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Lawyer kidnapped, freed after torture

RAWALPINDI, May 9: Former general secretary of district bar Rawalpindi Sardar Manzar Bashir advocate was kidnapped and released on Thursday but after being subjected to severe torture. Published May 10, 2013 02:06am

Thirteen booked for obstructing polio campaign

RAWALPINDI, April 18: Thirteen people were booked by the police on the charges of hurling threats and obstructing the polio vaccination team members in Naseerabad on Thursday, police said. Published Apr 19, 2013 06:43am

PEF proposals on key issues

KARACHI, April 17: With three weeks are left for general elections, the Pakistan Economic Forum (PEF-II) on Wednesday presented its recommendations for addressing serious issues facing the country, stressing that Published Apr 18, 2013 08:02am

Govt urged to protect rights of home-based workers

KARACHI, April 15: Speakers at a conference on Monday criticised the past governments for not taking measures to protect the rights of homed-based women workers numbering around eight million across the country. Published Apr 16, 2013 08:17am

Turf accountants benefit on day of upsets

KARACHI, April 14: Turf accountants had a field day as all but one outsider’s reigned supreme by lowering the colours of favourites in the Gymkhana race meeting at the Karachi Racecourse on Sunday. Published Apr 15, 2013 08:24am

Fee imposed on electioneering: The political profit

RAWALPINDI, April 9: The City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) on Tuesday introduced a new fee to be taken from all political parties who want to project their candidates for the election 2013. Published Apr 10, 2013 03:23am

Fee imposed on electioneering The political profit

RAWALPINDI, April 9: The City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) on Tuesday introduced a new fee to be taken from all political parties who want to project their candidates for election 2013. Published Apr 10, 2013 02:16am

Saengkham beats Majid to scoop Asian U-21 snooker title

KARACHI, April 7: Thailand’s Noppon Saengkham won the 14th Asian under-21 snooker championship by getting the better of Pakistan’s Mohammad Majid Ali in the fully stretched final 6-5 in the Indian city of Indore on Sunday. Published Apr 08, 2013 02:16am

Tadese breaks Paris marathon record

PARIS, April 7: Kenyan Peter Some was a shock winner of the Paris marathon on Sunday as he won the 37th edition of the event ahead of Ethiopia’s Tadese Tola and compatriot Eric Ndiema. Published Apr 08, 2013 02:03am

Z.A. Nizami passes away

KARACHI, April 7: Chancellor of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) Z.A. Nizami passed away on Sunday. Published Apr 08, 2013 01:25am

10-party alliance formed to take on PPP, MQM

LARKANA, April 7: Ten political parties formed an electoral alliance — mainly against the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) — after reaching an initial agreement on seat adjustment. Published Apr 08, 2013 01:05am

France charges two suspects deported by Pakistan

PARIS, April 7: Two Frenchmen suspected of being extremists and deported by Pakistan were charged with conspiring to commit terrorist acts, a judicial source said. Published Apr 08, 2013 01:03am

British woman stabbed to death in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, April 6: A young British woman holidaying in Indian-held Kashmir was found dead in a pool of blood on a houseboat on Saturday, police said after arresting a Dutch man on suspicion of her murder. Published Apr 07, 2013 05:06am

Mandela leaves hospital

JOHANNESBURG, April 6: Nelson Mandela left hospital on Saturday after a 10-day stay during which the 94-year-old anti-apartheid icon was treated for pneumonia, the South African president’s office said. Published Apr 07, 2013 05:04am

Rehman Malik’s take on 62, 63

LAHORE, April 6: Former interior minister Rehman Malik has admitted the ‘mistake’ of the last parliament for not doing away with articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution. Published Apr 07, 2013 04:05am

JI’s Mian Aslam wins the assets race

ISLAMABAD, April 6: In the most expensive city of the country, the richest electoral candidate belongs to the Jamaat-i-Islami, a party which is known for its middle class roots. Published Apr 07, 2013 03:24am

Hypertension not just an individual problem

ISLAMABAD, April 6: In observance of World Health Day on Sunday, the World Health Organization has released a global brief on hypertension, which they say can be harmful not just to individuals but also on a national scale. Published Apr 07, 2013 03:12am

Caretaker minister in a legal battle for previous service

ISLAMABAD, April 6: Caretaker Interior Minister Mohammad Habib Khan, a former inspector general of the police, is embroiled in litigation with the establishment division regarding his previous service. Published Apr 07, 2013 03:06am