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  • Third gas discovery in Hala

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Petroleum Ltd (PPL) has made another hydrocarbon discovery at its exploration well Fazl X-I located in Hala block...

    Hala block, which covers an area of around 276 square kilometres, is a joint venture between PPL and Mari Petroleum Company Ltd, with 65 per cent and 35pc working interest, respectively...

  • Domestic worker recovered from TV anchor Gharida Farooqi's house

    Punjab police on Monday recovered a young girl, allegedly employed as a house maid, from television anchor Gharida Farooqi's home in Lahore on the orders of a sessions court...

    Mohammad Munir had moved the court for the recovery of his 15-year-old daughter, who had been employed by the anchorperson at her residence in Lahore's Bahria Town, alleging that the girl was being held captive against her and her family's will...

  • ASWJ's Aurangzaib Farooqi released

    RAWALPINDI: Leader of Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) Aurangzaib Farooqi was released from Adiala jail on Monday night after the anti-terrorism court granted him bail...

    According to the police, Farooqi was arrested from Taxila on June 6, 2015 on the charge of violating ban on delivering hate speech and was booked under the new laws...

  • PTI and PML-N candidates back ASWJ’s Farooqi on Malir NA seat in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Rah-i-Haq Party — an electoral platform for the outlawed Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) — on Tuesday claimed to have got support of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf for its key leader, Aurangzeb Farooqi, who is contesting elections on NA-238...

    Former provincial minister belonging to the Pakistan Peoples Party, Haji Muzaffar Shujra, who is contesting this election as an independent...

  • 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...

  • NAB reopens Lahore Development Authority plots case against Nawaz

    LAHORE: A day before ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is appearing before an accountability court in Islamabad in corruption and money laundering cases, the National Accountability Bureau, Lahore, on Monday launched another investigation into illegal allotment of plots against him...

    The decision to open the decades-old case against Mr Sharif was taken in a meeting of NAB here on Monday which was presided over by Director General...

  • Court asked to shift Samia case to Lahore

    LAHORE: The husband of alleged honour killing victim British-Pakistani Samia Shahid has requested the Lahore High Court to transfer trial of the suspects from Jhelum to Lahore...

    Syed Mukhtar Kazim, the complainant in the case, made this request in a transfer application taken up by a single bench on Monday along with an objection put by the registrar office...

  • Terror, murder sections added to constable killing case in Lahore

    LAHORE: Adding terror and murder sections to the case, the police arrested on Tuesday the three people who had allegedly rammed the car into a police checkpoint in Defence, killing a constable and injuring another late on Sunday...

    The Lahore capital city police officer has directed the police officers to send a request to the inspector general to declare Mustansar Hussain a martyr...

  • First H1N1 case reported in Lahore

    LAHORE: After causing a scare in Multan, the H1N1 seasonal influenza struck the provincial capital where a first case was tested positive for the disease...

    Health dept issues advisory; 66 patients tested positive for disease, 21 died across Punjab since August lastOn finding the first case in the provincial capital, the Directorate of Health Services issued on Tuesday an advisory to all the government hospitals of the province to...

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