Turning the tide in southern Punjab

By Fakhar Durrani ISLAMABAD —The PML-N victory in NA 154 Lodhran will have a far-reaching impact on the upcoming general elections 2018. The constituency located...

Abuse of animals on the rise in southern Punjab

By Sohaib Iqbal  Animal torture and abuse is a common scene in Rajanpur, Bahawalpur, Layyah, Multan, Muzaffargarh, DG Khan and other areas of southern Punjab....

Rape, murder and honour killing on the rise in Punjab with 3% conviction rate

By Waseem Abbasi Editor’s Note: The writer is an investigative/ data journalist based in Islamabad and working for The News. He has worked for the leading...

Water scarcity dries southern Punjab’s bread basket

By Sohaib Iqbal  Farmers in South Punjab region particularly Rajanpur, Bahawalpur, Muzaffargarh, Layyah, DG Khan and Multan have been hit hard by the shortage of...

Southern Punjab plagued by seasonal influenza as it claims 35 lives

By Sohaib Iqbal Seasonal influenza has taken at least 35 lives in southern Punjab particularly in Multan and its surrounding districts, the focal person Dr Atta-Ur-Rehman of Multan...