The two-month-long sports gala in Swat has served as a means for many to break away from routine. Among other games, the wheel chair race and one-legged race for disabled persons on Sunday was a welcomed change. “This is the first time that we’ve been given an opportunity to participate in a race,” said Abdullah, who won the wheel-chair race. “It’s really an emotional moment for me to receive appreciation and applause. I forgot my disability for some moments.” The race for people using crutches was competitive, with participants charging
An excise inspector was killed when a remote-controlled bomb detonated in the Ghaniur Rehman Qala area of Peshawar on Saturday. The attack took place within the jurisdiction of Daudzai Police Station. Police said that the bomb had been planted near the front gate of Haji Khaista Mir’s house. The bomb went off when he opened the gate in the morning, killing him on the spot. “It was a remote controlled device of 6kg intensity which was planted near the main gate of the building. When Khaista, who was an excise
Mere hours after Facebook Messenger for Windows leaked, Facebook has released the official desktop client. Facebook contacted me and said the official Messenger for Windows download link is available from fbcdn_dragon-a.akamaihd.net. Facebook would not confirm the version number with me (update: I figured out it’s version 2.0.4373.0), but given that the application updates automatically, I think Menlo Park made a decision to officially release it instead of trying to combat the leak. Smart move. This means that the screenshots I put together earlier today still apply: Facebook Messenger for Windows
The University of Swat (UoS) students have to face difficulty after graduation as the university has still not introduced a master’s programme after four years of its inception. After they graduate, the students are compelled to seek admission in other universities of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, which is often a pricey option. As a result, many students drop out because they cannot afford to pursue higher studies in these out-of-station universities. “It’s ironic that the provincial government makes promises of providing funds, but the university has failed to facilitate the students,” said Kashif
A female health workers group has demanded the restoration of 17 lady health workers and a supervisor who were sacked for their help in tracing al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. The group has also threatened to boycott the upcoming polio vaccination campaign in the province if the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government did not accept their demands. The 18 workers were part of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation and had assisted Dr Shakil Afridi, a surgeon from Khyber Agency, in running a fake polio campaign at the behest of the Central
Qatar has the third-largest reserves of natural gas in the world, and it has invested heavily in infrastructure to liquefy and export it, as well as to diversify its economy. The only Islamic nuclear power Pakistan is ranked 19th in 21 richest Islamic countries per capita in the world. 21 richest Islamic countries are: Qatar: $79,000 Brunei: $51,600 UAE: $49,600 Kuwait: $48,900 Bahrain: $40,300 Oman: $25,600 Saudi Arabia: $24,200 Malaysia: $14,700 Turkey: $12,300 Iran: $10,600 Tunisia: $9,400 Algeria: $7,300 Egypt: $6,200 Jordan: $5,400 Syria: $4,800 Indonesia: $4,200 Iraq: $3,800 Yemen: $2,700 Pakistan:
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