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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • Shahlyla Baloch, Pakistan’s ‘best woman footballer ever’, dies in car crash

    It was a practice match against the boys team of her club Balochistan United ahead of the 2014 National Women’s Championship yet the pint-sized Pakistan international striker was showing the full repertoire of her skills...

    Shahlyla, inarguably the best woman footballer Pakistan has produced, passed away in the early hours of Thursday morning after a car crash at the age of just 20...

  • Pakistan's Japanese-dominated car market poised for new entrants

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's car market has been dominated by Japanese automakers for decades, but a mini-economic revival looks set to attract new players from Europe and Korea into the mix...

    Despite heavy taxation on imported vehicles, enthusiasm for owning a car in Pakistan has remained undented ? thanks in part to underdeveloped public transport in the country's sprawling cities, but also the social status it brings...

  • A car-unfriendly Pakistan? Yes, that's how you make livable cities

    A recent piece I wrote on the transactions ban on non-filers and its impact on car buyers, as well as on the housing market, generated a series of interesting responses...

    Some of us would like non-filers to be kept away from the privilege of owning a car, while others pointed out the exploitative state of our local automobile industry...

  • Car bombing leaves 34 dead in Ankara

    ANKARA: A car bomb ripped through a busy square in central Ankara on Sunday, killing 34 people and wounding 125, officials said, the latest in a spate of attacks to hit Turkey...

    The attack comes weeks after the city was hit by a suicide car bombing on Feb 17 targeting the military that killed 29 people, claimed by a dissident faction of the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)...

  • Govt looking for ways to take back bulletproof car from ex-CJ

    ISLAMABAD: The government has approached the attorney general office for exploring the possibility of seeking relief from the Supreme Court as well as taking steps for the early disposal of its intra-court appeal (ICA) against the Jan 15, 2014, Islamabad High Court direction for the provision of a bulletproof official car to former chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry...

    Written by the law minister, a letter addressed...

  • Throwing acid on IIUI staff’s car being probed

    On March 14, acid was thrown on the car of Assistant Professor at the Physics department Dr Mumtaz, who was not in his car when the incident happened...

    According to a source, one side of the car and its rear has been damaged which also caused fear among the faculty members...

  • Bomb defused at vintage car rally

    LANDI KOTAL: The security forces on Friday detained six local journalists and a Landi Kotal Press Club employee for interrogation after a remote-controlled explosive device was found attached to a reporter’s vehicle during the National Vintage Car Rally...

    A journalist along with a khasadar official had spotted a ‘suspicious object’ fitted to the rear of the car of private TV channel correspondent Khalil Afridi when the media was busy...

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