Saturday, June 24, 2017

Terror alert: TTP likely to target key politicians in Punjab

RAWALPINDI: Law enforcement agencies have been directed to ensure foolproof security of important political personalities, including Punjab governor and chief minister, following threats of attacks by

Internet services in Punjab to face new taxes

LAHORE: The government of Punjab has decided to add collect more general sales tax from the 62 services providing commercial internet services in the province. However, internet services under student

Punjab unveils Rs1.977 trillion budget for the year 2017-18

LAHORE: Punjab Finance Minister Dr. Ayesha Ghaus presented the fifth provincial budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2017-18 with total outlay of Rs1.977 billion. The budget session was presided over by

Peshawar-Lahore bound Jaffar Express derailed in Gujranwala

SANA MAHMOOD GUJRANWALA: Four bogies of Peshawar-Lahore bound Jaffar Express derailed near Qila Chand bypass here today. Ten people got seriously injured as the wagons turned-turtle and fell over water. Fifty

2000 Sikhs converge at Hasanabdal to celebrate Vaisakhi

M. M. ALAM HASANABDAL: 2000 Sikhs from various countries converged here to celebrate Vaisakhi festival marking 319 years of Khalsa (the righteous Sikh brotherhood) tomorrow (Friday 14th April). The festivities

In persuit of Gaddi: Former DD of EC turned ‘Gaddinasheen’ killed 20 disciples in Sargodha shrine

M. M. ALAM SARGODHA: Mentally unstable (?) Abdul Waheed (father of five), who transformed himself into the custodian (Gaddinasheen) of Dargah Ali Muhammad Gujjar here after retiring a year ago as Deputy

Train driver, two passengers killed, 10 passengers injured as Shalimar Express caught fire after colliding with oil tanker at Shaikhupura

M. M. ALAM SHAIKHUPURA: Three people including train driver lost life and 10 passengers got injured when seven carriages of night coach Shalimar Express caught fire after colliding with  a tripledecker

Passengers injured as Night Coach Shalimar Express caught fire after colliding with oil tanker near Shaikupura Hiran Minaar

M. M. ALAM SHAIKHUPURA: 7 carriages of Night Coach Shalimar Express that departed from Lahore towards Karachi caught fire when the train collided with an oil tanker at midnight here at Hiran Minaar. Three

Provincial govt takes several steps for protection of women: Shahbaz Sharif

MULTAN: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that provincial government has taken number of steps for the protection of women. He was addressing an inauguration ceremony of ‘Violence Against


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