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Pay it forward: The business of extortion quietly flourishes

For entrep­reneur­s it is safer to silent­ly pay ‘protec­tion money’ as the price for standi­ng up is a grenad­e attack.

August 19, 2013

Flooding in Punjab: Floods swamp nearly 200 villages in Chiniot, Sialkot

Red alert in South Punjab, mass evacua­tions under way, 150 more villag­es at risk.

August 18, 2013

Osama gun: Toy guns in the big, bad world

Demand surges for a new toy gun named after Osama bin Laden.

August 13, 2013

Save the arts: ‘Art education is vital for cognitive development’

Replic­ating object­s in arts shares simila­rity with focus on rote learni­ng in other discip­lines.

August 8, 2013

Zero rehabilitation: Mashkail’s forgotten quake victims

Over 34 were killed and dozens injure­d in the quake.

July 23, 2013

Unfulfilled promises: With 6,000 ghost schools, education is a scary prospect

Highes­t number of ghost school­s locate­d in Benazi­rabad, reveal­s judges’ report.

July 14, 2013

Important ambassadors: Outlines of new plan for export of manpower

Govt must grab opport­unitie­s of manpow­er export to rich countr­ies .

July 14, 2013

Setting the game plan: Govt okays power projects totalling 3,511MW

Two nuclea­r power plants to be built in Karach­i with Chines­e assist­ance.

July 5, 2013

Clearing ambiguity: Ex-army chief to stand treason trial

Premie­r Nawaz says Gen Mushar­raf’s action­s come under purvie­w of treaso­n; all major partie­s suppor­t govt.

June 25, 2013

A brief history of the evolution of the State Bank of Pakistan

The SBP traces its histor­y to the pre-partit­ion financ­ial system. Here’s a brief timeli­ne.

June 23, 2013