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Iran hangs 14 for drug trafficking

Iran on Monday hanged 14 people in Tehran after they were convicted of drug trafficking, a statement from the Tehran prosecutor’s office said. The report identified them only by their initials. The

Tseng hangs on to beat Yang in playoff

Top ranked Yani Tseng made the most of her second chances Sunday, rolling in a four-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff to defend her NW Arkansas Championship title.

Butt’s future hangs in the balance

Ijaz Butt’s future as the PCB chairman hangs in balance, with his family reportedly not in favour of the former Test player’s extension when his term ends on October 8. Butt, who

Iran hangs rapist

Iran on Saturday hanged a convicted rapist in the southern city of Shahrekord, the state television website reported. It said the unidentified man was found guilty of raping a woman doctor in

14-year-old girl hangs herself

A teenaged girl committed suicide in Baldia Town, the Saeedabad police said on Friday. They said that Shaista Muhammad Ikram, 14, hanged herself by a rope from a ceiling fan at her

Afridi’s captaincy hangs in the balance

The Pakistan Cricket Board has yet to take a decision on Shahid Afridi`s future as captain of the national team. The PCB has issued show cause notice to Afridi seeking an explanation

Fate of temporarily appointed doctors hangs in the balance

LAHORE – The fate of doctors recently recruited by the Punjab Health Department to run hospitals in the absence of striking doctors hangs in the balance, as the YDA has expressed its reservation regarding their future, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The Health Department appointed 617 doctors to run the emergency departments of various hospitals, while the young doctors were on a strike. However, the appointments are not regular, putting the fate of all these newly elected doctors in

Future of BTech graduates hangs in the balance

ISLAMABAD – Lack of interest on part of Ministry of Science and Technology has led to uncertainty about the future of more than fifty thousands BTech graduates, who are being refused jobs in government sector due to undefined status of their degrees.
The BTech graduates are deprived of access to higher studies and jobs in government sector, as Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) is not accepting their degrees. After the refusal of PEC, the office of Chairman Pakistan Council of

Fate of acid burn victims hangs in the balance

ISLAMABAD – Notwithstanding the large number of women parliamentarians, “Acid Control and Burn Crime Prevention Bill 2010” tabled by Marvi Memon in National Assembly a year ago to address the vital issue of acid violence in Pakistan is still pending approval.
The bill is aimed at controlling the import, production, transportation, boarding, sale, and use of acid to prevent its misuse as a corrosive substance and to provide legal support to acid and burn victims. With approval of

Oil price sword hangs over government

KARACHI – International oil prices continue to stay stable; however, political uncertainty on the domestic front has forced the government to hold back on the oil price increase. This time round, the government would have three options i) base-case: reduction of deemed duty to five percent and the residual price increase passed on to the consumer, ii) passing-on the full impact of last four-months price increase and iii) subsidising oil prices.
Eruption of civil unrest in the

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