22 August, 2014 / Shawwal 25, 1435
Pakistan

Man dies from Congo virus in Karachi

The death of the 27-year-old was Karachi's first recorded fatality resulting from the virus during the current year. Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:24pm

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Guessing game

Prime Minister Sharif failed to capitalise on the mood in parliament yesterday. Updated Aug 22, 2014 12:09pm

Business

Aurora Magazine: Nailing the big 5

Salma Jafri gives tips on how to appropriately customise your content on the big five social networks. Published Aug 22, 2014 11:53am

Pakistan

Govt, PTI back to square one

‘I will free Pakistan from the dictatorship of Nawaz Sharif who is the fake prime minister,’ says Imran. Updated Aug 22, 2014 11:45am

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Section 144 imposed in Multan

The section, which has been imposed in the city for two days, appears to be aimed at restricting political gatherings. Updated Aug 22, 2014 11:08am

Pakistan

A lone wolf paces the stage

Imran was obviously perturbed by the politicking that he and his party leaders were involved in. Updated Aug 22, 2014 10:42am

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South Korean Lee fires 65 to win gold

NANJING: So long the dominant force on the U.S. LPGA Tour, South Korea’s women now look to have set their sights ... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:41am

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Reserves of SBP fall below $9bn

Foreign exchange reserves of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) have fallen below $9 billion after three months. Published Aug 22, 2014 06:39am

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The divide

THE divide is clear. On one side is Imran Khan with his companions and supporters and on the other, are men of ... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:38am

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Fakhru Bhai

IN the midst of all the chaos and build-up towards a revolutionary “freedom” march by the PTI and PAT, the one... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:38am

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Govt transport misuse

THIS is apropos the ongoing tussle between the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Auditor-General (AGP). The AG is... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:38am

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Joblessness in Sindh

THIS is apropos the letter ‘Joblessness in Sindh’ (Aug 16). The writer said that the people in Sindh had voted... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:38am

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Proving the claim

Imran Khan wants to become prime minister. As leader of the country’s third biggest political party, he can strive... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:38am

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Election reforms

The new election reforms should include a provision to allow media reporters free access to all polling stations... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:38am

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Insensitivity to PTI

MR Nawaz Sharif must walk to the place of the sit-in if he must address the ongoing crisis in the capital. The... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:38am

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Fracturing Pakistan

EXPLAINING the reasons for their agitation against the National Assembly and Prime Minister Sharif , PTI Vice... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:38am

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PTI rigging

I VOTED for Pakistan Tehreek Insaf, but these are the facts. PTI candidates contested 200 National Assembly... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:38am

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Two steps back for Pakistani democracy

PRINCIPLED protest can serve to enhance democracy. Even marching in the streets to stand up for what is right can be... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:38am

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Malaysian varsity team visits UoP

PESHAWAR: A seven-member delegation of the University Sains Malaysia (USM) visited the University of Peshawar (UoP)... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Three bodies found in Swabi

SWABI: Three bodies were found in different parts of the district here on Thursday, police said. Two bodies were... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Two die of wounds

TOBA TEK SINGH: Two more family members, who were injured in a fireworks explosion in a house in Kamalia on... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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POF pays homage to twin blasts victims

TAXILA: Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) on Thursday paid tributes to its 70 employees who lost their lives in the... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Couple shot dead

GUJAR KHAN: A couple was shot dead in the village Kauntrila of Jatli police station on Thursday. According to the... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Hospitals put on high alert

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) has decided to make arrangements to deal with any... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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MQM legislator suffers heart attack

ISLAMABAD: Member of National Assembly (MNA) Rasheed Gudial, who belongs to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), was... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Ninth class results declared

GUJRANWALA: The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Gujranwala, declared on Thursday the results of class... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Succumb to injuries

TOBA TEK SINGH: Two more family members, who were injured in a fireworks explosion in a house in Kamalia on... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Balloting for alternative plots delayed

LAHORE: Balloting for the allottment of alternative plots to those affected by the LDA Avenue-I residential scheme... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Nine inmates released from Bagram

LAHORE: A non-profit law firm working for the release of Pakistani citizens detained in foreign prisons, has said... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Robber killed by grocery store guard

LAHORE: A robber was killed while another was injured in crossfire with a security guard of a grocery store who was... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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PU achievers unveil future plans

LAHORE: The top position holders in Punjab University’s BA, BSc annual examinations, 2014, say they will go for... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Suicide

LAHORE: A 34-year-old man committed suicide at Mori Gate on Thursday.Quoting family, Bhati Gate police said Tahir... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

Pakistan

Who pays the bills?

