Punjab’s first woman finance minister to present Rs1154 bn budget in PA

LAHORE:  The Punjab government will present its annual budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 in the Provincial Assembly today (Friday) with an estimated outlay of Rs1154.. Punjab Finace Minister Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha will...

Pakistan detains 5 Thai nationals for travelling with a gun

LAHORE: Pakistani officials said Thursday they have detained five Thai nationals for trying to board a plane with a pistol and ammunition. A handgun and bullets were found in the Thais' luggage as they...

CM Shahbaz, Nisar visit family in Rawalpindi who lost two sons

RAWALPINDI: Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Thursday have paid a visit to an affected family who lost two sons to crime in the area. CM Shahbaz announced Rs...

Blind people protest continue outside Punjab Assembly

LAHORE: Protest of visually impaired people outside Punjab Assembly entered fourth day on Thursday seeking increase in their employment quota and turning temporary employees to permanent job-holders. The protest started on June 8 and...

Seven people killed in Rajanpur, Noshehro Feroz road mishaps

NOSHEHRO FEROZ: At least seven people were killed and over 25 others wounded in two separate roadside accidents in Noshehro Feroz and Rajanpur in Thursday’s small hours. According to Rescue sources, a roadside accident...

Blind persons protest outside Punjab Assembly

LAHORE: Dozens of blind persons gathered outside the Punjab Assembly building in protest against the Punjab government on Wednesday demanding an increase in the job quota for the visually impaired. Blind persons have been...

PTI submits resolution against Modi’s statement submitted in Punjab Assembly

LAHORE: Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly and leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)Mehmoodur Rasheed has submitted a resolution against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement acknowledging his country’s interference in the 1971 war. The resolution...

Two death row convicts die mysteriously

LAHORE: Two death row convicts died under mysterious circumstances at the Kot Lakhpat Jail here on Wednesday. Police said the bodies of the two prisoners have been sent for post mortem which would reveal...

Man held over Multan bus hijacking hoax

MULTAN: A man has been detained over a hoax call made about the hijacking of a bus near Khanewal. "Tanveer, who was one of the passengers on board the bus, told the authorities over...

Three more murder convicts hanged in Punjab jails

LAHORE: Three condemned prisoners were executed in different jails of Punjab this morning. According to the jail sources, two convicts Tariq alias Tara and Aftab Bahadur were hanged to death in Kot Lakhpat jail...

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