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  • Liquor shop collapses in Chandigarh; six killed

    CHANDIGARH: A two-storey liquor store collapsed on Monday killing six labourers in northern India, police said, the latest deadly accident to highlight shoddy construction standards in the country...

    The building in Chandigarh city crumbled as construction workers in an adjoining plot were digging a basement, triggering the wall of the liquor store to cave in...

  • ‘Purpose of Chandigarh visit was to build bridges’

    NEW DELHI: The Gurdaspur terrorist attack near India’s border with Pakistan prompted the chief ministers of Haryana and Punjab to cancel meetings in Chandigarh with Pakistan’s High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Wednesday...

    “It is unfortunate that the High Commissioner had to cancel his visit to Chandigarh as the Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana called off High Commissioner’s calls on them,” a source at the high commission said... ...

  • Fall-off in Indian weddings bodes ill for jewellers, gold

    This bride was lucky because many other weddings will likely be postponed - to the dismay of the country's jewellers...

    “Jewellery demand could drop by 30 per cent (year-on-year) in the second half due to fewer weddings,” said Prithviraj Kothari, vice president of India Bullion & Jewellers' Association (IBJA)...

  • Indian jewellers pull ‘racist’ ad featuring Aishwarya Rai

    A national English newspaper published the Kalyan Jewellers’ advertisement last week that showed a fair Bachchan bejewelled and decked in Indian regal attire, reclining under a parasol held by dark-skinned child...

    The jewellers apologised, saying the ad was “intended to present the royalty, timeless beauty and elegance”...

  • Passerby burnt during jewellers’ protest

    Around 250 jewellers, led by the president of the jewellers’ association, Khawaja Sohail Sadiq, gathered on the road carrying placards inscribed with demands for the arrest of the robbers who took away about three kilogrammes of gold jewellery from a shop at Sarafa Bazaar on Wednesday night...

    The president of the jewellers’ association said: “Police have been doing nothing for the arrest of the culprits and the recovery of the...

  • Jewellers announce opposition to Indian trade fair

    LAHORE: Lahore Sarafa and Jewellers Association have opposed the upcoming Indian Jewellery Show being held in first week of next month here, with the collaboration of Saarc Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)...

    In a joint statement, the association’s President Hafiz Mohammad Ahmed, chairman Haji Afzal, SVP Shehzad Iqbal and general secretary Tahir Mehmood Bhatti said that 12th Saarc...

  • 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...

    Chaudhary Shamshad was elected to the Punjab Assembly from Gujranwala's constituency PP-100 on a Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) ticket... ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    In a raid conducted by FIA officers in Gujranwala, seven suspected traffickers were arrested and 142 original Pakistani passports were recovered, according to an FIA...

  • 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...

    PTI Punjab president Ejaz Chaudhry chaired a meeting of the party’s Gujranwala district’s office-bearers at provincial secretariat on Sunday and asked them to actively work in the re-poll process...

  • Wheat yield may drop in Lahore, Gujranwala divisions

    “The loss has mainly come from the rice belt; Gujranwala and Lahore divisions (Lahore areas bordering Gujranwala district),” explains an official of the Punjab Agriculture Department...

    Explaining area-wise position, another official of the department says: “Rahim Yar Khan and Rajanpur areas are yielding better than last year; Multan, Bhawalnagar and Sahiwal are almost at the same level as of last year but Gujranwala and Lahore...

  • 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...

    Chaudhary Shamshad was elected to the Punjab Assembly from Gujranwala's constituency PP-100 on a PML-N ticket...

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