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    Hiran Minar Sheikhupura History Alive

  • EPICURIOUS: MADHUR JAFFREY’S HIRAN KEBAB

    Hiran gosht was a great favourite of my father’s, and my mother occasionally smuggled beef — something my father was averse to — to the table under the guise of shikar gosht...

    The history of the spread of curries is fascinating as it parallels the movement of Indians as indentured labourers through the West Indies, as well as Asian and African countries...

  • History comes alive

    VETERAN journalist Subhatra Bhumiprabhas has been fascinated by Myanmar for as long as she can remember so her decision to translate into Thai two books covering Burmese history came as no surprise to those who knew her...

    “And I have always been interested in history, especially that of Burma...

  • 111 child abuse cases reported in Sheikhupura in 2017 alone, Senate committee told

    More than 100 cases of violence against children, including cases of murder and sexual abuse, were reported during the ongoing year in the Sheikhupura region, which comprises the Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib and Kasur districts, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Shahzad Sultan told the Senate's Standing Committee on Human Rights on Wednesday...

    For example, two boys and five girls were killed after being raped in Kasur, whereas...

  • Christian man tortured in Sheikhupura for 'befriending' Muslim woman

    A Christian man was reportedly assaulted and burnt with hot iron rods, allegedly by the family of a Muslim woman in Sheikhupura district, for having "friendship" with her, it has been learnt...

    The victim had received severe burn wounds and after failing to get proper medical care in Sheikhupura, he was shifted to Mayo Hospital, Lahore, on Sunday for further medical treatment...

  • Employer chops off boy’s hand in Sheikhupura

    SHEIKHUPURA: The Safdarabad police registered a case against four people on Tuesday on the orders of court for allegedly chopping off the right hand of a 13-year-old servant...

    Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has sought a report from the Sheikhupura regional police officer about the incident...

  • PPP Sheikhupura leader, 30 others join PTI

    LAHORE: PPP leader from Sheikhupura Rana Abbas Ali Khan along with 30 office-bearers of the party’s local chapters announced joining the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in a meeting with Chaudhry Sarwar here on Tuesday...

    Abbas Ali Khan was the PPP candidate for PP-165 Sheikhupura in the last general elections...

  • Five Al-Qaeda terrorists killed in Sheikhupura 'encounter'

    SHEIKHUPURA: At least five suspected terrorists said to be affiliated with Al-Qaeda were killed in an alleged exchange of fire with police personnel in Punjab's Sheikhupura district on Saturday...

    “At around 2am, police personnel escorted a prisoner Kashif alias Kashi from Lahore to a terrorists hideout in Sheikhupura, in order to recover an arms cache,” said a spokesman from Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Punjab...

  • Seven suspected TTP, LJ militants killed near Sheikhupura

    LAHORE: Seven 'militants' suspected of involvement in the banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were killed during an alleged exchange of fire with police personnel in Sheikhupura on Sunday...

    A Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Punjab spokesman said Sheikhupura police "received information from a credible source that nine to ten suspects belonging to the TTP and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi" were present near...

  • Six killed in ‘encounter’ near Sheikhupura

    LAHORE: Shahbaz Taseer’s alleged kidnapper and five other suspected militants were killed in an ‘encounter’ with a team of the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) near Sheikhupura late on Saturday night...

    At around 12:30am, the CTD team raided a house near the Sheikhupura Bypass...

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