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Pillion riding to be banned on Muharram 9,10

LAHORE: Commissioner Lahore Abdullah Khan Sunbal on Saturday said that pillion riding would be banned on Muharram 9 and 10 in the provincial capital as part of security measures for Muharram processions and gatherings. He said that an application has also been sent to suspend the cellular service at the routes of central procession and…

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FLASHBACK: What Shehbaz Sharif had said regarding Model Town incident

LAHORE: Here’s what Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif had said regarding the Model Town incident in the past. Speaking to SAMAA TV’s Nadeem Malik, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif had said that if his name came up in the Model Town massacre report, he would resign. “If it is proven, after a fair and just…

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Model Town incident: LHC orders release of Justice Baqar report

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has ordered authorities to release a judicial inquiry report prepared by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi on the killings of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers during 2014 Model Town incident in Lahore. The reserved judgement was announced by Justice Mazahar Ali Akbar. The verdict came on a petition moved by victim…

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Noor’s fourth marriage ends as court grants her Khula

LAHORE: A family court on Wednesday issued Pakistani actress Noor Bukhari a Khula degree on her request, ending her fourth marriage to Wali Hamid.  Actress Noor Bukhari and Wali Hamid had gotten married in 2015 and after two years, the former had alleged that Wali had broken her trust. Wali, on the other hand, had…

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Video: ‘Thappar Kabaddi’ enthralls audience in Mandi Bahauddin

MANDI BAHAUDDIN: A slight variation to the traditional sport of Kabaddi rendered it into an amazing and enthralling spectacle for enthusiasts who had gathered to witness a match between Lahore and the host city.  Mandi Bahauddin defeated team Lahore in the ‘Thappar Kabaddi’ contest by seven points.

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Lahore hit by petrol shortage, commuters face hardships

LAHORE: The petrol shortage has hit Lahore hard, causing commuters to face hardships as almost half of the city’s fuel stations remained closed.  Hundreds of cars and motorcycles were lined outside the city’s fuel stations where petrol was available. Cars were being sold petrol up to a limit of Rs 500 while motorcycles were being…

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Kiln worker in Gujranwala dies after selling kidney to repay loan

GUJRANWALA: A kiln worker from Sheikhupura became yet another victim of the kidney mafia when he sold his organ in an attempt to repay a loan, on Tuesday. Khizar Hayat lost the battle for his life when he sold his kidney in order to repay a loan of Rs 250,000. He used to work at…

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Armeena Khan shuts up trolls for criticising her dress

Pakistani actress Armeena Rana Khan recently lashed out on trolls on micro-blogging site Twitter for criticising her dress and labeling it vulgar. Armeena Rana Khan is not one to back down from trolls. Recently the actress won an award at the International Pakistan Prestige Awards 2017. When the actress had won the award, she dedicated…

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Official result of NA-120 announced, Kulsoom polls 61,745 votes

LAHORE: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced official results of the NA-120 by-election on Wednesday, according to which Kulsoom Nawaz polled 61,745 votes. According to the result announced by the ECP, 125,129 votes were declared correct while 1,717 votes were rejected as incorrect. Dr Yasmin Rashid secured 47,099 votes to finish at number second…

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Dr Yasmin Rashid alleges pre-poll rigging, claims govt machinery was at work in NA-120

LAHORE: Dr Yasmin Rashid alleged on Monday that pre-poll rigging had taken place before NA-120 by-election, stating that government machinery was at work in the constituency.  The PTI candidate for NA-120 by-election was conducting a press conference. Dr Yasmin Rashid said that it was a difficult task to fight such a huge election when all…

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Begum Kulsoom Nawaz wins NA-120: Unofficial results

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sunday won NA-120 constituency by defeating Dr. Yasmeen Rashid of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in a tough by-election contest in Lahore. The unofficial result of all polling stations shows that Kulsoom Nawaz has obtained 61572 votes while Yasmin Rashid secured 48381 votes. In the constituency, 44 candidates,…

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Watch: Jubilant Maryam Nawaz addresses workers after NA-120 victory

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sunday won NA-120 constituency of Lahore by defeating Dr. Yasmeen Rashid of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in a tough by-election contest. In this video, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, the daughter of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, is addressing PML-N’s jubilant workers after the victory of her mother, Begum Kulsoom…

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Unofficial results: PML-N beats PTI in NA-120

  LIVE UPDATES LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sunday won NA-120 constituency by defeating Dr. Yasmeen Rashid of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in a tough by-election contest in Lahore. The unofficial result of all polling stations shows that Kulsoom Nawaz has obtained 61572 votes while Yasmin Rashid secured 48381 votes. 11:20 pm:…

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NA-120: Nawaz Sharif smells a rat

Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, while speaking to reporters in London, complained of rigging in NA-120, claiming that his party workers went missing during the election campaign. Responding to his claim, PTI candidate Yasmin Rashid said that PML-N should leave the government if its workers were disappeared during its tenure.

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Video: PTI candidate thanks army and media for ‘peaceful’ by-polls

PTI candidate Dr Yasmin Rashid, while speaking to reporters, thanked army and media for what she called a ‘peaceful’ holding of by-election in NA-120 constituency of Lahore. Watch her views…

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Video: PTI, PML-N workers face-off with interesting gestures

During Sunday’s bye-election in Lahore’s NA-120, the supporters of PTI and PML-N confront each other with some interesting gestures. Watch this video…

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Video: PML-N woman supporter cries outside NA-120 polling station

A female supporter of PML-N was seen crying when she was barred from casting her vote for the party candidate Kulsoom Nawaz.

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Video: PML-N, PTI workers come face to face in NA-120

During Sunday’s bye-election in NA-120, sporadic incidents of clashes were reported. This video shows supporters of PTI and PML-N face to face at a polling station in Lahore.

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Video: PML-N leader’s bodyguard carries weapon while visiting NA-120 constituency

The bodyguard of Deputy Speaker of Punjab Assembly Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan was openly carrying a weapon as the politician was visiting polling stations of NA-120 Lahore constituency.

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Video: Eighty-year-old woman casts vote in NA-120 by-election

Eighty-year old Haleema Bibi was one of the many registered voters who exercised her right to vote in the high octane NA-120 Lahore by-election.  

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Video: Use of biometric verification machines in NA-120 by-election

Biometric verification machines are being used on trial basis in 39 polling stations in NA-120 by-election.  

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