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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • All’s nearly well that ends well

    ALL’S well that ends well...

    How much poisonous hysteria can a game of cricket generate, led by folks who revel in a steady dose of TV-induced cretinism that passes for nationalism?Pakistan won a coveted championship with ferocity and brilliance, and, in the process, their cricket captain answered his critics at home...

  • PTI’s thanksgiving — all’s well that ends well

    ISLAMABAD: After the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) decided to abandon the idea of laying siege to Islamabad and announced to hold a ‘thanksgiving rally’ at the Democracy Park and Speech Corner instead, many speculated that the party will not be able to fill the large space with workers...

    They should have held a press conference this time as well and shown evidence of Nawaz Sharif’s innocence,” he said...

  • Pakistan foreign secretary meets acting administrator USAID

    WASHINGTON DC: Foreign Secretary Pakistan Aizaz Chaudhry in a meeting with Acting Administrator of US Agency for International Development (USAID) Alfonso Lenhardt on Thursday expressed appreciation for United States' support in mega hydro-electric projects for energy generation...

    Lenhardt renewed the United States' commitment to help Pakistan complete the current Diamer-Bhasha, Dasu, and Gomal Zam projects...

  • USAID to help Pakistan in public health projects

    ISLAMABAD: The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed three project commitment letters with the federal ministry of national health services and Sindh health department, committing budgetary support for health projects in the country...

    USAID mission director John Groarke, National Health Services secretary Muhammad Ayub Shaikh, health services academy executive director Dr Assad Hafeez and Sindh health secretary...

  • FAO, USAID set up over 800 community organisations in Balochistan

    QUETTA: The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), in collaboration with USAID, has established more than eight hundred community organisations in Balochistan to increase the production, sale and revenues from crops and livestock...

    “The USAID is proud of the successful partnership we had in Balochistan with the government, the local people and FAO,’’ said Mr Evans, adding that he was pleased with the progress of the project...

  • USAID-funded centre for advanced studies in water inaugurated

    HYDERABAD: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission director Jerry Bisson and his deputy Denise Herbol, along with Sindh Minister for Education Jam Mehtab Dahar inaugurated the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) on Thursday...

    Speaking at the ceremony, Mr Dahar thanked USAID for its full financial support in the establishment of the...

  • India biggest recipient of US economic assistance over 66-year period: USAID

    The United States, over the period 1946-2012, has given India the largest amount of economic assistance, while providing Israel the greatest quantity of military assistance over the same interval, according to data compiled by USAID...

    4bn received as economic assistance from the US, Pakistan is also among the top five countries to receive economic assistance out of a total of 200 countries and regions...

  • USAID to host investment conference on clean energy

    WASHINGTON: The US Agency for International Development will host a two-day conference in Washington next week to highlight business opportunities in Pakistan’s clean energy sector...

    A USAID spokesman told journalists here that the Dec 1-2 conference would encourage American, international and Pakistani clean energy project developers and investors to invest in Pakistan...

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