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  • PML-N challenges Imran’s revised concise statement

    ISLAMABAD: Petitioner Hanif Abbasi of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz seeking disqualification of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf top leadership told the Supreme Court on Friday that PTI chairman Imran Khan was abusing the court process through his revised concise statement that sought amendments to his earlier pleadings...

    “The shifting stances adopted by Mr Khan, as being adopted now in the fresh concise statement, are reckless as...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    MQM’s demands included the repatriation and settlement of Biharis (Urdu-speaking East Pakistanis who continue to live in refugee camps) from Bangladesh to Pakistan...

  • Onus of improving Indo-Pak ties lies more on Pakistan, says Jaitley

    NEW YORK: Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that India is interested in improving relationship with Pakistan, however progress of bilateral relations depends on the kind of “provocation” that comes from Pakistan, according to a report published on The Hindu website...

    On a ten day visit to US, Jaitley said at the Council on Foreign Relations, a New York-based think-tank, that the onus of creating an environment for...

  • N. Korea follows Indo-Pakistan

    Both had (separately) celebrated — wildly and with abandon — when India tested five bombs on May 11, 1998 and Pakistan followed suit 17 days later with six of its own...

    But if one follows this logic today then North Korea, whose population is eight times smaller than Pakistan’s and 40 times smaller than India’s, stands head and shoulders above both South Asian countries...

  • Pakistan concerned over growing Indo-US ties: Sartaj Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed its concern over growing strategic ties between India and the United States (US), a day after the two countries signed a number of agreements for security cooperation during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US...

    Addressing a press conference at the Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said that the US approaches Pakistan...

  • ‘There should be a resort on Indo-Pakistan no man’s land’

    KARACHI: It pains me to know that relatives living on both sides of the Indo-Pakistan border cannot easily meet each other...

    He started off by telling the media that he had been to Pakistan on a few occasions, and the first time he came to Karachi was five or six years back to take part in the Kara Film Festival...

  • Dubai syndrome in Indo-Pak rivalry

    THERE seems to be a pervasive belief in Pakistan that India is somehow being indulged by the West, chiefly the United States, because of Delhi’s new money power or its ascendant economy...

    India, with or without its democracy, is as much a wannabe client state of the US as Pakistan ever was, with or without its military...

  • Broadcasting rights issue no threat to Indo-Pak series: Shaharyar

    NEW DELHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan said on Wednesday that the broadcast rights issue will not be a hindrance for December’s proposed Indo-Pak cricket series in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and exuded confidence that the two boards will sort out the matter soon...

    The revival of Indo-Pak cricketing ties has hit a roadblock after differences emerged between PCB and Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI)...

  • Shaharyar optimistic about Indo-Pak Test series

    KOLKATA: Pakistan wants to host the first bilateral Test tour by India in eight years in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in December, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan said on Sunday...

    “We want to resume India-Pakistan series in the UAE,” Shaharyar told reporters after a meeting with Indian cricket chief Jagmohan Dalmiya on Sunday...

  • Indo-Pak talks to safeguard benefits of Indus Waters Treaty, says World Bank

    WASHINGTON: As Pakistan and India concluded their two-day water talks here on Friday, the World Bank, which is mediating the talks, said the meetings were part of a process to safeguard benefits of the 57-year-old Indus Waters Treaty...

    It is also acclaimed as one of the most successful international agreements for peacefully resolving previous water disputes between India and Pakistan...

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