Sahiwal


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Sahiwal

(sä`hĭväl), city (1998 pop. 207,388), E central Pakistan, on the Lower Bari Doab Canal. It is a district administrative headquarters, connected by road and rail to Lahore, and a market for food grains and cotton. Two colleges affiliated with the Univ. of the Punjab are in Sahiwal.

Sahiwal

 

formerly Montgomery), a city in Pakistan, in Punjab Province, on the Bari Doab Canal. Population, 115,000 (1972). Sahiwal has a railroad station and is an important trade center for the surrounding agricultural region. The city has a number of cotton mills.

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LAHORE -- Lahore High Court Chief Justice Sardar Muhammad Shamim Khan on Monday allowed shifting of proceedings of Sahiwal killings trial to an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court on Thursday ordered a judicial inquiry into the deaths of four people - including three members of a family - in an alleged encounter in Sahiwal last month.
The Lahore High Court on Thursday hinted at forming a judicial commission to probe the Sahiwal tragedy.
Islamabad -- The Senate Standing Committee on Interior on Tuesday demanded the formation of a judicial commission (JC) to probe the alleged Sahiwal encounter that killed four people.
SAHIWAL:The joint investigation team probing the alleged encounter" in Sahiwal earlier this month is experiencing difficulties in recording eyewitness statements.
SAHIWAL -- In a major development in Sahiwal incident, six Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel were sent to jail on judicial remand.
LAHORE -- Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat on Tuesday, while terming the Sahiwal encounter '100 percent correct', said the initial investigation report had held the Counter Terrorism Department officials responsible for loss of innocent lives in Sahiwal.
SAHIWAL -- An FIR against 16 police officers has been lodged under section 302 and Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) at the Yousafwala police station on Sunday after a deadlock of 17 hours between protestors and administrative authorities on the Sahiwal incident.
LAHORE -- The Punjab government will spend US$ 600 million to improve the living standard of masses in six cities - Sahiwal, Sialkot, Sargodha, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalpur and Muzaffargarh - under Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Programme (PICIIP).
Lahore -- Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar inaugurated seven mega projects worth Rs70 million in district Sahiwal.
SAHIWAL -- Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Saturday inaugurated the 'Sehat Insaf Card' scheme for the Sahiwal division.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated the Sehat Insaf Card scheme for Pakpattan, Okara and Sahiwal on Saturday.