01 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 5, 1435
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Pims forms two medical boards

Pims spokesman said that 257 injured were admitted to the hospital - 136 men, 36 women and five children. Updated Sep 01, 2014 10:21am

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Political crisis hits rupee

The rupee fell 10 paisas against the dollar in interbank dealings and by 30 paisas in the open market last week Updated Sep 01, 2014 09:10am

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Dip in bank investments

Commercial banks’ investments had clocked in at Rs4351.407bn in the week ending August 8, as per SBP data Updated Sep 01, 2014 09:06am

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Over 80 activists arrested in Punjab

Police launched a crackdown on PAT and PTI workers after violence erupted in Islamabad and raided offices and houses. Updated Sep 01, 2014 09:00am

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If not a bullet, then what?

Victims with mysterious wounds caused by ‘foreign objects’ confuse doctors. Updated Sep 01, 2014 09:00am

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Partial strike observed in city

Traffic remained thin, petrol pumps remained closed in some areas, where commercial activities were also affected. Updated Sep 01, 2014 08:43am

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MQM hints at joining Islamabad protests

Farooq Sattar has said that his party will have to take to streets if crackdown on protesters continues in Islamabad. Updated Sep 01, 2014 08:33am

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World economies

Syria’s economy, rocked by four years of civil war, is shrinking fast with industrial and agricultural output falling, Updated Sep 01, 2014 08:33am

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Abenomics — off target

“Abenomics is in trouble,” says Robert Feldman, chief Japan economist at Morgan Stanley MUFG. Although some economic Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Opportunist shareholders must embrace

Almost nothing in economics is more important than thinking through how companies should be managed and for what ends Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose

If a pro basketball team’s opponent hits a better-than-expected proportion of its free throws — 80pc versus 70pc... Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Winning over a candidate for job

The more a job interviewer tries to ‘sell’ a candidate on working at the company, the less able he is to judge... Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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How To...

Sometimes the best solution to workplace conflict is just to leave it alone. If you’re deciding whether or not to raise Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Long-delayed Wapda hydropower projects

Poor planning, ineffective monitoring, lack of transparency, absence of political will, uncertain law and order situa... Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Sugarcane sowing target

The agriculture department has proposed a sowing target of 272,000 hectares Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Sharp drop in river water flows

This year, the water situation points to another emerging dimension of the problem; crisis can hit right in the middle Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Reforms under threat

Despite prolonged face-to-face consultations and lingering videoconferencing, an already delayed fourth review of the Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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‘Nothing succeeds like success’

Comfort Group of Companies Chairman M. I. Khurram says he reinvested all his earnings in business expansion. His group, Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Self-employment up in Britain

While unemployment continues to grow in the European Union countries, the seemingly contradictory employment figures... Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Reflections on Islamic banking

The development of an Islamic Inter-Bank Offered Rate — a profit-based benchmark for pricing financial products — is Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Banks make better profits

Bankers caution that the profitability trend for the rest of the year would depend on the fate of mega infrastructure Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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IT-driven public service delivery

The use of technology to monitor and record the government’s work is increasing thanks to the backing from the top Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Reality check

Trade bodies and investor representatives have rejected the PTI’s call for civil disobedience Published Sep 01, 2014 07:29am

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Metro Events

Alif Ailaan is organising a workshop to discuss its study on Pakistan’s out-of-school children on Thursday, Published Sep 01, 2014 06:35am

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Clashes continue on Constitution Avenue

ISLAMABAD: PAT and PTI protesters occupying the Constitution Avenue continued to attempt to reach the Prime Minister... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:32am

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Oil prices reduced by 1.3 per cent

Govt reduced prices of petroleum products to partially pass on impact of declining oil prices in international market. Updated Sep 01, 2014 06:31am

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Police accuse doctors of negligence

ISLAMABAD: Police officials admitted to the Polyclinic complained that they were not being taken care of properly ... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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G-7 residents fail to get clean water

ISLAMABAD: Most of the water filtration plants installed in the federal capital are in a poor condition due to the... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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Journalists’ protest

MUZAFFARGARH: Local journalists took out a rally from the press club to the Katchery Chowk, chanting slogans against... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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Fleeing robber shot at by villagers

KASUR: A fleeing robber was shot at and injured by some villagers near Railway level-crossing in Kull village in... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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Robbery

KASUR: Armed robbers looted valuables on Sunday.Reports said that Mudassar Zaheer was on his way home from Pattoki ... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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WWF-Pakistan gets new DG

LAHORE: The board of governors of the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) has appointed Hammad Naqi... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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15 stolen motorcycles, two cars seized

LAHORE: The Anti-Vehicle Lifting Staff (AVLS) on Sunday claimed to have arrested nine suspects and recovered two... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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45,156 sit medical entrance test

LAHORE: Amid tight security, some 45,156 candidates (30,575 females and 14581 males) appeared in the entrance test... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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Rs2.1m looted in five strikes

LAHORE: Robbers looted cash and valuables worth Rs2.1 million in five major strikes in the city on Sunday, police... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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Mugginess follows rain in city

LAHORE: Parts of Lahore received rain on Sunday which created mugginess.The Met Office recorded 21mm rain at its ... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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Journalists hold demo against torture

LAHORE: Various journalists’ associations on Sunday staged a demonstration on The Mall to condemn the police... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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PTI protesters attack police buses

RAWALPINDI: Two buses taking 225 police personnel from Rawalpindi to Islamabad were attacked by stick-wielding... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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What hit these protesters?

