Friday, 22 September 2017

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Gurmehar’s silent battle for peace

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IT is not unlikely that Gurmehar Kaur or her mother has read Sahir Ludhianvi’s anti-war poetry. It is also possible they have read Charles Sumner’s views on human strife. Gurmehar echoes an earnest sentiment of the legendary Massachusetts senator who endured physical assault from rivals to oppose the politics of ...

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Rabi Pirzada: Bollywood films just promote crime

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YET another controversy strikes and this time it’s Pakistani actress Rabi Pirzada who seems to have set on a new mission of reviving the dying Pakistani film industry but instead ended up targeting Bollywood. Lahore, which was once considered as the hub of Pakistani entertainment is apparently losing its magic ...

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ECO sees connectivity as key to prosperity

ISLAMABAD: Leaders of the Economic Cooperation Organisation member states agreed here on Wednesday to collectively combat terrorism and vowed to cooperate in fields like trade, energy and infrastructure development. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the ECO member countries needed to work as a unit for progress and prosperity. He said ...

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Fahim Gul appointed coach for six months

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) held its 44th Annual General Meeting in Islamabad despite a stay order against it given by Civil Judge-III, Quetta. The house elected new Vice President Shahid Alvi, who was then made Senior Vice President to replace Razi Nawab. Shahid was serving as Director General Air Intelligence ...

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Understanding more about migration

I was glad last week, when a former Swedish politician, Carl Bildt, said that Sweden had become a better country thanks to a large number of immigrants having come to the land since the 1960s. Today, about 20 percent Swedes were born outside the country. Most live in the big ...

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PSL final a history-making moment: Sethi

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LAHORE: Pakistan Super League (PSL) chairman Najam Sethi has said that the PSL final will be a history-making moment in the national cricket and its successful holding will motivate foreign teams to play international cricket in Pakistan. Talking to the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Tuesday, Sethi said: ...

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PSL nurturing Pakistan’s budding talent, says Alan Wilkins

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DUBAI: Former county cricketer and renowned commentator Alan Wilkins has termed Pakistan Super League as a platform for Pakistan’s budding cricketers to display their talent to the world. Talking to media, Wilkins – who’s in the commentary team for the PSL – said that the league has already produced some ...

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Forget India, profit from ‘quiet rise’ of Pakistan: Barron’s Asia

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JAKARTA: Investors should forget India and instead profit from the ‘quiet rise’ of Pakistan along with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Barron’s Asia said. In an article, America’s financial magazine advised investors where profit is to be had through stock investments. It pitched Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as the places to ...

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Ayyan Ali flies to Sri Lanka after exclusion from ECL

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KARACHI: Ayyan Ali flew to Sri Lanka on Wednesday night from a foreign airline’s flight EK-605. The model was successful at the airport this time as her name was excluded from the Exit Control List (ECL) by interior ministry in view of the decision by Supreme Court of Pakistan. Ayyan ...

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2nd highest UK asylum claims from Pakistan

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LONDON : The number of people applying for asylum in Britain in 2016 was just over 38,500, falling for the first time in six years, official data showed on Thursday. But refugee advocates said the drop was no cause for celebration, with ever more people fleeing their homes in an ...

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