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  • Laggard state-run seaports

    WHILE India’s infrastructure sector has made rapid progress in recent years — especially airports, roads and highways and power plants — one vertical that has been a laggard is ports...

    The winds of change that have brought refreshing new reforms in several sectors in the country appear to have bypassed the ports sector
  • British High Commissioner summoned over 'malicious' anti-Pakistan slogans on London cabs

    Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua summoned the British High Commissioner in Pakistan Thomas Drew on Friday over slogans being displayed on London cabs "that directly attack Pakistan's territorial integrity and sovereignty...

    "According to a statement released by the Foreign Office, "the high commissioner was informed that Pakistan, in line with the UN Charter, rejects actions and advertisements with malicious content that impinge on...

  • A British journalist strives to bring cricket back to Pakistan

    With Pakistan's entertainment starved citizens catching cricketing fever amidst the Independence Cup, another cricket team from the United Kingdom currently visiting Pakistan seems to have so far flown under the radar...

    “We are mad about cricket … and since Pakistan was undeservedly isolated, we are making a conscious attempt to bring Pakistan and the cricket world together,” Peter Alan Oborne, a British journalist and broadcaster...

  • British-Pakistani MP to campaign for England tour of Pakistan

    The newly-elected British MP who has been here with her ailing mother vowed to launch a campaign with other parliamentarians to convince their government to send England team to Pakistan...

    Talking to Dawn during the match, Yasmin said it was extremely pleasing to see sporting environment in Pakistan, adding she only decided to watch the match after observing the fanfare in Lahore...

  • Pakistan wants to cooperate in bringing peace to Afghanistan, NSA Janjua tells British envoy

    Pakistan wants to extend its complete cooperation in bringing peace and stability in Afghanistan and no one should be allowed to ruin the cordial relations between the two countries by indulging in the blame game, National Security Adviser (NSA) Nasser Janjua informed Britain's Special Representative on Afghanistan and Pakistan, Owen Jenkin, on Tuesday...

    Janjua expressed satisfaction over the recent positive developments between...

  • British agency's tip-off helped uncover Pakistan Super League scandal: ICC

    Britain's National Crime Agency provided the initial intelligence that helped uncover a major spot-fixing scandal in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), a leading official from world cricket's governing body said on Thursday...

    Flanagan, head of the ACSU since 2010, said: “The inquiry was absolutely led by the PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) throughout and our role was simply that before the PSL match we received intelligence that was...

  • A British physicist ignored Taliban threats to teach in Pakistan

    Imagine the English principal of a famous college on the North West Frontier, a place built by the British and founded by Christians...

    Gosling had already left Pakistan but, while condemning the atrocity, he recalls how Fazlullah had also called for social equality, more employment and a justice system more efficient than the bureaucratic Pakistani civil law...

  • Pakistan privacy activists slam 'unethical' British hacking claims

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistani rights campaigners and opposition lawmakers have urged Islamabad to protect the privacy of its citizens after leaked top-secret documents appeared to show British intelligence had gained access to almost all the country's Internet users...

    “Capability against Cisco routers developed by this means has allowed a CNE presence on the Pakistan Internet Exchange which affords access to almost any user of the internet...

  • BBC report: Pakistan in touch with British authorities, confirms FO

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) confirmed on Friday that the Government of Pakistan is in touch with British authorities with a view to seek information and facts of the BBC report that claimed Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has received funding from Indian authorities...

    "The contents of BBC's report are of vital significance to the state of Pakistan," said the FO spokesman Qazi Khalilullah...

  • British court rejects Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to Hyderabad Fund

    ISLAMABAD: The British High Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected India’s attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund in a judgment the Foreign Office said is a “clear vindication of Pakistan’s stance”...

    is a clear vindication of Pakistan’s principled stance, and the effective legal strategy being pursued by the new legal team,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said in a statement...

  • Pakistan is a lovely place to live, says British High Commissioner

    ISLAMABAD: British High Commissioner to Pakistan Philip Barton made a scathing attack on international writers who have painted a bleak picture of Pakistan in their books at the the award ceremony of Chevening scholarships...

    Talking at a gathering in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said: “Books about Pakistan have universally miserable and depressing titles...

  • Man alleges British wife killed for 'honour' in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: British MP Naz Shah has written to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to intervene in the case of a British woman’s alleged honour killing in Pakistan, The Guardian reported...

    British police started a probe into Samia Shahid's death after her husband Syed Mukhtar Kazam claimed she was killed while visiting her family in Pakistan earlier this month because she married someone who was seen as an outsider...

  • ‘Proud British fighter’ Amir Khan wants to boost sport in Pakistan, too

    ISLAMABAD: Boxer Amir Khan has denied betraying his British upbringing after being criticised for saying he would represent Pakistan at the Rio Games, insisting he only wanted to boost the sport in his parents' country of birth...

    Speaking to AFP in an exclusive interview in Islamabad, where he launched his first boxing academy on Saturday, Khan said he was a “proud British fighter” who had represented his country at the Athens Games...

  • British aviator Tracey Taylor sees Pakistan as 'peaceful land'

    KARACHI: British pilot and adventurer Tracey Curtis Taylor, upon landing at Karachi Airport on Tuesday, said she was very impressed by the support and hospitality of the people of Pakistan during her stay at Gwadar and Karachi...

    Appreciating the support she received in Pakistan, she said it was "truly astounding and a real honour" to be welcomed by the Pakistani forces, government and locals...

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