31 October, 2014 / 6 Muharram, 1436
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Iqbal, Imran and Pakistan

Imran Khan may not be a social reformer, but he's certainly a social arouser. Updated Oct 31, 2014 05:56pm

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Mumtaz Qadri, Prison King

The world in prison, where blasphemy accused are being killed before trial, reflects the world outside. Updated Oct 31, 2014 04:48pm

Pakistan

Cyclone Nilofar weakening

Nilofar in the Arabian Sea has weakened rapidly and converted into a ‘cyclonic storm': Met office. Updated Oct 31, 2014 11:31am

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Model UN controversy

The stall was set up as part of cultural activities designed to represent the nations participating in the conference. Updated Oct 31, 2014 10:55am

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Politics of resignation

To be sure, there are no real legal or constitutional impediments to resigning from the parliament. Updated Oct 31, 2014 10:55am

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Apple chief says he is gay

Apple’s Tim Cook becomes the most prominent chief executive to acknowledge his homosexuality. Updated Oct 31, 2014 10:15am

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Cement being exported at Rs300 a bag

Cement exports standd at Rs5,894 per tonne or $58.6 per tonne in the first quarter of the current fiscal year. Updated Oct 31, 2014 10:10am

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KP coalition begins to show cracks

JI, which was been in damage-control mode, has looked to be weary of its senior coalition partner in KP. Updated Oct 31, 2014 09:16am

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Opposition turnabout tars govt in NA

Opposition was in revolt, walking out of the House twice over Wednesday's police action against OGDCL workers. Updated Oct 31, 2014 09:14am

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Zaheer, Sallu laud veteran’s feats

Former Test skipper Zaheer Abbas and ex-chief selector Salahuddin Sallu on Thursday showered praise on Younis Khan Updated Oct 31, 2014 09:01am

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LHC seeks reply from Maryam

A local leader of the PTI, Zubair Niazi,, filed the petition saying the appointment was a result of sheer nepotism. Updated Oct 31, 2014 08:35am

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PPP reiterates demand for LG polls

PPP has demanded the Punjab government hold local government (LG) elections in the province without any further delay. Updated Oct 31, 2014 08:30am

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Holiday today in some areas

Minister for Education and Literacy of Sindh Nisar Khuhro has announced a holiday for schools and colleges of Karachi Updated Oct 31, 2014 07:54am

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Tax deadline

The e-filing system may be a much-needed innovation, but let’s admit that we are still trying to make it work properly. Updated Oct 31, 2014 07:15am

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PTI resignations a drama: Hoti

MARDAN: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa president of Awami National Party Ameer Haider Hoti has termed the resignations issue of... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:55am

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Big consignment of narcotics seized

PESHAWAR: Customs officials seized a consignment of narcotics, weighing 100 kilogrammes, and arrested one alleged... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:55am

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Polio vaccination

THE Indian consulate in Islamabad has reportedly expressed its concerns about the polio vaccination of intending... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Traffic police apathy

WE, the residents of Soan, are going through unbearable torture due to apathy of the Islamabad traffic police (ITP).... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Addicted to Internet

YOUTHS are becoming addicted to Wifi. Professor Mark Griffiths, Nottingham Trent University, says that studies show... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Indirect taxes

THE price of electricity is again going to be enhanced. It is for the umpteenth time that a raise is on the cards.... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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PTI alone

DR Tahirul Qadri’s departure from the Constitution Avenue without anything to show for the effort was a... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Hate speech at mosques

I OFFER Friday prayers in the nearby mosque of Country Club Apartments near Seaview (Phase V extension, DHA). I note... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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How is that?

I HAVE come to know through a judge of the lower judiciary that their retirement age has been revised from 60 to ... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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K-Electric billing

K-ELECTRIC changed meters in our area last month and this month they sent me a bill of nearly Rs100,000 for... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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National Savings affairs

THIS refers to poor customer service faced at the directorate of National Savings, where mostly retired people ... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Pakistan Steel

REFERENCE your editorial ‘Shambolic state of Steel Mill’ (Oct 29). Undoubtedly the pathetic state of Pakistan... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Action against Fata officials launched

PESHAWAR: Taking strong exception to the wilful absence of a number of officials, the Fata secretariat has initiated... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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78 clerics banned from Hassanabdal

TAXILA: The local administration on Thursday banned the entry of 44 Sunni and 34 Shia religious leaders in... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Power bills delivered late

GUJAR KHAN: Inflated bills and their late delivery are causing major inconvenience to the residents of Gujar Khan. A... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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New Unicef representative arrives

ISLAMABAD: The new representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), Angela Kearney, on Thursday said... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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582 ‘professional beggars’ arrested

ISLAMABAD: The capital police arrested 582 beggars during the last fortnight with the objective of curbing the ... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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N-5 dual carriageway needs repair

GUJAR KHAN: The dual carriageway (N-5) between Gujar Khan and Rawalpindi has become dilapidated due to the lack of... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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METRO EVENTS

Nature’s AvatarFloral Art Society of Pakistan Islamabad Chapter is organising a demonstration depicting the ... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Gas company cuts supply to CNG stations

ISLAMABAD: Sui Northern Gas Pipeline (SNGPL) on Thursday cut gas supply to 29 CNG stations in Islamabad for not... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Farmers protest spur location

TOBA TEK SINGH: Farmers from Tara Haveli village along the River Ravi are concerned over irrigation department’s... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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‘Petty clash’ mars PTI meeting

GUJRANWALA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf district president Rana Naeemur Rehman and candidate for provincial assembly... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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DAG clarifies solar park report

BAHAWALPUR: Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Naveed Khalil has clarified that in the writ petition on solar park... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Mystery surrounds woman’s death

TOBA TEK SINGH: A woman was found dead under mysterious circumstances at her in-laws’ house here on Wednesday ... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Open manhole claims life of infant

SHEIKHUPURA: A two-year-old child was killed after falling in an open manhole in Ashfaq Colony in Muridke on... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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New DHQ hospital for Gujrat approved

GUJRAT: The Punjab government has approved the establishment of a new district headquarters hospital in Gujrat as... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Japan to assist Tevta in 18 colleges

LAHORE: Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Inomata has assured that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) will... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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People’s Unity restored as PIA union

LAHORE: The LHC suspended on Thursday an order by the Trade Union registrar where the Air League was declared a CBA... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Eight schools win pool contest

LAHORE: As many as eight schools’ teams in 12-14 years age cohort on Thursday won the pool contests of the Dawn in... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Jica tests Wasa waters

LAHORE: An evaluation by the Japan international Cooperative Agency (Jica) on Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa)... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Qadri sees forward bloc in PML-N

It was the PAT that taught the people how to protest in a peaceful but effective manner, says Qadri. Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Purchases in cash annoy PAC

LAHORE: The Public Accounts Committee-II of the Punjab Assembly has expressed its displeasure at home department’s... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Two burnt alive in van fire

CHINIOT: Two passengers burned to death and seven others sustained injuries after a van caught fire here on Thursday... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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UHS issues first MBBS merit list

LAHORE: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Thursday issued the first selection list of the candidates... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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SNP convention

LARKANA: Sindh National Party (SNP) chief organiser Ashraf Noonari has said the Pakistan Peoples Party and the... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Armed clash leaves man dead

SUKKUR: A clash between two armed groups belonging to the Sabzoi clan left one man dead and two others wounded in ... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am

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Campaigner Faqeer Alasti passes away

THATTA: Faqeer Abdul Ghafoor Alasti, a known literary figure of Thatta who waged a vigorous campaign for girls’... Published Oct 31, 2014 06:27am