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  • Needles found in strawberries in two more Australian states

    MELBOURNE: Needles have been found inside strawberries in two more Australian states, police said on Monday, broadening a health scare that has caused supermarkets to recall brands and farmers to dump fruit amid the peak growing season...

    One man in the state of Western Australia and a girl in South Australia reported finding needles in their strawberries in the past two days, according to police...

  • EXHIBITION: THE THREADS OF CULTURE

    Our experiences as individuals and as a nation interact with personalities and attitudes to leave lasting impressions on our mind, informing the way we perceive the world...

    Her exquisite textile- and embroidery-based pieces spoke about the part history and cultural diversity have to play in our present lives...

  • Why Pakistan will go to the IMF again, and again and again

    Pakistan’s formula for economic growth is as flawed as it gets: borrow foreign currency-denominated loans, build some large-scale infrastructure, get a minor growth spurt in the process, and wait until this growth spurt fades so we can repeat the process again...

    And, the one before that...

  • Parliament watch: Ebb and flow of the political tussle in Punjab and Sindh

    With the local government elections in Punjab and Sindh set for November and December, the political climate is heating up all around as the two domineering provinces influence the politics of the entire country...

    The Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) is rearing to give a tough time to the PML-N, entrenched in Punjab, and the PPP struggling to save its rule in Sindh, in order to consolidate its hard won image of a third force in the...

  • Nato chief urges US and Turkey to 'sit down and find solutions'

    North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) chief Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the United States and Turkey to “sit down and find solutions” to a crisis in relations between the two key members of the military alliance...

    “I only urge the US and Turkey to sit down and find solutions because it is important for the alliance that we are able to work closely together, especially in that region, because Turkey is a key ally in our fight...

  • Creativity and mental disorder: Urdu poets and writers who committed suicide

    A study carried out at Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 2005 concluded that writers and their close relatives, when compared with people having the similar educational background and similar IQ levels, had higher rates of mood disorders...

    Goodwin, MD, in his Alcohol and the Writer wrote that out of 11 American Nobel Laureates, four (Eugene O’Neill, Sinclair Lewis, Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner) were “clearly alcoholics”...

  • The Bhuttos and me: a lifetime of politics and funerals

    The newscaster Khalid Hameed introduced the 11 o’clock bulletin, and announced that Zulfikar Ali Bhutto had had his funeral performed and was already buried...

    Within moments, life was leached out of the crowded Pakistan Chowk, as one by one, the mithai shop closed, the cycle wallah shut his garage, and Taufeeq bhai walked out of his shop in a stupor...

  • Crops and export potential of neglected fruits and veggies

    FRUIT and vegetable production and their exports continue to suffer owing to the absence of a comprehensive policy capable of balancing domestic needs with challenges in export growth...

    Exporters say fruits and veggies’ exports can fetch $1bn a year if investment is made in technology to boost their production and trade missions abroad provide support in marketing...

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