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  • PAKISTAN’S CHALLENGES: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015-2030: Looking inwards: the new development paradigm

    - Pakistan’s national income per capita has doubled since 1990; with income poverty declining nearly three times since 2000- The share of Foreign Direct Investment in the economy has fluctuated in the past 30 years; in 2013 it was back at the 1990 level- If Pakistan is to meet the SDGs, there is considerable scope to improve the role of partnershipsNegotiating the path towards sustainable development is not easy for any country acting...

  • Senate adopts 92 recommendations for new 2015-16 budget

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Wednesday adopted 92 recommendations regarding the Finance Bill 2015-16 for its incorporation in the budget for fiscal year 2015-16...

    Mr Mandviwalla said that the government had made a commitment to complete the Western Route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project on a priority basis, but it allocated only Rs30 billion in the budget for the project while Rs100b is needed for completion...

  • Doping scandal gives Bolt-Gatlin showdown new significance

    That number is unlikely to drop much despite the IAAF initiating disciplinary action against 28 athletes on Tuesday after re-testing samples from the 2005 and 2007 world championships with new technology...

    "So any sort of scandal is going to hurt the event and is going to hurt it more just because legitimacy is such an issue...

  • WADA concerned by new findings in Russian scandal

    “If this is new information that WADA’s Independent Commission has not already examined, it will need to (be) investigated...

    Athletes reacted with disgust at the new AP findings that IAAF blood tests as far back as 2009 were already providing shocking insight into the scale and gravity of Russian doping...

  • New wave of arrests in FIFA scandal

    NEW YORK: Swiss authorities arrested several football officials in a fresh wave of dawn raids early Thursday in a dramatic widening of the FIFA corruption scandal, the New York Times reported...

    The Times report said the new arrests targeted officials — including several from South and Central America — suspected of involvement in racketeering, money laundering and fraud...

  • Blatter era ends as scandal-hit FIFA set to elect new leader

    GENEVA: The Sepp Blatter era at FIFA is set to finally end Friday when football's scandal-scarred world body picks a new president after nine months of crisis...

    An election meeting designed to give FIFA a fresh start with a new leader could yet be overshadowed by its criminally corrupt past...

  • Outrage and new questions after Malaysia PM cleared in scandal

    On Tuesday, Malaysia’s Najib-appointed attorney-general cleared the premier of wrongdoing in a scandal that has gripped the nation, declaring that the money was a “personal donation” from the Saudi royal family...

    But few are willing to predict the downfall of Najib, who must call new elections by 2018...

  • Scandal-hit IPL loses main sponsor Pepsi, hunt on for new teams

    NEW DELHI: India's cricket officials on Sunday announced a new sponsor for the scandal-hit Indian Premier League (IPL) after Pepsi pulled out of the glitzy Twenty20 tournament...

    The BCCI, which oversees the hugely popular tournament, also announced on Sunday that it was seeking bids for two new teams to replace those suspended for two years...

  • New IPL teams unveiled after fixing scandal

    NEW DELHI: Teams from the western cities of Pune and Rajkot won an auction on Tuesday to compete in cricket’s Indian Premier League, replacing two franchises that were banned over a corruption scandal...

    The Twenty20 tournament’s chairman Rajiv Shukla said that New Rising, a subsidiary of the Sanjeev Goenka group, bagged the Pune franchise, while Delhi-based Intex Mobiles picked up the Rajkot team in open bidding...

  • South Korea names new PM amid scandal

    SEOUL: South Korea’s presidential office on Wednesday named a new prime minister and finance minister, the highest-level shake-up since President Park Geun-hye’s administration was rocked by a scandal involving a friend accused of meddling in state affairs...

    Appointing Kim, who has a reputation as a liberal, appears to be a bid by the conservative Park to placate the opposition and soothe public anger over the scandal involving...

  • Malaysia ex-PM hit with 25 new charges over 1MDB scandal

    Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak was hit with 25 new charges of money laundering and abuse of power linked to the 1MDB mega-scandal on Thursday, including allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were transferred to his personal bank account...

    The suspicious transfers were a key chapter in the scandal, and Najib had previously insisted they were a donation from Saudi royalty...

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