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  • Why can't the music industry be reinvented like the drama industry, asks Xulfi

    Over the span of the last one decade, Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan aka Xulfi remains to be one of the most vibrant and influential musicians of the current wave in Pakistan...

    However, the man who was behind popular bands like Fawad Khan-famed 'EP', Junaid Khan's 'Call' and saw their glory days is not very hopeful about the music scene until and unless it is recognised as a separate industry...

  • Minister earns ire by attending tobacco industry’s event

    ISLAMABAD: Trees clean the air but Minister of State Tariq Fazal Chaudhry invited criticism by gracing a tree plantation event in the city on Monday...

    Since his ministry is devoted to make Islamabad smoke-free, some environment enthusiasts took offence to his presence at the event where the Capital Development Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a tobacco company about planting 800,000 trees during this spring...

  • Pakistan, Iran sign MoU for improved border management

    Pakistan and Iran signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Sunday to improve the situation at the border between the two countries, Radio Pakistan reported...

    Both sides expressed their determination to prevent the smuggling of drugs, intrusion of illegal immigrants and the use of their respective soils for terrorism, Radio Pakistan said...

  • Pakistan to work with Kabul, Delhi on water management

    ISLAMABAD: The government is seeking a joint mechanism with India and Afghanistan for joint watershed management and trans-boundary aquifer sharing to minimise the negative impact of development projects of neighbours...

    Watershed management relates to the land and water management practices that can help protect and imp­rove the water quality, while aquifer refers to the underground layer of rock or minerals that holds water...

  • Pakistan, Iran to boost cooperation on management of border: FO

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran emphasised strengthened cooperation for better border management as their newly formed border commission became functional...

    They also agreed on the need to prevent border violations,” the Foreign Office said on Wednesday about the two-day meeting of the Pakistan-Iran Higher Border Commission that began in Tehran on Monday...

  • Pakistan awaits Afghanistan's response over border management, says FO

    ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan has so far not responded to the measures taken by Pakistan to implement a border management system at the Torkham border in order to curb the flow of undocumented travellers, Foreign Office spokesman Nafeez Zakaria said on Thursday...

    Editorial: Border managementEarlier on Wednesday, the Pakistani authorities had made the management system operational on one of the main border crossings between Pakistan and...

  • Pakistan Super League management increases tickets quota for public

    Pakistan Super League (PSL) administration has decided to increase the quantity of tickets available to the general public for final match after witnessing the enthusiasm of cricket fans...

    On Wednesday, as ticket sales for the Pakistan Super League final began, desperate fans had to rush to local banks to book seats after the quota allotted for e-tickets sold out within hours...

  • Pakistan elected to IAMRA management committee

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been elected member at large to the management committee of the International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA) during the 12th IAMRA international conference being held in Melbourne, Australia from September 20 to 23...

    Pakistan has been an international leader in the registration of practitioners in medical education...

  • Wrong selection, poor management wrecked Pakistan in Chennai, says Jansher

    ISLAMABAD: Former world champion and squash legend Jansher Khan on Monday blamed wrong selection and gross mismanagement for Pakistan’s poor performance in the individual competitions at the ongoing World Junior Squash Championships in Chennai...

    None of the Pakistan juniors in the individual competitions in Chennai could cross the pre-quarterfinal stage...

  • Team management responsible for Pakistan’s poor show: Intikhab

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Intikhab Alam on Tuesday slammed national team’s poor performance in the ongoing World Cup, especially against traditional rivals India, and demanded an immediate inquiry against the players who have been allegedly seen enjoying themselves in a shisha cafe the night before the Pakistan-India match...

    “It seems that the team management has totally failed to make a comprehensive plan for the World Cup,”...

  • EU to give Pakistan €13m for financial management

    ISLAMABAD: The European Union will provide a grant of €13 million for improving public sector financial management in the federal and provincial governments of Sindh and Balochistan...

    The financing agreement on ‘Public Financial Management Support Programme-II’ between Pakistan and the EU was signed here on Friday...

  • Carpet industry for softer image of Pakistan

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PCMEA) urged the government to involve the handmade carpet industry in building a softer image of the country abroad with a view to enhancing exports and convincing buyers in Europe and USA to seek ‘Made in Pakistan’ tag on hand-knotted carpets again...

    In a press statement, PCMEA Chairman Usman Ghani stressed the need for convincing foreign buyers who hesitate in...

  • Pakistan's once-booming textile industry struggles to bounce back

    As Pakistan slowly emerges from a long-term power crisis, its once booming textile sector is scrambling to find its feet ? but high energy costs and a decade lost to competitors mean recovery is far from assured...

    Pakistan is the world's fourth largest cotton producing country but interminable power and gas cuts have stopped exporters from producing their orders on time...

  • Death knell for Pakistan’s music industry?

    Today, some three decades on, the trio have all migrated from Pakistan and Alamgir has been running from pillar to post in Canada, trying to collect money for his medical treatment...

    A music icon of the past lives in abject helplessness today — such has been the curse of being a professional musician in Pakistan...

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