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Punjab laptop scheme

I REFER to a Punjab government advertisement that appeared in the newspapers on April 16. The ad states: “In... Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:04am

EOBI version

THIS is in response to the news item “Employers ask EOBI to withdraw notice”. The Director-General (Operations) ... Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:04am

Speaking unscripted

IMRAN Khan has again fired from the hip. He’s not alone; rather it has become our national obsession to speak... Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:04am

Corporal punishment

APROPOS the news item ‘Teacher tortures boy for not memorising lesson’ in Lahore Metro (April 22), in which it... Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:04am

Karachi transport

MY friend, who is in the army, would donate blood every four months, but once while travelling on a local bus his... Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:04am

Khar in the PTI

GHULAM Mustafa Khar has joined the PTI. It is surprising that Imran Khan took him in his party, knowing his past. He... Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:04am

Pakistan Post

I booked two registered book-post packets on April 19 under registered number RB040187459PK and RB040187462PK.Till... Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:04am

Power theft

THE loadshedding problem has paralysed life for the residents of Naseem Nagar, Qasimabad. Besides, increasing theft... Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:04am

Savings schemes

THIS is apropos Brig (r) Gul-i-Rana’s letter ‘Govt savings schemes’ (April 28), highlighting the plight of... Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:04am

METRO EVENT

Memorial referenceTwenty-fourth memorial meeting to remember Habib Jalib, being organised by the Arts Council of... Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:02am

METRO EVENTS

Musical eveningPakistan National Council of the Art is organising a musical evening to pay tribute to renowned ... Updated Apr 29, 2017 07:07am

COAS visits Gujranwala Garrison

GUJRANWALA: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday visited the Gujranwala Garrison, where he was given... Updated Apr 29, 2017 07:07am

Pay raise proposals

THE proposal for an increase in the basic pay and the subsequent raise in the full pay of government servants must ... Updated Apr 29, 2017 07:07am

Tribute to poet

FARZANA Naz, a budding young poet and mother of two died in Islamabad from injuries she suffered in a tragic ... Updated Apr 29, 2017 07:07am

Panama case verdict

IT is quite understandable that the prime minister and his party are celebrating the Panama papers case judgement... Updated Apr 29, 2017 07:07am

PSO pensioners

APROPOS Javed Ahsan Lodhi’s letter “PSO pensioners” (April 25). Pakistan State Oil would like to clarify that... Updated Apr 29, 2017 07:07am

NBP’s delay

I LIVE in the US and was in Karachi for two months for the sole purpose of getting a succession certificate for my... Updated Apr 29, 2017 07:07am

Mashal murder

THE mob involved in the brutal murder of Mashal Khan was Muslim as well as educated. Most of them were students or... Updated Apr 29, 2017 07:07am

Defence library

THE Defence Central Library, which is owned and managed by the Defence Housing Authority Karachi, is well-equipped... Updated Apr 29, 2017 07:07am