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  • Sabika Sheikh's funeral prayers offered at Karachi's Hakeem Saeed ground

    The funeral prayers for Sabika Sheikh, a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student who was killed in a Texas school shooting last week, were offered at Karach's Hakeem Saeed ground at 9am on Wednesday...

    Sabika, a Karachi teenager whose family lives in the Gulshan-i-Iqbal area, was studying at Santa Fe High School in Texas on a US State Department scholarship under the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) programme...

  • Girls in Green touch base in Karachi

    KARACHI: It is a rare honour to return to your alma mater as a hero and see the pride in your teachers’ eyes while the students there look up to you...

    Sana, who now lives in Lahore, touched base in Karachi along with a few other teammates from the city, when they visited the Defence Authority College for Women, where the old student was hailed as the ‘Silver Star’, at the college’s silver jubilee year...

  • City School PAF win Karachi Girls Netball Cup in style

    KARACHI: City School PAF Chapter (Blue) proved their superiority by outplaying rivals in both junior (schools) and senior (colleges) categories to win the Karachi Girls Netball Cup here at the PSB Coaching Centre on Thursday...

    In the junior (schools) category, the thrilling final was played between City School PAF Chapter (Blue) and Habib Girls School teams which was won by City School 7-6 to become the champions of Karachi Girls...

  • Girls get top 10 pre-medical positions in Karachi

    KARACHI: After much delay and while still withholding 95 results, the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) announced the results of Higher Secondary Certificate Part-II science pre-medical, medical technology and home economics group on Monday...

    The third position was taken by Rimsha Imran of St Lawrence Government Girls Degree College...

  • Qatar sends 1,000 ground troops to Yemen battle, says Al Jazeera

    SANAA: Qatar has sent around 1,000 ground troops to Yemen, Doha-based Al Jazeera television said on Monday, their first reported involvement in a Saudi-backed offensive against the dominant Houthi group...

    Read: 22 Emirati troops killed in blast at Yemen arms depotThe reported involvement of Qatari ground troops came amid an escalation of the conflict days after a missile strike that killed dozens of Gulf Arab soldiers...

  • Number of civilians killed in Afghan ground fighting on the rise

    KABUL: A report released by the UN mission in Afghanistan shows an eight per cent rise in the number of civilians killed or wounded as a result of ground battles between security forces and militants...

    The report by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said ground fighting killed 136 civilians and wounded another 385 in the first three months of the year...

  • Citizens to resist building of education complex on school ground

    The proposed education complex on a ground of the Government Islamia High School will not only have the offices but residences of the officials of the education department as well...

    As the ground is located in the heart of the city, it remains filled with football, cricket and volleyball players throughout the day...

  • Obama to send ground troops to Syria

    WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama has authorised the first sustained deployment of special forces to Syria, the White House said on Friday, relenting on a long-standing refusal to put US boots on the ground...

    Instead, officials indicated the mission would echo some US operations in Iraq, where military personnel coordinate local ground forces, channel weapons supplies and direct air support...

  • Climate activists march to keep coal in ground

    BONN: Thousands of demonstrators converged on Bonn on Saturday ahead of UN climate negotiations demanding that governments step up action to halt global warming, starting with a rapid phase-out of coal-burning power plants...

    Decked out in red to signify their “Stop Coal” campaign, the protesters chan­ted slogans and beat drums as they snaked through the former West Germany capital toward the UN centre that will host the 12-day,...
  • SMEs losing ground to imports from China

    KARACHI: The influx of cheap imports from China has left an adverse impact on the local industry as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are losing ground to products from Asia’s largest economy, according to a recent report published on the website of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)...

    “Although adequate data is not available in support of the argument, the influx of imported consumer goods and non-availability of their local...

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