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  • Little springs in the desert

    And not just us, they would be popping up everywhere like little springs in the desert,” he says, adding that it’s unfortunate that a sectarian wedge was driven deep into society in order to take the young ones away from this sweet tradition that keeps the thirst of Prophet’s family fresh in their minds and teaches them not to bow before evil forces while helping others...

  • Natural springs attract crowds in Khyber Agency

    LANDI KOTAL: The rising mercury level has forced residents of Landi Kotal and Jamrud tehsils of Khyber Agency to take respite at natural springs at Ali Masjid and Landi Khana...

    Both these places have cool and fresh natural springs which also are the main source of drinking water for majority of the dwellers of Shinwari and Zakhakhel localities...

  • From chaos springs hope

    Najumul Saqib Iqbal was searching for a job after earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in 2005...

    The ambitious 20-year old wanted to work with foreigners, whom he thought were energetic and dynamic
  • ACE springs into action against former irrigation officials

    BADIN: The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE), Badin circle, has started actively pursuing the corruption cases registered against 15 sitting and former officials of the Sindh Irrigation and Drainage Authority (Sida) and the irrigation department...

    The funds were released for the maintenance and fortification of dykes of the canals and drains of Hyderabad, Badin and Tando Mohammad Khan districts...

  • Springs, canals in Swabi being used as waste dumping sites

    SWABI: Though the Swabi district is blessed with a number of natural springs and canals, the people’s callousness and authorities’ failure to prevent them from being polluted has ruined this natural source of water being used for centuries by people for the purposes of irrigating crops and domestic use...

    The unchecked throwing of garbage and emptying of drains into the springs has polluted their water to the core...

  • PTI springs a surprise in Punjab

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) pulled a surprise on Saturday as it snatched one Senate general seat with a majority first priority vote in the Punjab Assembly despite being short of the required number...

    Its candidate Chaudhry Sarwar topped the seven candidates’ list in general seats with 44 first priority votes, while his party has 30 members in the assembly
  • Karachi springs to life with PSL final

    THE most exciting moment for which millions of Karachiites had been waiting for nearly a year finally arrived here on Sunday when the National Stadium (NSK) hosted the final of the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) between Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United...

    Definite plans to host the marquee contest in Karachi had been unveiled by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) right after the success of the PSL final in Lahore last...
  • CM Buzdar springs into action after federal cabinet reshuffle

    LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan’s direction to Chief Minister Usman Buzdar to monitor his cabinet members has put the latter on his toes to activate provincial ministers to deliver in the face of opposition’s concerns that there is governance collapse and public services are scarcely available...

    The prime minister had issued the instruction not only to the Punjab chief minister but his counterpart in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as well and...
  • Govt springs into action as gas crisis deepens

    Both the gas utilities and the federal government have done little over the years to further explore natural gas, check gas theft and leakage, import the required liquefied natural gas (particularly in case of Sindh), and curb use of compressors by consumers despite the ever-increasing demand and repeated warnings by weather experts to Pakistan about effects of climate change...

    ”Supplying gas to Sindh and Balochistan, the SSGC faces...

  • Five dead as gunmen attack Ivory Coast beach resort

    GRAND BASSAM: At least five people were killed on Sunday when heavily-armed gunmen opened fire in the Ivory Coast resort town of Grand-Bassam, leaving bodies strewn on the beach...

    “At the moment there are five dead,” a military source said after the assault in the resort popular with Westerners...

  • KP’s biggest picnic resort in a shambles for seven years

    The biggest recreational picnic resort of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, once the most beautiful and frequented Kund National Park, was destroyed in the flashfloods of July 2010...

    Rehman Said, the manager of Kund National Park, told this scribe that the biggest picnic resort of the province faced several problems...

  • Swat’s tourist resort turns into garbage dump

    They said that the area was once a tourist resort as people would enjoy its pleasant weather, tasty peaches, juicy apples and fresh strawberries...

    “However, the scenic resort has been turned into a filthy area full of houseflies and bad smell,” they added...

  • Tourist resort in Nagarparkar opens

    KARACHI: The Sindh culture and tourism ministry has opened the Rooplo Kolhi Resort at Nagarparkar, which it described as the first of its many projects aimed at promoting tourism in the province, officials said on Sunday...

    “This resort has been built at the foothills of the Karoonjhar Mountains in Thar Desert, which will serve a great deal to tourism, especially people from other parts of Sindh and the rest of the country,” said a...

  • Two foreigners stabbed to death at beach resort in Egypt

    CAIRO: Two foreign women were killed on Friday and four others were wounded when an assailant stabbed them at an Egyptian beach resort in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said...

    The governor of Red Sea province, where the resort of Hurghada is located, said two “foreign residents” of the city were killed in the attack, a cabinet statement said...

  • Suspected jihadists attack tourist resort in Mali capital

    BAMAKO: Suspected jihadists stormed a tourist resort popular with Westerners outside the Malian capital Bamako on Sunday, the country’s security ministry said...

    Security forces were battling the attackers at the Kangaba resort after the assault, with nearby residents reporting hearing shots while smoke billowed into the air, with at least one building ablaze...

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