Dawn News

27 February, 2015 / 8 Jamadi-ul-Awwal, 1436
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NIT assets grow 17pc

NI(U)T flagship fund recorded a growth of 21.6pc to Rs73bn at end December from Rs60bn at close on June 30. Updated Feb 27, 2015 10:29am

Reserves stand at $15.943bn

SBP reserves decreased to $11.075bn from $11.194bn, and the other banks’ holdings were $4.868bn as compared to $4.842bn. Updated Feb 27, 2015 09:48am

Pakistani beheaded

This is the 33rd Pakistani behead by Saudi Arabia in the first two months of the year. Updated Feb 27, 2015 08:55am

Human trafficker convicted

ISLAMABAD: A special court of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday convicted Jibran Haroon on charges... Published Feb 27, 2015 07:25am

Woman looted at Pims

ISLAMABAD: A woman was looted of jewellery worth Rs125,000 at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims).The... Published Feb 27, 2015 07:22am

METRO EVENTS

The Fulbright Alumni Centre has organised a discussion by a US veteran journalist Donald Kirk at USEFP on Friday Feb 27 Published Feb 27, 2015 07:22am

Sugarcane growers

THE crushing season of sugarcane has almost ended but the Sindh government continues its apathy and injustice. It is... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

‘Lyari vacation’

I RESIDE in Quetta and went to Karachi to spend my winter vacations with relatives in Lyari. After a fortnight in ... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Economic corridor

NEWS of change in original route of economic corridor to China is disturbing and not acceptable to the two ... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Encroachment

A UNION council office near the famous Gulzar-i-Habib mosque and ICMAP academy in Soldier Bazar in the jurisdiction... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Military courts

Apropos Dawn’s editorial ‘Military courts: a wrong move’ (Dec 31). It has been rightly concluded that the... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Appeal to PMDC

I AM a doctor, registered with the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. My registration was due for renewal. I... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

SIM verification

IT is a good initiative by the government to verify each and every SIM as it will not only help in countering... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

A world beyond lawn

SOCIAL media campaigns, aggressive marketing strategies and hectic efforts to sell lawn brands have become a norm in... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Reclaim Malir river bed

APROPOS the news report (Feb 24) that 213 acres of land is to be reclaimed from the Malir riverbed. Nature has... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Woman found dead in shelter

BAHAWALPUR: A woman resident of the Darul Aman of the Social Welfare Department was found dead in her room on... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Matric exams from March 2

LAHORE: All the boards of intermediate and secondary education in Punjab are simultaneously holding the secondary... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Man kills wife

LAHORE: A woman was shot dead allegedly by her husband over a domestic dispute in Shadbagh on Thursday.Police said... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Fake drugs confiscated

LAHORE: A Health Department team in a raid with police sealed a factory for producing fake medicines in Sanda on... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Currency dealer held

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday arrested a currency dealer for doing illegal hundi/hawala... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

PA arrangements

LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly secretariat on Thursday reviewed arrangements for Senate elections scheduled to be held... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

High court seeks govt reply

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday sought a reply from the federal government on an application seeking... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Dawn staffer grieved

KARACHI: Ronaq Saba, 70, the mother of senior sub-editor and in-charge of Dawn’s Young World section Ambreen... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Critic Ahmed Hamadani dies

KARACHI: Noted critic and poet Syed Ahmed Hamadani passed away after a long illness on Thursday. He was 90. Mr... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

METRO EVENTS

SIUT hospital The ground-breaking ceremony of the SIUT children & cardiac hospital at its site near Dewan Farooq... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Ammad wins squash title

PESHAWAR: Mohammad Ammad upset national champion Adadullah to clinch the U-11 final of the PSB Talent Hunt Age Group... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Ton-up Fahaddis shines

KARACHI: Upcoming all-rounder Fahaddis Bukhari hammered an undefeated century to steer Al-Amin Salt Refinery to an... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Teams record contrasting wins

KARACHI: Orangi United CC and Pakistan CC recoded contrasting victories in the latest round of KCCA Zone-VI ‘A’... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Perez proves inspirational

LAHORE: Matias Vial Perez scored eight times as Newage/Master Paints thrashed Master Paints 9½-4 to reach the main... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Throwball course begins

KARACHI: A three-day national throwball umpiring and coaching course commenced at the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB)... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Players To Watch

Part of a misfiring middle-order which saw New Zealand upstaged South Africa in 2011 World Cup quarter-final in... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Southee in injury scare

AUCKLAND: In-form New Zealand spearhead Tim Southee suffered a shoulder injury on Thursday but team management said... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:57am

Gold pares gains

LONDON: Gold pared gains on Thursday after stronger-than-expected US data lifted the dollar and impetus from Chinese... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:56am

Palm oil ends higher

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures inched up on Thursday, tracking gains in crude markets, but uncertainty ... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:56am

Corporate Watch

Standard Chartered’s CEO to departLONDON: The chief executive of Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered will step... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:56am

New ISE, LSE board members

ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has appointed former chairman CCP Khalid Aziz... Published Feb 27, 2015 06:56am

Felling trees

The ban should be extended to cover the allocation of forest lands for non-forest uses, such as housing colonies. Updated Feb 27, 2015 04:50am

Anti-rape bill

The new bill gives added protections to victims. Disclosing victim's identity without consent would be an offence. Updated Feb 27, 2015 04:44am

Curricular concerns

The curricula taught in Pakistani schools have been criticised for helping promote rigidity and intolerance in society. Updated Feb 27, 2015 04:34am

Late and not sorry

Acceptance of responsibility and, much before that, an acknowledgment that a lapse has occurred need a lot of practice. Published Feb 27, 2015 01:15am

Missing export focus

Frequent policy changes by the government have not helped Pakistani manufacturers. Published Feb 27, 2015 01:15am