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  • Jahanzeb, Zaryab steal limelight in Commissioner Karachi Cup

    Playing for Commrade Sports, under-16 openers Jahanzeb Sultan and Zaryab Khan reached three figures to help their post 272-5 in the stipulated 50 overs against Prince Imtiaz CC at the Pak Star Ground...

    Jahanzeb hit 123 from 102 balls with the aid of 11 boundaries and two sixes while Zaryab contributed a sedate 110 off 163 deliveries as the young guns added 246 for the first wicket...

  • School principal in India charged with sedition over 'incorrect' Kashmir map

    NEW DELHI: An Indian school principal and two others have been charged with sedition for printing an 'incorrect' map of disputed Kashmir, police said Wednesday, an offence technically punishable by a maximum of life in jail...

    The principal was arrested on Monday along with the school's owner and a printing press owner following a complaint by a right-wing Hindu activist, who spotted the map in a school diary...

  • Militants who stormed Peshawar's Christian Colony were foreigners: Nisar

    MARDAN: The four suicide bombers who stormed Peshawar's Christian Colony a day earlier were foreigners but it was yet to be ascertained which countries they belonged to, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Saturday...

    "We had intelligence alert about a possible militant attack in three to four areas in Peshawar," Nisar said during a press briefing in Mardan...

  • Govt asked to devise cultural policy, set up colony for artists

    PESHAWAR: Senior artists, singers and writers have demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to come up with a comprehensive cultural policy and set up a residential colony for local artists...

    “Those artists and singers, who were left out in the recent monthly stipend scheme from Swat, Mardan, Peshawar, Lahore, Fata and elsewhere would be duly compensated in the due course of time...

  • Govt fails to develop housing colony in eight years

    PESHAWAR: The government’s failure to develop the Peshawar Model Town on the capital city’s outskirts in the last eight years has disturbed the landholders, who can neither build houses on their around 150,000 acres land in Urmar area nor sell it due to a ban...

    The provincial government has imposed Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, for the land to be acquired for the housing colony...

  • 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...

    And it's not just school children who benefit from stepping into places they could only ever dream of visiting...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    Like most 17-year-olds, he began by taking his own pictures, but also caught on camera temperature differences on the surface of a layer of oil in an electric field between a pointed electrode and a flat one (a honeycomb pattern appears on the layer of oil when high voltage is passed through)...

  • 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

    The lack of agreement and the concerns of the smaller provinces about who’ll get what share of the infrastructure mostly in terms of the chosen route(s) of the corridor were threatening to throw into controversy what many have billed as one big opportunity for the country, despite its high cost...

    Media reports have suggested that the rate of return, in some cases up to 30pc per year, on the Chinese investment may have factored in the...

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