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  • Bringing Taliban on table not sole responsibility of Pakistan: FO

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office said on Tuesday that Pakistan is making serious efforts for peace in Afghanistan but the country alone is not responsible to bring the Afghan Taliban on the table for dialogue...

    In an apparent response to Afghan president's recent speech, in which he said Afghanistan "no longer expects Pakistan to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table", FO spokesman Nafees Zakaria clarified that Pakistan condemns...

  • ‘Pakistan does not belong at the bottom of the ICC table’

    KARACHI: Former captain Javed Miandad Thursday urged Pakistan to focus on consistency after their one-day series win away to Sri Lanka...

    Pakistan thumped the hosts by seven wickets in the fourth one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday to take an unassailable 3-1 lead ahead of the final match in Colombo on Sunday...

  • Pakistan table tennis team misses out on World Championships

    LAHORE: The Pakistan table tennis team could not leave for Sweden to participate in the World Championships starting there from Sunday, as it wasn’t able to obtain a NOC from the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) till Saturday...

    Pakistan Table Tennis Federation (PTTF) secretary Ahmar Malik said as the team could not receive the NOC, though it was not required for the journey, Pakistan would not participate in the said event...

  • Rs220m scheme in jeopardy as water table dips in Landi Kotal

    LANDI KOTAL: The Rs220 million scheme to supply water to Landi Kotal is in jeopardy as the survey conducted for exploration of water sources has revealed considerable depletion of underground water table and drying up of decades-old natural wells in the region due to prolonged dry spell...

    The survey revealed that the underground water table had considerably depleted while the quantity of water running in natural springs on ground...

  • Handbook on horticulture turns into coffee-table book

    KARACHI: The Ladies Horti­culture Club, Karachi, launched a new edition of their classic book Nature’s Bounty — Gardening, Flower Arranging, Preserves of Garden Produce at the Horticulture Society of Pakistan’s (HSP) Garden Centre here on Saturday...

    This time it is a coffee-table book with colour photographs to enable easy identification of plants and concepts...

  • Opposition decides to table no-confidence motion against deputy speaker

    KARACHI: Three opposition parties on Monday decided to table a no-confidence motion in the Sindh Assembly against Deputy Speaker Syeda Shehla Raza for misusing her authority while chairing the assembly sessions to silence opposition lawmakers...

    Following the assembly’s Monday session, the three opposition parties — Pakistan Muslim League-Functional, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and PML-Nawaz — met and decided to move against Ms Raza... ...

  • PTI to table resolution in PA

    LAHORE: Opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Mahmoodur Rasheed has said his party will submit a condemnation resolution in the house against MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s provocative speech on Monday (today)...

    He said the Pakistan Army fighting against terrorism within the country needed mass public support...

  • PM’s resignation demand: Opp to table resolution in PA

    LAHORE: Opposition parties in the Punjab Assembly have decided to attend assembly proceedings wearing black armbands and table a joint resolution demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation...

    ”PML-Q: The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid and Jamaat-i-Islami top leadership have demanded that the chief justice of Pakistan ensure ‘fair probe’ by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in Panama case and make its findings public after...

  • New ‘medical regime’ for civil servants on the table

    LAHORE: Anti-stress measures and periodic medical checkups are being planned for civil servants in Punjab to avoid posting of the ill at demanding posts, and allow them to undergo proper treatment...

    The measures are being planned in view of the absence of the nine-to-five office timings of senior bureaucrats and expectation from them to deliver as leaders of the administrative machinery
  • Robots set the table for human life on Mars

    LOWELL: Four sister robots built by Nasa could be pioneers in the colonisation of Mars, part of an advance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explorers...

    But first they’re finding new homes on Earth and engineers to hone their skills
  • Religious parties plan to table ‘women bill’ in NA, Senate

    “The new bill proposes protection and empowerment of women of Pakistan in light of Islam, doing away with the Punjab government’s women protection law which is un-Islamic,” a Jamaat-i-Islami leader told Dawn after the Nizam-i-Mustafa Conference attended by 35 religious parties at Mansoora here on Saturday...

    It said Indian intelligence agency’s terrorist network was aimed at weakening Pakistan and demanded that RAW agents or spies...

  • Table set for period of lower, more stable food prices: FAO

    ROME: Stock markets may be swooning, but food commodities are experiencing lower and more stable prices, and may hit a record year-on-year drop in 2015, the UN food agency said on Thursday...

    The Food and Agricultural Organisation said that “agricultural commodities are going through a period of lower and less volatile prices”, as “most cereal and vegetable oil prices are on a trajectory that is both steady and declining”
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