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  • Acquiring gas connection in Swabi is not so easy

    SWABI: Acquiring gas connection is an uphill task for the consumers who are made to use all means, legal or illegal, to get one, but to no avail...

    Consumers told Dawn on Friday that they had applied for the gas connections years back but had yet to get one for unknown reasons...

  • Wahab Shah – dancing to entertain, create emotional connection

    LAHORE: Wahab Shah Dance Company, an institute for learning various forms of dance here, has been invited by the Natya Ballet Centre to perform at the Natya Ballet Dance Festival in New Delhi, said an ecstatic Wahab Shah, contemporary dancer and the brains behind the dance company...

    The festival will be held from Dec 1 to 3 at the Sangeet Natak Akademi in association with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations...

  • The Kenyan Connection: Drug bust exposes new heroin route

    “This case is a big test for cooperation between Kenya and any government that wants to work here,” said a law enforcement officer concerned at the faltering progress in the case...

    “The East Africa region has become a transit route for heroin,” said Hamisi Massa, who heads Kenya's Anti Narcotics Unit...

  • Arrests made in connection with Safoora carnage: Nisar

    KARACHI: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that “three to four arrests” have been made in connection with the Safoora Goth carnage and during their interrogation those responsible for the tragedy have come into focus, but it will be premature to say that “we have reached the real culprits”...

    He said some important operational decisions had been taken for restoring peace in Karachi...

  • Protest held in connection with world tobacco day

    ISLAMABAD: A number of events were held in the federal capital in connection with the World No Tobacco Day to be observed on May 31...

    Nadeem Iqbal, the executive coordinator for The Network for Consumer Protection which organised the protest, said according to a recent report almost every nine out of 10 adults considered smoking injurious to health but still 29 per cent smokers in Pakistan started smoking before the age of 17...

  • Police detain 50 in connection with Karachi knife attacks

    Police have arrested 50 suspects in connection with an ongoing investigation into attacks on women in Karachi's Gulistan-e-Jauhar and Gulshan-e-Iqbal areas by the notorious "knife-man", Dawn reported on Friday...

    He was arrested from Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for questioning soon after...

  • ANF seeks Hanif Abbasi's financial history in connection with ephedrine case

    PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi on Thursday moved the Lahore High Court after the Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) sent him a fresh notice for detailed financial records as part of the watchdog's investigation in the 2012 ephedrine case...

    Hanif has been directed by ANF to provide his own as well as his family’s financial details for the watchdog to determine his alleged involvement in the sale of ephedrine, a regulated chemical, to narcotics...

  • PPP’s Nasser Bagh protest: Sharifs targeted for ‘power fiasco, Indian connection’

    LAHORE: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khurshid Shah lashed out at the rulers for what he said hurting national interest and democracy for their personal gains as the Pakistan People’s Party set up a protest camp against loadshedding here on Thursday...

    You conspired against Pakistani institutions just for wealth!” he said and urged the masses to donate Re1 daily “to satiate the lust of the Sharifs for wealth...

  • TRADE: THE CHINESE CONNECTION

    Take, for example, The Great Wall — a monster movie starring Matt Damon set in the past when the world had yet to discover gunpowder...

    Although The Great Wall — produced at 150 million dollars — was a critical and commercial failure (it tallied 330 million dollars worldwide with a mere 45 million dollars in North America), the movie speaks volumes for the exponentially-growing Chinese film market, where it made 170 million...

  • LUMS denies arrest of student in connection to Indian airbase attack

    "Earlier, Dawn reported that three suspects, including a student of a private university, were picked up by law-enforcement agencies in connection with the recent attack on an airbase in India...

    Indian intelligence agencies had shared five cellphone numbers with Pakistani security agencies in connection with the Pathankot attack...

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