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  • Surreal scenes at Fortress, PAF Base

    LAHORE: People from all walks of life thronged the Fortress Stadium on Sunday to participate in an event held to commemorate the 1965 war...

    A change of guard ceremony was held at Mazar-i-Iqbal in Lahore...

  • China says Tibet officials must be "fortress" against separatism

    BEIJING: Officials working at the grassroots in Tibet must be a "fortress" against separatism and work to ensure the ruling Communist Party's monopoly on information is maintained, China's top official in the restless region wrote on Thursday...

    "Build up grassroots party organisations which serve the masses and promote development and are a staunch combat fortress to maintain stability and oppose separatism," Chen wrote...

  • Footprints: Fortress for criminals

    THE outer wall of the police station in Bangla Ichha — a sparsely populated, sleepy village of Rojhan, the smallest of the three tehsils of Rajanpur district straddling the mighty River Indus and bordering Sindh and Balochistan — bears a banner featuring six dead policemen...

    The policemen were killed on April 13 during a police operation against criminal gangs, the most notorious one headed by Ghulam Rasool Mazari alias Chhotoo, who was...
  • Opening up windows in a fortress

    THE newspaper was already a fortress when I stepped into the office of the Editor at Dawn in early 2000...

    Dawn had flourished for the most part in an era where the competition had been of low intensity ever since the Pakistan Times in Lahore and the Morning News in Karachi had been taken over by the state-owned National Press Trust (NPT)...

  • Djokovic to defend Melbourne Park fortress against Thiem

    MELBOURNE: An Australian Open that has seen the men’s establishment shaken by young talent comes to a fitting close on Sunday when defending champion Novak Djokovic takes on Dominic Thiem in an inter-generational decider...

    The raging pre-tournament favourite, Djokovic will bid for a record-extending eighth title at Melbourne Park, having surprised no one with his business-like march through the draw
  • Lahore’s PSL matches to be played in empty stadium

    LAHORE: After the National Stadium, Karachi hosted its first match without any spectators on Friday, it was learnt that Gaddafi Stadium will also be staging matches sans any fans in the last leg of the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) which commences here from March 15...

    “Following an advice from the Punjab Government, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided the final-leg matches of the HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 in Lahore...

  • Chinese consumers spend at least $17.8bn in 'Singles Day' shopping binge

    China's smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on “Singles Day”, billed as the world's biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    3bn people use smartphones, which have become central to daily life, used for messaging, shopping, news and entertainment, ordering taxis and meals, and serving as digital wallets for a range of point-of-sale purchases... ...

  • Chinese spend billions in ‘Singles Day’ shopping binge

    SHANGHAI: China’s smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on ‘Singles Day’ — billed as the world’s biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    3 billion people use smartphones, which have become central to daily life, used for messaging, shopping, news and entertainment, ordering taxis and meals, and serving as digital wallets for a range of...

  • Ask and you shall receive in world of voice shopping

    “Shopping through speakers is still an early adopter activity,” said Creative Strategies analyst Carolina Milanesi...

    Voice-controlled shopping, for now, involves mainly straightforward, repeated buys such as laundry soap or dog treats, with people tending to want to actually see big-ticket items, especially if they involve style or color choices, she contended...

  • Tighter security for online shopping sought

    LONDON: Banks should provide customers with the means to create one-off passwords from August to make buying over the Internet safer, European Union banking regulators said on Thursday...

    The European Banking Authority announced details of its plans over the coming years to make e-commerce safer, breaking new ground for the watchdog in the retail payments sector
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