Lahore

  • Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif invited to a cultural event in Lahore 30-03-2014 06:16 PM

    Karachi: Actor Amitabh Bachchan and actress Katrina Kaif have been invited for the annual Literary and Cultural Conference to be held in Lahore, organisers said. According to a report in Dawn newspaper, Bachchan, 71, and Kaif are among the many foreign dignitaries, who may attend the event organised by the...
  • Pakistan journalist Raza Rumi's car attacked, driver killed 29-03-2014 12:05 AM

    Lahore: Two unidentified gunmen on Friday opened fire on the car of a prominent journalist in Lahore, leaving his driver dead and guard injured. TV anchor and editor Raza Rumi's car was fired at near Raja Market area of the city. Rumi, who is associated with express media group escaped...
  • Pakistan: Chief judge in Musharraf treason trial quits bench 27-03-2014 12:38 PM

    Islamabad: In a severe blow to the high-profile treason case against Pervez Musharraf, the chief judge conducting the trial on Thursday recused himself from the hearing after repeatedly being accused of bias against the former Pakistani military dictator. Justice Faisal Arab, the chief of the three-member bench conducting the treason...
  • Lahore longs for international cricket five years after attack 03-03-2014 11:29 AM

    Lahore:For more than fifty years, Haji Basheer has prepared the pitch at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium and witnessed some of cricket's biggest moments including two World Cups. The 74-year-old has been serving at the ground since it hosted the first match in November 1959 but a terrorist attack on the Sri...
  • CJ Show: Nirmal Kaur fights for the release of her captive husband 25-01-2014 11:16 PM

    CJ Nirmal Kaur is the wife of a war prisoner who is languishing in a Pakistani jail. Her husband was captured by Pakistani soldiers during the 1971 war and has ever since been captive. She has even gone to Pakistan to find out the whereabouts of her husband, but to...
  • Pakistan: Court stops government from deporting Indian national 12-12-2013 01:47 PM

    A Lahore court has stopped the government from deporting an Indian husband of a Pakistani woman and directed it to submit a reply by December 20. Rabia Jahangir filed a petition in the Lahore High Court on Wednesday saying she married Indian national Zafar Riaz in 2005 and had two...
  • Hafiz Saeed withdraws petition in Lahore High Court 25-09-2013 11:38 PM

    Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed on Wednesday withdrew his petition challenging a ban on his organisation collecting hides of animals sacrificed during Eid-ul-Azha. AK Dogar, the counsel for Saeed, requested Lahore High Court Chief Justice Umer Ata Bandial to allow the withdrawal of the petition after the federal government informed...
  • Around 50 arrested in 5-year-old's gang-rape case in Lahore 15-09-2013 08:09 PM

    Lahore: Police have taken at least 50 suspects into custody in the brutal rape case of a five-year-old girl in Lahore. "We have taken at least 50 suspects, including some boys of the victim's family, into custody and are interrogating," a senior official of Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) told PTI...
  • HC dismisses PIL seeking justice for late Sarabjit Singh in International Court of Justice 14-09-2013 07:47 AM

    The Gujarat High Court on Friday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the central government to approach the International Court of Justice over the murder of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Pakistan jail. The division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice J B Pardiwala held that the...
  • India asks Pakistan to return Sarabjit Singh's belongings 21-08-2013 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: India has asked Pakistan to return all personal belongings of Sarabjit Singh, who was killed in a Lahore jail a few months ago. New Delhi has written to Islamabad that Sarabjit's belongings, clothes and other items, which he kept with him during his stay in the infamous Kot...
  • ISI ex-chief Hamid Gul refutes Tunda's claims of being in touch with him 19-08-2013 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: Lashkar-e-Toiba bomb expert Abdul Karim alias Tunda has told Delhi Police said that he was in regular touch with a former chief of Pakistani intelligence agency, the ISI. Sources claim that Tunda told interrogators that he met former ISI chief Hamid Gul in 1995 and since then had...
  • 11 Indian prisoners in Pakistan jail seek death 16-08-2013 06:32 PM

    Hoshiarpur: Eleven Indian prisoners languishing in Kot Lakhpat Jail of Lahore have sought death given their pathetic living conditions. In a joint letter, addressed to MP Avinash Rai Khanna and media houses, the inmates have requested Indian and Pakistan governments to shoot all of them so that they can get...
  • Indian Parliament resolution warns Pakistan not to test its patience 14-08-2013 11:11 PM

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday hit back at the Pakistani move of blaming Indian forces for ceasefire violations, passing a counter resolution condemning Islamabad's role in escalating tensions along the Line of Control. The Pakistan National Assembly had passed a resolution condemning 'India's unprovoked aggression at the LoC, protests against...
  • US withdraws Lahore consulate staff over terror threat 09-08-2013 07:05 PM

    Lahore/Washington: The US evacuated all non-emergency staff from its consulate in Lahore on Friday, citing a specific terror threat against the facility even as it issued a fresh travel advisory to Americans warning against visiting Pakistan. The move comes amid a worldwide alert over al-Qaeda intercepts. "Today, the Department of...
  • Delhi-Lahore bus stopped by mob near Amritsar 09-08-2013 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi-Lahore bus was stopped by a mob at Chheharta near Amritsar in Punjab on Friday. The mob stopped the bus to protest the killing of five Indian soldiers by the Pakistan Army at LoC on Tuesday. The protesters, led by Punjab Youth Congress president Vikram Chaudhary, stopped...
  • US warns citizens not to travel to Pakistan over terror threat 09-08-2013 09:19 AM

