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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...

  • More talks needed to build consensus on Nuclear Suppliers Group, says China

    China said on Sunday that more talks were needed to build a consensus on which countries can join the main group controlling access to sensitive nuclear technology, after a push by the United States to include India...

    China is seen as leading opposition to the US move to include India in the 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), but other countries, including New Zealand, Turkey, South Africa and Austria also oppose Indian...

  • China leads resistance to India joining Nuclear Suppliers Group: diplomats

    VIENNA: China is leading opposition to a push by the United States (US) and other major powers for India to join the main club of countries controlling access to sensitive nuclear technology, diplomats said on Thursday as the group discussed India's membership bid...

    Other countries opposing Indian membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) include New Zealand, Ireland, Turkey, South Africa and Austria, diplomats said...

  • Pakistan formally applies to join nuclear suppliers club

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday submitted a formal application for membership of the Nuclear Supplies Group (NSG), a club of nuclear trading nations...

    In a letter addressed to the NSG chairman, Pakistan's ambassador in Vienna, stated that the country has the expertise, manpower, infrastructure, as well as the ability to supply NSG controlled items, goods and services for a full range of nuclear applications for peaceful purposes... ...

  • Belarus, Kazakhstan assure support for Pakistan's Nuclear Suppliers Group bid

    ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi said on Monday Belarus and Kazakhstan have assured to support Pakistan’s bid for membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), reported Radio Pakistan...

    Fatemi, in an interview, said Pakistan is expanding upon its relations with different countries including Russian and central Asian states...

  • Indian inclusion could affect strategic stability, Pakistan tells Nuclear Suppliers Group

    ISLAMABAD: A day after India received support from the United States' for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership, Pakistan cautioned the cartel of nuclear technology holders that country specific exemptions would negatively impact strategic stability in South Asia...

    In order to mobilise support for Pakistan’s NSG membership, a briefing session was held in Islamabad with NSG countries diplomatic missions invited...

  • Pakistan tells US it holds 'credentials' to join nuclear suppliers club

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's foreign secretary on Tuesday told a United States envoy his country has the “credentials” to join a club of nuclear trading nations, signalling Islamabad may apply alongside India and force a showdown in the consensus-based group next month...

    Such a move would drag the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) into the long-running tension between India and Pakistan...

  • $150m guarantee for LNG suppliers

    ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) on Monday approved a $150 million guarantee for issuance of letter of credits by Pakistan LNG Ltd (PLL) in favour of LNG suppliers...

    ” ExxonMobil has pulled out of a major project in Pakistan, in a potential blow to plans to boost imports of LNG after years of winter shortages...

  • ‘Ending gas, power and oil suppliers’ domination to increase competition’

    KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has urged the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) to bring government agreements with international financial institutions under the country’s competition laws...

    The apex body of trade and industry said it believed more competition in the energy sector and independence from dominant gas, electricity and oil suppliers as well as retailers would result...

  • Oil-starved Nepal seeks suppliers to bring fuel by air

    KATHMANDU: Struggling with a fuel shortage after Indian shipments went on hold, Nepal is asking suppliers to bring gasoline and kerosene by airplane before the Himalayan country begins celebrating its biggest festival of the year, and for the first time is looking to import fuel from China...

    With Nepal sandwiched between India and China, the two Asian giants have long competed for influence in the tiny mountain nation, which shares...

  • Yarn, machinery suppliers see robust growth in Bangladesh

    China is no longer a lucrative destination for apparel and accessory makers due to higher costs of production and a shortage of skilled workers, according to Tandon...

    On Bangladesh’s target to export garment items worth $50bn by 2021, Tandon said doubling the export value of garments is possible as work orders are shifting to Bangladesh from China, the world’s largest apparel exporter...

  • Mexico backs India's nuclear suppliers group bid

    MEXICO CITY: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto backed India's bid to join a nuclear trade group as Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Latin American nation on Wednesday...

    Pena Nieto said Mexico, which is a member of the 48-nation Nuclear Supply Group (NSG), will give its "positive and constructive support" to India as he praised Modi's "commitment" to the international nuclear non-proliferation agenda
  • What you need to know about the Nuclear Suppliers Group

    Pakistan applied for the membership of the Nuclear Sup­pliers Group on May 20, saying its inclusion would help further non-proliferation objectives...

    Pakistan has formally asked the US administration and the Congress to support its application for joining the NSG after it submitted an official application in Vienna, expressing its desires to join the group on solid grounds of technical experience, capability and well-established...

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