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The problems of polygamy

In recent years, polygamy has become more normalised in Pakistan’s marital culture, and is presented as a solution for Updated Oct 01, 2014 10:26am

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Young participants of sit-in missing

Mohammad Zahid, 16, and Mohammad Hussain, 15, left their homes in Peshawar to participate in PTI's sit-in. Updated Oct 01, 2014 09:38am

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Police officers told to be courteous

Mr Wains says cooperation of the citizens will be sought for rooting out crimes and maintaining law and order. Updated Oct 01, 2014 09:06am

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Four special Eid trains planned

The first special train is leaving the metropolis in the morning on Oct 3 for Peshawar. Updated Oct 01, 2014 08:51am

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Polio refusals in Islamabad

Parents refused polio vaccines to 129 children on the first day of the reinvigorated anti-polio campaign in the city. Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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PTCL suspension

Telephones, landlines and some operations by mobile phone companies linked to PTCL went dead. Updated Oct 01, 2014 06:51am

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Karachi operation

Rangers had conducted 3,696 raids, arrested 6,835 suspects and seized 5,214 weapons during the year of the initiative. Updated Oct 01, 2014 06:49am

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Pak-Afghan ties: the road ahead

Ghani is seen as a pragmatist who is aware that peace and stability in the region will depend on Pak-Afghan relations. Updated Oct 01, 2014 06:45am

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PCSIR pensioner’s woes

IT seems a case of extreme apathy and lack of action on the part of the ministries concerned that more than a dozen... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:44am

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Rear view mirrors

A motorcyclist collided with my car as he shifted from the third lane to the first. I was in the second lane.I asked... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:44am

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‘Prof Imran’

THIS refers to the letter ‘Prof Imran’ (Sept 24) by Dr Mahnaz Fatima. This could be a coincidence but I told my... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:44am

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Imran vs Zardari

RECENTLY, Asif Ali Zardari, out of sheer jealousy and grudge, has ridiculed Imran Khan by saying that Mr Khan is... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:44am

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Status quo plutocracy

THIS refers to the letter ‘Saving democracy’ (Sept 24) by Agha Zeeshan. Every concerned Pakistani like the ... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:44am

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Tourist spots in Sindh

RECENTLY, I visited Mithi district in Sindh for some official work. It took me some hours before I realised that I... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:44am

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The curse of dowry

MY maid put everything she had at stake just to gather enough dowry for her daughter’s marriage. She wished to... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:44am

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‘Spiritual scholar’

I was shocked to read the referred article by Nadeem Paracha in Dawn of Sept 21.There was misleading information in... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:44am

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Income tax or penal tax?

I GOT myself registered for income tax and obtained NTN in July 2014. I invested in stocks and fixed deposits when... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:44am

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Man, son suffocate to death in well

MARDAN: A man and his son were suffocated to death in a well at their house here on Tuesday. The incident occurred ... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Bannu university campus opens in Lakki

LAKKI MARWAT: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MNA Colonel retired Ameerullah Khan Marwat on Tuesday inaugurated a ... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Two women shot dead in Swabi

SWABI: Two women were killed when unidentified assailants entered their house and opened fire on them in Kotha... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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SDPO Taxila made OSD

TAXILA:  The sub-divisional police officer (SDPO), Taxila circle has been made officer on special duty (OSD)after... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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In the sculptures, ordinary man reigns

ISLAMABAD: Abdul Jabbar Gull’s journey began with painting commercial hoardings and cinema boards. It took him... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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METRO EVENTS

Book launchAsia Study Group Islamabad is organising a multi-media presentation and launch of the book ‘The... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Doctors question Punjab PMA elections

LAHORE: The Movement for Restoration of Pakistan Medical Association (MRPMA) has dubbed elections for the Pakistan... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Child dies after falling into manhole

LAHORE: A four-year-old boy fell into an open manhole in Quaid-i-Azam Industrial area and was retrieved dead on... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Post-flood relief job starts today

Khanzada said the total extent of the package was Rs16bn out of which Rs10bn had been transferred to the BoP. Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Two LHWs hurt in attack on polio team

Police arrested the ‘assailant’ woman and her accomplice. EDO Syed Sakhawat has assured the polio workers of protection. Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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The runway brides are here again

LAHORE: The fourth consecutive PFDC L’Oreal Paris Bridal Week got off to a spectacular start at the landmark... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Man kills uncle

GUJRAT: A youth shot himself dead after killing his uncle and injuring a woman over a marriage dispute in village... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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JI calls for KBD

LAHORE: The Jamaati-Islami has called for constructing the controversial Kalabagh dam for irrigating barren lands ... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Couple dies in road crash

TOBA TEK SINGH: A man and his wife died while their minor daughter injured here on Tuesday night in an accident near... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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International Translation Day observed

GUJRAT: A seminar on Language and Diplomacy’ was held at Hafi z Hayat Campus, University of Gujrat (UoG), on... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Hyderabad carnage anniversary

HYDERABAD: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday observed 26th anniversary of the Hyderabad carnage by... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Factory worker shot dead

KARACHI: A factory worker was shot dead in Baldia Town on Tuesday, police said.They added that gunmen riding a... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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METRO EVENTS

