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The tomb where a princess lies

At a distance of 48km from Islamabad, there is one of the holiest sites of Sikhism; Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Hasanabdal. Updated Aug 31, 2014 08:05am

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The fake world of Facebook

Users should keep it in mind that social media is used by families, uploading substandard items is extremely immoral act Updated Aug 31, 2014 07:57am

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COLUMN: The grand old man of India

THE grand old man belonging to the South Indian literary world has passed away. This should be taken as sad news in... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:23am

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Mardaani not to be released in Pakistan

The recently released Indian film Mardaani, starring the newly-wed Rani Mukherji, will not be screened in Pakistan.... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Film on Indira Gandhi banned

An Indian Punjabi film, Kaum De Heere, has been banned from screening in any part of the country by the Government... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Small is beautiful

Don’t have a huge place? Fret not; Zahrah Nasir will explain how to make a perfect garden in the small space available Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Should I stay or should I go?

Dear Aunt,I am a 31-year-old working mom with a child. My problem is that my husband is moving to Lahore due to his... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Fast, fun and fresh

If you don’t pay attention to what all is rolled up for you, sushi can be fattening Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Know your sushi

Futomaki: a thick roll, usually cut into eight pieces. Specialty rolls are usually futomaki. Hosomaki: thin roll... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Air travel security

By following travel guidelines you ease half your worries Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Word has it …

“I started playing scrabble after watching my older brothers play. And our father is the one who they watched... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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From Malaysia with love

Shireen Ikramullah Khan writes about the Islamic Arts Museum which offers pleasure, education and contemplation Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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The politics of art

Saira Dar discusses the importance of art in human evolution and its place in society Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Wanderer above the Sea of Fog

Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840), was considered the most important member of the German landscape movement which... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Taking a line for a walk

Afshar Malik’s decorative, metal wire reliefs can be interpreted as a commentary on the vagaries of life Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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All fall down

There have so far been four major political movements in Pakistan that attempted to unseat the government of the ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Mixed messages

With the case against Bhutto coming to a close, Zia steps up repression while also seeking political allies Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Bursting at the seams?

Since the onset of colonial modernity, Sindh’s historical experience has been marked by repeated waves of ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Role reversal

By ignoring the past and learning no lessons from history, the oppressed transform into oppressors Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Fruits of labour

How did a young man from Hijrat Colony, Karachi, whose parents were poor and uneducated, make it ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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The brown bigots

There may be no overt displays but racism is very much alive in the most educated households as well Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Wood you believe it?

The availability of Chinioti furniture in major cities has led to new trends in the local business sector along with ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Smelly-side economics

The pitch black water in the pond in front of me bubbles as if it were boiling. Nearby there is a woman with her... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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When fashion flails

Think cross-border Indo-Pakistan fashion retail and PFDC Boulevard Delhi’s name inevitably pops up; the franchise... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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The ‘high five’ at LFW

This season of LFW was a fiesta of fusion of with funky and fun elements with elegance and design, writes Surekha .... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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TDAP’s ‘Aalishan’ plans

TDAP is the best vehicle with which trade activities between Pakistan and India can get rolling Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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A cross-border fashion jaunt

India is definitely a lucrative hotspot for Pakistani fashion. Across the border, they love our on-trend variations... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Amazing siblings

I HAD the honour of attending the special lecture delivered by famous mountaineers Mirza Ali and Samina Baig,... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Competitive exams

THE Federal Public Service Commission system to appoint candidates seeking government jobs in BPS 17 scale is a ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Musharraf’s view

FOR the first time since his detention, former president Pervez Musharraf appeared on a TV channel for an hour-long... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Container politics

IT seems that the government has badly fallen into the vortex of container politics and is losing its grip over the... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Following Gandhi

Imran Khan has announced a civil disobedience movement in Pakistan and has asked his supporters to stop paying ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Democrazy?

Democracy is badly exploited in our homeland. In the name of democracy, everything or every act that is unfair is... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Nisar’s statement

THE statement made by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali on Friday painted a desperate picture of the government... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Did he or did he not?

