Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Wasa union to launch drive against new company plan

LAHORE: The Wasa Staff Welfare Union (CBA) will launch a protest drive from Monday (tomorrow) against the recent...

Target killers sent to jail for identification parade

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court on Saturday sent six alleged target killers to jail for an identification parade. ...

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Regional show at international expo

LAHORE: The Second Lahore International Tourism Expo by the Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab opened at the...

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Man strangles son

LAHORE: A watchman allegedly strangled his five-month-old son in Kot Lakhpat on Saturday.Police arrested Murtaza, ...

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PU Syndicate to ‘revisit’ verdict in plagiarism case

LAHORE: The Punjab University Syndicate on Saturday decided to revisit its decision regarding handing down...

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PTI rally on May 11

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has announced a mass protest rally at D-Chowk in Islamabad on May 11 to expose...

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Food department starts wheat procurement today

LAHORE: With gunny bags for over 350,000 ton wheat procurement already distributed in the last four days, the Punjab...

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Workshop to improve MSDS draft opens

LAHORE: Punjab Healthcare Commission Chairperson retired Justice Aamer Raza Khan inaugurated on Saturday a...

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Constable killed in encounter

LAHORE: A police constable was gunned down while two others, including an assistant sub-inspector and a woman, were...

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Attack on Hamid Mir draws condemnation

LAHORE: Various political parties and rights and media organisations on Saturday condemned the attack on TV anchor...

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Motorways DIG dies of cardiac arrest

LAHORE: Motorways DIG Mirza Shakeel Ahmed died of a cardiac arrest at his office on Saturday. He was from 19th ...

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Indian Old Ravians team arrives

LAHORE: A delegation of Indian Old Ravians has reached Lahore to attend the 150-year celebrations of the Government...

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Sindh police tasked with Bilawal’s security

LAHORE: Showing lack of trust in the Punjab police, Pakistan People’s Party patron-in-chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari...

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Art for (eyesight) sake

LAHORE: A two-day (April 19-20) exhibition of artworks by renowned and emerging artists opened at Standard Chartered...

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Wapda chief gets briefing

LAHORE: Newly appointed chairman of Water and Power Development Authority Zafar Mahmood assumed the charge of his...

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EATING OUT : Delight of excellent ‘dal chawal’ a la Kashmiri

Finding the simplest of foods can sometimes be a trying experience. A heavy lunch reduces the ability to perform at...

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Man ‘tortured to death’ by goons of landlord

He was allegedly caught stealing a transformer

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CM takes notice of potato price hike

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of increase in the price of potato and directed the...

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MPA, AC dance to the probe tune

GUJRANWALA: The chief minister has ordered an inquiry into the incident that Sadar Assistant Commissioner (AC) Akbar...

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Kiln owners demand revision of labourers’ wages

SAHIWAL: Dozens of members of the District Kiln Owners Association staged a protest rally outside the press club on...

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423,000 ton wheat to be procured in Sahiwal

SAHIWAL: The Divisional Food Department will procure 423,000 ton wheat from the division this year. Wheat will be...

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Two die on road

MULTAN: A young man and a woman died in two road accidents on Saturday.According to Rescue 1122 sources, 20-year old...

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‘A novel should have something novel about it’

I have thrown a big challenge to the reader who should be up to it, says Mirza Athar Baig.

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harking back : Original Lahore just 15 feet away

Which heritage do we keep on harping about? In this piece I will not discuss the heritage on the ground, but of the...

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culture circle : First Indian fashion brand outlet in Pakistan

Popular Indian fashion brand Rubaaiyat by Mini Bindra launched its first franchised standalone store in Pakistan at...

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Painting silence out of chaos

An emerging young painter Ussama Naveed was born to an architect in Lahore in 1988. He was quite young when his...

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