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'Gross misconduct': Two University of Lahore students expelled after proposal video goes viral

March 16, 2021 11:20 am

The video of the proposal shows the woman going down on one knee with a bouquet of roses in her hand, as a crowd of bystanders cheers her on. Her classmate, who appears to ‘accept’ her proposal, is seen hugging her afterwards.

Novel brings to readers stories of pre-partition Lahore

February 02, 2021 5:10 pm

"I wanted the historical background to be as factually accurate as possible, so a lot of time was spent in research, and I do hope that the story proves to be an engaging one," said the Delhi-based writer.

Non-Muslim Urdu writers of Lahore left behind memoirs of abiding love for the city

March 14, 2020 10:05 am

Over time, Lahore became the publishing capital of India and printed Urdu magazines with circulation reaching across India to Burma, where the last Mughal king had been exiled.

International Punjabi Conference: Pak prunes number of Indian delegates from 100 to 39 at last minute

February 13, 2020 5:49 pm

This year, the conference is dedicated to the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak. Scholars and litterateurs from India, Pakistan and other countries will be presenting their research papers and other literary works on Guru Nanak during the conference.

Pakistan Tezgam Express Train Fire: Toll rises to 73, PM Imran Khan orders immediate inquiry

October 31, 2019 7:00 pm

Pakistan Tezgam Express Train Fire: A preliminary investigation has revealed that the cause of the fire was a gas cylinder blast that was carried on board in violation of the rules.

Earthquake hits Pakistan, North India; here are some videos shared online

September 24, 2019 5:49 pm

The earthquake caused panic among people, sending them scurrying out of buildings and offices. Some later took to social media to share several videos of the incident.

Pakistan earthquake: Nearly 20 dead, over 300 injured; mild tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

September 24, 2019 8:42 pm

Over 300 people, including women and children, were injured on Tuesday in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir after a strong quake jolted several cities in the northern parts of the country including capital Islamabad.

Pakistan: 14 killed, 79 injured in train collision

July 11, 2019 1:51 pm

The Quetta bound Akbar Express collided with the stationary freight train at the Walhar Railway Station in Sadiqabad Tehsil of the province, Dawn quoted officials as saying.

Pakistan reopens airspace over Lahore, international airport to resume operations today

March 03, 2019 1:28 pm

The nation had partially opened its airspace on March 1 by allowing flights from Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta but kept operations suspended at airports nearer to India.

‘Let’s not divide Bhagat Singh’s martyrdom into two halves’

September 29, 2018 3:09 am

Senior advocates and other dignitaries said that recent hostility between the two countries should not become the reason for not remembering the martyr on his birthday


Deadly blast in crowded Lahore park kills over 50

March 27, 2016 10:41 pm

A large number of people including Christians were present in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Iqbal Town area of Lahore when the powerful blast occurred, leaving many in a pool of blood.