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  • Blasphemy case against man for ‘torching Bible’

    KASUR: The Ganda Singh police arrested a man and registered a blasphemy case against him for allegedly burning a Bible and other religious books in a Church at Sanda Phattak village...

    Complainant John Masih stated in the FIR that his wife, Sadiqan Bibi, saw a man torching copies of the Bible and other religious books in the church...

  • College students long denied free textbooks

    PESHAWAR: Around 130,000 intermediate students of government colleges in the province have long been denied free textbooks despite the successive governments’ claim to provide free books to students up to intermediate level in the public sector educational institutions...

    According to officials at the higher education department, like students of government schools, the FA/FSc students enrolled in the province’s all 185 government...

  • Royal college to conduct MRCS exams in Pakistan

    LAHORE: The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK is conducting the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (MRCS) exam in Pakistan for the first time through the British Council...

    The college has also announced this year’s schedule for Pakistani candidates to apply and sit the exam in major cities, including Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad...

  • Girls at Pakistan's first female cadet college dream of being in power

    At a revolutionary school in Mardan, Durkhanay Banuri dreams of becoming military chief, once a mission impossible for girls in Pakistan...

    Thirteen-year-old Durkhanay, a student at Pakistan's first ever Girls' Cadet College, established earlier this year in the conservative northwest, brims with enthusiasm and confidence as she sketches out her life plan...

  • Pakistan seeks changes in free trade agreement with China

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will try to convince Chinese authorities to revise the existing free trade agreement (FTA) on the less-than-equal reciprocity principle, Commerce Minister Pervaiz Malik told Dawn on Friday...

    “We will demand an early-harvest programme in the existing FTA that will cover 100 items of Pakistan’s export interest,” Mr Malik said...

  • Lessons for Pakistan to learn from Free Trade Agreement with China

    While the Pakistan and China bilateral Trade Agreement, signed in 2006, seemed to be quite enthusiastic and ambitious; the ground realities turned out to be quite different...

    Pakistan’s trade and industry was, and continues to be, adversely affected by the explosion of Chinese goods in the market with special reference to polyesters, textile (made ups and fabrics), table-ware, shoes, chemicals, iron, steel and toys...

  • Pakistan's UN representative asks Swiss authorities to take action against 'Free Balochistan' posters

    Ambassador Farukh Amil, the permanent representative of Pakistan to the United Nations (UN), has written to the Swiss authorities to take action against “Free Balochistan” posters that have appeared in Geneva...

    ”Pakistan’s Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva “has counted eight posters and one digital poster on display since this Monday [September 3],” the letter reads...

  • UK reiterates duty-free access for Pakistan after Brexit

    ISLAMABAD: The United Kingdom reiterated its commitment on Monday to retain duty-free access for Pakistan on the pattern of European Generalised System of Preferences Plus (GSP+) scheme after Brexit early next year...

    The repeat assurance, first given in July, came from United Kingdom Minister of State for Trade Policy Greg Hands in a meeting with Pakistan’s Commerce Minister Pervaiz Malik, the UK High Commission said in a press...

  • Turkey to provide 34 T-37 aircraft to Pakistan free of cost

    ISLAMABAD/ANKARA: Pakistan and Turkey signed a landmark defence cooperation agreement Wednesday under which Turkey will provide Pakistan with 34 ‘T-37 fighter cum training aircraft and its spare parts on a gratis basis...

    ’The agreement was signed after the conclusion of the 11th Meeting of the Pakistan-Turkey High Level Military Dialogue Group (HLMDG) in Ankara...

  • Pakistan will push UN to declare Indian Ocean 'nuclear free zone', says Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday informed Senate that Pakistan is considering to move a resolution in United Nations, urging it to declare the Indian Ocean a "nuclear free zone"...

    He announced that Pakistan is planning to highlight the dangerous implications of India's plans to nuclearise the Indian Ocean at all relevant international forums and a proposal is under consideration to move...

  • 3rd Test: Free-flowing Hafeez leads Pakistan fightback

    SHARJAH: Opener Mohammad Hafeez notched a brilliant 97 under pressure to help Pakistan stage a comeback in the third and final Test against England in Sharjah on Tuesday...

    The 35-year-old was just three runs away from his ninth Test hundred as he took Pakistan to 146-3 at the close on the third day at Sharjah stadium, leading by 74 runs with seven wickets intact...

  • Pakistan eyes free trade pact with Iran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has decided to initiate a free trade agreement (FTA) with Iran in the wake of lifting of sanctions on Tehran...

    In a meeting with the newly-appointed Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost on Tuesday, Commerce Minister Khurram Dasatgir Khan said Pakistan was interested in negotiating an agreement with Iran...

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