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  • Nawaz inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, says park not for sit-ins

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that the park is not for sit-in as protesters are often on the look out for such venues...

    "We should also post a sign in the park that it is not a place to hold sit-ins, as protesters are often on the lookout for such venues," said the prime minister...

  • Terror strikes families in Lahore park; at least 70 killed in suicide blast

    LAHORE: Terrorism revisited the provincial capital after a year on Sunday as a suicide bomber blew himself up in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park, a recreation facility thronged by a large number of people on weekends, killing at least 70 people, including women and children, and injuring more than 300 others...

    The powerful blast ripped through massively crowded area of the park adjacent to Gate 1 which houses swings, train and some other...

  • Chinese group to finalise land for Lahore theme park

    LAHORE: A delegation of the Golden Bean Group of China will visit Lahore in January to finalise the location of a theme park for which the Punjab Board of Investment and Trade will help the company...

    Participants in an investment facilitation committee meeting held at PBIT office on Friday discussed establishment of the amusement park and an aquarium in Lahore...

  • Lahore theme Park to consume 2MW on average

    LAHORE: The divisional administration says the operation of the Rs32 billion Theme Park/Disneyland will consume approximately 2MW electricity on an average and the Punjab government will be responsible for supplying it through the Lahore Electric Supply Company that will install a special feeder...

    “Besides various recreational facilities such as a state-of-the-art water aquarium, roller coasters, the park will also have a five-star...

  • Lahore Eat kicks off at Jilani Park

    LAHORE: Karachi’s much-talked about Eat festival has made its way to Lahore and the sprawling Jilani Park is playing host to the three-day food fiesta...

    Lahore Eat kicked off here on Friday at 4pm and managed to lure a decent crowd on the first day of the families-only festival...

  • SC orders LDA to restore public park altered to build road to Dar's Lahore residence

    Chief Justice (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday gave the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) a 10-day deadline to restore a public park near the residence of former finance minister Ishaq Dar which was altered to build a road leading to his house...

    A three-member Supreme Court (SC) bench, headed by the chief justice, was hearing a suo motu case regarding the alteration of the park in order to build a road ? on Dar's request ? leading...

  • Chinese firm plans $150m industrial park in Lahore to lift exports

    LAHORE: A Chinese company is investing $150 million in an industrial park on Lahore’s border with Kasur, which will house state-of-the-art fabric units, dyeing facilities and garment manufacturing units for exporting sportswear from Pakistan to the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and other regions of the world...

    The firm is already operating as Challenge Apparel since 2017 with its garment manufacturing unit on Multan Road near...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • Lion kills American tourist in South African park

    JOHANNESBURG: A lion leapt through a open car window and mauled to death an American tourist at a privately-run game park just outside Johann­esburg on Monday, a park official said...

    “There was a car driving to the lion camp and the lion did come through the window and bite the lady,” Scott Simpson, operations manager of The Lion Park venue told Talk Radio 702...

  • ‘A walk in the park’ exhibited

    LAHORE: An impressive exhibition of pastel landscapes titled ‘A Walk in the Park’ by Michelle Farooqi opened at Alhamra Art Gallery, The Mall, on Monday...

    Her landscapes in her solo exhibition ‘A Walk in the Park’ reveal the artist’s keen eye in recording details and capturing the atmosphere in different seasons and locations...

  • Facilities open at park

    5 kilometres and a cricket ground at the under-construction Shahbaz Sharif park along the bank of the river Chenab was inaugurated on Tuesday...

    The park’s estimated cost is around Rs190 million however in the current fiscal year, the provincial government has released only Rs 40 million which, according to the DCO, will be spent till June 30 and the remaining amount will be released in the next Annual Development Budget of the Punjab...

  • Rio mayor delivers last Olympic Park installation

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Rio de Janeiro’s mayor handed a still not entirely finished cycling arena to the organisers on Sunday, inaugurating the last major installation in the Olympic Park just over a month before the summer games begin...

    The city is also scrambling to finish a subway line that would take fans to the Olympic Park...

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