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  • Condemnations pour in after Gulshan-i-Iqbal blast

    LAHORE: People from all walks of life and leaders condemned the suicide blast in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park that resulted in dozens of casualties with children and women among the victims...

    Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana Iqbal and Deputy Speaker Sardar Sher Ali Gorchani also condemned the attack...

  • Gulshan-i-Iqbal suicide attack: CTD tracks down two of perpetrators

    LAHORE: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of police claimed on Friday to have arrested two people suspected to be involved in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park suicide attack in 2016...

    Meanwhile, the investigation report of the Gulshan-i-Iqbal terrorist attack revealed that the attack was carried out on the direction of Jamatul Ahrar Emir Abdul Wali alias Umar Khalid Khurasani...

  • Rs5m looted from bank in Gulshan-i-Iqbal

    KARACHI: Half a dozen armed men stormed a private bank in Gulshan-i-Iqbal, overpowered two private security guards and walked away with Rs5 million cash on Thursday, said Gulshan SP Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto...

    The officer added that at around 2pm, six gunmen travelling in a pick-up arrived at a branch of the United Bank Ltd in Block-1 of Gulshan-i-Iqbal...

  • Iqbal’s love: Iqbal’s life

    It was to him that the young Muhammad Iqbal, the son of an ordinary man but the bearer of extraordinary ambition, sent his first lyrics...

    Muhammad Iqbal, the great national poet, could be imagined to exist in such an age, cared for and coddled and encouraged and celebrated...

  • The forgotten gymnasiums, libraries

    ISLAMABAD: Community libraries and gymnasiums built in four sectors of the federal capital in 2007 appear to be nearing collapse but the Capital Development Authority (CDA) does not appear to be taking any steps to save these facilities...

    Under this project, the CDA built mini library and gymnasium complexes in sectors G-7, G-8, F-11 and I-10 and another two libraries were built in sectors G-11 and I-8...

  • Literary notes: World Book Day, great libraries and Pakistan

    Some believe that e-books will soon make printed books disappear as the sale of printed books is falling in many countries and libraries in the West are now resorting to e-lending...

    The sale of printed books is on the rise in Pakistan and book fairs organised in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad draw ever-increasing number of book lovers...

  • Libraries on wheels to develop reading habit

    LAHORE: A plan has been chalked out to introduce mobile libraries in the province to inculcate the habit of reading among people, with a pilot project starting in four areas of Lahore in the near future...

    Under the plan, mobile libraries will go door to door to encourage people to develop reading habit...

  • Libraries in Punjab urged to stock up on PM’s biography

    LAHORE: A biography titled Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif — Dastan-i-Hayat, recently approved by the Punjab Archives and Libraries Wing and recommended to libraries and public educational institutes in the province, is being viewed as an overtly sycophantic gesture by the Punjab bureaucracy looking to curry favour with the political party in power...

    A letter issued to public libraries as well as libraries at public schools and colleges...

  • Children’s Literature Festival at Gulshan-i-Ravi

    LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed on Tuesday conducted a story-telling session at the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) in the Gulshan-i-Ravi Moon Market ground...

    Experts were there to give reading tips to the volunteers from the Government High School for Girls, Gulshan-i-Ravi, the Government Islamia High School for Boys and the City District Government Boys High School...

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