23 October, 2014 / 27 Zilhaj, 1435
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Nahid, Abbasi launch new PPP faction

Abbasi said that Bilawal was the son of Shaheed Benazir and he should not follow the style of his father’s politics. Updated Oct 23, 2014 01:42pm

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Duminy reflects SA’s confidence

Duminy scored 58 not out in South Africa’s emphatic six-wicket win over New Zealand to open the three-match ODI series. Updated Oct 23, 2014 10:56am

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ARY News back on air after SHC stay

ARY News has obtained stay order from the Sindh High Court against the suspension of its licence by Pemra. Updated Oct 23, 2014 10:04am

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Wheat, wheat everywhere

Food department sources said flour mills owners had bought wheat on cheaper prices direct from farmers. Updated Oct 23, 2014 08:14am

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Confused priorities

It seems that the learned doctors of religion that serve on the council have an obsession with marriage laws. Updated Oct 23, 2014 07:33am

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Power fumble

The government is struggling to formulate a response to the power crisis in the same manner as its predecessor. Updated Oct 23, 2014 07:30am

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Education in a shambles

Pakistan will have no future unless it invests heavily in the young. Updated Oct 23, 2014 07:26am

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For the love of PTI

DJ Butt no longer charges party for sound services. “Do you know why? because I am now part of the sit-in,” he declared. Updated Oct 23, 2014 06:56am

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Woman complains of domestic violence

MINGORA: A woman from Malam Jabba has complained of domestic violence and demand strict action against... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:55am

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Training politicians

Most politicians are clueless about the workings of government. Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Heights of Simla

Modi’s next steps at diplomacy will be of significance to Pakistan. Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Falling exports

While the government must reach out to exporters it would do well to evaluate what they say about their declining Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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A matter of life and death

Hitherto, in most cases, high courts struck down the sentence of death in Section 295-C cases. Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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AIOU finances

I WOULD like to invite the attention of the president and the prime minister to the bankruptcy of Allama Iqbal Open... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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ATM service

AS an unusual phenomenon, public notices/advertisements were published by various banks for the information of... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Nabiha Chaudhry

THE tragic demise of young CSS officer Nabiha Chaudhry in Lahore is a loss for the country. To me she was a great... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Bilawal on natural gas

DURING his speech in Karachi, Mr Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that the stoves in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are burning... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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PPP campaign

KARACHIITES were amazed to see the number and sizes of billboards that mushroomed in the city, announcing the ... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Misbah as captain

IT was simply ludicrous on the part of the team management to make Misbah sit out in the final ODI. If anyone... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Iron ore

AS Pakistan Steel is enhancing its production graph, it also requires iron ore which is being imported. On the other... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Census is crucial

THIS is apropos your most timely and educative editorial ‘No sign of census’ (Sept 19). It is obligatory to hold... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Blasphemy ruling

THE Dawn editorial (Oct 18) on the above subject is pure logic and reality but these arguments do not carry any... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Polish officer

IT is indeed a great achievement by India that its pioneer satellite reached Mars last month. However, I would like... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Pakistan and Mars

APROPOS Dr Parvez Hoodbhoy’s article ‘Sending Pakistan to Mars’ (Oct 18), not many Pakistanis know that... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Mission incomplete

THIS is with reference to the two letters on Sir Syed (Oct 17 and Oct 22). The mission begun by Sir Syed must be... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Man shot dead

GUJAR KHAN: A man was shot dead by his rival while his friend sitting beside him received bullet injuries here at... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Man killed; bomb defused in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A young man was killed and three others were injured in two different incidents here on Wednesday. The... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Robbers loot bank in rural area

ISLAMABAD: Robbers struck a bank in the capital’s rural area and made off with Rs0.5 million cash on Wednesday,... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Wheat, wheat everywhere

GUJRANWALA: Flour mills owners have not bought wheat from the food department since April as 3.5 million bags of... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Land revenue record to be computerised

GUJRAT: Settlement of land revenue record started here around a decade ago is likely to be completed within a... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Two killed in Chakwal

CHAKWAL: Two men were killed in Chakwal in two separate incidents. According to police sources, the first incident... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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UK national faces son’s kidnap trauma

FAISALABAD: A British national has been running from pillar to post for the recovery of his young kidnapped son for... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Woman gang raped

TAXILA: A married woman was gang raped by four persons as well in village Khurum Paracha in Cantonment Police area ... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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METRO EVENTS

An exhibition by Talat Dabir titled ‘The Inward Journey’ will be held at Tanzara Gallery on Thursday, October 23 at Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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Four killed in two road accidents

GUJAR KHAN: Four people were killed in two road accidents here on Wednesday. A man was killed and his three cousins... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:36am

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38 arms licences found fake

TOBA TEK SINGH: The Interior Ministry has declared 38 arms licences of Toba Tek Singh fake.In a letter to the... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Faisalabad Spelling Bee round concludes

FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Pool Rounds of the 10th Dawn in Education Spelling Bee concluded on Wednesday at the Nusrat... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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UK national faces son’s kidnap trauma

FAISALABAD: A British national has been running from pillar to post for the recovery of his young kidnapped son for... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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LWMC’s dengue awareness exercise

LAHORE: Government Girl’s High School, Shahdara, students took keen interest in the symbolic waste picking ... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Police clueless about missing girls

