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  • PM’s Rs500m package to make Hyderabad modern city: governor

    KARACHI: Sindh Gover­nor Mohammad Zubair said on Friday the Rs500 million development package anno­u­n­ced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would prove to be a catalyst in the modernisation of Hyderabad, the second largest city of the province...

    He said at a meeting with Hyderabad Mayor Tay­yab Hashmi and Deputy Mayor Sohail Mashhadi at Gover­nor House that the fed­eral government belie­v­ed in equal development and economic agenda for...

  • ‘Hyderabad city has lost its character’

    An IAS officer of the 1955 batch who retired as chief secretary of a united Andhra Pradesh, he is considered an authority on Hyderabad — its history and culture — and has 14 books to his credit...

    His books on the founder of Hyderabad, the Nizami city, the cantonment of Secunderabad, its rockscape, the jewels of the Nizam or the coffee table book on its foremost photographer, Raja Deendayal, all reveal the depths of his attachment...

  • Burned body of woman found in car near Hyderabad city

    The charred body of a woman was recovered from a burnt car in the early hours of Thursday in the Tando Jam area near Hyderabad...

    According to Senior Superintendent Police Hyderabad Pir Muhammad, it is believed that the woman was murdered and her body was placed in the car which was then driven to a street and set on fire...

  • British court rejects Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to Hyderabad Fund

    ISLAMABAD: The British High Court of Justice on Tuesday rejected India’s attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund in a judgment the Foreign Office said is a “clear vindication of Pakistan’s stance”...

    India failed to persuade the court that Pakistan’s position was untenable and it could show no legal entitlement to the 35 million GBP sitting in a bank account in the name of the High Commissioner of Pakistan, since...

  • Kerry breaks leg in bike crash, ends overseas trip

    GENEVA: US Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in a bicycle crash on Sunday, apparently after hitting a curb, and scrapped the rest of a four-nation trip that included an international conference on combating the self-styled Islamic State...

    Kerry was in stable condition and in good spirits as he prepared to return to Boston for further treatment with the doctor who previously operated on his hip, US State Department spokesman...
  • One-window counters for overseas Pakistanis planned at airports

    ISLAMABAD: The government is considering to set up one-window counters at major airports in the country to readdress complaints of overseas Pakistanis...

    The Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) is likely to approve the proposal of establishing the counters at a meeting of its board of directors on Thursday (today)...

  • Nearly 60 per cent of Americans back drone strikes overseas: Pew survey

    NEW YORK: Nearly 60 per cent of Americans approve of drone strikes that target extremists in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen despite concerns that they endanger innocent civilians, a new poll found Thursday...

    The Pew Research Center said its national survey showed that 58 per cent approve of US drone strikes against extremists in those countries and that 35 per cent disapprove
  • Woes of overseas Pakistanis

    A lot of overseas Pakistanis invest in property in Pakistan with the hope of eventually returning home to live a peaceful life...

    When former Governor of Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar resigned his office he had mentioned the indignities, frustrations and material losses overseas Pakistanis suffer in their homeland...

  • China sends troops to Djibouti for running its first overseas base

    BEIJING: Ships carrying personnel for China’s first overseas military base, in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, have set sail to begin setting up the facility, as China’s rapidly modernising military extends its global reach...

    Djibouti’s position on the north-western edge of the Indian Ocean has fuelled worry in India that it would become another of China’s “string of pearls” of military alliances and assets ringing India, including...

  • Gen Bajwa lauds role of overseas Pakistanis in country's progress

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday lauded the role of overseas Pakistanis play in helping the country progress, a statement released by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said...

    Read more: Finance minister wants new sector for overseas PakistanisHe spoke of the armed forces' efforts to counter terrorism and militancy, and assured the gathering that Pakistan Army will perform its 'due role' towards the...

  • Dar asks overseas Pakistanis to invest in infrastructure fund

    Mr Dar was in Washington to attend spring meetings of the World Bank group but also held bilateral talks with US officials...

    The minister said that the proposed Pakistan Development Fund will be set up in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and under this scheme the government will offer $1...

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