Tag: Punjab

Punjab govt opens 177 rest houses for public

LAHORE: Some 177 rest houses previously in personal use of various departments of the Punjab government have been opened for the general public. As per the...

FIA apprehends four on data theft related charges

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cybercrime Wing apprehended four suspects from Lahore, Gujranwala, and Faisalabad who were allegedly involved in phishing and providing...

PTI policies will curb differences between developed, undeveloped Punjab areas: CM

LAHORE:  Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman said that-now started-voyage of public service now will never stop. We are establishing such Pakistan which was the...

FIA arrests 15 human traffickers in Punjab raids

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested 15 human traffickers during separate actions in various cities of Punjab on Thursday. According to details, the FIA conducted operations...

Three labourers gunned down in Balochistan

NASIRABAD: At least three labourers belonging to Sindh  province were killed and another was wounded after unidentified men attacked them in Nasirabad district of...

Govt decides to take action against protesting doctors

LAHORE: The Punjab Health Department on Saturday decided to take stern action against the protesting doctors as the protest of Grand Medical Alliance entered the...

Grant of utility allowance to some officers ignites controversy

--Secretary Finance Abdullah Khan Sumbul government wants to encourage officers LAHORE: A recent notification of grant of utility allowance to the officers (BS-17 to BS-19)...

YDA strike continues across Punjab

LAHORE: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Monday continued with its strike across government hospitals in Punjab against the Medical Teaching Institutions (MTI) Reform Act for...

Only 56pc women have CNICs in rural Punjab: survey

ISLAMABAD: A Survey conducted by Punjab Commission on Status of Women here Friday revealed that in rural areas of Punjab only 56 percent of young...

Punjab announces summer vacations from June 1

LAHORE: The Punjab Education Department has announced summer vacations from June 1. According to the notification, educational institutions will remain closed in Punjab from June 1 till August...

Punjab’s backward districts to get 41% share in ADP, minister promises

LAHORE: Provincial Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht said on Saturday that 41 percent of the next ADP (Annual Development Plan) would be spent on...

Energy department’s project management unit fails to meet objectives

--Project Director Arif Mansoor Qasarani says he was unaware of the approved objectives LAHORE: In another episode of exposing incompetence and carelessness, Pakistan Today on Tuesday...

Seven killed, 1,100 injured in 1,000 accidents in Punjab

LAHORE: At least seven people were killed while 1,100 sustained injuries in 1,000 accidents in Punjab during the last 24 hours. A spokesman of Rescue 1122...

Tehsil councils, panchayats to replace UCs in new LG system

--Basharat says 22,000 panchayats will replace 3,100 UCs --Govt will transfer Rs40bn directly to LG bodies to empower representatives     LAHORE: Punjab Law Minister Basharat Raja on Wednesday said...

One-third of all Punjab women have faced violence: survey

ISLAMABAD: One in every three women in Punjab aged between 15 and 64 years has suffered violence, according to a survey conducted by the United Nations Population...

Punjab has huge potential for solar power: CM

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar presiding over a meeting at the CM's Office discussed proposals and plans to set up modern solar power...

Another Hindu girl ‘abducted’ from Sindh

--Minister takes notice, directs police to provide protection to girl’s family --Says draft of Sindh Minorities Protection Commission to be presented before provincial cabinet soon KARACHI: Days...