Two FIRs have been registered under the Anti-Terrorism Act against more than 250 lawyers who attacked Lahore’s Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) on Wednesday. The lawyers tortured doctors and attendants, and damaged hospital property and police vehicles in order to avenge a group of lawyers who were beaten at PIC a few weeks ago. The attack resulted in death of three patients at the facility.
PTI chairman Imran Khan on Friday decided to run himself alone for the by-elections for all the nine seats that fell vacant after the National Assembly speaker had accepted the resignations of his party’s lawmakers. The PTI chairman made his decision public after the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced the by-polls in the constituencies on September 25.
The army has strongly condemned what it called “hurtful and derogatory” comments made by a certain group of people following the helicopter crash in which six army officers embraced martyrdom. When the news of the army helicopter going missing came, certain people on social media started making derogatory comments, wishing for the presence of top military leadership on the missing chopper.
The national anthem of Pakistan is ready to be re-released on August 14 and it’s going to be sung in a far more inclusive way. Honouring the 75th anniversary of Pakistan’s independence, the Steering Committee has vowed to enlist vocalists from diverse regional, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, from all religious faiths and musical genres.
Jerdoni, a US-based company, saw an increase of up to 380% since the last day after Imran Khan was seen donning a polo shirt from the brand. The former cricketer and PM of Pakistan was spotted wearing Jerdoni’s white polo shirt during his meeting with Molana Tariq Jamil at Bani Gala. Imran Khan’s look was similar to his previous in-house interviews and instantly became a hit.