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  • Politics 101: Why military coups happen in Pakistan

    Kennedy, renowned expert on Pakistani politics, wrote the essay A User’s Guide to Guided Democracy, in which he sarcastically outlined ten ‘steps’ that could help any new ruler of Pakistan's to consolidate their rule – common tactics that have been employed by all military dictators in Pakistan...

    The essay took Pakistan’s political history and identified patterns from within: The General Ayub Khan coup in 1958, General Zia-ul-Haq’s...

  • Planning Commission reallocates funds to complete 101 projects

    62 trillion worth of half-cooked projects in the national development programme in just one year, the Planning Commission re-appropriated funds allocated by the National Economic Council (NEC) for 213 projects during the outgoing fiscal year for speedy completion of 101 projects...

    4bn from 213 slow-moving projects to 101 fast-track projects...

  • Gender Diversity 101

    There are no women, in this population of nearly 200 million, competent enough to serve on the board of directors of the State Bank of Pakistan...

    They had after all deigned to nominate a female member on to the board of the newly created Pakistan Stock Exchange...

  • 101-year-old Japanese swimmer aims for more records

    NARASHINO: As the world's top swimmers prepare for the Rio Olympics, a sprightly Japanese centenarian insists she will still be smashing records by the time the 2020 Tokyo Games roll around...

    Closing in on her 102nd birthday, Mieko Nagaoka has racked up a slew of jaw-dropping world bests in her age bracket after only taking up swimming in her late eighties, but warns she is not done yet
  • Turkey detains 101 people linked to US-based Muslim cleric

    ANKARA: Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 101 people suspected of having financial links to United States-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of attempting to overthrow the government...

    On Monday, 101 people were taken into custody in Istanbul and eight other cities...

  • Footprints: Political science 101

    LAHORE: Academic work is off on account of Pakistan Day at Punjab University, the campus eerily quiet and devoid of students...

    Plastered on the wall is a half-ripped poster for the Azm-i-Pakistan march that was to be held at the Islamic Centre to celebrate Pakistan Day...

  • Elections 101: What is delimitation and why does it matter?

    The word delimitation — or its Urdu counterpart, halqa-bandi — has been thrown around frequently in the months leading up to the election...

    It started popping up sometime after the provisional results of the last census were released, and had become a regular fixture of electoral parlance by the time the outgoing setup made way for the caretakers
  • Horse-racing fraternity suggests steps to improve falling standard

    LAHORE: The horse-racing fraternity here has pinned high hopes on the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Lahore Race Club (LRC) that it would take some positive steps to improve quality and quantity of horseracing, particularly of thoroughbreds which has shown a downward slide in recent past...

    The AGM scheduled for this Sunday should trace out the causes of the down fall of thoroughbred racing, members of fraternity told...

  • Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing win Volvo Race

    GOTHENBURG: Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Azzam), skippered by Briton Ian Walker, won the 12th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race on Monday...

    Walker’s crew finished fifth in the ninth and final leg, the fleet having covered 38,739 nautical miles (74,000km) in just under nine months of racing since it set sail from Alicante, Spain, in early October last year...

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