SAHIWAL: Police could not find a clue to the two missing students of Government Girls Model Pilot Secondary School... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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PA recognises award to Malala

LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday unanimously adopted resolutions to condemn Indian aggression on the Line of... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Man kills wife, infant

LAHORE: A man allegedly shot dead his wife and an 11-month-old son for honour in the Ram Gali area of Naulakha on... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Death sentence commuted

The bench set aside the death penalty under ATA and converted the other one given under PPC into life term. Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Two held for thrashing polio worker

LAHORE: Lohari police arrested two men on Wednesday and lodged a case against them for torturing a female polio... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Action ordered against IO for poor probe

KARACHI: Deploring poor investigation of police, a judicial magistrate on Wednesday ruled that a case pertaining to... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Boy, trader got freed from kidnappers

KARACHI: The Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) and Karachi police on Wednesday recovered in separate actions... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Book on Urdu nazm’s tradition

KARACHI: A book on the tradition of the Urdu nazm titled Urdu nazm ki azeem riwaet by Sarwar Jawaid was launched at... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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METRO EVENTS

To mark World Osteoporosis & Arthritis Day, a public awareness seminar and free medical camp, organised by the Dow Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Architecture for green living launched

KARACHI: Rafiq Azam from Bangladesh is basically an artist and a lover of nature. His watercolour paintings depict... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Two boys drown

MIRPURKHAS: Two boys drowned in the Mirpur water course near Siaal Colony along Umerkot Road on Wednesday. According... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Diwali holiday

KARACHI: To mark the Diwali festival, the Sindh education department on Wednesday evening announced a holiday for ... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Young man shot dead in Docks

KARACHI: A 22-year-old man was shot dead in the Docks area on Wednesday, the police said. They added that Tayabullah... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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The man who knew what women wanted

OSCAR de la Renta dressed first ladies in a manner that was both regal and accessible. He provided armour for... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Freed Vietnam dissident arrives in US

LOS ANGELES: A leading Vietnamese dissident freed by Hanoi was mobbed by supporters late on Tuesday as he arrived in... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Throwball event begins today

KARACHI: The fifth Culligan Girls Throwball Tournament will be played at the Pakistan Sports Board’s National... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Aqeel, Kashan cruise into quarters

ISLAMABAD: Kashan-ul-Haq reached the quarterfinals of the boys under-18 category after playing a sensational match... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Muslim FC end KRL’s perfect start

KARACHI: Muslim FC ended Khan Research Laboratories’ (KRL’s) perfect start to the season when they held the... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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38 probables named for hockey camp

LAHORE: Thirty-eight probables have been asked to report at the national training camp being set up at the Hockey... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Habib Girls School lift Netball Cup

KARACHI: Habib Girls School won the Karachi Girls Netball Cup after overcoming a spirited challenge from The City... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Aamir, Meguid set title showdown

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Aamir Atlas Khan overcame his brother Danish Atlas in the semi-final of the Chief of Air... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Raonic, Karlovic advance in Basel

BASEL: Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic hit 12 aces and saved all five break points he faced as he beat Steve Johnson of... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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NZ venue approved for World Cup opener

WELLINGTON: The ICC has given final approval to Christchurch’s Hagley Oval to host the opening match of next... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Warhorse proud of unique landmark

DUBAI: Veteran batsman Younis Khan on Wednesday said he was proud to become the first Pakistani to score a hundred... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Prices ease on higher phutti arrivals

KARACHI: The higher flow of phutti (seed cotton) coupled with restricted buying from spinners depressed cotton ... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Gold dips

LONDON: Gold slipped on Wednesday from the previous day’s six-week peak as the dollar rose to a one-week high... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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SCB credit card for travellers

KARACHI: Standard Chartered Bank on Wednesday unveiled its new credit card offering — WorldMiles Card — for... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Energy conservation

LAHORE: German trainer on energy management Dr Helmut Koerber has said that the effects of prevailing power crisis ... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Dar to attend MoU signing of AIIB

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar left here for Beijing on Wednesday to attend the MoU signing ceremony of the... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Maple Leaf posts Rs545m profit

KARACHI: Maple Leaf Cement (MLCF) announced 1QFY15 earnings on Wednesday posting profit-after-tax (PAT) at Rs545m,... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Euro II compliant vehicles launched

KARACHI: Despite non-availability of Euro II diesel in Pakistan, a leading Japanese heavy vehicle assembler has... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Oil import declines in July-September

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s oil and eatables import bill witnessed a decline of 4.78 per cent in the first quarter of ... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Two more polio cases confirmed

ISLAMABAD: Two new polio cases have been confirmed by the Polio Virology Laboratory at the National Institute of... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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COAS visits arms facility in Indonesia

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, who is on an official tour in Indonesia, visited on Wednesday... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Two soldiers, militant killed in Bara

LANDI KOTAL: Two soldiers, a suspected militant and four civilians were killed in Khyber Agency’s Bara area on... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Two killed

PESHAWAR: A man and a woman were killed in a rocket attack in Mandokhel area of Datakhel in North Waziristan Agency... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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IDPs to get vocational training

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Development Pro­gram­me (UNDP) and the International Labour Orga­nisation (ILO) ... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am

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Modi is anti-Pakistan, says Musharraf

NEW DELHI: Former president retired General Pervez Musharraf sees Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an... Published Oct 23, 2014 06:35am