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  • Committee requests SC for early verdict in Royal Palm Golf Club case

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Railways has filed an application with the Supreme Court, requesting it to take early decision in the Royal Palm Golf Club case...

    Presiding over a meeting of the committee here on Tuesday, Fateh Muhammad Hasni said that speedy proceedings of the Royal Palm case would help prevent the loss to the national exchequer...

  • Royal Palm case: Aitzaz asks NAB head to free bureau of ‘minister’s influence’

    LAHORE: Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has written a letter to the National Accountability Bureau Chairman, Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, requesting him to stop the bureau from acting ‘under the influence’ of Railways Minister Khwaja Saad Rafique in Royal Palm Golf and Country Club case...

    ”According to the NAB’s final investigation report about the officials involved in award of lease of the Railway Golf Club Lahore and others, the bureau concluded:...

  • PR takes over Royal Palm club

    LAHORE: Pakistan Railways (PR) took over the management and possession of the Royal Palm Golf and Country Club on Friday...

    Later, other colleagues joined them to hold a demonstration outside the club and kept Canal Bank Road blocked for hours...

  • PR has taken over Royal Palm Golf and Country Club, SC told

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Railways (PR) on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it had taken over the 141-acre Royal Palm Golf and Country Club in Lahore from Messrs Fergusson on July 7...

    During pre-partition times, the provincial government had granted a lease in perpetuity of a prime property located on Canal Bank Road, Lahore, to the railways...

  • Jaman sellers of Canal Road

    LAHORE: Along one of the major city arteries, Canal Road, picking and sale of jaman (Eugenia jambolana) peaks at this time of the season (monsoon), and those involved in the activity take it seriously...

    On both sides of the Canal Road stretch from Thokar Niaz Beg to New Campus underpasses, vendors start selling jaman with the advent of monsoon, along with cheap garments, sunglasses, drinks and sadqa meat etc...

  • BZU students again block Canal Road

    LAHORE: A large number of Lahore campus students of Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) on Monday blocked Canal Road for several hours against what they said government’s indifference to their demand for affiliation with the main campus in Multan...

    The protesters, a majority of them female students of the five-year doctor of physical therapy (DPT) programme, chanted slogans against the government, BZU vice chancellor and the Lahore...

  • Apex court sees ‘public good’ in Canal Road widening

    LAHORE: The Supreme Court has allowed widening of Canal Road in two sectors – from Dharampura to Harbanspura and from Doctor’s Hospital to Thokar Niaz Beg -- to ease traffic congestion...

    Giving a go-ahead to the Punjab government for the Canal Road widening project, a three-judge bench dismissed a contempt of court petition filed by the Lahore Bachao Tehreek (LBT) and accepted petition of the government wherein it sought permission...

  • Lahore’s ‘killer’ canal awaits clean-up

    When the mercury shoots up, when the skies turn dark with the promise of rain, when the winter sets in and the warm sunlight beckons… Lahore’s famed canal and the green belt that runs alongside it is the go to place in all seasons for people in Pakistan’s second largest city...

    Over the years, however, the 60-kilometre waterway has earned the sobriquet ‘killer canal’ with accidental deaths and contamination due to untreated domestic...

  • Photographers on Royal Trail

    LAHORE: A grand photo walk on the Royal Trail was organised by the Walled City of Lahore Authority on Saturday...

    The main Havelis on the Royal Trail were also visited by the photographers for photography...

  • William and Kate: royal parents with a modern image

    The couple have cultivated an image as down-to-earth parents ever since William drove his new family home from hospital after the birth of Prince George in 2013, his hands-on approach being in stark contrast to previous generations of royal fathers...

    She has since gained respect for her struggles against acute morning sickness, which hospitalised her during her pregnancy with George, and her reported willingness to stand up to the...

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