Palm oil down

Malay­sian palm oil futures fell to their lowest in more than five weeks on Friday. Updated Nov 29, 2014 10:18am

Danger to media

Action of relevant body against Geo Entertainment for airing controversial content and Geo's apology was enough. Updated Nov 29, 2014 09:30am

Two Muttahida men shot dead

Two workers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) were shot dead in Orangi Town on Friday night, police said. Updated Nov 29, 2014 08:31am

Powering Saarc

The Saarc summit power agreement has many positive implications, the need of the hour is to manage it properly. Updated Nov 29, 2014 07:45am

Status of language

Languages such as Shina, Balti and Burushaski are in danger of extinction, while some are in death throes. Updated Nov 29, 2014 07:43am

How to focus when studying

ONE of the biggest problems these days when it comes to studying and exam preparation is the distractions we have... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:08am

Mailbox

Lack of teachers in PasniPASNI is a small town in Balochistan and like many other neglected areas of this province,... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:08am

Historic facts this week

Mark Twain is bornNovember 30, 1835THIS day, Samuel Clemens, later known as Mark Twin, is born in Florida, Missouri.... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:08am

The weekly weird

Movie about washing machinesA LOVE story that goes through many cycles, Ben Roper Films’ newest project, Final... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:08am

Misjudging universities

The rot can be stemmed if the HEC and PCST agree to reverse policies that incentivise corruption. Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Spiral of despair

The episode of the madressah girls speaks volumes for state failure at multiple levels. Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Merit under siege

THE Sindh government has recently passed a bill giving itself all powers, free of all checks and balances, to fill... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Protecting markhor

MARKHOR, a unique goat with unusual horns which sometimes are five feet long, also known as Margoumi in local... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Expatriate’s complaint

I came to Pakistan a few days ago with my family, including an infant and kids. I counted my passport and NICOP ... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Physicians & patriarchy

THIS is apropos the article ‘Physicians and patriarchy’ (Nov 12) by Rafia Zakaria. I personally know a number ... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Laptops scheme

ACCORDING to the prime minister’s directives, the Higher Education Commission is going to distribute 100,000... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Wasting food

THE Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)website states that a third of the food produced worldwide is wasted.... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Thank you, Dawn

A BIG thank you to Dawn for printing my appeal on Nov 19 for donations for Daniyal, a five-year-old boy suffering... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Jam Sadiq bridge

I WOULD like to draw the attention of the authorities concerned towards the continuing deterioration of Jam Sadiq... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Diamer-Bhasha dam

REFERENCE the letter ‘Kalabagh dam’ (Nov 25). The writer praises Chaudhry Shujaat and Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi for... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Madressah girls’ trauma

THE news of the recovery of 20 girls, under 10 years of age, is shocking. Without discussing what is true and what... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:07am

Two men killed in accident

CHAKWAL: Two men were killed after their motorcycle collided with a truck in Bhoun village on Friday evening.... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:06am

Pims to remain on high alert

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) has been put on high alert from Saturday to Monday to... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:06am

Student killed

RAWALPINDI: One student was killed and twelve others were injured when a passenger bus overturned and fell ten feet... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:06am

METRO EVENTS

ConsultationPotohar Organisation for Development Advocacy is holding a consultation on ‘Future Directions for ... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:06am

Kiln workers sit-in

FAISALABAD: Brick kiln workers staged a sit-in outside the DCO and commissioner offices on Friday demanding... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:06am

BSF firing continues

SIALKOT: The Border Security Force (BSF) continued unprovoked intensified intermittent firing on border villages in... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:06am

Indus Raag

KARACHI: Pakistani music album Indus Raag has been shortlisted for this year’s Grammy Awards. The nominations will... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:06am

Contempt notice to IG

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court has issued a contempt of court notice to the Sindh police chief and summoned him in... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:06am

U-14 boxing commences

KARACHI: The two-day Karachi under-14 boxing championship commenced at Ustad Abdullah Baloch boxing stadium, Peoples... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:05am

Hockey camp concludes

KARACHI: The month long national hockey camp that commenced at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium on Oct 28 in... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:05am

Four matches decided

LAHORE: Four matches were decided in East Zone T20 Cricket Championship at different grounds on Friday.Gulberg... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:05am

US moves WTO

GENEVA: The United States lodged an appeal on Friday to challenge a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling it said ... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:05am

CORPORATE WATCH

SCB celebrates 10 years of SaadiqKARACHI:Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), the country’s largest and longest serving... Published Nov 29, 2014 06:05am

11 killed in Tirah air attack

Military planes pounded sever hideouts of terrorists in Tirah valley, also destroyed houses of LI affiliated militants. Published Nov 29, 2014 06:05am