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Traffic jam at main arteries of Karachi as PM visits
1st July 2015 Traffic jam at main arteries of Karachi as PM visits
KARACHI: Traffic jam on the main arteries is expected in the city as the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has arrived on a day-long visit. All routes to the CM House have been blocked as meeting regarding load shedding...
Prolonged Load shedding irks people of Punjab
1st July 2015 Prolonged Load shedding irks people of Punjab
LAHORE: People across Punjab continue to suffer due to prolonged power outages amid scorching heat in the province. Major cities have been facing up to 8-hour while small villages have been suffering from 12-hour load shedding with no...
THE RUPEE: minor changes
1st July 2015 THE RUPEE: minor changes
Slight changes were seen on the money market on Tuesday, as the rupee fluctuated modestly versus the dollar in the process of trading, dealers said. The rupee inched up one-paisa in terms of dollar for buying and selling...
Pakistan’s anti-terror fight enters new phase despite rights fears
30th June 2015 Pakistan’s anti-terror fight enters new phase despite rights fears
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s army is preparing for a final push in the coming weeks in its fight against militants, but there are concerns that rights are being rolled back in the name of defeating terror. A year on from...
KU researchers to help Somalia in rehabilitation of barren & saline land
30th June 2015 KU researchers to help Somalia in rehabilitation of barren & saline land
KARACHI: Scientists from Somalia have requested their counter parts from Pakistan’s Karachi University to assist them in the rehabilitation of the barren and saline regions of Somalia by using latest technology so that the fodder for the livestock...
Saeed Ajmal determined to prove critics wrong
29th June 2015 Saeed Ajmal determined to prove critics wrong
ISLAMABAD: Off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has said that his career has not finished and he would prove his critics wrong. “The people who are saying I am finished and a spent force are wrong.These are the same people who...
PAT Chief arrives in Lahore
29th June 2015 PAT Chief arrives in Lahore
LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri reached Allama Iqbal International Airport this morning, Aaj News reported. Earlier the PAT chief had arrived in Dubai from London on a foreign airline flight. PAT leaders and workers...
THE RUPEE: rates firm
29th June 2015 THE RUPEE: rates firm
The rupee almost retained its levels against the dollar on the money market during the week, ended on Saturday June 27, 2015. In the interbank market, the rupee inched up by three paisas versus the dollar for buying...
Pakistan 67 runs ahead in Sri Lanka Test
28th June 2015 Pakistan 67 runs ahead in Sri Lanka Test
COLOMBO: Pakistan were 244 for 4 in their second innings at lunch on the fourth day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday, a lead of 67 runs. Azhar Ali was unbeaten on 85...
Mass funeral for unclaimed victims of deadly Pakistan heatwave
27th June 2015 Mass funeral for unclaimed victims of deadly Pakistan heatwave
KARACHI: Pakistani welfare volunteers on Friday held a mass funeral for 50 victims of Karachi’s worst heatwave in decades, whose bodies had gone unclaimed. More than 1,000 people have died as a result of days of scorching temperatures...
Peshawar bomb suspect detained in Italy
27th June 2015 Peshawar bomb suspect detained in Italy
ROME: A Pakistani accused of organising a 2009 bomb attack on a Peshawar market that killed more than 130 people, has been detained in Italy, police said Friday. Siyar Khan, 36, who is also suspected of involvement in...
THE RUPEE: rising trend
27th June 2015 THE RUPEE: rising trend
A rising trend was seen on the money market on Friday as the rupee managed to recover more ground against the dollar, dealers said. The rupee almost held the overnight levels against the dollar for buying and selling...
NA’s performance
27th June 2015 NA’s performance
The National Assembly met for only 108 sittings against the 130 required by its Rules of Procedure. When it did meet,  it was only for an average of three hours Editorial Democracy is good for Pakistan provided it...
Shoaib Malik- First Pakistani to score 5000 runs in T20 format
26th June 2015 Shoaib Malik- First Pakistani to score 5000 runs in T20 format
WEB DESK: Pakistani Batsman Shoaib Malik is the first Pakistani to join an elite club exclusive to 12 members by scoring 5000 runs in T20 format. He was playing for the Caribbean Cricket League in West India. All...
IK lashes out against MQM
25th June 2015 IK lashes out against MQM
KARACHI: BBC does not present any report without investigation, said Imran Khan, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief. “It is really a point to ponder for the government. Prompt action should be taken against MQM.” He also accused PML-N for the...
Understanding your summer lawn
25th June 2015 Understanding your summer lawn
by Sarah Ahmed What do you know about the lawn joda you wear? Here are a few fun facts about your favourite summer cloth. Lawn cloth or simply lawn is a lightweight, sheer cloth known for its semi-transparency,...
Opting out of budget debate
25th June 2015 Opting out of budget debate
Editorial Of all the legislation, parliaments do the most crucial is the passage of the annual budget. That the Opposition in the parliament would let the government pass the federal budget without offering it the obligated resistance is...
Pakistan in the Asian Century
25th June 2015 Pakistan in the Asian Century
BR Research They are calling it the Asian Century. With China and India poised to take back the centre stage of world economy in less than two decades, the winds of change in the region have already long...
THE RUPEE: minor changes
25th June 2015 THE RUPEE: minor changes
Slight fluctuations were seen in the value of the rupee versus the dollar on the money market on Wednesday, they said. The rupee gained four-paisa against the dollar for buying at Rs 101.78 and Rs 101.80 respectively, dealers...
K-Electric not responsible for deaths, Khursheed Shah
24th June 2015 K-Electric not responsible for deaths, Khursheed Shah
KARACHI: Blaming K-Electric is not the solution of  the problem, said Leader of the Opposition, Khursheed Shah in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Aaj News reported. Holding the incumbent Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government responsible for the deaths,...
Deadly heat wave: Public holiday announced in Sindh today
24th June 2015 Deadly heat wave: Public holiday announced in Sindh today
KARACHI: Following the deadly heat wave and worst load shedding that has killed more than 700 people in Karachi; the provincial government in Sindh has announced a public holiday on Wednesday, Aaj News reported. At least 770 people...
Paramilitaries kill 10 militants in Karachi
24th June 2015 Paramilitaries kill 10 militants in Karachi
KARACHI: Pakistan’s paramilitary forces on late Tuesday gunned down at least 10 militants in two encounters in suburban areas of the sprawling southern city of Karachi, an official said. The paramilitary rangers were acting on an intelligence tip...
Karachi heatwave death toll soars to 800
24th June 2015 Karachi heatwave death toll soars to 800
The death toll due to the punishing heatwave continues to soar in the metropolis as it has claimed as many as 800 lives so far, health and rescue officials said. Attributing the unprecedented casualties to deadly heatwaves, Provincial...
Right planning is the premise of progress
24th June 2015 Right planning is the premise of progress
Federal Minister of Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has made a profound observation with regard to criticality of electricity on election outcomes. According to him, PML-N can only win the next election if it can provide electricity to...
Attack on Afghan parliament
24th June 2015 Attack on Afghan parliament
Editorial It is almost given that as snow melts opening space for wider conflict there is noticeable spike in Taliban attacks on the government positions. But the stridency their annual spring offensive acquired this year is unprecedented. After...
Killing heat strikes Karachi
23rd June 2015 Killing heat strikes Karachi
Karachi has been under a hot spell which taken over 450 lives. Emergency has been declared in the city. The Medical and Health Services Department of KMC has asked those fasting to use more and more water and...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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