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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • Why you should watch 3 Bahadur, Pakistan's first animated film

    Question is, would we like to see it again, in Pakistan’s first-ever animated venture, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Waadi Animations’ 3 Bahadur?For anybody who loves a good, well-told story, the answer would have to be yes, the crowd that gathered for the film's Karachi premiere seemed to agree...

    Pakistan’s first-ever venture into animation can’t, and doesn't, compare...

  • US keeps China, Pakistan and India on intellectual rights watch list

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday kept China and India on its Priority Watch List of trading partners that fail to protect intellectual property rights (IPR), hurting the economy...

    In its annual Special 301 Report, the Commerce Department's US Trade Representative said there were now 13 trading partners on its Priority Watch List, three more than its previous report...

  • Watch Nepal, Pakistan is passé

    CONGRESS politician and peace activist Mani Shankar Aiyer is being branded by Prime Minister Modi’s ruling cabal as an anti-India conspirator working with Pakistan to depose the BJP government in Gujarat, and to instal a Muslim chief minister there...

    It is the robust and resurgent Nepal they should fear, not an exhausted and internally haemorrhaging Pakistan...

  • Pakistan seeks clarification from US over placement on 'special watch list'

    Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said that Islamabad is seeking a clarification from Washington over its recent announcement to place Pakistan on a special watch list "for severe violations of religious freedom"...

    “We have noted the announcement by the US State Department regarding placement of Pakistan on a special watch list,” the ambassador said in a statement on Sunday, adding that Pakistan was...

  • Watch Nepal, Pakistan is passé

    CONGRESS politician and peace activist Mani Shankar Aiyer is being branded by Prime Minister Modi’s ruling cabal as an anti-India conspirator working with Pakistan to depose the BJP government in Gujarat, and to instal a Muslim chief minister there...

    It is the robust and resurgent Nepal they should fear, not an exhausted and internally haemorrhaging Pakistan...

  • US retains Pakistan on religious watch list

    WASHINGTON: The United States has retained Pakistan among the countries that tolerate religious discrimination, says a US State Depart­ment statement released on Friday...

    The determination, made on Dec 18, includes Myanmar, China, Erit­r­­ea, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan and Turkm­enistan among the states that have been re-designated as “Countries of Particular Concern (CPC)”...

  • corporate watch

    Microsoft to launch Windows 10 on July 29NEW YORK: Microsoft on Monday announced that the latest version of its Windows operating system will be available July 29 for computer and tablet users...

    The new Windows 10 software will come as a free upgrade to people who already use Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • corporate watch

    CDC conducts investor awareness seminarsKARACHI: Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited conducted another series of Investor Awareness Seminars in the northern parts of the country including, Azad Kashmir, a press release said on Tuesday...

  • Parliament watch: PTI in the shadow of the Judicial Commission’s report

    ISLAMABAD: With the unveiling of the judicial commission report, on Thursday, one question dominated discussions: how were its findings going to impact Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI)?Now that the party’s sweeping allegations of widespread rigging in the 2013 elections have been dismissed by the commission, will the PTI’s popularity suffer a knock from which it will not recover?This is what Thursday evening’s discussions seemed to imply... ...

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