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  • 17-year-old Pakistani student's visual presentation of 'electric honeycomb' garners international praise

    Muhammad Shaheer Niazi, a 17-year-old Pakistani boy, has garnered praise for his visualisation of a phenomenon, known to physicists for decades, which can help engineers develop technology for printing, heating or biomedicine, The New York Times reported on Thursday...

    As one of the first Pakistanis to participate in the International Young Physicists’ Tournament, Niazi replicated and provided a visualisation of an electric honeycomb,...
  • Opposition boycotts Balochistan budget presentation

    QUETTA: Opposition parties in the Balochistan Assembly boycotted the first day of its budget session on Wednesday to protest against “discriminatory attitude being meted out to opposition lawmakers by the treasury benches”...

    Announcing this at a press conference, Leader of Opposition in the Balochistan Assembly Maulana Wasay claimed that treasury benches had violated the constitution by nominating a lawmaker of a ruling party as...
  • PM to decide fate of CADD after presentation

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will take a final decision about the fate of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) after a presentation which the division is likely to give him on Saturday...

    The sources said CADD Secretary Aurangzeb Haque would give the presentation to the prime minister for a final decision...

  • Govt defers presentation of FATF-related bills in NA

    ISLAMABAD: The government at the last minute on Monday deferred the presentation of five FATF-related bills in the National Assembly and decided to engage the opposition parties through Speaker Asad Qaiser in an effort to develop a consensus on the drafts like it did previously when parliament approved three such bills in order to meet conditions of the global money laundering and terror financing watchdog...

  • Completion of RBOD-II, Nai Gajj dam recommended to revive Manchhar lake

    HYDERABAD: A three-member committee has recommended that the Right Bank Outfall Drain-II (RBOD) and Nai Gajj dam projects be completed at the earliest and freshwater inflows from the under-construction dam to the lake be increased to help revive Manchhar lake, which has become highly contaminated by upcountry effluents...

    It said that Wapda was constructing Nai Gajj dam that blocked huge freshwater inflows to the lake and to mitigate...

  • SC seeks govt plans about Nai Gaj dam funds

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the federal government to come up with its plans about releasing funds for the construction of Nai Gaj dam in Dadu district of Sindh...

    Razvi highlighting hurdles in the way of Nai Gaj dam’s construction...

  • Nai Gaj dam construction cost tripled due to delay, Senate panel told

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary body on Tuesday objected to delays in the completion of the Nai Gaj dam, the construction cost of which has escalated from Rs17 billion to Rs47...

    The matter is sub judice and the best solution is to wait for the Supreme Court decision on the matter,” Planning, Development and Reform Secretary Zafar Hasan told the committee that had met to discuss the current status of the Nai Gaj dam in Dadu city, Sindh......

  • NAP being implemented more in default than in spirit

    RAWALPINDI: Though mocked by a Supreme Court judge as a ‘joke’, and a citizen renaming it as ‘No Action Plan’, the officialdom insists that the 20-point National Action Plan (NAP) is being implemented in earnest to counter terrorism in the country...

    This week, the Rawalpindi district police reported that since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced the NAP on December 24, 2014, they have registered 1,590 cases and arrested more than...
  • The default option

    Default is not as scary as it is made out to be...

    This is where the option of default, accompanied by reforms at every level, is the preferable route...

  • Sugar mill sealed for default in Okara

    OKARA: The district administration, on the orders of the Lahore High Court (LHC), sealed the Abdullah Sugar Mills for defaulting on Rs400 million growers’ dues and taxes, said a handout issued by the district officials...

  • Eurozone looks at ‘worst case’ in event of Greek default

    BRUSSELS: Eurozone officials have discussed the possibility of a dreaded Greek default if it fails to reach a debt deal, sources said on Friday, piling further pressure on Athens to seal an agreement with its EU-IMF creditors and avoid crashing out of the euro...

    “In discussions, a default was mentioned as one of the scenarios that can happen when everything goes wrong,” a eurozone official told AFP on condition of anonymity after the...

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