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Man arrested for sexually assaulting niece

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ISLAMABAD: A man who had allegedly sexually assaulted his nine-year-old niece in an Islamabad suburb last week has been arrested, police said on Saturday. The victim* and her family worked at a brick kiln near Sector I-16 and lived in makeshift quarters at the kiln. On March 29, the child’s father had lodged a complaint with […]


Climate oddities

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THE irregular pattern of snowfall in Murree and the wider Galiyat area is yet another sign that, slowly and perhaps irreversibly, our climate is changing. This is the first time in 39 years that snow has fallen in this area in the month of April; March also saw unusually warm temperatures followed by heavy snowfall. […]


BoD conferred additional charge to chairman

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ISLAMABAD – A spokesperson for Pakistan Television has clarified a news item that appeared in the section of the press on Friday stating that PTV Chairman Ata-ul-Haq  Qasmi self-assumed additional charge of PTV Managing Director (MD), as discussed by the Senate Standing Committee on Information, was inaccurate and unfounded. The spokesperson said that the post […]


Senate to celebrate Constitution Day tomorrow

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The Senate of Pakistan, under the leadership of Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani is going to celebrate constitution day on April, 10 to pay tributes to the founders of constitution and all those unsung heroes who offered sacrifices for strengthening the foundation of a democratic culture in the country and uphold the dignity of Parliament […]


Four young artists’ diverse work on display at Full Circle

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KARACHI: Art in a surreal world, is more of a dream- a dream for some and reality for others. Four young graduates of the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture (IVS), Rabia Khan, Jovita Alvares, Ayesha Naveed and Nimrah Nadeem, presented their works, ‘Quartet’, at Canvas Gallery Thursday evening. The collection comprised as many as […]