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  • Missed clues and lax security in runup to Pathankot Indian Air Force base attack

    NEW DELHI: The hijacking of an Indian police officer's car by gunmen disguised in uniform should have set off alarm bells and helped prevent a deadly weekend attack on a military air base, officials and security experts said...

    His colleagues' slowness to react was one of several security lapses in the buildup to the pre-dawn raid, blamed by India on alleged Pakistani militants and a blow to the recent improvement in ties between the...
  • Lax law on forex accounts blamed for dollar outflow

    ISLAMABAD: Foreign currency accounts are the main source of dollar outflow from the country and there is need to amend the law in this regard, the Senate Standing Committee on Finance observed on Thursday...

    “Those who made this law were either sleeping or had criminal targets in mind
  • Active buying on cotton market as phutti arrivals improve

    KARACHI: Brisk activity was witnessed at the cotton market on Thursday as higher availability of quality lint attracted spinners running short of stocks...

    However, the pace of phutti (seed cotton) arrival from cotton fields into ginneries has yet to meet the rising demand from the industry
  • Slow phutti arrivals hit trading

    KARACHI: Trading activity declined on the cotton market on Thursday due to slow phutti (seed cotton) arrivals amid complaints of high moisture content...

    Barring the Chinese cotton market, international markets closed steady...

  • Turkey, Greece scramble to start EU deal as migrant arrivals rise

    ANKARA: Five days before Turkey is due to begin taking back illegal migrants from Greece under a deal with the European Union, neither side is fully ready, with officials scrambling to be able to make at least a symbolic start as new arrivals rise...

    The plan risks being overwhelmed by the continued flow of migrants to Greece, where arrivals rose sharply on Wednesday...

  • Literary Notes: Visa woes and new arrivals from India

    DESPITE the apparent thaw in the Indo-Pak relations, the movement of intellectuals and writers across the border is as restricted as it was: many Pakistani scholars could not get visa to attend the conference on ‘200 Years of Urdu Journalism’, arranged by Delhi’s National Council for Promotion of the Urdu Language...

    The council had invited a dozen or so intellectuals, academics and journalists from Pakistan
  • Phutti arrivals fall 23pc to 8.019m bales

    MULTAN: Phutti arrivals into ginneries dipped by 23...

    According to a fortnightly report of the Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) issued on Wednesday, phutti arrivals at Punjab ginneries were recorded at over 4...

  • Lint prices steady on higher phutti arrivals

    KARACHI: Strong buying from spinners kept cotton prices steady on Tuesday amid reports of higher phutti (seed-cotton) arrivals in the last fortnight night (Oct 1 to 15)...

    Brokers said trading resumed on a firm note strengthened by higher phutti arrivals as there was a sustained demand for cotton...

  • Phutti arrivals gather pace

    The Pakistan Cotton Ginners’ Association (PCGA) on Tuesday reported that phutti arrivals in the fortnight stood at 1...

    Cotton analyst Naseem Usman said the country will slightly improve upon its last year’s cotton production if the trend of phutti arrivals witnessed in the last fortnight continues for a couple of months...

  • Phutti arrivals show uptrend

    Phutti arrivals in the outgoing fortnight (Nov 15-30) stood at 997,908 bales, up 63 per cent from 612,320 bales recorded in the corresponding period a year ago...

    778 million bales, phutti arrivals up to the last fortnight were 13...

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