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  • Six children among 10 dead in tanker collision near Nankana Sahib

    LAHORE: At least 10 people including six children died when a fireball erupted as a car collided with a tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) near Nankana Sahib on Wednesday, engulfing surrounding vehicles, officials said...

    Heavy fog that descends upon central and northern Pakistan in winter is a leading cause of road accidents...

  • Nankana violence was planned, alleges Farooq

    He said the May 14 incidents of violence and attack on him and the local ETPB office in Nankana were planned to damage “soft image” of Pakistan...

    He said both Nankana district coordination officer (DCO) and district police officer (DPO) on May 13 had assured the ETPB of retrieving the trust land from illegal occupants...

  • ‘PML-N leaders were behind Nankana incident’

    He said he found himself helpless and appealed to Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to intervene in the matter and order an impartial inquiry into the Nankana tragedy...

    Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (PSGPC), headed by Sardar Sham Singh, had a case registered against the committee’s former chief Sardar Mastan Singh and his about 25 Sikh accomplices under blasphemy and other charges...

  • Cousin of Nobel laureate Abdus Salam gunned down in Nankana Sahib

    A prominent local leader of the Ahmadi community and a relative of Nobel laureate Abdus Salam was gunned down in Nankana Sahib on Thursday morning in an attack claimed by the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ)...

    Advocate Malik Saleem Latif, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Ahmadiya in Nankana Sahib, was on his way to a local court on a motorbike along with his son, Advocate Farhan, when Latif was targeted and shot at by "unidentified...

  • How a gurudwara in Nankana Sahib promoted Punjabi for centuries

    These were once reserved for pilgrims who would travel from across pre-Partition India to Nankana Sahib to celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti, the birth anniversary of the first Sikh guru, after whom this Pakistani city is named...

    Most of these rooms have now been taken over by Sikh families who moved to Nankana Sahib over the past decade after fleeing Taliban violence in Pakistan’s tribal areas...

  • Two Rescue 1122 workers suspended over alleged sexual assault of Sikh girl in Nankana Sahib

    Two Rescue 1122 workers have been suspended over their alleged involvement in the suspected sexual assault of a Sikh teenage girl at Nankana Sahib on October 27, a district emergency officer said on Monday...

    According to the first information report (FIR) registered with the City Nankana Sahib police by the victim’s family, the 15-year-old girl, who was also mentally challenged, went missing on Sunday...

  • Protesters surround Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, disperse after negotiations

    Scores of protesters surrounded the Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, located in its namesake city, on Friday afternoon, threatening to overrun the holy site if their demands for the release of suspects in an alleged forced conversion case were not met...

    Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, also known as the Gurdwara Janam Asthan, is the site where the first Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Nanak, was born and is regarded as one of the holiest sites in the...

  • Attempts to paint Nankana Sahib altercation as a communal issue 'patently motivated': FO

    The Foreign Office has clarified that Friday's incident in Nankana Sahib, in which a number of people surrounded the Gurdwara Nankana Sahib to register their protest, was the result of an "altercation between two Muslim groups" and that it should not be portrayed as a communal issue...

    "The provincial authorities in the Punjab province have informed that there was [a] scuffle in the city of Nankana Sahib today, between two Muslim...

  • Ulema visit Nankana to express solidarity with Sikhs

    SHEIKHUPURA: The Muttahida Aman Council met with Nankana Sahib Deputy Commissioner (DC) Raja Mansoor in his office on Saturday a day after tension between two groups threatened to jeopardise peace in the town that houses one of the most sacred places for the Sikhs...

    The DC assured them that there was no law and order situation in and around the city due to Friday night’s incident where two groups had got into a heated argument...

  • Condemnable Nankana Sahib incident against my vision, says PM Imran

    Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the recent incident in Nankana Sahib goes against his "vision and will find zero tolerance and protection from the government including police and judiciary"...

    On Friday, police had to step in amid rising tensions in Nankana Sahib after a heated debate at a tea stall threatened to blow into a big law and order issue, an official source had said...

  • Nankana incident perpetrator arrested

    SHEIKHUPURA: The Nankana police arrested the man who played the main role in the Friday incident and presented an altercation at the local level between the Muslims as a communal issue...

    The overall situation in Nankana at present is peaceful and normal...

  • Can CPEC weather Pakistan's political storm?

    In a highly partisan political environment, China reiterated its neutrality towards the internal affairs of the country by stating its resolve to abide by ‘a strategic cooperative partnership with Pakistan’...

    A statement on the subject mailed to Dawn by the Chinese Embassy reads, “It hopes that all parties and sections in Pakistan can prioritise state and national interests, properly deal with their domestic affairs, maintain unity...

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