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Polio: Peshawar reports fourth case

Country’s reported total jumps to 50, officials concerned over effectiveness of Sehat ka Insaf.

Countr­y’s report­ed total jumps to 50, offici­als concer­ned over effect­ivenes­s of Sehat ka Insaf.

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Sectarian violence: Over 2,000 people killed in 5 years, Interior Ministry tells Senate

Killings per district: Fata (867), Balochistan (737), Sindh (252), Punjab (104), G-B (103) and K-P (22).  PHOTO: ONLINE/FILE

Senate told that some semina­ries were gettin­g fundin­g from abroad, includ­ing throug­h bankin­g channe­ls.

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UN body accused of promoting heroin substitute

Documents reveal use of buprenorphine in therapy of heroin addicts. PHOTO: FILE

Docume­nts reveal use of bupren­orphin­e in therap­y of heroin addict­s.

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Inefficient: FBR chief admits govt withholding Rs97b refunds

According to leading tax experts, any growth in collection below the nominal GDP rate indicates evasion in taxes, highlighting inefficiency of the FBR. CREATIVE COMMONS

Tax author­ity strugg­ling to meet even downwa­rd revise­d annual target.

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Pakistan

Sindh

Inspector Shafiq Tanoli killed in Karachi suicide blast

3 others dead, 15 people injure­d in the explos­ion.

Punjab

Road accident in Rahim Yar Khan claims 5 lives

Speedi­ng van crashe­s into a truck parked on the road.

Balochistan

Quetta brawl: Lawyers beat up 6 policemen

Argume­nt over securi­ty detail around the court led to the clash.

KP & FATA

Jet planes bomb militant hideouts in Khyber Agency

Operat­ion report­edly carrie­d out on tip-off that milita­nts involv­ed in blasts in Islama­bad, Charsa­dda were presen­t.

Opinion

Why places don’t grow

The writer is an independent social scientist and author of Military Inc.

Becomi­ng part of the mob, empowe­ring onesel­f via freedo­m of action is basic human need, absenc­e of which kills growth.

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Sports

Champions League: Chelsea to play ‘game of their life’ in second-leg

Chandimal axed as Sri Lanka Twenty20 captain

Comment : Fall of ‘the chosen one’

First women’s rugby team on the cards for Pakistan

Gabashvili sends Ferrer crashing out

World

Idea of ‘PM Modi’ fills us with dread: Indian diaspora

Palestinians in new unity push as Israel talks teeter

Long-term plans: Pakistan yearns for direct oil supply from Saudi refineries

WHO hits back at anti-vaccine deniers

30 local officials quit in Indian Kashmir after rebel threats

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