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  • Committee to dig into Jaranwala ‘rape scandal’

    FAISALABAD: The chief minister has formed a committee to investigate the recently reported alleged rape cases by paedophiles in Jaranwala...

    Four more families turned up with complaints since one such case was reported by media on Monday last and police registered four cases -- three with the Jaranwala city and one with the Saddar police on Tuesday...

  • Minor’s rape, murder spark protests in Jaranwala

    FAISALABAD: Markets remained close, students staged demonstrations and lawyers boycotted courts at Jaranwala on Monday in protest against rape and murder of a minor girl whose body was found in fields a day earlier...

    Traders associations have also announced a shutter down strike in the town today (Tuesday) that was already enraged by an alleged child rape scam, besides abduction and murder of a female student of the Government...

  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    KARACHI: The Ministry of Science and Technology has taken the initiative for “engineering foresight” to gear up auto assemblers and parts makers for new challenges, especially electric vehicles (EVs)...

    Various countries including the United States and India have already unveiled their plans for introducing EVs
  • Census road map

    AFTER many months of silence, it looks like the exercise to hold a population census by March may well be on track after all...

    Some serious delays have been encountered, and there was even talk back in August of scrapping the exercise altogether
  • Road map needed

    RESEARCH by the Urban Resource Centre Karachi has established that in the absence of a reasonable transport system a large percentage of women do not work, children often do not get to school, time and costs of commuting in uncomfortable conditions adversely affect the physical and mental health of commuters and increase poverty and domestic violence...

    In addition, it also results in massive environmental degradation, inappropriate...
  • ADB’s road map to help attract investment in mineral sector

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has finalised a road map for attracting private-sector investment from both domestic and international investors in the mineral sector of Pakistan, especially in Balochistan...

    The road map, contained in the final report which has been prepared at the completion of a small-scale policy and advisory assistance, has been designed to help the federal government and Balochistan manage and...

  • Qavvali at the chowk

    The Pakistan Chowk Community Centre (PCCC) on Saturday evening organised a qavvali performance by Subhan Ahmed Nizami at the chowk...

    The raised space from where two roads fork out to hit Shahrah-i-Liaquat (formerly Frere Road) was well lit, with daris rolled out on the floor and a takht-like stage placed in front...

  • Footprints: D-Chowk commission

    But the piles of mud, dug out to create the underground tunnel for the construction of the metro-bus project at D-Chowk, are still there on Thursday morning...

    Particles of dust are still flying over the Parliament House and D-Chowk...

  • Pakistan Chowk Community Centre inaugurated

    KARACHI: As Pakistan Chowk is a symbol of the city’s rich cultural and historical fabric, the inauguration of the Pakistan Chowk Community Centre (PCCC) on Wednesday was another step by concerned citizens and activists to reclaim the space long usurped by increasing violence, hoards of waste and gentrification...

    She said that the project became a part of the lives of those living near and far from Pakistan Chowk...

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