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Sargodha University Bans ‘Couples’

A Lahore-based university has banned male and female students sitting together as a ‘couple’, believing that it goes against ‘cultural and religious’ norms. However, students are allowed to sit in a group of three or more. A notice publicized on May 4th, at the University of Sargodha, Lahore (UoSL) campus disallows ‘inappropriate interaction between male and […]

Youth Performing Arts Festival Starts in Lahore, First of Many to Come

Performing Arts Festival Lahore

The Youth Performing Arts Festival which is a result of collaboration between Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop, Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Lahore Arts Council started today, Thursday, in Lahore. The event, which will span four days (November 19, 2015 to November 22 – 2015) will be lit by performances in various disciplines, including music, dance, […]

Man Lynched by Christian Mob Identified as Local Glass Cutter

Lynching in Lahore by Christian Mob

One of the two men taken away from police custody and lynched by a mob has been identified as Naeem, who was a local glass cutter. Earlier, when protests against church bombings in Lahore’s Youhanabad area went out of control, angry members of the Christian community gathered in different cities to register their protests. The […]

PTI Activists turn to Lahore after Faisalabad and Karachi

PTI Activists turn to Lahore after Faisalabad and Karachi

After Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s protests shut down Faisalabad and Karachi, the party has now turned towards Lahore, following up on the chairman Imran Khan’s call for a country wide shut down under his ‘Plan C’. According to reports from Lahore, PTI activists have blocked major roads and are burning tyres in areas including Liberty, Bhutta and […]

16 dead after roof of mosque collapsed in Lahore

16 killed after mosque roof collased

At least 16 people have died after the roof of Hanfia Mosque in Nishtar Town Lahore collapsed during Zuhar prayer on Tuesday September 9, 2014. Rescue teams fear the number of deaths may be higher. Rescue teams are engaged in rescue efforts to remove the trapped persons under the rubles of the collapsed mosque. The […]

Section 144 imposed in Lahore, aeriel coverage banned

drone cameras banned in Lahore

Lahore District Coordination Officer (DCO) Muhammad Usman has imposed section 144 banning the coverage of rallies using the drone cameras in Lahore citing security situation this Monday August 11, 2014.  The ban will remain effective for one month. Lahore district authorities have said in statement that ban on the media coverage of the rallies using […]

Justice Ali Baqar receives death threat over Model Town tragedy

Lahore High Court

Justice Ali Baqar Najafi who is serving as the judicial commission judge for the investigation of the Model Town Lahore tragedy has received letter from unknown person(s) threatening to kill him and his family if he does not close the case. Security of the judge has been increased after the death threat. There are reports […]

We Will Pull Pakistan Out of Darkness – Minister

rana mashood

Punjab Minister of Law and Education recently came out in the open and directly pointed out at Pakistan Tehreek E Insaaf for pointing fingers against the Government of Punjab. Rana Mashood said that the Punjab Government is currently trying its best to pull Pakistan out the dark stage. He claimed that Pakistan is currently going […]

Cellular Services to remain Suspended in Islamabad, Lahore and Rawalpindi

It was recently revealed that due to security reasons, the cellular services are going to remain closed throughout the cities of Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Lahore. This has happened upon the arrival of Molana Tahir Ul Qadri, who is the leader of Pakistan Awami League. Several of his workers were injured during the attack which was […]

Blast in Lahore Leaves 12 Injured

It was recently reported from Lahore that a bomb blast took place in a shop that his located at Pakistan Chowk in Ichra Area of the city.   Mostly such incidents are directly linked with Tehreek E Taliban, whenever they take place. However, the most recent blast which took place in Rawalpindi was also said […]

Feud Over Land Takes 4 Lives in Lahore

It was recently reported from Lahore that a family feud resulted in four deaths as shots were fired from a rival party after breaching the premises of the other party. Such incidents have taken place in the past, as family feuds have taken several lives. This time, however, the fight was between two real/blood brothers. […]

Dacoits Killed in Encounter

It was recently reported from Lahore that three dacoits were killed after an alleged encounter with the police in the Johar Town area of the city. Recently the Pakistani police have been on high alert. Since the peace talks with Taliban are at a crucial stage, there is a possibility that a particular incident might […]


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