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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • Govt asked to set up sasta bazaars in Swabi

    SWABI: Local people have demanded establishment of sasta bazaars in the district during the holy month of Ramazan...

    Talking to Dawn here on Monday they said that in big cities relief was provided to consumers by establishing sasta or bachat bazaars in Ramazan, enabling the poverty-stricken people to purchase eatables at low prices...

  • No sasta bazaar, no relief for Peshawarites

    PESHAWAR: Unlike past, the provincial government this time failed to set up sasta bazaars in the provincial metropolis to provide relief to the low income consumers in the holy month of Ramazan and thus the profiteers taking advantage of the situation are charging prices at will...

    In past, sasta bazaars used to be established at Shahi Bagh, Pejagi Road or at Hayatabad, but this year no such arrangement has been made where consumers...

  • Sasta Bazaar brings relief to inflation-hit people

    MUZAFFARABAD: Residents of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) capital have greatly been relieved from skyrocketing prices of fruit and vegetables after the opening of three Sasta (cheap) bazaars in different parts of the town...

    The Sasta bazaars, a yearly initiative of the Municipal Corporation Muzaffarabad, have not only broken the monopoly of the profiteers in the fruit and vegetable market but have helped in controlling the prices...

  • Provincial govts advised to expand network of Sasta Bazaar

    ISLAMABAD: The National Price Monitoring Committee (NPMC) on Friday suggested to the provincial governments and the Islamabad Capital Territory administration to expand the network of Sasta Bazaar to ensure availability of essential foods at lower prices to wider population...

    The committee made the recommendation after it noted that the prices of essential goods were significantly lower in Sasta Bazaars as compared to open market,...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Round 2: All eyes on Pakistan to pull a Pakistan against India

    In the previous outing between these two on Wednesday, Pakistan were horrible to watch, failing miserably in what was a lop-sided eight-wicket defeat...

    Read: 5 takeaways from Pakistan's predictable meltdown against IndiaIn the game against Afghanistan days later, they regressed more, and were quite possibly the worst version of themselves...

  • Large contingent would have fetched more medals for Pakistan: Pakistan Olympic Association

    LAHORE: Needless reduction in the number of athletes in Pakistan’s contingent by Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for the ongoing 13th South Asian Games in Nepal has affected Pakistan’s chances of winning more medals in the mega event...

    In a press release, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) stated on Friday that while small countries like the host Nepal (596 athletes), Sri Lanka (564 athletes), Bangladesh (470 athletes) and India (487...

  • As Test cricket returns to Pakistan, Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bat first against Pakistan

    As Test cricket returns to Pakistan after over a decade, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday...

    Ahead of the start of the series, Pakistan's skipper Azhar Ali on Tuesday thanked Sri Lanka for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour in the country in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009 drove international cricket away... ...

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