Dawn News

March, 05 2015
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Pakistan beat Turkmenistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan team beat Turkmenistan 2-0 in the Junior Davis Cup match played in Kuching, Malaysia.Raza Sawani... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

No races at KRC today

KARACHI: The Gym­khana race meeting that was scheduled to take place on Thursday has been cancelled owing to fewer... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

KPT squad off to Lahore

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) squad left here on Wednesday for Lahore to take part in the Patron’s Trophy... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

Rauf XI flatten Airport Club

KARACHI: A hat-trick by Noman Ali Khan and a brace by Waseem Aslam helped Rauf XI bulldoze Airport Club 11-0 in the... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

PFF polls in July

KARACHI: The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) will hold its elections on July 31, a news release by the ... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

players to watch

Bangladesh’s hopes of progressing to the knockout stage will depend on the form of their key players. MUSHFIQUR... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“It seems the only way they cannot score 400 runs is we win the toss and bat. The way they are going, they’re... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

STAT OF THE DAY

44.1 — wicketless overs for Shahid Afridi, before he finally dismissed Shaiman Anwar with the first ball of his... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

Chigumbura out

HOBART: Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura has been ruled out of Saturday’s make-or-break World Cup clash against... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

NEWS BRIEF

Clarke predicts ODI triple centuryPERTH: Australian captain Michael Clarke said on Wednesday it is possible a ... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

Afridi joins 8,000-run club

NAPIER: Swashbuckling Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi joined the 8,000 one-day run club during his 21 not out... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

‘Pakistan still in fray’

ISLAMABAD: Former South African Test cricketer Jonty Rhodes has said Pakistan’s chances at the World Cup are not... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

A provocative address

Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress shows the power Israel yields over the US political establishment. Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

Strange disappearance

How could somebody accused of murders be granted bail? The clear answer is that the investigators did a poor job. Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

More of the same

If the resumption of talks is the goal, then this hesitant dance dubbed as ‘talks for talks’ is well worth the effort. Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

Gold retreats

LONDON: Gold fell on Wednesday, heading for a third day of losses, as the dollar extended gains versus the euro ... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

Leather show

LAHORE: The first Pakistan mega leather show will begin from March 6 at Expo Centre under the auspicious of Pakistan... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

Corporate Watch

Pakistan to get first e-beam irradiation facilityKARACHI: Al-Technique Corporation of Pakistan (ATCOP) and Marine... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:43am

Banning terror groups

The statement issued last Friday announcing Pakistan’s removal from the so-called FATF blacklist... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

MUET students disrupt exams

KHAIRPUR: Students of the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Z.A. Bhutto campus, on Wednesday... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

Call to curb extremism

HYDERABAD: Partici­pants in a panel discussion organised by the Bhitshah Declara­tion Coordination Council (BDCC)... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

Aalmi Mushaira

KARACHI: The administrator of Karachi metropolitan corporation on Wednesday said the annual Aalmi Mu­shaira... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

4.8 tonnes of hashish seized

KARACHI: The anti-narcotics force on Wednesday claimed to have seized 4.8 tonnes of hashish (charas) worth Rs4.8... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

METRO EVENTS

CONFERENCEThe 2nd International Diabetes Conference organised by the Diabetic Association of Pakistan and the WHO... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

Minimum wages

I WAS having a discussion with my driver that his children are schoolgoing and his wife is a graduate, why can’t... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

Loudspeaker Ord

THIS is apropos the Loudspeaker Ordinance 1965 ‘Fifty years ago’ (from the past pages of Dawn). It seems that... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

Maligning Pakistan

I RECENTLY watched a programme on Star World. I fail to understand why Pakistan, which has lost the most in this war... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

Iron ore

THE discovery of iron in Chiniot was announced over 20 years ago but forgotten. Massive iron ore reserves in ... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

Islam and women

AS a Muslim I was ashamed to watch a video clip showing a foreign woman who had put on an iron shield and walked in ... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

DHA water shortage

THE residents of DHA in Karachi are facing an acute water shortage of late. Water is being supplied once or twice a... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

Saving Radio Pakistan

APROPOS the editorial (March 1), Radio Pakistan is a symbol of our statehood and nationalism. It should not be... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

Costly higher education

THE start of this week brought me disturbing news. I reached the Department of Life Sciences in Islamic University ... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

HEC: scholarship criteria

THIS refers to this year’s merit criteria for oversees scholarship batch 6. In batch 5, I applied with a GAT score... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:42am

Rain spell forecast revised

LAHORE: The Met department on Wednesday forecast yet another spell of widespread rain of moderate to heavy intensity... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:41am

Substandard blood

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the news regarding death of a five-year-old boy due to... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:41am

Fata MNA decries horse-trading

Shahabuddin condemned everybody who was allegedly engaged in the trade of votes for senate and walked out from the NA. Published Mar 05, 2015 06:41am

Gas pipeline blown up

DERA MURAD JAMALI: A gas pipeline was blown up in Zain-koh area of Loti in Dera Bugti district on Wednesday... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:41am

Two ordinances promulgated

ECP empowered to hold LG polls in cantonment areas. Fata senator will now only have one vote, under the ordinance. Published Mar 05, 2015 06:41am

Clarification

Apropos a news item published on March 2 under the headline ‘Two JuD activists in jail for wall-chalking’, the... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:41am

METRO EVENTS

DocumentaryA documentary based on Samina Baig’s record breaking journey to the top of Mount Everest ‘Beyond the... Published Mar 05, 2015 06:41am