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ECO train a permanent feature: Railways

ECO train a permanent feature: Railways

LAHORE – The Pakistan Railways administration has said that the Gul Express, ECO container train, between Pakistan and Turkey via Iran, has become a permanent feature as it promotes regional and international trade links.
While contradicting a news item published in a local paper, PR Director Public Relations Mohsin Yousuf, in a press statement on Saturday, said the train had become a monthly service since August 2010 and runs on first Thursday of each month between Pakistan and

Finding permanent dumping site becomes challenge for CDA

ISLAMABAD – After the removal of encroachments by the Capital Development Authority (CDA), the civic body is facing another challenge to find permanent dumping site in the federal capital. As per details, the federal capital, with a population of about 1.5 million, generates almost 600 to 700 tons of garbage a day but there is no permanent dumping site to dispose this huge amount of garbage.
The CDA is struggling to introduce an effective and modern system of waste management on

Basque separatists ETA call permanent ceasefire

MADRID – Basque separatist group ETA called a permanent ceasefire on Monday, Basque regional newspaper Gara said on its website, three months after the weakened group announced a halt to armed attacks.
The group, which has killed more than 850 people in half a century of armed struggle for an independent state in northern Spain and southwest France, has been crippled by arrests and a rise in support among Basques for legal politics. “ETA has decided to declare a permanent and

Pakistan not vying for a permanent UN seat, NA told

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday informed the National Assembly that in contrast to India’s demand to allocate it a permanent membership in the UN Security Council, Pakistan is not vying for the slot at all.
“Let me say at the outset that Pakistan is not seeking permanent membership of the UN Security Council,” said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in a written reply to a question raised by Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) Member

No permanent address for Pinto

Mumbai-born actress Freida Pinto, who shot to fame after starring in the Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire”, says she doesn’t have a permanent address and has been living out on the three suitcases for the past two years.
“I’d like to say I live somewhere, but right now I’m all over the world with my three suitcases that I’ve been carrying with me for two years. I just keep changing the clothes in the bags.”
“Literally, I have no fixed address. I call Bombay my home, but I

Obama backs India for permanent UNSC seat

NEW DELHI: US President Barack Obama on Monday backed India for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council, recognising its rise as a great power in a significant victory for New Delhi’s foreign policy.
“The just and sustainable international order that America seeks includes a United Nations that is efficient, effective, credible and legitimate,” Obama said in a speech to Indian parliament.
“That is why I can say today – in the years ahead, I look forward to a