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Playgrounds become a luxury for students

Being the future of the nation, all modern facilities, including extra-curricular, should be provided to the students at educational institutions to groom the youngsters, however, majority of private systems and the schools

Nine held for gambling

Shahzad Town police on Sunday raided a gambling den at Tarlie and arrested nine gamblers with Rs 4,700 stake money, playing cards and several mobile phones. A spokesman for Islamabad police said

Harris blow for Aussies

Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris looks unlikely to start in the upcoming third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka after scans revealed a hamstring strain. Harris had complained of a stiff

Swann the skipper for WI T20s

Graeme Swann was Wednesday named captain of England’s squad for two Twenty20 internationals against West Indies. With injured captain and vice-captain Stuart Broad and Eoin Morgan currently unavailable, England had been hesitating

Pakistan not to bid for CT

The Pakistan Hockey Federation will not bid for the hosting rights of the Champions Trophy which was shifted from India due to the administrative row over the governance of the game there.

It’s time for nuptials

The wedding season has started with the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Marriage halls in the city can now be seen in business. These marriages have helped a number of

Thatta braces for rains

After an advisory of heavy rainfall of monsoon’s fresh spell for the area including Thatta, Thatta DCO, Mohammad Jaffer Abbasi, called upon the officials of concerned departments to work in close collaboration

Security for Chaand Raat

Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Ahmed Raza Tahir said on Monday that special security arrangements were being made for Chaand Raat and Eid. He said Lahore Police would ensure that the

Hazare ready for dialogue

An Indian anti-graft activist whose hunger strike has galvanised millions to hold the biggest protests in decades appeared on Sunday ready to end a standoff with the government, saying he was open

Need for the Fund

Humayun Akhtar Khan: With the problematic IMF program expiring in September, the central donor-debate will shift from reviving the stalled arrangement to determining modalities for its replacement. That eventually only seven odd

Endgame nearing for unpopular Japan PM

Unpopular Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan looked likely to finally step down this month after parliament made headway on key legislation on Wednesday, setting the stage for Japan’s sixth prime minister in

For a nuclear-free South Asia

The 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing on Hiroshima, Japan was observed throughout the world, including Lahore, on Saturday. The demand for Pakistan to commit to nuclear disarmament has been echoing from

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