Archive

Punjab

55-year-old police officer marries 19-year-old constable in Narowal

NAROWAL: A senior officer has married a woman 36-years younger than him. Sabir Chattha, the DSP of Punjab’s Narowal, tied the knot with a constable named Iqra, a resident of Sohawa. She is said to be a rookie police officer.

Behind every successful man there is a woman: First Lady Bushra Bibi

LAHORE: Referring to her contributions to Prime Minter Imran Khan’s achievements, the First Lady Bushra Bibi has said “behind every successful man, there’s his wife.” While talking to media during a visit to a Panahgah near the shrine of Hazrat

Army chief, British envoy discuss Afghan peace process

RAWALPINDI: British High Commissioner Dr. Christian Turner has met with Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters Rawalpindi on Monday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), British High Commissioner Dr. Christian Turner met with Chief

Renowned lawyer Sardar Abdul Raziq elected RHCBA president

RAWALPINDI: Renowned lawyer Sardar Abdul Raziq Khan clinched the slot of the president by defeating Sarkar Abbas in the Rawalpindi High Court Bar Association (RHCBA) elections. According to sources, polling for the High Court Bar Rawalpindi elections started at 9

Punjab govt continues crackdown against sugar price hikers

LAHORE: Under the directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Punjab government continues its crackdown against sugar-price hikers and hoarders across the province. Punjab provincial Minister for Industries Mian Aslam Iqbal said under the directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan,

Expired medical equipment imported from China being sold with new labels

LAHORE: Expired medical equipment imported from China being sold with new stickers and fake dates in Gulf International Market Satellite Town Lahore, sources disclosed on Saturday. According to sources, Gulf Traders imported Expired medical equipment from China and putting fake

Punjab govt withdraws restrictions after decline in coronavirus cases

LAHORE: Punjab government has withdrawn all restrictions after a decrease in coronavirus cases in the province. According to a notification issued by Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare, restrictions imposed in the province under Punjab Infectious Diseases (Prevention and Control) Ordinance

PTI’s decision to challenge ECP verdict proves by-election was rigged: Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz has said that challenging the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) verdict to the Lahore High Court proved the NA-75 by-election was rigged. On a social media website Twitter, the PML-N vice president

NA-75 by-poll: PTI to challenge ECP’s decision after PM’s nod

LAHORE: The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to challenge the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) decision to annul the NA-75 by-election in the Lahore High Court after approval from Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday. According to sources, Prime

Man arrested in Gujranwala over murdering 11 people

The police have arrested a man in Gujranwala on charges of murdering 11 people. The suspect had cases registered against him at multiple police stations across Punjab. He was accused of murdering five people in Bahawalnagar, three in Kamoke, and

Citizens hand over man to police over visa fraud in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A man who had worked in various capacities has been handed over to police by citizens for allegedly duping people on the pretext of providing Saudi visas. According to sources, a man who was collecting millions of rupees from

Woman appeals for financial assistance to treat husband’s cancer

RAWALPINDI: A woman, Sabila Khatun, a resident of Rawalpindi, has appealed to the government and philanthropists to extend financial assistance for the treatment of her husband’s cancer ailment. Talking to MM News, Sabila Khatun said, “My husband Mohammad Khalil was

Major terror plot foiled at Rawalpindi railway station

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Police and Bomb Disposal Squad have foiled a major terror plot by defusing a bottle bomb found at the railway station on Wednesday. According to sources, the police defused the bottle bomb filed with an artificial explosion. Police

Death case of baby girl: Nestle to face criminal trial in Pakistan

LAHORE: A local court on Wednesday summoned Nestle company’s officials to explain their position after declaring the police report of the death case of a baby girl, in favor of the company as fake. As per details, a Judge in

Firdous Ashiq’s video to drag Ranasanaullah in fake cases goes viral

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister’s Special Assistant Firdous Ashiq Awan’s alleged video to drag former Punjab law minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah in fake cases went viral on social media. In the viral video, it can be

PTI resorted to systematic rigging in Daska by-poll: Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz (PML-N) submitted a petition to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) demanding a re-election in the entire NA-75 constituency. Talking to the media the PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz alleged that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)

Allegedly killer of four female social workers gunned down: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Security Forces have on Tuesday gunned a notorious commander of a proscribed organization allegedly involved in the killing of four female social workers, in an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) conducted in Mir Ali area of North Waziristan. According to

Broadsheet pays 20,000 pounds in legal costs to Sharif family

LONDON: After withdrawing its claim over the Sharif family’s Avenfield property in London, UK-based asset recovery firm Broadsheet LLC has paid 20,000 pounds in legal costs to the family of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)supremo Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday. As per

Punjab govt launches ‘Rahmatul-Lil –Aalameen’ scholarship programme

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has launched  ‘Rahmatul-Lil –Aalameen’ (PBUH) scholarships programme for deserving students of province. While addressing the launching ceremony of the programme today, the chief minister said 50 percent of the scholarships would be given

Terrorism, extremism biggest challenges to national security: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar has said Terrorism and extremism biggest challenge to national security. Addressing a media briefing in Rawalpindi today, the DG ISPR said the armed forces have been facing national security challenges

Police kill two members of inter-provincial drug peddlers’ gang

JHELUM: Two members of inter-provincial drug peddlers’ gang were killed and three others arrested after a shootout in Jhelum on Sunday. According to police sources, on a tip-off, a police team carried out a targeted raid in Shamali mohallah in

Police reach PML-N leader’s residence to arrest Rana Sanaullah

WAZIRABAD: Police have reached outside of the house of PML-N district president to arrest former Punjab law minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah. According to sources, the house of PML-N leader Mustansir Hussain Gondal has been cordoned

By-polls: PML-N bags PK-63, vote count continues in other constituencies

PUNJAB: The counting of votes in all four constituencies of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is currently underway with some unconfirmed and unofficial results also being reported. According to the unofficial results of the PK-63 constituency of Nowshera, PML-N’s Ikhtiar Wali

Votes stolen in by-election for PTI, claims Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz has claimed that PML-N workers caught persons working for the PTI “red-handed” allegedly stealing bagfuls of votes cast in  NA-75 by-polls on Friday. The PML-N Vice President released a series of

NA-75 by-election: Two dead as PTI, PML-N supporters clash

DASKA: Two persons died and three others injured after unidentified armed suspects opened fire near four polling stations in Daska during the NA-75 by-election on Friday. According to sources, armed clashes erupted between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz

Punjab govt announces school exam schedule

LAHORE: The Punjab Examination Commission (PEC) has announced the schedule for examinations to be held across schools in the province. According to a notification by PEC, the exams will be held from May 18 to 31 for students of grades

Two shot dead over gambling deal at snooker club in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: A man was killed and one other sustained bullet injuries during a firing incident over a gambling deal at a snooker club in Gujranwala on Wednesday. According to police sources, the incident took place in the city’s Dhale area

Overseas Pakistani woman demands action against property dealer

RAWALPINDI: An overseas Pakistani woman has appealed to the authorities concerned to take action against a property dealer, who illegally occupied her property worth two million in Rawalpindi. The victim told MM News that a property dealer named Raja Faheem

PCB urges teams to religiously follow bio-secure protocols

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has urged the players, support personnel and match officials featuring in the HBL Pakistan Super League 2021 to religiously follow the bio-secure and Covid-19 Protocols to ensure the health and safety of all participants.

23-year-old student found dead in Lahore hostel

LAHORE: The body of a 23-year-old student was found in a hostel in Lahore’s Township neighbourhood on Tuesday, according to the police. The deceased, who hailed from Bahawalnagar, was a student at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. On Tuesday