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  • Pakistan's priorities have shifted from geo-political to geo-economic, says Qureshi

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan has "shifted its geo-political priorities into geo-economic priorities", while speaking about Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to Sri Lanka...

    Qureshi said that Pakistan has offered a credit line of $15 million to Sri Lanka for defence and security cooperation to "end the menace of terrorism [which is] of equal importance to both" countries...

  • Geo-economics must take precedence over geo-politics, PM says in Beijing

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday addressed the plenary session of the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation in Beijing, where he stressed that geo-economics should take precedence over geopolitics, Radio Pakistan reported...

    PM Sharif, who had arrived in the Chinese capital on Friday to participate in the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) forum, said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) must not be politicised,...

  • Yesterday’s slogans

    It’s the same story with the Pakistan Steel Mills where the obsolete plant is in desperate trouble...

    In developing countries where private capital shies away from projects requiring high investment and long gestation periods, it makes sense for the government to enter the field, as Pakistan did with PIA and Pak Steel...

  • Belonging to yesterday

    Nidhi Dugar Kundalia’s The Lost Generation: Chronicling India’s Dying Professions is a collection of essays about anachronistic professions that continue to exist in India even as modernisation makes them barely relevant...

    Traditional, ancestral trades, for the most part determined by caste, are practised around the vast landscape of India, and Nidhi seeks out 11 such professions to write about
  • Panic wipes out yesterday's gains as KSE-100 index closes in red

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange ended Thursday’s trading session on a negative note, with the benchmark KSE-100 index losing 362 points, or -0...

    Mehanti said banking stocks saw buying activity on reports of rising banking spreads, but Pakistan's surging trade deficit amid falling exports and weak global oil prices invited selling pressure...

  • Afghan situation turns yesterday’s friends into foes

    PESHAWAR: The emerging situation in Afghanistan has turned the friends of yesterday into the foes of today as the Awami National Party and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl have engaged in a war of words with the former blaming the latter’s chief, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, for the massacre of millions of Pakhtuns and anarchy in the war-torn country...

    The two parties were part of the opposition’s alliance, Pakistan Democratic Movement...

  • US State Dept approves proposed $125m support program for Pakistan’s F-16s

    The US State Department announced on Friday that the Trump administration is set to approve $125 million for Pakistan to provide technical support to its fleet of F-16 aircraft...

    Read: 'An unintended PR win for Islamabad': What analysts, journalists had to say about PM's trip to USDuring an unprecedented 47-minute joint press talk with the prime minister on July 21, US President Donald Trump also offered to mediate between India and...

  • IBA Karachi, Shanghai University to collaboratively offer finance program

    The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shanghai University China, agreeing to collaboratively offer a Master of Finance program between the universities in Karachi and China, a notification posted on IBA's website said...

    Dr Iqbal was accompanied to Shanghai by Dr Nasir Afghan, Assistant Professor and Director MBA Program at IBA...

  • IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program

    MONACO: Women's world marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe was “hounded remorselessly” over doping allegations that proved wrong, world athletics' governing body said Friday...

    “The circumstances in which Ms Radcliffe came to be publicly accused are truly shocking,” the IAAF said as it used the British runner's case to defend its own handling of accusations of widespread doping
  • India's government restores funding for HIV-AIDS program

    NEW DELHI: India's federal government says it will restore funding to the country's HIV-AIDS program months after it cut its contribution and asked regional governments to fill in the gaps...

    Nadda said late Tuesday the government was committed to combatting HIV-AIDS and that the federal government would resume fully funding India's National AIDS Control Program...

  • US rebel training program 'nuts,' ex-Pentagon chief says

    WASHINGTON: A doomed US plan now on hold to train Syrian rebel fighters outside the country to fight the Islamic State was "nuts," former defense secretary Robert Gates said...

    President Barack Obama's administration has suspended its $500 million train and equip effort in the latest embarrassment concerning a Syria strategy that has stumbled from one setback to the next
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