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  • Pakistan seeks China’s help to end smog-related power breakdowns

    ISLAMABAD: Restoring oil-based power generation, Pakistan has sought Chinese technical help to fight repeated tripping triggered by smog in the transmission and distribution network...

    Down the line, distribution companies’ (Discos) level “132KV transmission lines are also faced with the same kind of problems and their number is much higher”, the power division of the ministry of energy said...

  • Teachers’ salaries crux of problems in Pakistan: Unesco

    ISLAMABAD: Low quality learning outcomes around the world are often blamed on teachers, however, in Pakistan the level of teacher salaries has been identified as the crux of educational problems, according to a report released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco)...

    The Global Education Monitoring Report 2017-18 released by Unesco on Tuesday claimed that Pakistan used test scores as part of...

  • CPEC won’t create environmental problems for Pakistan: China envoy

    ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassa­dor Sun Weidong on Wednesday underscored the importance of Pakistan’s role in promoting China’s ‘Belt and Road’ initiative as he sought to dispel ‘myths’ about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project...

    “China and Pakistan can play a major role in promoting the Belt and Road initiative as all-weather strategic cooperative partners...

  • Amir’s return will create problems for Pakistan: Inzamam

    Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to keep tainted pacer Mohammad Amir away from the national team...

    “I don't think it would be a good idea to allow either Amir or the two other players involved in the spot-fixing scandal back into the Pakistan team,” Inzamam said in an interview to NDTV...

  • Corruption, tax rates major problems in Pakistan: report

    ISLAMABAD: Ranking 126 among140 countries in the Global Competi­tiveness Index, Pakistan faces corruption and tax rates as the most problematic factors for doing business, a new report published by the Davos-based World Economic Forum said on Wednesday...

    According to the Global Competitive Report 2015-2016, Pakistan jumped three spots to number 126 out of 140 economies on the Global Competitiveness Index...

  • ‘China will never own Pakistan’s problems’

    ISLAMABAD: China has its own vision, and given its issues with the United States and India, it would never own Pakistan’s problems and Pakistan needs to address its internal issues...

    “World is moving towards a very dangerous future and problems are increasing for international community,” he said...

  • Puranay problems that Naya Pakistan has to deal with

    Pakistan has never really faced this scale of economic problems, so the leadership coming to power is being dealt an unfair hand...

    The reason we are going on an IMF programme again is because our economy is not doing well enough due to our last finance minister bungling Pakistan’s fiscal and monetary policies...

  • 'Confidence crisis' behind Pakistan's problems, Arthur admits

    Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has admitted that his team is going through a "confidence crisis" that is threatening to derail his team's Asia Cup 2018 campaign...

    "While batting has been an age-old headache for Pakistan, their usually dependably bowling unit's no-show is a new-found concern, which disappointed Arthur more...

  • Probe against Danish as problems mount for Pakistan at World Cup

    BHUBANESWAR: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has initiated an inquiry against Pakistan hockey team’s assistant coach Danish Kaleem for breaching security protocol, adding to the list of off-field issues plaguing the former world champions at the ongoing World Cup in Bhubaneswar...

    With the World Cup nearing halfway stage, Pakistan’s campaign is getting from bad to worse due to a host of issues, which includes an injury blow...

  • UK seeks Pakistan’s help in Altaf hate speech probe

    LONDON: Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has asked for Pakistan’s help to bring charges against MQM-London leader Altaf Hussain, according to documents obtained by Dawn...

    British authorities focus on violence associated with MQM-London leader’s remarksA British document sent to Pakistan on Aug 8 this year recounts how, after the Aug 22, 2016 speech, some of Mr Hussain’s supporters went on the rampage in Karachi...

  • Governor provided ‘oxygen’ to Altaf after his anti-Pakistan speech: Kamal

    KARACHI: Over seven months after his return to politics, former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal dropped another bombshell on Monday when he accused Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan of stopping several lawmakers from joining his Pak Sarzameen Party, indulging in massive corruption and providing “oxygen” to Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder Altaf Hussain after his Aug 22 incendiary speech...

    “He [Ibad] is providing oxygen to Altaf...

  • View from the courtroom: Laws need amendments to punish perpetrators of honour-related offences

    After prominent filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy won another Oscar award on Feb 28 for her documentary “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”, the issue of honour-related violences is once again in the limelight in Pakistan...

    The documentary also prompted the lawmakers, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, to promise to plug the lacunas in the existing laws so the perpetrators of the honour-related offences were punished......

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