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  • Pakistan's relationship with US not defined by Afghanistan: PM Abbasi

    Pakistan's relationship with the United States is 70 years strong and is not defined by the conflict in Afghanistan alone, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said while speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) think-tank on Wednesday...

    Abbasi's New York visit to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly comes at a time when tensions between US and Pakistan are running high in the wake of Trump's Afghan...

  • LNG defined as petroleum product

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Thursday defined liquefied natural gas (LNG) as petroleum product, instead of natural gas, just to bypass the legal requirement of public hearing by the regulator for its pricing...

    Read: Oil, gas companies ordered to treat natural gas as LNGThroughout the world, LNG is defined as natural gas product, and not as oil product, said a senior official of the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra)...

  • WIDE ANGLE: DEFINED BY DWARFISM

    It broke my heart to have watched yet another movie in which Peter Dinklage, who ought to be one of the breakout stars of this moment, ends up playing a character defined almost entirely by his dwarfism...

    Hollywood’s ability to squander Peter Dinklage’s talents isn’t the worst or only tragedy of the industry’s narrow-mindednessTyrion is defined as much by his appetites for sex, food and drink, his fateful romantic streak, his...

  • Poverty defined as pauperism

    The contention here is: why did the poverty alleviation efforts not yield any significant impact so far? Pakistan fared badly on all MDGs...

    According to IFPRI’s release on hunger, every 4th person faces hunger and Pakistan joins Ethiopia with 2015 GHI 33...

  • ECP wants revenue limits of twin cities defined before polls

    RAWALPINDI: The undefined territorial limits of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, especially Bahria Town and Defence Housing Authority (DHA), forced the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to seek help from the district administration so the residents can use their right to vote in the respective constituencies...

    A senior official of the district administration told Dawn that the revenue limit between Rawalpindi and Islamabad was not...

  • Enforced disappearance may attract provisions defined under ATA: IHC

    ISLAMABAD: In a landmark judgement on Wednesday, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) defined the concept of enforced disappearance and declared that individuals involved in abducting and detaining citizens at unknown locations may be charged under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA)...

    The IHC defined enforced disappearance as expressed in the United Nations International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances,...

  • Madness defined

    ” We have tried to take Kashmir by force on three occasions, but failed...

    There are those wanting merger with Pakistan, while others demand freedom from both quarrelling states...

  • Labour force dropouts the big unknown for Fed’s rate call

    ”There are a lot of Shalika Tisingers out there and just how many of them can be drawn back into the labour force is a subject of growing interest among Powell and his fellow policymakers, who gather next week to ponder when and how fast to raise interest rates...

    1 million people have dropped out of the US labour force since 2007, according to data from the Bureau of Labour Statistics...

  • Pakistan awaits details to decide on extent of participation in 34-nation alliance

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Wednesday welcomed the formation of the 34-Nation alliance to counter terrorism but said Islamabad is awaiting further details in this regard to to decide the extent of its participation...

    According to a statement issued by Foreign Office, Pakistan, while welcoming the formation of alliance by Saudi Arabia reminded the world that Pakistan has consistently supported all regional and international...

  • Pakistan confirms participation in Saudi-led anti-terror alliance

    ISLAMABAD: After initial ambiguity, the Pakistan government confirmed on Wednesday its participation in a Saudi-led military alliance for ‘fighting terrorism’, but said the scope of its participation would be defined after Riyadh shared the details of the coalition it was assembling...

    “Pakistan… is awaiting further details to decide the extent of its participation in different activities of the alliance,” a statement issued by the...

  • Pakistan's participation in Rio Olympics a mere consolation

    KARACHI: When 206 nations march past during the Rio Olympics opening ceremony, a mere seven-athlete team will represent Pakistan — one fewer than the contingent sent by tiny Atlantic island Bermuda...

    Despite producing world-class cricketers, hockey players and squash champions in 68 years since independence, Pakistan's Olympic medal tally is an imperfect 10 — eight in field hockey and only two individual...

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