National

Dr Ruth Pfau laid to rest with full state honours

‘A great loss to humanity’     — Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’ dedicated her life to fighting leprosy in the country — ‘I’m not treating a disease, I’m treating a person’    

Columns

Of fiction, Old and New

Syed Afsar Sajid

  The two books belong to two entirely different epochs of literary lineage viz., the early modern and the post-modern converging on a cross-literary mosaic The Valley of Fear Author: Arthur Conan

Editorials

Setback to Centre- provincial harmony

CCI’s reconstitution unfair to Balochistan and KP   The Prime Minister’s decision to add another two members to Punjab’s representation in the eight- member Council of Common Interests (CCI) by denuding one

Business

Minister pledges measures to improve textile sector

FAISALABAD: Commerce and Textile State Minister Haji Muhammad Akram Ansari said on Saturday that short and long-term remedial strategies would be evolved to improve the textile sector. Addressing a function at Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI), he asked...

Foreign

Death toll reaches 600 in South Asia monsoon floods

NEW DELHI: Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, rescue officials said on Saturday, as relief and rescue operations continued. Indian authorities sought

Sports

Sethi confirms World XI tour

— PCB chairman says visiting team will have big names from all top cricketing nations   Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi on Saturday reaffirmed his aim to restore international cricket

City

BISP empowering women socially, financially: Marvi

KARACHI: Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) through its beneficiary committees is bringing real women empowerment in the country, said State Minister and BISP Chairperson Marvi Memon. She expressed these views during a

BISP empowering women socially, financially: Marvi

KARACHI: Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) through its beneficiary committees is bringing real women empowerment in the country, said State Minister and BISP Chairperson Marvi Memon. She expressed these views during a

Resident succumbs to injuries

  LAHORE: A man named Zohaib, who was seriously injured after a policeman allegedly pushed him off a road adjacent to an underpass, succumbed to his wounds on Saturday. According to the

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