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Pakistan joins economic programme

Pakistan joins economic programme Group works in transport and trade facilitation  KARACHI: Pakistan, along with Turkmenistan, has joined the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (Carec) programme, which will consolidate the partnership and its work in transport, trade facilitation and trade policy. This was announced at the ninth ministerial conference of …

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Pakistan F-16 Discussions

US Senate urged to help upgrade Pakistan’s F-16s WASHINGTON, Oct 14: The US administration on Tuesday held a special briefing to persuade Senate to help finance mid-life upgrading of Pakistan’s ageing fleet of F-16 aircraft. US Assistant Secretary of State Richard Boucher, who looks after South Asian affairs at the …

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At Odds with U.S., Pakistan Deepens Ties with China

At Odds with U.S., Pakistan Deepens Ties with China Declarations of solidarity and the $2 billion in promised military aid received by a high-level Pakistani delegation in Washington last week belie the hardening of U.S. attitudes toward Islamabad. A White House report to Congress in early October accused the Pakistani …

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Gilani fires broadside at opposition Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani addressing at the National Assembly session at Parliament House on Tuesday. – Photo by APP ISLAMABAD: Nothing doing: it was how Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani responded in the National Assembly on Tuesday to some of what he saw …

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 China vs. Russia in Central Asia China vs. Russia in Central Asia November 1, 2010 – 11:10am, by Joshua Kucera If China and Russia were to fight over Central Asia, who would win? A Russian military analyst says it would be China, in a walkover. The analyst, Aleksandr Khramchikhin, starts …

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A Muslim Woman who teaches Kirtan…

A Muslim Woman who teaches Kirtan… On a lazy afternoon in the summer of 2000, at a gurudwara in Srinagar, devotees were listening to Kirtan when a young woman took centre stage. Initially nobody gave a second look, but the sweet voice soon cast a spell over the gathering. Everyone …

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Why have Pakistan and India Evolved so Differently?

Why have Pakistan and India Evolved so Differently? (November 01, New Delhi, Sri Lanka Guardian) In 1947, unknowingly, a socio-religious experiment was launched: The British-ruled India was partitioned into Pakistan and India for the Muslim minorities and the majority Hindus respectively. Back then, these two highly illiterate South Asian nations …

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Pakistani students developed promising projects

Pakistani students developed promising projects KARACHI: The students of Biomedical Engineering Department of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology developed some remarkable projects with commercial potentials. Students from the 2006-2010 batch developed the projects which included a head-controlled wheelchair, hypo-hyperthermia machine, voice operated wheelchair, and an incubator. The projects were …

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Sikhs Returning To Orakzai Agency

Orakzai Sikhs Picking Up Shattered Lives SAM FEROZKHEL: For 11-year-old Rajindar Kaur, life was full of joy in the picturesque village of Sam Ferozkhel in the Orakzai tribal agency. But then everything changed. The village’s serene atmosphere was disrupted by gun-toting bearded Taliban who unleashed a reign of terror on the …

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