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  • Gold back above $1,360

    LONDON: Gold rose on Tuesday as European shares fell 1 per cent and the dollar hit its lowest in over a month versus the euro, after last week’s soft US growth data dented expectations for a near-term interest rate hike...

    Platinum group metals continued to shine, with platinum reaching its highest since April 2015 and palladium hitting a 14-month peak
  • Over 360 prisoners’ release ordered

    The prisoners had sent applications to the district and sessions judges pertaining to guilty plea, bail and reduction in sureties...

    The district judges referred the applications to the judicial magistrates concerned and directed them to visit the prisons and dispose of their pleas before Eid...

  • Obama draws pledges from 50 countries to take in 360,000 refugees

    UNITED NATIONS: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged countries to “welcome the stranger in our midst” at a summit that drew pledges from 50 countries to take in 360,000 refugees...

    “Collectively, our nations are roughly doubling the number of refugees that we admit to our countries to more than 360,000 this year,” Obama announced...

  • District profile: Disgruntled Faisalabad yearns for change

    Industrialists as well as workers in Faisalabad have a grudge against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and the Pakistan Peoples Party as, according to them, they did nothing to improve their lot while in power...

    Faisalabad is the second highest revenue-earning district in the country — thanks to its textiles...

  • Three injured in grenade attack on Dunya TV office in Faisalabad

    FAISALABAD: Unidentified attackers hurled a hand grenade on the Faisalabad Bureau office of a local television channel Dunya News on Friday evening, injuring three people...

    According to Dunya News, the grenade attack outside their Faisalabad bureau left three of the channel's employees injured while windows and vehicles outside the office were damaged...

  • Lawyers attack Faisalabad CPO's office in protest against FIR

    A large number of lawyers in Faisalabad resorted to violence in protest on Monday after more than 30 of their colleagues were booked in a case under terrorism charges...

    The case was registered on Sunday against the lawyers for allegedly manhandling Dijkot police station in-charge and his staff on a district court's premises when they reached there to produce an accused before a judge...

  • Lawyers barge into Faisalabad DC office, disrupt meeting

    FAISALABAD: Lawyers disrupted an official meeting being presided over by the deputy commissioner at his office here on Wednesday after forcing their entry into the premises where they ransacked furniture and shouted slogans, demanding the setting up of a Lahore High Court bench in the city...

    After boycotting courts proceedings, the lawyers came out on the road in front of the district courts and blocked it for traffic by placing...

  • Muslim group CAIR evacuates US HQ after getting white powder in mail

    In California, a CAIR branch office in the Bay Area city of Santa Clara, was also evacuated on Thursday after receiving an envelope with an unknown powder inside, CAIR spokesman Ibrahim Hooper said...

    About three CAIR employees came into contact with the powder and were quarantined in the building while police and firefighters investigated the scene, said group spokesman Hooper, adding that the rest of the office staff waited outside...

  • New cybercrime bill to criminalise spam mail, text messages?

    ISLAMABAD: Uploading photos on Instagram and Facebook or sending emails or text messages to a recipient without their consent may be considered harmless online behaviour, but under the new Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (PECB) 2015, these actions and many more could land unsuspecting Internet users in jail...

    “The bill criminalises all such activities
  • Mail box

    This is with reference to the cover story “Turn down the volume” by Kashif Hafeez (YW, August 26)...

    The article was nice and I agree with the writer as these days, noise pollution has increased and can affect everyone’s hearing
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    This is with reference to the story “The magician and the kettle” by Faizan Wasim (YW, September 2)...

    I also agree with the moral of the story that listening to elders, especially parents and grandparents, can bring happiness in your life, plus, it will give you a satisfactory feeling that your elders are with you
  • Mail box

    This is with reference to the cover story “Social media and you” by Sadia Maqsood (YW, October 28)...

    The article mentioned that social media lowers our self-esteem, however, I think it gives a boost to students to study efficiently whenever they see their peers winning a competition, etc
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