Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: Lahore

Pakistani students take a dig at LUMS university with ‘missing persons’ notice in Lahore

Students at Lahore University of Management Sciences have called for changes at their university following the expulsion of a student in his final year for providing tuitions.

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.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.