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Role of seven key accused determined in Sialkot lynching case

GUJRANWALA: The role of seven key accused in the lynching of a Sri Lankan national in Sialkot has been determined in a police investigation on Thursday. “Two accused Imran and Humair attacked Priyantha Kumara with scissors and both scissors used

SL tightens security for Pakistan cricketers amid Sialkot incident

COLOMBO: Pakistani cricketers participating in the upcoming Lanka Premier League will be provided with extra security protection in the wake of the lynching of a Sri Lankan man in Sialkot on Friday. According to media reports circulating in Sri Lanka,

Preliminary report confirms purpose of attacking Priyantha Kumara was revenge

SIALKOT: A preliminary report on the brutal murder of a Sri Lankan factory manager Priyantha Kumara has confirmed that the deceased was targeted by his own workers seeking revenge instead over alleged blasphemy. According to the preliminary investigation report, no

Mahira Khan is ashamed due to ‘lynching incident’ in Sialkot

The horrific news of a Sri Lankan man being lynched at a factory in Sialkot has disgusted actress Mahira Khan as she is feeling ashamed due to such incidents happening in her country. Expressing anger over the killing of a

CM Punjab takes notice of killing of man in Sialkot over alleged blasphemy

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has taken notice of the killing of a man named Priyantha Kumara in Sialkot on charges of alleged blasphemy. According to the sources, a mob in Sialkot tortured Priyantha Kumara, who was a general

Hindu man killed by mob in Sialkot over alleged blasphemy

Priyantha Kumara, a general manager of a private factory titled Rajco industries has been tortured to death in Sialkot on charges of alleged blasphemy. The incident took place on Friday morning when a mob in Sialkot tortured a Priyantha Kumara

PM performs groundbreaking of Sialkot-Kharian motorway

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday performed the groundbreaking of 69 kilometre-long Sialkot-Kharian motorway project. Speaking on the occasion, the prime minister said this is an important and viable motorway project as will promote connectivity of the industrial area

Firdous Awan censures AC Sialkot at Ramazan Bazaar

SIALKOT: Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan is under fire after reprimanding the Assistant Commissioner (AC) Sialkot. Dr Awan visited a Ramazan Bazaar in the city on Sunday and inspected the quality of food there. Upon

Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to land in Pakistan for first time

DUBAI: UAE-based low-cost carrier flydubai is set to become the latest in an increasingly large list of carriers to have reintroduced the Boeing 737 MAX. In a statement, the Dubai-based airline said the first flight to be operated by one

SC declines to suspend ECP’s decision on Daska re-polling

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court declined a petition by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate to suspend re-polling in NA-75 (Sialkot-IV) Daska as per an earlier decision by the Election Commission of Pakistan. The ECP had declared the by-poll held on February 19

By-elections: Voting underway at four constituencies in Punjab, KP

SIALKOT: The voting process had commenced for by-elections in four constituencies including two vacant seats of the National Assembly (NA) and two seats of the provincial assemblies in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is holding

Construction of new airports to help boost exports, tourism: President Alvi

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has said the establishment of Sialkot International Airport Limited (SIAL) will enhance exports and trade activities besides boosting the tourism sector of the country. He made these remarks in a meeting with the management of

PM announces Rs17 billion development package for Sialkot

SIALKOT: Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the mega-development package worth Rs 17 billion encompassing water supply, sewerage system, solid waste schemes and parks would change the fate of Sialkot city. Addressing a ceremony for distribution of cheques of business

PM inaugurates Air Sial as Pakistan’s third private airline

SIALKOT: Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday launched AirSial, the third private airline of Pakistan, which will be operated by the Sialkot’s business community. Federal ministers Hammad Azahar, Ghulam Sarwar, Commerce Advisor Razzak Dawood, SAPM Usman Dar, Punjab Chief MinisterUsman Buzdar,

Smart lockdown enforced in seven cities of Punjab

LAHORE: Smart lockdown has been imposed in COVID-19 hotspots in seven cities of Punjab after showing positive results in curbing the virus spread in the province. The smart lockdown strategy will be imposed in several cities including Lahore, Multan, Faisalabad,

Emirates to operate flights from Sialkot

ISLAMABAD: The Dubai-based airline Emirates has announced to start scheduled flights from Sialkot from 24th June 24. Sialkot will be the fourth destination from Pakistan after Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad.  The airline will start flying from Colombo from 20th June,

Sialkot policemen allegedly kill youth in fake encounter

SIALKOT: Police Officer Muddasir Yaqoob Baryal allegedly has misused power and is involved in the extra-judicial killing of a youth along with several other criminal activities. Baryal is currently posted as SHO Ugoki, a small town in Sialkot district. Along

Firdous Awan stresses public cooperation with police

SIALKOT: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Saturday stressed the need for active public cooperation with the police for good policing and early provision of justice. Addressing media after visiting the newly-established

Woman among three killed in Sialkot firing incident

SIALKOT: A woman and two men were killed after unknown men opened fire at them in Daska, Sialkot today on Thursday. According to initial reports, the woman was the main target of the gunmen on the Daska-Sambrial road. Two passersby,

Protesters attack private hospital over death of teenage boy

SIALKOT: Distressed family of a patient died on Tuesday by alleged negligence of doctors protested against the hospital administration in Sialkot. The relatives of a patient who was under treatment at a private hospital in Sialkot died on Tuesday morning.