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  • Bid to blow up Jaffar Express foiled

    QUETTA: Security forces foiled an attempt to blow up the Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express passenger train by defusing a 15kg bomb planted at the main railway line near Mach area of Bolan district on Friday...

    Pakistan Railway officials said that some gangmen were checking the main railway line before the arrival of Jaffar Express in Mach when they found a suspected bag...

  • Sohail, Jaffar on song as Wapda thrash PQA 5-1 to reach semis

    Jaffar inspired last year’s runners-up Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) to outplay Port Qasim Authority (PQA) 5-1 while Army sent Navy packing 3-0 to complete the semi-finals line-up in the 62nd National Hockey Championship at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium on Thursday...

    The bankers coasted to 4-2 victory over Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) on penalty shootout after being tied two-all in regulation time the other...

  • Karachi University acknowledges services of Dr Jaffar Ahmed

    KARACHI: Speakers at a farewell event for the retired director of Karachi University’s Pakistan Study Centre, Dr Jaffar Ahmed, on Tuesday called him a precious asset for the KU whose services for research and academia would always be cherished...

    The dean of the faculty of social sciences, Dr Moonis Ahmar, lauded the services of Dr Jaffar Ahmed and said he always fought over societal issues and never compromised on principles...

  • Six dead as two blasts target Jaffar Express in Balochistan

    QUETTA: Two coordinated blasts targeting railway tracks hit near the Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express Friday, killing at least six people and leaving 18 others injured, railway officials said...

    The Jaffar Express, which was targeted in the twin blasts, also continued on to Rawalpindi after clearance...

  • Seven killed, 20 injured in twin bomb attack on Jaffar Express

    QUETTA: At least seven people, including two personnel of the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS), were killed and over 20 others injured when two explosions caused by bombs planted on a railway track ripped through two bogies of the Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express near the Aab-i-Gum area in Bolan district on Friday...

    According to Railway officials, Jaffar Express left for Rawalpindi after a brief stay at the Mach railway station...

  • It’s feeding time here, all the time

    One of the myths surrounding those wrestling greats of yesteryears was their extraordinary large meals -- that the meat of an average-sized goat or sheep made up one-time meal for a pehlwan...

    Next, the lady of the house you are a guest in will unveil her culinary skills with the best recipes ever taught by her mother, all tried and time-tested...

  • Time after time

    But once inside a shop, you realise that there is more to do with time here than just the wall clocks...

    On the shelves and inside the showcases you also see pretty timepieces and table clocks and inside the glass counter showcases there are the wristwatches all reminding you of the importance of keeping time...

  • Living: The jogi artisans of Hyderabad

    In Hyderabad, the Jogi, a Gujrati-speaking Hindu minority artisan community survives in miserable socio-economic conditions in a small, ghetto-like slum settlement near the central city area...

    On the bustling footpath — their workplace — they put in long hours of labour to weave mats and carpets out of reed, after which, they are left with no energy or time to think about social injustice...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

    A man convicted of rape and murder was executed early Tuesday morning at the Hyderabad Central Prison...

    Magistrate Azhar Shamail was present at the time of Sikandar Ali Joyo's hanging while Prison Chief Zia-ur-Rehman confirmed the convict's death...

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