Fit of rage: Woman killed in dispute

FAISALABAD: A woman was killed over a dispute in the Sadar Jaranwala area on Sunday. Police said Khalid Mehmood, a resident of Chak 103-GB, allegedly hit Rehana Bibi, who had had a dispute with his wife Ulfat Pervaiz, with a hammer. Rehana was critically injured and taken to a hospital where she succumbed to her injuries a few hours later due to internal ...

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G4S rejects £1.55bn bid for cash arm

G4S rejects a £1.55bn offer for its cash solutions business from UK private equity outfit Charterhouse Capital Partners.

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Saudi women defy driving ban

Saudi Arabian women defy authorities over female driving ban. CNN’s Mohammad Jamjoom reports.

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Muharram security: 167 procession routes, gatherings declared sensitive in Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: As many as 167 gatherings and procession routes in Faisalabad have been declared most sensitive by the district police, police spokesman Ameer Nasir Javaid said on Sunday. There will be 4,935 gatherings and processions in the division from the 7th to the 10th of Muharram. Javaid said the Police Department as well as other law enforcement agencies had been directed ...

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PAF gunship helicopter crashes in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: The pilot and co-pilot of a Pakistan Air Force gunship helicopter were injured when it crashed in the Cantt area of Gujranwala on Monday, Express News reported. The helicopter fell to the ground for unknown reasons and was destroyed on impact. The two injured men were taken to CMH Hospital for First Aid. The Pakistan Army reached the scene of ...

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Mother wants Maria back

The Bulgarian mother of the little Roma girl, Maria, tells CNN’s Karl Penhaul that she wants her daughter back.

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Falling standards: ‘Distorted history hinders learning’

LAHORE:  “Unless Pakistan moves away from being a security state and towards being a welfare state, education cannot become a priority,” Columnist Arshad Mahmood said at the first session of the final day of the Khudi Festival of Ideas at Ali Auditorium on Sunday. The session was titled Education and Censorship. Social activist Imran Khan was the moderator. The session ...

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Villas-Boas criticises Tottenham fans

Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas says the home support at White Hart Lane made the victory over Hull feel like an away game.

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Khudi Festival of Ideas: ‘Secular class to blame for our fate, not maulvis’

LAHORE: The current state of the country is not the fault of ‘maulvis’, but of a “secular class” of political and military leaders, said writer and politician Ayaz Amir in his concluding address at the Second Khudi Festival of Ideas on Sunday. “[The maulvis] have never been so powerful that they could bring the country to this state,” Amir said. From ...

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U.S. ‘stopped phone taps this year’

The U.S. ordered an end to some eavesdropping this summer after finding out world leaders’ phones had been tapped, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.

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Kashi Kari: Centuries old mosaic art on verge of extinction

MULTAN: In one of the most densely populated localities of Multan, stands the Sawi Mosque, depicting an exquisite piece of mosaic art called Kashi Kari. It was built by Nawab Said Khan Qureshi, a noble of the courts of Mughal emperors Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb Alamgir, in Kotla Toley Khan. The Sawi Mosque is the oldest mosque in Multan and is being ...

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