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Change of Guards ceremony at Mazar-e-Iqbal in Lahore

LAHORE: A contingent of Pakistan Navy assumed the charge of guards, in a change of guard ceremony on the birth anniversary of Dr. Muhammad Iqbal here at the mausoleum of the great poet and philosopher. Pakistan Navy's station commander Lahore, Commodore Naimatullah, was the chief guest of the ceremony. A smartly turned contingent of Pakistan Navy assumed the charge of the honorary guards. Commodore Naimatullah inspected the guard of honour of the Navy and Rangers contingents and also laid floral wreath at…

Mobile app launched for poetry lovers

LAHORE: A mobile application has been launched in Lahore having features such as access to Allama Iqbal’s four poetic books. The app was inaugurated by Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafique Rajwana. Speaking at a two-day Iqbal conference titled “Challenges to Humanity in the Lights of Iqbal’s Thoughts” at Aiwan-e-Iqbal, Rajwana said there was a need to uphold the philosophy, thoughts and ideology of Allama Iqbal, who always inculcated hope, courage and national unity among Muslims. He said that Iqbal’s message of peace and…

Power breakdown hits Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport

LAHORE: A power breakdown took place at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore on Tuesday halting all the operational systems and plunging the airport premises into darkness. Because of the breakdown, operations of checking counters, computer system, baggage handling system and metal/ explosive detection machines have ceased functioning. Many lights along the runway also went off. The airport management have set off all generators to counter the shortfall of electricity at the drome. Read More: Punjab cities…

Corruption, partial accountability impeding development: Shehbaz

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday visited the mausoleum of Allama Iqbal here on 140th birth anniversary of the national poet to pay him homage. The chief minister laid a floral wreath at Iqbal’s grave and offered Fateha, besides recording his impression in the visitor’s book. Talking to media afterwards, Shehbaz underlined that the corruption and partial accountability have been impeding the development of the country. “These are two biggest obstacles to the development,” he asserted. “Iqbal’s…

KP denies declaring public holiday on Iqbal Day

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has denied reports over issuing a public holiday on November 9 (tomorrow) on the occasion of Allama Iqbal Day. KP Spokesman Mushtaq Ghani said that reports about the public holiday are based on rumours and are complete incorrect. He requested the public not to pay heed to them. He said that the provincial government has not announced any public holiday. Therefore, all government offices and educational institutions will remain open in the province. 9 نومبر یوم…