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  • No military solution to Afghan conflict, agree Pakistan and Turkey

    Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif met with Turkish leadership in Ankara on Tuesday as part of his tour to regional powers in the aftermath of the United States' new policy announcement on Afghanistan and South Asia...

    Asif, in meetings with Turkish President Recip Tayyep Erdogan, Prime Minister Benali Yildirim and Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu, discussed relations between the two nations and "mutual coordination on regional...

  • 'Convergence now in US and Pakistan that there is no military solution to Afghanistan'

    Prime Minister Imran Khan, during an address delivered at the United States Institute of Peace on Tuesday, expressed confidence that there was "convergence between the United States and Pakistan" when it came to recognising that there is no military solution to deal with the war in Afghanistan...

    "The Pakistan Army was fighting but they [the US] thought we are not doing enough [...

  • Pirates, cyclones and mud: Bangladesh's island solution to Rohingya crisis

    During the monsoon it often floods and, when the seas are calm, pirates roam nearby waters hunting for fishermen to kidnap for ransom...

    Welcome to Thengar Char, a muddy stain in the murky waters of the Bay of Bengal, identified by Bangladesh as a short-term solution to the humanitarian crisis unfolding on its border with Myanmar, across which some 70,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled...

  • Sufi saints and their descendants: part of the solution? (Part I)

    Political Islam as a notion was manufactured by political thinkers and fine-tuned by military strategists in the capitals of the advanced world in 1960s to stall the thrust of communism, real and imagined...

    The Soviet Union’s [erstwhile USSR] invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 to save the so-called Saur revolution helped the notion to put into practice which immediately initiated a process of active and armed resistance in the name of...

  • Just and lasting solution to Kashmir dispute vital for peace in South Asia: PM Imran

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday urged the international community to highlight India’s crimes against humanity in occupied Kashmir, adding that a just and lasting solution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute was essential for peace, security and stability in South Asia...

    The premier's remarks came during a meeting with a cross-party delegation of UK parliamentarians, led by Chair of All-Parties Parliamentary Kashmir Group Debbie...

  • Lion on Karachi's streets causes social media furore, owner and pet taken into custody

    A video circulating on social media showing a lion being transported in Karachi's Karimabad area in the back of a pickup truck prompted police to make an arrest, taking the lion and its owner into custody after concerns were raised about the safety of citizens in the metropolis...

    Sindh Interior Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal took notice of the issue after the video made the rounds on social media and directed police to take appropriate...

  • Pakistan, Iran seek political solution to Afghan conflict

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran on Monday underscored the need for a politically negotiated settlement of the Afghan conflict, besides calling for regional solutions for local problems...

    This agreement between the two neighbours was renewed during Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif’s daylong trip to Tehran for meetings with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Dr Javad Zarif...

  • LNG is the only solution to Pakistan's energy crisis: PM Abbasi

    Inaugurating the second Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal at Karachi's Port Qasim on Sunday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that LNG was the only solution to Pakistan's energy crisis...

    Talking about the challenges faced during the project, the prime minister said that many people had questioned it [the project] when it started but "Port Qasim came through" and the terminal started functioning in less than 14 months...

  • Rishi Kapoor for Kashmir solution so he can visit Pakistan

    NEW DELHI: Indian mo­vie actor Rishi Kapoor has given a compelling personal reason about why the Kashmir dispute should be solved urgently, and he has suggested a way too — he is 65 years old and wants to see Peshawar his ancestral home before it is too late for him to travel, PTI said on Sunday...

    Mr Kapoor said he agrees with National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, who claimed the other day that Azad Kashmir belongs to...

  • Solar, nuclear, hydel? Pakistan's best power solution is...

    If social and bulk of conventional media is to be believed, Kalabagh Dam alone is the solution to all our energy woes...

    Interestingly, considering that the rupee has depreciated against USD over the last two decades and construction costs have gone up, one would have expected the cost to build the dam/plant and the ensuing cost to generate power to increase accordingly...

  • Sindh holds solution to Pakistan’s energy needs

    KARACHI: With huge reserves of coal and plenty of wind to produce electricity, Sindh holds solution to the energy problems of Pakistan in the long run, said provincial finance minister Murad Ali Shah on Friday...

    Addressing a session organised by the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) for a 100-member Chinese delegation, Shah said the province already has 310MW of renewable energy, while another 475MW would come online by the end of the...

  • Is solar power really the best solution for Pakistan?

    A lot is being quoted, and misquoted in the media on how best to overcome the 'existing' energy crisis in our country...

    As most of the debate is, at best, misinformed, it will be helpful to analyse what is the best source of electricity and more importantly how kosher solar is...

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