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  • Pakistan ranked happiest among neighbouring countries: UN report

    The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network's annual survey report ranked Pakistan on the 75 spot among 156 countries...

    The report declared Finland the world’s happiest country whereas Burundi bagged the last position; Bangladesh was ranked 115, down 40 points compared to Pakistan; Sri Lanka was ranked 116; China 86; Iran 106; India 133; and Afghanistan was ranked 145 on the index...

  • India using terrorism as state policy to destabilise neighbouring countries including Pakistan: FO

    Pakistan on Thursday said India was "using terrorism as a state policy" to destabilise neighbouring countries, and that a recent United Nations Monitoring Report had "endorsed Pakistan’s stance that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is operating from Afghanistan and with Indian support"...

    It also rejected what it said was "malicious Indian allegations" about the UN report saying there were militant "safe havens" in Pakistan...

  • Pakistan health data worrisome as compared to neighbouring states

    ISLAMABAD: While life expectancy is the lowest in Pakistan as compared to other countries of the region, the cumulative health expenditures by federal and provincial governments in the Financial Year 2019 increased to Rs421...

    According to Economic Survey 2019-20, the national health security is increasingly threatened in Pakistan due to population growth, rising urbanisation, environmental pollution and change in lifestyle of people,...

  • CTD claims suspects in custody involved in killing neighbouring country’s dissidents

    KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Wednesday claimed to have gathered crucial information from three held suspects, who had allegedly been working for an intelligence agency of a neighbouring country...

    “Their activities included monitoring activities of the citizens of a neighbouring country who were objecting to its regime and were living in Pakistan, particularly in Karachi, and killing a few of them...

  • Twin cities’ traders to join other cities in shutter-down strike

    “After all efforts failed to convince the government to look into our concerns, we organised a kind of all parties conference belonging to the traders’ community in Lahore on July 5,” All Pakistan Markazi Anjuman-i-Tijaran President Ajmal Baloch said...

    The statement given is that the premier or whoever will hold discussions with the business community but they always fail to understand that traders too are part of the business...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    In the end, I referred him to a colleague, Dr Tapan Sabuwala, and the Okinawa Institute for Science and Technology, who generously agreed to spend the time working with Mr Niazi doing the necessary polishing...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Few countries in the world have experienced such rapid discovery of technology than Myanmar which has leapfrogged from the analogue to the digital era in just a few years...

    Virtual reality is the latest advance to cause a stir, with a handful of entrepreneurs embracing tech for projects including preserving ancient temple sites to shaping young minds of the future...

  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    Various countries including the United States and India have already unveiled their plans for introducing EVs...

    The ministry has shared a “Draft Technology Foresight Report on Auto Sector” with the local assemblers, auto parts makers and universities seeking their input...

  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    Al Jazeera in India showed a blue screen on Wednesday with a sign saying “as instructed by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this channel will not be available”...

    An official said the order was made earlier this month over the maps that showed parts of the Himalayan Kashmir region in Pakistan and in China ? an extremely sensitive issue in India...

  • More than lines on a map

    With the positive side of a democratic dispensation evident in the agreement to move forward first with one (the western) of the branches of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the decision-makers will now need to focus all energies on securing the country from terrorism...

    Media reports have suggested that the rate of return, in some cases up to 30pc per year, on the Chinese investment may have factored in the ground...

  • US, Nato still trying to map out Afghanistan strategy

    TIRANA (Albania): Even though President Donald Trump announced his strategy for the war in Afghanistan in August, the Pentagon and Nato are still trying to map their way forward in the nearly 16-year-old conflict, according to US officials...

    In recent weeks, the United States deployed additional forces into Afghanistan — a move that coincided with the announcement of Trump’s strategy — to help bolster Afghan forces during the final...

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