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    1St Level Of Hell Islamabad

  • O level and A level exams get under way in city

    KARACHI: Students appearing for their O level and A level papers this week faced both nervousness and excitement on Tuesday, the first day of exams...

    Hazeela Tahir, an O level student who appeared for her first year history paper, said she was glad that it went very well...

  • Water level at Khanpur Dam just 20ft above dead level

    TAXILA: The water level at Khanpur Dam has dropped drastically to just 20 feet above the ‘dead level’, forcing authorities to further curtail water supply to Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for civic purposes and irrigation...

    If the water level does not increase in the next couple of weeks, authorities fear that the Capital Development Board in Islamabad and the Rawalpindi Cantonment Board may be asked to ration water......

  • Migrants sold into slavery in Libya tell of 'total hell'

    Survivors of slave auctions in Libya have described a “total hell” that they wouldn't wish on their “worst enemy” as global outrage grows over footage showing migrants being sold off in the war-torn country...

    “It was total hell in Libya,” said Maxime Ndong, one of 250 migrants flown back to Cameroon on Tuesday night...

  • CINEMASCOPE: HELL AND BACK

    If you had watched this prequel to The Conjuring (2013) and Annabelle (2014), you may not have expected Annabelle: Creation to be worth your time...

    After all, Annabelle was quite disappointing, especially for fans of its excellent predecessor
  • Front seat: Escape from hell

    “Welcome to Asia,” says Hammond (Pierce Brosnan) as he shakes hands with American engineer Jack Dwyer (Owen Wilson), who along with his wife  Annie (Lake Bell) and young daughters Lucy (Sterling Jerins) and Beeze (Claire Geare) has moved to a country in South Asia in search of a new beginning...

    It is fitting how Hammond simply describes this unnamed country as Asia — as if all nations in the world’s largest continent, from Afghanistan...
  • My 10 days of hell at a Lahore public hospital

    It's worth asking then who will ensure that specialists at a public hospital in Pakistan actually take out time to visit patients instead of focusing on their private practice?Also, who will ensure that bureaucratic red-tape is minimised at the public hospitals so that people have access to speedy health facilities?And while the prime minister of the country has the luxury and the resources to travel to London to deal with his own health...

  • The hell of harassment

    In the eyes of many, the offices of Pakistan are filled with lecherous bosses...

    All too often, working women have tales of their perversions: the lesser ones include gaze and glance, the occasional grope, the unwanted text message, the innuendo; the bigger ones include invitations to meet outside the office, over lunch or dinner — with plum assignments, promotions, job security and professional reputations hanging in the balance
  • Witnesses describe 'hell' of Taiwan water park blast

    TAIPEI: Witnesses described the scene at a Taiwan water park as “hell” after a ball of fire ripped through a crowd, with authorities putting the number of injured at more than 500 on Sunday, almost 200 of them seriously...

    One male student who sustained minor injuries described the scene as “hell”...

  • Going to Pakistan is like 'going to hell', says Indian defence minister

    SRINAGAR: India's Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday told a rally that “going to Pakistan is the same as going to hell”, as Indian security forces killed five protesters and injured 10 others on Tuesday...

    In a speech on Monday, Modi accused Pakistan of committing atrocities in its own province of Baluchistan, escalating a war of words that Islamabad said was intended to divert attention from the troubles in...

  • Sri Lanka's Perera eyes Lord's return after doping hell

    LONDON: For someone who has spent six agonising months on the sidelines battling doping allegations, Sri Lankan Kusal Perera cannot think of a better place for his return than the hallowed turf of Lord's in the third and final test against England on Thursday...

    The 25-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman was sent home from the tour of New Zealand in December after it was announced he had failed a drugs test last July
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