Dawn News

28 February, 2015 / 9 Jamadi-ul-Awwal, 1436
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Cotton prices rule firm

A local representative of a world cotton trader was seen actively purchasing every lot that came for offer from ginners. Updated Feb 28, 2015 09:38am

SPI down by 0.52pc

For the lowest income group earning up to Rs8,000, the SPI decre­as­ed by 0.48pc over the previous week. Updated Feb 28, 2015 09:24am

Expressway blocked

The government of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has a knack of sneaking up on the people of Lahore. Updated Feb 28, 2015 07:47am

Disarray in LNG imports

There are a few basic questions, such as who will pay for the first consignment that will have to be ordered soon. Updated Feb 28, 2015 07:38am

Correction

Reference a news story published on Page 3 (Feb 27) titled: ‘PTI vows to unite two Kashmirs at Muzzaffarabad... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:28am

SIM verification

THE newly-introduced biometric system for verification brings us an opportunity to another source of income. On Feb... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:28am

Appeal to army chief

I FULLY endorse the statement of the chairman and press and publication secretary of the Catholic Association who... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:28am

Varsity lacks facilities

LASBELA University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences (LUAWMS), Uthal, is the only university in Balochistan... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:28am

Rejoice, there is hope

THIS needs to be known by all countrymen. Something is working after all, and they do work, I am referring to the... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:28am

DHA water problem

I LIVE in Badar Commercial Area of Defence Housing Authority where there is an acute water shortage.In view of the... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:28am

School security

THIS refers to the new action plan against terrorism and the improvement of security in schools all over Pakistan... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:28am

Reforming madressahs

IT seems it was easier for parliament to amend the Constitution to create military courts, so the government should... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:28am

Stopping IS cash flow

ISLAMIC State has become a big threat to Western countries, which are not only surprised by the speed of IS taking... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:28am

Gold rises

LONDON: Gold rebounded on Friday as mixed U.S. data tempered expectations of a Fed rate hike this year, but was ... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

Palm oil rises

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Friday for a second straight weekly gain on anticipation of weaker... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

Corporate Watch

NBP proposes 5.5pc cash dividend for 2014KARACHI: The board of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has proposed final... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

Rain in parts of city

KARACHI: Patches of clouds hovered over the city throughout Friday but it rained in some areas in the evening, ... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

METRO EVENTS

RESEARCH DAYThe ‘6th Annual Research Day 2015’ organised by the Dow University of Health Sciences at Abdul ... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

Spinner Salman shines

KARACHI: Left-arm spinner Salam Khan excelled with figures of 5-7 as Alamgir Gymkhana trounced Orangi United CC by... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

Pedro dazzles

LAHORE: A seven-goal rally by Pedro Zacharias helped Telenor Shahsawars overpower Guard Group 7-3 to reach the main... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

Judo camp starts

LAHORE: A two-day advanced judo training camp organised by the Pakistan Judo Federation in collaboration with the... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

Airport Gymkhana in semis

KARACHI: A superb all-round performance from Mansoor Khan enabled Airport Gymkhana sealed the last semi-final berth... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

Farrukh hits breezy century

KARACHI: Opener Farrukh Rizvi blasted a blistering century to help Hinopak Motors outclass M.A. Textile by eight... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

Players To Watch

With the short boundaries at Eden Park, the big-hitting COREY ANDERSON will relish the prospects of having a go at... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

NEWS BRIEF

De Villiers shows stomach for record-breaking showSYDNEY: South Africa captain A.B. de Villiers was laid low by... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

Shehzad fit to play

BRISBANE: Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad has been cleared to play in the team’s third World Cup pool ‘B’ game... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:27am

Man attempts suicide

ISLAMABAD: A 25-year-old man, who claimed to be the employee of an MNA, tried to commit suicide by consuming poison... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:26am

METRO EVENTS

Conference The British High Commission has organised a conference to mark International Women’s Day on Saturday,... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:26am

Rescued markhor dies

CHITRAL: The sick Kashmir markhor being tended to at the divisional forest office died on Thursday.The stranded... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:26am

PPP moots own formula

In background discussions, leaders of the main political parties accused each other of playing dirty politics. Published Feb 28, 2015 06:26am

Motorcyclist killed by wagon

LAHORE: A Civil Secretariat employ was killed in a road accident at Tokaywala Chowk, Sabzazar, on Friday.Police said... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:25am

Anti-polio drive

LAHORE: The City District Government Lahore’s health wing will hold another round of three-day anti-polio drive... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:25am

Three found dead

LAHORE: Three unidentified men were found dead in different areas of the city on Friday.Civil Lines police said a... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:25am

LHCBA polls go electronic

LAHORE: Members of the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) will elect their office-bearers for the year ... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:25am

53 held in Quetta

QUETTA: Some 53 suspects, among them 43 Afghan nationals, were arrested during a search operation carried out ... Published Feb 28, 2015 06:25am

Stop cheating yourself!

IT was a moment of truth. Happiness and success were dancing only a few feet away, but was Maria going to have the... Published Feb 28, 2015 05:58am

Mail box

Lost in the gameTHIS is with reference to the story “Lost in the game” by Tuyyab Anwer (YW, February 7, 2015). I... Published Feb 28, 2015 05:58am