30 October, 2014 / 5 Muharram, 1436
Pakistan

Appoint CEC by Nov 13, SC tells govt

Apex court rejects Khursheed Shah's request seeking three months' time for appointment of chief election commissioner. Published Oct 30, 2014 12:44pm

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Balochistan's pampered killers

Balochistan's infertility is over and dead bodies continue to appear on the earth’s surface every other day. Published Oct 30, 2014 12:41pm

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Indian troops kill man on border

Indian Border Security Forces shot dead a Pakistani citizen near zero line in the Shakargarh sector on Wednesday. Updated Oct 30, 2014 11:34am

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Govt returns to short-term borrowing

Govt returned to short-term borrowing through treasury bills, leaving the long-term bonds free to float in the market. Updated Oct 30, 2014 11:15am

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Ease of doing business in Pakistan slips

Pakistan is ranked 128th out of the 189 countries surveyed for the latest World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ annual report. Updated Oct 30, 2014 11:07am

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Blatter reveals 2018 World Cup logo

Fifa President Sepp Blatter reveals the logo — depicting trophy in red and blue — for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Updated Oct 30, 2014 10:22am

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KP Assembly prefers Aafia to Malala

The house passed the pro-Aafia resolution tabled by Jamaat-i-Islami MPA Mohammad Ali Khan unanimously. Updated Oct 30, 2014 10:03am

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Alcohol seized

Eighty drums containing a total of 14,400 litres of raw alcohol were seized in a raid Updated Oct 30, 2014 09:04am

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Radicalised guards

The internal inquiry into the shooting has brought to light findings that are deeply worrying. Updated Oct 30, 2014 09:04am

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In Conversation

Vibodh Parthasarathi of the Centre for Culture, Media and Governance at the Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. Updated Oct 30, 2014 09:02am

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Ban calls for urgent aid to Somalia

Over three million Somalis are in need of humanitarian assistance and unfortunately that number is growing: Ban Updated Oct 30, 2014 07:30am

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Pillion-riding ban for two days likely

LAHORE: The capital city police authorities on Wednesday recommended to the Punjab government to suspend cell phone... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:37am

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‘Numberless varsity bus’

THIS is in response to Mr Raihan A.K. Lodhi’s letter, ‘Numberless varsity bus’. Benazir Bhutto Shaheed... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Parking at Sharea Faisal

parking is not allowed throughout Sharea Faisal, especially from Drigh Road to Metropole. However, taking advantage... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Canadian visa

I AND my wife applied for a visitor’s visa for Canada through Gerry’s and our applications were forwarded to the... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Incomplete expressway

NAWAZ Sharif claimed in his pre-election campaign that he would run bullet trains. Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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PM laptops

I AM a student at the Institute of Education and Research, University of Punjab, doing MEd Elementary (one-year... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Finance Act 2014

THIS refers to the Finance Act 2014 wherein a distinction between filers and non-filers has been made for the... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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‘National shame’

THIS refers to your editorial ‘National shame’ (Oct 21). Robberies are a daily feature not only in Karachi but ... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Bilawal: PPP’s performance

THIS is apropos the recent public appearance of PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari in Karachi. I appreciate his... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Dawn staffer grieved

PESHAWAR: Mohammad Shah, a former director of Social Cooperative Supply Corporation, and father of Dawn’s senior... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Protest against shortage of teachers

KARAK: The residents of Kurd Sharif and adjacent localities here on Wednesday staged a rally against shortage of... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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PPP gets ready for by-polls

PESHAWAR: Pakistan People’s Party will call a meeting of the aspirants for contesting the possible by-elections on... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Beverage workers protest lay-offs

RAHIM YAR KHAN: Dozens of employees of a beverage company held a demonstration at GPO Chowk on Wednesday against... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Two killed in ‘encounter’

GUJRANWALA: Police killed two suspects in a reported encounter on Lumbanwali Road on Tuesday.Police were deployed... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Stroke affects more women than men

ISLAMABAD: Participants at a seminar organised to mark World Stroke Day were informed about the greater risk of... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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CDA starts beautification of red zone

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has started beautification and maintenance work of the Red... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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METRO EVENTS

ConferenceIslamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) is organising a national conference on ‘Balochistan: ... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Police arrest suspected terrorist

TAXILA: The local police on Wednesday claimed that they have foiled a terrorist plan and arrested a suspect with... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:23am

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Beverage workers protest lay-offs

RAHIM YAR KHAN: Dozens of employees of a beverages company held a demonstration at GPO Chowk on Wednesday against... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:22am

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Two killed in ‘encounter’

GUJRANWALA: Police killed two robbery suspects in a reported encounter late on Tuesday on Lumbanwali Road.A police... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:22am

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Young couple, suckling perish on road

VEHARI: A young couple and their suckling died on Wednesday after the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:22am

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Eight schools spell well

LAHORE: Four schools each in the 9-11 and 12-14 age groups on Wednesday won the pool contests of the Dawn in... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:22am

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Rs7.9 billion for 10 uplift schemes

LAHORE: The provision of laptops, establishment of a wildlife park in the Khushab district and improvement of... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:22am

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Man kills wife and daughter

LAHORE: A man allegedly shot dead his wife, 39, and daughter, 18, on a marriage dispute in Qaiser Town, Shahdara, on... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:22am

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Motorway to cost Rs700bn

HYDERABAD: The National Highway Authority (NHA) has planned to build and complete the Karachi-to-Lahore motorway in... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:22am

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Wounded BDS official dies

HYDERABAD: The seasoned bomb disposal squad (BDS) official, Saleem Vistro, 49, on Wednesday succumbed to the serious... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:22am

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Mental health issues highlighted

KARACHI: Participants in a programme held to increase public awareness of mental health issues were informed that ... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:22am

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‘Efforts on to cope with cyclone’

KARACHI: Commissioner of Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has said that 80 relevant departments and institutions,... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:22am

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Pharaonic temple found under house

CAIRO: A group of men discovered a 3,400-year-old pharaonic temple from the reign of warrior king Thutmosis III ... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:21am

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US rocket explodes seconds after launch

WASHINGTON: An unmanned rocket owned by Orbital Sciences Corporation exploded on Tuesday in a giant fireball and... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:21am

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Hockey sticks donated

LAHORE: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Wednesday donated hockey sticks to top three teams of the... Published Oct 30, 2014 06:21am