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    Rajpipla Princely State Of Bahawalpur

  • A princely affair

    Folks, it is now confirmed from the royal mouth that Prince Harry is seeing someone...

    Who is that someone? Meghan Markle, the 35-year-old American actress who now lives in Toronto and is known for playing the character of Rachel Zane in the TV serial Suits
  • Rise in allowance proposed for former princely states rulers

    While expressing sympathy with the heirs of the rulers of erstwhile princely states, Ministry of States and Frontier Reg­ions (Safron) Secretary Arbab Shazad said the earlier recommendation to increase the maintenance allowance could not be implemented due to legal implications...

    Members of the committee lauded the former rulers for merging their states with Pakistan and stressed the need to honour their kin as a goodwill gesture...

  • A princely promise

    It was a resounding victory for all of us who hoped that Prime Minister Imran Khan would bring up the plight of nearly 3,248 Pakistanis languishing in Saudi Arabia’s jails during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s first state visit to Pakistan...

    The rest of the prisoners were repatriated before the prince’s state visit to Pakistan...

  • A princely promise

    It was a resounding victory for all of us who hoped that Prime Minister Imran Khan would bring up the plight of nearly 3,248 Pakistanis languishing in Saudi Arabia’s jails during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s first state visit to Pakistan...

    The rest of the prisoners were repatriated before the prince’s state visit to Pakistan...

  • Multan air traffic diverted to Bahawalpur

    BAHAWALPUR: The Bahawalpur airport on Sunday handled the Multan passengers traffic due to the suspension of operation at Multan airport on Saturday night...

    According to PIA Station Manager Mansoor Ahmed Lodhi, the Bahawalpur airport facilitated the Multan and Karachi bound hundreds of passengers with the landing of incoming and outgoing flights instead of Multan...

  • Bahawalpur’s UC 6: Vote recount vindicates PTI contender’s stance

    BAHAWALPUR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf candidate Noor Hassan Chawan was declared (unofficially) chairman-elect of Union Council 6 of the Municipal Corporation in vote recount on Thursday...

    The speakers including MPA Fauzia Ayub Qureshi, retired IG Muhammad Akram Chaudhry, Regional Police Officer Ehsan Sadiq and Anti-Corruption Establishment’s Bahawalpur Director Ali Akbar Bhatti underscored the need for self-accountability to ensure a...

  • Death row prisoner executed in Bahawalpur jail

    BAHAWALPUR: A condemned prisoner was executed at the New Central Jail in Bahawalpur on Tuesday morning...

    Read: Hanging of two convicts suspendedThe convict's execution had earlier been suspended on March 25 on the orders of Bahawalpur district and sessions judge Rana Masood Akhtar who had informed jail authorities that a compromise between the convicts and the aggrieved parties was expected...

  • Ittefaq sugar mills files appeal against LHC verdict on Bahawalpur plant

    ISLAMABAD: The Ittefaq Sugar Mills Limited, believed to be owned by the Sharifs, has approached the Supreme Court to assail the Sept 11 Lahore High Court order of dismantling the sugar plant from the relocated area of Bahawalpur within three months...

    The entity had relocated its sugar mills from Pakpattan district to Bahawalpur district for commencing crushing at the new site for the 2015 season when a ban was already in place on...

  • Bahawalpur may get corporation status under new LG set-up

    BAHAWALPUR: Under the new local government set-up the city may get corporation status while there could be a district council and five municipal committees in the district...

    According to sources in regional election commission, the proposed Bahawalpur corporation will comprise 21 urban union councils (UCs) and a district council, besides 88 rural UCs, for which preparation of drafts of the delimitation of constituencies was under...

  • Bahawalpur, Peshawar march into U-16 semis

    KARACHI: Peshawar and Bahawalpur became the first set of teams to qualify for the semi-finals of the PCB-Pepsi Cricket Stars Under-16 Tournament in Islamabad on Sunday...

    Bad weather on the second and last day of play saw both quarter-finals being drawn but Peshawar and Bahawalpur moved to the next phase of the competition after taking lead on the first innings against Multan and Abbottabad, respectively...

  • Maximum number of BISP cards issued in Bahawalpur division

    BAHAWALPUR: The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Bahawalpur division topped all other divisions in Punjab by issuing most number of Benazir Debit Cards (BDCs) from Feb 1 to March 20...

    He said that since the re-launch of the BISP in 2012, the total number of the BISP beneficiaries in Bahawalpur division had reached 422,565 while thousands of more cases were under process...

  • Bahawalpur to have $1.5bn world’s largest solar power plant

    5 billion contract for its largest solar power project of 900MW in Bahawalpur to a Chinese company which has the biggest solar power plant of only 170MW back home...

    “The 900MW solar project launched in Quaid-i-Azam Solar Power Park in Bahawalpur is the largest solar power project in the world,” he said...

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