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  • Realpolitik and the crude glue

    The crude glue is bringing the two states closer and still closer – as eight decades ago – it aided Washington and Riyadh get close...

    Steven Chu; is the crude glue binding Riyadh and Washington finally peeling off? And the academician in Secretary Chu was blunt in admitting, “Yes”...

  • PPP accuses govt of thrusting Pakistan into a deep ‘borrowing trap’

    ISLAMABAD: Senator Sherry Rehman of the Pakistan Peoples Party expressed concern over the state of the economy and regretted that the government had “run Pakistan into a debt trap deeper than it had ever been in before”...

    The PPP senator said “by putting everything on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the government is sitting back and explaining away all its missed targets and growing deficit”...

  • International arbitration treaty may be a trap for Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan may be at the risk of new investment arbitration lawsuits if it formally signs an international Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) under which powerful investors have already sued other states for $35 billion at various global tribunals...

    The warning has come from two leading European non-profit research and advocacy groups – Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) and the Transnational Institute (TNI) – in their first...

  • IMF bailout package — rescue or trap for Pakistan?

    Pakistan sealed a $6 billion bailout deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) last week to shore up its fragile public finances and underpin its slowing economy, but the programme is unlikely to achieve stabilisation amid sacrificed growth, according to economists...

    This will be the IMF’s 13th structural adjustment programme for Pakistan since 1988...

  • Bankers smell a rat in timing of HBL penalty

    The payment of the penalty, if it is finally imposed, is subject to the State Bank of Pakistan’s approval...

    Meanwhile, the SBP said in a statement it is “closely monitoring the situation and finds no imminent risks to HBL operations and Pakistan’s banking industry...

  • PPP smells a rat in cases against Qasim, Bangash

    They smell rat in the cases against Qasim Zia and Shaukatullah Bangash...

    The NAB, on last Saturday, had arrested Pakistan Hockey Federation ex-president and Olympian Qasim Zia on the charges of committing fraud through his brokerage house and got his 10-day physical remand from an accountability court...

  • No cash reward for rat killers in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar district government’s announcement to offer a cash reward for killing rats has turned out to be false as it has refused to pay Rs25 to hunters for one rat...

    On March 25, district nazim Mohammad Asim Khan had announced the payment of Rs25 for killing a rat...

  • ‘Rat on a plane’ forces Air India flight to turn back

    NEW DELHI: A “suspected rat sighting” in the cabin forced an Air India plane carrying more than 200 passengers to return to Mumbai almost three hours into a flight to London, the airline said on Thursday...

    In July, a plane en route to Milan had to return to Delhi after a suspected rat sighting...

  • No mechanism to control rat population in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: The incidents of rat-bite are occurring in Peshawar as there is no mechanism to control its population and the victims suffer due to non-availability of treatment at the hospitals, according to officials...

    However, Dr Jehangir, the district health officer, said that only four cases of rat-bite were recorded in the past one month...

  • Premier League ‘rat race’ hurts English teams in Europe: Van Gaal

    The physical and competitive “rat race” that is the Premier League will hurt English clubs' chances of progressing in the Champions League, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has said...

    “The difficulty is that all these [Premier League] players are in a rat race and that takes a lot out of the players, which is why you have to rotate and that is what I am doing now because I have to protect my players,” the manager said...

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