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PDM chief to chair key session over arrest of workers in Multan

MULTAN: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) Chief and head of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) Maulana Fazlur Rahman on Sunday reached Multan and will preside over an important meeting over the arrest of workers ahead of PDM rally scheduled on November 30.

Multan administration arrests PDM activists, seals routes

MULTAN: The Multan administration has arrested various Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) leaders and workers belonging to different political parties including Kasim Gillani, the son of former premier Yousaf Raza Gillani after they stormed into Qila Kohna Qasim Bagh stadium by

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Farah Manzoor joins PML-Q

LAHORE: Prominent political leader from South Punjab and former Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA from Vehari Farah Manzoor Baloch Rind has joined Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid PML-Q after a meeting with Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and Federal Minister Tariq

Man arrested for raping 11-year-old boy in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Police on Saturday claimed to have apprehended a man accused of raping an 11-year-old minor boy in Rawalpindi. Sources said under the supervision of SDPO City, SHO Pir Wadhai and the police party arrested the accused Fazlur Rehman within

Custom foils smuggling bid at Lahore airport

LAHORE: Custom officials have foiled a bid to smuggle expensive shawls and arrested a foreign woman at the Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore on Saturday. According to sources, the Customs officials recovered 240 expensive shawls from the baggage of a

PPA raise concerns over rapid increase in raw material prices

LAHORE: Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) North Region Vice Chairman (VC) Raja Attique-ur-Rehman has raised concerns over the rapid increase in raw material prices which may lead to reduced production and high priced poultry products in the long run. Raja Attique-ur-Rehman

Mother attempts suicide after throwing three minors into well in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A woman has attempted suicide after throwing her three minor daughters into a well over domestic dispute in Rawalpindi on Saturday. According to sources, the distressed woman killed her daughters and later attempted to end her life due to

Efforts are underway to bring Nawaz back from UK: Ijaz Shah

PUNJAB: Interior Minister Ijaz Shah has said that efforts are underway to bring former prime minister Nawaz Sharif back from the United Kingdom to Pakistan. While talking to the media in Nankana Sahib today, the interior minister advised Pakistan Muslim

Punjab reports 738 fresh COVID-19 infections, 15 deaths

LAHORE: Coronavirus cases are on the rise across Punjab as the provincial health authorities recorded 738 fresh COVID-19 infections and 15 deaths during the last 24 hours. According to the Primary and Secondary Health Department,  the provincial tally of infections

No objection in marrying Bilawal: Mehwish Hayat

LAHORE: Stunning actress and Tamgha-e-Imtiaz recipient, Mehwish Hayat asserted that she has no objection to marrying Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.  In an interview, the Lollywood star opened up about her preferences regarding men, the reason why

Pakistan’s first female match referee Saman Zulfiqar takes charge

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s first female match referee in the development panel of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB),  Saman Zulfiqar has started performing her duties in the National Women’s T20 Championship. Speaking on the occasion, Saman Zulfiqar said, “I am happy that I

COAS Bajwa lauds services of Pakistan Ordnance Factories’ management, staff

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has appreciated the services of Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF)management and staff and during a visit to Wah Cantt on Friday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), appreciating the management and

Funeral prayer of Begum Shamim Akhtar offered in London

LONDON: The funeral prayer of Begum Shamim Akhtar, the mother of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif,  was offered at the Regent’s Park mosque in London on Friday (today). As per details, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, former finance minister Ishaq

Rawalpindi police arrest accused in kidnapping, rape case

RAWALPINDI: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a suspect, who wanted in the kidnap and rape case of an 18-year-old girl in Rawalpindi. According to the police sources, suspect Rashid Ali and his accomplices were involved in the kidnap

Man cons women into marriage, steals their wealth

ISLAMABAD: A man deceived a woman into marriage and escaped two months later along with her money and valuable items. Imran, who hails from Sanghar city of Sindh, had married a widow Madiha from Islamabad. After two months, he fled in

