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    Diamer-Basha Dam: engineering design, tender documents of project completed

    Diamer-Basha Dam: engineering design, tender documents of project completed LAHORE (July 01 2008): Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Shakeel Durrani has said that the detailed engineering design and tender documents of the multi-purpose Diamer-Basha Dam project had been...
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    Pakistan in tree planting record

    Pakistan in tree planting record A team of volunteers in Pakistan has set a new world record by planting more than half a million trees in one day. Guinness World Records confirmed that 541,176 trees had been planted in the southern province of Sindh on 15 July. Some 300 volunteers...
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    India and Pakistan Agree to Fight Terror Together

    India and Pakistan Agree to Fight Terror Together Khaled Desouki/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Yousaf Raza Gilani, Pakistan's prime minister, met with Manmohan Singh, his Indian counterpart, in Egypt on Thursday on the sidelines of the Non-Aligned Movement summit meeting in Sharm...
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    Friendship with USA proves injurious and costly

    Friendship with USA proves injurious and costly Tuesday July 14, 2009 During the Cold War, Pakistan stood aside USA as its most allied ally while India stood in the opposite camp with Soviet Union and opposed American policies. When the time came to reward Pakistan for its consistent...
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    Sri Lanka cancels $200m China, Pakistan weapons purchase

    Sri Lanka cancels $200m China, Pakistan weapons purchase * Chief of defence staff says order cancelled due to end of conflict COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has cancelled a $200 million purchase of ammunition from Pakistan and China after the end of its war with the Tamil Tigers, the island nation's...
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    Discussions on closer economic cooperation: Medvedev, Karzai, Zardari to meet this m

    Discussions on closer economic cooperation: Medvedev, Karzai, Zardari to meet this month DUSHANBE (July 15 2009): The leaders of Russia, Afghanistan and Pakistan are scheduled to meet in the Tajik capital Dushanbe later this month in an effort to boost regional co-operation, the Tajik...
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    'Pakistan should ask India to provide transit trade route'

    'Pakistan should ask India to provide transit trade route' ISLAMABAD (July 14 2009): Pakistan should ask India to provide her the facility for transit trade with Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan, as Pakistan has agreed to provide India similar relaxation regarding trade with Afghanistan, said...
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    Time for Baitullah Mehsud to give up militancy

    Time for Baitullah Mehsud to give up militancy Friday July 10, 2009 Madrassa educated Baitullah belong to Shadikhel Mehsud in South Waziristan but he was born in Lakki Marwat and was brought up in Bannu where he had also performed as Imam Masjid in a village of Janikhels in Bannu...
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    Water Grabber India & Nuclear War

    Water Grabber India & Nuclear War Part- I Friday July 10, 2009 Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nation mentioned in his report that rural poverty and food insecurity has been intensified and is showing downward trend all over the world. Developing countries...
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    US drones and national interest

    US drones and national interest EDITORIAL (July 09 2009): The drone attack on Baitullah Mehsud's stronghold on Tuesday that reportedly killed 16 militants, including three Uzbeks, was not very different from the previous strikes, except for a significant perceptional nuance: both Pakistan...
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    Surge in India's defence outlay: cause of concern

    Surge in India's defence outlay: cause of concern EDITORIAL (July 10 2009): The Indian budget for 2009-10 has created much furore in the Pakistani press. The reason is the Congress (I) government's decision to increase its outlay on defence by a hefty 24 percent. This, understandably, must...
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    Russia becomes party to Afghan conflict

    Russia becomes party to Afghan conflict EDITORIAL (July 10 2009): Twenty years after a humiliating defeat in Afghanistan, Moscow is once again looking in that direction; this times as an ally of its erstwhile tormentor, the United States. Under an agreement signed at the Kremlin during...
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    Coastal areas of Pakistan at Tsunami risk: study

    Coastal areas of Pakistan at Tsunami risk: study * Disaster Management Authority plans emergency response drills in coastal areas By Irfan Ghauri ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is among countries whose coastal areas are at risk from both local and regional tsunamis, a study provided by the...
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    Swat, Malakand reconstruction to cost billions: UN

    Swat, Malakand reconstruction to cost billions: UN * Official says only 42% of total amount required for IDPs received * Says security situation needs to be acceptable before IDPs return ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s reconstruction efforts in Swat and Malakand division after the military...
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    What's for dinner today?

    I cooked dinner for a few friends tonight and had a great time. We discussed good ole days when we used to live in Pakistan and enjoyed mom's cooking or some dishes in so many great restaurants. So tell me what you had for dinner tonight and who cooked it. :pop:
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    China MCC may invest $2.2bn in PSM

    China MCC may invest $2.2bn in PSM Friday, July 10, 2009 ISLAMABAD: China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC) has shown interest in investing $2.2 billion for the expansion and revamping of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM). A twelve member delegation of MCC headed by Huan, met here on...
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    Hurrah for the Sialkot Businessmen

    Hurrah for the Sialkot Businessmen EDITORIAL (July 08 2009): The businessmen of Sialkot appear to be a different breed. While business organisations at other centres continue to moan about the government's apathy to provide them various kinds of incentives, they are determined to prove that...
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    Pakistan and the dream of ecological cities

    Pakistan and the dream of ecological cities EDITORIAL (July 05 2009): Exciting, indeed, it will be for many an economic planner in the Third World countries, such as Pakistan, to learn that the World Bank has launched a programme, belatedly though, to help cities in developing countries...
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    Global Enabling Trade Report 2009: Pakistan 100th among 121 countries

    Global Enabling Trade Report 2009: Pakistan 100th among 121 countries ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been ranked 100 among 121 world economies featured in ‘The Global Enabling Trade Report 2009’– a drop of 16 places. Pakistan’s neighbors secured slightly better positions even though their ranking...
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    Russia, China to push global currency at G8 summit

    Russia, China to push global currency at G8 summit Wednesday, July 08, 2009 ROME: China, Russia and Brazil will use this week’s G8 summit in Italy to push their view that the world needs to start seeking a new global reserve currency as an alternative to the dollar, officials said on...

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