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Govt’s new ‘Blue Economy’ policy to generate more employment: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, August 16: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday congratulated the Ministry of Maritime Affairs for finalising a new and dynamic ‘Blue Economy’ policy aimed at revitalizing the shipping sector, ARY News reported. Taking to Twitter, the prime minister said the new policy would help save valuable foreign exchange of …

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Miandad is our great star whose cerebral powers are dwarfed by the cricketing skills he had. We can’t afford to lose him to insanity. All neurologists are requested to take up his case. His sanity should be rescued before it is too late. 15 August, 2020 You can be be …

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The UAE makes peace with Israel’s war on the Palestinians

Why is Abu Dhabi rushing to appease the Netanyahu government? Al Jazeera Marwan Bishara After years of informal normalisation, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has finally reached a formal “peace agreement” with Israel that paves the way for a strategic relationship between the two countries under the auspices of the …

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India’s Military Modernization: A Risk to Strategic Equilibrium

Hassan Tahir In a bid to ascend the world stage, India is swiftly modernizing her military and upgrading the defense inventory. The recent induction of “Rafale”, French origin fighter in the Indian Air Force (IAF) and plans of acquiring the Russian S-400 air defense system are notable developments which indicates …

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Iran’s president says UAE made ‘huge mistake’ with Israel deal

The United Arab Emirates has made a “huge mistake” in reaching a deal toward normalising ties with Israel, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday in a speech furiously condemning what he called a betrayal by the Gulf state. The Iranian hardline daily Kayhan, whose editor-in-chief is appointed by Supreme …

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Nasser Hussain criticises ‘disgraceful’ delay in Southampton Test

Former England captain believes that there has been a lack of effort to get the game on, during the ongoing Test match between England and Pakistan in Southampton. Rain interruptions and bad light have meant that only 86 overs have been bowled over the course of first three days, with …

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Pakistan’s intelligence agencies foil major cyber-attack from India: Inter-Services Public Relations

– Pakistan army has further enhanced necessary measures to thwart such activities RAWALPINDI, August 12: Pakistan’s Intelligence Agencies have identified a major cyber-attack by Indian Intelligence Agencies involving a range of cyber crimes including deceitful fabrication by hacking personal mobiles and technical gadgets of government officials and military personnel. According …

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Govt to enhance the scope of Kamyab Jawan Programme by increasing the loan limit from Rs5 to Rs25 mln: Hafeez Sheikh

ISLAMABAD, August 12: The government has decided to enhance the scope of Kamyab Jawan Programme by increasing the maximum limit of loan from Rs5 million to Rs25 million. This was announced by Prime Minister’s Adviser on Finance Hafeez Sheikh along with Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar while addressing …

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Imran Khan forms committee to promote small and medium enterprises

ISLAMABAD, August 12: Prime Minister Imran Khan has formed a committee for the promotion of small and medium enterprises headed by Minister Industries Hammad Azhar. The committee will prepare proposals for the promotion of small and medium industries in the country. Moreover, a plan will be drawn up to alleviate …

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FM Qureshi, Uzbek FM Kamilov discuss bilateral matters and COVID-19

ISLAMABAD, August 12: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi Wednesday held a video call with Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov of Uzbekistan and discussed matters of mutual interest, including the COVID-19 pandemic, bilateral cooperation and the regional situation. According to a press release, the foreign minister underlined that Pakistan and Uzbekistan …

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