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Radicalism in Pakistan and elsewhere in the Muslim world isn’t necessarily a function of deprivation and poverty alone. Updated May 23, 2015 10:09am

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Are animals psychic?THIS is regarding the Myths and mysteries section, “Are animals psychic?” by Fatima Sajid... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

The weekly weird

Huge hoard of dinosaur eggs discovered!IT might sound like something straight from Jurassic Park, but dozens of... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Spotlight

Swift dominates Billboard awardsPOP star Taylor Swift has swept the board at the Billboard Music Awards, winning... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Did you know? facts!

Meet the polar bearPOLAR bears evolved from the brown bear more than 38 million years ago. Their average age in the... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Blast from the past

Brooklyn Bridge opensMay 24, 1883THIS day, after 14 years of hard labour and the loss of 27 lives, the Brooklyn... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Word of the week

Words are very powerful — so become empowered by enhancing your vocabulary! Check out this week’s word ‘Death... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Commodifying children

'Most of the children presented on the programmes were either street children or orphans.' Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Security expenditures

Money is fungible, and funds given for a particular purpose should not be diverted for other purposes. Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Camel milk sellers

KARACHI roads are already congested because of Qingqis, and now camel milk sellers are roaming main roads and using... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

‘A house for Zardari’

THIS is apropos Irfan Husain’s article ‘A house for Zardari’ (May, 16). The writer has indeed aptly ... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Karachi massacre

THE Karachi bus attack reminds us of attacks in Kohistan and Babosar in which terrorists entered buses and killed... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Garbage along roads

THE garbage is strewn all over the road by stray cattle and dogs in North Karachi. Rag-pickers also go through the... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Blocked sewerage

WE, the residents of Gul Mohar Street, Gurumandar, Garden East, would like to draw the attention of the authorities... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Pathetic roads of Malir

I WANT to draw the attention of authorities concerned towards the pathetic condition of roads in Malir. I am a... Published May 23, 2015 07:04am

Stopping extremism

Although I grew up in Pakistan, I can never imagine returning to a place where a draconian constitution decides who... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Police: violating law

THIS is apropos a recklessly-driven police car (LWB 8119) which made a mockery of traffic rules on May 14 in the ... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Fleecing consumers

COMMODITY prices are on the decline the world over. These include edibles like wheat, rice, palm oil and sugar and... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Pollution & plastic bags

THE use of polythene bags causes pollution and adversely effects our planet. An international research study says... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Investment in Dubai

SUDDENLY our media has been flooded with advertisements inviting Pakistanis to buy luxury apartments and houses in... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

peoplespeak

“I am not an IT expert but let me give you a tip. Whenever you load a mobile card, never throw it away on the road... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Two drown in nullah

ISLAMABAD: Two persons drowned in a nullah in Kural area here on Friday, police said.Hayat, 18, and Murtaza, 20,... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Correction

A report published in Dawn on Friday under the headline, ‘PPP counsel objects to IHC Judge hearing Naheed Khan’s... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

METRO EVENTS

ConcertEmbassy of Japan is holding a musical concert, ‘Japanese Traditional Music and Improvisation’ at the... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Metro bus service next month

RAWALPINDI: Work on all eight packages of metro bus project will be completed by Sunday, but the bus service will be... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Disaster management drill

GUJRAT: A drill/mock exercise for disaster management was organized at the premises of the University of Gujrat on... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Minor boy electrocuted

FAISALABAD: A seven-year-old boy was electrocuted in Ali Park, Jaranwala, due to the alleged negligence of Fesco... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

LHC judge

LAHORE: Senior bar member Hafiz Shahid Nadeem Kahloon on Friday took oath as additional judge of the LHC.Chief... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Clarification

LAHORE: The election tribunal had declared the election of the returned candidate from PP-97 (Gujranwala) null and... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Fire injures five

LAHORE: Five people were injured in two fire incidents in the city on Friday.Three people, including two minors,... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Protest over murder

SUKKUR: A group of Sawand clansmen carrying the body of a victim of armed attack held a demonstration outside the... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Mugging case lodged

BADIN: A Pakistan Peoples Party worker has lodged a mugging case at the Model police station of Badin against five ... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Hesco, Sepco drive

HYDERABAD: In a vigorous drive against power theft and electricity bill defaulters, the Hyderabad Electric Supply... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

The journey begins

KARACHI: An exhibition of paintings to be sold by silent auction to raise funds for the renovation of Cantt Railway... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

METRO EVENTS

LYARI PEACE FESTIVALThe Lyari Peace Festival organised by the Rose Educational & Welfare Society as part of ... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Badminton course from 25th

LAHORE: Twenty coaches from all over the country will attend the IOC Solidarity Badmin­ton Technical Coaching ... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

Ranking tennis from 27th

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) on Friday announced holding the third edition of the Development... Published May 23, 2015 07:03am

BoJ holds fire on stimulus

TOKYO: The Bank of Japan (BoJ) on Friday held off launching more stimulus as its chief said the world’s... Published May 23, 2015 07:02am

Gold falls

LONDON: Gold fell on Friday, on course for its biggest weekly decline in four weeks, as the dollar rebounded after a... Published May 23, 2015 07:02am

Cotton trading steady

KARACHI: Steady conditions prevailed on the cotton market on Friday where buyers strived to get hold of quantity ... Published May 23, 2015 07:02am

Palm oil slips

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures fell on Friday and hit their lowest level in 3 weeks, snapping a two-week... Published May 23, 2015 07:02am

Corporate Watch

PSO holds procurement conferenceKARACHI: Pakistan State Oil (PSO) held its largest ever procurement conference with... Published May 23, 2015 07:02am

Truck sales rev up

KARACHI: A total of 3,130 trucks were sold in July-April 2014-15 compared to 1,975 a year earlier, according to... Published May 23, 2015 07:02am

President signs GIDC bill

The bill will enable the government to have an access to about Rs100b lying in its account under the head of the GIDC. Published May 23, 2015 07:02am