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  • Construction of Layyah-Taunsa bridge okayed

    75km, four-lane bridge across river Indus linking Layyah with Taunsa at a cost of around Rs2...

    The city dwellers travel by road from Layyah to Taunsa or vice versa, covering a distance of about 100km to reach either of the two cities...

  • 10 killed as passenger bus collides with tractor-trolley in Layyah

    At least 10 people were killed in a collision between a passenger bus and tractor-trolley in Punjab's Layyah district early Wednesday, police said...

    As many as 23 people were also injured when the Rawalpindi-bound bus collided with a tractor-trolley on Layyah's Karor road as a result of over-speeding, the police official said...

  • Father poisons five children, commits suicide in Layyah

    A father in Layyah poisoned and killed five of his children before ingesting pesticide himself on Thursday, police officials told DawnNews...

    Tariq Ismail, a resident of Chowk Azam, gave his four daughters and son ? ages ranging from six to 12-years-old ? a pesticide dissolved in a drink which killed them instantly, after which he also consumed the poisonous substance allegedly due to his strained relationship with his family after...

  • Layyah school — hardly a ‘model’ to follow

    LAYYAH: The Government Model Primary School of Chak 440 TDA, Choubara tehsil, has been closed for the last six months much to the chagrin of the parents who find it difficult to send their children to school...

    Asked about the situation, Chief Executive Officer Education Ms Khalida Shaheen claimed that the school was “consolidated” in 2014-15 and merged with the local girls primary school...

  • Layyah DHQ hospital: negligent officials to be sent to jail

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Wednesday strict action would be taken on irregularities in the construction of extension project of District Headquarters Hospital of Layyah, and non-posting of medical staff and non-installation of machinery on time...

    He said this at a meeting in which the report of Chief Minister’s Inspection Team regarding the Layyah hospital was presented, says a handout...

  • Blind woman in Layyah alleges gang-rape

    LAYYAH: A visually impaired woman was allegedly gang raped by three men in Layyah district's Kot Sultan area, police said on Saturday...

    The victim, who is in her 30s, lost her eyesight in the year 2002 when she was attacked with acid...

  • Toll rises to 27: CM forms body to probe Layyah deaths

    LAYYAH/LAHORE: As death toll in Layyah poisonous sweetmeats incident rises to 27 after a young woman patient expired at Jinnah Hospital here on Wednesday, the Punjab chief minister has formed a committee to probe into the tragedy...

    The latest casualty is a 20-year-old woman Nusrat Bibi, a resident of 105 ML village, who was among the 20 patients shifted to Lahore from Layyah on the direction of Punjab government for better...

  • Indus inundates 150 villages of Layyah

    LAYYAH: High level flood (500,000 cusec) in the River Indus has inundated 150 villages of 70 mouzas in 11 riverine union councils of the district...

    The flood-hit union councils include Warrah Seharan, Baseera, Sahowala, Shahpur of Karor tehsil, Shadu Khan, Kotla Haji Shah, Lohanch Nashaib, Jhakkar, Bait Wasawa Shumali, Bhakri Ahmed Khan and Paharpur of Layyah tehsil...

  • Layyah tragedy death toll rises to 31

    LAYYAH: Two more people have succumbed to poisonous sweetmeats at the Jinnah Hospital Lahore, pushing the death toll up to 31...

    On Friday, during his visit to Chak 105 ML, where the tragic incident had occurred, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader and former Punjab governor Chaudhry Sarwar offered condolence to the relatives of the victims...

  • Layyah death toll 32

    LAYYAH: The death toll from the mass poisoning through the consumption of pesticide-laced laddu in a Layyah’s village has risen to 32 as 12-year-old Aisha Bibi died at the Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, on Saturday...

    Victims, of Chak 105-ML in Layyah, started to fall ill on April 20 after consuming sweet bought from Tariq Hotel and Sweet in Chak 111-ML...

  • United win without Rooney as City maintain perfect start

    LONDON: Manchester United thrashed defending Premier League champions Leicester City 4-1 as they vindicated manager Jose Mourinho’s decision to drop Wayne Rooney while Manchester City maintained their perfect start with a 3-1 win away to Swansea City on Saturday...

    United scored four goals, three from set-pieces, as Chris Smalling, Juan Mata, Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba with his first goal since his return from Juventus, all found...

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