Dengue claims four more lives in Punjab

LAHORE: The local health authorities said on Sunday that dengue had claimed four more lives while 108 new cases emerged in Punjab during the past 24 hours. According to Punjab’s Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department, 137 persons have died of dengue fever in this season, whereas, the province witnessed overall 24,744 cases. On the other hand, dengue also claimed a life in Federal Capital while 31 more tested Read More…

Guard arrested for killing woman who refused marriage proposal

LAHORE: Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a security guard for killing a young woman for her refusal to marry him in the Gulberg area of Lahore. According to police, 21-year-old Neha, resident of Gulberg Main Market, was shot dead by security guard Arif yesterday. The accused wanted to tie knot with her. Last night, when Neha was going back from her work, he stopped her. They indulged in an argument followinRead More…

IGP orders action against kite making and flying

LAHORE: Inspector General of Punjab Police Rao Sardar Ali on Sunday ordered crackdown against kite flying in the Punjab province after the continuous incidents of deaths and injuries due to kite flying strings. He directed subordinates to take action against those involved in making and selling of metal twine and kites. It may be noted that SHO Shalimar Town police has been suspended after a 19-year-old youth was kiRead More…

Youth killed a kite string cut his throat

LAHORE: A 19-year-old youth was killed when a kite string cut his throat at Shalimar Link Road here on Sunday. According to a report, youth Asad, a resident of Mushtaq Colony of the metropolis was on his way to somewhere on his bike when the kite string cut his throat. As a result, he suffered severe injuries and died on the spot. The body was shifted to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handeRead More…

PTI leader Aleem hands resignation to Punjab CM

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and Punjab Food Minister Aleem Khan on Saturday submitted his resignation to Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. Khan called on Buzdar in Lahore, informed him that he had resigned as senior provincial minister and Punjab food minister due to personal reasons and Prime Minister had also accepted it. Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday accepted the request of PTI leader ARead More…

Two killed, one injured in road accident

LAHORE: Two youth were killed and one other injured in an accident in Lahore’s Defence area on Saturday. According to rescue source, a speeding car overturned after hitting a footpath. As a result, a 24-year-old youth, Faisal, and 25-year-old Ali Ahmed, were killed on the spot while one other sustained injuries. The bodies and injured were shifted to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handed Read More…

ECP notices PPP candidate for violating election code of conduct

LAHORE: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday issued a show-cause notice to Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) NA-133 by-poll candidate Chaudhry Muhammad Aslam over alleged violation of the election code of conduct. District Returning Officer (DRO) NA-133 Lahore by-elections has issued notice to the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) candidate Aslam Gill for violating the code of conduct. The ECP directed hRead More…

Solar energy to reduce global warming, minister

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Environment Bao Muhammad Rizwan has said that solar energy will be instrumental in slowing down the process of global warming. While addressing the audience at first station of “2021 GoodWe Technical Seminar Series” at a local hotel, the minister quoted a study that suggested, “If just 1 degree temperature increases due to global warming, it will melt all glaciers to make environmenRead More…

Rs1 million loan awarded to foodpanda homechef

LAHORE: foodpanda, the leading e-commerce platform of the country, signed an agreement with Bank of Punjab to provide financing to registered foodpanda Homechefs under Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Youth Entrepreneurship Programme. Furthering this objective, the first loan of PKR 1 million was disbursed to Khalid Javed Akhtar from Sahiwal, who is a certified chef from COTHM and is running his home based food businRead More…

Dengue claims four more lives in Punjab

LAHORE: Dengue on Tuesday claimed four more lives in Punjab while 139 more people tested positive for the virus in the province. According to health authorities, 12 citizens have been diagnosed with the dengue fever in Islamabad in 24 hours whereas Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has reported 97 new cases. Dengue fever is basically a mosquito-borne infection that can lead to a severe flu-like illness. It is caused by Aedes Read More…