Dawn News

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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

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

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

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

A fresh breath for peace-lovers

THE unanimous decision of neutrality made by parliament on the Yemen conflict is undoubtedly a fresh breath for all... 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

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

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

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

METRO EVENTS

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

Writers who died young

APROPOS Rauf Parekh’s literary note, ‘Urdu writers and poets who died young’ (April 13), knocked my memory and... Published Apr 17, 2015 06:42am

SSGC billing problems

THE mode of billing by the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) is creating problems.Previously, for 250 units, gas... Published Apr 17, 2015 06:42am

Hawkers on footpaths

FOOTPATHS are made for pedestrians. However, they are mosly used by hawkers for their carts and stalls. Owing to ... Published Apr 17, 2015 06:42am

SECP bans women witnesses

WHILE almost the entire world, including Pakistan, is frenetically engaged in enhancing women’s rights and... Published Apr 17, 2015 06:42am

PIA pensioners’ plea

THE government has introduced new taxes for PIA employees and there is no distinction between regular and retired... Published Apr 17, 2015 06:42am

School building needed

A FEW years ago the building of Government Primary School, Arifabad, Sudhnoti district, AJK, collapsed, as a result... Published Apr 17, 2015 06:42am

‘Illiterate literates’

RECENTLY I watched at one of the TV channels news about the beginning of board examinations. It was indeed very... Published Apr 17, 2015 06:42am

Why include paisas?

WHEN Nepra and Ogra announce new prices in rupees, they also mention paisas. But why are prices given in decimals?... Published Apr 17, 2015 06:42am

Sprint timing

I WAS quite surprised to read in your sports columns about the ‘record-breaking’ feat of sprinter Liaquat Ali of... Published Apr 17, 2015 06:42am