Shoaib Hashmi

Shoaib Hashmi

Lahore Correspondent.

Worried over SOPs violations, thousands of students skip school in Punjab

LAHORE: Thousands of students in Punjab province have dropped out of schools due to fear of COVID-19 as educational institutes failed implementation on standard operating procedures (SOPs). According to the details, Punjab has the highest number of deaths due to

Four family members die in Lahore roof collapse

LAHORE: A man, his wife and two children died after a residential building collapsed in a housing society in Lahore on Saturday. According to sources, a residential building in a housing society in the Kot Lakhpat area of the city

Punjab govt retrieves Rs 12 billion state land

LAHORE: The law enforcement agencies have retrieved state land worth around Rs 12 billion from the illegal occupation of the influential personalities in Punjab. According to details, the Lahore district administration conducted an operation to relinquish government lands. As per

Prayer leader stabbed to death inside house in Lahore

LAHORE: A prayer leader was found stabbed to death inside his house in Shalimar of Lahore, according to the police. The body of 24-year-old Muhammad Asif was found inside his house on the first floor of a mosque in Multani

Another suspect arrested over female student’s death in Lahore

LAHORE: Police have arrested another suspect in the case of a female student whose body was dumped outside the emergency ward of a hospital in Lahore. Police arrested a suspect named Owais in the case after getting his information from

Woman, son dead, four injured as roof collapses in Lahore

LAHORE: A woman and her son were killed and four others sustained injuries after the roof of their house fell in Lahore’s Kahna on Monday. The deceased has been identified as 32-year-old Bushra, and her son Rehman. The bodies have

Three killed as dumper runs over motorcycle in Lahore

LAHORE: Three men were crushed to death when a dumper-truck ran over their motorcycle in Lahore on Sunday. According to sources, the accident occurred in front of Gora Qabristan near Bhatti Chowk where a rashly-driven dumper hit a motorcycle, killing

PDM divides over no-trust motion against PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: The two major opposition political parties – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPPP) – appeared divided over the question of a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, sources revealed on Saturday. According to sources, the

Three crushed to death by Bahira town’s dumper in Lahore

LAHORE: Three people on Thursday were crushed to death by a speeding dumper in Lahore’s Bahria Orchid, according to a First Information Report (FIR). According to details, the victims were travelling on a motorbike when a dumper-truck of Bahria Orchid

NAB determined to ensure implementation on rule of law: Javed Iqbal

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said the Bureau was striving hard to ensure complete implementation of the rule of law. The Chairman said that some elements tried to do propaganda against the NAB but

Punjab HEC director accused of demanding bribe for institute’s registration

LAHORE: A director of the Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has been accused of demanding a bribe to grant a charter to an institute. Director PHEC Nouman Maqbool Rao is considered the right-hand man of the chairman who has not

‘Corruption, fake degree’: Authorities seek records from Mayo Hospital’s CEO

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Anti-Corruption Punjab has sought records from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mayo Hospital, Dr. Asad Aslam on the charges of a fake degree, abuse of power and corruption. According to details, the

Doctor holding fake degree employed by Lahore’s General Hospital for over six years

LAHORE: A doctor holding a fake degree has been working at Lahore’s General Hospital for six-years with the connivance of the hospital administration, it has been revealed. Revealing the state of affairs in the health department Lahore, sources disclosed that

‘Forward bloc in PML-N’: Rebel MPA meets CM Punjab

LAHORE: Mian Jalil Ahmed Sharaqpuri, who was expelled from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), once again met Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Friday. During the meeting, the chief minister was apprised of the problems regarding their respective constituencies. Taking note

Three children among four killed in Lahore house fire

LAHORE: A house in Lahore’s Wahdat Colony caught fire on Thursday devouring four lives including three minors and an elderly woman. According to details, three minors under the age of eight and a 52-year-old woman have burned to death in

PML-N split into ‘S’ and ‘M’ groups: Sources  

LAHORE: Reports of a rift between PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif and his niece, vice-president Maryam Nawaz have emerged, with the latter is in charge and her grip on the party is getting stronger. According to details, PML-N is divided into

Asma Jahangir group clinches top slot in LBA polls

LAHORE: Malik Sarwad of the late Asma Jehangir Group has clinched the top slot of the president of the Lahore Bar Association (LBA) in the elections for 2021-22, held on Saturday. According to the election result, Sarwad bagged 2,544 votes,

Shahid Khaqan meets Nawaz Sharif in London, discusses political situation

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reportedly met PML-N Supremo Nawaz Sharif in London and discussed the political situation in Pakistan. Abbasi arrived in London a day ago after a visit to the United States where he met his

Long March delayed after Shehbaz Sharif, Zardari seek reconciliation

LAHORE: The rift within the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) could widen as incarcerated Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has reportedly reached an understanding with the establishment which could delay the long march until the Senate elections. On the

PML-Q builds ties with PML-N after PTI govt failed to fulfill ally demands

LAHORE: The difference between the ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) have widened as the main ally of the government built ties with PML-N to in-house change in Punjab. Despite the cold in the country, the