زمرہ: Lahore

Germany provides Rs 9.3 mln for rehabilitation of historic houses in walled city of Lahore

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ISLAMABAD: An agreement has been signed between the German Embassy Islamabad and the Aga Khan Cultural Service Pakistan (AKCSP) regarding the rehabilitation of historic homes in the Walled City of Lahore.

According to press release issued here on Tuesday, the Federal Republic of Germany is providing 9.3 million Pakistani rupees for the conservation and rehabilitation of multi-storeyed residential buildings in the Walled City of Lahore which date from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These houses constitute part of Lahore’s historic legacy of architecture and are located in two residential lanes close to Delhi Gate, along the classical “Shahi Guzargah” which leads to the Shahi Qila (Lahore Fort).

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لاہور میں خودش دھماکہ۔۔ 20افراد ہلاک35 سے زائند زخمی ہیں

AP – LAHORE, Pakistan — Police say at least 12 people were killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.

Senior police official Umar Virk says some 35 others were wounded. He indicated two explosions might have occurred.
The blast Friday struck the RA Bazaar, which lies in a neighborhood where several security agencies have facilities.
It’s the second time this week that Lahore has been hit by a bomb attack. The last one targeted a police interrogation facility, killing 13 people.
The attacks have shattered a period of relative calm in Pakistan, which has been battling al-Qaida and Taliban violence.
THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP’s earlier story is below.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Police say a suicide bomber targeting an army vehicle struck the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, wounding at least 26 people.
Police official Mohammad Riaz said several soldiers were among the wounded. Gunshots also were heard after the blast in the RA Bazaar, which lies in a neighborhood where several security agencies have facilities.
It’s the second time this week that Lahore has been hit by a bomb attack.
The last one targeted a police interrogation facility, killing 13 people.
The attacks have shattered a period of relative calm in Pakistan, which has been battling al-Qaida and Taliban violence.