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‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

As dozens of world leaders arrived in Beijing to attend the “Belt and Road Forum” hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, India refused to send an official delegation to the summit. India has maintained that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – a flagship project of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative ─ is a violation […]

SBP announcement: Policy rate unchanged at 5.75pc

SBP announcement: Policy rate unchanged at 5.75pc

Comcerce Desk The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) made no change to the policy rate in March after it announced on Saturday that the 5.75 per cent rate has been maintained. Inflation expectations due to a lack of supply-side pressure were cited as the primary reasons the bank decided to keep its policy rate unchanged, […]

Two-child policy showing ‘notable results’, Chinese official

Two-child policy showing ‘notable results’, Chinese official

Two-child policy showing ‘notable results’, Chinese official REUTERS China’s two-child policy is showing “notable results” with the fertility rate expected to rise through to 2020, a senior health official said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of China’s annual meeting of parliament, Wang Peian, vice-minister of the National Health and Family Planning Commission […]

Cabinet approves ‘Repatriation and Management Policy for Afghan Refugees’

Cabinet approves ‘Repatriation and Management Policy for Afghan Refugees’

ISLAMABAD (Yes News) – The federal cabinet has approved Repatriation and Management Policy for Afghan Refugees today (Tuesday). A meeting of the Federal Cabinet is underway in Islamabad with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the chair. The meeting is considering a 32-point agenda including Electoral Reforms, establishment of Ehtesab Commission and other policies. The meeting will […]

My movement will continue till remains of Zia’s policy are eliminated: Bilawal

My movement will continue till remains of Zia’s policy are eliminated: Bilawal

LAHORE/FAISALABAD: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari left Bilawal House, Lahore, to lead a rally in Faisalabad which aims to put pressure on the government to accept his ‘four demands’. Supporters of the PPP led by Bilawal will reach Faisalabad in the shape of a caravan. PPP supporters are geared up for the rally. Some […]

Minister for IT, Anusha Rahman addresses the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Policy Forum

Minister for IT, Anusha Rahman addresses the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Policy Forum

The Minister for IT Mrs. Anusha Rahman has been invited by UNESCO and ITU for the formulation of Policy to use technology for the proliferation of education. While addressing this forum at UNESCO’s Mobile Learning Week at Paris, Minister for IT, Mrs. Anusha Rahman said, “ICT is the key enabler of socio economic development. The […]