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  • Afghanistan's extreme geography attracts extreme sports

    PANJSHIR: On a recent sunny morning in northern Afghanistan, excited children and bemused policemen lined the banks of a fast-flowing river to watch a group of Europeans in multicolored kayaks navigate the white water...

    A drone-mounted camera also followed the kayakers' progress, buzzing and hovering above them like a mosquito...

  • Action sought for mistakes in geography book

    LAHORE: The Punjab Muttahida Mahaz Asatiza has demanded that stern action should be taken against the elements responsible for ‘deliberate’ mistakes in geography book of class VIII...

    The demand was raised at a meeting of the Mahaz representatives from all over the province here at a government school on Wednesday...

  • PTB geography ‘blunders’ spark debate

    LAHORE: Opposition in the Punjab Assembly sought on Friday action against the Punjab Textbook Board (PTB) for declaring in a geography book Indian-occupied Kashmir as a disputed territory and publishing maps of Seraikistan and Hazara as new provinces in violation of the Constitution...

    Opposition leader Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed sought suspension of assembly rules to move an adjournment motion out of turn which stated that the Punjab...

  • Political geography

    POLITICAL geography examines how the nature of politics in specific geographies is influenced by local socio-economic factors...

    Applying this lens to Pakistan’s immense and varied geography yields interesting insights into the factors influencing its politics...

  • Seraiki party protests ban on erroneous geography book

    BAHAWALPUR: The Pakistan Seraiki Party (PSP) on Sunday protested against the provincial government for banning the Punjab Textbook Board geography book containing map of non-existing Seraikistan and Hazara provinces...

    Several activists assembled at the Khatme-i-Nabbuwat Chowk and protested against the withdrawal of the books from stores and institutes...

  • A new geography

    OVER 10,000 years ago, it would have been possible to walk from the plains of primitive France to primeval England...

    Then, 6,100 years ago, a tsunami created by snow melting in Norway swept southwards, creating the Channel and detaching the British Isles from the mainland of Europe...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • News channels go off air, Facebook and YouTube blocked in parts of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday afternoon issued a notification prohibiting live coverage of the operation to end the Faizabad sit-in, following which most private news channels were taken off-air in Islamabad and other parts of the country...

    The Pemra notification ordered channels to abide by Clause 8 (8) of the Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisement) Code of Conduct 2015, to...

  • NEWS BRIEF : Pakistan cricketers return from BD tour

    KARACHI: Several members of Pakistan cricket team returned home here on Monday evening from Bangladesh after the month-long tour where they won the two-Test series 1-0 but lost the three-match One-day series 3-0 besides losing the one-off Twenty20 clash in Dhaka...

    After landing at the Quaid-i-Azam Intern­ational Airport, captain Misbah­-ul-Haq, chief coach Waqar Younis and few other players left for Lahore and Islamabad while senior...

  • NEWS BRIEF : Intikhab appointed Pakistan team manager

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain and coach Intikhab Alam was on Monday appointed Pakistan cricket team manager after Naveed Akram Cheema stepped down due to his appointment as chairman of the Federal Public Service Commission...

    Sources told Dawn that Intikhab’s appointment was made after Cheema had confirmed to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) that he will be unable to travel with the national team for its tour of Zimbabwe which...

  • News Zealand loses Taylor, Latham; trails Pakistan by 106

    New Zealand lost established Ross Taylor and Tom Latham before reaching 222-4 at lunch on the fourth day of the second Test against Pakistan...

    Legspinner Yasir Shah (2-111) bowled 16 wicketless overs in the morning session, while fast bowler Hasan Ali (1-15) and Bilal Asif (1-47) who were among the wickets...

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