02 October, 2014 / Zilhaj 6, 1435
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No to film censorship in India, Pakistan

Reports say there is uncertainty over the release in Pakistan of Indian interpretation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Published Oct 02, 2014 02:51pm

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ASI shot dead in Peshawar

Gunmen attacked ASI Asif Mehmood’s vehicle as he was travelling with his son to drop him to school. Updated Oct 02, 2014 01:57pm

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Fun and frivolity

Given that the script and characters were familiar to theatre-goers, the production value could have been better. Updated Oct 02, 2014 10:22am

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Threat to PML-N govt not over: Kaira

“The government is safe for the time being but the threat to it still exists,” he said at a Meet the Press programme. Updated Oct 02, 2014 10:10am

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Three more polio cases confirmed

According to national health services ministry, these cases have been reported from Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency. Updated Oct 02, 2014 09:40am

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IS beheads seven men, three women

IS militant group beheaded seven men and three women in a northern Kurdish area of Syria, a human rights group said. Updated Oct 02, 2014 09:01am

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Londoners divided on skyscraper boom

LONDON: Skyscrapers are shooting up all over London, transforming a skyline once dominated by Big Ben and St ... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:50am

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A new approach?

Dr Malik’s oft-stated intention to reach out to the leadership of militant groups was scarcely viable. Updated Oct 02, 2014 06:42am

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Counterterrorism challenges

Where then is counterterrorism policy to be debated and articulated on the civilian side? Updated Oct 02, 2014 06:39am

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Gullu Butt

GULLU Butt was shown leading the Punjab police and destroying cars and public property in Model Town by all TV... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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Bad apples be removed

AFTER Salmaan Taseer’s assassination, this is the second incident in which a constable of the Punjab Police Elite... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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Legalities in Pakistan

JUST read the ECP’s headline (Sept 30) that legality of ballot paper can’t be questioned. Does this announcement... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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US vehicles

THIS refers to the news report ‘Pakistan to get 160 mine-proof vehicles’ (Sept 21). I have an objection to the... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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G.A. Parvez

NADEEM F. Paracha’s article ‘The rise and fall of a spiritual rebel’ (Sept 21) is quite abysmal. In my ... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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‘No sign of the census’

Reference to your editorial ‘No sign of the census’ (Sept 19). Although our leaders talk about democracy, they... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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‘Lessons from Scotland’

THIS refers to your editorial ‘Lessons from Scotland’ (Sept 21). The editorial contains a lot of lessons that... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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Environment concerns

MISTAKEN environmentalism and dubious concerns for ecology have brought us to the brink of disaster. A little... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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Pakistan needs evolution not revolution

TWO leaders are promising revolutions in Pakistan. One fails to understand that a revolution can occur only when the... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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Blast damages house in Jamrud

LANDI KOTAL: The main gate of a house was partially damaged while a vehicle of security forces was targeted by... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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Woman shot dead over petty issue

PESHAWAR: A woman allegedly killed another woman over a minor issue at Choli Bala area in the limits of Mathra ... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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Five of a family die in road accident

UPPER DIR: Five members of a family died and six suffered injuries in a road accident near Dir town here on... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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Training sessions for young artists

CHITRAL: Training sessions were held on Wednesday for the young artists to revive, protect and promote age-old... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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NGO organises book fair

PESHAWAR: Teachers and students took keen interest in a book fair arranged by a non-governmental organisation here ... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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Protest causes traffic jams in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A demonstration and sit-in outside the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly building by owners of Buner marble... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:21am

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Metro bus project facing delays

RAWALPINDI: The metro bus project in the Islamabad section will be delayed for more than three months as work on... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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METRO EVENTS

Book launchAsia Study Group Islamabad is organising a multi-media presentation and launch of the book ‘The... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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RDA announces road improvement project

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) approved four road projects worth Rs1.262 billion in the garrison... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Information is everybody’s power now

SAHIWAL: The bureaucracy backed by traditional red-tape has been good at concealing information from the public for... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Conflict resolved

BAHAWALPUR: Justice Altaf Ibrahim of the Lahore High Court Bahawalpur Circuit on Wednesday resolved a conflict... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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All Pakistan Music Conference from 13th

LAHORE: The six-day All Pakistan Music Conference, a regular feature of Lahore’s cultural calendar for more than... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Teenager shot dead

LAHORE: A teenager was shot dead allegedly by his brother-in-law in Kot Lakhpat on Wednesday.Police said Usman, 17,... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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GCU students visit army installations

LAHORE: A group of 84 students from the Government College University, Lahore, spent a day visiting various military... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Humiliated doctor lets loose his ire

LAHORE: A doctor, who was manhandled at an oath-taking ceremony for raising “Go Nawaz Go” slogan the other day,... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Rs9.58bn for 16 uplift schemes

LAHORE: The Punjab government approved on Wednesday 16 development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Pre-arrest bail to ex-SP cancelled

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court on Wednesday withdrew the concession of pre-arrest bail from former city SP... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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IS is anti-Islamic: Ulema Council

The council has appealed to the youth not to join such extremist organisations, which promote violence. Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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PTCL internet partially back

LAHORE: PTCL internet service has been partially restored in the city after a fire burnt down its main exchange on... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Eight Afghans held for fake documents

