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  • Afghanistan's extreme geography attracts extreme sports

    “It's extreme geography that attracts extreme sportsmen, not the fact that the place is at war,” he told The Associated Press as he dragged his kayak out of the water following an invigorating three-hour paddle down the Panjshir River...

    "His friend Rea-Dickins was similarly enthusiastic, comparing Panjshir to the best places he's kayaked in northern Europe, India and Pakistan...

  • Apple to show off new iPhones, Apple TV

    CUPERTINO: Apple is expected to unveil a pair of new handsets at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday (today) analysts say, in addition to showing off a larger iPad and an updated Apple TV...

    When Apple executives take the stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, investors will be scrutinising their plans for the next generation of the iPhone, which drove nearly two-thirds of the company's $49...

  • Apple co-founder says Apple Card algorithm gave wife lower credit limit

    Apple Inc co-founder Steve Wozniak joined in the online debate over accusations of gender discrimination by the algorithm behind the iPhone maker's credit card, fuelling scrutiny of the newly launched Apple Card...

    The criticism started on Thursday, after entrepreneur David Heinemeier Hansson railed against the Apple Card in a series of Twitter posts, saying it gave him 20 times the credit limit his wife received...

  • India–Pak foreign secretaries meet: Pakistan reaffirms Kashmir as core issue

    NEW DELHI: Kashmir remains a core issue that requires a “just solution under United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions and wishes of the people of the valley”, Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry told his Indian counterpart here on Tuesday...

    Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said during the meeting between the Indo-Pak foreign secretaries on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia conference in New Delhi on Tuesday,...

  • Pakistan's State Bank governor calls India's cash clampdown 'extreme'

    State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra has called India's shock clampdown on cash an “extreme” step to boost financial inclusion, tax collection and battle graft...

    “To my imagination that is a very, very extreme measure,” Governor Wathra said in an interview with Bloomberg economic and financial news service, after the forum it organised in Karachi on Wednesday...

  • Punjab govt scrambles to strengthen core functions

    As in most nations, the public sector remains the largest service provider for citizens in Pakistan...

    “This agenda’s success is contingent upon strengthening the government’s core functions around both institutional and governance structures along with appropriate policy, planning and budgeting,” a senior finance department official told Dawn on condition of anonymity...

  • Khattak upset at centre’s apathy towards core issues

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak is running out of patience with the federal government over disinterest in resolving core issues of the province related to the centre...

    The chief minister briefed participants on wide-ranging issues of the province including Pakistan-China Economic Corridor project, which has triggered a tug of war between the centre and three small federating units...

  • Banks shy away from their core function — lending

    The study explores the various possible factors for the reforms falling short of their objectives: was there a problem in their design, or implementation?Was their success marred by unhelpful macroeconomic environment; or did the delay in reforms in other sectors of the economy (for instance fiscal, debt) prove unhelpful?Currently, banks are not effectively performing their core function: channelling depositors’ savings into loans for...

  • ‘Rulers lack planning to address core issues’

    PESHAWAR: Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq has said that rulers have no planning to overcome the core issues of the nation but they have further enslaved the youth by taking foreign loans on high markup and increased duration of power loadshedding across the country...

    He criticised the government and said that rulers had no planning to overcome the core issues facing the country...

  • Non-core income props up MCB’s earnings

    A STRONG performance by the non-core business segment somewhat compensated for MCB Bank’s bloated tax expenses for the first half of the year...

    Non-interest income: Ever since the latest monetary easing cycle set in last November, sector watchers have been expecting banks to rely more on capital gains from their equity and Pakistan Investment Bond (PIB) trading operations to shore up their bottom lines...

  • Interview: Educationist to the core

    Mahboobul Rahman Khan is an educationist to the core; he has taught at various institutes during his 60-year academic career; he is a bibliophile and a keen reader of history...

    After doing his BA from Aligarh he came to Pakistan and did his MA in English, political science and history from the University of Peshawar...

  • IMF official calls for ‘national consensus on core economic agenda’

    ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) seems to be toeing the government line as it has advocated a “national consensus on the core economic agenda” to put Pakistan on a path of sustainable growth...

    “Many of the issues like economy, energy, modernisation and transformation of economy can be tackled if you have national consensus on core economic agenda and it should not be based on political debate, but tackled on merit,”...

  • Diversifying from core business

    THE cement industry in Pakistan is looking forward to mixed fortunes...

    Sajjad Hussain, an analyst at BMA Capital, mentioned various infrastructure and power projects, particularly those under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor framework, as a major demand trigger for the cement sector...

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