Thursday, March 13, 2014
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Short quorum hinders passage of Development of Cities (amend) Bill

LAHORE: Failure of the ruling PML-N to maintain quorum in the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday rendered it unable to ...

19 get death for killing 12 people

GUJRANWALA: Anti-Terrorism Court No 2 on Wednesday handed down death sentence on 24 counts to 19 accused of killing...

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MPA’s women plight claim stuns PA

LAHORE: PML-N MPA Jamal Leghari stunned the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday by declaring that 20 women abducted from ...

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Om Puri bids adieu to anti-Pakistan films

Om Puri has demanded a ban on films produced by India or Pakistan which carry venom against each other.

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Medico-legal report establishes girl’s rape

LAHORE: The medico-legal examination report of an 18-year-old girl who was found unconscious with a head injury...

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Woman, four daughters asphyxiated

SHEIKHUPURA: A woman and her four daughters died due to suffocation in their smoke-filled room at Nankana ...

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Protesting nurses split into two groups

LAHORE: Young nurses continued their protest on the third consecutive day on Wednesday to press the government in...

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Mayo Hospital refusing kidney transplant for ‘no reason’

LAHORE: On the one hand the World Kidney Day is being observed on Thursday (today) to create awareness about the...

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Policemen proving ‘failures’ in Lahore posted elsewhere

LAHORE: The provincial police officer on Wednesday posted two deputy superintendents of police (DSPs) who were...

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PML-Q MPA resigns

LAHORE: PML-Q MPA on reserved seat Jayeda Khalid Khan has resigned, the Punjab Assembly speaker told the house on...

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HRCP raps CII’s anti-women edict

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has condemned the retrogressive move by the Council of Islamic...

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Three DCOs transferred

LAHORE/GUJRAT: The Punjab government on Wednesday transferred and posted some officials, including three district...

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Arrested

LAHORE: Immigration authorities on Wednesday arrested a passenger for traveling abroad on fake documents.Officials...

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Legislation on free, compulsory education an uphill task

LAHORE: Punjab Assembly Standing Committee on Education chairman Engr Qamarul Islam Raja has said the legislation ...

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Judicial complex funds ‘embezzled’

BAHAWALPUR: Hasilpur and Khairpur Tamewali bar associations through a petition have alleged corruption in the...

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Rs10m for repair of water pipes in Cholistan

BAHAWALPUR: The Punjab government has released Rs10 million for the repair of water supply lines in Cholistan. This...

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Reply sought on plea against Walled City high-rises

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday sought replies from the Punjab government, city district government and...

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Nine accused in gang-rape case acquitted

MUZAFFARGARH: Additional district and sessions judge on Wednesday acquitted the nine people accused of holding a...

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Traders resist clean-up operation

GUJRANWALA: Traders of Satellite Town Market blocked on Wednesday the Girls College Road against a clean-up ...

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Robbers arrested

GUJRAT: Police claimed on Wednesday to have busted two gangs of inter-district robbers besides recovering cash, gold...

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Nadra urged to overcome forms’ shortage

DERA DHAZI KHAN: People from all walks of life have appealed to the Nadra to make available in abundance ...

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Health moot for doctors, students

SIALKOT: The Khwaja Muhammad Safdar Medical College (KMSMC) has announced a weeklong national health conference...

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Addict burns wife

SAHIWAL: An addict burnt his wife by throwing petrol on her in village 93/9-L on Wednesday. Reports said Javed, 39,...

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PMC students block road

FAISALABAD: A number of Punjab Medical College students blocked Sargodha Road on Wednesday night after being ...

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Funds for diagnostic centre released

MIANWALI: The Punjab government has finally released Rs8.85 million for completion of civil works and purchase of...

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