FOR the last couple of days we have been watching various TV channels going on and on about the request of the prime... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Saving the system

THERE is no doubt that the protests launched by Imran Khan and Dr Tahirul Qadri are constitutional. What is ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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Democracy at stake

THE ongoing political stalemate between the government and Imran Khan and Dr Tahirul Qadri has brought the entire... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:21am

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MoU signed to promote research

PESHAWAR: The CECOS University Peshawar on Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding with the International... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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LHWs block road to demand regularisation

KARAK: Hundreds of lady health workers on Saturday blocked the Indus Highway at Jail Chowk to demand regularisation... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Outlaw held

KOHAT: The police on Saturday destroyed a criminals’ den with explosives and arrested an alleged outlaw, besides... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Minor boy injured as house catches fire

MANSEHRA: A young boy suffered burn injuries when a fire broke out in a house at Dara Mundian area of the district... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Botanical conference concludes

UPPER DIR: A three-day international botanical conference concluded at the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University (SBBU),... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Bringing life back to museums

“Amuseum should not be a dead and boring place,” says Dr Abdusamad, the youngest director of the Archaeology and... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Swat a centre of quality education

Swat has been considered a centre of quality education since it was a princely state long ago. The first-ever school... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Badminton tournament concludes in Wah

TAXILA: Pakistan Ordinance Factories (POF) Wah Badminton Tournament 2014 concluded at POF Sports Complex on ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Popular Aussie leaves

When Paul Molloy, Australia’s deputy high commissioner, leaves Pakistan next month, he goes with many good ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Metro events: Consultation

Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) is organising a consultation on ‘Pakistan’s Post-2015 Development... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Man killed

TAXILA: A man was killed during a robbery incident in Hussainabad area in the limits of Wah Saddar police station on... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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15 factories served fire safety notices

RAWALPINDI: After fire-related incidents in CNG-filling stations on Double Road and Chah Sultan on Friday, the Civil... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Kidnappers’ gang busted

LAHORE: Nawab Town police claimed to have busted a gang, including a woman used as a trap, for kidnapping a trader... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Govt to reform health sector: CM

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the government is determined to reform the health sector and provide... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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No check on illegal sale of LPG

SAHIWAL: Around 200 illegal shops are selling liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in urban and rural localities of the... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Aspects of quinoa

FAISALABAD: Agriculture scientists, at a workshop titled ‘Production and marketing aspects of quinoa in... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Two shot dead in separate incidents

BAHAWALPUR: Two persons were shot dead in two separate incidents on Saturday. In the first incident, a man was ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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ATC declares Qadri proclaimed offender

GUJRANWALA: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) declared on Saturday Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Tahirul Qadri and 71... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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New health secretary

LAHORE: Local Government Secretary Jawad Rafiq Malik was transferred and posted as health secretary on... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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UET entrance test results

LAHORE: The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) has declared the Combined Entrance Test results for... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Challan against Gullu Butt

LAHORE: Faisal Town police on Saturday submitted a challan against Gullu Butt, an infamous character of the Model... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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HRCP warns against snare for democracy

LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said in a statement the army being asked to adjudicate upon... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Medical entrance test today

LAHORE: Entrance test for public and private medical colleges of Punjab is being simultaneously held on Sunday... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Model Town probe begins

LAHORE: A spokesman for the Lahore police has said the investigation into the Model Town killing incident has been... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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PTI does triple show in Punjab

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) staged massive protest demonstrations and sit-ins in Lahore, Faisalabad... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Laden with gold

KARACHI: “If you want to invest in gold, you’re at the wrong place. But if you want to buy jewellery, Sarafa... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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PMA welcomes govt move

LARKANA: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Larkana chapter and Chandka Teachers Association (CTA) have welcomed... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Tribute paid to Shanta Bukhari

LARKANA: Speakers showered praise on comrade Shanta Bukhari for her unmatched services for the working classes at a... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Rally held for recovery of doctor

LARKANA: Doctors and paramedics serving in the Peoples Primary Healthcare Initiatives (PPHI), Qambar-Shahdadkot... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Welfare of the needy

KARACHI: The commissioner of Karachi on Saturday reviewed measures taken by government departments for provision of... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Effective policing

KARACHI: Additional Inspector General of Police Karachi Ghulam Qadir Thebo on Saturday asked all zonal police... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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METRO EVENTS

Book launchLaunch of ‘Sindh Bachayo — Barre Aazam Bachayo’ (Save Sindh, save the continent) translated by... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Nine-day Ganesh pooja ends

KARACHI: Hindu devotees gathered at the Shri Lakshmi Narayan Mandir on Saturday for the final day of Ganesh pooja... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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PTI stages sit-in on Sharea Faisal

KARACHI: Workers and supporters of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) converged on Sharea Faisal on Saturday to ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Polish PM named EU president

BRUSSELS: EU President Herman Van Rompuy appeared to reveal the name of his successor on Saturday as an open... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Modi in Japan

TOKYO: India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Japan on Saturday on a five-day official visit as their... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Census puts Myanmar population at 51m

YANGON: Myanmar’s first census in three decades shows the country has a population of 51 million people,... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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7 die as Ukraine plane crashes in Sahara

ALGIERS: A Ukrainian cargo plane crashed in the Sahara desert early on Saturday, killing all seven people on board,... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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BU claim maiden title

