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Herald2015-07-03
Dawn: - Illustration by Zehra Nawab When I was a boy, I had a ‘family teacher’ who came to our house. This gentleman taught several of my cousins, my siblings and me for years. He was a hard-working man, not sparing the rod (or electric wire for that matter) and...
The Siasat Daily: Karachi, July 03: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has lashed out at the Punjab Government over the...
Dawn: The sun’s heat, absence of sea breeze, lack of monsoon rains and the effects of a miserable power and water infrastructure for Karachi's residents totalled into the terrible disaster last week. The lack of awareness on prevention of heat-related...
The Siasat Daily: Karachi, July 03: Afghanistan has reportedly summoned Pakistan's ambassador in Kabul, Abrar Hussain, to register formal protest against a recent...
Dawn: KARACHI: The SindhHigh Court on Thursday directed the Federal Investigation Agency to file its comments on a petition of the wife of Khalid Shamim, a recently arrested key suspect in the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Dr Imran Farooq, against his...
Yahoo Daily News: Shanghai, July 3 (IANS) It's not possible for China to surround India in a 'string of pearls' bases as has been stated by some commentators, according to a top PLA naval official. Senior Captain Wei XiaoDong, chief of staff at the Shanghai Naval...
Dawn: ISLAMABAD: Blood test reports have confirmed that a 27-year-old Afghan national admitted to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) is suffering from CongoCrimeanHaemorrhagic Fever (CCHF). A doctor at the hospital requesting anonymity said the...
The Siasat Daily: July 03: Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi’s lawyers today cross-examined two witnesses in a Pakistani anti-terrorism court, including the owner of a local company that had sold eight Yamaha boat engines to one of the facilitators of the 2008...
Yahoo Daily News: Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) Five people have died due to a heatwave in Pakistan's Singh province, but authorities have lifted an emergency as the heatwave...
Dawn: KARACHI: The FederalInvestigationAgency (FIA) on Thursday arrested three former senior officials of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and a caterer who allegedly caused millions of rupees loss to the exchequer during their service. A statement issued by the...
Dawn: ISLAMABAD: If the investigation into the attacks on Nato fuel tankers is to be believed, the Iraq war of 2003 was the motivation for the attacks on Nato convoys in Pakistan. Indeed, those convicted for torching oil tankers carrying supplies for Nato troops in...
Dawn: KARACHI: The SindhEnvironmental Protection Agency (Sepa) has asked the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) to stop roads construction and repair at different sites and seek its approval for the work, sources told Dawn on Thursday. In case of non-compliance, legal...
Dawn: KARACHI: A sessions court reserved on Thursday its order on an application of a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader seeking registration of a case pertaining to deaths from heatstroke against the provincial government. PTI leader ImranIsmail moved an application...
Dawn: KARACHI: Sindh health authorities on Thursday announced five more deaths in the province — four in Karachi and one in Tando Allahyar — as it formally lifted the ‘heatwave emergency’ it had imposed earlier. All available resources were put forward to deal with...