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  • Cattle pens to be shifted out of Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: The Municipal Corporation of Peshawar has decided to shift cattle pens out of the provincial capital to an open place...

    The official said the municipal corporation gave two weeks to owners to shift cattle pens out of the city to prevent crackdown...

  • 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
  • The man in love with fountain pens

    Dr Imran Ijaz Haider has travelled all over the world to see, buy and use the most popular and state-of-the-art fountain pens...

    His passion for writing with fountain pens dates back to his early childhood when his schoolteacher taught him to write with the reed pens and make his own calligraphy tools by altering ordinary fountain pens...

  • Fact to fiction: Boris Johnson’s father pens ‘Brexit thriller’

    LONDON: In the thriller Kompromat, a political earthquake is shaking Britain and the European Union, a populist tide is sweeping the West and a resurgent Russia is pulling invisible strings around the world...

    British author Stanley Johnson found gallons of real-life fuel for his forthcoming novel, billed as a “Brexit thriller”
  • Xi pens friendship letter to N. Korea before rare visit

    Xi Jinping will burnish China's fragile alliance with North Korea by making his first trip to Pyongyang as president this week — and on Wednesday he sealed their friendship in ink, offering a "grand plan" for regional stability...

    Xi, who will be the first Chinese president to visit Pyongyang in 14 years, penned a rare front-page opinion piece in North Korea's official newspaper, touting their "irreplaceable" bond on the eve of this...
  • WHO pens prescription for UN climate change conference

    GENEVA: Millions of lives could be saved by reining in global warming, the World Health Organisation said on Monday, urging the COP26 summit to take serious climate action to improve public health worldwide...

    “The burning of fossil fuels is killing us,” the World Health Organisation said in an 82-page COP26 special report
  • Tour de Sindh riders reach Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Tour de Sindh cycle race partcipants were greeted with a warm welcome when they reached Hyderabad on Monday ...

    The cyclists paddled their way to University of Sindh, Jamshoro where Vice Chancellor Prof...

  • COAS visits Sindh Regimental Centre Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Sindh Regimental Centre, Hyderabad, on Thursday and laid floral wreath on Yadgar-i-Shuhada to pay homage to martyrs of Sindh Regiment who laid down their lives for the defence of the motherland...

    The COAS later pinned ranks to Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza as Colonel Commandant of the Sindh Regiment at a special ceremony which was attended by a large number of...

  • Parts of Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas districts stay shut on MQM call for Sindh-wide shutdown

    HYDERABAD: A partial strike was observed in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas districts while the routine life in other parts of Sindh remained unaffected on Saturday in response to a call for a business and transport shutdown in the province given by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as part of its ‘nationwide day of mourning’ against the killing of four of its activists in Karachi a day earlier...

    Sindh Rangers claimed that the MQM...

  • Parts of Hyderabad district shut on MQM’s call for Sindh-wide strike

    HYDERABAD: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) call for a Sindh-wide strike on Wednesday was responded positively in the Hyderabad and Latifabad talukas and parts of Mirpurkhas city but general ignored by people of all other interior districts...

    In Hyderabad district, main markets, bazaars and shops remained closed and vehiclar traffic off the road in two talukas, Hyderabad and Latifabad, but the routine life in Qasimabad was not...

  • Fawad Chaudhry blames Sindh govt for Covid-19 situation in Karachi and Hyderabad

    Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday blamed the Sindh government's poor governance for the worsening Covid-19 situation in Karachi and Hyderabad, noting that the percentage of vaccinated people in the two cities was low compared to the rest of the country...

    "We do not want to criticise the Sindh government but Karachi and Hyderabad are the most behind in vaccination which is why most...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

    A man convicted of rape and murder was executed early Tuesday morning at the Hyderabad Central Prison...

    Read: Focus on death penaltyJoyo's case was taken to the Sindh High Court and Supreme Court, both of which turned down his appeal against the conviction...

  • Anti-drugs rally held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A rally against drugs was taken out by a number of students of public and private schools and colleges along with scores of police officials on Thursday...

    According to a Hyderabad police spokesperson, district police launched the anti-drug campaign from Nov 17 to 23 in collaboration with the Crime and Human Rights Cell set up at Hyderabad SSP office...

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