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Punjab Assembly makes MPA’s attendance record available online

Advertisements LAHORE: Provincial Assembly of Punjab took a lead step in making MPA’s attendance record available on the Punjab Assembly official website to ensure the provision of Transparency, public openness and Right to Information Act passed by the Assembly in 2013. Advertisements The decision was warmly welcomed by the Pakistan …

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Salman Taseer Murder Case: Mumtaz Qadri pleas against death sentence in SC

ISLAMABAD: Mumtaz Qadri, the murderer of former Punjab governor and PPP member Salmer Taseer, pleaed against his death sentence in the apex court on Monday, Express Tribune reported. Khawaj sharif, former CJ Punjab and lawyer of Mumtaz Qadri submitted his appeal to the supreme court today claiming the  Islamabad High court’s decision is unlawful …

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Tahir ul Qadri slams parliamentarian for non-seriousness on Yemen crisis

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Tahir ul Qadri has strongly criticized the government for showing non-serious attitude towards Yemen crisis and losing a golden opportunity to resolve the Yemen crisis by adopting a back-door diplomacy. In his recent statement, PAT chief said that rulers without foreign minister and …

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Pakistan stands with Saudi Arabia to defend its sovereignty: Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister, Ishaq Dar has clearly said that Pakistan will defend Saudi Arabia if it has to face any threat from Yemen. “Pakistan and Pakistani people are all the time ready for the protection of Saudi Arabia” adding, “we will help Saudi Arabia in this hour of need”. He …

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Zain murder case: Former Minister’s son appeared before ATC court

LAHORE: The son of the former state minister for foreign affairs, Mustafa Kanju, appeared before an anti-terrorism court in Lahore for allegedly slaying a teenager and injured another. On April 1, Siddique Kanju’s son Mustafa had triggered fire on an automobile near Lahore’s Cavalry Ground locality which led to the …

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PTI’s ‘sound force’ DJ Butt attacked outside his office in Lahore

LAHORE: DJ Butt, who manages the sound system of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led rallies, was attacked outside his office in Model Town Friday night. CCTV video of the incident suggests that the men approached the DJ Butt’s office which is also a café and dragged him out and attacked him. …

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Zain murder case : Ex-minister’s son confesses to accidentally firing shots in Lahore

LAHORE: Mustafa Kanju son of former Minister of Foreign Affairs Siddique Kanju admits of “accidentally” firing the shots that caused death of Zain, a 16 year old orphan. The incident took place, when ex-minister’s son fired on a vehicle near Cavalry ground area which resulted as the murder of Zain …

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Youth Skill Training in Punjab: World Bank to train 500,000 youths

LAHORE: World Bank has agreed for ‘Youth Skills Training for Employment’ of 500,000 youths in Punjab, reported by Radio Pakistan. This was announced by a World Bank delegation at a meeting with CM Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore today (Thursday). The delegation was led by Vice President of WB for …

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Sialkot lynching of Mughess, Muneeb: Seven convicts to be hanged

GUJRANWALA: The arrest warrants released by the ATC following Lahore Higher Court docket refused appeal submitted by the several convicts Ali Raza alias Philip, Muhammad Iqbal, Jameel alias Jeela, Shafeeq alias Foji, Sarfraz Ahmad, Rashid as well as Muhammad Amin. -AFP/FILE An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Wednesday granted demise justifies …

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Punjab Government to spend Rs 14.97 billion for Agriculture Sector

LAHORE: The Punjab Government is spending Rs 14.97 billion during Fiscal Year 2015 for the enhancement of agriculture sector and needy farmer of the province specially of Southern Punjab. According to Agriculture Department of Government of Punjab, fund will be utilised for enhancing vegetable production, promotion of pulses, promotion of …

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New Punjab Governor possibly PML-N’s Rana Iqbal

Lahore: Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan who was set as temporary Punjab governor, according to the PML-N party sources. He was appointed on temporary basis after the resignation of Ch Muhammad Sarwar on January 28, the nation reported. According to paper, the decison has been taken at the highest party level …

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