Monday, 22 July 2019

Tag Archives: Lahore

Eight dead in blast outside Lahore’s Data Darbar

LAHORE: At least eight people died and as many as 24 others were injured when an explosion occurred near a police vehicle in Lahore’s Data Darbar on Wednesday morning. The police’s elite force was made the target of the blast, local media reported. The explosion took place close to police ...

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Scottish band Reely Jiggered performs in Lahore

LAHORE: Scottish Celtic band Reely Jiggered are visiting Pakistan for Burns Night – the annual celebration of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. The band will play at the Charity Ball at the British High Commission, held every year to honour Robert Burns. In its first leg of the tour, the ...

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Guru Randhawa plans to visit Pakistan for music tour

BOLLYWOOD: Famous Indian singer Guru Randhawa, who rose to fame with his popular track ‘Lahore’, is planning to visit Pakistan for a music tour. As his song ‘Lahore’ topped the chartbuster for a long time, he was asked in an interview if he has ever visited the city in Pakistan. ...

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Pakistan’s former PM Nawaz Sharif arrested to serve jail term

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was arrested late Friday as he returned to eastern city of Lahore from London to serve a 10-year jail term on corruption charges, officials said. Sharif, accompanied by his daughter Maryam Nawaz, who was also sentenced to seven years in prison, landed in ...

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Supermodel Amna Babar uncovers incident of harassment

LAHORE: Pakistani supermodel Amna Barber had shared her tortuous experience of harassment by random boys yesterday on the streets of Lahore during the daytime. Amna had shared the photos of those boys on her Instagram account and one boy is seen using the middle finger to The Lux style award winner. Here is ...

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Windies confirmed to tour Pakistan next month

DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the schedule for West Indies tour of Pakistan. Najam Sethi confirmed that Windies will be touring Pakistan for the series of three T20 Internationals next month. “West Indies will be touring Pakistan in April. They will play three Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) on 1st, ...

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How Not to Engage With Pakistan

President Trump’s decision last week to suspend almost all security aid to Pakistan, which quickly followed his accusation that Pakistan had “given us nothing but lies and deceit,” suggests that his administration is carrying out the hard-line approach that the president foreshadowed in August. Last Thursday, the State Department confirmed ...

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In pictures: Sadiq Khan on historic trip to Pakistan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan visited Pakistan to promote his ‘London is Open’ campaign. He met government officials, representatives of civil society, cricketers and different other dignitaries from every walk of life. He was full of praise for Pakistan and voiced joy for coming to land which is home to his ...

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Sadiq Khan says Pakistan needs a helping hand to unlock potential

LAHORE: Terming Pakistan an emerging market in the world, London Mayor Sadiq Iman Khan on Wednesday said the country’s people needed a “helping hand” to unlock their potential. Speaking to an enthralled audience at the Alhamra Hall here, Khan stated that he is lobbying for greater visa ease for South-Asians. “After leaving the ...

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