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    Lahore Resolution 1940 Importance Of Being Earnest

  • Work begins in earnest on Pakistan Airways

    The participants, it said, gave a comprehensive presentation to the prime minister for steps being taken for creating “a premier airline that should be a reflection of the past image of the national flag carrier internationally”...

    He also stressed that the airline should set high service standards for being the face of the country in the world...

  • ARTSPEAK: The Importance Of Being Idle

    It’s a word that has come to have a negative connotation, but as Lin Yutang writes in his influential essay The Importance of Living that “loafing is considered to be productive, not unproductive, because it is the foundations on which culture, art and wisdom are produced and which places more importance on being than on doing or possessing...

    For there seems to be a philosophic contradiction between being busy and being wise... ...

  • New complaint resolution plan for Discos being contemplated

    LAHORE: The Ministry of Water and Power is planning to implement a swift integrated consumer complaints resolution management system to deal with complaints related to power breakdowns, generation, demand and supply, transmission, dispatch, distribution, inflated bills etc...

    Under the plan, the ministry has assigned its subsidiary—Power Information Technology Company (PITC)—to introduce a state-of-the-art complaint resolution...

  • Importance of economic corridor plan stressed

    QUETTA: Senator Talah Mehmood of Jamiat-i-Ulema Islam-Fazl has said that Pak-China Economic Corridor is vital not only for Pakistan and China but it would also benefit around three billion people round the globe...

    Addressing a function during a visit to Gwadar, he said Iran, Afghanistan and several Central Asian states would benefit once the corridor became a reality
  • New discoveries increase importance of ancient site in Swat

    Dr Luca Maria Olivieri, head of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Pakistan, told Dawn that the joint Pakistani-Italian team found some new startling evidence during its latest excavation that might amplify the importance of Bazira not only in Pakistan, but also in the history of South Asia and Hellenized Far East...

    Faizur Rehman, the curator Swat museum, said that the new discovery increased importance of the site...

  • Europe, Turkey and the importance of reputations

    My reflection started with what is now being called the “Catalan crisis” and its impact not just on Spain’s reputation as a democracy but also the implications of the vote on the EU’s image, both at home and abroad...

    Worrying violations of EU values in Hungary and Poland are being tackled through constitutional means, in keeping with the Lisbon Treaty...

  • 12 official visits in as many months indicate importance of Pak-Saudi ties

    Following five days of lively debate in a special joint sitting of both houses, parliament passed a unanimous resolution supporting the government’s commitment to protect Saudi Arabia’s territory in case it came under attack...

    The visit was reportedly meant to remove misgivings, which had arisen after the parliamentary resolution refusing to send boots on the ground...

  • Young students highlight importance of education at school function

    HYDERABAD: Students dan­c­ed on Sindhi folk songs, presented tableaux and dramas on the importance of education and gave other solo and duet performances at a programme held in the Dr N...

    Principal of the model school Syed Ahsan Shah Rashdi in his introductory remarks highlighted importance of education and achievements by his institution...

  • Pakistan envoy stresses importance of ties with US

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States has stressed the need for strengthening ties with Washington as a US delegation heads to Islamabad this week for talks on bilateral relations...

    “It’s in Pakistan’s interest to strengthen ties with the United States
  • Delegation of US Senators meets Sartaj, highlight Pakistan's regional importance

    Deputy Chief of Mission of US Embassy Jonathan Pratt was also present at the meeting where the two sides discussed Pak-US ties, matters of regional importance, peace in Afghanistan and the US' role in the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG)...

    Stressing the importance of Pakistan in regional stability, McCain added, "Pakistan's role is important for peace and stability in Afghanistan...

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