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  • Lesco revives 25-year-old Sheranwala grid project

    LAHORE: The board of directors (BoD) of the Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco) on Saturday approved revival of 25 years old project of 132kV Sheranwala Grid Station – a Gas-Insulated Substation (GIS) – directing the authorities to complete it within a short span of time...

    The Rs453 million Sheranwala Grid was envisaged in 1992 for which the then Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) purchased private land, measuring over...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • Jallianwala Bagh

    More than 1,000 unarmed and peaceful civilians were massacred in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, on Besakhi Day on April 13, 1919...

    Consequently, there were large-scale disturbances in Punjab which were suppressed with ruthless measures, including an air raid on Gujranwala...

  • Jallianwala Bagh’s victims anniversary today

    LAHORE: The Bhagat Singh Memorial Foundation will mark the 96th death anniversary of the martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh on Monday (today) at 11...

    “The April 13 recalls a massive bloodshed at Jallianwala Bagh by the British imperialism that claimed lives of many people in 1919,” Mr Qureshi said in a statement on Sunday...

  • Benazir murder case: Court questions PPP leaders ‘disappearance’ from Liaquat Bagh

    ISLAMABAD: The ‘sudden disappearance’ of Rehman Malik, Babar Awan and others from Liaquat Bagh came under discussion during a hearing of the Benazir Bhutto murder case at a Rawalpindi anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Thursday...

    According to his testimony, the then-Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) director general Lt Gen Nadeem Taj and Maj Gen Ehsan met Bhutto the night before her assassination and tried to persuade her not to address...

  • PTI, AML finalise arrangements for Liaquat Bagh gathering today

    RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Awami Muslim League (AML) on Saturday completed arrangements for holding a public gathering at Liaquat Bagh on Sunday night...

    Sheikh Rashid claims govt officials tried to stop his party workers from installing sound system at the venue“On Saturday morning, we were installing a sound system at Liaquat Bagh when PHA officials reached there and tried to stop us...

  • This is not a conspiracy, this is naya Pakistan: Imran sends message to Nawaz at Liaquat Bagh 'Azadi' rally

    Leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the Awami Muslim League (AML) shared a stage Sunday night at Liaquat Bagh in Rawalpindi, where a large number supporters turned up on the call of Imran Khan and Sheikh Rashid for an "Azadi jalsa"...

    Khan, addressing the crowd at Liaquat Bagh after six years, praised Sheikh Rashid for "waging a jihad against corruption and political mafia for the last nine years...

  • Britain must apologise for 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre: London mayor

    Mayor of London Sadiq Khan on Wednesday said that the British government should apologise for the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre during a visit to the memorial site in Amritsar, before departing for Pakistan...

    ”"Poignant visit to the Jallianwala Bagh memorial and gardens in Amritsar today, where I paid my respects to all those who lost their lives in the horrific Jallianwala Bagh tragedy in 1919," Khan wrote on Twitter later...

  • Urdu Bagh faces last hitches in the way of its inauguration

    KARACHI: An excited Dr Fatema Hassan is making hectic efforts, running from the mayor to the chief minister and to many others who matter, to get removed the last hitches in the way of inauguration of Urdu Bagh — a dream project of the Anjuman Taraqqi-i-Urdu named after a building in Aurangabad, India, where the non-governmental organisation had spent its initial days...

    “However, the 1,000-square-yard bungalow could be rented out to...

  • Sit-ins if Nasser Bagh inaccessible to PPP workers, warns Kaira

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Peoples Party has warned of sit-ins when and where its workers are barred from attending the protest camp at Nasser Bagh, Lower Mall...

    If the participants are hindered from reaching Nasser Bagh they will stage a sit-in there and then,” warned central Punjab PPP president Qamar Zaman Kaira, at the venue selected for the camp here on Wednesday...

  • PPP’s Nasser Bagh protest: Sharifs targeted for ‘power fiasco, Indian connection’

    ”Questioning the Nawaz-Jindal meeting’s timing when Pakistani soldiers here and Kashmiris across the Line of Control were laying down their lives, he also raised a finger at Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sudden appearance at the wedding of Nawaz Sharif’s granddaughter, he said, it was a move “unprecedented in the history”...

    Earlier, a large number of PPP activists from within and outside Lahore turned up at the Nasser Bagh to...

  • ‘Bagh Ibne Qasim uplift under way at full pace’

    KARACHI: Restoration and rehabilitation work at the Bagh Ibne Qasim is going on at full swing and soon it will be completed after which it will be opened to public, said city mayor Waseem Akhtar on Sunday...

    Briefing the media persons after a visit to the garden, he said that Bagh Ibne Qasim spread over 130 acres was the biggest park in the metropolis and being near the seaside it had special attraction for the Karachiites, who along...

  • KMC begins facelift of Bagh Ibne Qasim: mayor

    KARACHI: Mayor Wasim Akhtar on Friday visited Bagh Ibne Qasim and said Karachi Metropolitan Corpo­ration had launched the long-ignored park’s facelift project to make it a favourite spot for families...

    “We have begun work on the facelift of Bagh Ibne Qasim with 200 of our staff working on it...

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