Iqtidar Gilani

  • TLAHORE  -  Speaker-in-waiting Ch Pervaiz Elahi has expressed the resolve of conducting proceedings of the Punjab Assembly in a way that no one could raise question about his impartiality. Talking to the media outside the PA on Wednesday, former custodian of the House and chief executive ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has achieved the distinction of becoming the only party head to win National Assembly seats in three federating units and the federal capital. Before him, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairperson Benazir Bhutto was the ...

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  • TLAHORE  -   Use of controversial Result Transmission System (RTS) for timely transfer of election results from polling stations to Returning Officers (ROs) and Election Commission of Pakistan even after its failure in 2013 has put question mark on wisdom of people managing affairs of ...

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  • TLAHORE - The PML-N maintained its supremacy in Lahore, wining 10 out of 14 National Assembly and 22 out of 30 provincial assembly seats. PML-N’s Malik Riaz won elections from NA-123, defeating PTI’s Mehar Wajid Azeem. In NA-124, PML-N’s Hamza Shahbaz defeated PTI’s ...

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  • TLAHORE - A close contest is expected between Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Sheikh Rohail Asghar and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Ijaz Diyal with the former having edge over his rival candidate in NA-128. Though Asif Ashraf Jalali having support of Tehreek Labaik Pakistan is also in the ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Teachers at private educational institutions have been put on standby after training to perform election duty in case of any emergency. Though Returning Officers have managed to fulfill the requirements of polling day by hiring the services of required number of employees from ...

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  • TLAHORE - Parts of the country including Lahore received rainfall of varying intensities on Friday, bringing life to a standstill by causing urban flooding, massive traffic jams and power shutdowns. The rains, however, provided much needed respite to the people from the prevailing muggy ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  The city received 38mm rain Thursday, disturbing routine life by causing urban flooding, traffic jams, power shutdowns and water shortage. Overcast conditions, continuously blowing winds and intermittent rains caused considerable decrease in the mercury level, providing much ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  A close contest awaits NA-126 where old rivals - Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz)’s Mehar Ishtiaq Ahmed and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Barrister Hamad Azhar - have locked horns for winning July 25 battle. Unlike last outing, it will not be smooth sailing for Mehar ...

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  • T­LAHORE - A close contest is expected between PML-N’s Rana Mubashir Iqbal and PTI’s Zaheer Abbas Khokhar in NA-134 constituency, a blend of posh housing schemes, semi urban and rural areas. Although 11 candidates are in the race to win confidence of majority vote from NA-134, the ...

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  • TLAHORE - As rules become a hurdle in posting of Dr Ali Razzaq as director general of Health Services on a permanent basis, health managers are considering the alternative of giving him additional charge of the lucrative slot. The secretary for Primary and Secondary Healthcare recently ...

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  • TLAHORE - Parts of the country including Lahore received rainfall of varying intensities on Wednesday with experts predicting the wet spell to continue intermittently during the next 24 hours. Rain-thundershower with gusty winds occurred at a number of places in upper/central Punjab, Islamabad and ...

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  • TExperts have forecast the wet spell to continue intermittently during the next couple of days. Rain-thundershower with gusty winds occurred on Tuesday in Lahore, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir and at isolated places in Malakand and Hazara.   According to the ...

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  • TLAHORE - In the run-up to the July 25 polls, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has lost support of important pirdoms in the province, significantly curtailing its right wing vote in a number of constituencies. The PML-N emerged victorious in the last general elections in Punjab with influential ...

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  • TLAHORE - The city received scattered rains on Tuesday, providing much needed relief to the heat stricken people. After a hot day, strong winds started blowing in the evening that followed by steady rains. Windstorm and rains provided relief to the people from the prevailing hot weather by causing ...

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  • TLAHORE - Local bodies are working across the country, putting a question mark on transparency of upcoming general elections. There was no need of taking such decision at the time of 2013 polls due to non-existence of local governments. However, vibrant local bodies were made dysfunctional at ...

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  • TLAHORE - Speakers at a ceremony have stressed the need of raising awareness about blood donation and screening of intending couples before marriage for thalassaemia. Pakistan Red Crescent Punjab Provincial Chapter arranged the ceremony in connection with World Blood Donors Day. Director Blood ...

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  • T   LAHORE : The Punjab Healthcare Commission on Thursday got registered cases against persons involved in attacking the raiding teams.  When officers of the PHC were travelling back in their official vehicle from Gujjar Colony Chandaroy Road after sealing businesses of quacks, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Returning Officer on Wednesday reserved decision on nomination papers of Maryam Nawaz for NA-125 following objections raised by her rival candidate Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Dr Yasmin Rashid. The RO will announce decision on June 18. Former prime minister’s daughter Maryam ...

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  • TLAHORE - PML-N leader and daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz obtained nomination papers from two National Assembly constituencies in Lahore on Wednesday for her entry in electoral politics in upcoming general elections scheduled for July 25. Besides securing nomination ...

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  • TLAHORE - Windstorm and rains lashed parts of the country including Lahore on Tuesday, uprooting trees, felling roofs and walls of dilapidated buildings, causing urban flooding, massive traffic jams and hours long power outages. High velocity winds and rains caused tripping of more than 450 ...

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  • TLAHORE: Plains of the country including Lahore remained in the grip of the severe heat wave on Monday with frequent outages and water shortage adding to the woes of heat stricken people. Experts have predicted the prevailing heat wave to persist during the current week. Dadu remained the hottest ...

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  • TLAHORE - The election schedule for July 25 general polls is a departure from the May 2013 election plan in terms of days given for filing nomination papers and appeals against decisions of returning officers. It is also for the first time that the schedule has been announced before completion of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Whether the general elections can be held or not on July 25, the date set by the president, has become a question mark due to litigation on delimitations in a number of districts and introduction of new nomination papers in accordance with the parliament decision, a move the Election ...

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  • TLAHORE - Plains of the country, including Lahore, remained in the grip of severe heat on Tuesday with massive outages adding to woes of heat-stricken people. Experts are seeing no relief from harsh weather conditions due to a lack of significant rains during the next 2-3 days.  In Lahore, ...

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  • TLAHORE - NA-119 (Lahore), won by PML-N leader Hamza Shehbaz Sharif by defeating PTI's Muhammad Khan Madni in 2013, is by and large presenting the same picture as at the time of election about five years ago. The constituency, considered a stronghold of the ruling PML-N, comprises localities in the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Assembly witnessed rumpus of worst order on Thursday with treasury and opposition legislators resorting to physical clash following exchange of highly obnoxious remarks. The House presented picture of battlefield wherein members from both sides of the political divide resorted to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Most of the diabetes patients can fast after consulting physicians, say top endocrinologists in the country. Diabetes patients need regular meals, water and medicines (oral or insulin) to keep sugar level within normal range. Change in pattern of meals and fluid intake for fasting can ...

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  • TLAHORE - On the directives of Punjab CM, Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department has abolished fee of all clinical investigations/tests in outsourced laboratories of public health facilities for current fiscal year. According to a notification, Secretary P&SH Ali Jan Khan has directed ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Half of population in Pakistan is at high risk of getting diabetes, say experts. Scientific survey has revealed alarming figures with 50 per cent of population found to be obese, which is a major cause of diabetes. “This real time research survey provides the most ...

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