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  • ID cards, domiciles received by Afghan DPs since 2000 to be checked

    QUETTA: The government has decided to check national identity cards and local and domicile certificates issued since 2000 in Balochistan to find out how many Afghan refugees have been issued these national documents illegally...

    Read: Afghan refugees in Balochistan seeking asylum abroad: UNHCR“All NICs and other documents issued since 2000 till now would be scrutinised by agencies concerned in Balochistan,” a senior official of the...

  • Musharraf agreed in 2000 to low-key UN resolutions on Kashmir: US cable

    WASHINGTON: A US State Department cable declassified this week shows that in May 2000 the Musharraf government was willing to “low-key” UN resolutions on Kashmir to improve relations with India...

    A passage about this is included in a secret cable the US Embassy in Pakistan sent to Washington after a two-hour long, one-to-one meeting between then Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs...

  • Sydney stadia get biggest overhaul since 2000 Olympics

    SYDNEY: Australia's most populous state on Friday announced what it called the biggest investment in Sydney's sporting and events infrastructure since the 2000 Olympics, with construction of a new 30,000-seat stadium a priority...

    ”Baird said the overhaul would include the completion of the Sydney Cricket Ground upgrade and the redevelopment of the 80,000-plus capacity Stadium Australia, potentially to include a retractable roof... ...

  • Adolescent deaths from Aids tripled since 2000

    JOHANNESBURG: The number of adolescents dying from Aids has tripled over the last 15 years, most of them having acquired the disease when they were infants, according to figures released on Friday by Unicef...

    Aids is the number one cause of death among adolescents aged 10 to 19 in Africa and the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally, the United Nations children’s agency said in its latest statistical update
  • What did Ishaq Dar 'confess' to during the Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference in 2000?

    Dar had submitted the statement regarding money laundering before a magistrate on April 25, 2000...

    In his confessional statement on April 4, 2000, in connection with the Hudabya Papers Mills Limited (HPML) case, Dar said that he had good relations with Masood Ahmed Qazi since in 1970 and during his stay in London in early 1970s, he was staying with the Qazi family at Ilford, Essex (1970-72)...

  • Pakistan among 10 countries enjoying EU’s GSP Plus facility, says envoy

    KARACHI: Ambassador Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Pakistan Jean-Francois Cautain has said that the EU-Pakistan Five Year Engagement Plan is proof of a confident relationship between the EU and Pakistan...

    Speaking at the programme arranged by the English Speaking Union of Pakistan at the Beach Luxury Hotel on Tuesday, he also said that the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) Plus granted to Pakistan by the EU in 2014...

  • CINEMASCOPE: ZERO PLUS ZERO

    The story goes something like this: in 1997 producer Sajid Nadiadwala and director David Dhawan (known for their utter disregard of common sense in stories) thought to rework the twin-brother formula by adapting the hit Telugu film Hello Brother with Salman Khan in the lead...

    Their movie Judwaa, and its amateurishly penned songs, were a mammoth hit
  • CM discusses GSP Plus modalities with EU team

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said measures were being taken for taking full benefits of the GSP Plus status awarded to Pakistan by European Union and a cabinet committee had been constituted for implementation of the conventions with regard to it...

    He said awarding GSP Plus status to Pakistan by the EU was resulting in strengthening of the country’s economy...

  • A cost-plus financing facility

    Murabaha may be referred to as ‘cost-plus financing,’ which is widely used by Islamic banking institutions (IBIs) to entertain the working capital requirements of corporate and commercial customers...

    In the second stage, the bank subsequently sells the commodity to the customer at a declared profit computed on an agreed upon formula (cost-plus profit)...

  • GSP Plus review

    THE review of Pakistan’s GSP Plus status with the EU, scheduled for January, will have to run into the issue of the lifting of the moratorium on the death penalty and the resumption of executions following the implementation of the National Action Plan...

    The commerce minister has made a round in Brussels to try and persuade EU officials to renew the GSP Plus scheme for Pakistan and is trying to build his case around the 27 UN...

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