24 October, 2014 / 28 Zilhaj, 1435
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'What sectarian killings?'

Convenience demands that we do not identify sectarian bloodshed. We shut our eyes. Why make enemies of barbarians? Updated Oct 24, 2014 05:12pm

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For sale in Dubai

The lords of UAE do to their domestic workers what we do to our own, together maintaining a ceaseless chain of servitude Published Oct 24, 2014 02:48pm

Pakistan

Major terror bid foiled in Khyber

Officials claim 250 kilograms of explosives had been planted inside a vehicle which was going to be used in the attack. Published Oct 24, 2014 12:54pm

Pakistan

PM calls ministers to account

Prime Minister Nawaz has asked ministers to prepare briefs, explaining whether they have been able to achieve targets. Updated Oct 24, 2014 12:48pm

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Wheat imports up as world prices fall

The import of wheat rose substantially in the Jul-Sept quarter of this year, mainly because of decline in world prices. Updated Oct 24, 2014 11:03am

Pakistan

PML-N man wins Sheikhupura by-election

PML-N candidate Hassan Riaz wins the by-election to PP-162 with a big margin, according to the unofficial results. Updated Oct 24, 2014 09:39am

Pakistan

And the story goes on

Life is full of conflicts and hence artists use the word story to define and redefine life. Updated Oct 24, 2014 08:15am

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CM meets donors in Islamabad today

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is set to take stock of its development policy implementation in a... Published Oct 24, 2014 07:18am

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Measures against Ebola

Round-the-clock health staff has been appointed at all international airports to screen passengers. Updated Oct 24, 2014 07:10am

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PTI’s new dilemma

Mr Khan is now alone on Constitution Avenue, and more and more it appears that the PTI chief has miscalculated. Updated Oct 24, 2014 06:49am

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Attacks in Quetta

Balochistan appears to be slipping back towards outright anarchy and the state seems utterly clueless and impotent. Updated Oct 24, 2014 06:46am

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Two killed in Peshawar attacks

PESHAWAR: Unidentified assailants shot dead two people in as many incidents in the provincial metropolis on ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:44am

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Aerial firing

WITH a booming wedding season, the capital resonates at odd hours with aerial firing by jubilant youths.This ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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VIP culture

IMRAN Khan came all over from Islamabad for a public meeting, but not a single shop was closed on the plea of... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Cellphone hazards

WE are all using mobile phones but don’t know about the precautions. The cellphones and their tower-based antennas... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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K-Electric’s version

THE allegations made by State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali are baseless. The minister should first get... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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PPP rally

THE PPP displayed its political might in Karachi on Oct 18. The public rally venue was Bagh-i-jinnah, Karachi. This... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Protecting heritage

THIS refers to the illegal occupation, destruction and demolition by the land mafia of a cultural property — Sir... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Musharraf’s order

A VIDEO has gone viral on the Internet wherein dignified residents of Islamabad are seen protesting against a road... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Ingenious Pakistanis

PAKISTANIS have a knack for coming up with unique solutions every time they are faced with difficulties. During the... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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‘Women police in need of reform’

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a seminar stressed the need for capacity-building of women police in the country and said... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Robbers strike at six places

RAWALPINDI: Robbers struck at six places in the city and derived citizens of cash and valuables, police said on... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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METRO EVENTS

he festival of Diwali is being organised at Hindu Temple, Rafi Road, Lalkurti, on Friday, October 24 from 7pm to 10pm. Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Bid to smuggle 6.8kg heroin foiled

RAWALPINDI: The Anti-Narcotics Force on Thursday foiled an attempt to smuggle 6.8 kilograms of heroin to Spain at... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Robbers target bank

DERA GHAZI KHAN: Seven robbers on Thursday looted a private bank situated in the hub of the city.A bank guard... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Call to revive Sahiwal Ladies Club

SAHIWAL: The Sahiwal Ladies Club (SLC), located in Partab Bagh, needs revival to provide common women with... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Security sought for Majalis

JHANG: Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen Punjab General Secretary Allama Abdul Khaliq Asadi has demanded foolproof security... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Fakhar Imam’s take on cotton scene

MULTAN: Former National Assembly speaker Syed Fakhar Imam has said that All Pakistan Textile Mills Association... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Robber killed in ‘gunplay’

FAISALABAD: The Gulberg police claimed to have killed an alleged robber in an encounter late on Wednesday... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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CPSP fellows oppose Sindh govt move

BAHAWALPUR: Some 70 fellows of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) have opposed a Sindh government... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Surplus power in five years: Mamnoon

BAHAWALPUR: President Mamnoon Hussain has said the government is taking measures to resolve the energy crisis and ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:43am

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Major strikes by robbers

LAHORE: Gunmen struck three times in the city on Thursday, taking away cash, jewellery and other valuables all worth... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Nusrat Bhutto remembered

LAHORE: PPP leaders paid rich tributes to the late Begum Nusrat Bhutto for her sacrifices for democracy in the... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Reply sought on illegal high-rises

