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  • SSU Commando shot dead in Karimabad

    KARACHI: A Special Security Unit Commando who performs duty at the state guest house was shot dead on his way home in the Karimabad area on Tuesday morning, police said...

    Jaffri was shot dead in a busy part of Karimabad, the DIG-West said, adding that initial reports suggest an unidentified man on a motorcycle attacked the guard, but witnesses are being questioned for more details...

  • Bumper crops hardly a blessing

    At a time when international prices of agricultural commodities are in steep decline, with sugar prices even sliding to their lowest level since 2009, Pakistan has been blessed with bumper crops of major commodities...

    But bumper crops, under the circumstances, are hardly a blessing for the country nor a matter of rejoicing for the stakeholders...

  • Musharraf aide hints general’s exit had PML-N’s ‘blessing’

    The Agartala conspiracy was a sedition case, filed in 1968 by the government of Pakistan against Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, leader of the Awami League in what was then East Pakistan, as well as 34 others...

    The Hyderabad Tribunals of 1975 were instituted against politicians of the Awami National Party on charges of treason and acting against the ideology of Pakistan...

  • March-April forecast: Rain to be a mixed blessing

    Frequent spells of rainfall and isolated hailstorms associated with windstorm may hamper the harvesting and threshing of wheat and sowing of cotton during the two months, said the Pakistan Meteorological Department on Saturday...

    Prevailing oceanic, atmospheric and surface climatic conditions suggest that uncertainties in Pakistan’s weather pattern will persist towards the early summer till El Niño comes to neutral phase in May-June...

  • Russian annexation a blessing in disguise for Crimea football fans

    SIMFEROPOL, CRIMEA: Vladimir Putin may have annexed Crimea in one fell swoop, seizing control of government and economy; but the president's power apparently stops at the gates of Crimean football stadiums caught now in a twilight world between Russia and Ukraine...

    After the 2014 annexation, declared illegal by Kiev and the West, clubs from the peninsula could no longer compete in the Ukrainian league
  • Oil wealth a blessing, energy dependence a curse for Russia’s economy

    MOSCOW: Abundant oil and gas deposits have been a blessing for Russia, but they now feel like a curse as low prices propel the country into a deep economic crisis that shows no signs of abating...

    “Oil is both a blessing and a curse,” IMF mission chief to Russia Antonio Spilimbergo warned in 2012, urging Russia to improve its business climate and fight corruption to attract foreign investment...

  • Reflections: Family, a blessing

    By Khushboo SoomroWhen I was in my early teens some 10 years back, the idea of living independent of restrictions had always fancied me...

    I remember being rebuked once by my mother for accepting a birthday invitation without asking for her permission
  • The blessing and pain of rain

    Pakistan has suffered losses worth $19 billion owing to floods between 1947 and 2009 and another $19bn in direct losses since the 2010 floodsThe regulator has sent a four-member investigation team to Karachi and Hyderabad “to assess the factual position with regard to the failure of supply and subsequent casualties and other problems caused by recent heavy rains”...

    The Ministry of Water Resources and the chief engineering...

  • A blessing for some

    Whether we achieve herd immunity against Covid-19 or not, we have achieved herd immunity against corruption in Pakistan...

    The corrupt in Pakistan, with almost zero conviction rate, have never been more confident; having beaten the system, leaving people who hoped that Khan would demolish this scourge disappointed and fearful of the future...

  • A blessing for some

    Whether we achieve herd immunity against Covid-19 or not, we have achieved herd immunity against corruption in Pakistan...

    The corrupt in Pakistan, with almost zero conviction rate, have never been more confident; having beaten the system, leaving people who hoped that Khan would demolish this scourge disappointed and fearful of the future...

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