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Uncontrolled population growth termed major threat to Pakistan

UMERKOT: Uncontrolled population growth is a major threat to Pakistan while absence of prior consultations and institutional set-up, highly centralised approach, inadequate progress measurement and monitoring mechanism are the key factors for the failure and poor implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This was discussed in a consultative dialogue here on Tuesday on prioritisation […]

Analysis: Kulbhushan Yadav’s RAW move

Analysis: Kulbhushan Yadav’s RAW move

Anaylysis Kulbhushan Yadav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel is a man the Indian media has been looking for. The arrested Indian citizen personifies counter-terror policy of Ajit Kumar Doval, India’s National Security Advisor and a proud spymaster. For the opposition parties, Kulbhushan offers a good reason to attack Modi government’s handling of the case. Indian Media on […]

AT STRATEGIC SHOAL, CHINA ASSERTS POWER THROUGH CONTROL, AND CONCESSIONS

AT STRATEGIC SHOAL, CHINA ASSERTS POWER THROUGH CONTROL, AND CONCESSIONS

SCARBOROUGH SHOAL – Far out in the South China Sea, where dark blue meets bright turquoise, a miles-long row of fishing boats anchor near Scarborough Shoal, backed by a small armada of coastguard projecting China’s power in Asia’s most disputed waters. China still calls the shots at the prime fishing spot and has boosted its […]

Malaysia seizes big shipment of rhino horns at airport

Malaysia seizes big shipment of rhino horns at airport

By AFP SEPANG:   Enforcement officials in Malaysia have seized 18 rhinoceros horns imported from Mozambique, weighing 51.4 kilo grammes and worth US$3.1 million, a senior customs official said on Monday. Airport customs director Hamzah Sundang said officials acting on a tip-off discovered the horns in a wooden crate at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport cargo […]

NSA hacked Pakistani mobile networks: WikiLeaks

NSA hacked Pakistani mobile networks: WikiLeaks

By Tech Desk Whistleblowing organisation WikiLeaks has claimed US National Security Agency operators have been spying on Pakistani mobile networks. The revelation came as a hacker group, which had previously released data suggesting the US agency may have been monitoring hundreds of IP addresses in Pakistan, released a new cache of information detailing how the agency accessed private and […]

Politics doesn’t suit honest people: ex-CJP

Politics doesn’t suit honest people: ex-CJP

THE NEWSPAPER’S STAFF REPORTER LAHORE: Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Jawwad S Khawaja says Pakistani politics doesn’t suit the honest people. “Unfortunately, honest people are not successful in Pakistani politics,” he said while speaking at the annual prize distribution ceremony of a welfare high school, run by the TECH Society Club, here on Sunday. Mr […]

Amjad Sabri’s family plans to leave Pakistan due to ‘security fears’

Amjad Sabri’s family plans to leave Pakistan due to ‘security fears’

Our Desk The family of slain qawwal Amjad Sabri is trying to leave the country due to reservations over security. Azmat Sabri, while speaking to Dawn.com, confirmed that the family is “trying to leave Pakistan.” “We feel we are being watched,” he said, explaining why his family is relocating. He clarified that the family has […]

Bungalow in premises of heritage site demolished in Karachi’s Soldier Bazar

Bungalow in premises of heritage site demolished in Karachi’s Soldier Bazar

Our Desk Unidentified people on late Saturday night demolished a 100-years-old bungalow located inside Jufelhurst School in Soldier Bazar area of Karachi, which had been declared a heritage site by the culture department of Sindh government.This later prompted the authorities to take action against the suspects involved in demolishing the national heritage site.According to the […]

3 heat-packed recipes to fire up your taste buds

3 heat-packed recipes to fire up your taste buds

What would be the fate of kitchens without chilli? I can only imagine a drab culinary world; kitchens devoid of spirit, undemanding customers and dissatisfied taste buds. Thanks to the Mexicans and Christopher Columbus, the above mentioned scenario is not one we have to endure. Columbus is credited for introducing chilli to Europe, and later to […]

Leaked: Is this the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

Leaked: Is this the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

By Tech Desk Samsung unveiled its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8 last month. While the device wouldn’t start shipping before April 21, fans are already fussing about the company’s next phablet. The Galaxy Note 8, a follow up device for the ill-fated Note 7 isn’t expected to be released until the end of 2017; however, […]

Carrie Fisher will appear in Star Wars Episode IX

Carrie Fisher will appear in Star Wars Episode IX

DESK REPORT Carrie Fisher’s Star Wars legacy will continue posthumously as the actor will appear as her iconic character Princess Leia in in Episode IX of the third Star Wars trilogy, reports Deadline. Carrie’s brother Todd Fisher said, “She’s as much a part of it as anything and I think her presence now is even […]