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  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    Riots also erupted in Hyderabad on September 30, 1988, when some miscreants fired indiscriminately in crowded areas, killing more than a hundred people, mostly Mohajirs...

  • Sri Lanka team to tour Pakistan in September in first visit since 2009 attack

    Sri Lanka's cricket board has approved a tour to Pakistan, eight years after a deadly militant attack on the team brought top international games in the country to a standstill, officials said on Monday...

    Leading cricket nations have shunned playing in Pakistan since the 2009 assault, in which gunmen ambushed the Sri Lankan team bus en route to the Lahore stadium, wounding at least seven players...

  • Zilhaj moon not sighted, Eidul Azha on September 13

    KARACHI: The first day of Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on September 13, Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced after no reports were received of credible sighting of the Zilhaj moon on Friday...

    "We have reached a consensus that the moon for Zilhaj was not sighted, and Eidul Azha will now be celebrated across the country on September 13," said the chairman of Ruet-i-Hilal Committee... ...

  • Trade deficit surges on, September data shows

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s trade deficit widened nearly 30 per cent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday...

    09 billion between July and September from $7bn over the previous year...

  • Education expenses up by 153pc in September

    KARACHI: The latest report of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) shows how costly education is in the country, with expenses witnessing a 153 per cent hike in September on a year-on-year basis...

    After house rent, education is the biggest contributor to CPI-based inflationThe Pakistan Education Statistic 2015-16 launched by the National Education Management Information System (NEMIS) — a subsidiary of the Ministry of Federal Education...

  • Petrol price raised for September

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Thursday increased the price of petrol by Rs2 per litre, however, the rates of other petroleum products remained unchanged for September...

    40, kerosene and light-diesel oil (LDO) at Rs44 per litre would be maintained for September...

  • A normal September

    SEPTEMBER has acquired a colloquial connotation of ruthlessness (sitamgar) in Pakistan, mainly due to the way political events have unfolded during this month over the years past...

    As in the past, this September too has a great deal of political and diplomatic frenzy in its fold: the Panama hangover is not yet over, the NA-120 by-election continues to heat up political debate on TV screens, and the BRICS declaration has revived...

  • Nawaz seat: Election in NA-120 to take place on September 17

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced the schedule for election in NA-120, which was left vacant after the disqualification of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif...

    According to the ECP schedule released on Tuesday, the election in NA-120 will take place on September 17, while candidates will be able to submit their nomination papers between August 10-12...

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