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  • Can CPEC weather Pakistan's political storm?

    In a highly partisan political environment, China reiterated its neutrality towards the internal affairs of the country by stating its resolve to abide by ‘a strategic cooperative partnership with Pakistan’...

    A statement on the subject mailed to Dawn by the Chinese Embassy reads, “It hopes that all parties and sections in Pakistan can prioritise state and national interests, properly deal with their domestic affairs, maintain unity...

  • Bad weather delays fourth day of Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test

    Overnight rain and poor light continued to mar the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, stopping the start of play on the fourth day on Saturday...

    The Test is the first in Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus killed eight people in March 2009, leading to the suspension of international cricket in the country as foreign teams refused to visit over security fears...

  • Pakistan face Slovenia today amid inclement weather

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan take on Slovenia in the Davis Cup Asia Oceania playoff starting here at the Pakistan Sports Complex on Friday amid inclement weather conditions in the federal capital...

    Meanwhile, the referee said while the weather in the federal capital was unpredictable the tie was most likely to happen on March 6-7...

  • PM Imran hopeful Pakistan's 'hot and dry' weather will mitigate virus threat

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday expressed the hope that Pakistan's "hot and dry" weather will help to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak, urging citizens to exercise social distancing and self-discipline...

    There is a difference of opinion, but some doctors say that the type of heat Pakistan experiences, that makes the virus lose its effectiveness [to spread]...

  • Chakwal’s historic public school converted into centre of excellence

    CHAKWAL: The Punjab government has converted Chakwal’s historic Government High School No 1 into centre of excellence which will be run by the Punjab Daanish Schools and Centres of Excellence Authority...

    However, the school teachers and district organiser of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf vowed to oppose the move to hand over the school to the authority...

  • 24 killed as bus falls into ravine near Chakwal

    CHAKWAL: At least 24 passengers died and 67 were injured when their bus fell into a ravine near Dhoke Pathan village on Pindigheb-Talagang Road on Wednesday night...

    Rescue 1122 ambulances parked at Talagang hospitals were the first to arrive at the scene of the tragedy, followed by an operation team from Chakwal that reached there about 40 minutes later...

  • Work on mega road projects in Chakwal hits snags

    CHAKWAL: When on September 6, 2012, the then prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf laid the foundation of the Mandra-Chakwal Road (63...

    25km) and Chakwal-Sohawa Road (70km), the people of the area took a sigh of relief as both the main arteries needed reconstruction on an urgent basis...

  • Raised as girls, Chakwal siblings turn out to be boys

    CHAKWAL: It is an awkward time for 25-year-old Shahbaz Qadeer and 13-year-old Waleed Ahmed, who a few weeks ago were Shabnam Qadeer and Walizah Qadeer...

    The local administration referred the matter to the District Headquarters Hospital Chakwal where a medical board also declared the siblings as male...

  • Grandeur of Chakwal’s pre-partition houses

    After crossing Chakwal’s major bazaar, the ‘Chhapar Bazaar’, one enters the narrow lanes of the historic Moti Bazaar...

    Professor Yasin Saddiqui, who migrated from India and settled in Chakwal, said: “One of the houses was owned by Jogindar Kumar Oberoy, a leading trader who shifted to Delhi along with his family on an aeroplane...

  • Ahmedis in a Chakwal village fear for their lives

    CHAKWAL: On a first visit, one only notices the calm which engulfs the sleepy village of Pichnand, located some 90 kilometres from the district capital, in Talagang tehsil...

    And walking through the quiet winding streets of the village, it is hard to tell that underneath the calm, simmer religious tensions with extremism on the rise in the Talagang tehsil, 45 kilometres from Chakwal...

  • Chakwal village still hostage to four decade-old enmity

    CHAKWAL: An enmity which started between two families in Chakwal in 1979 has laid siege to the village, where even vendors are not allowed in to sell their wares for security reasons...

    Maira was one of the more prosperous villages in Chakwal some years ago and had vast fertile agricultural land, which is now abandoned...

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