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Metropolitan area in Punjab, Pakistan

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Lahore: Metropolitan area in Punjab, Pakistan
Lahore is the capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab. Lahore is the country's second-most populous city after Karachi. Lahore is one of Pakistan's wealthiest cities, with an estimated GDP of $58.14 billion (PPP) as of 2015. Lahore is the largest city, and historic cultural centre of the Punjab region, and one of Pakistan's most socially liberal, progressive, and cosmopolitan cities.


Prince William and wife Kate land in Pakistan capital after aborted flight

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate landed in Pakistan's capital Islamabad on Friday, after turbulence forced the couple to stay overnight in Lahore in a change to their tightly-choreographed..
Reuters - Published

Pakistan denies entry to Committee to Protect Journalists official

Authorities at Pakistan's Lahore airport denied entry to the Asia coordinator of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), saying his name was on blacklist managed by the Ministry of Interior, a..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Lahore

Kate and William fly back to Islamabad after thunderstorm drama [Video]Kate and William fly back to Islamabad after thunderstorm drama

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have left Lahore following a dramatic flight on Thursday evening where the pilot was forced to abort two landings in Islamabad and return to Lahore after being caught..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

Plane carrying Kate and William turns back amid thunderstorm [Video]Plane carrying Kate and William turns back amid thunderstorm

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been forced to reschedule the last day of their Pakistan tour after their plane got caught in a thunderstorm. William and Kate were due to fly over the Khyber..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

Kate’s headscarf revives memories of Diana’s visit to Lahore landmark [Video]Kate’s headscarf revives memories of Diana’s visit to Lahore landmark

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made a visit to the Badshahi Mosque in scenes that brought back memories of the duke’s late mother Diana, Princess of Wales. Kate wore an emerald green..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published

William and Kate enjoy a game of cricket in Pakistan [Video]William and Kate enjoy a game of cricket in Pakistan

The Duke of Cambridge showed off his sporting abilities after picking up a cricket bat during his Pakistan royal tour. William and the duchess both took turns hitting some soft balls in a game of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published


Lahore-based organisation writes to PM Modi, asks him to accord Bharat Ratna to Bhagat Singh

IndiaTimes - Published

Earthquake strikes near Pakistan's Lahore; mild tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

IndiaTimes - Published

Indo-Pak talks essential: UN Secy-General Antonio Guterres

New Delhi has rejected any third party rejection and reminded that under Lahore declaration and Shimla Agreement both India and Pakistan will resolve all issues bilaterally
DNA - Published

After Sikh girl's forced conversion in Lahore, Amarinder urges Imran Khan to take action

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday called upon Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to take "firm and immediate action" in the case where a Sikh priest's daughter forcibly converted..
IndiaTimes - Published

Moscow has 'no role' to play in India, Pak bilateral issue of Kashmir: Russian envoy

"This is the sovereign decision of the Indian government, it's an internal matter of India. All issues existing between India & Pakistan should be resolved through dialogue on the basis of Shimla..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharaja Ranjit Singh's statue damaged in Lahore

The king ruled the Sikh empire in the first half of the 19th century.
DNA - Published

Delhi-Lahore bus service cancelled: DTC

DTC on Monday cancelled the Delhi-Lahore bus service as Pak has decided to discontinue it in the wake of India revoking J&K's special status, said a senior official of the public transporter. A DTC bus..
IndiaTimes - Published

Railways cancels Samjhauta Express on Indian side of border after Pak's suspension

The Indian Railways announced on Sunday that it has cancelled the Samjhauta Express train run at its end of the international border, days after Pakistan suspended services on its side. The railways..
IndiaTimes - Published

Article 370 revoked: Statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh vandalised in Pakistan's Lahore; police arrests two

'This is quite unfortunate incident', said Walled City of Lahore Authority spokesperson Tania Qureshi
Firstpost - Published

