FAIZAN ALI WARRAICH

  • TLAHORE - A lack of resources, manpower and non-compliance are the reasons obstructing the drive against encroachments in the city, says Lahore Lord Mayor Mubashir Javed. Talking to The Nation, he said, “Being mayor of largest city of Punjab I have an experience to fight against this mindset ...

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  • TLAHORE - It would be an overnight change in Lahore, a city of 11.13 million people, if Supreme Court’s orders on ban on commercialisation in the metropolis are implemented. A two-member bench consisting of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan on Sunday banned ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  All the Twitter accounts of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s spouse Bushra Bibi are fake even they are followed by thousands of people. PTI Deputy Information Secretary Sarah Ahmed confirmed to The Nation that first lady is not holding any official Twitter or Facebook ...

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  • TLAHORE - The International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances was marked on Thursday.  Tweeterati used the social networking with #EnforcedDisappearances and #DhunKarLao hashtags. According to the National Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances, there are 1,815 ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led Punjab government has no twitter account to disseminate information to people about day-to-day affairs of the provincial government. The provincial government has not even access to previously verified twitter account @GovtOfPunjab, which has ...

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  • TLAHORE - Hours after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan took oath as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan, his verified twitter account was updated as ‘Prime Minister of Pakistan’ and Twitterati came out with thousands of tweets congratulating the Kaptaan. It was like a festival on ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistanis on Twitter lambasted ‘Imran Khan is Pakistan’s Trump’ comment made by Trevor Noah, host of popular American comedy show ‘The Daily Show’. Noah, a comedian who often found himself in controversies, has a huge fan following globally. Noah’s ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  PTI nominee for Punjab governorship Ch Sarwar said police reforms are the biggest challenge.  Addressing a reception ceremony on Wednesday at a local hotel, the former Punjab governor said the PTI will depoliticise all the institutions. Ch Sarwar thanked Imran Khan and all ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan has rich cultural diversity and our focus is on giving admission to students from Balochistan and Sindh in all disciplines, says Institute of Art and Culture Vice Chancellor Prof Sajida Vendal. Off 4 KM on Raiwind Road the Institute of Art and Culture (IAC) 20-acre campus has been ...

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  • TLAHORE - The district administration on Friday declared The Mall a “model road” and banned spitting and littering on the historical artery of the city. The ban will be effective from August 7. The administration warned violators will be punished with fine up to Rs1,000 as part of ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Metropolitan Corporation Lahore approved more than Rs 10 billion budget amid protest from opposition which torn the budget copies.  The session was held on Monday at Town Hall with Speaker Rao Suhabuddin in the chair.  Opposition leader Afif Saddique was denied the right to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Voters and candidates were highly perturbed over the largest technological malfunction in the country as they waited till late night for unofficial and unverified results. The system chocked as Result Transmission System (RTS), a mobile application, built to transmit the Form-45 (final ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Political and religious party’s leaders, supporters and Tweeterati shared polling day activities on the social media, terming it the victory of Pakistan for conducting peaceful elections. People expressed their grief and anger on Facebook and Twitter posts in the wake of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Political and religious parties have intensified their campaigns adopting new and innovative ways to reach out to masses for securing their votes. Social media usage is on the top of the political campaigns as social networking sites (Twitter and Facebook) are heavily being used where ...

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  • TLAHORE:  -  The district administration wrote a letter to Pakistan Muslims League-Nawaz saying the PML-N has not applied for permission to hold Jalsa/rallies at particular venue within prescribed time limit. Deputy Commissioner Anwarul Haq in a letter to Khawaja Imran Nazir, Secretary ...

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  • TLAHORE - Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz’s journey from Heathrow Airport in London to Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore via Abu Dhabi remained top trend on twitter with the hashtag “Sher Aya Sher Aya”. Thousands of twitter users, ...

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  • TLAHORE - The historic Pak Tea House, which was once known for its literary activities, had was closed in 2000 and then reopened in 2013. Five years later, in 2018, literary activities at Pak Tea House are once again feared to be coming to an end. The new administration of Pak Tea House took ...

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  • T­LAHORE  -  The PML-N workers in the City registered a very low key protest on the conviction verdict against the former Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son in law, Capt (r) Safdar. The life in City remained as usual and at nowhere a notable ...

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  • TLAHORE - As heavy rain paralyzed the city on Tuesday, Lahorites decried poor performance of the city administration, Wasa and the Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC). The flooded streets of the city presented the picture of Venice. People used social media to express their anger -- posted ...

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  • TLAHORE - As candidates of various political parties have geared up their election campaigns in the city, the District Administration of Lahore has launched an aggressive campaign to remove political banners, flyers and posters from the streets and main roads and clear the walls covered with ...

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  • TLAHORE: - Sikh pilgrims from India and elsewhere in the world concluded their ceremonies with regard to Ranjit Singh’s 179th death anniversary at Gurdwara Dera Sahib near Lahore Fort on Friday. Pilgrims are leaving for India on a special train on Saturday.  Balwindar Singh representing ...

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  • TLAHORE - An uptown cafe in a posh area that charges about three times higher than what other facilities charge for the same menu was found drying its wooden trays in a washroom, something unbelievable given the apparent standard of its service to customers. The Punjab Food Authority found this ...

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  • TLAHORE - Families are now heading to city’s markets for Eid shopping to avoid the last-minute rush. A larger number of people is visiting city’s markets – Liberty, MM Alam Road, Allama Iqbal Town, The Mall, Township Market, Wapda Town, Anarkali Bazaar, Chowk Yatim Khana, DHA, ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Price Control Committee and 115 price control magistrates have failed to maintain quality and prices of fruits and vegetables at Ramazan bazaars operating in the city. Sunday Ramazan bazaars offered low quality fruits to the masses, which decried unavailability of quality fruits, as ...

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  • TLAHORE - A total of 48 people have so far been arrested and 17 imprisoned for violating the Ehtram-e-Ramazan Ordinance promulgated in 1981 Sub-clause of Section 4 of the Ehteram-e-Ramaza Ordinance 1981 under which the detentions have been ordered states “Whoever contravenes provisions of ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Price Control Committee and price control magistrates have failed to rein in profiteers in the holy month of Ramazan. On Tuesday, banana was sold at Rs140 to Rs220 in the open market as well as Ramazan bazaars. Apricot was sold at Rs140 both in open market and at Ramazan bazaars ...

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  • TLAHORE - Around 40 students from Pakistan and India learnt about each other’s culture at a session organised by Aaghaz-e-Dosti in connection with the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. It was 15th classroom connect programme of Aaghaz-e-Dosti, which is working for ...

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  • TLAHORE - Activists raised voice for inclusion of gypsies in the Punjab Human Rights Policy 2018 at a seminar here on Friday. A big number of gypsies lives along the bank of River Ravi. These people live in most deplorable conditions and usually do not have even national identity cards. Neither ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab government has conducted test run of Orange Line Metro Train, but it has yet to get endorsement of Unecso for the project. The 42nd convention of the World Heritage Committee will take this issue up at a meeting in Bahrain next month. According to documents, the government has ...

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  • TLAHORE - The sit-in by 15 visually-impaired persons entered the seventh day on Friday. The sit-in is being staged on the track of the Metro Bus Service in the scorching heat of May and the holy month of fasting. The protesters are demanding implementation of job quota for special persons. Hafiz ...

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