The total transportation cost for eight days comes to the tune of Rs176 million. Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Lawyers on strike

LAHORE: Lawyers boycotted courts on Thursday to express their disdain for any likely extra-constitutional move in ... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Civil Secretariat fortified

LAHORE: Security of important buildings in city mainly the Civil Secretariat was beefed up on Thursday, posting... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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PTI protest in DHA continues

LAHORE: Defence Housing Authority (DHA) residents' protest to express solidarity with the Pakistan... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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QAT opposes rule by dynasties

HYDERABAD: Qaumi Awami Tehreek president Ayaz Latif Palijo has said a few families are ruling the country and people... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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17 DHOs posted after promotion in BS-20

LARKANA: In the wake of promotion of doctors in BS-20, the Sindh government has posted 17 district health officers... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Date palm festival

KHAIRPUR: The 6th date palm festival would be held on Aug 23 and 24 in Khairpur, Sukkur Commissioner Abbas Baloch... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Three cylinder blast victims die

UMERKOT: Two workers of a gas cylinder filling outlet and a 12-year-old boy who had received serious burns in a... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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12 booked after armed clash

SUKKUR: A dozen suspects were booked following a clash between two groups belonging to the Bozdar community of ... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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KPT

Referring to the caption of a picture published in this newspaper’s Metro and South section on Aug 17, the Karachi... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Xi arrives in Mongolia

ULAN BATOR: China’s Xi Jinping began a two-day trip to neighbouring Mongolia on Thursday — the first Chinese... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Seven stabbed to death in China

BEIJING: A man slashed seven people on Thursday in the southern city of Guan­gzhou, state media said, in the latest... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Davutoglu to be Turkey’s new PM

ANKARA: Turkey’s ruling party on Thursday chose Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to be the new prime minister and... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Shabbir eyes hat-trick of titles

KARACHI: After regaining back-to-back titles on trot in the Karachi-leg of the circuit, Pakistan’s ace golfer... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Zenit, Porto close in on CL group stage

LONDON: Zenit St Petersburg and Porto both put a foot in the Champions League group stage with 1-0 away wins as home... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Qasmi CC reach semis

KARACHI: Skipper Abid Qasmi led from the front with a four-wicket haul as Qasmi CC moved into the semi-finals of the... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Hockey team make quarters at Nanjing

LAHORE: Pakistan hockey team played a 6-6 draw against New Zealand entering quarter-final at the ongoing 2nd Summer... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Broad to undergo surgery on Sept 4

LONDON: England’s star pace bowler Stuart Broad will have surgery on his right knee on Sept 4, the England and... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Ledecky just misses world record

GOLD COAST: American super teen Katie Ledecky came close to breaking yet another world record on her way to a... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Djokovic, Serena top seeds

NEW YORK: Two-time defending champion Serena Williams and top-ranked Novak Djokovic were named the top seeds on... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Australians arrive in Harare

HARARE: Australia’s cricketers have arrived for their first tour of Zimbabwe in a decade, promising to play hard... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Saeed Ajmal may miss entire ODI series

LAHORE: Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal may miss the entire forthcoming One-day International series against Sri... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Gold hits two-month low

LONDON: Gold slid around 1 per cent to its lowest in two months on Thursday, extending losses to a fifth session on ... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Palm oil slips

JAKARTA: Malaysian palm oil futures fell for a seventh-consecutive session to their lowest level in nearly five ... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Cotton prices higher on strong buying

KARACHI: Strong buying from spinners and some exporters pushed cotton prices higher on Thursday. Fresh depreciation... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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Top US bank fines since 2008 crisis

NEW YORK: Here is list of the earlier banking fines since the 2008 crisis began:March 2012: Ally Financial, Bank of... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am

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CORPORATE WATCH

Google to help boost Greece tourism industryATHENS: Internet giant Google will offer management courses to 3,000... Published Aug 22, 2014 06:37am