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  • Reality bites in Indian PM’s model village

    VARANASI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s model village is disintegrating and his people are unhappy...

    The dirt road in Jayapur, which got a new lease of life after the village was adopted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi under the MPs’ model village scheme in November 2014, is already coming apart...

  • A ‘model village’

    RESIDENTS of model village Chak Shahzad have been suffering from chronic civic problems for the past several years...

    Incidentally, the MNA from Islamabad had also promised for this centre at the time of elections...

  • The village that saw the beginning of Islamabad

    The Shakarparian Hills Park, now known largely as a tourist attraction, was once only a small village...

    Prior to the establishment of Islamabad in 1960, the area was known as the home of Syed Mehmood Shah, the father of Shah Abdul Latif Kazmi Bari Imam, before whose birth he moved to the Baghan village – what is now known as Aabpara...

  • Mumtaz Qadri buried in ancestral village near Islamabad

    RAWALPINDI: Thousands of supporters of Mumtaz Qadri, the killer of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer, gathered Tuesday for his funeral in his ancestral village in Bara Kahu area, close to Islamabad...

    Security was beefed up in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, with thousands of policemen guarding buildings and lined along the route taken by Qadri's funeral procession, AFP reported...

  • SC gives SOS Village Islamabad custody of Tayyaba

    ISLAMABAD: Exercising parental jurisdiction, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered for custody of Tayyaba, a 10-year-old who was employed as a maid and allegedly abused by her employer, to be given to the SOS Children’s Village in Islamabad for two months...

    Tayyaba has been residing in Pakistan Sweet Homes, an orphanage managed by the Pakistan Baitul Mal, since January this year...

  • Islamabad Model College score win

    ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Model College for Boys Rawalpindi recorded an impressive five-wicket win over Comsats in a regional round match of the Red Bull Campus Cricket 2015...

    Islamabad Model College for Boys Rawalpindi reached the target in 15...

  • Islamabad intends to replicate the Malaysian model, PM Khan tells Mahathir

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that Islamabad wants to learn from the progress and development of Malaysia and its leadership...

    Imran Khan, who is on a two-day official visit of Malaysia, held a joint press conference with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad and invited him to visit the country on March 23, 2019 for Pakistan Day celebrations...

  • From being banned in the village to becoming Pakistan's 'Fakhar'

    Fakhar Zaman was once banned from playing cricket in his village and beaten by his brothers because he was simply too good — but he has returned a hero after his starring role in Pakistan's Champions Trophy win...

    His eyes bright, the tall 27-year-old posed for selfies and was garlanded with flowers as he was welcomed back to his home in Katlang in northwestern Pakistan...

  • India-Pakistan border clashes: UN team visits Sialkot village to observe damages

    KARACHI: A three-member observer team of the United Nations (UN) visited the Working Boundary at Kundanpur village in Sialkot on Saturday to review damages caused by firing at the border, said a report published on Radio Pakistan...

    Read: At least 11 killed as Indo-Pak border troops exchange fireAccording to Punjab Rangers spokesman Major Waheed Bukhari, the United Nations Military Observers group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) team...

  • Tahirul Qadri returns to Pakistan, 'seeks justice' for 2014 Model Town incident victims

    Prominent cleric and head of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Tahirul Qadri, on his return to Pakistan on Tuesday, said that he had come back to seek justice for the victims of the 2014 Model Town incident and their families...

    At least 80 others were injured in the clashes that had broken out when police went to the party's headquarters in Model Town and PAT activists resisted their operations...

  • Tahirul Qadri returns to Pakistan, announces protest against Model Town inquiry

    LAHORE: Prominent cleric and head of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Tahirul Qadri on Wednesday announced a "grand protest" against what he called the failure of authorities to deliver justice in the Model Town firing incident in which 14 people were killed and over 100 others injured...

    No other example of this worst form of state terrorism can be found in Pakistan's history," he said...

  • Air Marshal Asghar Khan: my role model, father of Pakistan Air Force, and the protégé of Jinnah

    I have many reasons to write in memory of the venerated Air Marshal Asghar Khan — a protégé of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, he was my role model from the age of 19 when I joined the Royal Pakistan Air Force (RPAF) in 1952...

    I first heard about Asghar Khan, who was at the time a wing commander, from my instructor at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy in Risalpur, who narrated to me the historic event of Jinnah’s visit to...

  • Two children die as water tank crashes in Thatta village

    THATTA: Two children died and six other people were injured when a concrete-made water tank built about eight feet above the ground burst and crashed minutes after its inauguration in Haji Mubarak Jokhio village near Shora Mori town on Monday evening...

    A large number of men, women and children from the village had gathered at the site when a mobile tanker pulled up to fill the tank...

  • Palestinian village braces for Israeli demolition

    SUSIYA: Residents of this dusty village are bracing for Israeli bulldozers to come and knock down their makeshift homes of tarp, wood and wire any day now...

    Consisting mostly of tents, and without running water or electricity, the village has nonetheless risen to international prominence in recent weeks as it braces for a round of decisive demolitions after three decades of legal battles with the Israeli government...

  • PSIC to establish ‘Gandhara Art Village’ in Taxila

    Plans to establish the showcase, called the ‘Gandhara Art Village’, were announced by the Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC), and will provide a platform for the export of such products as well as a window into the rich cultural heritage of Taxila...

    While highlighting the art village, Butt said a training centre, common facility centre, display centre and design centre would also be established in Taxila...

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