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KSE slides five days running

Due to political unrest and deteriorating law and order situation in the city capitalization at KSE shrunk further. The KSE 100 index closed at 12,191.78 levels with a loss of 100.12 points

Running late

Late arrival of the passenger trains has become a routine matter making annoyed commuters switch to other means of transportation, while Pakistan Railways (PR) administration continue to blame the signal system and

Timber mafia running rampant with tree-cutting

KARACHI – A number of workers seal small holes in igloo-shaped ovens to ensure that wood filled inside is converted into coal – to be later sent to Karachi for roadside tea-stalls as it is believed the traditional doodh-patti chai (tea) prepared on coal is tastier than one made on natural gas.
Their location is a few kilometres away from the National Highway, where huge piles of chopped wood and coal scatter across a vast area near Mirpur Sakro, Thatta.
With the UN declaring

Indian Army running golf scam on state land

NEW DELHI – The Indian army has developed a lucrative sideline in running luxury golf courses on rent-free government land, the nation’s auditor has claimed in a damning new report on corruption. The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) found that at least 32 square kilometres (12 square miles) of rent-free land had been handed to a privately-run company, Army Zone Golf, which operates 97 luxury golf courses.
The auditor also found the army had bought golf carts and passed them

England fast running out of chances

BANGALORE – England must raise their game by several notches if they are to stay alive in the World Cup and Andrew Strauss admitted that unless they stopped “chasing their tails”, their journey could come to a premature end. England’s World Cup hopes are hanging by a thread after Ireland pulled off the biggest upset in the tournament by defeated them by three-wickets on Wednesday to blow Group B wide-open. Having narrowly beaten the Netherlands, England’s remaining matches are against