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  • Lower Bari Doab Canal project operational

    THE Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Investment Programme Project-1 on the Lower Bari Doab command area on River Ravi will be completed on June 30...

    “At least 275,000 rural households deriving their livelihood from crops grown in the Lower Bari Doab command area (LBDC) command area will be beneficiaries of the remodeling, up-gradation and rehabilitation of the barrage, the LBDC canal and its distributaries,” says a senior consultant of...

  • Talat tipped to replace Bari as Pakistan manager

    LAHORE: Former Test batsman Talat Ali is likely be the next manager of the Pakistan team which will tour the West Indies from next month, well-informed sources told Dawn on Tuesday...

    Talat will replace former Test captain Wasim Bari, who has been relieved after being team manager during Pakistan’s last three series — against the West Indies in UAE, followed by tours of New Zealand and Australia...

  • 'Sab Se Bari Jang' launched

    It happened on Saturday evening when a book detailing the movement for freedom of expression of 1977-78 titled Sab Se Bari Jang, written and compiled by eminent journalist and poet Ahfazur Rehman, was launched at the Arts Council...

    He lamented that today there were elements in the media which kept repeating Pakistan’s national narrative (qaumi bayanyey) but conveniently ignored the workers’ movements in the past or the Hari tehreek...

  • Bari lauds Malik’s timely decision

    KARACHI: Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Wasim Bari lauded Shoaib Malik’s decision to call it a day from Test cricket while saying the all-rounder has set a perfect precedent for other cricketers to emulate...

    “I think Malik has taken the proper route since he must have felt uncomfortable in a format which he hadn’t played for five years prior to this series,” Bari told Dawn shortly after Malik has announced retirement during the ongoing...

  • The bustling shrine of Bari Imam

    At the foot of the Margalla Hills, the shrine of Bari Imam, Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Kazmi, attracts devotees from across the country...

    Bari Imam Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Kazmi came to this area in the 1600s...

  • Kohistan video case: Girls declared alive by SC had actually been killed, says Bari

    The mystery surrounding the killing of four girls and two men from Kohistan took another turn on Friday after rights activist Farzana Bari claimed that the girls, who were declared alive during the Supreme Court suo motu hearing, were dead...

    Bari, who also heads the Gender Studies department at Quaid-i-Azam University, was included in the fact finding mission dispatched to Kohistan by the Supreme Court to inquire about the wellbeing...

  • Lack of experienced players makes for challenging England tour: Bari

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan Test captain and chief selector Wasim Bari reckons the national team’s tour to England will be a challenging one since the teams lacks in experience and adjusting to conditions will be tough for the youngsters...

    Terming the tour as a short one, Wasim told Dawn that there should’ve been at least three Tests against England and since there are only two Tests, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should have tried...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • News channels go off air, Facebook and YouTube blocked in parts of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday afternoon issued a notification prohibiting live coverage of the operation to end the Faizabad sit-in, following which most private news channels were taken off-air in Islamabad and other parts of the country...

    "This channel is suspended on orders of Pemra," read a message appearing on multiple news channels...

  • NEWS BRIEF : Intikhab appointed Pakistan team manager

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain and coach Intikhab Alam was on Monday appointed Pakistan cricket team manager after Naveed Akram Cheema stepped down due to his appointment as chairman of the Federal Public Service Commission...

    Sources told Dawn that Intikhab’s appointment was made after Cheema had confirmed to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) that he will be unable to travel with the national team for its tour of Zimbabwe which...

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