LAHORE: A two-member bench of the Supreme Court on Saturday stopped all universities across the country from granting affiliation to new law colleges till further orders. The bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, passed these orders while hearing ...

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    LAHORE - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore on Friday arrested a man allegedly involved in cheating the public at large by luring them into buying motorcycles on lower rates. Muhammad Ahmed Sayal, director of M/s Multi Level Marketing (MLM), a commission-based private company, was allegedly involved in selling motorbikes to the public at the rate as low as Rs25,000. Sayal got Multi ...

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    LAHORE - The Punjab Healthcare Commission has closed down 34 fake treatment centres of quacks during the current week, and initiated further proceedings against them. According to details, out of these quacks 25 were posing as general practitioners and jirrahs, while nine were fake dentists. The general quacks included: Munir Clinic, Mughal Medical Store, Maqsood Ali Clinic, Tariq Clinic, Minhaj ...

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  • SM Zafar says goodbye to politics

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    LAHORE - A delegation of Aga Khan Trust for Culture called on Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif here on Thursday. The delegation was led by trust General Manager Luis Monreal. During the meeting, expansion and conservation of historical places came under discussion. The delegation assured the authorities of technical assistance with regard to conservation, repair and maintenance of Shalamar ...