Gangapur: The vision of Sir Ganga Ram is dying FAISALABAD: Gangapur, one of the biggest and the most modern village of its time, is grappling with several problems due to constant negligence of the authorities. The village is located at Jaranwala Nankana Road, about 60 kilometres away from Faisalabad city. Sir Ganga Ram was born in […]

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Assumptions in the Panama verdict and beyond The Panama verdict starts with a sensational assumption that behind every great fortune is a crime. This assumption has been deduced from a quote attributed to Honoré de Balzac, which sets the tone for the dissenting opinion of the honourable judges, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Gulzar […]

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Six terrorists killed in air strike at Pak-Afghan border JAMRUD: At least six suspected terrorists were killed and as many injured in air strikes on their hideouts in the strategic Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency. Warplanes decimated at least two hideouts belonging to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the outlawed umbrella of terrorist outfits responsible for most […]

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The anti-poor bias of Karachi Circular Railway’s revival plan      KARACHI: On a warm April afternoon, Azeem Khan Goth – a settlement in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi – appears to cling to a rail yard, with tracks fanning out into a vast mesh of housing. Scattered piles of rubble and garbage, flecked with cow dung line the way. […]

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When participants unleashed power of words at Pakistan Poetry Slam LAHORE: Pakistanis are generally passionate about poetry but the walled city of Lahore recently buzzed with a different kind of mushaira when it hosted the second annual Pakistan Poetry Slam (PPS) 2017 at the famed Alhamra Arts Council this month. Unlike a traditional mushaira – a […]

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Alibaba’s group Jack Ma likely to visit Pakistan this year Chairman and Founder of Alibaba Group Jack Ma indicated his desire to visit Pakistan this year in a meeting with Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunication Anusha Rahman. The meeting, which took place on the sidelines of United Nations Conference on Trade and […]

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Pictures of the day: April 26, 2017 A fireman tries to extinguish a fire during a rally against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. PHOTO: REUTERS Sri Lankan participants control their bulls during a traditional cart race to mark the Sri Lanka National New Year in Homagama near Colombo. PHOTO: REUTERS Pakistani commuters drive […]

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The ultimate summer holiday packing list for girls You know you’ve been there…the thousand last-minute errands before you head off on your holiday. The organising, the waxing and wardrobe planning…as if planning the holiday wasn’t stressful enough! But don’t worry, we’re here to help – at least in the wardrobe department. Now that summer is […]

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I am not like Rahul or Raj in reality: Shah Rukh Khan It has been 25 years since Shah Rukh Khan has been ruling Bollywood. Having made his cinematic debut with Deewana in 1992, the star has acted in a plethora of films over the years. While one would imagine him to be confident about […]

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Thailand to have Michelin Guide Thailand will be the latest country to have a Michelin Guide, its state tourism agency said on Monday, taking its place on the culinary map just days after the authorities announced they would shut down Bangkok’s vibrant street food scene. The dining publication was introduced by the French tyre company […]

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