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  • Facts and fiction surrounding historic Masjid Qasim Ali Khan

    PESHAWAR: Masjid Qasim Ali Khan is though a historic mosque in Peshawar city like Masjid Mahabat Khan yet it comes to limelight only during moon sighting before the start and end of Ramazan leading to an endless controversy for the last few decades...

    People from far and wide throng the mosque for moon sighting announcement as Populzai scholars have been controlling religious rituals since Durrani dynasty in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as...

  • Mystery surrounding age of Ranikot Fort may be resolved

    KARACHI: The Sindh government on Wednesday entered into an understanding with the Italian authorities to launch joint research activities in the fields of history and archaeology, especially in connection with the historical sites of Bhambhore and Ranikot, said a statement issued here...

    The signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) was held at the Sindh Archives, where director general of antiquities Manzoor Ahmed Kanasro...

  • Senate body for resolution of issues surrounding HEC’s devolution

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Functional Committee on Devolution on Thursday recommended that the issues surrounding Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) devolution in light of the 18th Amendment be resolved as soon as possible...

    The committee met at Parliament House and discussed a public petition filed by the Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA)...

  • 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...

  • A road map for Afghanistan

    With the fighting season in Afghanistan rapidly approaching, delayed talks would have meant the possibility of the Taliban making fresh gains on the battlefield and therefore being in a stronger position for delayed talks...

    Now it appears that talking and fighting will take place simultaneously, giving the Afghan government and the QCG some additional leverage at the negotiating table — or at least not losing further ground to the...

  • Dar announces road map to promote Islamic financing

    KARACHI: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced on Monday a road map for the promotion of Islamic financing...

    Addressing the World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF), organised by the Institute of Business Administration-Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (IBA-CEIF), Mr Dar said the government was willing to promote the Islamic finance and economic system...

  • Census road map

    Some serious delays have been encountered, and there was even talk back in August of scrapping the exercise altogether...

    But going by the recent meeting between the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, it appears that the exercise will be moving ahead after all...

  • 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...

  • Nations agree on global road map to steer breakneck urbanisation

    QUITO (Ecuador): The United Nations formally adopted a global road map to grapple with rapid urbanisation on Thursday, capping nearly two years of behind-the-scenes international negotiations aimed at designing development priorities for cities and towns over the long term...

    The New Urban Agenda (NUA) sets out a host of general goals such as development of sustainable and compact cities that do not harm the environment and...

  • Pakistan Sunni Tehreek, allies distance themselves from TLP protest call

    HYDERABAD: Leaders of Pakistan Sunni Tehreek (PST) and its allied parties have distanced themselves from Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pak­istan’s (TLP) call for coun­trywide protest on Nov 25 and said they were never part of TLP...

    Speaking at a hurriedly-called press conference at the local press club on Saturday, Khalid Hassan Attari, Imran Soharwardi, Allama Jawad Raza Barkati, Allama Muharram Din Qadri and others said that they condemned...

  • PbBC lawyers distance themselves from Pakistan Bar Council strike against references

    A group of lawyers associated with the Punjab Bar Council (PbBC) on Thursday ? a day before the Supreme Judicial Council takes up references against Justices Qazi Faez Isa and Karim Khan Agha ? distanced themselves from the strike called by the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) tomorrow to protest the references...

    Groups of lawyers belonging to Sindh and various bar associations of Punjab have already opposed the call given by the PBC ? the...

  • Parties distance themselves from PTI’s call for poll audit

    LAHORE: With rejection of the rigging allegations by the Judicial Commission, opposition parties which have so far been supporting the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s call for audit of the 2013 general election, have started distancing themselves from the demand...

    Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) chief Raja Nasir Abbas says it was the PTI that had called for setting up the commission and that other parties had not been taken into...

  • Saudi renews Iraq ties in bid to distance Iran

    Influential Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr's visit to Saudi Arabia at the end of July signalled the Gulf Sunni powerhouse's ambition to distance its Iranian foe from policy-making in Baghdad...

    In the wake of former dictator Saddam Hussein's August 1990 invasion of Kuwait, Riyadh severed relations with Baghdad and closed its border posts with its northern neighbour...

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