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  • James, Oliver win but Fraser-Pryce downed in Shanghai surprise

    SHANGHAI: Olympic 400m champion Kirani James stormed to victory and defending world champion David Oliver won the 110m hurdles at the Shanghai Diamond League meet on Sunday, but Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was a disappointing fifth in the 100m before her world title defence...

    Oliver edged Orlando Ortega to win the gold in 13...

  • Oliver flies past rivals to set alight Bird’s Nest

    BEIJING: Justin Gatlin may have flown home but at least the Bird’s Nest Stadium could thrill instead to another 33-year-old American speedster, David Oliver, running the fastest 110 metres hurdles this year at Beijing’s World Challenge meeting on Wednesday...

    Gatlin’s fall-out with the organisers had led to him departing on the eve of the meeting in a huff but the smiling world champion Oliver proved a popular top of the bill with...

  • Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies

    NEW YORK: Renowned neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks, who explored the mysteries of the human brain in a series of best-selling books, died Sunday at age 82, the New York Times reported...

  • Partition key battleground in India-Pakistan textbook wars

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistani high school student Noman Afzal knows “traitorous” Hindus are to blame for the bloodshed that erupted when British India split into two nations 70 years ago...

    Students across the border in India are taught a starkly different version of events, the result of a decades-long effort by the nuclear-armed rivals to shape and control history to their own nationalistic narrative...

  • ‘Partition unleashed violence against minorities in India and Pakistan’

    KARACHI: Picking up from where she left off six years ago Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar said when she finished working on her book, The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia: Refugees, Boundaries, Histories, she didn’t want to work on anything related to Partition...

    “Writing about Partition had been an emotionally draining project but as it happens, it’s such a huge experience that I think this region has still a long...

  • All-star movie demands new look at India-Pakistan partition

    BERLIN: Gurinder Chadha, the woman behind Bend It Like Beckham, demands British “accountability” for the humanitarian disaster triggered by the Indian subcontinent’s partition, in her new all-star drama Sunday at the Berlin film festival...

    He and his wife (Gillian Anderson) are portrayed as well-meaning if naive puppets of London at the start of the Cold War, as Mountbatten agrees to the carve up the subcontinent between...

  • Gas tariff hike summary not moved, NA committee told

    ISLAMABAD: Amid renewed efforts to open up security-hit areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal region for petroleum exploration, the ministry of petroleum and natural resources told a parliamentary panel on Thursday that it had not moved any summary for increase in consumer-end natural gas tariff...

    These departments included the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) and the ministry of finance, he said, adding that the summary...

  • Model Town inquiry report: LHC seeks summary of lawyer’s posting as private counsel for govt

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed a senior lawyer to furnish a summary of his appointment as the private counsel by the Punjab government to represent it in its appeal against a decision for release of the Model Town inquiry report...

    A three-judge full bench sought the summary after a lawyer opposing the appeal objected to appearance of Khwaja Harris advocate as a counsel for the provincial government...

  • Summary of PTI response to JC questionnaire

    The PTI reminds the JC that it has been awarded "substantial powers" to fulfil its obligations regarding the investigation, and both the Election Commission of Pakistan and the PML-N federal and provincial governments retain authority to summon "relevant public records and documents"...

  • Summary for Rangers special powers extension sent to Sindh CM Murad Shah

    The Sindh home department on Monday submitted a summary to the provincial chief minister's office proposing a 90-day extension in the policing powers granted to the Rangers in Karachi Division...

    The special policing powers granted to Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, by the Sindh government under the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1997 to carry out raids and arrest suspects are set to expire on April 15...

  • Governor returns summary seeking removal of VC

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan returned the summary by the provincial government seeking removal of Prof Rasul Jan, the vice-chancellor of University of Peshawar, in a case involving PTI MNA Murad Saeed, a senior government official confirmed to Dawn...

    The official said that Governor Mahtab, who is also the chancellor of University of Peshawar, returned the summary to the government, asking it to...

  • Summary sent to ECC for deregulation of CNG sector

    ISLAMABAD: The Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, informed the Senate on Thursday that his ministry had sent a summary to the Economic Coordination Committee of the cabinet for deregulation of the country’s CNG sector...

    Opposing the motion moved by Mohsin Aziz of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, the minister said the Gas Infrastructure Development Cess had been levied under an act of parliament and there...

  • Summary for Rangers special powers extension sent to CM

    KARACHI: As the special policing powers granted to the Rangers two months ago are going to expire on Feb 5, the home department has moved a summary to the chief minister with the proposal to extend the powers for another 60 days in accordance with a Sindh Assembly resolution that allowed the deployment of the paramilitary force in the city for one year, sources said on Monday...

    The summary is expected to get the go-ahead from Sindh...

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