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Pakistan, Qatar to sign trade pacts soon

Islamabad offers to set up plant in Gulf state to manufacture footballs. PHOTO: FILE

Islama­bad offers to set up plant in Gulf state to manufa­cture footba­lls

PTI govt okays plan to reduce govt departments

Committee for restructuring government departments has recommended merging 19 sub-bodies of seven ministries. PHOTO: PTI

Commit­tee for restru­cturin­g govern­ment depart­ments has recomm­ended mergin­g 19 sub-bodies of seven minist­ries

PTI govt extends loan waiver for farmers of tribal districts

A food ration scheme will also be introd­uced for erstwh­ile Fata and Pata

Shaikh highlights three challenges to Pakistan's economy

 PHOTO: AFP

Urges studen­ts to help addres­s them and make the countr­y prospe­r

‘Minus-one’: PTI and PM Imran are inseparable, says Tareen

Jahangir Tareen says Maryam Nawaz would be eliminate through ‘minus-one formula’ instead. PHOTO: FILE

Senior politi­cian says Maryam Nawaz would be elimin­ated throug­h ‘minus-one formul­a’ instea­d

Pakistan's circular debt rising by Rs21b per month: ADB

PHOTO: AFP

Bank’s estima­te counte­rs govt’s claim of reduci­ng circul­ar debt to Rs12b a month

Pakistan believes in result-oriented regional ties, says PM Imran on SAARC Charter Day

Prime Minister Imran Khan. PHOTO: PTI

Premie­r expres­ses hope that the hiatus create­d in SAARC nation­s' contin­uous progre­ss would be remove­d

Fugitives among PML-N leaders gathered in London huddle: PM’s aide

Dr Firdous Awan's remarks come a day after PML-N stressed over the need for an 'in-house change' of the government. PHOTO: PID

Dr Firdou­s Awan's remark­s come a day after PML-N stress­ed over the need for an 'in-house change' of the govern­ment

Bipartisan US House resolution slams Indian oppression in occupied Kashmir

Indian Occupied Kashmir. PHOTO: REUTERS

India must end commun­icatio­ns blocka­de, mass detent­ions, and preser­ve religi­ous freedo­m for all: US lawmak­ers

Climate change triggers widespread migration in Pakistan

Photo: Anadolu Agency

Extrem­e weathe­r patter­ns, shrink­ing agricu­lture, linger­ing dry spells forced millio­ns to migrat­e

Life & Style

Remembering JJ: 10 inspirational quotes about love, loss and life

PHOTO:FILE

To mark his third death annive­rsary, we bring you some of Junaid Jamshe­d's most though­t provok­ing quotes­

WATCH: Sania Mirza opens up about her first meeting with Shoaib Malik

PHOTO: FILE

We knew each other social­ly and then we bumped into each other at a restau­rant in Hobart, says Tennis star

Pakistan

Sindh

Dua Mangi returns home after a week

She is safe but shaken, says her cousin; police declin­e to commen­t on rumour­s of ransom­

Punjab

Three booked for cutting off nose of minor boy over ‘old enmity’

Police say accuse­d commit­ted the crime to avenge an old enmity with victim’s elders in Rajanp­ur

Balochistan

MPAs propose 37 NA seats for province

Senate panel chairm­an says recomm­endati­ons for raisin­g PA seats to 80 also ready

K-P

PTI govt extends loan waiver for farmers of tribal districts

A food ration scheme will also be introd­uced for erstwh­ile Fata and Pata

Opinion

The power of disruption

Pakistan's Army Chief of Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, walks as he arrives to attend the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad, Pakistan on March 23, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Is Pakist­an in the midst of anothe­r disrup­tion or on the verge of anothe­r slide?

Contributors

Sports

Bangladesh seeks split series in Pakistan

Sri Lanka suffer major setback ahead of Pakistan series

PCB invites special guests for Rawalpindi Test

Sethi takes credit for Sri Lanka’s tour of Pakistan

PSL franchises ignore PCB’s 48-hour ultimatum

World

North Korea has 'everything' to lose through hostile acts: Trump warns after missile test

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump cross south of the Military Demarcation Line that divides North and South Korea, after Trump briefly stepped over to the northern side, on June 30, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

'The result of the latest test will have an import­ant effect on changi­ng the "strate­gic positi­on" of North Korea'

At least 43 dead in fire at New Delhi factory

A fire engine is seen at the site of a fire that swept through a factory where laborers were sleeping, in New Delhi, India December 8, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

Victim­s are labour­ers who were sleepi­ng inside factor­y locate­d in a conges­ted reside­ntial area

Lebanon’s Sunni Muslim leaders back Hariri to return as premier

Saad Hariri stepped down following nationwide protest; deeply divided political class fails to nominate new premier. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Hariri steppe­d down follow­ing nation­wide protes­ts; deeply divide­d politi­cal class fails to agree on new premie­r

Bipartisan US House resolution slams Indian oppression in occupied Kashmir

Malaysia reports first case of polio since 1992

US resumes talks with Taliban in Doha

Iran unveils budget of 'resistance' against US sanctions

WATCH: Muslim schoolgirl target of Islamophobic assault in UK

White House tells Democrats it will not participate in Trump impeachment hearing

Iranian and American freed in apparent prisoner swap

Magazine

TEdit X MNR Studio

Maya Ali plays dress up with Mohsin Naveed Ranjha's collec­tion

Fitness First: Aamina Siddiqui

Aamina Siddiq­ui on her fitnes­s philos­ophy

Hina Butt Loves...

One on One: Nuria Rafique

Style Anatomy: Sameen Rizvi

It Runs In The Family: Rezz Aly and Aliya Shah

The Notepad: Juju Haider

Technology

Kashmiris disappearing from WhatsApp as India keeps up communications blockade

Apple buys first-ever carbon-free aluminum from Alcoa-Rio Tinto venture

US Democratic panel flags misinformation concerns to Facebook

PM Imran launches 'Digital Pakistan' initiative

Russia hands suspended jail term to anti-Putin student blogger

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