Lahore

  • DU students to cycle to Wagah Border for Indo-Pak peace rally 3 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Fifty students of Delhi University will begin a cycling journey to Wagah Border on August 1 to celebrate Independence days of India and Pakistan. "The 'Indo-Pak peace cycle rally' from Delhi University to Wagah Border will be flagged off by journalist Kuldip Nayar on August 1," Delhi University students...
  • Lahore Lions to represent Pakistan at Champions League Twenty20 July 19, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed that a star studded Lahore Lions led by Mohammad Hafeez will represent Pakistan in the forthcoming Champions League Twenty20 tournament to be held in September. "The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has formally invited us and Lahore Lions by virtue of...
  • Lahore Lions to play in 2014 CLT20 July 16, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan will send their domestic Twenty20 champions Lahore Lions to play in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) to be held in India in September, an official said on Wednesday. The Lions, led by former Pakistan Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez, beat Misbah-ul Haq's Faisalabad Wolves in the final of the...
  • 26/11 attacks: Trial in Pakistan adjourned till June 25 June 19, 2014

    Lahore: An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case has adjourned the hearing till June 25 after prosecution lawyers failed to turn up. In the last hearing on June 11, two witnesses had recorded their statements. Earlier too, the prosecution lawyers had not appeared...
  • Pakistan survivor of honour killing attempt fears for her life June 7, 2014

    Lahore: A Pakistani woman who survived an attack by relatives who tried to kill her for marrying for love on Friday said that she feared for her life and appealed for protection. Saba Maqsood, 18, survived being shot and thrown in a canal by her family on Thursday, weeks after the...
  • Three girls burnt to death in Pakistan June 6, 2014

    Lahore: In a tragic incident, three Pakistani minor girls were burnt to death on Friday when they were alone in their house which caught fire. The three sisters - Khatija, Aliya and Noor - aged between 2 and 6 - were alone at their house when the fire broke out, Punjab...
  • Honour killing: Pakistani woman stoned to death May 27, 2014

    Lahore: In an apparent honour killing, a 25-year-old pregnant woman was on Tuesday brutally beaten and stoned to death outside the High Court by her father and brothers for marrying the man of her choice. Police said that Farzana Parveen, resident of Faisalabad, had married Mohammad Iqbal of Jaranwala a few...
  • Pakistani chartered plane makes emergency landing in Lucknow following fuel shortage May 7, 2014

    A Pakistani chartered aircraft, on its way from Lahore to Dhaka with 100 passengers on board, landed in Lucknow under emergency conditions following fuel shortage, airport officials said. The aircraft landed on Tuesday afternoon when the pilot of the aircraft flying over Indian airspace over Uttar Pradesh, informed the Lucknow air...
  • 'Kya Dilli Kya Lahore' review: Vijay Raaz's directorial debut isn't perfect, but watchable May 5, 2014

    Cast: Manu Rishi, Vijay Raaz, Rajendranath Zutshi, Vishwajeet Pradhan Director: Vijay Raaz The year 1947 holds great importance in the lives of the people on both side of the border. The consequences of India-Pakistan partition - be it in the form of assassinations, communal riots or atrocities against women - which...
  • 'Kya Dilli Kya Lahore' tweet review: The film deserves applause for its emotional complexity May 2, 2014

    Partition, the most traumatic and harrowing chapter in the history of India, has always been the subject of numerous Bollywood films. From rapes, riots to mayhem that India-Pakistan partition, the most brutal upheavals of the 20th century lead to, the filmmakers have used virtually every aspect to recount its loss,...
  • 'Kya Dilli, Kya Lahore' raises pertinent questions while depicting the agony of Partition: Vijay Raaz April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Vijay Raaz, who is turning director with period war drama 'Kya Dilli Kya Lahore', says his film raises some pertinent questions while depicting the pain and agony of Partition. "My film depicts the pain and the agony that every average Indian or any Pakistani has gone through. I...
  • Petition filed in Pakistan court to prove Bhagat Singh's innocence April 29, 2014

    Lahore: A copy of the FIR registered against Bhagat Singh in the then Lahore SSP's murder case in 1928 has been sought to prove the innocence of the legendary freedom fighter. Petitioner Imtiaz Rashid Qureshi, chairman of the Bhagat Singh Memorial Foundation, had filed a petition seeking attested copy of the...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif invited to a cultural event in Lahore March 30, 2014

    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 Lahore Arts...
  • Pakistan journalist Raza Rumi's car attacked, driver killed March 29, 2014

    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 unhurt. His...
  • Pakistan: Chief judge in Musharraf treason trial quits bench March 27, 2014

    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 trial...
  • Lahore longs for international cricket five years after attack March 3, 2014

    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 Lankan...
  • CJ Show: Nirmal Kaur fights for the release of her captive husband January 25, 2014

    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 December 12, 2013

    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 children...
  • Hafiz Saeed withdraws petition in Lahore High Court September 25, 2013

    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 the...
  • Around 50 arrested in 5-year-old's gang-rape case in Lahore September 15, 2013

    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 on...
  • HC dismisses PIL seeking justice for late Sarabjit Singh in International Court of Justice September 14, 2013

    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 issue...
  • India asks Pakistan to return Sarabjit Singh's belongings August 21, 2013

    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 Lakhpat...
  • ISI ex-chief Hamid Gul refutes Tunda's claims of being in touch with him August 19, 2013

    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 August 16, 2013

    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 rid...
  • Indian Parliament resolution warns Pakistan not to test its patience August 14, 2013

    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 Pakistan...
  • US withdraws Lahore consulate staff over terror threat August 9, 2013

    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 State ordered...
  • Delhi-Lahore bus stopped by mob near Amritsar August 9, 2013

    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 August 9, 2013

    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 threats...
  • 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed leads Eid prayers in Lahore August 9, 2013

    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 July 23, 2013

    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 Shinde...