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(Placename) the former name (until 1979) of Faisalabad
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(faɪˌsɑ ləˈbɑd, -ˌsæl əˈbæd)
a city in NE Pakistan. 1,875,000.
Formerly, Lyallpur.
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Noun1.Lyallpur - city in northeast Pakistan
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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According to the program issued by the company, power supply from Mobilink, Best Export and Model City feeders emanating from 66-KV Old Thermal grid station, Zia Town and Lyallpur Gallaria feeders originating from 132-KV Steam Power grid station, Madani feeder emanating from 132-KV Old Thermal grid station, Amin Pur City, new Langrana, Gatti and new Khurdpur feeders originating from 132-KV Amin Pur grid station, Kashmir Wood, Ahmed Enterprises, Jewan Shah, Abdullah Fibers, Ariyan Textile, Tayyab Textile Mill, Sarfraz Textile, Tahir Rafiq Textile and al-Murtaza feeders emanating from 132-KV Kamal Pur grid station will remain suspended from 8:00 a.m.
Police said on Sunday that some armed persons signaled a car to stop at Canal Road near Lyallpur Galleria but the driver accelerated the speed.
Khalid Bashir explained that the former deputy commissioner, Noorul Ameen Mengal, established an entity in the name of Lyallpur Heritage Foundation (LHF) at a government level for the rehabilitation of historical heritage sites and buildings in Faisalabad, which is currently working on several projects.
According to the archives department: 'These documents throw a new light on the horrors committed by the British government and military in Punjab after declaration of martial law in Amritsar, Lahore, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Lyallpur (now Faisalabad) districts in 1919.
Subsequently when I entered journalism on full time and was posted by The Pakistan Times as Bureau Chief at Lyallpur Aftab Farrukh, was sent by Manzoor Qadir, to that city and became a close friend .It however did not take much time to take young Aftab to make his mark and within a couple of years around 1958, he was picked up as judicial magistrate.
My career as a journalist, quite interestingly had started as a school and college student, from Urdu daily 'Nawa-e-Waqt' in Lyallpur (since baptized as Faisalabad) in late 50s and is continuing in Lahore with the continued blessings of Almighty Allah one way or the other since 1960 when my family had migrated from Lyallpur to Lahore following my father Shaikh Muhammad Yaqub expiring on suffering heart attack just two month and 13 days in August 1960 after his retirement as the Deputy Collection (Canals), there.
The decision to close down Lyallpur sub-campus and Women Sub-campus, Faisalabad, and Gujranwala, Lahore and Mandi Bahauddin sub-campuses and facilitate their students was taken during the fourth syndicate meeting of the year presided over by the Vice Chancellor.
On receiving information, City Police Officer (CPO) Ashfaq Ahmad Khan and SP Lyallpur Town Muhammad Tanveer Ahmad Malik rushed to the spot and issued directions for tracing out the kidnapper and recovering the baby.
She disclosed that the Lyallpur Literary Council has been established as a trust for the promotion of art and literature in Faisalabad.
Born - 3rd November 1906, Samundri, Lyallpur District, Punjab, British India.
FAISALABAD -- CIA Lyallpur Town police busted a dacoit gang and arrested its four members including the ring-leader on Saturday.