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  • Diamonds aren’t forever

    As happens with anything the Indians do, the Pakistanis were not to be left behind; within a month, a Pakistani barrister filed a petition in a British court, asking for the return of the diamond to Pakistan...

    After all, the diamond was taken by the British from Lahore, and Lahore (and hence the diamond) belonged to Pakistan...

  • Nasa spacecraft survives dive through Saturn’s rings

    MIAMI: An unmanned Nasa spacecraft has survived its plunge between the rings of Saturn and, after briefly going dark for the flyby, is communicating again with Earth, the US space agency said on Thursday...

    We could only rely on predictions, based on our experience with Saturn’s other rings, of what we thought this gap between the rings and Saturn would be like,” said Cassini project manager Earl Maize of Nasa’s Jet Propulsion...

  • ‘Smaller and simpler’ mantra rings through banking boardrooms

    LONDON: Deutsche Bank’s expected move to sell much of its retail banking business will see it join a growing list of banks choosing to shrink and simplify to survive...

    The benefits of size and reach, for years considered the holy grail of global banking, are now seen as being outweighed by the cost and complexity of running businesses across dozens of countries
  • Olympic rings light up Rio park

    Officials of next year’s games in Rio de Janeiro stood by Wednesday evening as fireworks exploded above a huge version of the symbolic five Olympic rings...

    These rings were displayed in the northeastern city of Newcastle, England, during the 2012 games in London...

  • Spacecraft flies between Saturn and its rings

    CAPE CANAVERAL: Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft ventured into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings on Wednesday...

    Cassini was out of radio contact with Earth as it became the first spacecraft to enter the gap between Saturn and its rings...

  • Maleeha rings Nasdaq bell to mark Independence Day

    NEW YORK: Pakistan’s economy is on the upswing as it pursues the “most investor-friendly” policies in the region, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi said on Friday during a ceremony held at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange to mark the country’s 70th Independence Day...

    “Pakistan is on the rise,” she told traders and investors gathered at the ceremony held in the Pakistan flag-bedecked Nasdaq’s office building in New...

  • Wings, rings and a lot more

    Alam Road, Buffalo Wings and Rings offers a variety of fast food, but of course claims chicken wings and onion rings as its specialty primarily, as the name suggests...

    From the starters, the first thing I tried was the onion rings, of course, which did not disappoint...

  • Muttahida’s criticism over CNG price hike rings alarm bells for PTI govt

    KARACHI: Alarms bells have started to ring for the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government when its coalition partner, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan, on Sunday took strong exception to what it called an unprecedented hike of CNG prices — an increase of Rs22 per kilogram — and asked the federal government to stop taking anti-people measures only to please the International Monetary Fund...

    Speaking at a press conference here, the...

  • US peace plan rings alarm bells in Jordan

    AMMAN: A controversial US plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace could spell the demise of Jordan and turn it into a “Palestinian state”, Jordanians and analysts warn...

    The initiative launched by US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner at a June conference in Bahrain dangles the prospect of $50 billion of investment into a stagnant Palestinian economy
  • US peace plan rings alarm bells in Jordan

    AMMAN: A controversial US plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace could spell the demise of Jordan and turn it into a “Palestinian state”, Jordanians and analysts warn...

    The initiative launched by US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner at a June conference in Bahrain dangles the prospect of $50 billion of investment into a stagnant Palestinian economy
  • Fireworks, rings monument light up Tokyo six months before Games

    TOKYO: Fireworks lit up the night sky above Tokyo Bay on Friday and a giant monument of the Olympic rings was unveiled in the shadow of Rainbow Bridge as the Japanese capital marked six months until the start of the Games...

    Tokyo was certainly in a celebratory mood on Friday as a vibrant performance, including fireworks in the shape and colour of the five Olympic rings, briefly lit up the skyline of the city of over 14 million...

  • NCA gets new name as PCB rings changes in coaching setup

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in their endeavour to close the bridge between international and domestic cricket is in the midst of revamping the Lahore-based National Cricket Academy (NCA) by renaming the facility as the National High Performance Centre (NHPC)...

    The Head of International Player Development will be responsible for comprehensively identifying, developing and preparing players so that they become...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

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