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  • International Press Institute urges Imran to address deteriorating press freedom

    KARACHI: The International Press Institute (IPI) — a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in over 100 countries — has urged Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan to ensure that the deteriorating environment for independent press in Pakistan is reversed, and that the press is protected from the onslaught of state institutions...

    “While the citizens of Pakistan are looking forward to a change...

  • Times of iron and fire: The case of Pakistan's missing activists

    In a letter to his mother soon after he was incarcerated by fascists in the 1920s, Antonio Gramsci, reflecting on the political and cultural age of his time, described it as the age of "iron and fire"...

    Sometimes, these disappearances are justified by terming them ‘RAW-funded’ ethno-nationalists who are out to dismantle Pakistan...

  • 'Iron brothers': China, Pakistan agree to safeguard common interests, strengthen cooperation in all areas

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met with his Chinese counterpart on Friday to hold the second round of the China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue in the Chinese province of Hainan...

    During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on the coronavirus pandemic, bilateral relations and international and regional issues of mutual interest, according to a joint press release issued after the dialogue...

  • Meeting on using local iron ore to make steel

    LAHORE: Chief Secretary Khizar Hayyat Gondal on Wednesday ordered speeding up the consultation process on steel-making from iron ore deposits in Kalabagh and Chiniot areas...

    He was presiding over a consultative meeting regarding exploiting the potential of locally-available iron ore deposits at Kalabagh and Chiniot, here at the Civil Secretariat...

  • Review: Child 44—A killer behind the Iron Curtain

    While Russia’s shortsighted ban on Child 44 for ‘distortion of historical facts’ cannot be condoned, at least its saves its audience from the displeasure of viewing a dense ‘thriller’ where the long list of talented American and European actors speak in thick Russian accents for over two hours...

    I say ‘thriller’, because this dreary film based on the bestseller by Tom Rob Smith is about as thrilling as being stuck in Moscow during one...
  • China bans North Korean iron, seafood imports

    China will halt iron, iron ore and seafood imports from North Korea starting Tuesday, following through on new UN sanctions after US pressure for Beijing to strongarm Pyongyang over its ally's nuclear programme...

    The Chinese commerce ministry said on its website that all imports of coal, iron, iron ore and seafood will be “completely prohibited” from Tuesday...

  • Iron cookware is not a thing of the past

    Gali Loharan, a narrow street that connects Pirwadhai to Dhoke Hassu, Dhoke Mangtal and Railway colonies, houses shops where workers fashion iron into cookware and other household and commercial utensils...

    Although non-stick cookware has gained currency, iron utensils are still in use, and readily available in an old part of the city where such items are manufactured...

  • Israel says willing to loosen iron grip on Palestinians' lives 'at Trump request'

    Israeli ministers have approved measures aimed at improving the Palestinian economy and facilitating crossings, rare moves said to be at Donald Trump's request hours ahead of the US president's arrival...

    An Israeli official told AFP on condition of anonymity that ministers were responding to a Trump request to present him with “confidence-building measures” ahead of his talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Tuesday
  • Sevilla stun Liverpool to retain iron grip on Europa League trophy

    BASEL: Spain did it again, Sevilla did it again and Liverpool could do little to turn the tide as a Europa League title slipped away on Wednesday...

    Sevilla conjured up a dazzling comeback to clinch a record third successive Europa League title, and a fifth in 11 seasons, flooring Liverpool with a 3-1 victory that showed why the Spanish side have become masters of Europe’s second-tier competition
  • India’s ‘Iron Lady’ ends hunger strike to enter politics

    Irom Sharmila, dubbed the “Iron Lady of Manipur” for her protest against alleged rights abuses by security forces in the north-east Indian state, wept as she removed the tubes that were used to force-feed her from her nose and consumed a vial of honey...

    Shortly afterwards she held an impromptu press conference inside the hospital, where she announced her ambition to be the next chief minister of Manipur...

  • FBR mulls 10pc duty on imported iron, steel products

    ISLAMABAD: The Fed­eral Board of Revenue (FBR) has proposed 10 per cent regulatory duty on import of iron and steel products estimating revenue generation of Rs1...

    Ahead of this attempt to impose regulatory duty through the ECC, the Pakistan Steel Mills had also formally approached the National Tariff Commission (NTC) seeking imposition of an anti-dumping duty on import of steel products, particularly hot rolled coils (HRCs) from...

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