Pakistan cuts last remaining transport link to India over Kashmir dispute

Pakistan said on Saturday it had canceled a bus linking Lahore with India's capital New Delhi, the last remaining public transport link between the neighbors divided by a dispute over the Kashmir..
Reuters - Published

Pakistan suspends Delhi-Lahore bus service

Pakistan has suspended the Lahore-Delhi friendship bus service, after suspending two cross-border trains, in the wake of India's decision revoking Jammu and Kashmir's special status and bifurcating the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan arrests convicted ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam in Chaudhry Sugar Mills money laundering case

Maryam Nawaz was detained outside the Lahore prison where ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, who was Pakistan's prime minister three times, is serving a seven-year term for corruption
Firstpost - Published

Watch: 'Daughter of India' Geeta, who was stranded in Pak for 15 years, gives special tribute to Sushma Swaraj

Geeta had strayed into Pakistan at the age of 11 and was handed over to the Edhi Foundation by the police, who found her at Lahore railway station.
DNA - Published

JeM's bomb expert Munna Lahori killed in Shopian encounter

Lahori, a top Jaish commander in south Kashmir, was killed along with his local associate after a night-long operation based on J&K police input at Shopian town, the spokesperson said.
DNA - Published

Pakistan's anti-terrorism court extends 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed's judicial custody until 7 August

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan extended the judicial custody of 26/11 mastermind and UN-proscribed terrorist Hafiz Saeed until 7 August. Hafiz Saeed, the chief of terror outfit LeT, was arrested..
Firstpost - Published

Hafiz Saeed's arrest was result of 'great pressure' exerted by US on Pakistan, says Donald Trump

Hafiz Saeed was keeping a low profile at his Lahore's Jauhar Town residence after the Imran Khan government took control of the JuD.
Firstpost - Published

Arrested Hafiz Saeed sent on seven days judicial remand, shifted to Lahore jail which houses former PM Nawaz Sharif

Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested Wednesday on terror financing charges by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab Province, just days ahead of Pakistan..
DNA - Published

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed arrested in Lahore: Pak media

Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has been arrested in Lahore and sent to judicial custody, reported Pakistan media on Wednesday. The Counter-Terrorism..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hafiz Saeed files plea in Lahore HC challenging terror-financing cases filed against him

United Nations proscribed terrorist Hafiz Saeed on Friday filed a plea in the Lahore High Court challenging terror financing cases lodged against him.
Firstpost - Published

Overspeeding Lahore-bound passenger bus topples over in Islamabad; mishap kills 13 and injures 34 others

An over-speeding passenger bus turned turtle near Pakistan's capital city Islamabad on Thursday, killing at least 13 people and injuring 34 others, police said.
Firstpost - Published

Two persons shot dead at Pakistan's Lahore airport over 'personal enmity'; suspects taken into custody

Lahore Police said that the suspects reached the airport in a taxi and the firing, in which two persons died, took place due to personal enmity.
Firstpost - Published

Life-size sculpture of Maharaja Ranjit Singh unveiled at historic Lahore Fort days before his death anniversary

Around 465 Indian Sikh pilgrims are expected to visit Lahore at Gurudwara Dera Sahib that houses the funerary urns of Ranjit Singh
Firstpost - Published

Sikh pilgrims' visit to Pak: No permission to receive Pak train at Attari, says railways

The railways on Saturday said it had no permission to let a train from Pakistan into Attari to ferry 130 Sikh passengers to Lahore for pilgrimage, a day after the neighbouring country alleged that..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderabad woman caught in Balakot fire, citizenship wait gets longer

Just before the Balakot strikes, Sumayra had gone to Pakistan with her two kids (who were born here and have Indian citizenship) to visit her ailing father. She was to return on a Lahore-Delhi flight..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hafiz Saeed not allowed to lead Eid prayers at Lahore's Qaddafi Stadium; restriction imposed for first time in several years

In March, Saeed was barred by the government from delivering weekly Friday sermon at Jamia Masjid Qadsia, the JuD headquarters in Lahore.
Firstpost - Published

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