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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

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

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

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

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

PCB announces ticket prices for PSL 2021 matches

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced ticket prices for 30 of the 34 matches of the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), which will be played from February 20. According to the PCB statement, ticket denominations

Palwasha Bashir wins National Badminton title for 10th time

KARACHI: Palwasha Bashir from National Bank grabbed the women’s singles crown for the 10th time as the 58th National Badminton Championship concluded on Monday. On a social media website Twitter, she said, “NATIONAL CHAMPION WOMENS DOUBLES – 2021 Alhumdulillah Folded

Ali Zafar to feature in PSL 2021 music programme

LAHORE: Pakistani singer Ali Zafar is currently shooting for a music programme which will be showcased before the opening match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 6 in Istanbul, disclosed the PCB on Sunday.  Pakistani musician Ali Zafar will be

PM directs to end unreasonable difference in prices of edible items

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed authorities to end the unreasonable differences in market and retail prices of edible items so that provision of foodstuff can be ensured to the people at the lowest possible rates. While chairing a

Match officials for PSL 2021 confirmed

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board today announced match officials for the HBL Pakistan Super League 2021, which will be held in Karachi and Lahore from 20 February to 22 March. As per details, Aleem Dar, Michael Gough and Richard Illingworth

PM Imran inaugurates urban forestry project, urges to tackle environmental pollution

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government’s major plans to tackle the growing threat of smog and pollution in all megacities of the country especially in Lahore. The Prime Minister while inaugurating the Miyawaki Urban Forest Project at

Pakistani student declared global prizewinner for scoring highest marks in ACCA

LAHORE: An Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) student from Lahore, has been declared the global prizewinner for scoring the highest marks in the Financial Reporting exam conducted in December 2020. Despite much disruption globally as a result of the

1st T20I: Pakistan beat South Africa by three runs

LAHORE: Pakistan on Thursday beat South Africa by three runs at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium in the first Twenty20 International, as Mohammad Rizwan hit a magnificent ton to put up a good score for the Men In Green. Mohammad Rizwan became

Blind female student sets example for others by obtaining Ph.D degree

LAHORE: A blind female scholar, Ayesha Saleem Kopi has set an example for all struggling females by completing a Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences at the University of Management and Technology (UMT) Lahore. Ayesha has proven that disability cannot become

80-year-old elderly man marries childhood love interest

LAHORE: An 80-year-old elderly man has set a new example by marrying his childhood love interest. Interestingly, the 80-year-old named Attar Mayon married his childhood love interest who is now 75-years old woman named Nazira Bibi. According to details, both

PCB appoints Bookme.pk as ticketing partner for PSL-6

LAHORE: Pakistan’s leading e-ticketing platform Bookme. pk has been appointed ticketing partners for the HBL Pakistan Super League-6 which commences at the National Stadium Karachi from 20 February. As announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) last week, around 7,500

Police arrest three armed men outside Lahore sessions court

LAHORE: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested three armed men from the central gate of a session’s court in Lahore. According to the sources, the arrested men were carrying sophisticated weapons including rifles as well as magazines and bullets.

Punjab govt announces Rs 15 billion development package for Rajanpur

LAHORE: Special Assistant to Chief Minister of Punjab for Information Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the development of backward areas is first priority of the PM Imran government. in a tweet, Firdous Ashiq Awan said that Usman Buzdar has

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

PSL 2021 song featuring Aima Baig, Naseebo Lal released

LAHORE: The Pakistan Super League (PSL)’s song for the sixth edition has been released nationwide on Saturday. According to a statement issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the song, “Groove Mera, features Naseebo Lal, Aima Baig, and Young Stunners.

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

Spinner Anam Amin reaches tenth position in women’s T20I bowling rankings

LAHORE: Pakistan spinner Anam Amin has reached tenth presumption successful in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s T20I rankings for bowlers. As per details, the spinner reached the tenth position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s T20I rankings for

Court directs govt to set quota for Transgender person in PPSC exams

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has directed officials of government to set a quota for Transgender persons in Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) examinations. Justice Faisal Zaman Khan of Lahore High Court heard the petition of Transgender Fayyazullah on Wednesday.

Punjab govt decides to switch all Basic Health Units to solar energy

LAHORE: Punjab government has decided to convert all Basic Health Units (BHUS) to solar energy. In this regard, Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid signed an agreement with Punjab Minister for Energy Dr Akhtar Malik to shift all the Basic

Punjab reports 573 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths

LAHORE: The Novel Coronavirus claimed 13 more lives during the last 24 hours, whereas 573 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Wednesday across the province which pushed the death toll to 4,806. According to data shared by Punjab Primary

Allama Iqbal’s sculpture: Two officials suspended for negligence

LAHORE: Punjab government has suspended two officials of the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) Lahore for ‘negligence of duty’ after a furor on social media over a statue of Allama Iqbal installed in the city’s Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park. According to an

Punjab approves 15-years relaxation in age limit for govt jobs

LAHORE: The Punjab government has approved the relaxation of up to 15 years in the upper age limit for government jobs in the province. It should be mentioned here that the earlier age limit relaxation for government jobs was 10