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Begum Shamim Akhtar’s funeral prayers offered in Lahore

LAHORE: The funeral prayers of Begum Shamim Akhtar, the mother of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif have been offered at the Sharif Medical City. A large number of people belonging to various walks of life

Beautician gang-raped by four men in Lahore

LAHORE: A beautician was allegedly gang-raped by four men after being called to a house on the pretext of getting the make-up done of a woman. The victim Huma Karamat, a beautician living in Yohanabad, had filed a complaint at

My father used to rape children, reveals child abuse suspect

KARACHI: The main suspect of a child abuse case has made the startling revelation that his father used to sexually assault children in front of him. Police arrested a youth named Abdul Sattar for sexually assaulting and killing a ten-year-old

TLP chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s funeral prayers offered in Lahore

LAHORE: The funeral prayers for Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi were offered at the Minar-i-Pakistan in Lahore. Thousands of people attended the funeral prayers for the cleric who passed away on Thursday evening. His funeral prayers were offered

Smog control room established in parts of Punjab

LAHORE: A smog control room has been established in Punjab’s capital to combat smog that causes health hazards. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam established a smog control room in different areas of

Pakistani student scores highest marks in ACCA globally

LAHORE: A Pakistani boy has been declared the global winner by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for scoring the highest marks among students from all over the world. Hailing from Lahore, a student named Muhammad Abdullah appeared in

Yasir Hussain calls out Karachi to be as clean as Lahore

KARACHI: Television actor Yasir Hussain has called out Karachi to be as cleaned as Punjab’s capital Lahore. The actor took to Instagram and posted on his story where he demanded that Karachi be as clean as Lahore. “Karachi ko bhi

Smart lockdown imposed in different areas of Lahore, Multan

LAHORE: Smart lockdown has been implemented in different areas of Lahore and Multan due to increasing cases of coronavirus. A notification has been issued to implement smart lockdown in 11 areas of Lahore, according to which smart lockdown has been

Actress killed by son over ‘honour’ in Lahore

LAHORE: A local actress was killed by her son allegedly over honour in Hanjarwal area of Lahore. The actress Samina Naz Khattak also known as Naina Ali was killed by her son Ahmed Sheroze. Police have arrested him for murdering

Farmers protest in Lahore to raise support prices of crops

LAHORE: The farmers under the banner of Kisan Ittehad Pakistan resumed their sit-in on Wednesday after a late-night police crackdown on protesters. The Kisan Ittehad had announced to stage a protest outside the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday demanding increased support

Man sexually assaults buffalo in Lahore

LAHORE: Amid the rising incidents of sexual assault against women and children, a shocking incident occurred as a man sexually assaulted a buffalo. A citizen filed a case at Defence C area police stating that his buffalo was sexually assaulted.

Punjab govt prepares Rs2bn relief package for Hafeez Centre fire victims

LAHORE: The Punjab government is set to provide a relief package worth Rs2 billion for the victims of the fire incident at the Hafeez Centre electronics market.  The Commissioner’s Office has sent a report on the damage caused by the

Motorway gangrape victim identifies prime suspects

LAHORE: The victim who was subjected to sexual assault on the Lahore motorway last month has picked out two prime suspects during an identification parade. The two prime suspects named Abid Malhi and Shafqat were identified inside a Camp Jail

Pakistan’s star Babar Azam turns 26 years old

LAHORE: Pakistan’s star batsman Babar Azam has turned 26 years old today. The 26-years old cricketer was born in Lahore on 15th October 1994.   #OnThisDay, A kid was born in Lahore who was destined to become the only batsman to

Lessons from motorway case

The prime suspect in the heinous gangrape incident of the Lahore motorway is now under custody after more than a month on the run. A cat and mouse hunt between him and the Punjab Police came to an end after

Two more dengue cases surface in Punjab

LAHORE: Two new confirmed cases of the dengue virus were reported in Punjab, taking the total number of cases in the province to 105.  The fresh cases were reported in Lahore and Rawalpindi. Patients are under treatment. Out of 105

British Airways resumes flights to Lahore after 40 years

LAHORE: British Airways has resumed direct flights to Lahore as the airline’s first flight touched down at Allama Iqbal International Airport on Tuesday after nearly forty years. Flight BA-259 with 214 passengers on board took off from Heathrow airport and

Main suspect in Lahore motorway gangrape case sent to jail

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court on Tuesday approved the judicial remand and sent the key suspect in the gangrape of a woman on the Lahore motorway to jail. The suspect Abid Ali Malhi was presented in court after he was arrested

Youth dies after falling from train

ISLAMABAD: A 21-year-old youth died after accidentally falling from a train. Sujawal was traveling from Karachi to Islamabad on the Green Line Express when the incident occurred near Lahore train station. Local volunteers helped take the youth to the hospital

Woman waiting for transport gang-raped in Lahore

LAHORE: A woman has been brutally gang-raped by six men while waiting for tranport at the Jaranwala road. The incident took place on 24th September when the victim was waiting to commute at the Jaranwala road after the bus she

Virgin Atlantic to operate directs flights between Pakistan, UK

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet has allowed British airline Virgin Atlantic to start direct flights between Pakistan and the United Kingdom. The airline had also announced three routes to Pakistan from the UK from London-Lahore, London-Islamabad and Manchester-Islamabad from December 2020.

Policewoman accused of threatening Lahore businessman

KARACHI: A female policewoman of Sindh Police Inspector Ghazala, who had earlier blamed senior officials for harassing her, is allegedly involved in embezzling and issuing threats. A Lahore-based businessman, Naeem alias Kalu, has accused the police official of receiving vast

Suspect arrested for raping 8-year-old girl in Lahore

LAHORE: An accused has been arrested in another case of alleged rape of an eight-year-old girl in Lahore. The accused was arrested an hour after the case of the alleged rape of an 8-year-old girl was registered in Lahore. A

PPP local leaders protest over Lahore motorway incident

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People Party (PPP) local leaders staged a protest at the National Press Club over the gangrape of a woman on the motorway and demanded to hang the culprits. The nation is enraged by the incident that occurred on

Female student alleges receiving rape, death threats

LAHORE: A female student has alleged that she has been receiving rape and murder threats and has exposed the man behind it on social media. A boy named Ibsham Zahid, who is a former student of BBTC in Lahore has

PM Imran Khan expected to visit Lahore today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to arrive in Lahore on Tuesday for a day-long visit. During the visit, the prime minister will hold important meetings with Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and higher officials. The prime minister will

Lahore CCPO apologises for his remarks on motorway gang rape

LAHORE: Lahore Capital City Police Office (CCPO) Umer Sheikh on Monday apologised for his statement on the Lahore motorway gang rape incident. The police met with Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar and tendered an uan unconditional apology towards the victim, her

Lahore CCPO blames motorway rape victim for incident

LAHORE: Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Umar Sheikh has blamed the woman, a victim of yesterday’s motorway gang-rape for choosing the wrong route. Talking to a private news channel, the Lahore CCPO said that the victim should have checked her

PCB invites 291 players for U19 trials

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday announced that 291 teenagers will undergo trials for the sqaud of six U-19 cricket associations. The trials will be held from 11-19th September and will be conducted by a four-member selection panel comprising Saleem

Five killed as speeding truck hits rickshaw in Lahore

LAHORE: Five people were killed on Saturday morning when a speeding truck rammed into a rickshaw in Lahore. The incident occurred on Defence Road in Lahore resulting in death of five people on the spot. The victims were identified as