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  • SC gives SOS Village Islamabad custody of Tayyaba

    ISLAMABAD: Exercising parental jurisdiction, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered for custody of Tayyaba, a 10-year-old who was employed as a maid and allegedly abused by her employer, to be given to the SOS Children’s Village in Islamabad for two months...

    Tayyaba has been residing in Pakistan Sweet Homes, an orphanage managed by the Pakistan Baitul Mal, since January this year...

  • Cane growers send SOS to govt

    The representatives claimed that Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) had unilaterally announced that due to the presence of surplus sugar stocks, millers would not be in a position to start crushing by December this year and would only pay a price of Rs120 per 40kg to farmers...

  • SOS to MoF

    ACCORDING to State Bank statistics, the country has suffered a trade deficit of almost $16bn in the first nine months of the year (July 16 to March 15)...

    Exports and imports are moving in just the opposite direction
  • Tayyaba to stay at SOS facility until SC delivers judgement

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday, hearing the Tayabba torture case ordered that until the court delivers its judgement, the ten-year-old must continue to reside at the SOS Children's Village in Islamabad, where she has been housed since March...

    In an earlier SC hearing held in March, the court offered custody of Tayyaba to be given to the SOS Children’s Village in Islamabad for a period of two months...

  • SOS service introduced in Kohat schools, colleges

    KOHAT: An SOS message service has been introduced in the educational institutions across the district linked with the local Rescue 15 centre to deal with any untoward incident, a security official said...

    The SOS message would also be available with the nearest police station and other rescue organisations so they could reach the affected area in the shortest possible time, said the official...

  • Reham spends time with SOS stars

    SIALKOT: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan’s wife Reham Khan spent her Saturday with the children of the SOS village near Khambraanwala...

    The SOS village management gave a detailed briefing about their performance...

  • Call to set up SOS villages, old homes in Balochistan

    QUETTA: The Commander Southern Command, Lt General Muhammad Naseer Janjua, stressed the need for establishing SOS villages and social welfare institutions like shelters for homeless children and elderly people in Balochistan...

    Also read: Balochistan no more in state of fear, says Gen Janjua The Commander Southern Command lauded the efforts of the SOS organisation...

  • Govt devises plan to combat coronavirus as students send SOS

    It will be attended by the federal secretaries for foreign affairs, national health services, interior and aviation, provincial health secretaries, chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority, surgeon general of the Pakistan Army, director general of the Military Operations, director general (counter-intelligence) of the Inter-Services Intelligence, director general of the Provincial Disaster Manage­ment Authority, director...

  • FPW forecasts winter weddings in white

    KARACHI: The three-day Fashion Pakistan Week ’17 Winter Festive under the Fashion Pakistan Council kicked off at the Global Marquee off Sharea Fai­sal on Tuesday with 18 established and emerging designers showcasing bridal and groom wear, luxury pret and festive wear...

  • ENVIRONMENT: TEN WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL

    The sheesham across the road turned 25 this past monsoon...

    From the tiny sapling sown into the wasteland that was once the upcoming housing society, to a full-grown Don Juan on the road, the fast-growing Dalbergia sissoo (known commonly as North Indian Rosewood) had a macho bearing, commanding the landscape around it
  • Afghan weddings: bigger, fatter and hard to tame

    “In Afghanistan you invite the whole village, the whole tribe, everyone who ever invited you to their wedding, and they bring their own guests,” Akbar Sabawoon said over the din of drumbeats in Qasr-e-Paris (Paris Palace), a neon-spangled hall with a huge replica of the Eiffel Tower in the forecourt...

    The bill seeks to relieve the huge financial strain weddings pose on grooms, who usually pay for everything from the banquet feast to...

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