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  • Sole recreational park in Sara-i-Alamgir now open

    GUJRAT: The Sara-i-Alamgir Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) has made the Canal View Park along the upper Jhelum canal fully functional, making it the sole recreational facility for locals...

    Sara-i-Alamgir Assistant Commissioner Shoaib Nisoana who also held the office of the TMA administrator had launched the project of renovating the park...

  • Alamgir: sick but vibrant

    IN the mid-70s the song Dekha na tha, kabhi hum ne ye saman became an all-time hit on the Pakistan Television...

    The viewers saw a thin but energetic Alamgir singing this song with full vigour and enthusiasm and with him a woman dancer reciprocating with the same zeal...

  • Update from Alamgir: Veteran singer's kidney removal surgery successful

    Veteran singer Alamgir has successfully undergone kidney removal surgery yesterday, said his wife in a Facebook post from his account:The singer, who has been suffering from polycystic kidneys for years now, had posted a picture of himself in the operation theatre at Atlanta's Emory Hospital before the surgery:The kidney removal is a preliminary procedure for his kidney transplant, which he told Dawn...

  • 'Fix it' campaigner Alamgir Khan indicted

    KARACHI: Campaigner Alamgir Khan, whose ‘Fix it’ campaign to cover unsealed manholes in the metropolis gained media attention, was indicted under Section 341 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) in a case of wrongful restraint by judicial magistrate (south) Kaleemullah Kalwar on Friday...

    Alamgir and driver Saifullah, who were arrested last month by police as the campaigner attempted to create a "symbolic garbage dump" outside Chief...

  • Usman, Ehsan centuries help Alamgir Gymkhana to victory

    KARACHI: Dashing centuries by Usman Khan and Ehsan Ali helped Alamgir Gymkhana beat Eastern Star Cricket Club by 284 runs in the inaugural match of the Omar Associates Trophy cricket tournament at the Eastern Star Ground here on Friday...

    Alamgir Gymkhana batted first and scored 413 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in the allotted 35 overs, thanks to Usman Khan who batted superbly for his 194 compiled with the help of 29 fours and four...

  • Court rejects police request for physical remand of Alamgir Wazir, sends him on judicial remand

    A local court in Lahore on Monday rejected the police's request for physical remand of Alamgir Wazir, who was detained two days ago in a sedition case registered against the organisers and participants of the recently held Students Solidarity March, and sent him to jail on a 14-day-long judicial remand...

    Police had requested 10-day physical remand of Alamgir so they could arrest other suspects by having him identify them in CCTV...

  • Alamgir Wazir files bail petition in Lahore court in sedition case

    Alamgir Wazir, a former member of the Pakhtun Council at Punjab University (PU) who was arrested for his participation in the recently held Student Solidarity March, filed a bail petition at a local court in Lahore on Wednesday...

    A day later, it emerged he was in custody of the Punjab police and that police had also registered cases on sedition charges against the organisers and participants of the Student Solidarity March held on...

  • Alamgir’s bail plea dismissed over lack of jurisdiction

    LAHORE: Judicial Magistrate Naseem Akhtar Naz on Friday dismissed post-arrest bail petition of Alamgir Wazir, nephew of MNA and Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement leader Ali Wazir, for lacking jurisdiction to hear bail in a sedition case...

    Civil Lines police had lodged a case against Wazir and other prominent participants of Student Solidarity March under Section 124-A of Pakistan Penal Code, which deals the offence of sedition...

  • Alamgir Wazir's bail petition dismissed by Lahore High Court

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by Alamgir Wazir — nephew of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) leader and MNA Ali Wazir — seeking bail in a sedition case against him...

    Civil Lines police had lodged a case against Wazir and other prominent participants of the students march under Sections 124-A (sedition), 290 (public nuisance) and 291 (continuance of nuisance after injunction to discontinue) of the...

  • Punjab govt reaches out to Indian Punjab on smog issue

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has weighed in the issue of crop stubble burning, urging Indian Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to ban the practice that is behind the pollution crisis affecting large parts of both the countries...

    Much of north India and adjoining districts of Pakistan have been enveloped by a thick haze for more than a week...

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