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  • ‘Sir Syed initiated dialogue between East and West’

    KARACHI: Scholars shed light on Sir Syed Ahmed Khan’s educational, cultural, social and political achievements on Monday, eulogising him as a great visionary whose services would continue to bear fruit for the Muslims for centuries to come...

    The Higher Education Commission and Anjuman Taraqqi-i-Urdu helped the department in organising the event...

  • Pakistan rules out use of its soil in Middle East conflict

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday reaffirmed its resolve not to become a part of any conflict in the region and renewed its offer for mediating in the Middle East crisis...

    The offer was formally conveyed by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi during a telephonic conversation with his counterparts from Iran, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey...

  • Senior Saudi royal lashes out at Obama over Middle East conflict

    RIYADH: A senior Saudi royal has criticised President Barack Obama for comments accusing the longtime US ally of feeding Middle East conflicts...

    In an opinion piece published in Saudi newspapers, Prince Turki al-Faisal, the kingdom's former intelligence chief and envoy to Washington, lashed out at Obama's recent comments to The Atlantic magazine...

  • On tour to Middle East, Japan premier Abe warns conflict with Iran impacts entire world

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned that military confrontation with Iran will impact global peace and stability, as he visits the Middle East hoping to ease tensions spiked by the US killing of a top Iranian general...

    But as those concerns receded, the Japanese premier decided to go ahead with the visit and on Sunday discussed regional tensions during an hour-long meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in...

  • Code of conduct limits size of banners and posters, says ECP

    KARACHI: Sindh Election Commissioner Yusuf Khattak has said that there is no ban on display of banners and posters if they are made according to the size allowed in the code of conduct...

    Mr Khattak stated this when a delegation comprising representatives of some political parties called on him here on Thursday to inform him of their reservations against removal of posters and banners displayed by political parties to muster support...

  • ‘My East is Your West’: Crossing over borders and continents through art

    LAHORE: Spatial dimensions seem to amuse Rashid Rana so much that his latest art project ‘Transpositions’ revolves around time and space and while concepts of physics are infused in it...

    Rana crosses the physical boundaries with the help of technology and unites two countries, Italy and Pakistan, and helps create a platform where the ordinary people can perform and are seen by people from the other country...

  • East, West and music

    KARACHI: It is not easy to describe the difference between Eastern forms of music and their Western counterparts...

    Both differ in tonality, in melodic structures and scale progressions...

  • East, West and CPEC

    ISLAMABAD claims to be on the same page with Beijing as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) enters its second phase...

    It dismisses the perception that the ongoing arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is being used by the West to pressure Pakistan into backtracking from sealed deals with the superpower of the East under a grand bilateral partnership framework...

  • Cotton rates firm up as crop size fears ruled out

    Rising cotton prices also impacted phutti (seed cotton) prices which rose for both Sindh and Punjab varieties...

    The sentiment was indu­ced by Pakistan Central Cotton Committee’s (PCCC) review which said that no major loss was suffered by the crop and production would be close to official estimates...

  • US experts size up Cuba’s untapped oil wealth

    HAVANA: US experts were briefed by Cuban authorities for the first time Wednesday on technical details of a possible partnership to tap Cuba’s deep-sea oil wealth, in another sign of warming ties between the two nations...

    The United States and Cuba in December made a surprise announcement that they would end five decades of Cold War-era bad blood, and move toward normal relations...

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