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  • Three-day Sufi festival gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A three-day festival titled ‘Sindh Sufi melo’ was inaugurated by by Sindh Senior Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro in Hyderabad Club on Sunday...

    The festival, organised by the provincial auqaf department, was originally to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah but he could not turn up owing to his preoccupations...

  • Three-day Hyderabad literature festival begins

    HYDERABAD: Prominent intellectual and writer Amar Jalil has blamed Sindhis for the deterioration of education in the province and said nobody has compelled them to close down their schools but they themselves have snatched the right to education from their children and youths...

    The scholar was among a bevy of writers, poets and intellectuals who spoke at the inauguration ceremony for the three-day Hyderabad Literature Festival...

  • Rising Pakistan children festival held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A large number of students of public and private schools were enthralled by daylong activities in a programme titled ‘Rising Pakistan Children Festival’ held at Mehran Arts Council Latifabad here on Saturday...

    The programme was organised by Bazm-i-Sathi Hyderabad and sponsored by the Al-Khidmat Foundation Orphan Care Programme...

  • Canadian-American family, kidnapped in 2012 in Afghanistan, recovered by Pakistan Army

    ""They were captured by terrorists from Afghanistan in 2012 and kept as hostages there," the ISPR handout read...

    "Although the identities of the recovered hostages have not yet been revealed or confirmed by the army's media wing, they are believed to be Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman, kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012 while on a backpacking trip, and their three children — all of whom were born in captivity...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    The complainant Abid Rehman, who is a Karachi native, told Dawn that the heirs of the victims of the Bhoja Air crash had submitted a petition before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in 2012...

    ”The ill-fated Boeing 737-200, designated as the BH-123 flight from Karachi to Islamabad, crashed in the Hussainabad area on April 20, 2012 after being hit by severe wind shear just as it was making its final approach to Benazir Bhutto...

  • Over 200 children died of measles in 2012, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: As many as 209 children died of measles in the province in 2012, according to one of the written replies tabled in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    A written reply to a question asked by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) legislator Dr Seema Zia regarding the number of women who died during pregnancies / deliveries in Khairpur in 2012 and 2013 put the number at 48 women in 2012 and 62 in the year 2013...

  • ‘CDA approved new US embassy building in 2012’

    The audit report also cited a letter from a security agency dated 2012, which pointed out that the rooftop of the eight-storey building could be utilized for installing surveillance devices to monitor government offices...

    He said the civic agency told him in writing that they gave approval to the US Embassy for a ground plus seven storeys building in 2012...

  • LinkedIn warns of data leak from 2012 hack

    WASHINGTON: The professional social network LinkedIn told members Wednesday that data from some 100 million users stolen in a 2012 hack had been leaked online, and recommended a change in passwords...

    LinkedIn had said in 2012 that some 6...

  • PPL reverts to 2012 oil policy

    ON November 5, Pakistan Petroleum Limited surprised the market by announcing that it had opted to convert to the Exploration and Production Policy 2012 for concessions operated by it as well as for those concessions where it is a joint venture partner with other operators...

    In a filing with the stock exchange, PPL explained that “the effect of the conversion would be that in the event of a new discovery in any new exploratory effort...

  • California shooter Farook plotted 2012 attack: US senator

    "He has admitted that in 2012 they had something in mind and they didn't do it because there had been some immediate arrests by the counter-terrorism people," Risch told CNN...

    The 24-year-old Marquez bought the guns legally in 2011 or 2012 and then gave or sold them to Farook, federal officials told The New York Times...

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