The Pakistan Cricket Board will implement the Decision Review System (DRS) for the upcoming one-day series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates next month as the talks with sponsors to finance…
Activists of Sunni Tehreek (ST) on Tuesday staged a protest demonstration against the court decision of awarding death penalty to Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the murderer of former governor Punjab Salman Taseer.…
Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) in association with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting staged “Black and White”, a bilingual play, at the Council’s auditorium raising the question whether a…
The toll of dengue patients is on the rise in the province, as five more cases of dengue fever were reported in Punjab on Tuesday. Two of the patients belonged to Lahore…
Students of Beaconhouse National University (BNU) would stage the BNU Annual Play “Behroopia-The Musical” for three consecutive days, starting July 25 at Alhamra Hall 2 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The entry to…
The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) staged a sit-in in front of the National Press Club (NPC) on Tuesday against the drone attacks, the deteriorating law and order situation in the country, target killing and…
FESCO employees staged a demonstration outside their offices to condemn the decision of the federal cabinet, withdrawing free electricity facility to about 176,000 staffers of PEPCO. They shouted slogans and demanded restoration…
Opposition parties on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Senate session debating the budget, demanding reversal of Chairman Farook Naik’s decision of nominating JUI-F’s Abdul Ghafoor Haideri as leader of the opposition…
ISLAMABAD – More than 200 activists of PML-Q on Monday staged a protest demonstration outside the Parliament House against Opposition Leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan for creating hurdles in the construction of Saroba and Mujahid bridges in Rawalpindi. The protests were staged over what the PML-Q called political victimisation on part of PML-N leader, as he had stopped construction work on Soraba Bridge and Mujhaid Bridge.
The protesting activist from NA-53 and PP-7
LOS ANGELES – One day after his live show bombed in Detroit, actor Charlie Sheen staged a comeback in Chicago, changing the performance’s format and winning some fans in the process, according to media reports on Monday.
Sheen, formerly the highest-paid actor on U.S. television in his sitcom “Two and a Half Men” who had set out to redeem himself in a touring stage show dubbed, “My Violent Torpedo of Truth: Defeat is Not an Option,” opened his new act in Detroit on Saturday and
KARACHI – Local participants smoothly crawled in for accumulating front line growth and dividend yielding stocks primarily due to a substantial reduction in political temperatures, while launch of the Margin Trading System (MTS) from next week did force sellers, mainly in high priced stocks, on the back-foot.
This propelled renewed buyers to move a step forward for building new positions, thus allowing the benchmark attain triple digit gains in early trade. The KSE-100 index
Lahore – ‘The Verve’, dramatics society of Beaconhouse School System, A level Gulberg Campus, staged their annual play, ‘One wife too many’, on February 24 and 25 at Alhamra Cultural Complex Hall No 1, Gaddafi Stadium. The play, written by Ray Cooney, an English playwright, is a comedy in two acts. The play was directed by Ijlaal Khan. The actors include Sohail (John), Arsalan Qaisar (Stanley), Tayyaba Waseem (Mary), Zareen Salman (Barbara), Musa Malik (Troughton), Nauma N Bashir
LAHORE – Punjabi Language Movement (PLM) chief Chaudhry Nazeer Kahut along with other Punjabi writers, intellectuals, activists and supporters on Monday went on a hunger strike against what they termed was a ‘discriminatory attitude’ meted out to the Punjabi language by the establishment.
The hunger strike was staged in connection with the International Mother Language Day in front of the Punjab Assembly in support of the Punjabi language rights. Kahut was joined in the hunger
LAHORE – The Lahore Stock Exchange (LSE) remained bullish with significant improvement in the volume. The LSE 25-shares added 23.65 points to close at 3,843.47 against its opening at 3,819.82 levels. Out of 112 active scrips, 29 went up, 30 went down and 53 closed without any change in their opening values.
The volume of the market remained 6.31 million shares, which was 1.65 million shares more than Monday’s turnover of 4.65 million shares. Lotte Pakistan PTA was the volume
WAZIRABAD: Jamat-e-Islami Wazirabad took out a protesting rally consisting of thousands of people who voiced against the illegal occupation of 24 canal land situated at Daska Road Wazirabad.
The rally was lead by town Amir Khalid, Anwer, Rawal, Abdul-Wahed Alvi & others. The participates of the rally marched from Islamic centre. The participants of the rally raised slogans against patwari of the area and Wazirabad tehsildar.
They demanded the transfer of the said persons
SEOUL: North Korea staged an artillery drill on Friday within earshot of a South Korean island shelled earlier this week, and warned that an upcoming US-South Korean naval exercise heightens the risk of war.
Seoul named a former military chief as its new defence minister to try to restore confidence in the armed forces, after their allegedly feeble response to Tuesday’s deadly bombardment of Yeonpyeong island. China, the North’s sole major ally, warned on Friday against military
LAHORE: The All Pakistan Minorities Alliance (APMA) staged a protest at the Lahore Press Club on Sunday demanding immediate release of blasphemy accused Aasia Bibi who was awarded a death sentence.
The protesters urged the federal government to suspend discriminatory laws including 295 B/C, which was being used for revengeful activities against minorities.
They said that Aasia was innocent and due to a personal grudge she was trapped in a fake case of blasphemy. Addressing