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  • Nawaz inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, says park not for sit-ins

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that the park is not for sit-in as protesters are often on the look out for such venues...

    "We should also post a sign in the park that it is not a place to hold sit-ins, as protesters are often on the lookout for such venues," said the prime minister...

  • Lake View Park planned at Tanda Dam

    KOHAT: A tourist resort has been approved by converting Tanda Dam into Lake View Park while a hotel and restaurant would be set up in the existing rest house atop the nearby hill...

    A bird’s eye view of both the lake and the Kohat city is available from the existing rest house and the resort’s development would increase its beauty...

  • SC orders audit of DHA Lahore

    ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday issued directives for audit of Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Lahore...

    It is pertinent to mention that DHA Lahore was among 19 organisations refusing the AGP to conduct an audit into their financial affairs...

  • SC asks Lahore DHA to explain expansion

    ISLAMABAD: The expansion of the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), Lahore, came under the microscope on Wednesday when the Supreme Court decided to examine how a commercial enterprise could be vested with excessive powers to extend its peripheries, of its own accord...

    Also read: ‘Is the DHA accountable to the government’The case at hand involves the possession of 156 kanals of land, which DHA Lahore has dubbed ‘Phase 7’, despite the...

  • Lahore DHA blast was an 'accident' caused by cylinder explosion: Rana Sanaullah

    Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said on Friday that the blast in Lahore's DHA area a day earlier was not an act of terror but an "accident", as forensic samples collected from the site had shown that the blast was a cylinder explosion...

    Also read: Rana Sanaullah shifts blame for Lahore blast on protesters"We will take strict action against authorities involved in making substandard cylinders that led to this explosion," he said......

  • SC asks Lahore Cantt Board, DHA, other bodies to give explanation over billboards

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has directed the Lahore Cantonment Board (LCB) and Defence Housing Authority (DHA), National Logistics Cell (NLC), National Highway Authority (NHA) and Pakistan Railways (PR) to give explanation about huge billboards put up in the provincial capital that may pose a threat to public safety...

    During the hearing of a suo motu case on installations of huge billboards in Lahore, the court indicated that it...

  • Terror strikes families in Lahore park; at least 70 killed in suicide blast

    LAHORE: Terrorism revisited the provincial capital after a year on Sunday as a suicide bomber blew himself up in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park, a recreation facility thronged by a large number of people on weekends, killing at least 70 people, including women and children, and injuring more than 300 others...

    The powerful blast ripped through massively crowded area of the park adjacent to Gate 1 which houses swings, train and some other...

  • Chinese group to finalise land for Lahore theme park

    LAHORE: A delegation of the Golden Bean Group of China will visit Lahore in January to finalise the location of a theme park for which the Punjab Board of Investment and Trade will help the company...

    Participants in an investment facilitation committee meeting held at PBIT office on Friday discussed establishment of the amusement park and an aquarium in Lahore...

  • Lahore theme Park to consume 2MW on average

    LAHORE: The divisional administration says the operation of the Rs32 billion Theme Park/Disneyland will consume approximately 2MW electricity on an average and the Punjab government will be responsible for supplying it through the Lahore Electric Supply Company that will install a special feeder...

    “Besides various recreational facilities such as a state-of-the-art water aquarium, roller coasters, the park will also have a five-star...

  • Lahore Eat kicks off at Jilani Park

    LAHORE: Karachi’s much-talked about Eat festival has made its way to Lahore and the sprawling Jilani Park is playing host to the three-day food fiesta...

    Lahore Eat kicked off here on Friday at 4pm and managed to lure a decent crowd on the first day of the families-only festival...

  • SC orders LDA to restore public park altered to build road to Dar's Lahore residence

    Chief Justice (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday gave the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) a 10-day deadline to restore a public park near the residence of former finance minister Ishaq Dar which was altered to build a road leading to his house...

    A three-member Supreme Court (SC) bench, headed by the chief justice, was hearing a suo motu case regarding the alteration of the park in order to build a road ? on Dar's request ? leading...

  • Second phase of LG polls: Sanghar, Hafizabad potential trouble spots: ECP

    ISLAMABAD: Sanghar in Sindh and Hafizabad in Punjab have been identified as potential trouble spots ahead of the second phase of local government (LG) elections in the two provinces, scheduled to be held on Nov 19...

    A meeting of the Election Com­mission of Pakistan (ECP), chaired by Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan, was informed by provincial election commissioners that “extraordinary troop...

  • Murad to inaugurate Karachi development package phase II on Dec 15

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah will inaugurate Karachi development package phase II, which costs Rs8 billion, on Dec 15 and on the same day, one track of the Submarine Chowk underpass will be opened to traffic...

    Mr Shah, while reviewing progress of phase I, directed the local government department to complete all formalities to start work on phase II on the given date...

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