OUR STAFF REPORT

  • TLAHORE - Talking to a three-member delegation of the World Bank at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI), its President Almas Hyder said that Pakistan has all ingredients to become global economic leader. He said that Pakistan should be eying on top position in the international ...

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  • TLAHORE - Like other parts of the globe, World Water Day was observed across the country including Lahore on Friday to highlight the importance of freshwater. The day is observed on March 22 every year since 1993 to raise public awareness about judicious use of water resources. This environmentally ...

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  • TLAHORE-Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has congratulated the nation on Pakistan Day. In his message, the chief minister said that March 23, 1940 was a watershed moment in the struggle for the establishment of Pakistan. The resolution approved in the historic meeting of Minto Park paved ...

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  • TLAHORE- At least four people died and nine others wounded critically when a loaded truck crashed into moving vehicles near Sundar on the Lahore-Multan Road, rescue workers said on Friday. An eyewitness told the police that the truck loaded with fruits was coming to Lahore when, all of a sudden, one ...

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  • TLAHORE-Punjab Police Inspector General Amjad Javed Saleemi on Friday ordered all field police officers to ensure best security arrangements on the eve of Pakistan Day. The police department will also observe this day with full zeal and fervor. “All field officers have been directed to make ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The 14th All-Pakistan HEC Inter-varsity Women Cricket Championship kicked off at Shalimar Cricket Ground on Friday, with 16 universities taking part in the mega event. Kinnaird College is the defending champion. The opening ceremony was attended by former Test cricketer Shahid Aslam, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Islamabad police have introduced the Complaint Redressal System to immediately respond and resolve public complaints related to non-registration of First Information Reports (FIRs) and matters related to non-performance of responsibilities and duties by policemen. This system has been ...

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  • TLAHORE - Third seed Muzamil Murtaza toppled second seed M Abid while top seed Aqeel Khan outlasted Yousaf Khalil in the semifinals to march into the men’s singles final of the 3rd Shehryar Malik Memorial National Grass Court Tennis Championship 2019 here at PLTA courts on Friday. Muzamil was ...

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  • TLAHORE - Sajid Khan of Pakistan Navy and Saim Shazli of Karachi Golf Club turned out to be the pace setters with similar first round scores of gross 73 in the 19th Sind Amateur Golf Championship, which commenced at the Karachi Golf Club Golf Course on Friday. These two national level golfers enjoy ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan’s fast-rising Test opener Shan Masood is ready for a one-day international debut against Australia in the first of five one-day internationals in Sharjah on Friday, admitting its a reward for his persistent good performances in domestic matches. The affable left-hander ...

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  • TLAHORE - Aqeel Khan, Muzammil Murtaza, M Abid and Yousaf Khan qualified for the semifinals of the 3rd Shehryar Malik Memorial National Grass Court Tennis Championship after defeating their respective opponents in the quarterfinals played here at PLTA courts on Thursday. In the first quarterfinal of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Petroleum, Ghulam Sarwar Khan has announced that the board of directors of five public sector companies working  under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum will be restructured soon. These include SNGPL, SSGCL, OGDCL, PPL and PMDC. Moreover, fresh ...

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  • TLAHORE-Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar held a meeting with provincial ministers at his office on Wednesday for providing relief to the people as well as ensuring good governance in the province. Provincial ministers including Muhammad Basharat Raja, Dr Yasmeen Rashid, Mian Mehmoodur ...

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  • TLAHORE-District administration, Metropolitan Corporation Lahore and Lahore Transport Company continuing Punjab government ongoing ‘Clean and Green’ campaign planted trees at multiple sites in city. Deputy Commissioner Saleha Saeed planted a tree at Liberty Roundabout and vowed to make ...

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  • TLAHORE- The Punjab Healthcare Commission on Wednesday has trained 44 general practitioners on the minimum service delivery standards (MSDS). These health professionals, working in different parts of the city, were also trained on the assessment and continuity of care of patients, management of ...

