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Zardari likely to meet textile’s big guns today

LAHORE, April 6: Top textile businessmen are expected to call on President Asif Ali Zardari, who is in the provincial capital these days, on Saturday (today) to discuss with him proposals to turn the sliding economy around and revive the manufacturing.

Green courts

LAHORE, April 6: LHC Chief Justice Azmat Saeed on Friday established Green Benches comprising LHC judges and declared all courts of district and sessions judges and senior civil judges as Green Courts to hear cases

Tall women are more exposed to ovarian cancer

A 165 cm tall woman is 14 per cent more prone to develop cancer of ovaries than a woman who is 155 cm tall.

J&K receives 48,226 forms for cross border travel

The Jammu and Kashmir government is also considering new policies for triple entry system for senior citizens.

Overwhelming interest in 1940 census chokes website

The census was conducted after the great depression and came shortly before the historical bombings of Pearl Harbour.

Indian infant mortality rate up to 70 per cent: report

Jammu and Kashmir leads the list of infant deaths as the valley has the highest percentage of deaths ranging to 82.1 per cent.

MW transmission to resume from Khairpur soon

KHAIRPUR, April 2: Members of the United Staff Organisation (USO) Radio Pakistan Khairpur Station celebrated the decision to restore medium wave (MW) transmission by taking out a rally on Monday.

Images show N. Korea’s launch work

SEOUL (South Korea): New satellite images of a North Korean rocket launch site show a mobile radar trailer and rows of what appear to be empty fuel and oxidizer tanks, evidence of ramped-up preparation for what

Vaccine to prevent heart attacks: study

Experiments prove that it is possible to change the way human immune system reacts to plaques present in the arteries.

Wide disparity in protection for Indian VIPs and citizens

According to the report, the custom of deploying more personnel to protect VIPs in India is very common.

ISI seeks in-camera Balochistan hearing

With SC Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry heading for Quetta to hear petitions relating to law and order in Balochistan.

Mirani Dam affected persons seek justice

A delegation representing 15,000 people affected and displaced by the 2007 floods in southern Balochistan have been visiting Islamabad this week, and Lahore last week, in an attempt to lobby politicians and officials

Karachi, Hyderabad athletes hog limelight as Sindh Games conclude

MIRPURKHAS, April 1: The 15h Sindh Games which were participated in by some 2,000 athletes and officials from across the province came to an impressive end here on Sunday.

Country heading towards anarchy, warns JUI-F

SHIKARPUR, April 1: The general secretary of JUI-F Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, has said the government appears to be least concerned about the law and order situation, which is now assuming the level of anarchy.

No room for new province in constitution: expert

HYDERABAD, April 1: Noted jurist Barrister Zamir Ghumro has said that elements claiming to be owners of Karachi and talking about creation of a new province by bifurcating Sindh are living in a fool’s paradise.

Primary, middle results: Girls of private schools carry the day

ATTOCK, March 31: Female students of private institutes bagged top three positions in middle and primary standard examination across the district.

Gravestone of Hitler`s parents removed

VIENNA: The tombstone marking the grave of Adolf Hitler`s parents, a place of pilgrimage for neo-Nazis, has been removed from an upper Austrian village cemetery at the request of a descendant, and the grave is ready for a new burial, officials said on Fri

Sindh Games open in Mirpurkhas

MIRPURKHAS, March 30: Sindh Minister for Sports Dr Mohammad Ali Shah opened the 15th Sindh Games in a colourful inauguration ceremony at the Gama Stadium amidst strict security arrangements here on Friday.

Pakistan’s population up by 46.9 per cent since 1998

Balochistan’s population increased by 139.3 per cent, whereas Sindh witnessed an 81.5 per cent increase.

Britain’s reading and writing skills ranked as third worst

An estimated force of eight million people representing British population, are extremely poor at writing and reading.

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