Thursday, April 17, 2014
DAWN

Ministers don’t appreciate ‘value’ of food

ISLAMABAD: Members of the federal cabinet don’t usually miss any opportunity they get to remind the people that...

I-11’s ‘rightful’ land owners seek possession

Judge asks slum dwellers’ counsel to produce documents justifying their occupation of the land

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Ex-UC nazim held for smuggling narcotics

ISLAMABAD: A former union council (UC) nazim of Hangu was arrested along with an official of the levies, while...

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10 teachers booked for leaking exam paper

The accused will be tried for criminal breach of trust under Pakistan Penal Code

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Filmmaker exposes flaws of forced marriages

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) aired ‘Poles Apart’, a documentary based on the menace of forced marriages, on Wednesday.

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APP chief being appointed ‘against court orders’

ISLAMABAD: Despite restraining orders from the Islamabad High Court (IHC), the information ministry has reportedly...

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Committees formed to inspect Metro Bus construction sites

The teams will ensure that safety standards are observed during the work

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Metro events

performanceA performance by ‘Istanbul Historical Turkish Music Society titled ‘Semazen – Whirling Dervishes’...

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Three killed in Taxila

TAXILA: Three people were killed in different parts of Taxila on Wednesday. In the first incident, a man was killed...

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Youth commits suicide; man killed

RAWALPINDI: A student shot himself outside his house in the limits of Saddar Bairooni police while a 65-year-old man...

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PEC fails to implement policy on grace marks

RAWALPINDI: Had the Punjab Examination Commission (PEC) given grace marks, more than 100 students of class eight...

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MD Pepco confirms Iesco official’s suspension for corruption

ISLAMABAD: The managing director (MD) of Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco), Zargham Eshaq Khan, on Wednesday,...

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Police claim arrest of all rapists

SAHIWAL: The district police claim to have arrested all the nominated men in a gang-rape case at village...

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Taxila struggles with proper waste disposal

TAXILA: Proper solid waste management has become increasingly difficult for the residents of Taxila, as the...

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Focal persons to be held if dengue larva found

FAISALABAD: The district government has decided to arrest focal persons of public and private entities if dengue...

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‘Graft’ prompts bridge work suspension

TOBA TEK SINGH: The construction of Harappa-Kamalia bridge on the Ravi has been suspended for the last four months...

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Seminar calls for new ideas to solve education crisis

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday said as many as 25 million children in Pakistan were out of school...

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