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    Italy Time Vs Pakistan

  • ‘A slice of Pakistan in Italy’

    KARACHI: Italy will be participating in four sessions at the 7th Karachi Literature Festival (KLF), the most important of which is the official launch of the award, ‘Italy reads Pakistan’ where, according to Italian Consul General Dr Gianluca Rubagotti, a contemporary Pakistani novel written in Urdu or English by a young writer will be translated into Italian...

    At a press conference held at a local hotel on Monday evening, Dr...

  • Italy beat Pakistan in first ever rugby league international fixture

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hosted its first ever international rugby league match here on Saturday when the national rugby league teams of Italy and Pakistan met here at the Jinnah Stadium Sports Complex...

    And though Italy won the match 32-20, it was the enthusiasm from people and the arrangements made for the match that was worth noticing and deserved appreciation...

  • Militants from Pakistan, Afghanistan held in Italy

    ROME: Italian police arrested on Friday 10 people and were looking for eight others suspected of belonging to an armed group linked to Al Qaeda who had plotted attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan and at least at one point the Vatican...

    Some of the suspects, who are all Pakistanis and Afghans, were arrested in early morning raids across Italy...

  • Bringing Italy and Pakistan together, through art

    KARACHI: On Friday morning, Italian artist Maurizio Boscheri’s exhibit on Pakistan’s endangered animals had some animated young visitors: students from the Deaf Reach School who marvelled at the glittery canvases that featured detailed images of under-threat species...

    com at the event, Boscheri, whose exhibition is the first solo show of a contemporary Italian artist in Pakistan, said he is a self-taught artist...

  • Pakistan blind baseball team to play in Italy

    LAHORE: Pakistan blind baseball team will be leaving for Italy this week to participate in AIBSC 2016 - a besball event for the blind - which is scheduled to be held from July 22-26 in Brescia...

    Mussadiq Hanif, Secretary General Blind Baseball Association of Pakistan, informed that Fabio Azrao, the Italian baseball coach who had come to Pakistan in April this year to train the Pakistan coaches, has invited the blind baseball team of...

  • ‘Italy aware of investment scope in Pakistan’

    ISLAMABAD: Italian Deputy Minister for Economic Development Ivan Scalfarotto has called for establishing an inter-governmental framework to boost trade relations between Italy and Pakistan...

    Speaking at the Italy-Pakistan Trade and Business Investment on Tuesday, he said Italian investors are well aware of the investment scope and potential in Pakistan...

  • Italy favours FTA with Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Italy have identified areas of cooperation to have greater economic and commercial exchanges for mutual benefit...

    At the conclusion of a meeting of the Pakistan-Italy Joint Economic Commission on Monday, Italy’s Deputy Minister for Economic Development Ivan Scalfarotto told newsmen his country is in favour of free trade with Pakistan under the umbrella of the European Union (EU)...

  • Italy to cooperate with Pakistan in stone sector

    ISLAMABAD: The Mar­ble Association of Italy has agreed to help Pakistan for the development of marble and granite sectors, in addition to establishing a technical and scientific international trade centre in the country...

    The Memorandum of In­te­nt was signed here on Monday between Pakistan Stone Development Comp­any (Pasdec) and the Marble Association of Italy, and has already been appr­oved by the federal cabinet...

  • It’s feeding time here, all the time

    One of the myths surrounding those wrestling greats of yesteryears was their extraordinary large meals -- that the meat of an average-sized goat or sheep made up one-time meal for a pehlwan...

    Next, the lady of the house you are a guest in will unveil her culinary skills with the best recipes ever taught by her mother, all tried and time-tested...

  • Time after time

    But once inside a shop, you realise that there is more to do with time here than just the wall clocks...

    On the shelves and inside the showcases you also see pretty timepieces and table clocks and inside the glass counter showcases there are the wristwatches all reminding you of the importance of keeping time...

  • Italy rescues 1,000 boat migrants

    ROME: A rise in the number of migrant boats setting out across the Mediterranean for Italy sparked tension on Saturday, after rescue workers said some 1,000 people had been picked up in one day...

    “Italy’s military ships are bringing to Sicily another 1,000 illegal immigrants, picked up 30 miles off the Libyan coast,” Matteo Salvini, head of the Northern League party, wrote on Facebook...

  • Fireworks factory explosion kills seven in Italy

    ROME: At least seven people died in an explosion at a fireworks factory near Bari, on Italy’s Adriatic coast, on Friday...

    The factory was in full swing as many of Italy’s small towns celebrate religious festivals at this time of year with fireworks shows...

  • COAS in Italy

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif arrived in Italy on Monday on a three-day official visit...

    The foreign minister appreciated Pakistan’s positive role in regional security and stability...

  • Apple to pay Italy $348 million to settle tax fraud probe

    ROME: Apple has agreed to pay Italy 318 million euros ($348 million) to settle a tax dispute after the US tech giant was investigated for suspected fraud, the country's tax agency said Tuesday...

    The company's Italian subsidiary and several of its senior executives had been under investigation for fraud over its alleged failure to comply with obligations to declare its earnings in Italy between 2008 and 2013...

  • Italy face World Cup nightmare against Sweden

    MILAN: For football giants Italy the next few days could be a nightmare as they face a double-headed playoff against Sweden to avoid the humiliation of missing the World Cup for the first time in 60 years...

    “A World Cup without Italy isn’t a World Cup” has become the catchphrase of many Italians — four-time world champions — who are perplexed at how the once-mighty Azzurri have fallen so low...

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