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  • TTP claims responsibility for killing PML-N MPA in Gujranwala

    PESHAWAR: The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday claimed responsibility for the killing of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) member of Punjab Assembly (MPA) Rana Shamshad who was shot dead along with his son and a party worker in Gujranwala's Kamoki area on Sunday evening...

    Taliban spokesman Mohammad Khorasani told DawnNews that the attack on the legislator was carried out by militants belonging to the proscribed group
  • FIA arrests three suspects from Sialkot, Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA / SIALKOT / QUETTA: Following the discovery of 15 bullet-riddled bodies by the Levies force in Balochistan’s Buleda tehsil on Wednesday morning, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) raided and arrested several human traffickers in Sialkot and Gujranwala districts on Thursday...

    The bodies were brought back to Punjab late on Thursday for burial
  • One hundred years of Islamia College, Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA: The Govt Post-Graduate Islamia College, Gujranwala, formerly Guru Nanak Khalsa College, is going to complete 100 years of its foundation...

    It was in 1912 that some prominent Sikhs of Gujranwala, under the Khalsa Committee or Khalsa Educational Council, established a school in the town
  • FIA arrests eight suspected human traffickers from Gujrat, Gujranwala

    The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday arrested eight suspected human traffickers from Gujranwala and Gujrat as part of a crackdown against trafficking that began following the recovery of the bullet-riddled bodies in Balochistan's Turbat last week...

    The bodies of 20 victims were found in Turbat in two separate incidents last week
  • PTI to support PML-Q candidate in Gujranwala re-poll

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has decided to support the PML-Q candidate, Nasir Cheema, in the re-poll in PP-97 Gujranwala...

    The election commission had found rigging and irregularities at 34 polling stations of the constituency and ordered re-polling in it with the same candidates
  • Wheat yield may drop in Lahore, Gujranwala divisions

    LAHORE: As harvesting starts, Punjab now expects to reap 19...

    55 million ton wheat against earlier estimates of over 20 million ton, as a combination of climate change – hailstorms, windstorms, persistent rains (over 300mm in March alone) in rice zones – and rust attack take toll on the crop
  • PML-N MPA, son shot dead in Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA: PML-N's member of Punjab Assembly (MPA) Rana Shamshad was shot dead along with his son and a party worker in Kamoki on Sunday evening...

    According to DawnNews, the Punjab legislator was on his way home from his farmhouse in Kot Raja— accompanied by his son, nephew and a party worker— when armed assailants, reportedly on board a black car, opened heavy fire at the MPA's vehicle
  • FIRs lodged against 52 suspects of Gujranwala protest

    GUJRANWALA: Police have lodged two first information reports (FIR) against 52 individuals allegedly involved in the May 25 lawyers' protests following the Daska shootings ? where two lawyers were shot dead...

    The FIRs were registered at the Civil Lines police station naming eight individuals ? including Advocate Imran Muneer Saghir, who was charged for vandalising an elite forces' vehicle with a brick ? while 44 accused remain unnamed
  • Rapist, killer of minor hanged in Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA: A man convicted for rape and murder of a minor boy was hanged in the central jail here on Wednesday...

    According to Jail Superintendent Chaudhry Asghar, convict Qasir Shah had murdered seven-year-old Ayan after subjecting him to rape at Walgan Sagyan village in Sukhayki area of Hafizabad district in 2006
  • 10 injured as four train bogies derail in Gujranwala

    At least 10 people were injured on Tuesday when four bogies of the Peshawar-Lahore bound Jaffar Express derailed in Gujranwala, rescue officials said...

    The train derailed near the Qila Chand bypass and the bogies fell over into water gathered by the side of the rail track, they added
  • COAS visits Gujranwala Garrison

    GUJRANWALA: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday visited the Gujranwala Garrison, where he was given briefing on operational preparedness of the Gujranwala corps, progress on operation Raddul Fasaad and census, says a press release issued by the ISPR...

    The COAS also addressed officers of the Gujranwala Garrison and visited Pasrur Cantt
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