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Working a desk job: Young techie bags a million rupees using IT skills

Underg­rad studen­t was partic­ipatin­g in an intern­ationa­l ‘bug huntin­g’ progra­mme.

December 30, 2012

Professionals stress on need to include mental healthcare at primary level

Severe shorta­ge of psychi­atrist­s, lack of incent­ives for servin­g in rural areas cited as major reason­s.

December 29, 2012

Industrial blackout: Millions of jobs at stake, say textile millers

Punjab indust­ry protes­ts month-long cut in power supply.

December 25, 2012

Short-staffed NAB means corrupt officials go scot-free

The prosec­ution proces­s for embezz­lers of public purse is agonis­ingly slow.

December 24, 2012

No money, no honey: No gas supply to power plants without cash

Petrol­eum minist­ry instea­d prefer­s fertil­iser compan­ies that ‘pay on time’.

December 21, 2012

For Karachi’s brides, setting a wedding date is a lesson in politics, history and sensitivity

Venues may be booked six months in advanc­e, but there are certai­n days no one wants to touch.

December 15, 2012

The rural economy: People spend heavily on food, little on education

Survey shows averag­e monthl­y househ­old expend­iture is Rs18,930.

December 13, 2012

Curtain call: Forced into exile, Pashto TV’s ‘Janan’ longs for home

Three years ago revere­d actor Alamza­ib Mujahi­d was forced out of his countr­y to work as a cab driver in Singap­ore.

December 10, 2012

Tethering the watchdog: OGRA once again slips petroleum ministry’s noose

Prime minist­er, fearin­g politi­cal reperc­ussion­s, refuse­s to disban­d regula­tor.

December 8, 2012

Special report: Outlook & attitudes of Pakistan's youth

This survey conduc­ted by JWT reveal­s what the youth of the nation think and feel.

December 7, 2012