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    Baysabar Karachi Se Lahore Lyrics To Silent

  • Classic lyrics of Nobel literature laureate Bob Dylan

    Following is a sampling of Dylan’s classic lyrics:Blowin’ In The Wind, 1963How many years can a mountain existBefore it’s washed to the sea?Yes, ‘n’ how many years can some people existBefore they’re allowed to be free?Yes, ‘n’ how many times can a man turn his headPretending he just doesn’t see?The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the windThe answer is blowin’ in the windA Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall, 1963Oh, who did you meet, my blue-eyed...

  • Sindh silent over police plea to enlist Karachi mayor in fourth schedule

    KARACHI: The Sindh home ministry has preferred to keep silent over a recent recommendation made by the city police that mayor Waseem Akhtar be enlisted in the fourth schedule, it emerged on Monday...

    The deputy inspector general of police, East Zone Karachi, had recently recommended to the senior authorities in the police, the recommendation later sent to the home ministry, that Waseem Akhtar, the mayor of Karachi, be enlisted in the...

  • Big Ben falls silent for four years of renovation work

    LONDON: The “Big Ben” bell in the British parliament’s famous clock tower tolled for the last time on Monday before it ceased its regular bongs for four years while renovation work is carried out...

    The bongs will sound for events such as New Year’s Eve celebrations but the four-year length of the outage has caused consternation among British politicians
  • After Las Vegas massacre, Trump silent on gun control

    President Donald Trump condemned the massacre of at least 59 Las Vegas concert goers as an "act of pure evil" on Monday, but refrained from addressing calls for gun control or the motives for the worst mass shooting in recent US history...

    Delivering televised remarks, Trump tried to offer consolation and called for unity — an act that has become a grim rite of passage for modern US presidents
  • Qatar stays silent

    DUBAI: Qatar is keeping quiet about the American and Swiss raids that have rocked FIFA and thrown another unwelcome spotlight on the tiny Gulf nation’s hosting of the 2022 World Cup...

    The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, which is leading Qatar’s development of World Cup venues and other projects, has so far declined repeated requests to comment since the investigations became public on Wednesday
  • NA speaker says he is silent because of his office

    MUZAFFARABAD: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said on Thursday he was exercising restraint in keeping with his position and cautioned that his silence should not be misconstrued as weakness...

    “I have pledged to uphold the prestige and sanctity of the office I am holding
  • Sri Lanka accused of waging ‘silent war’ as Tamil land is appropriated by army

    SIX years after the end of Sri Lanka’s long and bloody civil war, a “silent” conflict is being waged across the island, with tens of thousands of government troops continuing to occupy the north and east and the army expanding its property developments on land belonging to displaced Tamils, a new report claims...

    “Six years later, a silent war continues under a different guise,” says the report, ‘The Long Shadow of War: the Struggle...

  • Russia silent on when Iran oil-for-goods deal starts

    GELENDZHIK: Russian officials said on Monday it was too soon to say when an oil-for-goods deal with Iran would start, contradicting a report that Moscow had already begun delivering grain under such an arrangement...

    The deal could help Moscow, which faces Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, strengthen its foothold in Iran
  • Why is Suu Kyi silent on the plight of Rohingya people?

    WHEN thousands of Rohingya people from Myanmar were discovered floating in boats on the south-east Asian seas much of the world was understandably gripped by this unfolding human tragedy...

    Voices of anger were raised; something had to be done to end the suffering, to help those men, women and children in need
  • Why is Suu Kyi silent?

    Where is revolutionary leader and human-rights champion Aung San Suu Kyi? Why is she keeping silent over the gruesome persecution of Rohingya Muslims? Are they not Burmese? Are they not human beings? Have they infiltrated into Myanmar by crossing its borders overnight? She should return the Nobel Peace Prize as she is no more worthy of the title...

  • GENDER POLITICS: THE SILENT SUFFERERS

    Mahira* had just begun her new job at a well-known shipping company in Karachi when she noticed something...

    “I would be asked to fly to Lahore from Islamabad at two in the morning without prior notice...

  • Govt stays silent as tides swallow up parts of coastal village

    KARACHI: Threatened by a sea that is fast devouring their land, the residents of Damb, a small seaside village in Sonmiani, Balochistan’s Lasbela district, have urged the government to take immediate measures for securing the coast...

    A team of the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) experts from Karachi, however, visited the area and collected information and data about the erosion...

  • Twin cities fall silent due to weekend heat wave

    ISLAMABAD: Temperatures in Islamabad and Rawalpindi hit 45?C and 46?C on Sunday, leading many of the cities’ residents to stay off the roads for most of the day...

    According to Met Office representative Rashid Bilal, the temperature in Zero Point, Islamabad, hit 45?C by 4pm
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