Rawalpindi police arrest robber in injured condition

RAWALPINDI: Police have claimed to have arrested a suspected robber in Rawalpindi’s Naseerabad area after an encounter on Wednesday. According to sources, two street criminals including, Salman and his accomplice, tried to loot a citizen in the Naseerabad area. However,

Police arrest former PM Yousaf Raza Gillani’s son in Multan

MULTAN: Police on Wednesday arrested Ali Musa Gillani, the son of former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani after he reached Chehlyak police station in Multan to stage a protest by violating COVID-19 SOPs. Sources said police have registered a case

Will avoid closing down factories despite second COVID-19 wave: PM Imran

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan will avoid closing down factories and businesses so the economy continues to recover despite the second COVID-19 wave. While addressing to media during his visit to Lahore today, PM Imran said,

COVID-19: Public, private offices to function with maximum 50% staff in Punjab

LAHORE: The Punjab government has directed public and private offices to ensure that 50% of the staff works from home, as a measure to limit the spread of the COVID-19. According to a notification issued by the Primary and Secondary

SOPs violations: Punjab govt to reduce business hours

LAHORE: Amid the resurge of coronavirus cases across the country, the Punjab government has decided to reduce business hours in the province. The decision was made after frequent violations of the government-defined SOPs by businesses. the authorities decide that shops

Nawaz Sharif’s mother passes away in London

LONDON: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s mother Shamim Akhtar has passed away in London on Sunday. Senior PML-N leader Ataullah Tarar announced the tragic news on Twitter. “Mian Nawaz Sharif and Mian Shahbaz Sharif’s respected mother has passed away,” he

New Zealand tour: Pakistan cricket team tests negative for coronavirus

LAHORE: The national cricket team players have tested negative for COVID-19 ahead of the New Zealand tour as the green shirts take on the Kiwis from 18 December 2020. According to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the COVID-19 tests of

CM Buzdar introduces ‘Insaaf Medicine Card’ to facilitate poor patients 

LAHORE: Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has introduced the ‘Insaaf Medicine Card’ under the Punjab Sehat Sahulat program to facilitate poor patients across the province. On the occasion, the CM said that ensuring free health-related facilities to the

Captain Safdar tests positive for COVID-19 again

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader (retd) Captain Safdar Awaz has again tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday. On November 8, Safdar had returned to Lahore from Gilgit after testing positive for COVID-19. He was under treatment at the

Man translates Holy Quran in Potohari language

GUJJAR KHAN: Raja Sharif Shad from Gujjar Khan has completed the translation of the Holy Quran in his native Potohari language in a period of four and a half years. Raja Sharif Shad while talking to MM News said, “Allah

Over 183 new COVID-19 cases reported in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: The COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Rawalpindi while more than 183 new cases of coronavirus were reported during the last 24 hours. According to sources, 56 cases were reported in the Potohar division, 39 in Rawalpindi Cantt,

Doctor belonging to Ahmedi community shot dead in Nankana

PUNJAB: A doctor belonging to the Ahmadi community was gunned down while his father and two uncles were injured when a boy opened fire on them in their home in Punjab’s Nankana Sahib district on Friday. According to Police sources,

Patients suffer due to lack of equipment at Rawalpindi Corona Management Center

RAWALPINDI: The non-availability of the Oxygen machines and ventilators at Corona Management Center for Rawalpindi Division at Urology Institute, has been the cause of the problem for the patients suffering from COVID-19. Sources said a coronavirus patient died due to

Babar Azam confident in Pakistan squad’s ability to challenge New Zealand cricket team

LAHORE: Pakistan’s cricket captain Babar Azam has expressed confidence in the team’s ability to challenge Kiwis saying that the Pakistani team was fully prepared to face New Zealand on its upcoming tour. Addressing a press conference in Lahore today he

Ban on celebrations in wedding halls across Punjab

LAHORE: The Punjab government has banned celebrations inside wedding halls across the province due to the spread of coronavirus. Secretary Primary and Secondary Health Care Captain (Retd) Muhammad Usman also issued a notification in this regard. He said that 300