Wednesday, April 23, 2014
DAWN

Lesco chief’s poor performance; ministry warns of ‘direct action’

Over-billing, dwindling recoveries and overall mismanagement draw ministry ire.

Punjab approves 19 uplift schemes

Development schemes approved by provincial government have an estimated cost of Rs25.708 billion.

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Health dept told to dispose of expired vaccine

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court chief justice on Tuesday directed the Punjab health department to dispose of expired...

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First modern laparoscopy surgery

LAHORE: Senior doctors from Singapore performed on Tuesday advanced laparoscopic procedures, including bariatric...

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Opp submits resolution against PPO

LAHORE: The opposition in the Punjab Assembly has submitted a resolution to the assembly secretariat against the...

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Fesco, FBR at daggers drawn

Fesco cuts supply to FBR that freezes company’s bank accounts

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Power supply to Camp Jail cut, restored

LAHORE: Officials of Lahore Electric Supply Company on Tuesday disconnected power supply to Camp Jail for prison’s...

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USAID to launch forum for schools capacity-building

LAHORE: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has decided to establish the Private School...

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Woman, minor daughter found killed

LAHORE: A 33-year-old woman and her 11-year-old daughter were found murdered under mysterious circumstances at a...

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Reception for LCWU gold medalists

LAHORE: Governor Chaudhry Sarwar on Tuesday held a reception for gold medalists of 11th convocation of Lahore ...

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‘Green Cities’ idea and fragile ecology

LAHORE: Speakers at a function on Tuesday urged future vision of ‘Green Cities’ with an aim to revive the ...

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Four phases of anti-dengue drive

LAHORE: The City District Government of Lahore has divided the on-going anti-dengue drive in four parts, directing...

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Environment activist honoured

LAHORE: Pakistani environment lawyer and activist Ahmad Rafay Alam has been named a 2014 Yale World Fellow. It was...

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Seven children to be treated in US

LAHORE: The Children Reconstructive Surgeries and Research Centre of Shalamar Hospital will send seven children to...

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Punjab not to let Qadri hold May 11 show

RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government has decided not to allow Pakistan Awami (PAT’s) activists to gather and stage...

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Probe into free textbooks complaints

LAHORE: The Punjab government has constituted a committee to look into complaints about malpractices and...

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Farhad Humayun unleashes a musical riot

Live music in Pakistan is almost unheard of these days unless there’s a concert at some college or a small gig at ...

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Qul

LAHORE: Qul of Prof Khalid Khwaja, the elder brother of M Umer Khwaja, senior protocol officer of the Pakistan ...

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Police team attacked; PO freed

KASUR: Villagers attacked a police team after it arrested an alleged proclaimed offender from the area on Tuesday....

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SHO claims prize money for killing wrong culprits

FAISALABAD: The Mamunkanjan station house officer (SHO) allegedly gunned down two suspected robbers in an encounter...

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RY Khan to have engineering, IT university

RAHIM YAR KHAN: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif laid here on Tuesday the foundation stone of the Khwaja Fareed...

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Hungry leopard suffered backbone, head injuries

Roaming in a forest pocket of Cholistan, the beast was besieged in a field by locals.

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Three killed in drive-by shooting

GUJRAT: Three people were gunned down in a drive-by shooting by two people on a motorcycle on Tuesday along GT Road...

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Three arrested after ‘petrol bomb’ recovery

MULTAN: Police on Tuesday took into custody three suspects after a ‘petrol bomb’ was recovered near a sensitive...

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Guards injured resisting Rs4.2m bank robbery

MULTAN: Armed robbers injured two guards and took away Rs4.2 million from a bank branch here on Tuesday.According to...

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13 held for corruption

BAHAWALPUR: The Anti-Corruption Establishment on Tuesday arrested 13 officials of the buildings department for being...

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One killed, two injured in boiler blast

FAISALABAD: A man was killed and two others injured in a boiler explosion at a factory on Samundri Road on Monday...

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