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PIA privatisation is a no-brainer

Emirates and Etihad are still interested in buying The news of Pakistan International Airlines’ privatisation has been making the rounds as the minister for privatisation, Daniyal Aziz, vowed that the government is

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The PML-N under siege

The battle for Islamabad begins in earnest Six months before elections 2018 the PML-N government is under joint attack from the PTI, PPP, PAT, Brelvi clerics and so called spiritual leaders. The

Business

New law in the offing for effective resolution of trade disputes

ISLAMABAD: The Trade Dispute Resolution Organisation (TDRO) gave a detailed presentation on the draft law of Trade Dispute Settlement Act which envisaged formation of a Trade Dispute Resolution Commission (TDRC) that would work under the administrative control of Ministry of...

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Islam and Modernity in Pakistan-II

 Is it Islam that obstructs democracy in Pakistan or is it illiteracy, ignorance and economic depravity? Is it not feudalism and its pernicious effects that impede social justice and an egalitarian society

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Maqsood Ahmad to head PPSC as chairman

LAHORE: Maqsood Ahmad, a retired lieutenant general of the Pakistan Army, has been appointed chairman of the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC), according to a notification issued here on Wednesday. The notification signed

CTD arrests ‘most wanted’ alleged terrorist

PESHAWAR: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested an alleged terrorist with a half million rupees head bounty during a crackdown here on Wednesday. On an intelligence tip-off, the CTD launched a crackdown

Italian investors keen to invest in Pakistan

KARACHI: An Italian company’s, Augustea Group, a delegation met with Sindh Governor, Muhammad Zubair, at the Governor House here on Wednesday and said that the Italian investors are keen to invest in

Maqsood Ahmad to head PPSC as chairman

LAHORE: Maqsood Ahmad, a retired lieutenant general of the Pakistan Army, has been appointed chairman of the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC), according to a notification issued here on Wednesday. The notification signed

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