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  • Acquiring gas connection in Swabi is not so easy

    SWABI: Acquiring gas connection is an uphill task for the consumers who are made to use all means, legal or illegal, to get one, but to no avail...

    Consumers told Dawn on Friday that they had applied for the gas connections years back but had yet to get one for unknown reasons...

  • The Kenyan Connection: Drug bust exposes new heroin route

    The next day, on November 10, a New York indictment was unsealed and a US extradition request lodged...

    Nearly seven months later the groundbreaking operation is in jeopardy as efforts to extradite the suspects founder, casting doubt on international efforts to block a new “southern route” funnelling heroin from Afghan poppy fields to European and American streets, via Africa's poorly policed eastern coastline...

  • OGDCL finds oil, gas in Hyderabad

    ISLAMABAD: The state-run Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) has struck a new oil and gas discovery in an area of Hyderabad, Sindh, raising hopes of fresh hydrocarbon openings...

    The discovery at exploratory well Chhutto-1 is the first hydrocarbon find in Bulri Shah Karim Tando Muhammad Khan in District Hyderabad...

  • OGDCL begins shale gas drilling in Hyderabad

    ISLAMABAD: State-run Oil & Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) on Monday announced to have started drilling of first shale gas well in Hyderabad for exploration of unconventional hydrocarbon deposits...

    This is the “first well being drilled to explore unconventional shale gas and estimated chance of success (COS) for commercial hydrocarbon production at this point in time is about 10pc,” the company said apparently for expectation...

  • Wahab Shah – dancing to entertain, create emotional connection

    LAHORE: Wahab Shah Dance Company, an institute for learning various forms of dance here, has been invited by the Natya Ballet Centre to perform at the Natya Ballet Dance Festival in New Delhi, said an ecstatic Wahab Shah, contemporary dancer and the brains behind the dance company...

    He claimed the invitation was an outcome of their troupe’s performance at the Art of Living world culture festival in New Delhi on March 13 along with...

  • Arrests made in connection with Safoora carnage: Nisar

    KARACHI: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that “three to four arrests” have been made in connection with the Safoora Goth carnage and during their interrogation those responsible for the tragedy have come into focus, but it will be premature to say that “we have reached the real culprits”...

    But, he added, there was no need to jump to conclusions since a number of scenarios were under the investigators’...

  • Protest held in connection with world tobacco day

    ISLAMABAD: A number of events were held in the federal capital in connection with the World No Tobacco Day to be observed on May 31...

    Speaking on the occasion, Dr Yasir Khan said: “We have to take concrete steps to protect the new generation from the effects of smoking...

  • Police detain 50 in connection with Karachi knife attacks

    Police have arrested 50 suspects in connection with an ongoing investigation into attacks on women in Karachi's Gulistan-e-Jauhar and Gulshan-e-Iqbal areas by the notorious "knife-man", Dawn reported on Friday...

    Police sources said that a senior MQM-P leader arrived at the New Town police station where some of the party workers were being interrogated on Thursday night to get them released...

  • ANF seeks Hanif Abbasi's financial history in connection with ephedrine case

    PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi on Thursday moved the Lahore High Court after the Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) sent him a fresh notice for detailed financial records as part of the watchdog's investigation in the 2012 ephedrine case...

    Hanif has been directed by ANF to provide his own as well as his family’s financial details for the watchdog to determine his alleged involvement in the sale of ephedrine, a regulated chemical, to narcotics...
  • PPP’s Nasser Bagh protest: Sharifs targeted for ‘power fiasco, Indian connection’

    LAHORE: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khurshid Shah lashed out at the rulers for what he said hurting national interest and democracy for their personal gains as the Pakistan People’s Party set up a protest camp against loadshedding here on Thursday...

    The prime minister secretly met Indian business tycoon Sajjan Jindal, while Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar publicly “overreacted to a minor issue” in his Wah Cantonment...
  • TRADE: THE CHINESE CONNECTION

    Talking to Icon in a detailed interview over phone, Variety’s Patrick Frater says that the Hollywood-China connection has been in a state of gradual build-up during the last decade...

    ”Frater also thinks that producers need to understand China first...

  • Pakistan arrests Jaish members in connection with India air base attack

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday said the government wants to send a team of special investigators to the Pathankot air base in India for further investigation...

    In a statement, the PMO also confirmed the arrests of several members of the Jaish-i-Mohammad militant group, which India suspects of involvement in what was nearly week-long siege of the Pathankot Indian air base earlier this month
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