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  • ‘Imperative to ensure universal education’

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) core committee member Chaudhry Sarwar on Wednesday said policies of the rulers are a threat to their own authority and that they should divert their attention to national development rather than making money...

    In order to tackle terrorism and extremism, he said, it was imperative to ensure universal education...

  • Our universal banking mistake

    In short, the universal banking model is what is really at stake in the search for the right mix of management and operations at banks in Europe and, indeed, in the US...

    In America, the universal bank is a relatively new creation...

  • Why the universal banking model isn’t working

    WASHINGTON: Scarcely a day goes by without news of disappointing financial results or top-level leadership changes at universal banks — those all-purpose financial institutions that were supposed to benefit from synergies and economies of scale among their many businesses...

    Many universal banks haven’t returned their cost of equity for years...

  • Army chief for inter-services coordination

    ISLAMABAD: Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday emphasised jointness and integration between the three uniformed services...

    Speaking to the pilots at PAF Base Mushaf (Sargodha), the army chief noted that “inter-service harmony and synergy” were “vital for operational success”, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Gen Bajwa’s visit to the base during which he flew a combat action simulation mission...

  • Younis Khan’s services for Pakistan cricket lauded

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s record-setting Test batsman Younis Khan has said that he is happy and satisfied over his decision to retire from international cricket since he managed to achieve what he desired...

    “Younis always used his best abilities to serve Pakistan,” said Saqlain...

  • ‘Pakistan to be the first country in South Asia to test 5G services’

    RAWALPINDI: Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rehman on Tuesday said Pakistan would be the first country in South Asia to test 5th generation cellular services for fast connectivity...

    Speaking at the In­for­ma­tion Communication Tech­no­­logy (ICT) awards ceremony, organised by the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), Ms Rehman said: “Pakistan recently won the GSMA award and ranked third in the list...

  • Uber to launch ride services in Pakistan

    LAHORE: If the job vacancies on Uber's website are anything to go by, the app-based transportation service is making inroads into Pakistan...

    "We can confirm we are currently recruiting for a team in Lahore, and are very excited about launching in Pakistan as we see huge potential in the way we can help people move around their city safely and reliably...

  • Pakistan to invite PayPal, Alibaba to start e-commerce services

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to invite global online payment giants PayPal and Alibaba to offer their services in the country, the IT ministry has said, after easing its e-commerce rules...

    The move follows a decision by the global Financial Action Task Force to remove Pakistan from its list of high-risk and non-cooperative jurisdictions linked to money laundering...

  • US oil, gas services firm to wind up Pakistan operations

    ISLAMABAD: A leading international oil and gas services firm is reportedly winding up its operations in Pakistan, causing a setback to exploration and development companies operating in the country and rendering more than 60 professionals jobless...

    Based in Houston, US, and operating in more than 90 countries, Baker Hughes is one of the largest oil field services companies in the world providing the oil and gas industry products and...

  • Sri Lanka, Pakistan include services in FTA

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka and Pakistan have agreed to include services in a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday...

    “The two countries have agreed on the inclusion of services and investments chapters in the bilateral FTA,” Sharif, who is visiting Sri Lanka, said after overseeing the signing of eight bilateral agreements...

  • President hosts investiture ceremony to recognise individuals' services to Pakistan

    The leaders of all three armed forces were in attendance at the investiture ceremony, hosted at President House in Islamabad as part of national celebrations on Pakistan Day...

    Additionally, 69 Tamgha-i-Basalat, 21 Imtiazi Asnad, 23 Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military), 112 Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military) and 138 Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (Military) were conferred on officers and personnel of the Pakistan Army, Navy and the Air Force in different ceremonies...

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