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  • Jindal visit didn’t figure in PM-COAS meeting: minister

    ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb has contradicted part of a news item about Indian businessman Sajjan Jindal’s recent visit to Pakistan...

    In a statement on Friday, she said there was no mention of Mr Jindal during the meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa...

  • Jindal visited Pakistan on Sharif’s invitation, says Jha

    KARACHI: A seasoned Indian journalist and author claimed on Monday that his country’s steel tycoon Sajjan Jindal visited Pakistan on the invitation from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and was not sent by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

    Mr Jindal, who is known for being close to Mr Modi, also has a friendly relationship with the Sharif family...

  • Jindal’s unannounced visit, talks with PM fuel speculation

    LAHORE / ISLAMABAD: An unannounced meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and a visiting Indian business tycoon at the hill resort town of Murree on Thursday triggered intense speculations in the country with several politicians and analysts suggesting it could be the precursor to a possible meeting between the Pakistani and Indian premiers in the near future...

    Sajjan Jindal, who is known for being close to Prime Minister...

  • Opposition lawmakers raise questions on Jindal's visit in NA committee meeting

    Moving away from the meeting's agenda, members of the opposition present during a session of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs on Friday questioned why the government had remained silent regarding the visit of Indian business tycoon Sajjan Jindal...

    During Friday's committee meeting, held at the Foreign Office, members raised questions about Jindal's arrival in Pakistan...

  • FO tight-lipped amid Jindal’s Pakistan trip mystery

    ISLAMABAD: The For­eign Office kept mum as the controversial visit of Indian steel magnate Sajjan Jindal echoed at the National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee on Friday...

    When Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, who was leading the FO team at the meeting, could not respond to queries from the participants about the Jindal trip, committee chairman Awais Leghari brought the discussion to an end...

  • Jindal visit termed part of backchannel diplomacy

    KARACHI: The civilian leadership of the country has informed senior military officials that a recent meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian steel magnate Sajjan Jindal — a close friend of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi — was part of backchannel diplomacy between the governments of Pakistan and India, BBC Urdu said in a report on Thursday...

    Away from the media glare, the meeting between Mr Sharif and Mr Jindal —...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • City Diary: Beautification of Lahore to reflect culture, history and tradition

    The divisional administration’s policy to involve the National College of Arts (NCA), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA), Parks and Horticulture Authority and others in planning, designing and executing small pilot schemes for the city’s beautification in view of its natural, cultural, heritage and historical values is a right step in the right direction...

    “After completion of...

  • Conservation of Lahore

    Unfortunately, it would appear that the administrators of Lahore, the historical timeline of which spans several centuries, have not even reached this rudimentary level of reasoning...

    The Punjab and Lahore administrations do urgently need to take all such reservations into account and to have the moral courage to go back to the drawing board if required...

  • Fantastic Five win Lahore leg of Neymar Jr’s Five qualifiers

    LAHORE: After a series of pulsating matches, Fantastic Five outwitted their rivals to win the Lahore leg of the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five qualifiers on Sunday...

    The champions from Lahore join Steel Town FC 2 from Karachi in a three-way battle for the national champion’s title; the two teams are going to compete with the winners from Islamabad leg of the qualifiers in a play-off — national finals will take place in April...

  • Brain-eating amoeba claims life in Lahore

    LAHORE: After causing havoc across Karachi, the brain-eating amoeba (Naegleria) now reaches Lahore as a death by the deadly disease was officially confirmed here on Friday...

    He said the health authorities were blind towards factors behind the emergence of the first case of a brain-eating amoeba in Lahore...

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