Tag Archives: Lahore

Suspects arrested in Lahore

Police launched a search operation in the provincial metropolis following a threat alert by the spy agencies and arrested more than a dozen suspects on Sunday. Police raided Baghbanpura, Manawan, Factory Area,

A saltish craft

Only if one could accept arguments with a pinch of salt… Nevertheless, one can surely help cure asthma with a few salty artefacts in one’s environs. Sounds absolutely absurd, but its true.

Luxurious SITE 21H in Lahore

Amidst a changing market and growing community needs, City Developers bring to Lahore SITE 21H, luxury residential apartments in the very heart of the city. A total of 31 one, two and

Lahore Whites, SPM enter semis

LAHORE – Lahore Whites and Sayid Paper Mills moved into the regional semi-finals of the 13th National Seniors Cricket Cup after winning their matches at different venues in Lahore. Lahore Whites defeated Multan Tigers by 55 runs. Lahore scored 179-7 in 24 overs against Multan at Khayaban-e-Amin Ground and bowled the opposition out for 124.
Meanwhile at Ali Garh Ground, Model Town, SPM beat Multan Whites by seven wickets. Multan struggled to score 150 runs in their innings. SPM

Seven killed in Lahore

LAHORE – An alleged robber was killed during a “friendly fire” while two of his accomplices had been arrested, police claimed on Thursday. Police said that the alleged robber sustained a bullet and died soon afterwards, when his accomplices opened fire on the house-owner during a robbery attempt in Nishtar Colony area.
Police investigators said that three armed bandits barged into the house of Mohammad Tayyab and held up the inmates at gunpoint. As Tayyab offered resistance, they

Govt hospital in Lahore robbed

LAHORE – Four armed robbers disguised as patients robbed the Government Hospital Shahdara on Wednesday. The criminals, riding on a car, entered the hospital and one of them pretended as a patient.
Later, they held the staff, including nurses and doctors, at gunpoint and snatched more Rs 40,000 in cash and four mobile phones before fleeing the crime scene. The duty officer of the hospital said only four to five employees were present at the time of incident.

CNG dealers go on strike, no petrol in Lahore today

ISLAMABAD/ LAHORE – After the government’s failure to convince the All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) to continue the two-day gas curtailment, the association announced an indefinite strike across the country from 12 midnight today (Wednesday). The Petrol Retailers Association (PPRA) will also support this strike and will keep their petrol pumps closed in Lahore. APCNGA Supreme Council Chairman Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha told reporters that all CNG stations in Punjab would go on an

PML-N declares MQM’s Lahore rally ‘flop show’

LAHORE – PML-N senior leader Khawaja Saad Rafiq has called MQM’s public rally “a flop show,” saying Altaf Hussian’s “London-brand” revolution took its last breath at football ground of Gaddafi Stadium forever. It was not a Jalsa (public meeting), rather a Jalsi that pricked the imaginary publicity bubble that the MQM fantasised, he added.
Saad said the public meeting was a joint show of the MQM and PML-Q, but failed to create any ripple. He said the public meeting could not make

TSP count rises alarmingly in Lahore, Islamabad, Pindi

ISLAMABAD – With ‘Total Suspended Particles’ in the air in Lahore, Islamabad and Rawalpindi exceeding the WHO standard by 4.4 to 7.5, the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) has failed to maintain air quality control, revealed by the agency’s report.
The study was conducted in three cities during the last three months but the results were disappointing. An official in EPA told Pakistan Today that few days back a meeting was also held to review the report and