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  • TLAHORE-A man wanted to police in multiple murders was shot dead during police raid at a house in Harbanspura on early Wednesday. The body was shifted to the morgue for autopsy. The deceased was identified by police as Ghulam Bari, a resident of Mahar Fayyaz Colony. Relatives of the deceased say the ...

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  • T LAHORE - Lady Health Workers are the heroes of our public health system serving to improve the health of expecting mothers and children and thus deserve all privileges and perks commensurate with their work, say Awami Workers Party leaders Abida Chaudhary and Shazia Khan. In a statement of ...

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  • TLAHORE-The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed its concern over the land acquisition being carried out to develop the Kartarpur Corridor. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the HRCP said: “The development of the Kartarpur Corridor will help improve Pakistan’s ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-Scores of teachers of National Commission for Human Development on Wednesday staged a protest at D-Chowk demanding regularisation of their services by the federal government. The NCHD is functioning under Federal Ministry of Education and Professional Trainings and is providing informal ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-Pakistan Academy of Letters on Wednesday while announcing ‘Kamal-e-Fun’ award for the year 2017 nominated prominent writer Dr Jamil Jalbi for the honour.  Dr Jamil Jalbi is also an intellectual and researcher. A statement said that the panel of judges comprising ...

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  • TISLAMABAD- Heavy taxation on tobacco products will reduce tobacco consumption and decrease its accessibility to minors, speakers said on Wednesday. Society for Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC) organised a media talk on “Senate committee recommendations to increase tobacco ...

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  • TRawalpindi-The City Traffic Police has devised a special traffic plan for convenience of road users in connection with the parade on March 23 to be held at Parade Lane Faizabad. Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Bin Ashraf, while talking to media men on Wednesday, said that light and heavy traffic would ...

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  • TRawalpindi-Police found a bullet-riddled body of a man from Nullah Leh, official sources said on Wednesday. The body was shifted to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital for post-mortem. However, the identity of the deceased could not be ascertained by police investigators so far. According to a ...

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  • TRawalpindi-A custody battle over a 3-year-old Nepalese girl whose foreigner father wants to get her back to Nepal landed in a court of law here, sources said on Wednesday.  According to sources, Abdul Rehman, a Nepalese national but settled in United Arab Emirates (UAE), has approached the ...

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  • TKARACHI- Following the release of JUG (ART) to much acclaim, Nehr Ghar Films releases the second song from the Pakistani Crime Thriller Laal Kabootar also titled as, “Laal Kabootar.” The EDM inspired song has been composed and produced by Taha Malik, who also features on the vocals ...

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  • TKARACHI-  Sadia Jabbar Productions, famed for BaluMahi, has released the official trailer of the much hyped web-series, Shameless Proposals. The trailer traces the struggles a girl has to go through for her wedding in our society. It revolves around the dynamics a girl thinks are necessary ...

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  • TLAHORE - PPP Lahore chapter has started pasting posters of Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on heaps of garbage. The move is aimed at expressing anger over statement of the Federal Minister against PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. In a statement while talking to the media and ...

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  • TLAHORE - The five-member Pakistan junior golf team comprising three boys and two girls on Tuesday reached Vietnam for participating in the 13th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final to be contested from today (Wednesday) at the Laguna Lan Co Golf Course in Da Nang. For the next four days, the young ...

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  • TLAHORE - Rashid Malik (ZTBL) outpaced young Mian Bilal as all the top seeded players breezed into the men’s singles pre-quarterfinals of the 3rd Shehryar Malik Memorial National Grass Court Tennis Championship 2019 here at PLTA courts on Tuesday. The prestigious national championship was ...

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  • TLAHORE - PTCL has further transformed 9 exchanges in 7 cities as part of its NTP. According to a press release, the upgraded exchanges are Khyber Exchange in Peshawar, Tarnol & F11 Exchange in Islamabad, Jauhar Exchange in Karachi, DHA & Misrishah Exchange in Lahore, CTX Faisalabad Exchange ...

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