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  • MCI allows installation of billboards in Lakeview Park

    ISLAMABAD: In violation of a decision of the Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) board, the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) has allowed for billboards to be installed in Lakeview Park...

    According to a source at the Directorate of Municipal Authority (DMA), the directorate last month allowed a favoured contractor to put up seven billboards in the Lakeview Park parking lot...

  • How India's 'Garden City' became garbage city

    Hailed first as the country's Garden City and then its Silicon Valley, drawing in multinational IT firms and their monied executives, today Bangalore is paying a heavy price for its success ? it's a city overflowing with garbage, its infrastructure and waste collection services unable to keep up with decades of unchecked growth...

    Located on a plateau and blessed with a relatively cool climate, the city is dotted with public parks and...

  • Man City dazzle as United held by Hull City

    LONDON: Manchester City turned on the style to dismantle West Ham United 4-0 and revive their fading Premier League title aspirations as Manchester United’s hopes suffered a potentially fatal blow with a goalless home draw against struggling Hull City on Wednesday...

    City produced a scintillating first-half display, scoring three times before the break through Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva and new boy Gabriel Jesus, before Yaya Toure’s...

  • City Diary: Beautification of Lahore to reflect culture, history and tradition

    The divisional administration’s policy to involve the National College of Arts (NCA), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA), Parks and Horticulture Authority and others in planning, designing and executing small pilot schemes for the city’s beautification in view of its natural, cultural, heritage and historical values is a right step in the right direction...

    “After completion of...

  • Lahore blast jitters: PPP, PTI question efficacy of safe city project

    LAHORE: Two opposition parties on Tuesday – a day after the ghastly blast in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat area on Ferozepur Road – questioned the efficacy of the safe city project...

    Irrespective of the government denials, there are facilitators and hideouts of terrorists in the city,” Punjab PPP President Qamar Zaman Kaira told a press conference here...

  • Karachi costliest, Lahore cheapest city: State Bank of Pakistan

    KARACHI: Dispelling the impression that Islamabad is Pakistan’s costliest city, Karachi has emerged as the most expensive metropolis in the country while Lahore is the least expensive...

    According to State Bank’s Inflation Monitor, June 2016, inflation in Karachi – once known as a poor man’s city – has been at its highest level during the year, leaving the capital city of Islamabad way behind...

  • Ten-fold increase in foreign tourists for Lahore Walled City

    LAHORE: At least 51,647 tourists, including 2,350 foreigners, visited the Royal Trail inside Delhi Gate and other parts of the Lahore Walled City during 2015...

    “A marked increase of nine to ten-fold of foreign tourists to the city has been recorded during the last four to five years,” said Shahid Nadeem, the Director Administration of the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA)...

  • City diary: Breeding blues as female animal slaughter continues in Lahore

    The butchers ‘mafia’ seems to be active in unlawful slaughter of useful animals in Lahore despite crackdown on such elements, and the situation has raised concerns about breeding and provision of wholesome meat to the people...

    Since Lahore is the biggest city of the province with over 10 million reported population, the animal traders use to bring thousands of animals here and sell them to butchers at various cattle markets on a...

  • Lahore, the city of dreams for Baloch students

    Since then the number of Baloch students has increased manifold in the educational institutions of Punjab and a great number of Baloch students hailing from the far-flung areas of the resource rich province are getting quality of education in the province, especially in its metropolis Lahore...

    Before scholarships were announced, there were a handful number of Baloch students in Lahore but the number increased following the reserved...

  • World Heritage Day: Heavy bikers tour Walled City of Lahore

    LAHORE: The Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) and Cross Route Motorcycle Travellers Club of Pakistan jointly celebrated World Heritage Day here on Sunday...

    According to a WCLA spokesperson, a procession of heavy bikes was organised by the club that started from Delhi Gate to Lahore Fort via the royal trail, Shahi Hammam, Chitta Gate and Wazir Khan Mosque...

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