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ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission Chairman Prof Dr Tariq Banuri on Tuesday urged the universities to prepare their students for challenges like climate change, water and energy scarcity, food insecurity, and waste accumulation. While addressing at National Workshop on GreenMetric...
US President Donald Trump says he is "very, very happy" because NATO members have pledged to increase defence spending to levels "never seen before", despite denials from allies such as France that additional pledges were made beyond previous targets. In a news...
ISLAMABAD – An accountability court handed a 10 year sentence and £8 million (Rs1.29 billion) to Pakistan’s former prime minister in a corruption reference pertaining to Sharif family’s Avenfield apartment in London, UK. In the 100-page decision, Accountability Judge Mohammad...
Cox's Bazar - Nearly one million Rohingya refugees are currently in refugee camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar. The majority are living in cramped conditions in the Kutupalong-Balukhali, the largest refugee camp in the world. More than 700,000 Rohingya have arrived since the Myanmar military launched a...
In a June 13 Washington Post article, former US ambassador to the UN Zalmay Khalilzad argued that the Trump administration's approach towards Iran - withdrawing from the nuclear deal and imposing crippling sanctions - has a reasonable chance of bringing its leadership...
“They didn’t say anything,” Ana Rivera told Jonathan Blitzer, a reporter for The New Yorker. “They just walked over and grabbed Jairo. It felt like my son was stuck to me. He clung to me, cried and screamed. They...
ISLAMABAD Pakistani atomic scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan is hailed as a national hero for transforming his country into the world’s first Islamic nuclear power but regarded by the West as a dangerous renegade responsible for smuggling technology to rogue states. Revered...
ISLAMABAD:  A report of Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) said that the water crisis has aggravated following the 18th Amendment due to which provinces have done little to address the water shortage. It is little known that the 18th Amendment...
1971 was a tragedy only for West Pakistan, the East celebrated it as a victory, thoughtless at that time that the real victor was only India. Callousness of General Ayub’s doctrine, ‘defence of the East lies in the West’ is...
Seven decades after the Partition and the unlawful accession of Kashmir to India, a lot has come to pass in both Pakistan and the disputed Himalayan territory administered by India. Time has only served to make the Kashmir dispute...