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  • CRICKET: PARADISE LOST, PARADISE REGAINED

    Many Pakistani batsmen have played memorable innings across the world but my first memory of watching one such innings was at home, in a packed Qaddafi Stadium back in 1997, when Ijaz Ahmad scored a blistering 139 off 84 balls against India...

    This was 20 years ago, in the pre-T20 bash era, an innings that would not be out of place in today’s fast-paced cricket
  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    KARACHI: The Ministry of Science and Technology has taken the initiative for “engineering foresight” to gear up auto assemblers and parts makers for new challenges, especially electric vehicles (EVs)...

    Various countries including the United States and India have already unveiled their plans for introducing EVs
  • Census road map

    It is also possible that the latest census, if it is truly credible, will see sharply altered population ratios between the provinces; in fact, the head count may well set into motion a complex and highly contested set of politics...

  • Road map needed

    RESEARCH by the Urban Resource Centre Karachi has established that in the absence of a reasonable transport system a large percentage of women do not work, children often do not get to school, time and costs of commuting in uncomfortable conditions adversely affect the physical and mental health of commuters and increase poverty and domestic violence...

    In addition, it also results in massive environmental degradation, inappropriate...
  • ADB’s road map to help attract investment in mineral sector

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has finalised a road map for attracting private-sector investment from both domestic and international investors in the mineral sector of Pakistan, especially in Balochistan...

    The road map, contained in the final report which has been prepared at the completion of a small-scale policy and advisory assistance, has been designed to help the federal government and Balochistan manage and...

  • Paradise Papers: ICIJ names Shaukat Aziz in leaked documents regarding offshore firms

    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the group that had unravelled the Panama Papers a year ago, has now released Paradise Papers revealing the often-murky financial wheelings and dealings of some of the world’s most powerful political players including Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

    The Paradise Papers have named Shaukat Aziz in its list of offshore company...

  • ‘Paradise Papers’ expose ex-PM Shaukat Aziz’s offshore holdings

    ISLAMABAD: Nearly a year and a half after the Panama Papers leaks shook the world elites by revealing the offshore holdings of some of the most powerful political players, the Inter­national Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released another treasure trove of data late on Sunday...

    Dubbed the Paradise Papers, the leaks consist of 13...

  • Footprints: paradise in neglect

    As we stop at Lasdana for tea and point out to the locals that they are fortunate to be living in paradise, the comment nets a rather crude expletive as an answer...

    The road to Rawalakot via Rawalpindi and Kahuta is in a terrible state of disrepair, as are most roads in AJK...

  • Queen Elizabeth’s estate invested in offshore funds: Paradise Papers

    LONDON: Millions of pounds from the private estate of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth have been invested in offshore tax haven funds, a huge new leak of financial documents — dubbed the Paradise Papers — revealed on Sunday...

    The investments emerged as part of a new leak — dubbed the Paradise Papers — by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which was behind the 2015 Panama Papers release...

  • Trouble in paradise

    For starters, the Pakistanis whose names feature in these revelations, termed the Paradise Papers leaks, should now be made to explain whether or not the money in question was earned in this country...

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