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday arrested eight Afghan nationals for trying to leave the... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Moenjodaro site workers protest

LARKANA: Employees of the National Fund for Moenjodaro (NFM) posted at the heritage site on Wednesday boycotted ... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Mumtaz Bhutto slams PML-N, praises PTI

BADIN: Mumtaz Ali Bhutto, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader and a former chief minister of Sindh, has said ... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Lawyers boycott court proceedings

HYDERABAD: Lawyers boycotted proceedings of the Sindh High Court and the lower judiciary in Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas,... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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ST worker shot dead

KARACHI: A worker of the Sunni Tehreek was shot dead in New Karachi in the early hours of Wednesday, police said.... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Bomb attack kills 15 in Baghdad

BAGHDAD: A car bomb near pet and vegetable markets in Baghdad killed 15 people and wounded another 40 on Wednesday,... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Man rescued after 12 days in Peru cave

LEIMEBAMBA: A Spanish speleologist has been rescued in Peru after 12 days trapped about 400 metres underground in a... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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12 dead as trains collide in India

NEW DELHI: Two passenger trains packed with festive travellers collided in northern India, killing at least 12 ... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Israel approves 2,600 settler homes

JERUSALEM: Israel is to press ahead with the planned construction of 2,610 settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, ... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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DSC set to stage T20 match

ISLAMABAD: The Dubai Sports City (DSC) ticket office is all set for action this weekend as the opening international... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Junior hockey trials on Saturday

LAHORE: Trials to select the final line-up for the fourth edition of Sultan of Johor Junior Hockey Tournament will ... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Reception given to Panthers

PESHAWAR: A reception was given to the squad of Peshawar Panthers by cricket associations of Peshawar, Swat,... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Hayatullah’s goal sends Muslim FC top

KARACHI: Hayatullah scored in the 14th minute as Muslim FC went top of the Pakistan Premier Football League (PPFL) ... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Yorkshire duo eye England honours

LONDON: Yorkshire’s title-winning openers Adam Lyth and Alex Lees both made clear their desire to play for England... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Serena, Tsonga headline Hopman Cup

PERTH: World number one Serena Williams will play in January’s mixed teams Hopman Cup in Australia, joining... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Ajmal-less Pakistan still tough: Lehmann

DUBAI: Australian coach Darren Lehmann said on Wednesday Pakistan remain tough opponents despite the loss of veteran... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Kuwait posts $45bn budget surplus

KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait posted on Wednesday a budget surplus of $45 billion for the latest fiscal year, its second... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Palm oil dips

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures dipped on Wednesday as investors turned wary of record supplies of rival... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Gold languishes

LONDON: Gold rebou­nded from the previous session’s nine-month lows on Wednesday as the dollar index pulled back... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Cotton prices under pressure

KARACHI: Cotton prices on Wednesday came under pressure as buyers took to the sidelines. Higher arrivals of phutti... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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corporate watch

Published in Dawn, October 2nd , 2014KARACHI: Peek Freans ‘Sooper’ has become the first cookie brand to reach... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Clarification

ISLAMABAD: Re­­fer­ring to a report “Engro Finds major faults in LNG terminal agreement,” Engro Elengy... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Guidelines on value chain financing

KARACHI: The State Bank issued “guidelines on value chain contract farmer financing” on Wednesday to encourage... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Heads of energy firms meet today

ISLAMABAD: After 15 months in office, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources has called first meeting of... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Govt to sell Rs1.2tr T-bills in Oct-Dec

KARACHI: The government will borrow Rs1.245 trillion through the sale of market treasury bills in the second quarter... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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Inflation lowest since February

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s inflation rate stood at 7.7 per cent last month, the lowest since February this year.On a... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:20am

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NAB approves probe against ex-minister

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the NAB’s executive board approved on Wednesday three investigations one each against a... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:19am

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Musharraf sees ‘change’ in govt

KARACHI: Former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf predicted on Wednesday that the country would soon see a... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:19am

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Man, daughter shot dead

QUETTA: A man and his seven-year-old daughter were gunned down in their home allegedly by a relative on a family... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:19am

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Schoolteacher killed in grenade attack

CHARSADDA: A female schoolteacher was killed and a student of class IV injured in a grenade attack on Askari Public... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:19am

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PAF plane crashes near Quetta

QUETTA: An aircraft of the air force crashed because of a technical fault during a routine operational training... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:19am

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SC to hear death-row prisoners’ case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court decided on Wednesday to constitute a larger bench to hear a case relating to an... Published Oct 02, 2014 06:19am

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Militant monks

RELIGIOUS zealotry mixed with xenophobic nationalism can create a toxic ideology that has the ability to tear... Published Oct 02, 2014 01:24am

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Umerkot marchers’ tale of woe

Why must a community be forced to undertake a long march for the redressal of its grievances? Published Oct 02, 2014 01:22am

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Discretionary overbilling

Nepra, the power regulator, appears to have awoken from its slumber and resorted to some action. Published Oct 02, 2014 01:15am

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Labour wakes up

We can learn from Bangladesh’s example to push for workplace safety. Published Oct 02, 2014 01:11am

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Wrong approach

An attack on IS in Syria is an attack on Syria itself. Published Oct 02, 2014 01:09am