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  • Governor’s houses, rest houses burden on kitty: Imran

    ABBOTTABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Friday said after forming government in the centre, his party would hand over the country’s all governor’s houses and rest houses to the people instead of reserving them for the ruling class only to reduce burden on the public exchequer...

    Rs20 million was being spent on these rest houses from the provincial exchequer but in future, they will generate money,” he said while...

  • Death row prisoner executed in Bahawalpur jail

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

    Death row prisoner, Luna Khan, son of Allah Rakha, of village Talhar, tehsil Hasilpur, was convicted over the murder of his brother-in-law...

  • Jail officials withholding medical records of death row paraplegic

    LAHORE: The legal counsel for Abdul Basit, a paraplegic on death row, accused Faisalabad jail officials of withholding medical records and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans which could halt Basit's execution, The Telegraph reported...

    In 2010, he contracted tubercular meningitis in prison, which paralysed the lower half of his body, his counsel told a bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) earlier...

  • Another death-row convict acquitted after 11 years in jail

    A district and sessions judge in Mandi Bahauddin had sentenced Mohammad Anar to death on a murder charge in 2005, but the Lahore High Court later converted the capital punishment into life imprisonment...

    On Nov 25, the same bench had ordered the release of a death-row convict after 24 years by granting the benefit of the doubt — in a stark reminder of the fact that the country’s judicial system badly needs reform...

  • Trump ally gets 40 months’ jail amid presidential meddling row

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s longtime ally Roger Stone was sentenced on Thursday to 40 months in prison for impeding a congressional investigation, in a case that ignited a firestorm over the US president’s political interference in the justice system...

    Stone, a veteran Republican operative and one of the president’s oldest confidants, was convicted in November of lying to Congress, tampering with a witness and obstructing the House...
  • Front Row: Road-tripped

    The release of Lahore Se Aagey (LSA) has not only given hope to film-makers who were wondering whether a Pakistani flick can pull it off in the absence of Bollywood fare but also saved Pakistan’s cinema industry from certain death...

    This spin-off of Karachi Se Lahore (KSL) revolves around the lives of Moti (Yasir Hussain) and Tara (Saba Qamar) who find themselves in a fix that involves a stupid fiancé, greedy aunt, dying uncle, a...

  • Medical board confirms death row prisoner in Lahore suffers from schizophrenia

    A medical board constituted on the orders of a Lahore sessions court has confirmed that a 50-year-old prisoner who was previously scheduled to be executed suffers from chronic schizophrenia and requires regular medical treatment...

    Belal had said at the time that the jail authorities obtained Saleem's death warrant despite the fact that they kept him in isolation due to his erratic behaviour caused by his severe mental illness...

  • Man gets 29-year jail term for throwing acid on varsity teacher in Lahore

    LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court on Thursday awarded a man collective imprisonment of 29 years on different counts after finding him guilty of throwing acid on a private university’s teacher a month before her marriage, in January 2014...

    Umar Farooq had attacked Huma Shahid with acid when she was going home from the university on an auto-rickshaw on College Road, Green Town...

  • JIT entrusted with Lahore's Outfall Road blast

    LAHORE: The Punjab government on Saturday constituted a five-member joint investigation team (JIT) to probe the Outfall Road truck blast...

    Two men were killed and 48 others injured in an explosion in a truck at a parking lot on Outfall Road on Aug 7...

  • It will take Nawaz ‘two days’ to reach Lahore via GT Road

    LAHORE: Since the PML-N could not get Turkey-like ‘public reaction’ on the ouster of Nawaz Sharif, the party is now banking on its workers for making the return of the former prime minister to his hometown a ‘historic’ occasion to get the much-needed political mileage in the face of the challenges its government is facing...

    The earlier plan of Nawaz returning to Lahore on Sunday (today) through motorway has been put off till...

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