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Imran, Zardari, Qadri slam Sharifs, vow relentless pressure

Imran Khan vows continued pressure on Sharifs  PTI Chairman Imran Khan pledged that he would continue to challenge the ruling Sharif family despite many challenges. Khan said that he would consult his party regarding dissolution of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. “My neighbor Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has asked what is the difference between cases of Zainab and…

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Qadri’s container ready to hit roads

Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri’s famed container has been readied in case the sit-in is announced in today’s protest on the Mall Road Lahore. The container has been customized with a resting place and area for the leaders to address the participants. Know more from Saman Iqbal.

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Traffic plan issued ahead of Mall Road protest

LAHORE: The authorities of Lahore traffic police have issued traffic diversion plan ahead of massive protest demonstration being held today at Mall Road against Model Town tragedy under the aegis of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT). PAT management has segregated the patch of road from Charing Cross to Nasir Bagh as a protest venue that will…

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PAT finishes preparations for Lahore protest

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) is all poised to mount its protest in Lahore against Shehbaz Sharif’s government as party Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has decided to make it the ‘conclusive round’ of his anti-government campaign. Heads of two large political parties of the country, Asif Zardari and Imran Khan have already announced to participate in…

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Final of Blind Cricket World Cup shifted from Karachi to Lahore

LAHORE: The final of the 5th Blind Cricket World Cup was shifted from Karachi to Lahore, Samaa reported. Blind Cricket Council stated that they took the decision because Sindh Government did not cooperate with them. “Punjab Government has assured full cooperation with us for the event,” he said. The final of the Blind Cricket World…

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Supreme Court to announce Orange Line case ruling today

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will announce the reserved verdict regarding Orange Line Metro Train today (Friday) on a petition filed by Punjab government. Earlier, Lahore High Court ordered to safeguard and preserve the historic buildings and mosques situated on the route of Orange Train. The proceedings in SC began after Punjab government had filed petitions…

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Sharif brothers to be in jail soon, claims Dr. Qadri

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri Tuesday claimed both Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shehbaz Sharif will be behind bars soon for their involvement in Model Town. Earlier today, the Lahore High Court (LHC) rejected the government plea and ordered to publish the inquiry report of the Model Town massacre, which had left several…

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Zaeem Qadri talks about Pir Sialvi and Rana Sanaullah

LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Auqaf, Zaeem Qadri, said on Thursday that Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah’s resignation was not on the list of demands that were made by TLYR to the government. Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV, Zaeem Qadri said that he had not discussed Rana Sanaullah’s resignation when he had met Pir Sialvi a…

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Tehrik-e-Labbaik gets representation on Punjab panel for textbooks?

KARACHI: A day after the federal government caved in to the demands of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Ullah regarding ouster of Federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid, it has now emerged that the group has also struck a secret understanding with the Punjab government. There is no official word from the Punjab government yet, but sources privy…

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Punjab suggests centre to remove ban on news channels

LAHORE: Punjab Government on Sunday asked the federal government to remove the ban on news channels, Samaa reported.  According to details, the provincial government has suggested the government to resume the transmissions of news channels in the country. “Correct information should be given to the masses regarding the ongoing political situation,” the government stated. Punjab…

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Model Town report: LHC reserves verdict on Punjab govt appeal

LAHORE: A Lahore High Court (LHC) full bench on Friday reserved its verdict on an Intra-Court Appeal (ICA) filed by the Punjab government challenging a LHC single bench order for making the Model Town inquiry report public. Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh headed the full bench with Justice Syed Shahbaz Ali Rizvi and Justice Qazi Muhammad…

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LAHORE: Left out in the cold, woman gives birth to child in rickshaw

LAHORE: In another unfortunate incident, a woman was forced to give birth to her child in a rickshaw after being denied entry into Lahore’s General Hospital, on Sunday night. The latest in a series of unfortunate events, a mother had to give birth to her child in a rickshaw in the harsh cold outside Lahore…

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Nawaz’s Jati Umra residence accorded CM Camp Office status

LAHORE: According to a notification by the Punjab Government, the residence of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been accorded the status of the Chief Minister Camp Office. As per the notification issued by the provincial government, the Jati Umra residence of Nawaz Sharif will be his younger brother and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s…

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Twitterati bash Punjab govt for cutting trees as Lahore smog persists

LAHORE: Pakistani Twitterati took to the micro-blogging site on Tuesday to slam Punjab government for cutting trees and causing smog to persist in the city.  With #Smog trending across the country on Twitter throughout the day, Twitterati slammed the government for not adhering to environmental policies in razing down trees for development projects such as…

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Rejected by doctors, woman gives birth to baby girl in rickshaw

GUJRANWALA: A woman was forced to give birth to her daughter in a rickshaw on Thursday after doctors refused to treat her. According to details, a pregnant woman was made to wait for three hours in Gujranwala’s Civil Hospital before doctors denied treating her. “Instead of conducting a check-up, doctors misbehaved with me,” claimed the…

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Marriyum Aurangzeb criticizes Imran Khan following dengue outbreak

PESHAWAR: State Minister for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb criticized Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan following the recent outbreak of Dengue virus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). She stated that Khan should ‘come down from the mountains and look after the people of his province.’ Aurangzeb said that change takes place when parties work and serve the…

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Young Doctors Association stage sit-in protest, clash with police

LAHORE: Young Doctors Association staged a sit-in protest in Lahore today, urging the government to heed their demands as they clashed with police.  According to details, water cannons were used on the protesting young doctors who had gathered to protest for their demands. As per reports, participants of the protest demanded the government accept their demands…

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PPP, PTI lawyers join PML-Q after meeting Elahi

LAHORE: A delegation of lawyers from Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf joined Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-e-Azam after meeting Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi.  According to details, the delegation of lawyers held a meeting with former Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and later joined PML-Q. “The Supreme Court made the public aware about how rulers are engaged…

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Opponents want me to resign to make way for themselves: Nawaz

SIALKOT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif took on his political rivals on Wednesday, stating that they want him to resign so that they can take his place.  Addressing an event in Sialkot, the premier said that Pakistan was on the path to progress and development. He said that motorways were being built in the country at startling…

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Ahmedpur Sharqia tragedy: inquiry report completed

Punjab government completed the inquiry report into Ahmedpur Sharqia tragedy. The report held the oil company, Ogra and National Highways responsible for the incident that claimed over 210 Watch Naeem Ashraf Butt’s report.

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Punjab Govt had no role in Raymond Davis’ release: Shahbaz Sharif

LAHORE: Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has denied that Punjab Government had any role in the release of US citizen Raymond Davis, Samaa reported. Speaking to media, CM Punjab said that the provincial government did not pay Diyat for the American national. “Ask those people about Raymond Davis that are mentioned in the US…

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