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  • 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...

    The university is already in the news sine NAB is probing affairs of its Lahore campus which was also set up without approval...

  • 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...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • News channels go off air, Facebook and YouTube blocked in parts of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday afternoon issued a notification prohibiting live coverage of the operation to end the Faizabad sit-in, following which most private news channels were taken off-air in Islamabad and other parts of the country...

    "This channel is suspended on orders of Pemra," read a message appearing on multiple news channels...

  • NEWS BRIEF : Pakistan cricketers return from BD tour

    KARACHI: Several members of Pakistan cricket team returned home here on Monday evening from Bangladesh after the month-long tour where they won the two-Test series 1-0 but lost the three-match One-day series 3-0 besides losing the one-off Twenty20 clash in Dhaka...

    Published in Dawn, May 12th, 2015On a mobile phone? Get the Dawn Mobile App: Apple Store | Google Play...

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