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  • China ups the ante in high-altitude stand-off with India

    BEIJING: China has stepped up its rhetoric in an increasingly tense border row with India, hinting at the possibility of military action in a propaganda push that analysts are calling “genuinely troubling”...

    For more than a month, Indian and Chinese troops have been locked in a stand-off on a remote but strategically important Himalayan plateau near where Tibet, India and Bhutan meet
  • India, China troops in high-altitude clash

    Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly on a disputed area of land in the Himalayas, officials said on Wednesday, exacerbating tensions during a months-long stand-off between the two armies...

    Chinese troops threw stones at Indian soldiers near Pangong Lake, a major tourist attraction in the picturesque mountain region of Ladakh on Tuesday, an Indian defence official said
  • Sri Lanka undergo altitude training in Kandy

    KANDY: Sri Lanka’s national cricket squad trained together for the first time in months at a high-altitude location to prepare for June’s Champions Trophy, the country’s board said on Sunday...

    They went through strength and altitude training in the central hill region of Kandy, 500 metres (1,600 feet) above sea level, to prepare for conditions in England, Sri Lanka Cricket said...

  • Pakistani airlines: Unsafe at any altitude

    After a mostly uneventful flight from Karachi, the plane came down with a big thud, forcing many to recite prayers...

    While private airlines operating out of Pakistan are too small to appear on international airline safety rankings, the national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), though makes several hit lists but all for the wrong reasons...

  • Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

    Sherpas, high altitude guides and workers drawn from the indigenous local ethnic group, carry heavier items including tents, extra oxygen cylinders and ropes up the mountain — and then down again...

    He added that operators need to employ more high-altitude workers to ensure all clients, their kit and rubbish get safely up and down the mountain...

  • Postal department loses Rs559 million to corruption

    ISLAMABAD: The postal department suffered a loss of Rs559 million due to fraud and misappropriation during the past five years...

    Pakistan Post Director General Mashal Khan disclosed this during a meeting of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Communications, on Tuesday...

  • Postal services – thriving in the age of internet

    Although letters may no longer be the primary way people stay in touch, Pakistan’s postal service remains active; from the Siachen Glacier to the Arabian Sea...

    With its network of post offices across the country, the Pakistan Post mostly serves people who live in remote parts of the country without internet services or even electricity...

  • Postal charges

    I would urge the postal department to undo the increase in the registration fee and realise that it is not just a business concern out to earn profits but a public utility service for the benefit of society...

  • Special persons to cast votes via postal ballot

    PESHAWAR: Provincial Election Commissioner Pir Maqbool Ahmed has said that persons with any physical disability will be allowed to cast their votes through postal ballot...

    The provincial election commissioner said that special persons, who were unable to walk or travel, could cast their votes in the next elections through postal ballot under Election Act, 2017...

  • Special persons allowed to vote via postal ballot

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday allowed people with physical disabilities to cast their votes through postal ballots...

    Editorial: The ECP must use its enhanced powers to keep electoral tensions in checkMeanwhile, the commission issued a code of conduct and guidelines for international observers, binding them to choose an area of election observation in ‘strict consultation’ with the ECP...

  • 3 arrested in Shangla for trying to steal postal ballots

    Shangla police on Monday arrested three suspects, including an official of Pakistan Post, over charges of stealing postal ballots, DawnNewsTV reported...

    Police recovered the ballots from a vehicle and arrested the local PML-N leader and his relative who were allegedly trying to steal the postal ballots from the post office in Alpuri, said SHO Sadiq Khan...

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