Saturday, 22 January, 2022

Topic: Lahore

Bomb blast kills 3, over 20 injured in Pakistan

The bombing took place in Lahore’s famous Anarkali market, where Indian commodities are sold, police said. No group has claimed responsibility for the blast so far.

More ‘good news’ for the fans of India-Pakistan rivalry. Lahore beats Delhi in pollution

Lahore, often compared with Delhi by literature and heritage lovers, is also competing in terms of air pollution.

Pakistan’s never-ending nightmare of blasphemy laws has a new victim — a school principal

The latest sentencing by the Lahore court highlights the need for Pakistan to revisit its colonial-era blasphemy laws that are misused regularly.

Premdatta Varma, Bhagat Singh’s co-accused and India’s lesser-known freedom fighter

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav should be the year when Panjab University finally recognises and honours Premdatta Varma’s role as freedom fighter by installing a plaque.

If you are driving in Lahore and unvaccinated, you won’t go far. No jab, no fuel

The unvaccinated in Lahore have a huge incentive before them now — of being able to access most social places. The stakes are high.

Creating ‘climate of fear’, India says after Maharaja Ranjit Singh statue damaged in Lahore

MEA says such attacks are increasing at an alarming rate and highlight growing intolerance and lack of respect for minority communities in Pakistan.

Pakistanis scratch their heads over Bhansali’s Netflix series on Lahore’s Heera Mandi

Actress Mansha Pasha had said, ‘because in Pakistan, a fictional narrative is often censored, others take up the stories that are native to our country.

Foreigner arrested from Lahore airport over bomb blast outside Hafiz Saeed’s home in Lahore

According to a report in The Dawn, the suspect, identified as Peter Paul David, is said to be the owner of the car used in the blast and was offloaded from a Karachi-bound flight.

3 killed in car bomb blast outside 26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s house in Lahore

The blast, in which 20 others were injured, took place at the place police picket outside Saeed's residence. It also sparked rumours at the site that Saeed was present in the house.

Lahore university stokes outrage for cancelling event on Bangladesh’s liberation from Pakistan

Lahore University of Management Sciences cancelled its online conference on 50th anniversary of Bangladesh liberation war without explanation earlier this week.

On Camera


Sania Mirza does it again. Just like she did on motherhood, Pakistani spouse and court-dress

Six Grand Slams and 47 titles didn't come easy for Sania Mirza who fought fatwas, questions on her patriotism and sexism to put Indian tennis on global stage.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.


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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.