    Washington: The US government ordered the evacuation of staff from its consulate in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Friday due to the threat of attack, with the State Department also warning its citizens not to travel to Pakistan. "The Department of State ordered this drawdown due to specific...
  • 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed leads Eid prayers in Lahore 09-08-2013 08:40 AM

    New Delhi: 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed is leading the Eid prayers on Friday morning in Lahore, claims the US's Wall Street Journal. The event was advertised on posters all over the city. The Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief has a $ 10 million bounty on his head by the US. The US has...
  • Sarabjit's sister demands to bring back his belongings from Pak 23-07-2013 05:03 PM

    New Delhi: Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjeet Singh, the Indian prisoner who was killed in a Lahore jail, on Tuesday demanded that all his belongings and the money that he had earned through labour in the Pakistani prison should be brought back home. Kaur spoke to Home Minister Sushil Kumar...
  • Sarabjit murder case: 38 witnesses deposes before Pakistan panel 19-06-2013 12:22 PM

    Lahore: A Pakistani judicial commission probing the brutal murder of Indian national Sarabjit Singh in Kot Lakhpat Jail has recorded the statements of 38 witnesses so far. The Inspector General of Prisons of Punjab province, the superintendent of Kot Lakhpat Jail and other prison officials have testified before the one-man...
  • 26/11 attacks: Pak court adjourns hearing on Saeed's plea 28-05-2013 11:15 AM

    Lahore: A Pakistani court has adjourned for nearly four months the hearing of a petition filed by Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed seeking legal aid from the government to defend himself in a US lawsuit over the 2008 Mumbai attacks. A Deputy Attorney General told Lahore High Court Chief Justice...
  • Pakistan: Imran Khan discharged from hospital 22-05-2013 11:40 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan was on Wednesday discharged from hospital, two weeks after he fractured his spine when he fell from a fork-lift during an election rally in this eastern Pakistani city. The cricketer-turned-politician left the Shaukat Khanum Hospital, where he was admitted after his accident on May...
  • Pakistan college offers tribute to Tagore 21-05-2013 04:40 PM

    Lahore: A leading college in Lahore has organised a tribute to Rabindranath Tagore to mark the centenary of his winning the Nobel Prize for literature, with participants offering renditions of his poetry in song and recitation. The tribute was organised by the Department of History at Forman Christian College and...
  • Sarabjit death: Pakistan judge may visit India 19-05-2013 07:23 PM

    Lahore: Pakistani judge Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi probing the murder of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh may also visit India to complete the judicial inquiry. Justice Naqvi of the Lahore High Court is investigating the death of Sarabjit who died on May 2 following a brutal assault by...
  • My new film's a coming-of-age story in a complex world: Mira Nair 17-05-2013 06:24 PM

    Acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' is based on a novel of the same name by Mohsin Hamid, and stars Riz Ahmed and Kate Hudson in the pivotal roles. Shabana Azmi and Om Puri will also be seen in the film. The film is about the meteoric rise and...
  • Pakistan: Judge appointed to probe Sarabjit's murder 17-05-2013 04:48 PM

    Lahore: A serving judge has been named by a Pakistani court to probe the murder of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who died earlier this month after being assaulted within the Kot Lakhpat Jail here. Lahore High Court Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial appointed Justice Syed Mazhar Ali Akbar...
  • Prisoners on hunger strike in Pak jail where Sarabjit died 15-05-2013 05:41 PM

    Lahore: Over 1,400 prisoners went on hunger strike at Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore on Wednesday where Indian national Sarabjit Singh was killed, to protest against the hostile attitude of the prison staff. The prisoners refused to have breakfast or lunch, sources said. Senior jail officials were trying to persuade...
  • Pakistan Decides: The significance of the 2013 elections 11-05-2013 11:11 PM

    CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar chats with experts from Pakistan on the historic 2013 elections. ...
  • Pak: Polling begins in a historic election as the world watches closely 11-05-2013 07:24 AM

    Islamabad: Despite a bloody campaign marred by Taliban attacks, polling began in Pakistan on Saturday amidst threats of violence, pitting a former cricket star against a two-time prime minister once exiled by the army and an incumbent blamed for power blackouts and inflation. The vote marks the first time in...
  • Prisoner deaths: The lessons to be learnt by India, Pakistan 09-05-2013 10:19 PM

    Sarabjit Singh and Sanaullah Haq - both faceless in life, are now martyrs in the eyes of India and Pakistan. Many are saying there should be no more Sarabjits and Sanaullahs. ...
  • Imran won't be able to vote in polls: Pak doctors 09-05-2013 05:51 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan will not be able to vote in Saturday's historic general elections because of injuries sustained in a dramatic fall at an election rally, doctors treating him said on Thursday. Doctors at Shaukat Khanum Hospital in Lahore, where Khan, 60, was admitted after he...