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  • Turkey hosts Gallipoli ceremonies 100 years on

    GALLIPOLI PENINSULA: Turkey hosted leaders from the former Allied powers of World War I on Friday to pay tribute to the tens of thousands killed in the Battle of Gallipoli 100 years after one of the most wasteful yet emblematic campaigns of the conflict...

    The Battle of Gallipoli ended with up to half a million casualties and achieved nothing on the ground but was to play a crucial role in forming the national conciousness both of...

  • Last Gallipoli warship unravels myths of WWI disaster

    PORTSMOUTH: Britain’s last surviving warship from Gallipoli is being restored to mark the bloody campaign’s centenary, as a new exhibition tries to counter myths surrounding the disastrous World War I offensive...

    The rudimentary battleship is being conserved to help bring the story of Gallipoli to life — and attempt to paint a more rounded picture of the costly Allied attempt to seize the Turkish peninsula...

  • Withholding tax slows down bank deposit growth: State Bank

    KARACHI: Withholding tax (WHT) on financial transactions is acting against the goal of achieving financial depth, a State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) report said on Friday, highlighting that for the first time since 2009-10 the monetary expansion came more from currency in circulation than the bank deposit growth...

    The campaign could not sustain despite the fact that the business community, particularly retailers and medium-sized...

  • ECP meeting: Opp candidates allege use of state resources in Kulsoom’s campaign

    LAHORE: The nominees of various political parties as well as independent candidates in the run for the National Assembly constituency NA-120, Lahore-III, have alleged use of the state resources, besides other violations of the code of conduct by the ruling PML-N...

    Faisal Mir of the PPP and Dr Yasmin Rashid of the PTI, besides others, complained that the Punjab government was using state resources to secure win for the PML-N candidate...

  • ECP seeks reply on PML-N's alleged use of state machinery in NA-120 campaign

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday issued a notice to PML-N's Pervaiz Malik, demanding a written response to Pakistan People's Party's (PPP) allegations that the ruling party was using state machinery in Begum Kulsoom Nawaz's campaign for NA-120 by-polls...

    The notice told Malik to submit his reply within three days and warned him to "refrain from such activities [participate or use state machinery in Mrs Nawaz's...

  • US 'will not relent' in campaign against Islamic State: Obama

    KUALA LUMPUR: President Barack Obama vowed Sunday that the United States and its international partners “will not relent” in the fight against the militant Islamic State group, insisting the world would not accept the extremists' attacks on civilians in Paris and elsewhere as the “new normal...

    The president also pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin to align himself with the US-led coalition, noting that the Islamic State has been...

  • Citizen moves LHC against Imran, Yasmin for ‘malicious campaign’ against state institutions

    A citizen filed a petition in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday, seeking action against PTI Chairman Imran Khan, PTI Central Punjab president Dr Yasmin Rashid and others for allegedly running a “malicious campaign” against state institutions...

    The petition nominated the state, Punjab government, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), Federal Investigation Agency...

  • State and non-state actors

    It is not just cross-border involvement but also the activities of banned outfits at home that raises questions about how much control the state really has within its own domain...

    Then there is also the question of whether or not we are really serious about getting rid of all violent non-state actors that have become a pervasive challenge to state authority...

  • RSS and BJP: Battling for India's 'soul', state by state

    An election in the volatile state of West Bengal has become a prime target in its game plan...

    Interviews with more than two dozen RSS and BJP officials and rare access to closed RSS meetings reveal a two-stage strategy — electoral victory at the national level, which has been achieved in the lower house of parliament, followed by similar success at the state level...

  • State of the state

    The lever between the two is the logic of the state itself, and it seems to be evolving...

    It is not a coincidence that the state is negotiating Fata reforms and direct governance in the tribal areas at the same moment that it is making laws to address violence against women in the home...

  • Nawaz says he will rid Pakistan of ‘state above state’

    LAHORE: As the Pakis­tan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) prepares to give a rousing welcome to ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz on their arrival in Lahore on Friday, the party supremo has pledged that he will liberate Pakistan from “those who are running a state above the state”...

    Nawaz Sharif further said: “We used to hear about ‘a state within a state’ but now things have gone to the extent that there’s...

  • Karachi incident vindicated Nawaz's 'state above the state' stance: Maryam

    PML-N vice-president Maryam Nawaz on Friday said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's stance that there was a "state above the state" in Pakistan has been proven true through the Karachi incident"...

    "The Karachi incident has made it clear that Nawaz Sharif's stance — about 'state above the state' and Imran Khan being nothing more than a pawn — is correct...

  • State Bank develops risk identification system

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has developed a regulatory and supervisory infrastructure to ensure adequacy of risk identification, measurement and mitigation both at banking system and individual/institution level, said the Annual Performance Review 2014-15 issued on Friday...

    SBP’s review states that the central bank makes concerted efforts to promote financial stability, efficiency, consumer confidence and market discipline in...

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