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Sifar ki Taraf to run at Napa till 27th

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KARACHI: There is no particular cohesive narrative to Sifar ki Taraf, a play held at the National Academy of Performing Arts on Friday. A conflicting mesh of what it is like to be human, the play, despite lacking a storyline, manages to keep the viewer interested with an array of arresting performances. Directed by Anjum […]

Nation salutes leprosy crusader

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KARACHI : With honours befitting a national hero, Dr Ruth Pfau’s body was interred in Karachi’s Gora Qabristan on Saturday. Dr Pfau was a founding member of the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC) and died on August 10 at the age of 87. The state funeral was in recognition of the German-Pakistani’s services to the country through […]

Faisal Mota’s appeal

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court has not set aside the death sentence of Faisal Mehmood alias Mota in the 2011 murder case of TV journalist Wali Khan Babar, but ordered rehearing of his appeal against the trial court’s order. The order issued by the Larkana bench of the Sindh High Court on Aug 16 said […]

Alarm bells as first Congo fever patient emerges

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RAWALPINDI: Days ahead of Eidul Azha, a 52-year-old man was confirmed to have been suffering from the dreaded Congo virus. Allah Bakhsh a resident of Attock was moved to isolation ward at the Holy Family Hospital (HFH) after doctors received reports from National Institute of Health (NIH) confirming that he was suffering from the Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever […]