Pakistan’s geography key to its successful future: US Council General

LAHORE: United States’ (US) Council General in Pakistan Zachary Harkenrider has on Saturday said that geography of Pakistan is the country’s biggest power and the key to its future success. He said that poultry industry has been playing a key role in strengthening Pakistan’s...

Dissident PML leaders agree to form united party

LAHORE: The dissident workers of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), like-minded group, All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), Muslim Conference Azad Kashmir and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) gathered on Saturday and agreed to form a united Muslim League. The constitution and policies of the new party...

Govt allocated Rs. 58bn for Nandipur power project, not 81bn: Asif

SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif has on Saturday said that a sum of Rs. 58 billion had been allocated for Nandipur power project and saying that Rs. 81 billion had been allocated for it is unfair. Talking to media...

Govt has handed over Lahore to sympathisers of terrorists: Bilawal

LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday took aim at the Nawaz-led government and said that the incumbent government has handed over Lahore to sympathisers of terrorists. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was addressing farmers at Kissan Convention in Lahore. He said...

Jaish-e-Mohammad’s ‘terrorist’ arrested in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Counter Terrorism Department of Punjab Police has arrested an alleged terrorist and recovered explosives and detonators from his possession in Rawalpindi. The arrested terrorist was identified as Aqeel Khalid, who belongs to banged group Jaish-e-Mohammad. The accused has been shifted to unknown location...

Dengue spray affects 35 more girl students in Punjab

JEHLUM: At least 35  girl students fell unconscious at a government high school Saturday after anti-dengue spray by the local administration in Jhelum. The affected students were rushed to Domeli Hospital. A similar incident also took place in Attock on Thursday where scores of...

Solar energy cheapest way to generate power: Shahbaz

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that the solar energy is the cheapest way to generate power. He was addressing a news conference in Lahore on Friday evening.He said that there is a vast potential for hydel-power projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

Several shop shades gutted in Township fire

LAHORE: Over 40 shop-shades were gutted in a fire at Township Model Bazaar here. Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the incident and ordered an enquiry of the incident. According to Rescue authorities the fire was caused by short-circuit at a...

Pakistan hands over Indian woman to BSF ‘who crossed border by mistake’

LAHORE: Indian national, Shamim Akhtar on Friday has been repatriated after she mistakenly crossed border. According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Akhtar, a resident of Nakarkot village in Poonch district of occupied Kashmir was handed over to Indian authorities. The Indian citizen...

Punjab govt increases PTI leaders’ security in wake of threats

LAHORE: Punjab government in wake of the threats given to various Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) leaders by banned outfits has beefed up their security here on Friday. PTI wrote a letter to Chief Minister (CM) Punjab for provision of security after various party leaders including...

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