National

Naval Chief meets Chinese defence minister

ISLAMABAD: Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi reiterated Pakistan’s stance on One-China Policy and support for interests of China. He expressed the support at a meeting with Chinese Defence Minister Vei Fenghe

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Editorials

Seminar on sanctity of ballot

Uncertainty leading to self-censorship Leaders from five political parties spoke at a national seminar on the sanctity of ballot. The TV networks shunned to broadcast the speeches including that of Nawaz Sharif

Business

Massive demand for Pak cement in South Asian, African markets

KARACHI: The export of cement to India and Vietnam is viable through land routes since there is a huge demand for Pakistani cement in these countries, while East Africa in general, and Uganda and Tanzania, in particular, could be other potential...

Foreign

Ethiopia elects first female house speaker

ADDIS ABABA: The Ethiopian House of Peoples’ Representatives on Thursday elected its first female house speaker, Muferiat Kamil. The appointment of Muferiat Kamil as house speaker of the Ethiopian House of Peoples’

Featured

No Strings attached

Early last month, Strings announced that they would be marking their 30th anniversary with eight singles for their upcoming album 30 one after the other in the coming weeks. That understandably had

City

Federal govt has unleashed policies to crush Sindh: CM

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday stated that the federal government of Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz (PML-N), in terms of water, power and federal transfers, has unleashed a

Two-day Swat science festival concludes

PESHAWAR: The two-day science festival in Swat concluded on Thursday with a ray of hope for the aspiring future scientists. The two-day science show was organised by Udhyaana, deputy commissioner office, district government,

Federal govt has unleashed policies to crush Sindh: CM

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday stated that the federal government of Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz (PML-N), in terms of water, power and federal transfers, has unleashed a

Arts / Entertainment

Depression higher in transgender youth: study

A new study suggested that transgender and gender non-conforming children and adolescents may be more likely to develop depression and other mental health conditions, compared with individuals whose gender identity matches their

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