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  • Planning Commission reallocates funds to complete 101 projects

    ISLAMABAD: With the inundation of Rs1...

    62 trillion worth of half-cooked projects in the national development programme in just one year, the Planning Commission re-appropriated funds allocated by the National Economic Council (NEC) for 213 projects during the outgoing fiscal year for speedy completion of 101 projects
  • Gender Diversity 101

    THE verdict is out...

    There are no women, in this population of nearly 200 million, competent enough to serve on the board of directors of the State Bank of Pakistan
  • 101-year-old Japanese swimmer aims for more records

    NARASHINO: As the world's top swimmers prepare for the Rio Olympics, a sprightly Japanese centenarian insists she will still be smashing records by the time the 2020 Tokyo Games roll around...

    Closing in on her 102nd birthday, Mieko Nagaoka has racked up a slew of jaw-dropping world bests in her age bracket after only taking up swimming in her late eighties, but warns she is not done yet
  • Sri Lanka rain death toll hits 101 as waters recede

    COLOMBO: Floods subsided across Sri Lanka Tuesday revealing the full extent of damage from last week's deluge that also triggered landslides, officials said, as the death toll crossed 100...

    The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said 101 people were known to have died last week while another 100 people were still listed as missing in the worst hit central district of Kegalle
  • Politics 101: Why military coups happen in Pakistan

    Ten years ago, Dr Charles H...

    Kennedy, renowned expert on Pakistani politics, wrote the essay A User’s Guide to Guided Democracy, in which he sarcastically outlined ten ‘steps’ that could help any new ruler of Pakistan's to consolidate their rule – common tactics that have been employed by all military dictators in Pakistan
  • Turkey detains 101 people linked to US-based Muslim cleric

    ANKARA: Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 101 people suspected of having financial links to United States-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of attempting to overthrow the government...

    The Anadolu Agency said police had arrest warrants for of 140 people, including businessmen and former employees of the Gulen-linked Bank Asya, which was seized by the government last year
  • David Rockefeller dies at 101

    NEW YORK: David Rockefeller, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist who was the last in his generation of one of the country’s most famously philanthropic f amilies, died on Monday...

    He was 101
  • Footprints: Political science 101

    LAHORE: Academic work is off on account of Pakistan Day at Punjab University, the campus eerily quiet and devoid of students...

    On the right, farther down from gate four of the new campus, are the boys’ hostel buildings
  • Elections 101: What is delimitation and why does it matter?

    The word delimitation — or its Urdu counterpart, halqa-bandi — has been thrown around frequently in the months leading up to the election...

    It started popping up sometime after the provisional results of the last census were released, and had become a regular fixture of electoral parlance by the time the outgoing setup made way for the caretakers
  • 1,101 new companies registered in August

    KARACHI: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 1,101 companies in August, an increase of 17 per cent over the same month last year, raising the total number to 89,702...

    Around 74pc companies were registered as private limited companies, while around 23pc as single member companies
  • Karachi operation is completely apolitical, stresses Corps Commander Karachi

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar said Saturday that the Karachi operation is completely apolitical, adding that it will continue without any discrimination...

    Speaking at a seminar organised by the National Defence University at a private hotel in Karachi, the corps commander said, "I assure citizens that our struggle against terrorism will continue unabated
  • COVER: The heart of Karachi: Karachi Raj By Anis Shivani

    IN his debut novel Karachi Raj, erstwhile critic Anis Shivani depicts a year’s worth of Karachi life as viewed from the differing perspectives of an American anthropologist and a couple of individuals living in the low-income district of the Basti...

    Shivani’s first foray into the realm of fiction intrinsically grapples with an immensely complex topic — the stratified social layers of which Karachi life is composed
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