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  • COLUMN: A SCENE IN MANDI BAHAUDDIN

    I recently made a flying visit to Pakistan to attend a conference at the University of Sargodha, Mandi Bahauddin campus...

    Here, in provincial Punjab, I found the impressive Ali’s Theatre, circled with sandstone columns linked together with crenellated arches
  • Did this scene from Jurassic World just insult Pakistanis?

    Jurassic World has been a mammoth success...

    It is well on its way to rake in $1 billion at the box office, shattering previous records but that's not what's making rounds on social media — viewers are expressing disbelief over the supposed racial slur that they heard five to ten minutes into the movie
  • Indian scene

    THIS refers to the news about 75,000 people who have applied for 30 peon jobs in India (Aug 26)...

    The government was expecting 2,000 to 3,000 applications for a Rs14,000 job, which involves fetching tea
  • As summer ends, turbulent French political scene heats up

    PARIS: Summer holidays may be over but the return to reality is proving heated in French politics with the ruling party and opposition riven by divisions and the extreme right shaken by a family feud...

    It is against this turbulent political backdrop that the deeply unpopular President Francois Hollande will hold his twice yearly press conference on Monday
  • Selfie scene killing FIR: Explanation sought from senior policemen

    FAISALABAD: The police high command has directed two senior officers to explain away their failure to prevent registration of an encounter case against two boys who had been brutally shot at by a policeman for carrying toy pistol...

    People’s Colony SHO Faryad Cheema opened fire on two boys on Susan Road when they were taking selfies for Facebook profiles this past Monday
  • India deletes doctored photo of Modi at flood scene, aides promise action

    NEW DELHI: A doctored photo released by the Indian government showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi surveying severe flooding from a helicopter has been deleted, and his office promised remedial action after criticism on social media...

    Modi travelled to Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai on Thursday to get a first-hand view of the disaster, after the strongest rains in a century killed more than 280 people over a month and displaced thousands...
  • First at the scene: The rescue worker

    Only a few streaks of light managed to infiltrate through the cracked walls and the mosque's half destroyed dome...

    Through the collapsed structure and debris rescue workers tried in vain to look for the injured, the dead; any sign of life
  • ‘Verdict has shaken political scene’

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman’s political adviser Ejaz Chaudhry said the NA-122 election tribunal’s decision has shaken the country’s political scene that highlighted how a speaker with a “fake mandate” ran the National Assembly for over two years...

  • Mandi Bahauddin election scene: Ruling party MNAs at loggerheads

    GUJRAT: Ruling PML-N candidates in Mandi Bahauddin face a tough challenge from none other than their own party colleagues who are contesting independently in the local government elections second phase scheduled to be held on Nov 19...

    Apart from a good number of PTI candidates, independents backed by mainstream opposition parties like PML-Q, PPP, PTI and JI also pose a major threat to the ruling party
  • Sindhi’s relevance in global economic scene discussed

    KARACHI: On the second day of the three-day Sindhi language conference in the National Museum Karachi, experts spoke about the past glory of Sindhi as a business and market language, which faded a long way since independence when it lost its status as Sindh’s official language...

    Intellectuals said a language which could be used in transactions and business deals, and made itself compulsory for the corporate sector had chances of...
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