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Tuesday, July 14, 2020



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

Pakistan's first Sikh police officer thrashed, forcibly evicted from his house: Report

July 11, 2018 3:11 pm

"My turban was forced open and hair was untied," he said. In a video, Singh can be seen pleading to police to give him "at least 10 minutes" to be in the place where they have been staying since 1947.

Pakistani peace activist reported missing, police say

December 05, 2017 10:38 pm

Raza Mehmood Khan, 40, a member of Aghaz-i-Dosti (Start of Friendship), a group that works on peace building between arch-rivals Pakistan and India, hasn't been heard from since he left home on Sunday.


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.