Iqtidar Gilani

  • 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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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Assembly on Friday unanimously passed two bills including the one relating to compulsory education of Holy Quran up to matriculation. The House witnessed complete chaos following refusal of Law Minister Rana Sannah to tender apology on indecent remarks against female workers of ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Punjab Assembly on Wednesday witnessed rare incident of adjournment of session without taking up a single item on agenda on private members day. Interestingly, it was a treasury member this time who pointed quorum in a bid to rescue the law minister who was under fire due ...

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  • TLAHORE - NA-125 (Lahore), won by PML-N leader Khwaja Saad Rafique defeating PTI's Hamid Khan and PPP's Naveed Chaudhry in 2013, is by and large presenting the same picture as at the time of election about five years ago. The constituency is clearly divided in two halves: the most affluent ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Assembly on Friday witnessed rare incident of passage of a bill in violation of set tradition of referral to relevant standing committee. Treasury bulldozed the traditional legislative process to pass The Punjab (Regularization of Service) Bill 2018 to allow regularizing ...

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  • TLAHORE - Excessive groundwater extraction in Kahoon Valley has changed the scenario at Katas Raj and now water is pumped into the pond that was previously catering to needs of nearby localities and loquat orchards. The spring continued catering to water needs of nearby localities for centuries, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Health workers called off protest on Friday after the government accepted demand of scale upgrade and service structure, returning normalcy at The Mall and adjoining arteries. Hundreds of Lady Health Supervisors (LHSs) and Lady Health Workers (LHWs) were staging a sit in outside Punjab ...

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  • TLAHORE - Following tug of war for top party leadership in Karachi, the Punjab chapter of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan is also facing the same situation, as a result of which its future in the country's biggest province seems bleak. It is divided into two factions, one continuing loyalties with ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Assembly on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution condemning suicide attack on a police picket in Raiwind. The House witnessed rare scene of both the opposition and the treasury legislators becoming one voice on the issue of delimitation of constituencies. Law Minister Rana ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Assembly Wednesday unanimously passed the first-ever Sikh Marriage Act in the world, also making it the first private member’s bill adopted by the present legislature. The house also set the record of passing nine bills in a single day, the most important being the Punjab ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Assembly on Tuesday adopted two resolutions of public interest, including demand of giving ownership rights to residents of slums and setting up reservoirs for coping with water scarcity. Opposition staged a walkout for not allowing an out of turn resolution against increase in ...

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  • TLAHORE - The people who suffered from swine flu recently are more prone to dengue. Alarmed over the prevailing scenario, healthcare providers have suggested research to find causes and possible solution to save people from falling prey to deadly viral diseases one after the other.  As the ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution unanimously, urging the federal government to bring necessary amendments to the ordinance to check misuse of powers by National Accountability Bureau. Following the walkout of the opposition on the issue of alleged corruption in Multan ...

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  • TLAHORE - Rumpus at Punjab Assembly on the issue of promotion of arrested bureaucrat Ahad Khan Cheema and disappearance of Faisal Subhan led to adjournment of session without taking up any item on the agenda on Monday. Opposition legislators tore apart copies of agenda and staged a strong protest in ...

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  • TLAHORE - Uproar on the issue of promotion of arrested bureaucrat Ahad Khan Cheema led to adjournment of Punjab Assembly session on Friday without taking up a single item on agenda. Before the start of proceedings during Question Hour, opposition legislator Dr Nausheen Hasmid drew attention of the ...

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  • TLAHORE -  Punjab Assembly on Tuesday passed two resolutions of public interest including the one demanding issuance of diplomatic passports to MPAs for five years on the pattern of MNAs. On private members day, two out of five resolutions on agenda were passed, two were disposed of while that ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Assembly on Friday passed a resolution unanimously to condole death of noted lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir. The treasury managed to present the University of Sialkot and the University of Narowal Bill in the house before adjournment of session due to lack of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Scattered rain, continuously blowing wind, isolated hailstorm and snowfall over the hills increased chill in weather on Monday. Rain disturbed routine life by causing inundation, massive traffic jams and frequent power shutdowns. Rain-thunderstorm, snowfall over the hills associated with ...

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  • TLAHORE - Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has said that sugar mills were bound to pay price of sugarcane to growers within 15 days after the issuance of CPR. Responding to a question raised by Jamat-e-Islami legislator Dr Waseem Akhtar on a point of order at Punjab Assembly on Thursday, he said that ...

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  • TLAHORE - Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital is just one institution with certain capacity that cannot cater to the requirements of such huge number of cancer patients diagnosed annually in Pakistan, said Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SKMCH Dr Faisal Sultan. “More than 150,000 case of ...

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  • TLAHORE -  The Punjab Assembly on Tuesday adopted three resolutions of public interest including launching public awareness about seasonal influenza, providing free transport facilities to disabled persons and elderly people and stringent action against aerial firing and fireworks in marriage ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution unanimously, expressing solidarity with Kashmiris fighting for their right to self-determination as per UN resolutions. Legislators from both sides of the political divide levelled allegations and counter allegations against top leadership ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Assembly witnessed rare incident of adjournment of session after brief proceedings for 35 minutes on Friday, not due to lack of quorum but completion of agenda. The session started one hour and 50 minutes beyond the schedule time with Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal in the chair. ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Punjab Assembly witnessed a chaos on Thursday after the treasury not allowed the opposition to bring an out-of-turn resolution on recent increase in petroleum prices. Amid sloganeering from both sides of the political divide, the chair adjourned the session till Friday (today) at ...

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  • TLAHORE - Blanketed by fog, plains of the country including Lahore remained in the grip of cold wave on Monday with experts predicting the prevailing conditions to persist during the next 2-3 days. Dense fog disrupted road, air and rail traffic. Excessive usage of gas at offices and homes led to low ...

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  • TLAHORE - Fog revisited plains including Lahore on Friday, disturbing routine life by hampering vehicular movement on inter and intra city routes besides affecting flight operation and schedule of trains. Lesser duration of sunshine, snowfall over the hills and winds increase chill in weather by ...

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