Dawn News

Kalash: An odyssey of the heart

Marjiana and Shamsia, both in Grade 8, want to become doctors. Their eyes sparkle with an unforgettable motivation. Published May 30, 2015 06:07pm

The minority report

There should be a positive obligation on states to prevent attacks on minorities within their own territory. Updated May 30, 2015 08:40am

Art, not hate

Instead of the usual graffiti on the long wall of the container terminal, there is now a series of paintings. Updated May 30, 2015 08:36am

Funds for MNAs, MPAs

IT is commonly observed that MNAs and MPAs receive grants from federal and provincial governments for construction ... Published May 30, 2015 07:27am

Senators & CSS

THIS is apropos the letter ‘Question to senator’ (May 25) by Sayaf Inayat. It is astonishing to note the ... Published May 30, 2015 07:27am

Zakat for Bar?

THE Punjab chief minister is reported to have allocated Rs40m for the Lahore High Court Bar Association and Rs50m ... Published May 30, 2015 07:27am

Sewage mess

THE sanitary condition in North Karachi Sector No. II-B and Nagin Chowrangi is in a mess as sewage can be seen all... Published May 30, 2015 07:27am

In defence of Axact

THE way action has been taken against Shoaib Shiekh and Axact, vested interest and mala fide intent is fairly... Published May 30, 2015 07:27am

Capital punishment

MORATORIUM on capital punishment, imposed since 2008, was lifted for terrorism-related cases this year, but most ... Published May 30, 2015 07:27am

Biotechnologists’ woes

I WANT to draw the attention of the Higher Education Commission to the uncertain future of biotechnologists.... Published May 30, 2015 07:27am

Learning from Erdogan

THIS is apropos a recent statement by President Tayyip Erdogan wherein he slammed the New York Times for ... Published May 30, 2015 07:27am

Animal rights

THE biggest problem we have regarding animal rights is that many of us don’t even consider violations to be an... Published May 30, 2015 07:27am

Private varsity exams

THIS is apropos Dr A.A.M. Dhakan’s letter ‘Private universities’. As a student, I do not agree with the writer... Published May 30, 2015 07:27am

Metro bus vs real issues

THE Islamabad-Rawalpindi metro bus project is still incomplete. But those who are executing this unneeded project... Published May 30, 2015 07:27am

PCSW sets up complaint cell

PESHAWAR: The Provincial Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) has set up a complaint cell here to monitor the... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

peoplespeak

“These birds and I have a same wish - freedom. People buy them to set them free as a traditional belief that their... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

Man killed in road accident

TAXILA: A female army officer was injured and her spouse died when a speeding dumper hit them on GT road near... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

METRO EVENTS

Innovation corridorIlm Ideas is organising Pakistan’s first Education Innovation Corridor on Tuesday, June 2, at... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

Clarification

BAHAWALPUR: The offices of District and Sessions Judge Rana Masood Akhtar were not locked by lawyers on Thursday to... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

Secretaries promoted

LAHORE: The Punjab government on Friday notified the promotion of senior Pakistan Administrative Service officials... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

Rana Sana back in the saddle

LAHORE: PML-N firebrand Rana Sanaullah on Friday got back the provincial law ministry which he lost in June last ... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

NA-162 by-poll on July 5

SAHIWAL: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced that by-election to NA-162, Sahiwal-III,... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

JIT examines killing spot

SIALKOT: The joint investigation team (JIT) continued on Friday investigation of the killing of two lawyers in ... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

Land disputes

SUKKUR: A clash between two rival groups belonging to the Dahar community in Hafiz Suleman village of Ghotki... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

Three SHOs booked

BADIN: Three SHOs have been booked at the Matli police station on an order of Badin District and Sessions Judge... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

METRO EVENTS

EXHIBITIONSAn exhibition of paintings by Akbar Khan opens at the Citi Art Gallery at 6pm. The show will remain open... Published May 30, 2015 07:26am

Jr boxing camp from June 2

KARACHI: A fortnight National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) junior summer boxing camp will commence at Peo­ples Sports... Published May 30, 2015 07:25am

Beach handball from June 15

LAHORE: The eighth National Beach Handball Championship will be held at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad on... Published May 30, 2015 07:25am

Hyderabad crush Badin

HYDERABAD: Fine bowling spells by pacers Babar Khan and Asif Mehmood as well as three centuries guided Hyderabad to ... Published May 30, 2015 07:25am

Qatar defends 2022 bid

DUBAI: Qatar defended its successful 2022 World Cup bid on Friday following corruption scandals in soccer’s... Published May 30, 2015 07:25am

Gold edges up

LONDON: Gold edged up from Thursday’s 2 1/2-week low, supported by a softer dollar and uncertainty over Greece’s... Published May 30, 2015 07:25am

Palm oil inches up

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures edged up to their highest in over two weeks on Friday to record their... Published May 30, 2015 07:25am

India’s economy grows 7.3pc

MUMBAI: India posted annual growth of 7.3 per cent, overtaking China in the first three months of 2015, but analysts... Published May 30, 2015 07:25am

corporate watch

KE issues Pakistan’s largest sukuk of Rs22bnKARACHI: K-Electric issued a sukuk of Rs22 billion on Friday, ... Published May 30, 2015 07:25am

SPI rises

ISLAMABAD: Weekly inflation for combined income group, measured through the Sensitive Price Index (SPI), increased ... Published May 30, 2015 07:25am

Clarification

KARACHI: Referring to a report published in Dawn on Friday under the headline “Retired official being appointed... Published May 30, 2015 07:25am

70 suspects held in Quetta

QUETTA: More than 70 suspects were arrested on Friday in an operation conducted by personnel of law-enforcement and... Published May 30, 2015 07:25am

CPEC controversy subsides

Will the PSDP for the next fiscal year be reworked to include projects for the western alignment of the corridor? Updated May 30, 2015 04:00am

More than lines on a map

Beijing would not have agreed to invest so many millions in the CPEC had it not expected a hearty return. For this, Published May 30, 2015 01:49am