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The first US presidential debate of Elections 2020 on September 29 was a very chaotic affair. It was characterized by constant interruptions by President Donald J. Trump and exchange of unprecedented insults with Democratic presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden. Chris Wallace, the Fox News anchor and moderator, found it impossible to bring order in spite of his best efforts. It resembled Pakistani Talk Shows with all the yelling, screaming, drama and insults. Trump attacked …Continue
Pakistan's digital gig economy has surged 69% during the COVID19 pandemic, putting the country among the world's top 4 hottest online freelancer markets, reports Payoneer, a global payments platform company based in Silicon Valley, in its latest report. Payoneer attributes it to government…Continue
Middle and primary classes in Sindh resumed from today (Monday) after nearly six months closure due to coronavirus pandemic.
According to details, all public and private schools have reopened for grade…Continue
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Manufacturing in Pakistan lags behind Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka in terms of manufacturing value added per capita as well as per capita exports of manufactured products, according to Competitive Industrial Performance Report 2020 released by United Nations Industrial Development Organization…Continue
The latest leaks of US FinCEN (Financial Crime Enforcement Network) files show that the United Kingdom (UK) is the biggest global center for money laundering. An earlier report issued by the British Crime Agency put Pakistan among the world's top sources of money laundering in the United Kingdom. The latest FinCEN leaks represent just the tip of an iceberg. The leaked 2,100 FinCEN files covering $2…Continue
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Chairman Lieutenant General (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Saturday has said that…Continue
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Four cases have been lodged on Friday night against killing of Additional Station House Officer (SHO) Raheem Khan who was martyred in gunfight with dacoits in…Continue
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Secondary schools in Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan reopened today (Wednesday) after nearly six months closure due to coronavirus pandemic.
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One hard truth that Indians have to contend with is that America has also had difficulty treating India with respect", writes former Singaporean diplomat Kishore Mahbubani in his latest book "Has China Won?". "If America wants to develop a close long-term relationship with India over the long run, it needs to confront the deep roots of its relative lack of respect for India", adds Ambassador…Continue
With coronavirus spread contained, Pakistan economy is rebounding with V-shaped economic recovery. Pakistanis have once again defied all foreign and domestic doomsayers, including media, activists and think tanks of all varieties. The nation's monthly Quantum Index of Manufacturing (QIM) for July 2020 has returned to where it was a year ago in July 2019, according to data…Continue
Three members of a same family were gunned down in Kasur, Punjab province on Sunday night.
According to details, the firing incident took place…Continue
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Pakistan's economy has grown at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 5% since the 1960s. While Pakistan's average 5% annual economic growth rate is faster than the global average, it falls significantly short of its peer group in Asia. The key reason is that, unlike Pakistan's, the East Asian…Continue
Pak-Austria Fachhochschule Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology (PAF-IAST) campus is ready to open in Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It represents one more step toward building Pakistan's knowledge economy and growing high-value technology-based exports. Pakistan is collaborating with several countries, including the …Continue
Pakistan government has decided to permit hemp farming for industrial and medicinal use, according to Mr. Fawad Chaudhry, Minister of Science and Technology. Initially, the government will control hemp production, Chaudhry said, but private businesses and farmers will be allowed to enter the market at a later date, according to the French news…Continue
Sindh Government has decided to appoint Iftikhar Ali Shalwani as Administrator Karachi.
According to sources, notification of his appointment will be issued today (Saturday).
Iftikhar Shalawani is currently posted as Sindh Local Government Secretary.
According to CM House sources, the provincial government has…Continue
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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Policital Affairs Shahbaz Gill on Saturday has said today is a big day for Karachi when a new era will start.
The Special aide to PM took to Twitter and wrote that PM Imran Khan will announce the return of Karachi to its beauty, lights and grace.
"Today is a big day for Karachi – the…Continue
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As the South Asian nation of 220 million celebrates Defense of Pakistan Day, it is a good time to ask: Has Pakistan lost all wars to India? Indian defense analyst Pravin Sawhney says NO! In fact, Sawhney argues that Pakistan has never lost to India. Not in 1965, nor in 1971 nor Kargil!! Who is Pravin Sawhney? What makes him an authority on such matters?…
Large scale anti-encroachment operation on Wednesday launched along drainage nullahs to demolish illegal structures built on government properties in Karachi.
According to sources, on the first day, illegal constructions including shops and shades built near nullahs in Central District will be demolished.
According to deputy…Continue
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The number of coronavirus cases in the country has mounted to 296,590 on Wenesday after more infections were recorded in different parts of the country.
According to the national database, 441 persons tested positive for the deadly virus in 24 hours.
As per sources, cases in Sindh climbed to 129,615 the highest number so far in the country,…Continue
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ملڪ جي مختلف علائقن ۾ اڄ به کنوڻ سان گڏ برسات جو امڪان آهي. موسميات کاتي موجب ملڪ جي مختلف حصن ۾ اڄ به کنوڻ سان گڏ برسات پئجي سگهي ٿي.
گلگت بلتستان ۾ تيز هوائن ۽ کنوڻ سان گڏ برسات جو امڪان آهي. بلوچستان جي مختلف ضلعن ۾ اربع تي موسم گرم ۽ وچولو رهندو. گذريل ڏينهن به ملڪ جي مختلف…Continue
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