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  • 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...

  • 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...

    Owners of the shops appealed to the Punjab government to provide financial help to revive their businesses...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Brother kills two sisters for 'honour' in Vehari for marrying outside caste

    LAHORE: A man in Vehari district allegedly killed his two sisters in the name of "honour" for marrying the persons of their choice, police sources told Dawn on Saturday...

    The police officer said that the victims' father Atta Muhammad Bhatti registered a First Information Report (FIR) in Mitro police station against his son Nasir Hussain for killing Ghazala, 22, and Kausar, 20, days before their formal wedding ceremony...

  • 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...

  • Designer Maria B's employee quarantined in Vehari after testing positive for Covid-19

    Police and health authorities on Wednesday said an employee of renowned designer Maria B was in quarantine at the District Headquarters Hospital in the Vehari district of Punjab...

    Punjab Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department spokesman Qaiser Asif, while confirming he was under quarantine at the Vehari DHQ, said the patient's contacts were being traced and would also be tested...

  • Australia weather bureau hack blamed on China: report

    SYDNEY: Australia's weather bureau has been hit by a major cyber attack blamed on China by officials who estimated the possible repair bill at hundreds of millions of dollars, according to a report Wednesday...

    Beijing also dismissed accusations it was involved in the Australian hack, with foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying calling the report "groundless"...

  • Punjab: Under the weather

    It’s a slow start for political parties in Punjab: local body elections in the province are scheduled on September 20, but the hot summers and the prolonged delimitation process and are already dampening all impetus for the grass-root electoral bout...

    Most are awaiting the final list of constituencies that will be issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on July 28, after objections to the demarcations it has carried out...

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