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JuD Fundraising Activities Under Watch By Punjab Police

The Punjab police were directed by the Punjab Home Department on Wednesday to take strict measures against activists of Jamaat-ud-Dawa Pakistan (JuD), an organization on the UN watch list and also accused by India of its involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Hafiz Mohammad Saeed heads the organization and has been in the business of […]

Revision Of Fourth Schedule List By Provinces Intended For Banned Terrorists

Despite the strong efforts to complete the revision and updating of the list of fourth schedulers, Punjab is considered as the only province to make large improvements in fulfilling the task. In the previous month, the Punjab government had acquired 5,000 tracking chips in order to monitor the movement or location of suspects placed under […]

Punjab government files petition against decision to remove containers

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Punjab government has challenged the Lahore High Court jurisdiction in a decision asking to remove the containers placed at various locations to block the roads on Wednesday August 13, 2014.  The review petition states that the Court does not have authority to interfere in the provincial government’s security and administrative matters. Government of Punjab had […]

Flourmills in Punjab to Observe Token Strike

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An office bearer of the Pakistan Flour Mills Association stated that the flourmills of Punjab will observe a day’s token strike in solidarity with flourmills of Karachi, that have remained closed for seven consecutive days due to the indefinite shutter down strike against the Sindh Food Department. Chairman of the PFMA, Chaudhary Muhammad Yousuf stated, […]

Punjab Jail’s Staff Receiving Extortion

It was recently reported from Lahore that a report has been finalized where it is revealed that the jails in Punjab have been receiving up to 3.2 million Rupees of extortion and they are not putting it to good use. The report explained in detail that the money which is being received by the jails […]

Punjab under section 144 due to Moharram


In order to maintain total security of the city of Lahore, it was decided that Section 144 will be imposed throughout Punjab during the month of Muharram. It was reported that if there is anyone who is found carrying firearms, handing out hate literature, chalking walls or delivering provocative sermons which will be aimed at […]

Army to be deployed at sensitive polling stations

The Election Commission has requested Pakistan Army to deploy military on sensitive and most sensitive polling stations on polling day. The Election Commission extended the request in a meeting with army officials in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. By-polling will be held on August 22 after Eid. Meanwhile‚ the Election commission has sought report from Returning Officers […]

U.S. awards scholarships to 250 students from Punjab

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded scholarships to 250 talented students enrolled in the recently introduced two-year Associate Degree in Education program and the four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Education program in Punjab, the U.S. embassy said Saturday.   “I am delighted to see such bright students from Punjab who have dedicated themselves to […]

My city in Europe, my house in Africa

Every citizen of Lahore is going through a terrible psychological situation at the moment. To me, it is a very strange; like my city is in Europe but my house looks like a part of a poor African country. To make you understand, I have to explain my daily routine. I find no electricity at […]

PPP: The poorest political party of Pakistan: Report

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday released details of assets of political parties in Pakistan for the financial year 2010-11, showing the ruling PPP among the poorest parties of the country.   Without having any immovable property anywhere in the country, the PPP -Parliamentarians had only Rs 435,397 in its account on June […]

President Zardari will be responsible for any mishap during long march: Qadri

Minhajul Quran International (MQI) chief Tahirul Qadri on Tuesday said President Asif Ali Zardari, Punjab government and federal government will be responsible if a crisis emerges during the January 14 long march.   Qadri was speaking to media in Lahore after a meeting with the leaders of Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM). The MWM has announced to take […]

Islamabad administration rejects Tahirul Qadri’s rally request

Citing overcrowding and capacity as bottlenecks, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration officials formally rejected a request by Minhajul Quran International (MQI) to hold a rally in front of parliament.   The capital administration asked the party to change of venue for the January 14 rally, proposing the lush fields of the F-9 Park on the city’s […]


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