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  • Twin cities’ traders to join other cities in shutter-down strike

    “After all efforts failed to convince the government to look into our concerns, we organised a kind of all parties conference belonging to the traders’ community in Lahore on July 5,” All Pakistan Markazi Anjuman-i-Tijaran President Ajmal Baloch said...

    The statement given is that the premier or whoever will hold discussions with the business community but they always fail to understand that traders too are part of the business...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The bespectacled curly-haired student from the Lahore College of Arts and Sciences (LACAS), Johar Town, A-Level Campus, got published a research paper in the journal, Royal Society Open Science, based on research he had conducted for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament in Russia last year...

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • Frequent flyer ‘Mansour’ used Pakistan airports

    QUETTA: Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, believed to have been killed in a US air strike in Balochistan on Saturday, was a frequent traveller and over the past nine years used at least two Pakistani airports for his visits abroad...

    “Wali had a Pakistani passport and was travelling on it with a valid visa of Iran and Dubai,” the official told Dawn on condition of anonymity, adding that the passport was twice issued to him...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    The ministry has shared a “Draft Technology Foresight Report on Auto Sector” with the local assemblers, auto parts makers and universities seeking their input...

    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...

  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    Al Jazeera in India showed a blue screen on Wednesday with a sign saying “as instructed by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this channel will not be available”...

    An official said the order was made earlier this month over the maps that showed parts of the Himalayan Kashmir region in Pakistan and in China ? an extremely sensitive issue in India...

  • More than lines on a map

    With the positive side of a democratic dispensation evident in the agreement to move forward first with one (the western) of the branches of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the decision-makers will now need to focus all energies on securing the country from terrorism...

    Media reports have suggested that the rate of return, in some cases up to 30pc per year, on the Chinese investment may have factored in the ground...

  • US, Nato still trying to map out Afghanistan strategy

    TIRANA (Albania): Even though President Donald Trump announced his strategy for the war in Afghanistan in August, the Pentagon and Nato are still trying to map their way forward in the nearly 16-year-old conflict, according to US officials...

    In recent weeks, the United States deployed additional forces into Afghanistan — a move that coincided with the announcement of Trump’s strategy — to help bolster Afghan forces during the final...

  • Map of resistance

    La Via Campesina (literally ‘the peasant way’) is a unique international labour movement representing 200 million rural workers in 73 countries...

    Today, April 17, is the International Day of Peasants Struggles celebrated by La Via Campesina the world over to honour the 19 members of Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement who were shot dead by the military police on this day in 1996 in the village of Eldorado Los Carajás during a...

  • Blackstone, SoftBank deals put Saudi wealth fund on map

    The kingdom took a huge step toward that goal last Saturday when it signed billions of dollars of deals with Blackstone Group and SoftBank Group Corp...

    “Most of the investments we announced and will announce soon are international, but they will be in parallel with our investments in Saudi...

  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    Local government ministers in Telangana state, of which Hyderabad is the capital, expressed their delight on Twitter at the new centre, a partnership with local software firm RMSI...

  • Smokers’ Corner: The map man

    Standard text books in Pakistani schools all describe Chaudhry Rehmat Ali as the man who coined the word Pakistan...

    He is presented as a one-shot wonder, someone who came up with the name and idea of Pakistan but then just simply vanishes from the pages after 1940!Late last year while going through some piles of books at a second-hand bookstore in Karachi’s Boat Basin area, I came upon a grubby thin publication called Pakistan: The...

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