DINA for the issue of September 12, 2014



September 12, 2014 | Ziqa’ad 16, 1435
The DAWN Internet News Alert (DINA) is a free daily news service from Pakistan’s largest English language newspaper, the Daily DAWN.

Three Navy personnel held in Balochistan

Baqir Sajjad Syed

QUETTA/ISLAMABAD: Security agencies have arrested three personnel of Pakistan Navy from Mastung area of Balochistan in connection with the recent terrorist attack on a Naval facility in Karachi’s Dockyard area.
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Lower Punjab on alert as raging river heads south

Intikhab Hanif

LAHORE/JHANG/MULTAN: As the peak of exceptionally high flood in the Chenab river was crossing Trimu headworks on Thursday, the Punjab government authorities expressed fears about floods in Multan because of chances of breaches at two bridges leading to the district.

The Multan region was the focus of all relief and rescue operations and over 1,100 boats and 16 helicopters were being used to evacuate people from Jhang, Multan and Muzaffargarh.

Opposition jirga presents ‘workable solution’ to end impasse

Syed Irfan Raza

ISLAMABAD: The opposition jirga, mediating between the government and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek, presented on Thursday what it called “the best possible formula” to end the month-long political impasse.

After a meeting at the residence of former interior minister and Pakistan People’s Party leader Rehman Malik, Jamaat-i-Islami Emir Sirajul Haq held a press conference and announced that a formula had been devised and would be presented to the government and the two protesting parties.

A compromised politician in hand is worth two more on D-Chowk

Arifa Noor

The quiet Farhatullah Babar took most people by surprise on Monday.

Instead of holding forth about script writers or castigating the government for its arrogance, the soft-spoken senator called the spade by its name and suggested a dialogue with the military.

Fortune in the dirt

Mirza Khurram Shahzad

Under the stained mats, in the dirt and sewage lines, another economy exists for those who have the patience to turn dirt into gold. They wait in the streets, collecting the dirt that has been discarded from the tables of master goldsmiths who spend hours designing, moulding, cutting and polishing gold ornaments.

Fifty-year-old Asif Masih wakes up at five in the morning in an Islamabad slum and rushes to board a van to reach the jewellery market of Rawalpindi’s oldest Bhabhra Bazaar, the heart of the area’s goldsmith business for over a century. He makes it there by seven, and by the time the shops open, his job here is done: collecting the dirt containing traces of gold particles.

Obama spells out strategy for combating IS militants

Anwar Iqbal

WASHINGTON: As the United States observed on Thursday the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama declared that America’s battle against militants of the Islamic State (formerly known as Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham) would not be limited by political borders.

He said in a televised address that he would not hesitate to take action in Syria, as well as Iraq. But he ruled out cooperation with the Syrian government.

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