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  • 5-year-old boy abducted, assaulted in Faisalabad in stable condition: police

    A five-year-old boy was abducted and physically assaulted by unknown assailant(s) in Jamilabad area of Faisalabad on January 30, DawnNews reported on Friday...

    Cases of violence and sexual abuse against children have come under greater scrutiny in the country following the rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab Amin in Kasur, whose body was recovered from a trash heap in the city on January 9...

  • No yolk! Bosnian villagers shoe eggs to keep age-old craft alive

    Now only a handful of men in the village are still practising the art of fitting miniature horseshoes to eggshells, including 69-year-old Stjepan Biletic who trained to do so when he retired from schoolteaching after the 1992-95 Bosnian war...

    “There is an old saying that it is more important to keep customs alive than villages,” Biletic said, who hopes that he will be able to pass the skill on to his grandson...

  • India's angry Dalits rise against age-old caste prejudices

    Among the attacks on Dalits in the past month: a 13-year-old girl who was beaten up for drinking from a temple water pump; a Dalit team in the traditional Indian sport of kabaddi attacked by a rival upper-caste squad for winning a match; an impoverished Dalit couple hacked to death following a disagreement with an upper-caste shopkeeper over a debt of 15 rupees (22 cents)...

    Living in such close quarters, they are becoming less...

  • Refuge and responsibility: the age-old lessons that Europe forgets

    His Muslim religion (such as he would have understood it at that age) was cancelled out by his Kurdish origin – the Kurds being a brave warrior people whom we regularly admirer, support and usually betray...

    We mourned for him not just because he was an innocent three-year old but because he was a white innocent three-year old...

  • Old-age security

    THE Employees Old-Age Benefits Act, 1976 was promulgated with a view to providing benefits to those employed in industrial, commercial and other organisations...

    Employers have to pay a monthly contribution to the Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI), which is responsible for the administration and management of the scheme...

  • BoI, Pak-Saudi Chamber sign MoU for investment

    ISLAMABAD: The Board of Investment (BoI) and Pak-Saudi Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PSJCCI) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to encourage and facilitate bilateral investment between the two countries...

    Saudi companies may benefit from the liberal investment policies of Pakistan, he added...

  • Scientists discover hidden chamber in Great Pyramid

    CAIRO: Scientists have found a hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza, the first such discovery in the structure since the 19th century and one likely to spark a new surge of interest in the pharaohs...

    The purpose of the chamber is unclear, and it’s not yet known whether it was built with a function in mind...

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