22 October, 2014 / Zilhaj 26, 1435
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Widow wins pension case after 15 years

Federal ombudsman solves a 15-year-old pension case filed by the widow of a Wapda employee who died of electrocution. Updated Oct 22, 2014 09:53am

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Dogar visits Hashmi

Talking to the media, Dogar said his visit was continuity of his family’s relationship with Hashmi. Updated Oct 22, 2014 09:27am

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85 outlaws held in a month

Capital City Police Officer said the arrested suspects had confessed to have committed 226 incidents of crime. Updated Oct 22, 2014 08:19am

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Boy ‘murdered after rape’

Police found the body of a missing teenager who was allegedly raped before being murdered by his unidentified killers. Updated Oct 22, 2014 08:15am

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Power tariff hike withdrawn

The govt decided to continue to provide subsidy to domestic and agricultural consumers to lessen the burden. Updated Oct 22, 2014 08:11am

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Steps taken to keep Ebola virus out

The WHO's representative in Pakistan, said WHO was satisfied with steps taken by the Pakistan government against Ebola. Updated Oct 22, 2014 07:44am

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Mubarak village

THE Mubarak village is located along the shore of the Arabian Sea, 30km from Karachi. It has a population of more... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Firing on aircraft

THIS refers to a recent firing incident on a passenger aircraft at Peshawar airport. This is the second such ... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Polyethylene bags

POLYETHYLENE bags are extensively used in Pakistan, which is spending billions on the import of raw materials used ... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Syed Ahmad Khan

REFERENCE the letter on Syed Ahmad. The writer mentioned some names while highlighting the services of Sir Syed. I... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Lahore manhole deaths

IS there any relevance between mega projects of different colours in Lahore and the death of innocent children in... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Prize bonds

THE winners of prize bonds have to go to the State Bank of Pakistan to cash their prizes. This is troublesome for ... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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TV talk shows

TV viewers of Pakistan have been watching TV talk shows held by private channels for the last so may years. These... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Edhi robbed

THE monsters who looted Abdul Sattar Edhi have established new records of moral and social depravity. Edhi is known... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Gullu Butt

WHILE surfing TV channels recently I saw Gullu Butt on one of the local channels giving an interview. The host was... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Blasphemy ruling

The courts have convicted Asia Bibi, a poor illiterate Christian woman to death for blasphemy. The courts did ask if... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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A lot to surrender

PAKISTAN is surrendering 3,600 megawatts of electricity every year and eight million acre feet of water. If the... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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KUST lecturer shot dead in Mansehra

MANSEHRA: Unidentified assailants shot dead the wife of an assistant professor of Hazara University at their... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Policeman, robber killed in encounter

PESHAWAR: A police constable and a robber were killed while two robbers sustained injuries during an encounter with... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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100ft breach in canal inundates land

BAHAWALNAGAR: A 100-foot-wide breach occurred at 6R Canal in Faqirwali due to collapse of the wall distributing its... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Two girls ‘go missing from school’

SAHIWAL: Two students of the Government Girls Model Pilot Secondary School allegedly went missing during school... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Work of 35 photographers put on display

RAWALPINDI: An exhibition of work by 35 photographers opened at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Tuesday.Marvi... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Students to get laptops tomorrow

CHAKWAL: As many as 1,832 students of Chakwal district will get laptops under the Punjab Chief Minister’s “Youth... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Facilities at airports to be improved

RAWALPINDI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)’s managers at major airports on Tuesday got together to discuss... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Colleges still holding evening classes

ISLAMABAD: Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has failed to implement the order of Minister of State for Capital... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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METRO EVENTS

ExhibitionAn exhibition by Talat Dabir titled ‘The Inward Journey’ will be held at Tanzara Gallery on Thursday,... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Spelling Bee Faisalabad rounds today

FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Pool Rounds of the 10th Dawn in Education Spelling Bee Competition will be held at Nusrat... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Five held for Nadra bedlam

GUJRANWALA: Five people were arrested on Tuesday in Wazirabad for ransacking the office of the National Database ... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Diwali tomorrow

LAHORE: The Hindu Community will celebrate the Diwali festival across the country on Thursday (tomorrow).The main... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Rent-a-car firms to be regulated

LAHORE: Lahore Transport Company’s (LTC’s) board of directors (BoD) decided on Tuesday to regulate the ... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Tevta to go for job-oriented courses

LAHORE: Technical and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) Chairman Irfan Qaiser Sheikh says the authority will... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Arrested

LAHORE: The CDGL carried out dengue surveillance of 55,121 houses and 16,825 open spaces on Tuesday. According to a... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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Sorry state of Jinnah Hospital

LAHORE: The Jinnah Hospital, one of city’s major health facilities, continues to face administrative, financial ... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:34am

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30 booked after tit-for-tat attacks

SUKKUR: Thirty members of the Surhio and Rind communities were booked on Tuesday following two armed attacks that... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Huge fire hits electronics warehouse

HYDERABAD: Electrical and electronic goods stated to be worth nearly Rs10 million were gutted when a big fire broke... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Three confiscated cranes die

KARACHI: Three cranes confiscated a day earlier near the Hyderabad toll plaza died on Tuesday in the Sindh wildlife... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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METRO EVENTS

