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  • Schools in Punjab closed till Jan 31

    LAHORE: The government has announced closure of all public and private schools in Punjab from Jan 26 to 31...

    “Due to extreme cold and requests from parents, all public and private schools in Punjab will remain closed from Jan 26 to 31...

  • Winter holidays for Punjab schools extended until Jan 12

    The Punjab School Education department, in light of the current cold wave in the province, has directed all government and private schools to remain closed, extending the winter holidays until January 12...

    According to an official handout released on Monday, government and private schools in the province will reopen on Jan 13...

  • Punjab CM’s rare meeting: PTI Faisalabad MPs lament lack of development work in remote areas

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s parliamentarians on Monday expressed their annoyance at Punjab government’s “inefficiency” in delivering services to the masses, deploring a lack of development works in remote districts and tehsils and ignoring the party MNAs proposals in this regard...

    The PTI MNAs and MPAs expressed their concerns at a meeting called by Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar in the backdrop of Prime Minister Imran...

  • SC rejects Aasia Bibi’s plea for early hearing of appeal

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday turned down a request for early hearing of a pending appeal by Aasia Bibi against the Nov 2010 death sentence awarded to her by a trial court in a blasphemy case...

    Advocate Saiful Malook, the counsel for Aasia Bibi, told Dawn that his client had requested the court to fix the matter in the first week of June...

  • Governor pledges help in getting Bibi Aseefa college PMDC recognition

    LARKANA: Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair has promised all-out support to the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University and vowed to help its constituent institutions, the Bibi Aseefa Dental College (BADC) and the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Nursing Institute (SBBNI), get recognition from the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and Pakistan Nursing Council...

    SMBBMU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Ghulam Asghar Channa asked the governor in...

  • COLUMN: Meet Bibi Ashraf

    ’ Here we shall equally respectfully refer to her as ‘Bibi Ashraf,’ as was also done by some in her time...

    But when she died, Bibi Ashraf had been teaching little girls of Lahore to read and write — and much more — for 25 years...

  • Apex court stays execution of Asia Bibi

    LAHORE: Staying the execution of a Christian woman, Asia Bibi, the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday admitted for hearing a petition filed by the death-row prisoner who was convicted on blasphemy charges...

    Read: On death row for blasphemy, Asia Bibi makes final appeal to SCIn her petition, the 50-year-old woman has claimed that she had not made any blasphemous remarks, and rather residents of her neighbourhood had leveled the...

  • Asia Bibi isolated in prison over security fears

    ISLAMABAD: Asia Bibi, a Christian woman on death row for blasphemy, has been put in isolation over fears of attacks by vigilantes enraged over a high-profile ruling in another blasphemy case that moderates said struck a blow against religious extremism...

    Prison officials and rights activists said this week that they were concerned for Asia Bibi's life due to the security threat and her worsening health...

  • SC to hear Asia Bibi's blasphemy appeal on Oct 13

    ISLAMABAD: The accused in the country's most infamous blasphemy case has been granted a fresh chance to escape the gallows after the Supreme Court confirmed Friday it will hear Asia Bibi's appeal against her execution next week...

    Bibi, a Christian mother of five, has been on death row since 2010 in what some activists have called a battle for Pakistan's soul as the state walks a sharp line between upholding human rights and appeasing...

  • Supreme Court adjourns hearing of Asia Bibi case

    The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned a hearing of the final appeal against the execution of Asia Bibi, accused for blasphemy...

    Police and troops had been stationed across Islamabad as the apex court readied to hear the appeal of Bibi who has been on death row since 2010...

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