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  • John Berger, pioneering art critic and author, dies at 90

    PARIS: John Berger, the British art critic, intellectual and prodigious author whose pioneering 1972 book and the BBC series it spawned, “Ways of Seeing,” redefined the way a generation saw art, died on Monday...

    Simon McBurney, the British actor and a friend of Berger’s, said that Berger died at his home in the Paris suburb of Antony...

  • Dutch company to acquire Engro Foods Ltd

    FrieslandCampina International Holding BV intends to acquire a 51 per cent stake of Engro Foods Limited, one of the largest listed companies at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), a notification on the bourse's website said Thursday...

    Citibank Pakistan is the financial advisor...

  • AGP Ltd raises Rs2.8 billion

    KARACHI: AGP Ltd, a pharmaceutical company in the fold of OBS Group, has raised Rs2...

    At the gong-ringing ceremony at the PSX on Monday that signalled the start of trading of company’s stock, AGP Ltd share price quickly hit the upper circuit of 5 per cent to take the stock price to Rs84, from the offered price of Rs80 a share...

  • ADB climate change report paints apocalyptic scenario for Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: It is anticipated that Pakistan’s greenhouse emissions will double in two years and surge 14 times by 2050 — much higher than the world average...

    These dire warnings were a part of the Climate Change Profile of Pakistan, prepared by Dr Qamar Uz Zaman Chaudhry, an international climate technology expert and former director general of the Pakistan Meteoro­logical Department...

  • Raymond Davis pens tell-all on 2011 Pakistan incident

    Raymond Davis — United States citizen and ex-Central Intelligence Agency employee who sparked a diplomatic storm in Pakistan in 2011 after shooting dead two young men in Lahore — has written a book about his experience...

    In his memoir, titled The Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis, Davis talks in detail about his experience in Pakistan...

  • Global survey paints gloomy picture of Pakistan economy

    LAHORE: Economic conditions remain uncertain in Pakistan despite businesses benefiting from a series of aggressive rate cuts since the late 2014, says the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) 2016...

    “In Pakistan, economic sentiment is being hurt by ongoing security problems, with business confidence in Q1 remaining low compared with most of last year and compared with its sub-continent neighbours,” says the GECS from the...

  • WHO paints grim picture of anti-dengue preparedness

    A World Health Organisation (WHO) report into investigation of dengue outbreak in Peshawar and available with Dawn shows that first dengue case was admitted at Khyber Teaching Hospital (KTH) with positive NS1 test on June 14, 2017...

    “It followed a sharp rise in dengue cases within next one month, particularly, after torrential rains in Peshawar,” the report notes, adding that by August 16, the number of suspected cases who approached...

  • Hosni Mubarak to stand re-trial over 2011 killing of protesters

    CAIRO: Egypt's high court said on Thursday former president Hosni Mubarak would be retried in the case of the 2011 killing of protesters...

    Earlier in Novmber 2014, an Egyptian court has dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak in connection with the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his nearly three-decade reign...

  • Syria war has claimed more than 330,000 lives since 2011: monitor

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it has documented the deaths of 331,765 people across Syria since the conflict erupted in mid-March 2011 with anti-government protests...

    Included in the overall death toll are 99,617 civilians, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP, adding that the figures were for the period between March 15, 2011 and July 15, 2017...

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