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Monday, October 21, 2019 | Today's Paper

An incomplete wish

By Muneeb Maqsood

October 21, 2019 – 3:02 am

Once there lived a beautiful girl, she was a very simple girl and she always enjoyed with her friends but she could not smile at any time. Near her home there was a boy, and he had a wish to see a smile on her face. Whenever she went anywhere then the boy chased her secretly and tried to see her smile but could not find.

The kite runner: an ancient and modern picture of Afghanistan

By Sabir Kareem

October 21, 2019 – 2:43 am

Khaled Hosseini’s stunning debut novel starts as an eloquent Afghan version of the American immigrant experience in the late 20th century, but betrayal and redemption come to the forefront when the narrator, a writer, returns to his ravaged homeland to rescue the son of his childhood friend after the boy’s parents are shot during the Taliban takeover in the mid ’90s.

Shiv Khera believe ‘You can win’

By Ali Jan Maqsood

October 21, 2019 – 2:28 am

With a strong introduction stating that ‘Winners don’t do different things. They do things differently’ the author instantaneously puts the reader at the beginning of the road to success.

University of Balochistan scandal

By Ali Jan Maqsood

October 18, 2019 – 10:38 pm

Everyone in Balochistan was dumbstruck when the news of the blackmailing and harassment scandal of the University of Balochistan was viral on social media. According to media reports, over 200 employees of University of Balochistan are under investigation for blackmailing the students of the University and harassing them.

Pakistan premier’s Iran-Saudi mediation mission an uphill task

By Aamir Latif

October 16, 2019 – 3:47 am

At a time when his own country is locked in bitter tensions with longtime rival India over Kashmir, and grappling with an ailing economy, Pakistan’s Prime Minister set out on an ambitious mission to defuse escalating tensions between arch rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia.