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  • India offers to buy 200 foreign combat jets — if they're made in India

    India is offering to buy hundreds of fighter planes from foreign manufacturers - as long as the jets are made in India and with a local partner, air force officials say...

    After a deal to buy high-end Rafale planes from France's Dassault was scaled back to just 36 jets last month, the Indian Air Force is desperately trying to speed up other acquisitions and arrest a fall in operational strength, now a third less than required to face...

  • Pakistan may buy used F-16 jets from Jordan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is considering a Jordanian offer to buy sixteen used F-16 jets in lieu of the eight advanced fighters it could not buy from the United States because of a financing row, but officials fear Washington could still throw a spanner in the works...

    The fiasco over procurement of F-16s, which started with Congress blocking the funding of the sale from the US government’s Foreign Military Financing Programme, brought into...

  • Pakistan in talks with US to procure latest F-16 jets: Air chief

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Monday said Pakistan is in negotiations with the United States to procure the latest F-16 fighter jets, but did not specify an exact number...

    “We are in talks with US defence officials to get some latest F-16s but the deal may take some time,” the Air chief said while talking to reporters after the rolling out ceremony of the 16th JF-17 Thunder aircraft at the Pakistan...

  • Pakistan will get jets from elsewhere if F-16 funding not arranged, Aziz cautions US

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will acquire jets from elsewhere if the United States (US) does not arrange funding for a previously agreed upon F-16 fighter jet sale, Sartaj Aziz, the prime minister's adviser on foreign affairs, cautioned the US as both countries lock horns over the purchase of the jets...

    "If funding is arranged, Pakistan will get the F-16s, otherwise we will opt for jets from some other place," Aziz said, without clarifying...

  • US to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan: report

    WASHINGTON: The Obama administration is preparing to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan in an attempt to bolster the two countries' relationship despite Washington's reservations about Pakistan's growing nuclear arsenal, said a report published on The New York Times (NYT) website...

    The aircraft sales, which the United States (US) Congress could block, would be a symbolic step given Pakistan's current large fleet of fighter...

  • 40 Gandharan objects from KP displayed in Korean exhibition

    PESHAWAR: Forty Gandharan objects returned to the Peshawar Museum after three months of display at an exhibition held in the South Korean capital of Seoul...

    Dr Samad said the purpose of the exhibition was to highlight the importance of KP as well as Pakistan as a country having attractions for religious tourists, pilgrims or followers of Buddhism...

  • President objects to point scoring on major projects

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain met veterans of Pakistan movement on Wednesday and urged political parties to avoid point scoring on mega development projects like China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...

    The president sought recommendations from the veterans of Pakistan movement as to how the country could get rid of various problems it’s facing...

  • PTI objects to ECP code of conduct for NA-120

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has raised objections to the code of conduct issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for Lahore’s National Assembly constituency NA-120 that bars all public office-holders, including members of the national and provincial assemblies, from campaigning for their candidates...

    Shah Mehmood Qureshi in a letter addressed to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) said: “As the...

  • Turkish “Microangelo” tells Istanbul’s tale on miniature objects

    A micro-artist renowned as Turkey’s Microangelo, a pun on Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo, Kale paints scenes from Istanbul on miniature objects or even food particles...

    Celebrating his 22nd year as a micro-artist, Kale said he has so far painted on 350 different objects, but that one of the biggest challenges of using food as a canvas is that his micropieces may not always last for long...

  • PPP counsel objects to IHC judge hearing Naheed Khan’s petition

    ISLAMABAD: For the first time in the two years that the case has been pending, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) finally appeared before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in the dispute regarding the right to use the PPP name...

    It was in May 2013 when Ms Khan, struggling to get control of the PPP name on the basis that Mr Zardari had made the party unpopular in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, had filed a petition before the...

  • CM Punjab objects to summons on Maryam

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has also objected to the summoning of Maryam Nawaz by the joint investigation team probing the Panama case...

    “There is no moral justification of the JIT decision to summon the daughter of the prime minister,” he said in a statement issued here on Tuesday
  • All about social objects

    This is not the case with a four-person exhibition titled Social Objects that’s under way at the Canvas Art Gallery...

    Here the word objects, which usually suggests inanimate things, have been used as a metaphor for human life and… death...

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