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  • Capital and Punjab police leave Nisar’s darbar unhappy

    ISLAMABAD: Thursday was a day of celebration for the police and Frontier Constabulary personnel as Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced at a ‘darbar’ cash prizes, medals and welfare schemes for them for turning the PTI’s threat to “lock down” the federal capital into an anti-climax...

    But the city police, who formed the biggest contingent in enforcing the law to save constitutional democracy from the threat, sat...

  • First Lady visits shelter house, Data Darbar

    LAHORE: On her maiden visit to Lahore after her husband Imran Khan took oath as prime minister, the First Lady Bushra Imran on Saturday spent time with orphans at the Darul Shafqat and visited Data Darbar, the shrine of Ali Hajveri...

    Later, she also visited Data Darbar and offered fateha there...

  • ‘Facilitator’ of Data Darbar suicide blast captured

    LAHORE: In a major operation, the Counter Terr­orism Department (CTD) of Punjab and Intelligence Bureau have arrested the “facilitator” of Data Darbar suicide bomber...

    Mohsin told investigators that Tayyabullah alias Raa­ki, a resident of Mohmand district in KP, had received suicide bom­ber Sadiqullah Momand, an Afghan national who entered Pakistan through Torkham on May 6, and escorted him to Lahore for the May 8 strike that left 12...

  • Data Darbar blast facilitator on physical remand

    LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court on Thursday granted 20-day physical remand of an alleged facilitator of Data Darbar suicide attack to the counter terrorism department (CTD)...

    At least 12 people, including five policemen, had lost their lives when a suicide attacker blew himself up near a police vehicle parked outside the Data Darbar...

  • Data Darbar bombing facilitator sentenced to death by Lahore ATC

    An antiterrorism court (ATC) in Lahore on Thursday convicted and sentenced to death the facilitator of the Data Darbar suicide bombing on May 8 that had left 12 people, including five Elite Force personnel, dead...

    The convict, Mohsin Khan, was sentenced to death on 22 counts — 11 under the Pakistan Penal Code and 11 under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) — and to life imprisonment under the Explosive Substance Act...

  • 1,250MW RLNG-based power project for Jhang approved

    ISLAMABAD: The Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) on Wednesday approved 1,250-megawatt RLNG-based power project near Jhang and decided to advertise 132MW hydropower project in Azad Kashmir for bidding...

    PPIB extends deadline for signing of key agreements with Chinese firm for Matiari transmission lineThis will also be the first-ever high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line in Pakistan of about 660kV with a...

  • AFC confirms funds transfer, checking status of Jhang project

    KARACHI: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Wednesday confirmed it had transferred $650,000 to the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) for a flood relief project in the Jhang district, the status of which it is checking...

    The flood relief project, sanctioned in October 2010, involved the construction of a stadium and a training centre in Jhang which was hit by floods in late July that year...

  • Qandeel murder case: Mufti Qavi apprehended, arrested on the way to Jhang

    Cleric Mufti Abdul Qavi was arrested by police on the highway from Multan to Jhang on Wednesday after his application for an extension in his pre-arrest bail in the Qandeel Baloch murder case was rejected, police said...

    Superintendent of Police Cantonment Dr Fahad later confirmed to Dawn that the cleric had been arrested on the highway from Multan to Jhang and will be presented in the court on Thursday...

  • Jhang rape victim seeks justice

    JHANG: City police have let off the hook all the influential suspects nominated in a gang-grape case and dismissed the first information report (FIR)...

    Considering the situation, her parents shifted her to the house of a close relative, Asghar Ali, who lived near Rashid Chowk, old Jhang city, she added...

  • 11 killed as bus, truck collide in Jhang

    JHANG: At least 11 people were killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a truck here on Saturday, police and rescue sources said...

    The accident took place when a speeding bus collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction on Khushab Road near Nasirabad, Jhang...

  • AFC grills PFF over Jhang project

    LAHORE/KARACHI: As the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) continues its investigation over the fate of its flood relief project in the Jhang district, it has asked three pertinent queries from the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF)...

    ”Lodhi had earlier told Dawn that the PFF had “deposited the amount for the Jhang project [totalling $650,000] in a fixed deposit account to get monthly profit because the PFF could not find land for the...

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