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  • Family of engineering student who died in Hyderabad jail demands justice

    HYDERABAD: The family of an engineering student who died under controversial circumstances in the Hyderabad central prison believe that they are being denied justice...

    Tauqeer Mashoori, a final year student at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology’s electrical department, was arrested along with two friends — Sohail Mari and Saif Katpar — on June 26 in a liquor case by the GOR police...

  • Meetha Ram Hostel to house ‘dangerous’ prisoners

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has ordered the provincial home department to notify the famous Meetha Ram Hostel — once providing lodging facilities to students of the D...

    The officials said that after the chief minister’s signing of the summary, a formal notification would be issued for granting the Meetha Ram Hostel the status of a sub-jail on Thursday...

  • Swat villagers demand ‘ram’ water pumps

    MINGORA: The people from Swat’s high-altitude areas have demanded of the government to install the hydraulic ‘ram pumps’ for the supply of water from streams to their houses...

    Rehmatullah Kundi, an electrical engineer from DI Khan, who designed and developed the pump, said the mechanical device supplied water to houses located at high altitudes...

  • Two Indian states in lockdown for Guru Ram Rahim’s rape sentencing today

    NEW DELHI: India is deploying thousands of riot police and shutting down internet services in two northern states, as it prepares for the sentencing on Monday of a self-styled ‘guru’ whose followers went on the rampage after he was convicted of rape on Friday...

    Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s cult Dera Sacha Sauda has a vast rural following in Punjab and Haryana states, where frenzied mobs burned down gas stations and train stations and...

  • Lord Ram in a secular court

    IT is an exaggeration and possibly untrue that Hindu revivalists have a poor knowledge of history...

    Most people anywhere are not conversant with all the facts of their past and they are sanguine in their knowledge or lack of it...

  • THE GRAPEVINE: Ram Gopal Verma - Homophobe or Sexist?

    We know that Ram Gopal Verma (RGV) doesn’t weigh his words before uttering them, but this is downright condemnable...

    ’ To Tiger’s credit, he has been very composed and mature about the below-the-belt remark, saying RGV is a senior director who has been in the industry for years, and, it wouldn’t be right if he [Tiger] speaks his heart out...

  • Ram reaches Newport semi-finals

    NEWPORT: Rajeev Ram continued his upset run at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships ATP grass court tournament here on Thursday, saving two match points against French fifth seed Adrian Mannarino to book his semi-final berth...

    The 161st-ranked Rajeev, who ousted top-seeded American John Isner in the first round, needed two hours and 34 minutes to get past Mannarino 2-6, 7-6 (10-8), 7-6 (7-2)...

  • Raavan’s legend lives with Ram

    IT will be Dussehra in a few days, mostly celebrated in north India as the day Lord Ram vanquished the demon king Raavan and rescued his wife Sita who the ruler of Lanka had kidnapped...

    Of course there are many other versions of the Ram-Sita and Ram-Raavan stories but religious puritans and revivalists have willy-nilly forced people to make do with just one narrative...

  • Australia skittle out Sri Lanka cheaply to ram home advantage

    PALLEKELE: An unbroken stand of 59 between Steve Smith and Usman Khawaja placed Australia in firm command on Tuesday of their opening Test against Sri Lanka after the hosts were bowled out for just 117...

    When rain forced an early end to play on the first day in Pallekele, Australia were 66 for two, with skipper Smith (28) and his partner Khawaja (25) ramming home the advantage forged by their bowlers...

  • Sakha Ram Binder, an anti-hero

    KARACHI: There seems to be a legitimate reason behind the banning of Vijay Tendulkar’s play Sakha Ram Binder in India back in 1974...

    The script is not for the easily offended, as it yanks the audience from its moral high ground and forces them to witness, as well as participate in, certain uncomfortable truths about human nature...

  • Shiv Sena's latest mantra: Sharif is Ravana, Modi his slayer Ram

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly told his cabinet colleagues to refrain from chest thumping over India’s claims of a cross border raid against terrorists in Azad Kashmir, but wall posters were out in his constituency in Varanasi depicting him as Lord Ram and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as demon king Ravana who Ram slayed...

    Elections in Uttar Pradesh are due next year, and form a key test of the prime minister’s...

  • ‘Unattended’ baby suffers burns at Ganga Ram ICU

    LAHORE: A newborn suffered critical burns after his arm touched a gas heater at the intensive care unit of the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Monday...

    Quoting parents, an employee told the media that the baby remained unattended after the duty nurses and doctors went to their rooms...

  • Laying waste to a heritage site — Mitha Ram Hostel

    KARACHI: From the main gate, vests, trousers and shalwars can be seen hanging on the first floor of the historic Mitha Ram Hostel building located near Pakistan Chowk...

    Just then, a Pakistan Rangers guard blocks the view, curtly declaring: “Photography and visitors are not allowed here...

  • Muslim actor Nawazuddin forced out of Ram Leela

    NEW DELHI: Amid growing pressure by the Hindu right to isolate Muslims from Hindu festivals, Indian movie actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was forced by the Shiv Sena to pull out of a Ram Leela show, reports said on Friday...

    Currently in his village Budhana in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, Siddiqui said he was very excited to perform at the Ram Leela, especially because it was being staged in his hometown...

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