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April 23, 2018 12:00 AM NAB Lahore deputy director suspended

ISLAMABAD: NAB Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal (retd) has suspended deputy director NAB, Lahore, Ramzan on the charges of alleged inefficiency and negligence in performance of official duties. Ramzan has been suspended with immediate effect, said a press release issued here. An inquiry has been ordered for completion of all codal formalities including opportunity

April 23, 2018 12:00 AM New Islamabad Airport to have capacity of 25m passengers per annum

ISLAMABAD: the New Islamabad International Airport will become operational on May 3. The capital airport is the largest airport of country having state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Initially, nine million passengers will transit through this airport on annual basis. The airport’s ultimate capacity is about 25 million passengers per annum. A senior

April 22, 2018 2:07 AM Crackdown on PTM activists ahead of Lahore rally

LAHORE: In the wake of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement’s (PTM) resolve to stage a rally at Mochi Gate here on Sunday (today), police launched raids late on Saturday and arrested several leaders of the PTM, Awami Workers Party (AWP) and Pashtun students from a local hotel and Punjab University. As the news of the arrests spread through social media, protests

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Pashtuns stage ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ rally in Lahore

LAHORE: The Pakistan Zindabad Movement staged a rally here Saturday to express solidarity with the Pakistan Army and pledged all-out support for country’s security and integrity. The ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ rally travelled from Shahdara to Charing Cross on The Mall, by the Pashtun community living in Lahore. A large number of Pashtun tribal leaders and the youth 4

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Sikh Yatrees leave for India

LAHORE:The Sikh Yatrees after attending the Besakhi festival returned to their homeland on Saturday by special trains. The first train with 650 Sikh Yatrees on board, left for India via Wagah border early in the morning, while a total of 1,730 pilgrims returned to India in three trains. The Besakhi festival is a long established harvest festival in Punjab

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Kulsoom’s cancer spreads, health worsens

LAHORE: Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s throat cancer has begun to spread to the rest of her body and her health is worsening, medical tests have revealed. The ailing wife of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was admitted to a hospital in London in September 2017 after she was diagnosed with a throat cancer. She underwent a surgery wherein doctors removed the cancerous 1

April 21, 2018 12:00 AM Faheem vows to do his best against England, Ireland

LAHORE: Pakistan’s star all-rounder Faheem Ashraf has said he is focused on the series against England and Ireland. “We are confident that we can beat England. We are leaving early for England. We have a practice match there and I hope we will adjust to the conditions as quickly as possible,” he said while talking to reporters at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore 1

April 20, 2018 12:00 AM PHC seals 155 more fake clinics

LAHORE: The Punjab Healthcare Commission on Thursday closed down another 155 fake treatment centres of quacks on Thursday. According to a press release issued here, the PHC teams visited 353 businesses, and closed down 155 centres. The teams, which are being accompanied by officials of the district administration and police, have visited 14 districts 4

April 20, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan Cup from April 25

KARACHI: The five-team Pakistan Cup National One-day Cricket Championship would begin at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad, from April 25, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Thursday. In the day-night, 50-overs-a-side event, which will last till May 6, teams of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federal, Punjab, Balochistan and Sindh will showcase their talent 8

April 19, 2018 1:03 PM Imran invites 'old freind' Nisar to join PTI

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has invited disgruntled PML-N leader and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to join his party. Talking to reporters in Lahore, the PTI chairman praised Nisar for showing courage and refusing to work under Maryam Nawaz. 'Nisar is my old friend and I'm happy that he stood and refused to take orders 5