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  • Africa’s biggest city shuts churches, mosques to fight noise

    AFRICA’S largest city is closing dozens of mosques, churches and nightclubs in a bid to reduce noise for its 20 million residents long used to lusty hymn-singing, honking horns and boom boxes that rattle the foundations of homes...

    The state government of Lagos is on a mission to make the seaside city free of noise pollution by 2020...

  • Syrian troops enter Aleppo's Old City, poised for war's biggest victory

    Syria's army and allies pushed into rebel-held parts of Aleppo's Old City on Tuesday, a monitoring group said, looking closer than ever to achieving their most important victory of the five-year-old civil war by driving rebels out of their last urban stronghold...

    But sources familiar with the plans later told Reuters no talks would take place this week in the Swiss city...

  • China finds Pakistan open for business at first industrial fair

    LAHORE: “Chinese companies are considering shifting their industrial units to Pakistan,” said Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile Pervaiz Malik on Saturday...

    The three-day expo has attracted participation of as many as 200 Chinese businesspersons, representing several industrial units manufacturing electrical, mechanical and other sorts of machinery, including electric automobiles...

  • Pakistan's military industrial base is better than India's: Gen Sarath Chand

    Pakistan's military industrial base is "better" than India's, said India's Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lieutenant General Sarath Chand, as he "slammed" the performance of ordnance factories at home, Times of India reported...

    According to the Indian daily, Chand said on Tuesday that "Pakistan probably has a better industrial base, as far as defence production is concerned, than our country," adding that Pakistan exported more...

  • ‘Pakistan unprepared for Fourth Industrial Revolution’

    KARACHI: The country is unprepared for the challenges and opportunities offered by the ongoing Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), speakers said at a summit that the women committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) organised with support from the World Bank Group on Thursday...

    World Bank Country Director Patchamuthu Illangovan noted that Pakistan has two pathways to 2047...

  • Virus-induced supply chain disruptions to hit industrial activity in Pakistan

    Since the outbreak, this is the first indigenous report prepared to analyse the possible impact of outbreak of coronavirus on Pakistan’s global trade with special emphasis on bilateral transactions with China...

    But in terms of readymade garments, orders have diverted from China to Pakistan which will result in improved export figures for US and EU in the coming months...

  • Spain third biggest destination for Pakistan’s exports

    ISLAMABAD: In an explicit outcome of the GSP+ facility, Spain has emerged as the third biggest destination for Pakistan’s exports proceeds during the financial year 2016-17, Pakistan’s Commercial Counsellor to Spain Dr Muhammad Hamid Ali said on Wednesday...

    In a statement, the commercial counsellor said Pakistan’s exports to Spain surged to $934...

  • Pakistan’s special athletes preparing for biggest ever Games

    KARACHI: The coaching camps for the preparation of Pakistan’s contingent of special athletes, which will take part in the Special Olympics World Games 2015 at Los Angeles, are being held these days at the KPT Sports Complex and will conclude on Saturday...

    The special athletes are going through training with lot of energy and enthusiasm and are hopeful about producing impressive results during the biggest ever Special Games...

  • Pakistan, India all set for cricket’s biggest showdown

    LONDON: The game that always ‘stops two nations’ comes again to a third when title-holders India face Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final at London’s Oval ground on Sunday...

    And the question millions of cricket fans around the world, possibly even a billion, are all asking is ‘which Pakistan will turn up?’...

  • Afghan opiates pose biggest challenge to Pakistan: UN

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan faces tremendous challenges in dealing with large flows of opiates from Afghanistan, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) says in its latest publication...

    The report “Afghan Opiate Trafficking through the Southern Route” released on Wednesday says along with Iran, the geographic location of Pakistan makes it a major transit point for trafficking of Afghan opiates along the southern route...

  • ‘Pakistan can be Bollywood’s biggest territory’

    This was said by Indian filmmaker Kabir Khan on Tuesday as he answered a series of questions put to him by Pakistani filmmaker Asim Raza during one of the sessions of MARCON 2016 organised by the Marketing Association of Pakistan...

    He said Salman Khan was a firm believer in the secular fabric of India and in friendship between India and Pakistan which led to the making of Bajrangi Bhaijaan...

  • Pakistan crush Ireland to register biggest ODI win

    DUBLIN: Pakistan on Thursday thrashed Ireland by 255 runs to register their biggest win margin and went 0-1 up in a series of two One-Day Internationals...

    Pakistan got off to a flying start with left-handed opener Sharjeel hitting a four and a six in the first over...

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