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  • Trudeau makes history as first Canadian PM to march in pride parade

    OTTAWA: Justin Trudeau will become the first Canadian prime minister to march in Toronto's Pride parade this summer, organisers said...

    "This year's parade will make Canadian history, with Justin Trudeau participating as the first ever sitting prime minister to march," festival organisers said in a statement Monday...

  • Islamabad airspace to remain close for days for PAF jets' rehearsal for March 23 parade

    Timings for flights headed to or leaving Islamabad between March 12-22 have been revised to enable Pakistan Airforce jets to rehearse for Pakistan Day parade, a press statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday...

    Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940, when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of the British Indian Empire...

  • US, India lock horns over Ford Foundation, Greenpeace

    The comments also came against the backdrop of the regulatory action taken against several NGOs, including the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace India...

    This is the fourth time the US government is taking up the issue of strictures against NGOs in the past couple of weeks, ever since the ministry froze accounts of environmental NGO Greenpeace and directed Ford Foundation to submit all its funding for clearance...

  • India restricts US charity Ford Foundation's funding

    NEW DELHI: India has cracked down on the Ford Foundation, saying the US charity can no longer give money to local organisations without government permission, the latest move against a foreign NGO, an official said Friday...

    The foundation, created in 1936 by Edsel and Henry Ford, has made several grants to Sabrang, run by Teesta Setalvad who has criticised Modi over religious riots in Gujarat in 2002 when he was chief minister... ...

  • Ford to tie up with India's Mahindra, eyes access to huge market

    Ford Motor and India's Mahindra Group have announced they will work together in a fresh partnership as the US giant looks to boost its presence in one of the world's fastest growing auto markets...

    “Ford is committed to India,” said Jim Farley, Ford executive vice president and president of Global Markets in a statement...

  • Ford hypnotises Venice with ‘Nocturnal Animals’

    VENICE: Ex-fashion designer Tom Ford enthralled the Venice film festival on Friday with a gripping tale of betrayal and revenge, unveiling two films in one with his hotly-anticipated “Nocturnal Animals”...

    The romantic thriller, Ford’s second feature film after “A Single Man” (2009), spooked and stirred in equal part, with arresting performances from US stars Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal as lovers gone awry...

  • Arthur, Ford, two Pakistanis on 15-man PSL coaches list

    LAHORE: Some prominent names are included in a list of 15 coaches, including two Pakistanis, who have signed up for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) roster, enabling them to become part of the coach selection process set to be held immediately after the franchises come on board, said a PCB press release on Saturday...

    The two Pakistan coaches on the list are Mohammad Akram, who recently resigned as bowling coach at the National Cricket...

  • In 2015, anti-state violence in Pakistan fell below 2008 levels: HRCP report

    The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its 'State of Human Rights in 2015 report' found that anti-state violence in Pakistan over the past year fell below 2008 levels, while there was a 40 per cent decrease in violence-related deaths in 2015...

    The report examines Pakistan's performance in various areas, including violence, human rights, rights of women and children, education, health and housing, among others...

  • Clinton’s 2016 White House launch contrasts with her 2008 bid

    Clinton, who begins the 2016 presidential race as the commanding Democratic front-runner, entered the fray with a flurry of video, email and social media announcements that indicated she had absorbed some of the lessons of her painful 2008 loss and would not take anything for granted this time...

    Many Democrats have been waiting for Clinton to get back into the White House fight since the day in June 2008 when she pulled out of her...

  • IOC denies covering up 2008 Olympic doping cases

    LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) denied on Monday that it covered up doping cases from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after a German TV programme revealed that positive tests by Jamaican sprinters were not prosecuted...

    “During the re-analysis of the stored urine samples from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, the laboratory found in a number of cases of athletes from a number of countries and from a number of different...

  • SECP blames ‘floor’ for 2008 market crash

    ISLAMABAD: The report on the 2008 stock market crash was made public by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Tuesday...

    ”The incumbent SECP chairman and the relevant staff who were in the Securities Market Division (SMD) in 2008 emphasised that the corporate sector regulator failed to fulfill his duties...

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