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  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    The volumes are low in Pakistan but there is a need to start working on capacity building for institutions so that in future the country is well placed in adopting new technologies of electric vehicles and has the human resources to cope with challenges of the technology, the ministry said...

    The ministry said an argument can be made that in Pakistan fossil fuel vehicles will continue for a longer period, especially in the lower...

  • A road map for Afghanistan

    Know more: Taliban-Kabul direct talks expected by month’s endPart of the delay in resuming peace talks was known to be the Afghan government’s insistence that Pakistan take action against so-called irreconcilables among the Taliban, some of whom are thought to be based in Pakistan...

    Yet, the very mention of ‘Taliban groups’, used since the first joint press release of the QCG in January, suggests a difficult road ahead...

  • Dar announces road map to promote Islamic financing

    KARACHI: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced on Monday a road map for the promotion of Islamic financing...

    That is why I had formed a steering committee at the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to develop comprehensive reports and strategies soon after assuming the office,” he said...

  • Census road map

    But going by the recent meeting between the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, it appears that the exercise will be moving ahead after all...

  • Road map needed

    However, if the Pakistan Railways was to undertake it minus the sophistication of the KMTMP-2030, its cost would be a mere fraction of the KMTMP-2030 proposal...

  • ADB’s road map to help attract investment in mineral sector

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has finalised a road map for attracting private-sector investment from both domestic and international investors in the mineral sector of Pakistan, especially in Balochistan...

    The road map, contained in the final report which has been prepared at the completion of a small-scale policy and advisory assistance, has been designed to help the federal government and Balochistan manage and...

  • Cyber armies, misplaced judicial activism threaten internet landscape in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Threats to the internet landscape, including arbitrary administrative shutdowns, misplaced judicial activism against internet freedoms, the rise of cyber-armies, enforced disappearances of activists and the abuse of cybercrime legislation have been on the rise across the country, according to a report titled Internet Landscape of Pakistan 2017...

    The annual report is an “indigenous effort” to regularly monitor and document...

  • Wrong map: court moved for case against CM Punjab

    LAHORE: A sessions court on Thursday issued a notice to the capital city police officer (CCPO) on a petition seeking registration of a case against Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and others for publication of ‘wrong map’ of Pakistan in Class-VIII geography book...

    Advocate Rizwan Haider filed the petition and told the court that he had submitted an application to the CCPO for registration of a case against the chief minister and...

  • Pop art: Landscape symphonies

    The Punjab Landscape Movement, initiated by Khalid Iqbal in the ’50s, has inspired powerful artists and retains its popularity today...

    Bashir Ahmed became a famed contemporary miniaturist but echoes of landscape were often found in his work...

  • COLUMN: Landscape and historical imagination

    A few years ago as I walked around the village of Nartiang in the Jaintia hills of Meghalaya, well known for its megaliths, I wondered how inhabitants imagined landscape and geography in the 18th- and 19th-century...

    More significantly, the landscape of Nartiang, read as a historical source, gives access to forms of resistance to colonial and postcolonial geographies, histories, and ideas of the hills and its people...

  • A barren landscape

    While there is no doubt that such measures are needed, the less said about the results of our efforts to make Pakistan a peaceful country the better...

    Across Pakistan various ethnic, sectarian and religious groups are angry and frustrated with the state at times with external help causing them to air their grievances in ways that are detrimental to the security of this country...

  • ‘A barren landscape’

    THIS is apropos of Nargis Sethi’s article ‘A barren landscape’ (May 2)...

    The failure of the Pakistan Cricket Board in Bangladesh and the news of the financial crisis of the Pakistan Hockey Board have despaired the people...

  • Karachi labour landscape in flux

    KARACHI: The labour employed in the city’s industrial hubs shows a changing ethnic trend – the arrival of new workforce from South Punjab and interior Sindh replacing Pakhtuns and Punjabis in low-paying jobs...

    Chairman Pakistan Fashion Apparel Forum Jawed Bilwani said 10 years ago, majority of the labourers in dyeing and finishing sectors hailed from Punjab but this has now fallen to 13pc...

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