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  • Scouts stop Dawn Relief from ‘rebuilding houses’ in Chitral

    PESHAWAR: The Chitral Scouts stopped members of the Dawn Relief Earthquake Welfare Organisation, also known simply as Dawn Relief, from entering the calamity-hit area of Churan Oveer over the latter’s failure to produce a no-objection certificate (NOC), said a press release on Thursday...

    Some personnel of the Chitral Scouts stopped a team from Dawn Relief — which was established by the Dawn Media Group in late 2005 — at the Koragh...

  • Chitral Scouts wins polo tourney

    CHITRAL: The Chitral Scouts won the District Cup Polo Tournament by defeating the Chitral Levies by three goals in the final match here on Thursday...

    Feroz Ali of Chitral Levies scored the first goal of the match in the fourth minute, while the Chitral Scouts got an equaliser three minutes later when Shahzad threw the ball into the goal...

  • Under-17 World Cup: Football scouts hunt for the next Messi

    SANTIAGO: While boys from around the world chase the ball on the pitch at the under-17 World Cup, the stands are packed with talent scouts seeking the next Lionel Messi...

    The big deployment of scouts has caused a stir in the media, though most of them keep a discreet distance from the press...

  • Be prepared for mines, mullahs: Afghan Scouts' reborn

    KABUL: In his blue cap and green Scouts shirt, 16-year-old Aref Qasemi sits in a room in Kabul with dozens of other boys and girls, his eyes barely making it over the shoulders of his fellow Scouts...

    Aref and his friends are not learning how to kayak or build a campfire, the usual things learned by Scouts in other countries, but how to identify and avoid these deadly, brutal weapons...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    Her paper — Solving core issues of early physics education in Pakistan — addresses the problem of paucity of women interested in careers in pure physics and sciences, while discussing novel ways to reach a wider audience...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai's 272nd urs kicks off in Bhit Shah

    HYDERABAD: The 272nd urs celebrations of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, Sindh's most popular sufi saint, commenced formally Friday morning in the town of Bhit Shah in Sindh's Matiari district...

    On Thursday evening, Waqar Hussain Shah, the 12th Sajjada Nashin of the shrine, visited the outer premises of the shrine along with his brothers (Mustafa Shah, Khaar Shah and Zulfikar Shah) and laid a floral wreath...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    The volumes are low in Pakistan but there is a need to start working on capacity building for institutions so that in future the country is well placed in adopting new technologies of electric vehicles and has the human resources to cope with challenges of the technology, the ministry said...

    The ministry said an argument can be made that in Pakistan fossil fuel vehicles will continue for a longer period, especially in the lower...

  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    An official said the order was made earlier this month over the maps that showed parts of the Himalayan Kashmir region in Pakistan and in China ? an extremely sensitive issue in India...

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on...

  • More than lines on a map

    With the positive side of a democratic dispensation evident in the agreement to move forward first with one (the western) of the branches of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the decision-makers will now need to focus all energies on securing the country from terrorism...

    Media reports have suggested that the rate of return, in some cases up to 30pc per year, on the Chinese investment may have factored in the ground...

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