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    Darjeeling Budget Hotels On Mall Road Lahore

  • Tourists flee as Darjeeling troubles boil over

    KOLKATA: Thousands of tourists fled the Indian hill resort of Darjeeling on Monday after local activists demanding the creation of a new Indian state warned that a general strike could degenerate into violence...

    Riots and arson attacks in Darjeeling last week left 12 people injured and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) group warned at the weekend that “untoward” events could happen when the general strike started on Monday...

  • Fresh violence claims two lives in Darjeeling

    MUMBAI: Two people have been killed as fresh violence erupted in India’s Darjeeling hills in protests over the killing earlier of a member of an ethnic minority, police said on Sunday...

    The eastern state of West Bengal, where the tea-growing region of Darjeeling is located, has deployed troops to keep the peace, the second time in three weeks, an army spokesman said...

  • Protesters parade bodies amid Darjeeling unrest

    DARJEELING: Hundreds of protesters on Sunday paraded with coffins of two men they claimed were killed in clashes with Indian security forces in Darjeeling, as the hill resort reels from separatist unrest...

    Hundreds of mourners silently escorted the coffins through the streets of Darjeeling, waving India’s flag and posters calling for peace...

  • Landslides kill at least 21 in India's Darjeeling

    KOLKATA: Landslides triggered by heavy rain killed at least 21 people across India's famed tea-growing region of Darjeeling, with more feared trapped under mounds of mud and debris, police said Wednesday...

    Rescuers were digging through tonnes of sludge searching for residents after overnight landslides struck homes built on slopes in the towns of Mirik, Kalimpong and Darjeeling in West Bengal state...

  • Mall Road to remain closed on 6th

    RAWALPINDI: Mall Road will remain closed for traffic during the Pakistan Day celebrations on Sunday...

    The areas to be affected include T&T Chowk to Shalimar Chowk, Kashmir Road, T&T Chowk to Chungi No 22, Tameezuddin Road, PC Hotel turn to CSD, Tufail Road, GHQ gate No 3 to Chungi No 22 and from Iftikhar Janjua Road to the GHQ...

  • LHC reserves verdict on petition against PAT Mall Road rally

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday reserved its judgement on a petition filed against the Pakistan Awami Tehreek-led (PAT) protest being held on The Mall today...

    The PAT is set to relaunch its protest campaign to “force the PML-N out of power – both in the federal and provincial governments” ? shortly and leaders of the PTI and PPP are expected to attend the inaugural rally on The Mall...

  • Lahore's administration rejects Awami Tehreek's request to stage sit-in on The Mall

    The Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Lahore has turned down Pakistan Awami Tehreek's (PAT) request to stage a sit-in on Istanbul Chowk on The Mall on August 16, DawnNews reported on Tuesday...

    Due to the imposition of Section-144 in the area — that forbids more than four people to gather in one place — and August 16 being a working day, a sit-in on a main road of the city will cause difficulties to the public, said the spokesperson for...

  • Jailed Indian tycoon seals deal to keep hotels

    MUMBAI: The Sahara Group of jailed Indian tycoon Subrata Roy said Monday it had reached a deal with Britain's billionaire Reuben brothers to avert the sale of three luxury hotels overseas...

    “It is a matter of great satisfaction to our chairman, Shri Subrata Roy Sahara, that the Indian flag will continue to fly on these three globally-renowned hotels...

  • Occupancy rates rise, but hotels differ on CPEC-related business

    However, hotels in different cities offer divergent views on business generated by CPEC-related activity...

    Hotels in Karachi are witnessing comparatively higher number of Chinese visitors, whereas hotel operators in Lahore, Islamabad and Rawalpindi say the role of CPEC was not significant in a rise in occupancy...

  • Hotels, college canteens sealed

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority teams on Thursday sealed various eateries, restaurants and food production units besides imposing fine on others in various parts of the city...

    It also sealed two canteens of Lahore College for Women University (Jail Road)...

  • Chinese city hotels asked to turn away people from five Muslim countries

    BEIJING: Police have ordered some low-end hotels in the Chinese metropolis of Guangzhou not to allow guests from five Muslim-majority countries to stay, though China’s foreign ministry said it had never heard of the policy...

    Three hotels with rooms costing about $23 a night said they had received police notices as early as March, telling them to turn away people from Pakistan, Syria, Iraq, Turkey and Afghanistan...

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