that he could not find ...

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  • TLAHORE - Twitterati in daylong tweets on Wednesday showed full backing to Prime Minister Imran Khan and the State institutions against the elements who are in favour of agitation after the Supreme Court’s Wednesday verdict.  Immediately after Prime Minister Imran khan’s brief ...

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  • TLAHORE - Leading lawyer and human rights defender, Asma Jahangir, has posthumously been awarded United Nations Human Rights Prize 2018 and has become the fourth Pakistani having won this prize. The Pakistanis who won this award in previous decades were Begum Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan in 1978, former ...

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