A family of Sikh yatris fell victim to robbers masquerading in police uniforms in Lahore's Gulberg neighborhood. The incident occurred while they were out shopping, leaving them stripped of their valuables.
As the Punjab government plans to conduct artificial rain in Lahore to combat severe smog levels, sources in the Finance Ministry estimate the project's cost at Rs350 million. Chief Meteorologist Chaudhry Aslam mentioned earlier this week that artificial rain is expected in Lahore next month to address the smog crisis.
The caretaker government of Punjab, led by CM Mohsin Naqvi, has taken significant steps to enforce parking regulations in the region. In a recent meeting of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA), chaired by the caretaker CM, it was decided that legal action would be initiated against building and plaza owners found to be violating parking rules.
In the midst of worsening smog conditions in Lahore, the interim government of Punjab is considering the implementation of artificial rainfall to address the situation. Recent reports indicate a resurgence of smog in Lahore, leading to a significant increase in air pollution levels. The Air Quality Index (AQI) for the city has reached intolerable levels, ranking it among the most polluted cities globally.