Pakistan News

    Dps Lahore

  • Solidarity with Afghan DPs expressed on World Refugee Day

    QUETTA: The UNCHR observed the World Refugee Day on Tuesday to express solidarity with Afghan refugees living in Pakistan for the past 30 years...

    The head of the UNHCR’s sub-office in Quetta, Fabio Varoli, said at a function that culture was a neutral and powerful means to generating solidarity and sensitivity among fellow human beings
  • Food poisoning sickens 700 at Mosul DPs camp; two die

    HASSAN CAMP: A mass food poisoning at a camp for the displaced near the northern city of Mosul has killed at least two people and sickened over 700, Iraq’s health minister said on Tuesday...

    An Iraqi lawmaker who visited the camp and Saudi state television accused a charity from Qatar a small Gulf Arab country engulfed in a major diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia and several other Arab and Muslim nations of providing the tainted food
  • DPs fleeing conflicts to hit record this year: UN

    GENEVA: The number of people displaced by war and violence is set to hit a record high this year, the UN said on Friday, warning that one in every 122 people had been forced to flee home...

    The UN refugee agency released a report showing rocketing numbers of people living as refugees, asylum seekers or displaced within their countries during the first half of this year, and indicated that the full-year figures would be devastating
  • Afghan DPs’ stay to be extended, says Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan told the Senate on Wednesday the government had no option but to extend the period of stay of Afghan refugees in the country despite having serious reservations over the matter...

    Briefing the upper house of parliament on the progress made on the National Action Plan (NAP) in the last six months, the minister said the deadline for the return of Afghan refugees to their country was...
  • DPS branch to be established at Lalamusa

    GUJRAT: A branch of the Divisional Public School (DPS) will be established in Lalamusa and will start functioning with the beginning of the next academic session in March/April next year...

    An earlier plan of the district administration to set up a branch of Jinnah Public School in Lalamusa city on the consistent demand of ruling lawmakers had now been replaced with that of the DPS...

  • Larkana DPs

    IN 2007, Pakistan was struck by a disastrous flood which was the outcome of the melting of glaciers and heavy summer monsoon rains...

    The fast-flowing water started its journey from the northern mountains, passed through Punjab with its devastating effects and finally entered Sindh
  • Pakistan backs safe, dignified return of Afghan DPs, says PM

    UNITED NTIONS: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reminded the world that for nearly four decades, Pakistan has served as a generous host to millions of Afghan refugees...

    In his address to a high-level meeting on large scale movement of refugees and migrants on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Mr Sharif reminded the international community that this was the largest protracted refugee situation in the world
  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • City Diary: Beautification of Lahore to reflect culture, history and tradition

    The divisional administration’s policy to involve the National College of Arts (NCA), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA), Parks and Horticulture Authority and others in planning, designing and executing small pilot schemes for the city’s beautification in view of its natural, cultural, heritage and historical values is a right step in the right direction...

    “After completion of...

  • Conservation of Lahore

    Unfortunately, it would appear that the administrators of Lahore, the historical timeline of which spans several centuries, have not even reached this rudimentary level of reasoning...

    The Punjab and Lahore administrations do urgently need to take all such reservations into account and to have the moral courage to go back to the drawing board if required...

  • Fantastic Five win Lahore leg of Neymar Jr’s Five qualifiers

    LAHORE: After a series of pulsating matches, Fantastic Five outwitted their rivals to win the Lahore leg of the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five qualifiers on Sunday...

    The champions from Lahore join Steel Town FC 2 from Karachi in a three-way battle for the national champion’s title; the two teams are going to compete with the winners from Islamabad leg of the qualifiers in a play-off — national finals will take place in April...

  • More
Back to top