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  • Pakistan lags behind in human capital development: WEF

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is among the world’s 38 per cent countries which are facing a ‘talent crisis’, thus falling short of fully realising people’s economic potential at all stages of economic development largely due to unemployment and ineffective deployment of skills throughout the workforce...

  • ‘Pakistan lags behind South Asia in education’

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is lagging behind other South Asian countries in education and has a poor Adjudged Net Enrolment Rate (ANER) and a high school dropout rate, said Nasir Amin, the in-charge of National Education Management Information System (NIMS)...

    He said that Pakistan has a 72pc ANER rate, 69pc of students in the country remain is schools and that the effective transition ratio from class five to six is 81pc, which, he said, is...

  • Sindh lags behind in setting up blood centres

    ISLAMABAD: The government of Sindh has reportedly become a cause for embarrassment for federal health departments for failing to hire employees for a foreign-funded programme...

    The Sindh government, under a five-year programme funded by the government of Germany, has failed to hire 165 employees for four Regional Blood Centres (RBCs) and regulate 40 laboratories or blood banks across the province
  • French economy gathers steam, Germany lags

    PARIS: France posted its fastest economic growth rate in two years in the first three months of 2015 but Germany slowed from the robust pace it rattled along at late last year, official data showed on Wednesday...

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  • ‘India might not be able to defend itself from Pakistani missiles’

    ISLAMABAD: A nuclear expert from Moscow says despite heavy investments in developing anti-ballistic missile systems, India may not be able to fully defend itself in a conflict from strikes by Pakistani missiles...

    “Even in 10 years and with the huge budgets that India plans to spend on the development of nuclear weapons and capabilities, it is difficult to imagine it will be able to defend its territory from possible strikes from...

  • India buys Israeli missiles ahead of Netanyahu visit

    India is going to buy 131 surface-to-air missiles from Israel in a $70 million deal, Indian defence ministry announced on Tuesday ahead of a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

    The Barak missiles made by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will be used for India's first aircraft carrier which is under construction...

  • India calls off deal for Israeli anti-tank missiles

    JERUSALEM: India has called off an order to buy Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel’s state-owned defence contractor Rafael, the company said on Wednesday...

    The deal was worth about $500 million and the announcement of its termination came a couple of weeks before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to visit India...

  • Russia’s sale of S-400 missiles to India may destabilise region: FO

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Friday warned that the sale of Russian S-400 missile system to India could destabilise the region but at the same time downplayed its efficacy, noting that Pakistan had developed capabilities that could defeat India’s planned Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) System...

    India and Russia had earlier this month signed a $5...

  • N. Korea fires five short-range missiles into sea

    SEOUL: North Korea on Monday fired five short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast -- the latest in a series of launches ordered by leader Kim Jong-Un amid rising military tensions...

    The launches come just days after the North test-fired two medium-range missiles in what the UN Security Council described as an “unacceptable” violation of UN resolutions...

  • Russia lifts ban on supplying missiles to Iran

    A decree signed by Mr Putin removes a ban on “the shipment from Russia to Iran” of the S-300 missiles, the Kremlin said in a statement...

    Moscow blocked deliveries of the surface-to-air missiles to Tehran in 2010 after the United Nations slapped sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme barring hi-tech weapons sales...

  • Tensions with US revive as North Korea fires three ballistic missiles

    North Korea fired three short-range ballistic missiles on Saturday, the United States (US) military said, reviving tensions with Washington after President Donald Trump had said Pyongyang was starting to show some “respect”...

    Following an initial US assessment saying that two of the missiles had “failed in flight”, a spokesman for the US Pacific Command later said the two weapons had not failed but “flew approximately 250 kilometres...

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