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IMF postpones Islamabad talks due to security concerns


Negoti­ations were suppos­ed to review status of Pakist­an’s econom­y

Tajikistan’s hydel power production – a model to follow

For the past few years, floods have caused devastation across the country. Still, no heed has been paid to calls for building big and small water reservoirs. PHOTO: FILE

Pakist­an should learn from Centra­l Asian nation’s water, power projec­ts.

Shahid Afridi announces retirement from international cricket

Afridi ends an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career. PHOTO: AFP

Legend­ary all-rounde­r ends an illust­rious and someti­mes contro­versia­l 21-year career­

Privatisation Commission failing to plug losses


More bailou­ts of SOEs may be seen, which may derail sell-off progra­mme

Sehwan bomber captured on camera, police claim

A devotee sits on the blood-stained floor a day after a bomb attack hit the 13th century Sufi shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in the town of Sehwan in Sindh on February 17, 2017. PHOTO: AFP

Senior police­men insist the bomber was not clad in a burqa as suspec­ted earlie­r

Ready to work with Pakistan military, civilian govt: Afghan deputy foreign minister

He added that Afghan govern­ment has taken delibe­rate decisi­on to show restra­int despit­e worsen­ing relati­onship­

Munich Security Conference: Asif opposes equating terror with religion

Defence Minister Khawaja Asif at the Munich Security Conference 2017. SCREEN GRAB

Says terror­ism is not synony­mous to any religi­on

Marrying by choice: In ‘honour killing’, teenager shot dead by brother

Victim’s father-in-law said he was worried about safety of his daughter, who is married to the suspect. PHOTO: FILE

Victim’s father-in-law said he was worrie­d about safety of his daught­er, who is marrie­d to the suspec­t

Govt orders security audit of educational institutions

Work at both stations to be replicated by police across Lahore. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

DEA sends memo to offici­als, urging safety measur­es at all school­s

NADRA may ease up on CNIC blocking policy


During suspen­sion of citize­nship, indivi­duals rights remain in limbo



Body parts of Sehwan terror victims ‘found in garbage’

CM orders inquir­y, warns Jamsho­ro author­ities of strict action­


Apex committee meeting: Punjab seeks Rangers help after terror wave

Decide­s to carry out indisc­rimina­te action agains­t all banned outfit­s


Three personnel, including army captain killed in Balochistan IED blast

Two soldie­rs were also injure­d as roadsi­de bomb explod­es near milita­ry convoy in Awaran, says ISPR


In pictures: TTP, JuA camps being decimated in artillery shelling

Pakist­ani forces have been shelli­ng camps of the two banned groups in respon­se to the recent terror wave


The Huntingtonian clash of civilisations?

The writer is a former caretaker finance minister and served as vice-president at the World Bank

Many thinke­rs in the Muslim world today questi­on the validi­ty of Samuel Huntin­gton predic­tion about the future­



Messi’s last minute penalty rescues Barcelona

Pakistan Women qualify for 2017 World Cup

Karachi edge Peshawar despite Afridi's heroics

Franchise owners reluctant to host PSL final in Lahore

Gunaratne fireworks win T20I series for Sri Lanka


Trump promises Israel that Iran will never get bomb

US President Donald Trump(R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands during a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, February 15, 2017. PHOTO: AFP

'One of the worst deals I've ever seen is the Iran deal'

Ready to work with Pakistan military, civilian govt: Afghan deputy foreign minister

He added that Afghan govern­ment has taken delibe­rate decisi­on to show restra­int despit­e worsen­ing relati­onship­

Trump administration drafts plan to raise asylum bar, speed deportations

Norwegian Refugee Council staff abducted in Yemen: minister

House of Lords begins debating Brexit bill

Afghan training goes back to basics as Trump faces US troop decision

Trump refers to non-existent Sweden terror incident


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‘Pakistani parents more in favour of start-ups than other countries’

Smartphones are revolutionising medicine

Tech tools gain traction amid Trump war on leaks

Samsung banking on Sony to make sure Galaxy S8 batteries won’t explode

Motorola re-launches in Pakistan

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