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Pepper spray university says sorry for search manipulation

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Students were pepper sprayed by campus police in 2011 The chancellor of a university has apologised over the hiring of a PR firm that promised to bury online search results about the pepper spraying of peaceful protesters. Linda Katehi admitted that UC Davis, California, brought ...

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Dancing with horses – BBC News

Image copyright AFP The Theatre Equestre Zingaro has an unusual stable of performers – the leading stars of its dramatic shows are horses. They combine dancing and acting in a remarkable way, writes Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore. Flip through the early programs of Theatre Equestre Zingaro and you will find a sketch ...

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Iran election: Reformists win all 30 Tehran seats

Image copyright Iranian Presidency Office/AP Image caption President Hassan Rouhani’s allies are set to take all the seat in the capital Allies of Iran’s reformist president, Hassan Rouhani, have won a landslide victory in Tehran, in the first elections since Iran signed a nuclear deal with world powers. With 90% ...

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Management reshuffled: Viv Richards to mentor Pakistan till WT20

WEB DESK: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reshuffled team management for Asia Cup Twenty20 and World Twenty20 Championship. Former Caribbean player and legend Vivan Richards will mentor Pakistan during both the tournaments. Azhar Mahmood has replaced Mushtaq Ahmed as a bowling coach and Grant Flower will remain as batting consultant, while ...

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Iraqi forces search for Americans kidnapped in Baghdad

Image copyright AFP Image caption US officials said they were working with the Iraqi authorities to locate and recover the men A major search is under way in the south of Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, after the kidnapping of several Americans. Unconfirmed reports say three Americans were abducted on Friday evening ...

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Us-Pakistani Oilman Spells Out Measures For Making High Investment Pitch

Us-Pakistani Oilman Spells Out Measures For Making High Investment Pitch Positive signals to western capitals about law and order must for attracting investments; Javed Anwar Israr Ahmed Syed Javed Anwar is a US-Pakistani entrepreneur and a successful businessman. He is the founder and CEO of Midland Energy Inc. and Petroplex ...

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‘Shining India’ Continues To Persecute Muslims

‘Shining India’ Continues To Persecute Muslims Despite Their Glorious Contributions Sabir Shah After killing and beating its Muslim compatriots and then throwing ink on Khursheed Kasuri’s Indian book-launch ceremony organiser in Mumbai a few days back, the fascist Shiv Sena has now attacked the offices of the Board of Control ...

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Poor Governance

TASNEEM NOORANI ONE of the definitions of governance is “establishing of policies [and rules], and continuous monitoring of their proper implementation by the members of the governing body [government] of an organisation [country]”. In Pakistan, however, we announce policies and make rules and then devise ways to ignore the policies ...

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Factors Behind Tremendous Success Of Pak Oasis

Exclusive interview Omer Abbas Jillani Narrates Reasons,Factors Behind Tremendous Success Of Pak Oasis Israr Ahmed Ommer Abbas Jillani is the Managing Director of Pakistan Oasis Industries. As MD of the company, he led it to become one of the leading water solutions provider within a very short span of time. ...

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Revival Of Probe Into Mcb’s ‘Shady’ Privatisation Irks Mansha

Revival of probe into MCB’s ‘shady’ privatisation irks Mansha NT REPORT Prominent industrialist and entrepreneur Mian Muhammad Mansha has warned that revival of probe into Muslim Commercial Bank Ltd’s (MCB) privatisation after almost a quarter of a century risks choking investors’ interest in the government’s asset-sale program. “Who’s going to ...

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HRGP’s Crusade For Human Rights, Rule Of Law

HRGP’s crusade for human rights, rule of law AFTAB HUSSAIN The situation of human rights in Pakistan is not very encouraging due of multiple factors. Though the constitution of the country enshrines and guarantee the fundamental human rights to its citizens, the issues has been their implementation and practice. The ...

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Govt Yet To Approve Three-Year Polio Eradication Plan

Govt Yet To Approve Three-Year Polio Eradication Plan NT REPORT  The country’s health departments are struggling to arrange $311 million to cover the next three years (2016-18) of the polio eradication programme. In addition, donors are unwilling to support the programme without the approval of the programme’s project concept (PC-1). ...

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From Saffron To Red: Welcome To Modi’s India

From Saffron To Red: Welcome To Modi’s India SYED RASHID MUNIR Last year, the world was fixated upon India when the general elections brought to power Narendra Modi, the former chief minister of the prosperous Indian state of Gujarat. Enthusiasts didn’t tire of pointing out at the time that the ...

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Agp Finds Faults In Nandipur’s Design, Decisions

Agp Finds Faults In Nandipur’s Design, Decisions NT REPORT Without naming names, the auditor general of Pakistan (AGP) has found faults with the design of the controversial Nandipur Power Project (NPP) and the decision-making of its management, board of directors and the Ministry of Water and Power. In the conclusion ...

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Enrollment Ratio Of Primary Schoolchildren Has Improved: ADB

Enrollment Ratio Of Primary Schoolchildren Has Improved: Adb In Pakistan, at least one in five children of primary school age is out of school, but the country has improved its net enrollment ratio by 16 percentage points in recent years, says an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report. In a special ...

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Data Provided By Pti To News Channels Proves To Be Fake

Data Provided By Pti To News Channels Proves To Be Fake  Ahmad Noorani The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in its rush to level maximum rigging allegations finally faces criminal and fraud charges as the NA-122 vote transfer data provided by it to some news channels for propaganda proved tampered and fake ...

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Data Provided By Pti To News Channels Proves To Be Fake

Data Provided By Pti To News Channels Proves To Be Fake  Ahmad Noorani The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in its rush to level maximum rigging allegations finally faces criminal and fraud charges as the NA-122 vote transfer data provided by it to some news channels for propaganda proved tampered and fake ...

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Jamiluddin Aali dies aged 90

Before Partit­ion, he was an assist­ant at the commer­ce minist­ry of Britis­h-ruled India KARACHI: The man who penned the celebrated ‘Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan’ is no more. Nawabzada Jamiluddin Aali, 90, passed away in Karachi on Monday, leaving behind some of the most lyrical patriotic songs, such as ‘Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan’ and ...

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