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    Santrampur 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...

  • State and non-state actors

    It is not just cross-border involvement but also the activities of banned outfits at home that raises questions about how much control the state really has within its own domain...

    Then there is also the question of whether or not we are really serious about getting rid of all violent non-state actors that have become a pervasive challenge to state authority...

  • RSS and BJP: Battling for India's 'soul', state by state

    An election in the volatile state of West Bengal has become a prime target in its game plan...

    Interviews with more than two dozen RSS and BJP officials and rare access to closed RSS meetings reveal a two-stage strategy — electoral victory at the national level, which has been achieved in the lower house of parliament, followed by similar success at the state level...

  • State of the state

    The lever between the two is the logic of the state itself, and it seems to be evolving...

    It is not a coincidence that the state is negotiating Fata reforms and direct governance in the tribal areas at the same moment that it is making laws to address violence against women in the home...

  • Nawaz says he will rid Pakistan of ‘state above state’

    LAHORE: As the Pakis­tan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) prepares to give a rousing welcome to ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on their arrival in Lahore on Friday, the party supremo has pledged that he will liberate Pakistan from “those who are running a state above the state”...

    Nawaz Sharif further said: “We used to hear about ‘a state within a state’ but now things have gone to the extent that there’s...

  • 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...

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