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  • Chances to solve Siachen, Sir Creek disputes missed: Shyam Saran

    Releasing his book — How India Sees the World: Kautilya to the 21st Century — here on Wednesday, Mr Saran also described the ‘missed opportunity’ to solve the Sir Creek dispute...

    The setback came as the crucial meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) was held on the eve of India-Pakistan defence secretary-level talks in May 2006, where the draft agreement that had been approved by the Indian army and other stakeholders was...

  • Fire engulfs cargo vessels along Dubai creek

    The fire began in the afternoon along the Dubai Creek, sending thick black smoke billowing above the Mideast commercial hub’s densely packed Deira district, which is home to hotels, office buildings and gold and spice bazaars popular with tourists...

    The Dubai Creek is a saltwater inlet of the Persian Gulf coursing through the old core of the city that remains an active trading port...

  • Admiral Zakaullah observes exercise in Sir Creek

    KARACHI: Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah visited the Sir Creek area on Sunday to observe activities and events of Pakistan Navy’s ongoing Seaspark 2015 exercise...

    Owing to the intricate nature of the terrain, Sir Creek is being defended by the Pak Marine Force...

  • 300 villages hit by fury of water in Lala Creek

    The riverine belt (katcha) and ‘pakka katcha’ where an offshoot of river Indus ? Lala Creek ? flows along western borders of Layyah city, washed away crops on thousands of acres and hundreds of villages...

    The 30-mile Lala Creek flows through Tehsil Layyah from Shaadu Khan Union Council to Dholwala irrigation system in Bhakkari Ahmed Khan UC...

  • Bruised bottlenose dolphin rescued in Gharo creek

    THATTA: Some villagers attacked with sticks one of a pair of bottlenose dolphins that got trapped in the shallow waters of the Gharo creek and were about to kill the mammal on Sunday when some social activists intervened and succeeded in rescuing it albeit with deep bruises on its body...

    Jahangir Marri, a social worker and builder who works on his housing project near the creek, told Dawn that he had spotted the pair of dolphins in...

  • Up the creek

    ON July 19, newspapers reported that a married man who was having an affair was killed in an ‘honour killing’ allegedly by the relatives of the woman he was involved with...

    One report described the murder thus: “A man died on Monday after five attackers chopped off his arms, lips and nose, taking away his severed limbs with them
  • Rare humpback whales pod spotted near Chann creek

    KARACHI: Another pod of humpback whales, five in number, was spotted near the coast of the Chann creek last week, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) reported on Saturday...

    The pod of the rare whales was was sighted about 57 kilomeres southeast of Karachi by a WWF-P-trained fisherman, Captain Jehan Badsha...

  • Karachi’s Green Line bus will be more beautiful than Lahore metro: PM Nawaz

    KARACHI: "It will be more beautiful than the Lahore metro bus," Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told his audience during the groundbreaking ceremony of Karachi's Green Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system held at Nazimabad area's Anu Bhai Park on Friday...

    Upon his arrival in Karachi earlier, Premier Nawaz was received by CM Qaim, Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad Khan and Director General Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar at the Pakistan Air...

  • Shahbaz vows to turn Karachi into Asia’s most beautiful city

    KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif said on Tuesday that regardless of which political party came to power, the PML-N would fully cooperate with the government at the Centre...

    He said it was unfortunate that the city of lights was faced with an acute energy crisis, and despite a growing demand for electricity, Karachi Electric had shut down two power projects that were no longer operational...

  • Beautiful Pakistan: A memorable journey

    Pakistan is full of beautiful and historical places...

    I am taking this opportunity to share with the readers a few beautiful places I have visited, which were simply astounding and have instilled in me the desire to know more about my country...

  • A beautiful day

    It was a beautiful morning...

    Sadly, the once vast Haripur countryside, fenced by beautiful grey and green hills, is fast disappearing under pressure from the weight of a burgeoning population and their concomitant worldly needs, if not outright avarice...

  • John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in US

    , a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, police said on Sunday...

    Russell Crowe, who portrayed Nash in “A Beautiful Mind,” tweeted that he was “stunned...

  • ‘Beautiful Mind’ mathematician John Nash killed in car crash

    NEW YORK: Nobel prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, who inspired the film “A Beautiful Mind”, was killed with his wife in New Jersey in a car crash, police said on Sunday...

    His life story formed the basis of the Oscar-winning 2001 film “A Beautiful Mind” in which actor Russell Crowe played the genius, who struggled with mental illness...

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