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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in the New York City area Tuesday as Superstorm Sandy pounded the East Coast, killing at least 38 people, sweeping homes into the ocean, flooding large swaths of coastal areas, crippling public transit, and leaving millions without ...

 

KARACHI  - President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday advised the authorities concerned to ...

ISLAMABAD - There is neither a preventable vaccine, nor is there a treatment that ...

LAHORE – While seeking acceleration in the pace of work on the Metro Bus Project, ...

LAHORE - A memorandum of understanding was signed between Punjab government and German ...

LALAMUSA  – Federal Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira on Tuesday said that caretaker setup would assume charge after March 18 and general elections will be held according to the time ...

M Afzaal Hameed and Baqul Mohsin BAHAWALPUR - A passenger van crashed into a pick-up truck at a busy highway intersection near Bahawalpur on Tuesday, leaving 26 people, including women and children, ...

GLENN GREENWALDImran Khan is, according to numerous opinion polls, the most popular politician in Pakistan and may very well be the country’s next prime minister. He is also a vehement critic of US drone attacks on his country, vowing to order them shot down if he becomes premier and leading ...

LONDON (AFP) - London police are looking to sell off their Scotland Yard headquarters as part of a series of budget cuts as Britain struggles to shrink its huge deficit, a senior officer revealed Tuesday. Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey said the Metropolitan Police was hoping to save around ...

HEBRON (AFP) - Israeli troops arrested five Palestinians in the southern West Bank overnight, including two men with ties to the Islamic Jihad movement, witnesses told AFP on Tuesday. During a pre-dawn raid in Beit Ummar village just north of Hebron, troops arrested Wahid Abu Marya, 45, who spent ...

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Country-pop star Taylor Swift will co-host the Grammy nominations live on television from Nashville, the capital of country music, the Recording Academy said on Monday.Swift, 22, who has won six Grammy awards, will join rapper-actor LL Cool J to announce nominees in some of ...

OPINIONS

Columns

Editorials

Letters

Both the enormous challenges facing Pakistan’s economy and our rather dismal economic governance over the last four and half years are ...

As neighbours, China and Japan have a chequered history mingled with periods of conflict and peace. Following the second Sino-Japanese war, China was ...

Pakistan is unfortunate amongst a few select countries to have never had a cohesive, integrated and permanent national policy. It is a sad but a true ...

A week after Pakistan’s ruling party, the PPP, finally felt vindicated over a landmark verdict by the country’s Supreme Court, the ...

As the two main contenders for the White House vie with each other to assure the electorate that, given the opportunity to run the country ...

The deaths of Rohingyas in Myanmar has reached 130 after arson by the majority community, of Burmese Buddhists, in Rakhine state, destroyed 800 ...

This is a tough time for America that is confronting the worst hurricane in its history. The wide scale of deluge that Sandy has brought is too large ...

Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf’s meeting with Saudi Monarch Shah Abdullah in Mina where the Saudi leader talked highly of ties with ...

It is an established fact now that the people of Karachi are living on a heap of arms and ammunition. Unfortunately, ...

A middle school for girls was constructed in the scenic village of Reshun at a great cost. But the planners did not ...

It was never easy to get to see or even reach by phone the police chief of a city or a province. He was always said to ...

A very comprehensive and elaborate exercise was conducted during 1998 by a task force of experts, involving all ...

REGIONAL

Lahore

Karachi

Islamabad

LAHORE – While seeking acceleration in the pace of work on the Metro Bus Project, Punjab ...

LAHORE – PML-N President Mian Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday expressed a deep sense of grief and ...

LAHORE – The PTI Lahore chapter observed Revolution Day on Tuesday to mark the first ...

LAHORE – Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial on Thursday said that ...

KARACHI  - President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday advised the authorities concerned to follow ...

KARACHI - Crime Investigation Department (CID) claimed to have arrested four alleged operatives of ...

KARACHI - Transporters in the metropolis seem reluctant to reduce fares despite huge cut in the ...

KARACHI  - Pilgrims have started arriving home after performing Haj in Saudi Arabia, media ...

ISLAMABAD - There is neither a preventable vaccine, nor is there a treatment that specifically ...

RAWALPINDI - Police have thwarted an attempt to smuggle weapons in Punjab from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ...

RAWALPINDI  - The use of residential areas for commercial purposes is on the rise in the city, ...

ISLAMABAD  - Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) aims to hold a series of workshops on project ...

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