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Punjab govt disallow preaching and stay in Universities

Advertisements LAHORE: The Punjab government on Friday banned preaching activities in universities across province, Dunya News reported. Advertisements According to notification, Tablighi Jamat members will not be allowed to enter educational institutions. The administration will devise a system of intelligence. Notification also said that, mosques of university campuses will be …

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Dr Shahid Masood to do shows on ARY News from Feb 1

ISLAMABAD: Senior TV journalist and Political analyst Shahid Masood joined ARY News. Shahid Masood shared his new show prom through his twitter handle, which says that the show will be starting from February 1.  Timing of show will be 10:05 pm to 11 pm every Monday to Friday. Shahid Masood …

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Pakistani Kholi fan could face 10 years in jail for hoisting Indian flag

LAHORE: A Pakistan fan Umar Daraz who has hoisted Indian flag could face 10 years in jail. Police said, he went against the “ideology of Pakistan” .   Tailor by profession , Umar Draz, 22, from Okara district of Punjab, about 200 km from Lahore, was arrested on a complaint …

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NA-125: Apex court orders vote verification, upholds tribunal decision

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ordered verifications of all casted votes thump impressions and counterfoils in Lahore’s National Assembly seat NA-125. Headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali three-member bench asked the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to submit a report on vote verification in 90 days. Saad …

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NA-122 rigging case: Tribunal dismisses Aleem Khan petition

LAHORE: On Tuesday, Election Tribunal has dismissed a petition filed by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) stalwart Aleem Khan challenging the result of NA-122 by-election held in October 11, 2015, Radio Pakistan reported. PTI challenged the elections, claimed the government has transferred the votes of NA-122 to influence the elections in their …

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Public and Private schools across Punjab to remain close due to severe cold

LAHORE: Punjab Government led by Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) on late Monday night issued a notification which said that all the public and private schools across province from 26-31st January. The reason gave by the government for week long holidays  is severe cold. From 20th January, cold wave sweeps …

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Supreme Court de-seats PML-N MNA, orders re-election on NA-101

ISLAMABAD: On Monday, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered re-election on the National Assembly seat NA 101 Gujrawala, de-seating Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker Justice (Retd) Iftikhar Ahmad Cheema. A three-judge bench of the Supreme court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali was hearing a petition submitted …

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Four injured in Peshawar IED blast

Peshawar: On Sunday morning a heavy blast took place at the site of Phando Chow area, which left left four people injured. Initial reports suggest that it was an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast which was detonated near the car of Qari Salahuddin. The blast was also heard in the …

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16 die as van falls into canal in Changa Manga

LAHORE: At least 16 people were killed after a passenger van fell into a link canal in Changa Manga on Saturday, Samaa tv reported. Death toll reported by different media outlets have contradictions, least death toll reported is 13 . Initial reports revealed that, the van was carrying passengers, women …

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Inauguration of Bahira Town Icon Karachi postponed till coming Monday

KARACHI: The inauguration of Bahira Town icon Karachi postponed till coming Monday, official FB page stated. According to the news, 90 percent on 62- stoery ‘Icon Tower’ has been completed. Chairman Bahira Town, Malik Riaz also said that 90 percent work of the ‘Icon Tower’ has been completed. After that …

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Punjab Govt approves 33,622 posts in School Education department for year 2016

RAWALPINDI: The government of Punjab has approved 33,622 for School Education department for year 2016, Urdu daily reported. According to report, government will recruit 31,444 teachers for schools across Punjab. For the first time, to improve education system, new post designed named as ‘ Assistant Education Officer’, 21,70 officers will …

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For ‘Disneyland’ theme park Govt releases Rs32 b

LAHORE: The Punjab government has started the land acquisition process for the proposed project of Disneyland-like theme park in Lahore. The estimated cost of the project is 32 billion Pakistani rupees. “The mega project will take nearly two years to complete. The provincial government and the PHA are facilitating the …

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Governor Punjab’s shooter Mumtaz Qadri appeals for state’s mercy

ISLAMABAD: Shooter of Governor Punjab, Mumtaz Qadri, after Supreme Court of Pakistan upheld his sentence, has appealed president of Pakistan for mercy. Earlier, a three-judge bench of the supreme court headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa took Qadri’s review petition in which court granted him death penalty on October …

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NA-122 Vote Transfer case: ECP to announce decision on Feb 1

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) reserved a decision on a plea regarding alleged vote transfer from National Assembly consistency NA-122 during by-elections. Chief Election Commissioner Justice Retired, Sardar Raza Khan heading the bench who is hearing the plea filed by Aleem Khan, PTI ticket holder against the alleged vote …

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