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  • Award to Shahi Hammam a proud moment

    LAHORE: The Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) and the Aga Khan Cultural Services Pakistan held a joint press briefing on Shahi Hammam’s Award of Merit declared by Unesco...

    WCLA spokesperson Tania Qureshi and Aga Khan Cultural Services Pakistan senior architect and consultant Rashid Makhdoom briefed the media on various aspects of the monument...

  • City Diary: WCLA informally opens Shahi Hamam

    The Walled City of Lahore Authority has informally opened the Shahi Hamam (royal bath) for tourists and public at large after restoring it...

    The restoration of Shahi Hamam, which was constructed about 400 years ago inside Dehli Gate during the era of emperor Shah Jahan, was one of the important components of conservation works undertaken by the WCLA in collaboration with the foreign funding agencies under technical assistance of...

  • Vehari has got ‘tea house’ of its own

    VEHARI: A spacious ‘cafe’ primarily meant for intellectual nourishment has been built in city’s Vehari Club...

    Deputy Commissioner Ali Akbar Bhatti told Dawn that the Vehari Tea House had been constructed at Vehari Club...

  • Shops, valuables gutted in Vehari

    VEHARI: Fifty makeshift shops and valuables worth millions of rupees were burnt when a fire broke out at the Dewan Sahib Market in Burewala, some 50km from here, on Tuesday morning...

    HANGED: A convicted murderer was hanged on Tuesday morning at the Vehari District Jail...

  • PML-N wins Jhelum, Vehari by-polls

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) lost to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in by-elections in the National Assembly constituency NA-63 (Jhelum-II) and the Punjab Assembly’s PPP-232 (Vehari-I) on Wednesday, but after giving a run to the ruling party for its money...

    The margin of win in the Vehari by-polls was narrow — 1,056 votes...

  • BZU Vehari Campus also set up without approval: Punjab governor

    MULTAN: Governor Malik Rafique Rajwana says the Vehari Campus of the Bahauddin Zakariya University was established without permission of the provincial government and syndicate and a report to this effect has been sought...

    He said a thorough inquiry into the recent appointments in the BZU’s Vehari Campus would be carried out, too...

  • Over 200 ‘N’ men booked in Vehari firing case

    VEHARI: Police registered cases against over 200 workers of two PML-N groups, including a candidate of local body polls, for opening fire on the election office of a candidate in People’s Colony and blocking of a road here on Monday night...

    Reports say that candidates of the MNA Tahir Iqbal group (PML-N) and the MNA Tehmina Daultana and MPA Mian Saqib Khursheed group (PML-N) are contesting LB elections in 24 wards of Vehari...

  • LG representatives, candidates violating poll code in Vehari

    VEHARI: Despite monitoring teams’ work in the district to check violation of election codes, local government representatives, including dist council and municipal committees’ officials, are mobilising official resources, including vehicles, in electioneering for their candidates...

    Dawn learned Humayun Iftikhar Chishti, nephew of District Council Chairman Ghulam Muhyuddin Chishti, candidate for-PP-229 of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf...

  • Family alliances go beyond party affiliations in Vehari

    VEHARI: Local and family alliances are going beyond the party affiliations in NA-163 (Vehari-II) as PPP candidate Natasha Daultana is being supported by her aunt and PML-N leader Tehmina Daultana, herself a candidate for NA-164 (Vehari-III)...

    The constituency consists of rural area of Vehari, Luddan and Burewala...

  • Purana Qila - the old city’s commercial hub

    Once a large, fortified defensive structure around the city, the famed Purana Qila is now lost among the high-rise buildings that make up Rawalpindi’s commercial hub...

    Before the arrival of the British to the garrison city, the old city was located at Purana Qila and known as Qila Pind Rawal...

  • Pucca Qila wall damage FIR registered

    HYDERABAD: An FIR was registered against a suspect on Tuesday for allegedly demolishing a small portion of the fortification wall of the 18th century Pucca Qila on a complaint of a culture department official...

    The police booked the suspect under relevant sections of the Antiquities Act, 1975 and the Pakistan Penal Code...

  • Court admits case of Pucca Qila wall demolition

    HYDERABAD: The court of civil judge and judicial magistrate-X on Monday admitted for trial the final challan submitted by the Fort police against an accused on charges of damaging a boundary wall of Pucca Qila, a protected heritage site...

    In the challan, investigating officer of the case, Rao Munawar, accused Maqsood Sarwari of damaging the Pucca Qila wall and argued the accused should, therefore, stand trial for the offence...

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