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  • Police claim arrest of Karachi ‘knifeman’ in Mandi Bahauddin

    KARACHI/LAHORE/SAHIWAL: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested in Mandi Bahauddin the prime suspect in attacking women with a sharp object, probably scalpel, in Karachi in a joint operation conducted by Sahiwal and Karachi police...

    After the Karachi attacks, a similar incident occurred in Lahore’s Chuhng area when a bike-rider allegedly stabbed and injured a woman a few days ago...

  • NA-108 by-poll: PML-N wooing its disgruntled leaders in Mandi Bahauddin

    GUJRAT: The ruling PML-N has started wooing its disgruntled leaders in Mandi Bahauddin district back into party fold to strengthen its position ahead of the by-election in NA-108...

    In the political arena of the NA-108, where by-election is scheduled for June 8, former PPP MPA from Mandi Bahauddin city Tariq Mehmood Sahi is likely to join the PTI since his rival Dewan Mushtaq is expected to rejoin the PML-N...

  • NA-108 by-poll PPP reminds voters what it has done for Mandi Bahauddin

    GUJRAT: Senior leadership of the Pakistan People’s Party in a bid to muster support for party candidate Asif Basheer Bhagat in the NA-108 by-election has reminded the people of Mandi Bahauddin that it was the PPP that had awarded the area a status of district two decades ago for which the area people had been striving since long...

    Before the creation of the district, Mandi Bahauddin and Malakwal were the part of Phalia tehsil in...

  • COLUMN: A SCENE IN MANDI BAHAUDDIN

    I recently made a flying visit to Pakistan to attend a conference at the University of Sargodha, Mandi Bahauddin campus...

    Unfortunately, I haven’t yet had the chance to watch an Ajoka production, though I hope to right this wrong when I next go to Lahore...

  • Sanity saves the day in Mandi Bahauddin

    MANDI BAHAUDDIN: Chak 44 is calm after an incident a month ago threatened to break its tranquility in Malakwal tehsil of Mandi Bahauddin...

    You will hear some bad things about our Chak in Gojra and Mandi Bahauddin cities, while the picture portrayed in Lahore and Islamabad is worse,” said Mr Khan, who teaches at the Government High School of the village...

  • Mandi Bahauddin election scene: Ruling party MNAs at loggerheads

    GUJRAT: Ruling PML-N candidates in Mandi Bahauddin face a tough challenge from none other than their own party colleagues who are contesting independently in the local government elections second phase scheduled to be held on Nov 19...

    There are 80 rural union councils in the district -- 30 in Mandi Bahauddin tehsil, 28 in Phalia and 22 in Malakwal...

  • Situation in Mandi Bahauddin village ‘under control’

    LAHORE: Rejecting some social media reports, Mandi Bahauddin police say no one has tried to attack Christian community in a village close to the town and the situation there is under control...

    A local Christian leader told Dawn that Imran Masih, a sweeper in a health centre in Mandi Bahauddin, attended a marriage ceremony of his Muslim colleague’s daughter and made a video of celebrations on his cell phone in mid April...

  • District profile: Party lines blur in Mandi Bahauddin

    DESPITE internal rifts and groupings within the local rank and file of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in Mandi Bahauddin district, there will be a tough competition between the candidates of the two parties on as many National Assembly (NA) seats and four Punjab Assembly (PA) seats of the district...

    Take a look: Electable, biradari, party politics in Punjab Similarly a strong group...

  • At least four Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin women to get reserved seats

    GUJRAT: At least four women politicians from Gujrat and Mandi Bahauddin are likely to be selected as national and provincial lawmakers on reserved seats...

    Khadija, who lives with her family in Lahore, has been an MPA from the PML-Q in 2002, 2008 as well as in 2014 – after a seat got vacated -- due to her mother’s strong affiliation with the Chaudhrys of PML-Q...

  • How Facebook is killing Lahore's Heera Mandi

    LAHORE: Pakistan's oldest red light district was for centuries a hub of traditional erotic dancers, musicians and prostitutes ? Pigalle with a Mughal twist, deep in the heart of the vibrant city...

    But as an e-commerce boom revolutionises how Pakistanis conduct the world's oldest profession, locals say the historic Heera Mandi district is under threat...

  • Sightseeing Lahore: Shahbaz inaugurates double-decker tourist bus service

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated on Wednesday Pakistan's first sightseeing double-decker bus service for tourists in the provincial capital...

    The double-decker bus service, namely "Sightseeing Lahore", is part of a project of the Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) to promote cultural and historical heritage of the province...

  • Double-decker bus service for tourists launched in Lahore

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated the first tourist double-decker bus service at Punjab Stadium here on Wednesday, and was among the first batch of passengers on it...

    PML-N leader Khwaja Ahmed Hassaan lent the chief minister Rs200 to buy a ticket for boarding the bus that has been reintroduced to the city after decades...

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