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  • Delta Air Lines investigates Pakistani American couple's profiling claim

    CINCINNATI: Delta Air Lines says it's investigating an Ohio Muslim couple's claim that they were removed from a return flight from Europe after an airline employee singled them out because of their appearance...

    A statement from Delta also says the company will issue a full refund of the couple's airfare for the July 26 flight from Paris to Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport...

  • Reservations regarding CPEC echo in Senate

    Senators on Friday presented a motion in the Upper House expressing concerns that Pakistan appears to be getting the short end of the stick in Free-Trade Agreements (FTA) struck up with Beijing as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project...

    Senator Mian Atiq presented a motion in this regard, which also raised concerns that China was not utilising various economic concessions granted to it by Pakistan...

  • Changes in economic corridor route echo in KP Assembly

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly through a unanimously adopted resolution on Tuesday opposed changes in the original plan of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying it would create disharmony amongst the federating units...

    Any deviation from the decisions of the APC will not be acceptable to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, moreover it will create disharmony amongst the federating units of Pakistan...

  • Nisar, Maulana Aziz’s names echo in NA

    Speaking on a point of order, the chief whip of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PIT) in the lower house, Dr Shireen Mazari, sought clarification from the interior minister if there were FIRs registered against the controversial cleric...

  • Controversial banners, Imran’s remarks echo in Senate

    ISLAMABAD: The controversy over banners inviting military takeover recently put up by a little-known political party and remarks of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan about people distributing sweets in case of a military coup echoed in the Senate on Tuesday, with members asserting that no one was indispensable...

    Mushahid Hussain Sayed of the PML-Q ruled out the possibility of a military intervention, saying: “I do not see any...

  • US police shootings echo through criminology classrooms

    NEW YORK: A new crop of ads on New York City subway cars reads “Justice now, but justice how?” The words evoke the tone of street protests over police killings of black men across the United States during the past three years...

    But the ads are not a plea from civil rights activists
  • Musharraf’s remarks on army’s ‘pressure’ echo in SC

    Ayyan Ali was arrested on March 14, 2014, at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, while trying to go abroad — on valid visa, passport and air ticket — but carrying foreign currency worth $506,800 without prior permission of the State Bank of Pakistan and without any lawful excuse about why she was taking the money abroad...

  • Kashmiri demands echo in US Congress panel

    Sehla Ashai, a Kashmiri-American lawyer, went a step ahead and exposed India’s strategy of blaming everything on Pakistan...

    If the law and the facts are both against you, just pound the table and yell about Pakistan,” she said...

  • How we can revive the shrinking Indus delta

    THE ecosystem of the Indus delta is under threat owing to a drastic fall in river flows below the Kotri barrage...

    This hydrological, geomorphological and environmental degradation of the delta poses a risk to the livelihood of people living alongside it...

  • Peak flood beneficial to riverine area, Indus delta

    HYDERABAD: The peak flood passing through the Guddu barrage at the moment is beneficial to the riverine area and Indus delta ecology...

    Indus delta — a Ramsar site and said to be fifth or sixth largest in the world — whose ecology also hinges mainly on sustainable water flows downstream Kotri barrage would also get benefit of current water flows...

  • Threats to Indus Delta highlighted

    But out here it is the sea flowing into the Indus Delta,” said environmentalist and researcher Nasir A...

    Panhwar during his talk and presentation titled “Survival of the Indus Delta” at the Irtiqa Institute of Social Sciences on Saturday...

  • As water disappears, parched Sindh delta farmers march north

    ” Over a week, the people had walked 140 km from the Indus delta region, desperate to find an answer to worsening water shortages and land losses to erosion in their home villages...

    Zuhaib Ahmed Pirzada, a young environmental activist from Thatta, said an original 50 or so marchers from the area around Kharo Chan where the delta meets the Arabian Sea, were joined by others as they marched north...

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