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  • Surreal scenes at Fortress, PAF Base

    LAHORE: People from all walks of life thronged the Fortress Stadium on Sunday to participate in an event held to commemorate the 1965 war...

    A change of guard ceremony was held at Mazar-i-Iqbal in Lahore...

  • Barca stunned at fortress Atletico, Bayern see off Benfica

    LONDON: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all failed to deliver as holders Barcelona cra­sh­ed out of the Champions League after being stifled by a brilliantly well-organised Atletico Madrid and undone by two goals from Antoine Griezmann in a 2-0 quarter-final second-leg defeat on Wednesday...

    Griezmann headed home Saul Niguez’s exquisite cross to give the home side the lead in the 36th minute and provide them with a platform from...
  • China says Tibet officials must be "fortress" against separatism

    BEIJING: Officials working at the grassroots in Tibet must be a "fortress" against separatism and work to ensure the ruling Communist Party's monopoly on information is maintained, China's top official in the restless region wrote on Thursday...

    "Build up grassroots party organisations which serve the masses and promote development and are a staunch combat fortress to maintain stability and oppose separatism," Chen wrote...

  • Footprints: Fortress for criminals

    THE outer wall of the police station in Bangla Ichha — a sparsely populated, sleepy village of Rojhan, the smallest of the three tehsils of Rajanpur district straddling the mighty River Indus and bordering Sindh and Balochistan — bears a banner featuring six dead policemen...

    The policemen were killed on April 13 during a police operation against criminal gangs, the most notorious one headed by Ghulam Rasool Mazari alias Chhotoo, who was...
  • Opening up windows in a fortress

    THE newspaper was already a fortress when I stepped into the office of the Editor at Dawn in early 2000...

    Dawn had flourished for the most part in an era where the competition had been of low intensity ever since the Pakistan Times in Lahore and the Morning News in Karachi had been taken over by the state-owned National Press Trust (NPT)...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves...

    “In Myanmar, we can't afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, a teacher and tech entrepreneur taking virtual reality into the classroom
  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    LAHORE: “No one has ever achieved much from staying within the confines of a system...

    The bespectacled curly-haired student from the Lahore College of Arts and Sciences (LACAS), Johar Town, A-Level Campus, got published a research paper in the journal, Royal Society Open Science, based on research he had conducted for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament in Russia last year...

  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    KARACHI: The Ministry of Science and Technology has taken the initiative for “engineering foresight” to gear up auto assemblers and parts makers for new challenges, especially electric vehicles (EVs)...

    Various countries including the United States and India have already unveiled their plans for introducing EVs
  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on condition of anonymity...

    The Indian government in 2011 ordered The Economist magazine to cover up a map of disputed borders in Kashmir...

  • More than lines on a map

    Isn’t it time for GHQ to pause and ask itself how it can tell one group apart from the other when each is committed to the enforcement of the narrowest, most obscurantist, and often divisive view of religion?If the CPEC is going to be more than mere red, blue or whatever coloured lines on a map, the fight against terror will have to be fought in tandem on many fronts by all state institutions and every citizen...

  • Map of resistance

    ”The Anjuman represents 100,000 registered tenants of the farms administered by the military and the government institutions (Military Farms, Army Welfare Trust and Punjab Seed Corporation) spread over 70,000 acres (28,328 hectares) in Okara, Khanewal, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Rahim Yar Khan, Multan, Pakpattan, Vehari, Shorkot, Renala, Sahiwal and Lahore...

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