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  • Iran sees Israeli lobby behind US visa waiver changes

    DUBAI: Iran’s foreign ministry said on Monday that Israeli lobbying was behind a new measure passed by the US Congress that will prevent visa-free travel to the United States for people who have visited Iran or hold Iranian nationality...

    Citizens of 38 countries, most of them in Europe, are eligible under the US Visa Waiver Programme...

  • Visa waiver accord with Kuwait suspended

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday suspended Pakistan’s visa waiver agreement with Kuwait due to the ‘failure on the part of Kuwait’ to follow it in letter and in spirit...

    An interior ministry spokesman quoted the minister as having said: “Despite the accord with Kuwait, Pakistani government officials holding blue (official) and red (diplomatic) passports were required to get a visa for travelling to...

  • IBA Karachi, Shanghai University to collaboratively offer finance program

    The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shanghai University China, agreeing to collaboratively offer a Master of Finance program between the universities in Karachi and China, a notification posted on IBA's website said...

    Dr Iqbal was accompanied to Shanghai by Dr Nasir Afghan, Assistant Professor and Director MBA Program at IBA...

  • Unrecognised program: Comsats degree Students seek award of dual degrees

    ISLAMABAD: Voicing concern over the future of around 3,000 students enrolled under the Comsats-Lancaster dual degree programme, student representatives on Wednesday demanded award of dual-degrees as per commitment to the students...

    Addressing a press conference here at the National Press Club, Central Secretary General, Anjuman Tulba Islam (ATI), Rehan Tahir and Syed Waqar Shah said that around 3,000 students were enrolled in Comsats’...
  • IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program

    MONACO: Women's world marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe was “hounded remorselessly” over doping allegations that proved wrong, world athletics' governing body said Friday...

    “The circumstances in which Ms Radcliffe came to be publicly accused are truly shocking,” the IAAF said as it used the British runner's case to defend its own handling of accusations of widespread doping
  • India's government restores funding for HIV-AIDS program

    NEW DELHI: India's federal government says it will restore funding to the country's HIV-AIDS program months after it cut its contribution and asked regional governments to fill in the gaps...

    Nadda said late Tuesday the government was committed to combatting HIV-AIDS and that the federal government would resume fully funding India's National AIDS Control Program...

  • Obama hits out as Republicans seek to halt Syria refugee program

    "His comments came as House Speaker Paul Ryan called for a "pause" in the Syrian resettlement scheme, joining more than half of state governors urging Obama to suspend the program and fully review the vetting process to ensure that would-be attackers do not slip into the country as refugees...

    "Some Democrats shared similar views, including senior Senator Chuck Schumer who acknowledged it might be "necessary" to pause the program amid...

  • NASA program to track greenhouse gas canceled by Trump admin

    A NASA program that cost $10 million per year to track carbon and methane, key greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming, has been cancelled, a US space agency spokesman said on Thursday...

    The end of the program — called the Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) — which tracked sources and sinks for carbon and made high-resolution models of the planet's flows of carbon — was first reported by the journal Science...

  • US State Dept approves proposed $125m support program for Pakistan’s F-16s

    “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Pakistan for Technical Security Team (TST) in continued support of the F-16 program for an estimated cost of $125 million,” said an official announcement released on Friday evening...

    The request also includes other related elements of logistics support to assist in the oversight of operations in support of the Pakistan Peace Drive...

  • Obama gave CIA 'secret waiver' for Pakistan drone strikes: report

    The Wall Street Journal quotes current and former United States (US) officials as saying President Obama made rules for the US drone programme stricter in 2013, but secretly approved a waiver allowing the CIA more flexibility when it comes to conducting drone strikes against suspected militants in Pakistan...

    The waiver, however, exempts the CIA from adhering to these rules while launching drone strikes in Pakistan...

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