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  • ‘Smaller and simpler’ mantra rings through banking boardrooms

    LONDON: Deutsche Bank’s expected move to sell much of its retail banking business will see it join a growing list of banks choosing to shrink and simplify to survive...

    The benefits of size and reach, for years considered the holy grail of global banking, are now seen as being outweighed by the cost and complexity of running businesses across dozens of countries
  • The PTI’s newest mantra

    The PTI now plans to go to international forums to amend what it describes as a “stolen electoral verdict”...

    One thought the rigging controversy would be over after the NA-122 by-election
  • The ‘do more’ mantra — again

    US NATIONAL Security Adviser Susan Rice’s visit to Islamabad may have officially been to extend an invitation to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to visit the White House next month, but there appears to have been a good deal of other business conducted too...

    Unhappily, the old do-more mantra was trotted out again — do more, Ms Rice is reported to have told her Pakistani hosts, against the Haqqani Network...

  • Do more mantra

    THIS refers to the news report ‘US calls for tough action against Haqqani network’ (Aug 31)...

    As usual, the US wants Pakistan to do more; this time its veiled threat is on the Haqqani network
  • Shiv Sena's latest mantra: Sharif is Ravana, Modi his slayer Ram

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly told his cabinet colleagues to refrain from chest thumping over India’s claims of a cross border raid against terrorists in Azad Kashmir, but wall posters were out in his constituency in Varanasi depicting him as Lord Ram and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as demon king Ravana who Ram slayed...

    Mr Modi is reported to be planning to visit Uttar Pradesh on Dussehra, which falls on October...
  • Win or lose, we stick to our mantra, insists Morgan

    LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan defended his team’s high-risk/high reward mantra in the World Cup despite another display of rash batting contributed to a heavy defeat by Australia on Tuesday that left the hosts in danger of missing out on the semi-finals...

    “I think with this game and the last defeat [by Sri Lanka], we struggled with the basics of what we call our batting mantra,” a rattled Morgan told reporters...

  • In India, a firebrand's anti-Modi mantra resonates at nationwide protests against citizenship bill

    Standing on a stage in the centre of one of India's most prestigious universities, the firebrand politician looked out at the cheering supporters before him and issued a sharp challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

    “The idea of India is under threat,” said Kanhaiya Kumar, a leftist politician from the northeastern state of Bihar, his voice rising in the cold evening air
  • ‘Lums seminar’ on Balochistan held in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: “There were dead bodies found in Balochistan with Pakistan Zindabad carved into their skins,” Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur said on Saturday, at a seminar which had to be relocated to a different city for it to be held...

    While it was finally held at Kuch Khaas in Islamabad on Saturday, M...

  • Four ‘target killers’ from Karachi held in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Four men allegedly involved in incidents of target killings in Karachi and robberies in the federal capital have been arrested here, Dawn has learnt through reliable sources...

    Know more: Contract killers to be arrested in next phase of Karachi operationThe arrests were made during an investigation into some incidents of robbery in Islamabad, most of them taking place outside banks and involving people who had drawn cash...

  • Moral brigade active in Islamabad again

    ISLAMABAD: Are they back – the moral brigades that blackened the faces of women on advertisement boards in 2007?At least that is what people feared when they found bared arms and faces of models on billboards defaced in Super Market during Eid shopping spree...

    “Islamabad has no culture of hooliganism...

  • Islamabad’s traders refuse to close shop early

    ISLAMABAD: Terming the government’s decision to close markets early ‘illogical’, the traders of the federal capital announced on Sunday that they would not comply...

    Addressing a press conference here at the National Press Club, representatives of the traders union and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) announced that markets and shops will remain open late into the night, as government’s decision, in its current form,...

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