City articles

May Day – Labourers demands rights

Labour Day was celebrated with full spirit and enthusiasm through out the city with rallies, seminars and walks held for raising awareness about the issues faced by labourers. Like other cities around

Sunday bazaar bustles on first Sunday of May

Despite sizzling heat the number of customers at Sunday bazaars of the city increased, as the prices of vegetables decreased. Since it was the first Sunday of the month, the number of

SOPs training for LCUs concludes after a week

A week-long training of 21 women police officers (WPOs) from 17 Ladies Complaint Units (LCUs) all over Punjab ended on April 30. The training was based on the standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Plummeting chicken price sparks buying spree

Chicken prices went down last week sparking a buying spree in the city, although stakeholders in the poultry industry described the current price level as “unrealistic,” saying it would spiral upward again.

Inquiry initiated against Deputy Director Agriculture

Anti-Corruption Establishment (AEC) has initiated an inquiry against under suspension Deputy Director Agriculture, Water Management Lahore Muhammad Tahir Faizi for depriving a person of rupees 3.1 million of by selling a bogus

Aerial firing claims life of woman

Aerial firing at a Mehndi ceremony at Raja Colony Shahdara claimed the life of a 40-year-old woman. The victim identified as Safia Bibi happened to be the wife of SI Mohammad Ashraf,

Paramedics to boycott anti-polio campaign

The Punjab Paramedical Alliance (PPA) has decided to go on strike against a delay in issuance of a notification of a revised service structure for 35,000 paramedical staff all over Punjab. PPA

PU braces for shutdown

The historic Punjab University (PU) could be shut down next week if the Punjab government leaves the university administration at the mercy of Islami Jamiat Taliba (IJT) activists who are adamant that

200 passengers escape death as flight engines fail

Over 200 passengers escaped death or serious injuries when engines of the Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) flight PK-305 failed on Saturday, Pakistan Today has learnt. According to sources, the Karachi-bound Airbus 310

Police torture constable’s son to death

The Lower Mall Police tortured the son of a constable to death during custody on Sunday. Family of the deceased held a protest against police and kept Karbala Gamay Shah Chowk, just

PAPJ’s photo exhibition starts at Aiwan-e-Iqbal

Pakistan Association of Photo Journalists’ (PAPJ) photo exhibition on Kashmir was inaugurated at the Aiwan-e-Iqbal by Azad Kashmir Prime Minister Sardar Attique Ahmed and Pakistan Today Editor Arif Nizami on Sunday. They