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China pursues peaceful development: Spokesperson

BEIJING : China has denied that it was a disruptive power in the Indo-Pacific region as described by the head of the U.S. military's...


Did researchers just take a big step toward a universal flu vaccine?

WITH more than a dozen different strains of influenza circulating the world at any given time, flu season is a bit like a box...

Competitive cyclists have significantly lower BMD

Islamabad : The recent start of the North American cycling season marks the beginning of a physically demanding time for elite and professional bicycle...

Simple injection could limit damage from heart attacks and stroke

NEW research offers promise of a simple injection that could be developed to limit the devastating consequences of heart attacks and strokes. Described by...


Afghan child who went missing in Islamabad in 2015 handed over to Afghan diplomats

Staff Reporter As a goodwill gesture, Pakistan on Friday handed over an Afghan child who had gone missing in Islamabad in 2015 to officials at...

CII to conduct research on psychological research over child abuse

Zubair Qureshi Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has decided to conduct a research on psychological and mental health of the people in the aftermath of...


Protesting parties will be defeated in the general election: Shehbaz

LAHORE : Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that protesting parties will once again be defeated in the upcoming general elections of 2018. ...

SC bars public universities from granting affiliation to private law colleges

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday barred all public sector universities of the country from granting affiliation to...


Sattar chides Sindh govt for failing to check police high-handedness

KARACHI : Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar on Saturday held the government of Sindh responsible for deteriorating law and order situation and...

SSP Rao Anwar removed from post over Naqeebullah killing

KARACHI: SSP, Malir Rao Anwar has been removed from his post after the probe committee formed over the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud...

Economy Watch

Strategy evolved for enhancing country’s export: Pervaiz Malik

Staff Reporter Islamabad Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile, Mohammad Pervaiz Malik Friday said the government had evolved a comprehensive strategy for enhancing countries’ exports and...

Pak possesses immense potential for FDI: Chairman BOI

Roundtable investment dialogue Muhammad Arshad Islamabad Chairman Board of Investment (BOI) Naeem Zamindar has said that Pakistan has enormous potential for foreign direct investment (FDI). Human resource...

Islamic Banking and Finance

Global Sukuk issuance up 45pc in 2017

Karachi Sukuk issuance in 2017 increased by 45.3 per cent, reaching $97.9 billion, up from $67.4 billion in 2016, underpinned primarily by the jumbo issuances...

Digital currencies remain tricky subject for Islamic finance

THE role and status of cryptocurrencies within the Islamic system of values remains a hotly disputed issue in the Muslim world. While entrepreneurs and...


China and Pakistan unique friendship stands out as a milestone towards the foundation of a...

By Elenoire Laudieri Di Biase It is a well-known fact that China and Pakistan have long been connected by strong ties of friendship and cooperation and...

 CPEC: Why India is opposing the Project?

Col (R) Muhammad Hanif China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a strategic project, which was signed between China and Pakistan in 2015. Because of its potential...


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