Dawn News

March, 31 2015
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Bomb kills 7 Afghans

A roadside bomb in the Ghazni province of Afghanistan kills 7 people from the same family. Published Mar 31, 2015 10:53am

Kamran Akmal caught on road

The cricketer cooperated with officials, deposited a Rs500 fine for tinted windows on the spot and resumed his journey. Updated Mar 31, 2015 08:36am

Haddin announces retirement

MELBOURNE: Wicket-keeper Brad Haddin on Monday announced his retirement from the One-day International (ODI) format... Published Mar 31, 2015 07:18am

Australia lauded

MELBOURNE: Australia lauded its World Cup winning team on Monday for a “fairytale” victory on home soil over New... Published Mar 31, 2015 07:04am

Afridi praises Sarfraz

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s seasoned all-rounder Shahid Afridi has praised the rising cricket star Sarfraz Ahmed, saying... Published Mar 31, 2015 07:04am

A job well done

From time to time, there is an episode or an event that makes us proud to belong to this country. Updated Mar 31, 2015 07:02am

Power sector infighting

A tussle under way in the power bureaucracy perfectly illustrates the myriad dysfunctions that afflict our power sector. Updated Mar 31, 2015 07:01am

Garbage cans

AS few garbage cans are found in Karachi, one sees trash lying all over the city, including on many of its streets... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:55am

Pakistan’s destiny

THE nation is happy that efforts are being made to root out the menace of religious extremism and terrorism which is... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:55am

Private universities

OUR universities, in the beginning, came under the public sector. Later on, some of them were unable to cope with ... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:55am

The option of biogas

THIS is apropos Mohiuddin Aazim’s report ‘Slow progress on solar-powered tube-wells’ (March 30). Mr Aazim... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:55am

Checking sectarianism

SECTARIAN and religious extremism are evils that cause disintegration of the state. Unfortunately, Pakistan has been... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:55am

MQM’s fears

THIS refers to the MQM’s objection to the formulation of a judicial commission which is supposed to inquire into... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:55am

Pakistanis’ evacuation

THE first flight carrying over 500 Pakistanis has arrived safely from Yemen. Evacuating people from a war-torn... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:55am

Saudi-Iranian proxy war?

SAUDI Arabia and regional allies have finally launched a military offensive in Yemen for defending the government of... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:55am

Student shot dead in Karak

KARAK: A student of the Army Public School, Bannu, was killed in broad daylight in Latambar area here on Monday.... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

Corrigendum

Apropos a news item published in Dawn Islamabad Metro pages on March 30, 2015 under the headline “Pharmacist... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

METRO EVENTS

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad is organising a public talk by Dr Markus Daechsel, senior lecturer in Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

Old man dies during scuffle

SHEIKHUPURA: An old man was shot dead during a scuffle in the Rayanpura area on Monday.After the incident, the ... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

Two killed in accidents

LAHORE: Two people, including a woman, were killed in as many accidents in the city on Monday.Pedestrian Bilal, 18,... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

IG’s warning to officers

KARACHI: Inspector General of Sindh Police Ghulam Hyder Jamali gave one-week time to police officers for taking... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

METRO EVENTS

SUMMIT3rd Pakistan CIO Summit and Expo & 1st showcase Pakistan 2015 at Marriott Hotel, at ... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

Father figure

KARACHI: It was the most talked about presentation of this year’s theatre festival organised by the National... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

Gold drops

LONDON: Gold fell more than 1 per cent on Monday as the dollar climbed on increasing prospects that the Federal... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

Palm oil ends higher

JAKARTA: Malaysian palm oil futures touched a near two-week low on Monday, before reversing losses to end positive ... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

Cotton prices firm

KARACHI: Buyers kept chasing quality lint which helped prices to stay firm on the cotton market on Monday. The fast... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

corporate watch

PSM resumes producing thin-profile productsKARACHI: Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) has resumed production of its... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

Seven militants arrested

GWADAR: Seven suspected militants were arrested during search operations in Panjgur and Hub towns late on Monday... Published Mar 31, 2015 06:54am

Unable to compete

The crisis of the industrial structure today is an outcome of the piecemeal opening up of the trading sector. Published Mar 31, 2015 05:57am

And the women prisoners sang

Tahira Apa’s sense of humour and in your face sense of the absurd foiled the single-minded rabble-rouser in her. Published Mar 31, 2015 05:57am

Vague laws

The broad wording of the provision makes Section 295-C very vague. Published Mar 31, 2015 05:57am

Social protection

The Constitution promises equal rights and opportunities for the disabled. Published Mar 31, 2015 05:57am