Dawn News

Gold higher

Gold reversed earlier losses on Friday as the dollar fell after weaker-than-expected US data. Updated Aug 01, 2015 12:06pm

Man gets death for murder

According to the prosecution, the accused shot dead his son-in-law on the district and sessions court premises in 2014. Updated Aug 01, 2015 09:14am

300 million Pakistanis

Already, the state is unable to provide for its citizens; what will the situation be like when we hit 300 million souls? Updated Aug 01, 2015 07:29am

Evicting the poor

Growing amounts of urban land is being eaten up by property developers, pushing the poor further towards the margins. Updated Aug 01, 2015 07:27am

Get ready for school

ALL of you who are reading this are the privileged minority who have the good fortune of being able to read because... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:05am

Mailbox

My big mistake THIS is with reference to the story “My big mistake” by Haris Shahid (YW, July 18, 2015). The... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:05am

The weekly weird

The green abandoned village MAN is used to developing the natural world into settlements — but here’s what... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:05am

Spotlight

MJ’s sound engineer finds 20 unfinished songs on his computerHE may have been dead for six years but Michael... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:05am

Did you know? facts!

Candy anyone?DENTISTS have said that it’s okay for parents to let their kids eat up as much candy as they want at... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:05am

HR ethics

THE human resources manager often asks the candidates their salary during the interview. Most HR managers from... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Arms licences

SOME time in 2013, the Sindh government decided to issue computerised arms licences. In pursuance of this decision,... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

‘Books over bullets’

THE comment in the op-ed page (July 27), ‘Books over bullets’ was a touching one. The references given according... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Toy guns

EID is considered an occasion for happiness and brotherhood. To bolster this, charity is distributed to promote... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Recycling water

THE severe water shortage in Karachi, particularly in DHA, has necessitated the recycling of water and I have done... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Non-stop PIA flights

PIA is in the process of acquiring five Boeing 747-8 aircraft. These are technologically one of the most advanced... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Building dams

PAKISTAN is again facing floods owing to monsoon rains, melting glaciers in northern areas and deliberate release of... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Floods and shortage

PAKISTAN is going through a critical phase of flooding and a water crisis at the same time. Thus, it would be ... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Saving shishum

APROPOS “Watering the Maritime Desert” (July 26). The report covers only Karachi whereas the dire need is to... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

No electricity

WORK was started by the last PPP government to provide electricity from Hoshaab to Dandhaar Town of Kech ... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

New CCPO assumes duty

PESHAWAR: DIG Mubarak Zeb took over as the new chief of the Peshawar police on Friday.A notification issued from the... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Woman strangled

RAWALPINDI: A woman was allegedly strangled by her husband in Rawat area while another woman attempted suicide by... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

people speak

“I have worked as an farmer almost all my life as agriculture is the profession of my family. But 10 years ago the... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

METRO EVENTS

ExhibitionNomad Gallery is hosting the inaugural exhibition of select paintings by Abrar Ahmed, S. Najmul Hasan... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Suspected extortionist held

ISLAMABAD: The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of the capital police on Friday arrested a man on the charge of... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

ASWJ leader detained

RAWALPINDI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Friday detained Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) local leader ... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Azadi Photo Walk

LAHORE: The Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) has kicked off Independence Day celebrations.As part of... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

A ‘tree’ in time...

Citizens, both young and old, gathered a few days ago for a cause: planting trees. The Lahore Conservation Society,... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Two officials suspended

KARACHI: Two senior Karachi Metropolitan Cor­poration officials — Hafiz Mugheera Rabbani and Saba Sabir — were... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

METRO EVENTS

SYMPOSIUM Symposium on ‘Industrial renaissance and competitiveness for Pakistan’ organised by the Pakistan... Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Did Yakub Memon get his due?

The death by hanging of Yakub Memon holds a mirror to Indian democracy, political parties, and the justice system. Published Aug 01, 2015 07:00am

Sports secretary briefed

LAHORE: Newly-appointed sports secretary Humayun Mazhar Sheikh was given a briefing by Punjab Sports Board director... Published Aug 01, 2015 06:59am

Anderson out of fourth Test

BIRMINGHAM: England paceman James Anderson has been ruled out of the remainder of the third Ashes Test against... Published Aug 01, 2015 06:59am

Cotton prices under pressure

KARACHI: Cotton prices remained under pressure on Friday though some needy mills replenished their stocks.Floor... Published Aug 01, 2015 06:59am

Palm oil edges down

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures edged down on Friday, reversing early gains to record their biggest monthly... Published Aug 01, 2015 06:59am

SPI rises

ISLAMABAD: Weekly inflation for combined income group, measured through the Sensitive Price Index (SPI), increased ... Published Aug 01, 2015 06:59am

Corporate Watch

Nestle Pakistan donates water to flood victims LAHORE: Nestlé Pakistan has donated 78,000 litres of water to the... Published Aug 01, 2015 06:59am