OUR STAFF REPORT

  • TLAHORE - Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed has announced to run three new trains on immediate basis for the improvement of the department. He was addressing a press conference here at Rail Headquarters on Saturday. The minister informed that the railways had decided to operate three ...

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  • TLAHORE - DIG (Operations) Shehzad Akbar Saturday issued directives to crack down on kite-flying. All divisional SPs are told to ensure the ban o at any cost, said a press release. The directives follow CM Sardar Usman Buzdar’s notice of the death of a youngster in Bhaati Gate. A stray ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former federal minister of Commerce and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Humayun Akhtar Khan has started a door-to-door election campaign in NA-131 from Chungi Amar Saddhu main Bazaar area. The NA-131 Lahore seat had been won by Prime Minister Imran Khan, who beat Pakistan Muslim ...

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  • TLAHORE - Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Saturday staged protest in parts of the country against the sexual harassment of a lady doctor at Shaikh Zayed Hospital in Rahim Yar Khan. According to reports, the protesters closed OPDS of various hospitals in Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalpur and ...

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  • TLAHORE - Yaum-e-Ashur was observed on Friday with religious solemnity and reverence in the Punjab capital to pay tribute to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions for their supreme sacrifices. Processions were taken out in various parts of the city. Religious scholars shed light on the ...

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  • TLAHORE - The provincial government has decided to set up the Punjab Clean Air Commission to control pollution and smog. Recommendations and proposals in this regard were given in a meeting, chaired by Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar, here on Saturday by the departments concerned to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the new local government (LG) system will reflect public aspirations and the LG representatives will be empowered in a real sense. Presiding over a meeting to review in detail proposals regarding new LG system here on Saturday, he ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has said that parliaments of Asian countries could play active role to promote regional cooperation through intra-regional trade and economic links. Addressing the Mili- Majlis (Parliament) of the Azerbaijan on the eve of its 100th anniversary, ...

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  • TKARACHI - Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar on Saturday challenged the election results of NA-245 constituency, in which his ex-colleague Amir Liaquat Hussain won while contesting election at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) platform, held on July 25. Farooq who ...

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  • TLAHORE - Olomopolo Media’s most cherished production Likhay Jo Khatt Tujhay has become a fan favourite. Having been performed twice in Islamabad and Lahore, and once in Singapore, the dramatic reading of letters from Urdu literature comes to Lahore once again. Olomopolo began its ...

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  • TSIALKOT - Amidst tight security, Youm-e-Ashur was observed here on Friday with religious solemnity to pay homage to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), his family members and companions for their sacrifices in Karbala. In Sialkot 154 Tazia, Alam and Zuljinnah processions were taken out. Hundreds of the ...

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  • TCHITRAL - Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Saturday took notice of the intermittent closure of Lowari Tunnel and sought a report from the National Highways chairman, the KP chief secretary and the Communications Department secretary within five days. According to a press ...

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  • TMIRPUR ( AJK ) - Youm-e-Ashur, the sanctified day of the global history and a unique icon of the supreme sacrifice made by Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions for the cause of Islam, was observed In Azad Jammu Kashmir on Friday with religious fervour amidst tight security ...

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  • TRAHIM YAR KHAN - Principal Sheikh Zayed Medical College Hospital (SZMCH) Prof Dr Mubarak Ali Chaudhry and Medical Superintendent Dr Ghulam Rabbani were suspended on charges of inefficiency following sexual assault on a lady doctor by a sweeper. The Punjab Specialized Healthcare and Medical ...

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  • TSIALKOT/TOBA TEK SINGH - The Young Doctor Association observed a strike and boycotted OPDs in almost all the government hospitals to vent off anger against the sexual assault on a female doctor in Sheikh Zayad Hospital Rahim Yar Khan by a sweeper. In Sialkot, young male and female doctors ...

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  • TKASUR - Three persons were killed while 13 others including two women and a child were injured in different traffic accidents here the other day. According to police sources, motorcyclist Fiaz Ahmed was killed after being hit by a tractor-trolley near Haveli Nathu Wali. In Vehigle village, ...

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  • TSHARAQPUR SHARIF - The father of four children was gunned down on resistance here in the suburban area the other day. According to police, Maqbool Hussain, son of Hassan Din, resident of Jalalpur, went to Nazar Lubana area along with his wife on a motorcycle to attend a Chehlum. On the way ...

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  • TSADIQABAD - Seven dacoits intercepted a poultry-laden vehicle, looted cash and other valuables from it and drove it away after throwing the driver and his two associates into a roadside field here the other day. In an application to Ahmedpur Lamma police, M Ramazan, a resident of Pannu Akal ...

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  • TLAHORE - Punjab Chief Secretary Akbar Durrani has said the provincial government will implement Prime Minister Imran Khan’s agenda and policies and achieve the targets. Talking to journalists here on Thursday, he said that education, health and rule of law were top priorities of the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pursuant to the Supreme Court orders issued in April, the Punjab Healthcare Commission sealed 5,620 quackery outlets. The commission has visited over 18,300 treatment centres until now. According to details, as per the census, out of the visited centres, over 5,400 quacks had closed down ...

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  • TLAHORE - University of Health Sciences’ (UHS) Board of Governors met at varsity’s Senate Hall on Thursday. BoG members Prof Malik Hussain Mubbashar, Seema Elahi Baloch, UHS VC Prof Javed Akram, additional secretary for finance and special secretary for specialised healthcare and medical ...

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  • TLAHORE - Renowned neurosurgeon from Manchester University Dr Shafqat Bokhari has said that latest advancements in the medical field have enabled patients to live a healthy life after neurosurgery. Addressing a training workshop at the Punjab Institute of Neuro Sciences/Lahore General Hospital on ...

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  • TLAHORE - The PML-N leadership has stopped the party workers from celebrating release of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain Safdar keeping in view sanctity of Muharram. Party workers have been distributing sweets, but the leadership has restrained them from celebrating the court decision using ...

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  • TLAHORE - Lawmakers from different districts as well as PTI office bearers called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office here on Thursday. Matters of mutual interest, including political situation, development schemes and solution of problems relating to the general public, came ...

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  • TLAHORE - City police on Thursday threw a massive security blanket across Lahore with heavy deployment, armed patrol and aerial surveillance to guard mourning processions. More than 10,000 strong police were deployed in different parts of the provincial metropolis to guard hundreds of sittings and ...

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  • TLAHORE - The counterterrorism department on Thursday claimed to have arrested two terror suspects during an intelligence-based operation in Chakwal district. A spokesman for the Punjab counterterrorism department said both the terrorists were affiliated with Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and they were planning ...

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  • TKARACHI - The city’s main procession of 9th Muharram-ul-Haram was culminated peacefully as the participants and clerics paid homage to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions. The procession was carried out from Imambargah-e-Shah-e-Najaf in Martin Quarters and culminated at Hussanian ...

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  • TKARACHI - Adviser to Chief Minister Sindh on Information, Law and Anti-corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Thursday visited the Rescue Emergency Response Centre and control room established in Commissioner Office Karachi for reviewing security arrangements during the Ashura days throughout ...

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  • TKARACHI - The health department has imposed emergency in all big and small government run hospitals in order to deal any untoward incident during Muharram, the surprise visit of senior director, Health and Medical services, KMC Dr Birbal Genani reflected another deteriorating condition of ...

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  • TKARACHI - Karachi police claimed to have arrested at least a dozen suspects in various raids conducted in different parts of the city here on Thursday. The accused persons arrested were found involved in various sort of criminal activities while police recovered weapons and other valuables ...

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