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Child’s play as Mourinho linked with Inter return

ROME – Jose Mourinho’s decision to register his two children at the schools they attended while he was coaching Inter Milan sparked frenzied media speculation on Sunday that he is planning to return. Jose Junior and Matilde Junior have been pre-registered at the international school in Lugano, Switzerland, just an hour’s drive from Inter’s training complex at Appiano Gentile.
“Crisis at Inter: Mou to return?” was the headline in the Gazzetta dello Sport, which noted that Inter —

Terrorism linked to the absence of democratic institutions, norms

KARACHI – Speakers at the seminar linked Pakistan’s existing problems, including terrorism, to the absence of democratic institutions and norms. They observed that the state itself is complicit in usurping people’s rights and promoting an elite centric model of development. Denying people the right to have a say in national life has promoted divisions and frictions in the society.
The seminar titled ‘Impacts of Extremism on Working Class’ was organised by the Pakistan Institute

SHC wants to know if crime rate and pillion riding are linked

KARACHI – The Sindh High Court has ordered the Home Department to submit a comparative chart of crimes committed during the time when pillion riding was banned.
A division bench comprising Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Ghulam Sarwar Korai issued the directives to the Sindh Home Department for submitting the chart within two weeks.
The bench was hearing a petition filed by Deedar Ali Chandio Advocate, pleading to exempt lawyers from the pillion riding ban.
Arguing on

Economic growth linked to industrial performance: ICCI

ISLAMABAD – The potential of growth and development of a country is linked to the extent of investment, urbanisation and industrialisation, while revival of the Pakistan economy hinges on performance of its industry and its forward and backward linkages. This was stated by Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Vice President Muhammand Tauseef Zaman, while addressing a business community at ICCI on Saturday.
The continued dismal performance in industrial growth in

High food prices linked to global warming

OSLO – Leaps in food prices linked to drought in Brazil or floods in Australia may be a foretaste of ever greater shocks to be caused by climate change, according to a commission named on Friday to find ways to fix the problems. The international group of 13 experts will try to come up with ideas in the next 10 months to help agriculture cope with global warming, blamed by the U.N. panel of climate experts mainly on mankind’s emissions of greenhouse gases.
John Beddington,

Shakira linked to footy star Pique

Shakira has put her split from longtime boyfriend Antonio De La Rua behind her – the singer has reportedly moved on with footballer Gerard Pique. The Colombian beauty ended her relationship with de la Rua, the son of former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua, last August, parting ways after nearly 11 years together. Now the ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ hitmaker has apparently moved on with Spanish ace Pique – new photos show the couple holding hands as they depart a Barcelona restaurant.

Halt to drone strikes seen linked to Raymond Davis

ISLAMABAD – The United States has halted drone attacks on militants along Pakistan’s western border in a development analysts believe is linked to the attempts to secure the release of a jailed US consular employee. After months of frequent strikes from unmanned US aircraft on militant hideouts in tribal areas, reports of covert strikes have gone quiet for over three weeks.
Many analysts believe Washington has stopped the attacks to avoid further inflaming anti-American fury in

CCOP to discuss equity linked instruments

ISLAMABAD – The sub committee of the Cabinet Committee on Privatisation (CCOP) will discuss the issue of launching equity linked instruments for state owned energy sector companies. The sub committee was formed on February 3 by CCOP for formulating recommendations for the issuance of convertible bonds of state owned entities (SOE), Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) and Pakistan State Oil (PSO) in international capital markets.
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