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday sought a reply from the District Coordination Officer, Lahore Development... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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CM condemns attack on Fazl

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Thursday condemned the suicide attack on Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F)... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Seminar on colorectal cancer at UHS

LAHORE: With the rapid advancement in medicine, the role of pathologists in the management of patients with... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Police to pursue rape attempt case

MULTAN: The Khanewal police will be a complainant in the case of rape attempt of a girl with special needs.Khanewal... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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PTI rally in Umerkot today

UMERKOT: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has finalised arrangements for its public meeting and Diwali ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Mixed response in several main cities

HYDERABAD: The QAT call for a Sindh-wide strike on Thursday against an MQM statement about a separate province for... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Dawn official grieved

KARACHI: Mehtab Siddiqui, younger brother of Dawn’s page-making section manager Mansoor Siddiqui, died on ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Gangster convicted

KARACHI: An ATC sentenced on Thursday a convict, Rehan, to seven years in prison in an illicit weapons case and... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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METRO EVENTS

CONFERENCEChina-Pakistan Economic Corridor & Gwadar Opportunity conference, organised by the Balochistan ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Google provides sneak peek into Bhutan

THIMPHU: Google provided a sneak peek into Bhutan on Thursday by unveiling a Street View project for the remote... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Vandalism at five parks in US

SALT LAKE CITY: The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Man held after jumping White House fence

WASHINGTON: A man arrested after jumping the White House fence on Wednesday night has been charged with three felony... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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FMs from Kosovo, Albania visit Serbia

BELGRADE: Kosovo’s foreign minister travelled to Serbia on Thursday for the first time since Kosovo declared... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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ITF world ranking event from tomorrow

KARACHI: The Pakistan Seniors Tennis Association is organising the 20th edition of Pakistan ITF World Ranking ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Pakistan Police clinch softball title

LAHORE: Pakistan Police outplayed Balochistan 17-6 on Thursday to lift the sixth Men’s Softball Championship title... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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All-Sindh boxing next month

KARACHI: Up and coming pugilists representing eight units, including three departments, will show their prowess when... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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KPT edge thriller to go top

KARACHI: Junaid Qadir scored a brace as Karachi Port Trust (KPT) overcame Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in a Pakistan... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Aqeel, Shehzad fall on day of upsets

ISLAMABAD: Country’s top tennis player Aqeel Khan had to experience shock defeat at the hands of a lower-ranked... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Ryder run-fest pushes call-up cause

WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s out-of-favour batman Jesse Ryder kept pressure on the selectors when bludgeoned 136 from... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Flintoff joins Brisbane for Big Bash

MELBOURNE: Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff joined Brisbane Heat on a short-term deal in the Big Bash... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Federer opens Basel campaign in style

BASEL: Roger Federer began his pursuit for a sixth Swiss Indoors Basel title with an explosive 47-minute 6-2, 6-1... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Sponsors pile pressure on WICB

BRIDGETOWN: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), reeling from the fallout from the team’s withdrawal from the ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Board chief felicitates Younis

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar M. Khan has congratulated Younis Khan on achieving two... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Manufacturing moving from China to US

WASHINGTON: Large manufacturers are increasingly moving production back to the United States from China, according ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Gold falls

LONDON: Gold fell on Thursday as stronger-than-expected economic data and upbeat corporate results lifted stocks in... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Palm oil up

JAKARTA: Malaysian palm oil made its biggest gains in four weeks on Thursday, buoyed by a weakening ringgit, strong... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Lint prices steady on sustained buying

KARACHI: Cotton trading in Punjab remained steady on Thursday but was slow in Sindh where most ginneries were not... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Rules for payment operators, providers

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday issued rules for Payment System Operators (PSOs) and Payment... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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CORPORATE WATCH

Microsoft to drop Nokia name from LumiaSEATTLE: Microsoft Corp looks set to ditch the Nokia name from its Lumia... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Reserves stand at $13.464bn

KARACHI: The country’s total liquid foreign exchange reserves slightly increased to $13.464 billion during the ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Three polio cases found

ISLAMABAD: Three more polio cases were confirmed by the Polio Virology Laboratory at the National Institute of ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Oil spill simulation exercise held

KARACHI: Oil containment boom reels, skimmers, tug boats, ships, speed boats with all kinds of other sophisticated... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Six kidnapped in Kalat

Khuzdar: Six people were kidnapped from Kalat and a body was found in a mountainous area of Khuzdar district,... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Militant leader killed in Bara clash

LANDI KOTAL: An important militant leader was killed in a clash between troops and members of the proscribed... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Imran hopeful of huge rally today

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chair­man Imran Khan expressed the confidence on Thursday that the ... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am

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Raheel meets Indonesian forces chief

RAWALPINDI: Gen Raheel Sharif, Chief of the Army Staff, who is currently on an official visit to Indonesia, met... Published Oct 24, 2014 06:42am