LAHORE: Balochistan United claimed their first National Women’s Football Championship title when they thrashed... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Pakistan judokas fail in Russia

LAHORE: All three players fielded by the Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) in the World Championships in the Russian... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Sarfraz honoured

KARACHI: Pakistan’s dashing wicket-keeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed who put up an excellent show in the Test series... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Raza, Hania reach ranking tennis finals

KARACHI: Mohammad Raza Sawani recovered from a set down to beat Dawar Rehan in the U-16 singles semi-finals and... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Shahzaib spins Pakistan CC into final

KARACHI: Spinner Shahzaib Ahmed Khan continued his wicket-taking form as Pakistan CC qualified for the KCCA Zone-VI... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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National Beach Netball set for Sept 26

KARACHI: National Beach Netball Cham­pionship will be held at Sea View, here on Sept 26-27 in which all affiliated... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Five races in Karachi today

KARACHI: A five-race small card has been drawn for the Gymkhana race meeting which takes place at the Karachi... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Punjab lift disabled T20 title

KARACHI: Left-arm seamers Mohammad Zeeshan and Abdullah Ijaz shared six wickets between as Punjab whipped ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Salcido quits

MEXICO CITY: Mexico World Cup defender Carlos Salcido announced his international retirement on Fri­day and pulled... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Marquez storms to pole in Silverstone

SILVERSTONE: Runaway world championship leader Marc Marquez secured his 10th pole position out of a possible 12 this... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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West Ham land Song

LONDON: Former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song has joined West Ham United on a season-long loan from Barcelona, the... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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United agree deal for Ajax’s Blind

LONDON: Manchester United continued their overhaul of an under-performing squad by agreeing a 17.5 million Euros ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Indian spinners strangulate England

NOTTINGHAM: Spin again proved England’s undoing as they were dismissed for a seemingly below par 227 by India in... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:20am

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Textile exports drop

LAHORE: Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) has expressed concern over 7.89 per cent drop in exports in... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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Turning waste into ‘black gold’

LONDON: When the world’s largest working advanced digestion plant opened last month, it showed the power-hungry... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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Active buying on cotton market

KARACHI: Steady conditions prevailed on the cotton market on Saturday where buyers remained active in replenishing... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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SAI’s election

KARACHI: The SITE Association of Industry’s (SAI) has elected six executive committee members in annual election... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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Brazil slips into recession

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil’s economy, once an emerging-market darling, fell into recession, according to government... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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Revenue collection rises 24pc

ISLAMABAD: Despite the ongoing tension in Islamabad for the last 17 days, the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR)... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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Sindh expects higher rice production

KARACHI: The increase in acreage under paddy has brightened prospects of a boost in rice production by 15 to 20 per... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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E&P sector records 31pc growth

KARACHI: The oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) sector recorded impressive growth of 31 per cent in... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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Policeman shot dead in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: A policeman was gunned down and another injured on the Autobahn road here on Saturday night. Sources ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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Strike observed in Makran towns

GWADAR: Shutter-down strike was observed in different towns of Makran division on Saturday in protest against the... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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DawnNews cameraman injured

ISLAMABAD: A DawnNews cameraman was injured during the police action against protesters of the Pakistan Awami ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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Training of conflict victims starts

ISLAMABAD: The US government has started training conflict victims of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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32 militants killed in N. Waziristan

PESHAWAR: Thirty-two militants were killed when helicopter gunships attacked and destroyed three hideouts in ... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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PTI, PAT fail to submit asset details

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, the Pakistan Awami Tehreek, PML-Q and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement have... Published Aug 31, 2014 06:19am

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When failure is victory

The civilians haven’t been allowed to grow, but events — blessed, cursed, events — have grown. Updated Aug 31, 2014 05:55am

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A disastrous turn of events

Can Nawaz Sharif survive? The answer, in these frantic hours, must surely be a miserable, despondent no. Updated Aug 31, 2014 04:29am

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Ajmal Khan’s release

Much as it is a desperate situation for others held hostage by the militants, Mr Khan’s return is a sign of hope. Updated Aug 31, 2014 04:20am

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Modi’s PR exercise?

Kashmir is not a piece of real estate, that Islamabad and New Delhi could not alone resolve the dispute. Updated Aug 31, 2014 03:59am

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Hidden curriculum

No longer is there a single, unchallenged survival narrative. Published Aug 31, 2014 02:11am

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Military justice?

Civilian courts should try cases of missing persons. Published Aug 31, 2014 02:11am

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Enemy at the gate

Hopefully, realisation has dawned that peace is not about to break out with India. Published Aug 31, 2014 02:11am