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 Victims of October Earthquake Vaccinated Against Polio . Secretary-General Kofi Annan (left, second row) and President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf (in white baseball cap) along with their spouses observe a child victim of the October earthquake being va
2014-10-24, BBC News
24 October 2014 Last updated at 02:27 BST The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years. Pakistan is the only country...
 
South China Morning Post: The scion of Pakistan's leading political dynasty, emerging from the shadow of his mother, former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, seven years after she was assassinated, has vowed to resurrect her party's flagging fortunes. In the first interview since his...
Khaleej Times: He is alleged to have indulged in series of criminal activities for past several years including target killings. Police on Saturday arrested the main accused in the EdhiCentre robbery Karachi’s Korangi area. The search for the suspects has...
Khaleej Times: Cricketer-turned politician says will continue his anti-government protest movement by holding a massive show of strength in Islamabad on November 30. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that he won’t leave the Islamabad sit-in...
The Times of India: Younis Khan scored his second century in the first Test against Australia at Dubai on Saturday to become the highest hundred-maker for Pakistan. The 36-year-old overtook Inzamam-ul-Haq after scoring his 26th ton in the first game of the two-Test series. When...
South China Morning Post: When people or things go in different directions, they are said to "scatter". Some of the most extreme scattering occurs when a bomb goes off in a busy street, killing, maiming and causing havoc. In his debut novel, The Scatter Here is Too Great , Bilal...
The Siasat Daily: Karachi, October 25: Pakistan’s former captain, Shoaib Malik has come under scrutiny for his bowling action in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy first class tournament. Although still to be officially reported to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) by the match...
The Siasat Daily: Hyderabad, October 24: An anti-terrorist court (ATC) in Pakistan today acquitted a co-accused in the 2002 kidnapping and murder case of US journalist Daniel Pearl for lack of evidence. During a trial inside the Hyderabad central jail, Qari Hashim was acquitted...
BBC News: The sacking of Pakistani Taliban (TTP) spokesman Shahidullah Shahid for supporting Islamic State is the latest sign of divisions in an already fragmented militant movement. Over the years Pakistan's insurgents have spawned a bewildering array of splinter...
noodls: (Source: Cricket Australia) All the numbers from a gripping day three Statistical highlights from day three of the first Test between Australia and Pakistan at Dubai 99 - The number of balls Australia took to hit their first boundary on day three, after...
The Irish Times: Nothing I wrote was up to the task of capturing this ruinously mad city.” A character in Bilal Tanweer’s debut novel details the frustrations of an aspiring writer. Now a sub-editor, he finds solace in “the continual relief of completing small tasks”. Where...
The Telegraph India: Macau: Anirban Lahiri struggled in extremely windy conditions through his first nine holes before steadying himself to end with a two-over 73 that saw him lose the lead and be at tied fourth, at the midway stage of the Macau Open on Friday. Chennai: Rattled by...
The Guardian: Projects from Pakistan to Tanzania are showing how mobile money is facilitating both access to finance and to healthcare ...
noodls: (Source: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation) EnvironmentExcellence Awards Ceremony. 24-Oct-2014 CommissionerKarachiShoaib AhmedSiddiqui and Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhter Farooqui said we all should make joint efforts for improving environment and...
The Independent: One of the men suspected of being involved in the murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl has been released by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan. Mr Pearl, who was South Asia...