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    Lahore: A review petition was moved to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, challenging its large bench’s decision in which construction of Orange Line Metro Train Project was allowed. Advocate Azhar Siddique moved the petition to Supreme Court’s Lahore registry. The lawyer said the larger bench of the Supreme Court had ignored all those points mentioned in Lahore High Court’s ...

  • JI reiterates support to Qadri’s protest

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    LAHORE - Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq has reiterated support to the PAT protest scheduled to be held on The Mall today (Wednesday). Talking to journalists after attending JI Shoora meeting in Mansoora on Tuesday, he said they stood by Dr Tahirul Qadri for dispensation of justice to the families of 14 PAT workers who were killed in Model Town. He said a high level JI delegation would join ...

  • PHC suspends 85 operation theatres

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    LAHORE - The Punjab Healthcare Commission has so far suspended operation services of 85 theatres of 18 public sector and private hospitals for poor conditions and non-implementation of MSDS. Closure of theatres in such large numbers has put a question mark on working of healthcare establishments, especially those in the public sector. The prevailing scenario suggested that those coming for ...

  • German academic visits CPSP

    LAHORE - Prof Claus Petersen MD, professor of paediatric surgery at the Department of Paediatric Surgery at Hannover Medical School in Germany, visited the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), Regional Centre in Lahore on Tuesday. The purpose of the visit is to collaborate between Pakistan and Germany in the field of Paediatric Surgery for providing quality training and required ...

  • Offensive words from law to be removed

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    LAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Tuesday ordered the Punjab government to remove all offensive words like deaf, mute and blind from “The Disabled Persons (Employment and Rehabilitation) Ordinance 1981”. Chief Justice Syed Manzoor Ali Shah passed the order on a petition moved by Barrister Asfandyar Khan Tareen, challenging title of the ordinance and offensive words in the law. The ...

  • Call to restore private sector’s Haj quota

    LAHORE: Haj Operators Association of Pakistan (HOAP) Punjab Chairman Shahid Rafiq has said that Haj and Religious Affairs Ministry has done injustice to private Haj operators who have invested billions of rupees in this sector to provide quality services to guests of Allah Almighty and paid taxes worth millions of rupees to the government. He said: “Last year the number of the pilgrims ...

  • Woman, two children found dead

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    LAHORE - A 24-year-old woman and her two children were found dead in their house in Green Town on Tuesday evening, police said. The bodies were sent to the morgue for autopsy. Police have taken the woman’s husband into custody and are investigating the incident. The bodies were found inside a small house located near Jiwa Park in Green Town police precincts. Police sources said the woman ...

  • Some schools closed

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    Lahore: Public sector educational institutions near the protest venue on The Mall will remain closed on Wednesday (today). The education department and different university and college administrations have announced closing their nearby campuses to avoid any untoward incident. The University of Education (UOE|) has also announced closure of its Lower Mall and Bank Road campuses due to law and ...