Doctors confused, say rubber bullets don’t cause penetrative wounds Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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ANP, PkMAP vow to protect democracy

MARDAN: Two Pakhtun nationalist parties -- Awami National Party and Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party -- have vowed to... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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Campaign for Pakhtuns’ rights launched

Leaders of a newly found ‘Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek’ (POT) have vowed to work for restoration of lasting peace in KP. Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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Skill development training for women

PESHAWAR: A three-month-long training for 500 women, including 100 Afghan refugees, in different skills concluded... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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Land dispute claims two lives

TIMERGARA: Two people were killed and two others injured when their rivals opened indiscriminate fire on them at... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:28am

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Hard choices for the PML-N

Having survived a tumultuous, disastrous weekend, the govt still has the opportunity to try and salvage the situation Updated Sep 01, 2014 06:25am

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Violence must be probed

The shocking, terrible events of Saturday evening need to be urgently investigated to prevent a repeat ahead. Updated Sep 01, 2014 06:19am

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Cricket flop in Sri Lanka

The series proved a sort of watershed for talented youngsters such as Ahmed Shahzad, Khurram Manzoor and Umar Akmal. Published Sep 01, 2014 05:55am

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Polio vaccination

SOME militants are thirsting after the blood of lady health workers, police and teachers who go from door to door ... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:03am

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Lack of hygiene

IN Islam cleanliness is very important. If you are not clean, you cannot pray five times a day. I have to say with... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:03am

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Militancy in Balochistan

News about the killing of members of the Zikri community is heart-wrenching. The history of violence in Balochistan... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:03am

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The misguided faction

THE display of shrouds by the Pakistan Awami Tehreek was the most harrowing and disgusting feeling I have ever... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:03am

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Songs of nightingale

I USED to enjoy the melodious songs of the nightingales of Islamabad every time I visit the city. They will not only... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:03am

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People are supreme

THE government is slowly revealing itself: from rigging elections to killing people in Lahore. Our prime minister is... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:03am

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Sit-ins: positive side

THE ongoing sit-in and protests in Islamabad have a positive side for our lower middle class and upper middle class... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:03am

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System setback

What is happening in Islamabad has weakened civilian rule.It shows that our politicians need to be good enough on... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:03am

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Unending entertainment

FOR the past few days, the main source of entertainment is the sit-in that has been going on for more than 14 days ... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:03am

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Forgotten fathers

THROUGHOUT school, students learn about the Quaid-i-Azam’s determination, Iqbal’s inspirational poetry and the... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:03am

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Call to revisit Sindh Tenancy Act

UMERKOT: Lawyers, civil society activists and representatives of workers have demanded the provincial government set... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Anti-profiteering drive

KARACHI: The district administration during a campaign against profiteering over the past 30 days challaned 1,631... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Minor boy among two killed in accidents

KARACHI: Two people, including a minor boy, were killed in different accidents in the city on Sunday. Darya Khan, 7,... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Air strikes kill 37 children in Syria

BEIRUT: At least 37 children have been killed in government air strikes and shelling across Syria in the last 36... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Clashes claim 21 lives in Yemen

SANAA: At least 21 people were killed in weekend clashes between Shia rebels and pro-government tribesmen in the... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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View from abroad: The taxi wars

THE last two decades have witnessed a massive shift in the way businesses are run as digital technologies transform... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Defence Day boxing

KARACHI: Defence Day under-14 boxing tournament will be held at the Ustad Mohammad Sattoo boxing stadium in Lyari on... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Karachi races cancelled

KARACHI: The Karachi Race Club (KRC) abruptly announced cancellation of its scheduled Sunday’s Gymk­hana race... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Sakhi Hasan Gym in final

KARACHI: Sakhi Hasan Gymkhana outgunned Orangi Star CC by 129 runs to reach the final of the KCCA Zone-VI ‘B’... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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England call up Roy for India T20

LONDON: England have named uncapped Surrey batsman Jason Roy in their 14-man squad for next Sunday’s one-off... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Durand dethrones Moiz

COLOMBO: Jack Durand of England rounded off a great week by dethroning Moizullah Baig and taking the tile of the... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Team returns

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket team returned quietly here on Sunday from Colombo after their disastrous Sri Lanka tour... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Balochi language poet’s son killed

Dr Kambar, the son of Balochi language poet Qazi Mubarak, was killed in an armed clash in Kech district's Padarak area. Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Arms seized

KHUZDAR: Security personnel seized a large quantity of arms and ammunition during an operation in the Dashat Goran... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Three killed in tribal fighting

DERA MURAD JAMALI: Three people were killed in a clash in Jhal Magsi on Sunday. An incident of firing in Machh town... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Journalists condemn police crackdown

Journa­lists held demonstrations across Sindh to condemn the police action against media personnel in Islamabad. Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Democracy to be protected, says Shah

KARACHI: Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has vowed to protect democracy and... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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PBA assails attack on media personnel

KARACHI, The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has strongly condemned the attacks on reporters, cameramen and... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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PTI workers demonstrate in Quetta

QUETTA: Activists of the Balochistan chapter of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf staged a demonstration and lit bonfires ... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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No more dialogue with govt, says Imran

ISLAMABAD: Reiterating his stance to continue his movement till the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, PTI... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Imran parts ways with Hashmi

ISLAMABAD: Fissures in the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf over its decision to march on the Prime Minister House came out... Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Army edict calms explosive situation

• Commanders call for resolving crisis, warn against violence • Govt reiterates democratic legitimacy Published Sep 01, 2014 06:02am

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Rules of debate

With every clod of mud, the quality of discourse worsens. Published Sep 01, 2014 05:55am

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Targeting journalists

In Balochistan, even a benign approach to journalism can prove fatal. Published Sep 01, 2014 05:55am

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An early post-mortem

What will come out of this is the same old discourse around civilian politicians — that they’re corrupt and prone to Published Sep 01, 2014 05:55am

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An obituary of change

Who wins, who loses? Infighting politicos stand discredited and the khakis empowered. Published Sep 01, 2014 05:55am