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  • Dawn.com wins two awards at WAN-IFRA South Asian Digital Media Awards

    com won two awards at the prestigious World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) South Asian Digital Media Awards 2017...

    The digital publication won the silver and bronze titles in the Best Data Visualisation category for:Banned outfits in Pakistan openly operate in FacebookA Pakistani woman’s workplace dilemmaFrom Pakistan, the Jang Media Group won the silver title in the Best Innovation New Product category for...

  • HUM TV awards 2015: Can in-house awards ever be impartial?

    This year's HUM TV awards, aired in full on the TV channel this weekend, showed an unprecedented level of organization and high production values from dances to lighting and sets...

    Seems like the great Pakistani songs of the past and present failed to impress coordinators of the HUM TV awards enough to warrant a performance...

  • Raymond Davis pens tell-all on 2011 Pakistan incident

    Raymond Davis — United States citizen and ex-Central Intelligence Agency employee who sparked a diplomatic storm in Pakistan in 2011 after shooting dead two young men in Lahore — has written a book about his experience...

    In his memoir, titled The Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis, Davis talks in detail about his experience in Pakistan...

  • Hosni Mubarak to stand re-trial over 2011 killing of protesters

    CAIRO: Egypt's high court said on Thursday former president Hosni Mubarak would be retried in the case of the 2011 killing of protesters...

    Earlier in Novmber 2014, an Egyptian court has dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak in connection with the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his nearly three-decade reign...

  • Syria war has claimed more than 330,000 lives since 2011: monitor

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it has documented the deaths of 331,765 people across Syria since the conflict erupted in mid-March 2011 with anti-government protests...

    Included in the overall death toll are 99,617 civilians, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP, adding that the figures were for the period between March 15, 2011 and July 15, 2017...

  • Sri Lanka to probe 2011 World Cup's controversial defeat against India

    Sri Lanka's sports minister gave his support Wednesday for an investigation into the country's controversial 2011 World Cup loss against India, amid fresh allegations of match fixing...

    The sports minister at the time Mahindananda Aluthgamage has raised fresh concerns, telling local media there were “several disturbing factors about that game”...

  • IHC decided 29,784 cases since 2011

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) decided 29,784 cases since its establishment in January 2011, said Chief Justice Mohammad Anwar Khan Kasi...

    “The consultation to fill the vacant positions is in progress and the IHC will soon send proposals to the Judicial Commission of Pakistan,” he said...

  • Nisar, Saudi envoy discuss 2011 killing of diplomat in Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan assured the Saudi ambassador to Pakistan that those responsible for the murder of a Saudi diplomat in Karachi in 2011 would be brought to book at all costs...

    Mr Qahtani, who was a security officer at the Saudi consulate in Karachi, was killed in a drive-by shooting in Defence Phase VI days after Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed by US special forces in a raid in Abbottabad...

  • PML-N papers: A snapshot of Nawaz Sharif's personal expenses through 2011-2012

    While Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his earlier wealth reconciliation statement to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for the year 2011 declared Rs19,878,706 as personal expenses, his 2012 statement showed Rs24,096,786 as personal expensesAccording to a wealth statement of his spouse Kalsoom Nawaz, she spent Rs1,125,630 during 2011 as personal expenses but only Rs15,035 during 2012...

    The documents submitted in the country's top...

  • Ex-SHO sacked over 2011 Kharotabad incident gunned down in Quetta

    Kakar was among those sacked for negligence in the May 2011 Kharotabad incident in which five foreigners, three of them women, were killed by security personnel in Quetta over suspicions they were Chechen terrorists trying to attack a checkpoint near the airport...

    Police surgeon Dr Syed Baqir Shah who had conducted the post-mortem on the bodies of the five foreigners was gunned down in Dec 2011 after facing death threats...

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