Friday, April 25, 2014
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2nd Islamabad Literature Fest opens today

ISLAMABAD: Nearly 120 writers, journalists and artists will descend on the city this weekend as the Islamabad...

Evictees allege parliamentarians ‘squatting’ in CDA-run hostel

Senate chairman, Sheikh Rashid, Faisal Kundi occupying family suites at Old MNA Hostel

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National Book Day Festival concludes

ISLAMABAD: The three-day National Book Day Festival, organised by National Book Foundation (NBF), concluded at...

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Five teachers arrested in paper-leak case

Teachers were accused of leaking English language paper of fifth class

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‘IT girl’ in a boy’s world

Anusha Rehman has been one of the main players at the forefront of the 3G, 4G licences auction that fetched $1.12bn.

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‘Pakistani academics should improve their work’

ISLAMABAD: Even though Pakistani researchers’ works have been published in various international journals, but...

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Metro events

Horizon 2020A seminar on Horizon 2020 will be held at National University of Science and Technology (NUST) on Friday...

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CDA plans changes to building by-laws

More than one trade to be allowed on industrial plots

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Robbers strike at eight places in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Robbers struck at eight places in the city during the last 24 hours and looted Rs700,000 cash, gold...

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RCB aims to beautify cantonment areas

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has started beautification of Saddar, but it has decided to utilise ...

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Ruins of ancient city left unprotected

TAXILA: Despite being protected under the Antiquities Act and listed in Unesco’s “world cultural heritage...

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Man shot dead on Kashmir Highway

ISLAMABAD: A 29-year-old person was shot dead in an incident of target killing on Kashmir Highway, within the limits...

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Farmer training programme adds to rural women’s earnings

ISLAMABAD: Shareefan Mai from Chak Mohsin Khan in the Muzaffargarh district is expecting 1,600 kilogrammes per acre...

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Legal, religious experts discuss pros and cons of new anti-terrorism law

Judges trying terrorists must be well-paid, well-protected and incorruptible

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Students display artistic skills at amateur paintings

MUZAFFARABAD: A 10th grade student of a state run high school clinched first prize at an exhibition of amateur...

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Govt set to get back 358-kanal museum land

SAHIWAL: The Provincial Board of Revenue has given a formal approval to the local district collector to purchase ...

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Obituary

ISLAMABAD: Omera Mahmud, w/o Brig (r) Mian Mahmud, passed away on Thursday night. She is survived by her family, ...

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Transporters fleece commuters with RTA’s ‘blessing’

BAHAWALNAGAR: Transporters continue to exploit travellers through overloading, overcharging and other malpractices...

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