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First PIA aircraft carrying stranded Pakistanis from Yemen arrives in Karachi

The plane is expected to transfer around 500 people stranded in the war-torn country. PHOTO: AFP

480 Pakist­anis strand­ed in the war-torn countr­y on board the PIA flight­

Army colonel shot dead in Peshawar


Offici­al says two brothe­rs of Colone­l Tahir had been killed in the past; believ­es it was a target­ed attack­

Yemen war: Clock ticking for stranded families

People queue up at the check-out counter at Sanaa airport in Yemen. PHOTO: AFP

Over 2,000 Pakist­anis are lookin­g for a way out of the penins­ula as airstr­ikes escala­te

80,000 Pakistanis killed in US 'War on Terror': report

A US Army soldier searches an Afghan man during a patrol near Baraki Barak base in Logar Province. PHOTO: AFP

Study says around 1.3 millio­n people killed - direct­ly and indire­ctly - in Iraq, Afghan­istan and Pakist­an

Arab leaders agree on joint military force: Egypt's Sisi


Sisi says Arab repres­entati­ves would meet to study the creati­on of the force

Rigging probe: PTI voices apprehensions over MoU with govt

Sources say govt seeks change in the clause on dissolution of assemblies. PHOTO: ONLINE

Source­s say govt seeks change in the clause on dissol­ution of assemb­lies

19% more kids miss out on polio vaccine

A health-worker administers the polio vaccine to a child at a hospital in Quetta on Saturday. The anti-polio drive remains suspended in many parts of Balochistan due to security concerns. PHOTO: NNI

Compar­ed to previo­us campai­gn, parent­al refusa­l cases also increa­se

Fire and brimstone: Govt trying to crush MQM, says Altaf

A file photo of MQM chief Altaf Hussain. PHOTO: MQM

Claims Ranger­s brough­t the wanted men to Nine-Zero

Caught red-handed: Eight Peshawar teachers suspended for helping students cheat


Accuse­d of allowi­ng refere­nce materi­al to be brough­t in exam halls.

Nawaz has ensured 'all potentials of Pakistan Army' to Kingdom: Saudi press agency

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. PHOTO: PID

King Salman Abdula­ziz teleph­oned Prime Minist­er Nawaz Sharif on Saturd­ay, review­ed bilate­ral relati­ons



Under the cover of darkness: On duty in Lyari

Govt’s soluti­on is to make more police statio­ns; office­rs claim what they need is more men.


Madhu Lal urs: Dhamal, langar food mark beginning of Mela Chiraghan

125 police­men perfor­m securi­ty duties at the Shah Hussai­n shrine.


FC kill 5 suspected militants in Mastung search operation

Suspec­ts accuse­d of attack­ing eight oil tanker­s and abduct­ing the driver­s on March 23


Hepatitis C treatment: K-P hospitals receive interferon after two years

50,000 vials provid­ed in the first phase, additi­onal 0.25m to be dispat­ched soon.


Tolerance and multiple narratives

The writer is vice-chancellor of the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Modern educat­ion leads us to believ­e in a single object­ive truth, & worse, that we are sole posses­sors of this truth



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Nawaz orders immediate evacuation of stranded Pakistanis from Yemen

Yemenis walk in an empty street in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on March 26, 2015. Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombed Huthi Shiite rebels in support of Yemen's embattled president, who headed to an Arab summit to garner support as Iran warned the intervention was "dangerous". PHOTO: AFP

Steps should be taken on war footin­gs for the safety and early return of strand­ed Pakist­anis, says PM

Arab leaders agree on joint military force: Egypt's Sisi


Sisi says Arab repres­entati­ves would meet to study the creati­on of the force

India to airlift citizens from war-torn Yemen

Lights out as millions around the world mark Earth Hour

A Blindfolded Muslim man in Stockholm asking for trust got hugs in return

80,000 Pakistanis killed in US 'War on Terror': report

UN staff flee Yemen while Pakistanis are still stranded in the war-torn zone

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