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  • More developing countries become commodity-dependent

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says about two-thirds of all developing countries have become dependent on commodity exports between 2010 and 2015, which rings alarm bells as their revenue from commodity exports jump 25 per cent to $2...

    The ‘State of Commodity Dependence 2016’ report, released by UNCTAD on Friday, warns that commodity dependence can negatively affect human development...

  • FDI rises, but remains dependent on China

    KARACHI: The foreign direct investment (FDI) rose eight per cent to $216 million in the first quarter (July-September) of this fiscal year from $200m a year earlier, the State Bank of Pakistan said on Thursday...

    However, 88pc ($190m) of these inflows were from China which indicates that Pakistan has yet to appear on the investment map of private investors despite a spike in foreign exchange reserves to $20 billion...

  • ‘Egypt must not be too dependent on Salah’

    Liverpool’s Salah is recovering from the shoulder ligament injury suffered in last month’s Champions League final loss to Real Madrid when he went off early in the game...

    “We hope we won’t be affected, we try to be the same team, we can’t be dependent on one player,” Cuper was quoted as saying by Sky Sports...

  • No proof sons were dependent upon Nawaz, court told

    ISLAMABAD: The last prosecution witness in the Flagship Investment reference, an investigation officer of the National Accountability Bureau, admitted during cross-examination on Monday that the anti-graft body had no proof that both sons of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif were dependent upon him for the business they established...

    As per the report prepared by a six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT), headed by additional...

  • Hamburg stunned by third tier Osnabrueck

    BERLIN: Even against 10 men from the third division, Hamburg SV couldn’t get past the German Cup’s first round...

    Fellow top tier club RB Leipzig were in no mood for any similar adventures and eased past amateurs Dorfmer­kingen 5-0...

  • India board opposes two-tier Test plan: report

    NEW DELHI: The head of India's powerful cricket board has voiced opposition to controversial plans for a two-tier Test system being considered by the game's governing body, a report said Wednesday...

    “The BCCI is against the two-tier Test system because the smaller countries will lose out and the BCCI wants to take care of them...

  • All airports to get four-tier security system, says official

    ISLAMABAD: Airports across the country will soon be equipped with a four-tier integrated security system to guard against any possible terrorist activity, Shujaat Azeem, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Aviation, said on Tuesday...

    Also read: PM inaugurates integrated security system at Lahore airportLearning lessons from the attack on Karachi airport, he said airport security had already been beefed up...

  • The third tier

    The 18th Amendment was the greatest devolution of power from the centre to the provinces in the country’s history...

    They are solemn occasions; what set us apart from animals and kingdoms of yore...

  • Two-tier Test plan should have been shot down early: Thakur

    MUMBAI: India played a key role in sinking a proposal for a two-tier structure in Tests but it should never have been up for discussion at the International Cricket Council’s meeting, according to Indian cricket board president Anurag Thakur...

    The ICC shelved the proposal after opposition from India and other full members at a two-day meeting at the world governing body’s headquarters...

  • FA Cup: Chelsea treat second-tier City with 5-1 drubbing

    Crystal Palace's reward for a 1-0 win at Premier League title-chasers Tottenham Hotspur was a plumb home away tie with second-tier Reading who shocked top flight visitors West Bromwich Albion 3-1 on Saturday...

    West Ham United will next visit Manchester United or third-tier Shrewsbury Town after crushing Championship side Blackburn Rovers 5-1 away — Dimitri Payet and Emmanuel Emenike scoring two goals apiece as both teams finished...

  • Five-tier security planned for PSL final participants

    LAHORE: Both the teams contesting Pakistan Super League final match in the provincial metropolis will be accorded five-tier security to avert any eventuality, decides the Punjab government...

    A senior official who attended the meeting, told Dawn that usually the VVIPs were offered three-tier security cover, but for the players and others it would be five-tier during their travel to and from the stadium...

  • Third-tier Lotte kick Leverkusen out of Cup

    BERLIN: Bayer Leverkusen twice squandered the lead before crashing out of the German Cup second round 4-3 on penalties at third-tier Sportfreunde Lotte on Tuesday to become the biggest casualty of the night...

    Lotte were down to 10 men from the 79th minute with the score at 1-1 but they refused to buckle and snatched a memorable victory over top flight Lever­kusen after the game finished 2-2 following extra time...

  • Arsenal’s FA Cup defence ended by second-tier Nottingham Forest

    LONDON: Long protected at Arsenal by FA Cup glory, Arsene Wenger endured his earliest elimination Sunday when his title defence ended at managerless, second-tier side Nottingham Forest...

    The manner of the loss in Nottingham was mortifying for Wenger, who was forced to watch from the stands as he started a three-match touchline ban for misconduct toward a referee...

  • Maryam mobilises party middle tier for welcome

    LAHORE: Maryam Nawaz is approaching the second tier of the PML-N leadership urging them to motivate the maximum activists to accord a warm welcome to PML-N quaid Nawaz Sharif and her at Lahore airport on Friday, a PML-N official told Dawn on Wednesday...

    There are reports of diverting the flight carrying the duo to Islamabad or Multan on Friday while NAB has declared arresting the convicts as and when they land in Pakistan...

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