SeminarA seminar on ‘Constitution, neutrality, and voting in Switzerland’, organised by the department of... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Bandit lynched

KARACHI: Two bandits shot dead a milkman when he resisted a mugging attempt at his shop before one of them was ... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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The new crusades

DENUNCIATIONS of “religious extremism”, always commonplace, have never sounded more persuasive as Islamic State... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Wave of attacks kills 35 in Baghdad

BAGHDAD: At least 35 people were killed in a wave of car bomb and mortar attacks in Baghdad on Tuesday, Iraqi police... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Catalans rally in favour of referendum

BARCELONA: Thousands of Catalans rallied in a rainstorm Tuesday as their leaders battled to defend their bid for a... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Johnson still recalls English taunts

MELBOURNE: Australia pace bowler Mitchell Johnson has Test series against Pakistan and India ahead but is already... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Two cueists to contest in Doha

KARACHI: Pakistan’s two cueists — Mohammad Sajjad and Hamza Akbar — will represent the country in the... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Fahad, Nouman reach ranking tennis semis

KARACHI: Fahad Khan and Nouman Aftab won their respective men’s singles quarter-finals in the Abdul Majeed Trophy... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Women’s cricket team to be honoured

KARACHI: Sports promoter Nadeem Omar said on Tuesday that gold medals will be presented to Pakistan women’s... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Marsh blitz denies Lions semis berth

BANGALORE: Perth Scorchers’ Mitchell Marsh not just stopped Lahore Lions from making it to the semi-finals of the... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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NBP end KPT’s perfect start

KARACHI: National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) picked up their first victory and first points of the season when they... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Inter-club weightlifting

LAHORE: The National Junior and Youth Men’s Inter-club Weightlifting Championship will be held on Oct 1 and 2 at... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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FPS, RPS triumph

KARACHI: Foundation Public School (FPS) and Rangers Public School (RPS) registered victories in the league matches ... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Stoke City add to Newcastle’s misery

STOKE: An early Peter Crouch goal gave Stoke City a 1-0 home win against Newcastle United on Monday, ratcheting up... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Mashrafe appointed ODI captain

DHAKA: Bangladesh cricket authorities on Tue­s­day sacked wicket-keeper/batsman Mush­fiqur Rahim as One-day... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:43am

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Eurozone inflation hits five-year low

BRUSSELS: Eurozone inflation dropped to the lowest level since the worst of the global financial crisis, EU figures... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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India keeps interest rates on hold

MUMBAI: India’s central bank kept interest rates on hold on Tuesday as expected as it awaits more proof that... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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eBay split to create independent PayPal

NEW YORK: US online auction giant eBay announced plans on Tuesday to spin off PayPal, a move designed to help the... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Lasbela chamber polls

KARACHI: Yakoob H Karim, Fahad Shoukat and Arshad Islam were elected unopposed president, senior vice-president and... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Palm oil rises

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures rose to their highest in one-and-a-half months on Tuesday and recorded ... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Gold slides

LONDON: Gold fell to a nine-month low on Tuesday as the dollar climbed, with the metal set to post its sharpest... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Steady conditions on cotton market

KARACHI: Steady conditions prevailed on the cotton market on Tuesday where buyers indulged in short covering. ... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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CORPORATE WATCH

Apple gets illegal tax benefits in Ireland: EUBRUSSELS: Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Swiss envoy visits HCCI

HYDERABAD: Consul-General of Switzerland Emil Wyss visited the Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HCCI) on... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Pama for say in auto industry policy

KARACHI: Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (Pama) has urged the Federal Minister for Industries Ghulam... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Human resources crunch in PSM

ISLAMABAD: There is a serious human resource crunch in Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) as current manpower is set to... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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KCCI seeks action against tax evaders

KARACHI: Businessmen Gr­o­up Chairman Siraj Kassam Teli on Tuesday slammed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Gas pipeline blown up

DERA MURAD JAMA­­LI: Suspected Balo­­ch militants blew up a gas pipeline in the Loti gas field area of Dera ... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Two shot dead

GWADAR: Two persons were found dead in Turbat and Panjgur, security officials said on Tuesday.Levies sources said... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Pilots not getting out-station allowance

KARACHI: Worried over non-payment of out-station allowance for several months, pilots of the Pakistan International... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Kurds fight IS men on three fronts

ERBIL: Kurdish troops backed by warplanes battled the Islamic State (IS) group on three fronts in northern Iraq on... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Three-day holiday for Eidul Azha

ISLAMABAD: The federal government announced on Tuesday a three-day public holiday for Eidul Azha.According to a... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Petrol price reduced by Rs2.94

ISLAMABAD: The government reduced on Tuesday prices of the petroleum products.According to an official statement, ... Published Oct 01, 2014 06:42am

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Politics of fear

Fear is an invaluable political device. Published Oct 01, 2014 03:43am

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Elusive goals

Pakistan’s progress on the MDGs has been disappointing. Published Oct 01, 2014 03:43am

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Trial and tribulation

Is the MQM finally losing its unchallenged political supremacy over the country’s biggest city? Published Oct 01, 2014 03:43am