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  • ‘International moot to help project soft image of Karachi’

    KARACHI: Mayor of Karachi Waseem Akhtar on Tuesday said the international building and construction industry exhibition titled Build Asia Exhibition 2016 would send a positive image of Karachi to the rest of the world and help the metropolis to emerge among the world’s modern progressive cities in coming years...

    Welcoming the delegates from national and international firms he said such events would give a boost to trade and...

  • Nato chief urges US and Turkey to 'sit down and find solutions'

    North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) chief Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the United States and Turkey to “sit down and find solutions” to a crisis in relations between the two key members of the military alliance...

    “I only urge the US and Turkey to sit down and find solutions because it is important for the alliance that we are able to work closely together, especially in that region, because Turkey is a key ally in our fight...

  • Some solutions to Pakistan's professor mafia

    To demonstrate the dysfunctionalities of Pakistani universities, Professor Hoodbhoy gave a startling example: at the Faculty of Management Sciences at the International Islamic University, a "world record of sorts was set last month" when five PhD degrees on various topics were awarded under a single supervisor who received his doctorate merely five years prior...

    In this article, I wish to offer what I believe can be solid solutions...

  • Solutions please

    READERS often complain that writers focus on problems and not solutions...

    This may be true to some extent but it is also true that some readers look for easy solutions to complex social problems, eg, how Pakistan can achieve good governance and rapid progress...

  • Quest for solutions

    COMMENTS on a number of my recent articles have stated that I have focused on delineating/diagnosing issues and have not given solutions...

  • Earthly matters: Solutions to save civilisation

    Last week, on the occasion of the European Climate Diplomacy Day, the Embassies of France and Germany hosted a photography exhibition entitled “60 Solutions” and the screening of a film, Home by Yann Arthus-Bertand at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA)...

    According to the European Union envoy, Stefano Gatto, “The European Union’s commitment to tackling climate change has placed the EU at the forefront of international...

  • Pakistan calls for inclusive political solutions to disputes

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan told the international community on Tuesday that the protection of civilians is best served by “addressing the root causes of conflicts, and finding inclusive political solutions to disputes and seeking peaceful settlement of conflicts”...

    "“A normative framework is in place and the international community keeps urging all parties to comply with their obligations and abide by international humanitarian, human...

  • Natural disasters ignite blame game not serious solutions

    ISLAMABAD: A PML-N leader on Tuesday urged the PPP to set its house in order in Sindh and condemned the MQM for “failing to deliver” politically during the past decade...

    “If such incidents occur again, PPP will lose people’s support entirely,” Parliamentary secretary for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Mohsin Shah Nawaz Ranjha told the participants of a seminar on ‘Future Trends of Heatwaves and How to Cope’
  • Energy solutions

    Then there are the envisioned international initiatives...

    The writer is senior associate for South Asia at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars in Washington, DC...

  • Sindh Assembly to deliberate on solutions to water problems on Monday

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly will have thorough discussion about the issue of water crisis in the province when it reassembles after two days on Monday...

    This was decided by the assembly on Friday when Senior Parliamentary Affairs Minister Nisar Ahmad Khuhro, after completion of the order of the day, sought permission from Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani to table a motion in that regard
  • Rohingya crisis needs political solutions, says Red Cross

    DHAKA: The international Red Cross leader said on Tuesday that humanitarian help alone will not solve the Rohingya refugee crisis and inclusive political solutions are needed for the 700,000 people who fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh to escape violence that targeted them...

    Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, visited Myanmar’s Rakhine state, where the refugees once lived, as well as the camps where...

  • Polio: no quick-fix solutions

    Why are they not able to generate a strategy grounded in an analysis of why people react the way they do to this critical preventive health service brought to their homes for free, when they spend a substantial portion of their household income and travel long distances to seek curative health services for their children? The magical thinking and quick-fix solutions proposed by Mr Atta do nothing except further decrease credibility and...

  • Polio: no quick-fix solutions

    Why are they not able to generate a strategy grounded in an analysis of why people react the way they do to this critical preventive health service brought to their homes for free, when they spend a substantial portion of their household income and travel long distances to seek curative health services for their children? The magical thinking and quick-fix solutions proposed by Mr Atta do nothing except further decrease credibility and...

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