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  • JUI-F revs up its engines to launch ‘Azadi March’ from Karachi tomorrow

    KARACHI: Amid curbs in other three provinces, the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) is set to launch its ‘Azadi March’ on Sunday (tomorrow) from Karachi, where the Pakistan Peoples Party-led Sindh government appears friendlier since it “offers” the opposition party and its chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman all “possible assistance” throughout its journey in the province, it emerged on Friday...

    “Our Azadi March will begin from Karachi and...

  • Shell, Total, PSO fuel harms engines: Honda

    ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) said on Thursday it would investigate a complaint that fuel suppliers including local units of Shell and Total as well as Pakistan State Oil (PSO) had added manganese to their gasoline...

    Honda Motor Co’s Pakistan subsidiary, Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Ltd, filed the complaint, saying the additive appeared to be damaging engines in its vehicles...

  • GE to overhaul PIA aircraft engines

    ISLAMABAD: The General Electric (GE) entered into an agreement with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) here on Wednesday to overhaul and carry out maintenance of the engines of PIA Boeing aircraft...

    “PIA has played a critical role in developing the aviation sector in Pakistan and GE has been proud to support its efforts for more than 40 years now through the provision of advanced, fuel efficient engines, overhaul services,...

  • Train drivers press for engines with dynamic brake control system

    The passengers who had purchased tickets for Bolan Mail to travel to Karachi and Chaman by another train faced difficulties because the railway authorities did not inform them about cancellation of the trains...

    Dynamic brakes had been installed in four engines carrying trains to and from Quetta, Rawalpindi and Lahore...

  • Clearance of ATR engines lies with PIA, original manufacturers: Civil Aviation Authority

    Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said that it is "doing its best to assist" Pakistan International Airline (PIA) in evaluating the current condition of its ATR aircraft fleet, and the final decision lies with PIA and the original manufacturers (OEM) of the aircraft to determine whether its engines are cleared for operation or not...

    CAA Deputy Director General Nadeem Sharif Pasha stated in the letter, sent to PIA and dated...

  • Railways engines failed 3,700 times since January 2015

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Railways (PR) faced over 3,700 incidents of engine/locomotive failure in almost four and a half years (January 2015 to May 2019) on all of its routes with reasons including poor condition and lack of maintenance of locomotives either due lack of funds, technical staff or their training/capacity-building, Dawn has learnt...

    However, the railways controlled increasing number of locomotives’ failure over the years as...

  • Mystery surrounding age of Ranikot Fort may be resolved

    KARACHI: The Sindh government on Wednesday entered into an understanding with the Italian authorities to launch joint research activities in the fields of history and archaeology, especially in connection with the historical sites of Bhambhore and Ranikot, said a statement issued here...

    MoU signed with Italian officials for joint probe into Sindh history and archaeology“We have taken a great step forward towards knowing the age of...

  • Swedish university finds Arabic characters in Viking Age script

    Researchers working to recreate textile patterns for an exhibition in Sweden have discovered that the woven bands of silk in burial costumes found in Viking Age boatgraves contained inscription in Kufic, an ancient Arabic script...

    The Kufic characters were found in the Viking Age in mosaics on burial monuments and mausoleums, primarily in Central Asia...

  • The coming of age of a writer

    Tahmima Anam’s The Bones of Grace is the last in the trilogy that began with A Golden Age and was followed up by The Good Muslim...

    It is in the course of her research that Zubaida has to travel to Pakistan in search of a whale, and the dig brings out the first bones of grace as this prehistoric creature is dug from under the soil...

  • Senate body approves bill for increase in marriageable age for girls

    ISLAMABAD: Taking a U-turn on its decision from a fortnight ago, the Senate Standing Committee on Interior cleared a bill seeking an increase in the marriageable age for women to 18 with a majority vote...

    Moved by PPP Senator Sehar Kamran, The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill, 2017 suggests the minimum age women can be married be raised from 16 to 18...

  • PARENTING: NEW RULES FOR TECH-AGE KIDS

    According to her, and based on the number of her friends with multiple social media accounts, it is the norm in this community to allow middle-school age kids to have Snapchat and other social accounts despite that it is supposed to be restricted from those under the age of 13...

    Her curriculum for grades four to eight is called Connecting Wisely in the Digital Age...

  • Death-row convict’s age verification plea dismissed

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday dismissed death-row prisoner Shafqat Hussain’s petition seeking his age verification to avail the benefit of Juvenile Justice System Ordinance...

    Shafqat was arrested and sentenced to death by an anti-terrorism court in 2004 for kidnapping and killing a seven-year-old boy at an apartment building in Karachi where he worked as a guard...

  • Shafqat Hussain's age: IHC summons responses from Nawaz, Mamnoon, others

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday issued notices to President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and nine other parties, directing them to submit responses within 15 days in response to a petition calling for a judicial inquiry into the age of death row convict Shafqat Hussain...

    Hussain's counsel had submitted an application yesterday requesting a judicial inquiry to ascertain his client's age...

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