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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Native Americans’ ancestors left Siberia 23,000 years ago: study

    PARIS: Native American ancestors reached the New World in a single, initial migration from Siberia at most 23,000 years ago, only later differentiating into today’s distinct groups, DNA research revealed on Tuesday...

    When did the migration take place? In one or several waves? And how long did these early pioneers spend in Beringia — the then-raised land area between Asia and America?On Tuesday, analysis of Native American and...

  • Indonesia recognises native religions in landmark ruling

    JAKARTA: Indonesia’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday affirmed the rights of devotees of faiths outside the country’s officially recognised religions, in a move activists welcomed as a “new chapter for religious freedom”...

    Against a backdrop of rising intolerance towards minorities in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation, the court said Indon­esians would not be required to identify as either Muslim, Catholic, Protestant, Hindu,...
  • Spotlight: Return of the native

    There are many out there who are highly nostalgic about the ghazal scene in Pakistan during the ’70s and ’80s, and are crazy about Munni Begum and her style of singing...

    What brought you from the US to perform in Lahore after all these years?I migrated to the US some 16 years ago due to the situation in Karachi but I visit Pakistan every year...

  • Three LRCA players discard native region; KCCA lone in protest against PCB

    LAHORE: Lahore Region Cricket Association’s (LRCA) three players –Test discard Kamran Akmal, international opener Nasir Jamshed and young spinner Zafar Gohar—have decided not to play for their native region in the upcoming National T20 qualifying tournament starting from Sept 1...

    However, well-informed sources told Dawn that Kamran had developed differences with Whites’ captain Azhar Ali who is also Pakistan ODI captain...

  • Promotion of native languages a must for national unity

    The three-day conference was organised by the Gandhara Hindko Board and Gandhara Hindko Academy as part of the efforts to promote Hindko along with other native languages and cultures...

    The 265-page book “A practical guide to Hindko grammar” by Prof Halil Toqer and 325-page “Inter-cultural Pakistan: Taxila and Hindko Region” by Prof Anwar Dil of the Language Science and Communication at the Alliant International University,...

  • Development projects in Manmohan Singh’s native village abandoned

    CHAKWAL: A large amount of public money may go to waste after uplift projects worth millions of rupees in the hometown of former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were abandoned by the Punjab government...

    Gah is located some 25 kilometres to the west of Chakwal city and a number of development projects were started in the village in 2004 by the then President Musharraf as a goodwill gesture and as an attempt to improve relations with...
  • Exhibition: Return of the native

    After a long silence, Full Circle Gallery is back with a brand new photography exhibition by a US-based photographer Riaz Khan...

    The show is presented as the photographer’s conversation with his home city after being away for 10 years, kind of like a prodigal son returning and proudly displaying a condensed form of his experiences and acquired skills
  • Migratory birds begin returning to native abodes

    ISLAMABAD: The migratory birds from Siberia and European countries have begun returning to their native abodes after spending winter in several parts of Pakistan...

    The birds, after flying across Russia and Afghanistan in December, land in lakes and riverbeds of Pakistan and India...

  • Balochistan govt vows to protect social, political rights of native Gwadar citizens

    Balochistan government on Tuesday formed a high-level committee to prepare recommendations in order to protect social, political and economic rights of indigenous people of Gwadar in the aftermath of implementation of multi-billion dollars China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project...

    People of other provinces would enjoy all rights as citizens of Pakistan but right of vote would be decided by this high powered parliamentary...

  • Exhibition: A narrative of the native

    Contemporary miniature painting in Pakistan has absorbed social, religious, political and economic themes and a satirical yet empathetic approach more intensely than other genres of visual arts...

    Pakistan is not part of the EU and neither are the characters of this painting directly related to South Asia...

  • Imran starts poll campaign from native Mianwali today

    ISLAMABAD / KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan will formally launch his party’s election campaign at a public meeting in his native Mianwali city on Sunday (today)...

    Mr Khan said that today the PTI had become the country’s largest party and expressed the hope that it would form the government after the July 25 elections and would make a new Pakistan as dreamt by the Quaid-i-Azam and Allama Iqbal...

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