Inauguration of Abdul Sattar Edhi and Bilquis Edhi Transplant Operation Theatre Complex in the Agha Hassan Abedi Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Schoolchildren entertained at festival

KARACHI: The students coming out of the Cinepax theatre at Ocean Mall on Tuesday in neat rows couldn’t be made to... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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History and state discussed

KARACHI: From the time man started to live in groups to Foucault’s take on the modern state, students interested ... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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15 held at Occupy protest in UK

LONDON: London police on Tuesday said they had arrested 15 protesters who had set up an Occupy camp opposite... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Spanish nurse cured of Ebola

MADRID: A Spanish nurse who was the first person to catch Ebola outside Africa has been cured of the deadly virus,... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Crackdown on police officers in Turkey

ANKARA: Turkey on Tuesday launched a new operation to arrest top police officers suspected of involvement in illegal... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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N. Korea frees US citizen

WASHINGTON: The White House said on Tuesday that detained American tourist Jeffrey Fowle had been released by North... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Total loses CEO in Moscow plane crash

MOSCOW: The chief executive of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, died in a plane crash at a Moscow... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Army miss chance to go top

KARACHI: Pakistan Army missed the chance to move top of the Pakistan Premier Football League (PPFL) table after ... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Faisal salvages draw for Stags

KARACHI: Faisal Mubashir came to the rescue of Bahawalpur Stags with a century as the regional side earned an... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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PTB down Afghanistan

LAHORE: Punjab Textbook Board (PTB) defeated Afghanistan Under-19 team by 24 runs at the LCCA ground here on... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Aqeel, Talha advance

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s tennis ace Aqeel Khan got off to a winning start in NBP SN National Tennis which commenced... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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WICB in crisis meeting

BRIDGETOWN: West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron is reportedly facing a grilling from other... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Pistorius starts five-year jail term

PRETORIA: Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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EU fines JP Morgan $78m

BRUSSELS: The European Commis­sion fined US banking giant JP Morgan more than 61 million euros ($78m) on Tuesday ... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Falling cotton prices induce buying

KARACHI: Buyers kept replenishing their stocks on Tuesday on falling cotton prices influenced by world trend and... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Gold rises

LONDON: Gold hit a six-week high on Tuesday on concerns over a global economic slowdown after China’s growth eased... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Palm oil ticks up

SINGAPORE: Malaysian palm oil futures closed higher on Tuesday, recouping some of last session’s losses with... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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CORPORATE WATCH

Microsoft chief Nadella earned $84m in 2014NEW YORK: Microsoft chief Satya Nadella, whose gaffe advising women to... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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MCB Bank earns Rs9.7bn profit

KARACHI: The MCB Bank posted the highest-ever quarterly profit before tax of Rs9.7 billion as compared to Rs9.4bn... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Farm credit up by 38pc in Jul-Sept

KARACHI: During the first quarter of this fiscal year (Jul-Sept), banks disbursed Rs98.1 billion, which is 20 per... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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LSM posts 5.27pc growth

ISLAMABAD: Large-scale manufacturing (LSM) posted a growth of 5.27 per cent during the second month of the current... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Dar assures textile industry of support

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Tuesday assured textile manufacturers that he would attend to the issues... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Man shot dead

QUETTA: A man was shot dead on Qambrani Road on Tuesday, police said.He was passing through the area when assailants... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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One gunned down in Kech

GWADAR: A man was shot dead in Darmakol Pedrak area of Kech district on Tuesday.Police said a man opened fire on... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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IED defused in Dera Bugti

QUETTA: Personnel of the Frontier Corps defused an improvised explosive device (IED) weighing about 6kg in Dera ... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Man killed in crossfire; woman strangled

DERA MURAD JAMALI: A man was killed in a clash between two groups in Goth Allahbad area on Tuesday, while in another... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Gen Raheel meets Indonesian army chief

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif, who is on an official visit to Indonesia, met Gen Gatot... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Pakistan, Russia to enhance cooperation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia agreed on Tuesday to take concrete steps for injecting substance in the bilateral... Published Oct 22, 2014 06:33am

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Turkish conundrum

Turkey has been ambivalent about the US-led campaign against IS. Updated Oct 22, 2014 05:03am

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People’s power

True emancipation lies in honing the tools of survival. Updated Oct 22, 2014 05:03am

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Drones and domination

Drones are a perfect symbol of a superpower that can kill but remain invincible itself. Updated Oct 22, 2014 05:03am

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Beyond the politics of rallies

Lofty promises appeal to a frustrated populace; the danger is such pledges raise expectations that cannot be fulfilled. Updated Oct 22, 2014 05:03am

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Talk of nukes

THE nuclear boast by a federal minister in the National Assembly on Monday was not required. The minister, retired... Updated Oct 22, 2014 05:03am

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Licence suspension

A MERE four months after Geo News was fined and its broadcast licence temporarily suspended by Pemra, on Monday it... Updated Oct 22, 2014 05:03am

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Tensions on Pak-Iran border

WHILE certain sections of the geostrategic community in Pakistan have always touted the geographic importance of the... Updated Oct 22, 2014 05:03am