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  • Indian navy the odd man out in Asia’s ‘Quad’ alliance

    NEW DELHI: The Trump administration is pushing security ties between the United States, India, Japan and Australia, but the revival of the Asian “Quad” must overcome lingering mistrust in New Delhi towards its allies that hampers genuine military cooperation...

    Annual drillsThe so-called Quad to discuss and cooperate on security emerged briefly as an initiative a decade ago — much to the annoyance of China — and was revived recently,...

  • $10bn to be spent on addressing Karachi’s core issues, says ex-commissioner

    HYDERABAD: Former Karachi commissioner Asif Hyder Shah has said that around 50,000 people add to Karachi population annually which puts pressure on its civic infrastructure...

    Adviser to the Chief Minister on Auqaf Dr Abdul Qayyum Soomro, MPA Rashid Khilji of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Farheen Mughal of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Rizwan Jaffar and others also spoke...

  • India–Pak foreign secretaries meet: Pakistan reaffirms Kashmir as core issue

    NEW DELHI: Kashmir remains a core issue that requires a “just solution under United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions and wishes of the people of the valley”, Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry told his Indian counterpart here on Tuesday...

    Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said during the meeting between the Indo-Pak foreign secretaries on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia conference in New Delhi on Tuesday,...

  • Punjab govt scrambles to strengthen core functions

    As in most nations, the public sector remains the largest service provider for citizens in Pakistan...

    “This agenda’s success is contingent upon strengthening the government’s core functions around both institutional and governance structures along with appropriate policy, planning and budgeting,” a senior finance department official told Dawn on condition of anonymity...

  • Khattak upset at centre’s apathy towards core issues

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak is running out of patience with the federal government over disinterest in resolving core issues of the province related to the centre...

    The chief minister briefed participants on wide-ranging issues of the province including Pakistan-China Economic Corridor project, which has triggered a tug of war between the centre and three small federating units...

  • Banks shy away from their core function — lending

    The study explores the various possible factors for the reforms falling short of their objectives: was there a problem in their design, or implementation?Was their success marred by unhelpful macroeconomic environment; or did the delay in reforms in other sectors of the economy (for instance fiscal, debt) prove unhelpful?Currently, banks are not effectively performing their core function: channelling depositors’ savings into loans for...

  • ‘Rulers lack planning to address core issues’

    PESHAWAR: Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq has said that rulers have no planning to overcome the core issues of the nation but they have further enslaved the youth by taking foreign loans on high markup and increased duration of power loadshedding across the country...

    He criticised the government and said that rulers had no planning to overcome the core issues facing the country...

  • Non-core income props up MCB’s earnings

    A STRONG performance by the non-core business segment somewhat compensated for MCB Bank’s bloated tax expenses for the first half of the year...

    Non-interest income: Ever since the latest monetary easing cycle set in last November, sector watchers have been expecting banks to rely more on capital gains from their equity and Pakistan Investment Bond (PIB) trading operations to shore up their bottom lines...

  • Interview: Educationist to the core

    Mahboobul Rahman Khan is an educationist to the core; he has taught at various institutes during his 60-year academic career; he is a bibliophile and a keen reader of history...

    After doing his BA from Aligarh he came to Pakistan and did his MA in English, political science and history from the University of Peshawar...

  • IMF official calls for ‘national consensus on core economic agenda’

    ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) seems to be toeing the government line as it has advocated a “national consensus on the core economic agenda” to put Pakistan on a path of sustainable growth...

    “Many of the issues like economy, energy, modernisation and transformation of economy can be tackled if you have national consensus on core economic agenda and it should not be based on political debate, but tackled on merit,”...

  • Diversifying from core business

    THE cement industry in Pakistan is looking forward to mixed fortunes...

    Sajjad Hussain, an analyst at BMA Capital, mentioned various infrastructure and power projects, particularly those under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor framework, as a major demand trigger for the cement sector...

  • Banks eyeing return to their core business

    BANKS are making big profits but some of them have started realising that government debt papers may hardly sustain their high profitability in a few years from now...

    “This realisation is growing, particularly among second-tier banks,” says the president of a local bank
  • Punjab trying to address farmers’ core issues

    Similarly, the provincial government has held a number of meetings with the State Bank of Pakistan and commercial banks to evolve a mechanism where Punjab can pick up the entire mark-up amount for loans to small farmers...

    Such moves need a lot of push since banks avoid retailing for smaller farmers and coordination with the State Bank of Pakistan; working out things have not been easy...

  • Dry-core drilling at Moenjodaro resumes

    LARKANA: The dry-core drilling at Moenjodaro, which started more than a week ago only to be halted after a few days, resumed on Monday after test drilling at DK-B area in the southern part of the archaeological site...

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