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Toys for allI REGULARLY read YW and I really like reading all the sections in it. I am a volunteer at SOS... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:21am

Word of the week

WORDS are very powerful — so become empowered by enhancing your vocabulary! Check out this week’s word... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:21am

Blast from the past

First detective story is publishedApril 20, 1841ON this day, Edgar Allen Poe’s story, The Murders in the Rue... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:21am

Shop closure

APROPOS the news in the Metro section regarding non-compliance of closing business by 8:00pm by the traders of... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:00am

Time to speak out!

THE ongoing imbroglio between Saudi Arabia and Yemen and the ensuing diplomatic dilemma confronting Pakistan have... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:00am

Adventuring on projects

I WOULD like to refer to a news item which appeared in Dawn’s Metro South (April 13) where the Government of Sindh... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:00am

Natural resources

NATURAL resources are gifts and must be tapped for a nation’s progress. Our country badly needs foreign exchange... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:00am

Solid waste management

KARACHI is Pakistan’s only port city. It generates about 8,000 tons of solid waste per day. Ninety per cent of the... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:00am

Reforming education

KEEPING in line with the Higher Education Commission, which replaced the University Grants Commission and turned ... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:00am

KU: civic sense

THREE years ago a clean sweep campaign was conducted by a group of students from the Department of Psychology,... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:00am

Two die in road accidents

TAXILA:  Two persons died in road accidents in Hassanabdal and Taxila police limits on Friday. A car hit Sabir ... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:00am

METRO EVENTS

Music without bordersPolish musicians Maria Pomianowska and Pawel Betley along with Ustad Sachu Khan and The Band... Published Apr 18, 2015 07:00am

Bank robbery bid foiled

MULTAN: A bank robbery attempt was foiled by a security guard and a police constable here on Friday.As per police,... Published Apr 18, 2015 06:59am

Fire claims two lives

SHEIKHUPURA: Two persons were allegedly burnt alive while two others sustained injuries on Friday when a fire ... Published Apr 18, 2015 06:59am

LDA to move SC

LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) will soon challenge the verdict of the Lahore High Court by filing an... Published Apr 18, 2015 06:59am

METRO EVENTS

CONVOCATIONThe 19th convocation of the Hamdard University at Madinatul Hikmat at 10am.RECEPTIONA ceremony to honour... Published Apr 18, 2015 06:59am

Mismanagement at FCS slammed

KARACHI: The government audit of the Fishermen Cooperatives Society (FCS) has not been carried out for over seven to... Published Apr 18, 2015 06:59am

Another policeman gunned down

KARACHI: A 35-year-old policeman was shot dead in New Karachi on Friday evening, the Bilal Colony police said. They... Published Apr 18, 2015 06:59am

Injury setback for Amir

KARACHI: Paceman Mohammad Amir’s comeback after his ban for spot-fixing has been halted by a hamstring injury ... Published Apr 18, 2015 06:59am

Gold pares gains

LONDON: Gold pared gains on Friday, heading for a second weekly drop, after data showing US consumer prices rose in... Published Apr 18, 2015 06:59am

Palm oil rises

JAKARTA: Malaysian palm oil futures edged up on Friday as traders closed short positions before the weekend, but... Published Apr 18, 2015 06:59am

Corporate Watch

SBP renews status of credit rating agenciesKARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Friday renewed the status of... Published Apr 18, 2015 06:59am

Weekly inflation eases

ISLAMABAD: Weekly inflation for combined income group, measured through the Sensitive Price Index (SPI), witnessed a... Published Apr 18, 2015 06:59am

Constitutional umpires

Any findings by three Supreme Court judges probing poll rigging charges cannot be politically ignored. Published Apr 18, 2015 12:51am

Unhealthy economic trends

THE latest report by the State Bank on the banking sector provides a glimpse of some very unhealthy trends that... Published Apr 18, 2015 12:49am

SC’s courageous decision

THE decision by the full bench of the Supreme Court to suspend the death sentences awarded by military courts to six... Published Apr 18, 2015 12:48am

Minister’s strange logic

FOR the London Metropolitan Police, the obstacles in the way of solving this whodunnit must be baffling. The victim,... Published Apr 18, 2015 12:48am