Stories for: Anwar Iqbal

Govt to seek national consensus on action against Taliban if talks fail

Govt will seek a national consensus on what action to take against Taliban if talks with the TTP failed, said Dar.

Imagine telling the Taliban a woman could lead you to God

If secular ideologies have failed, political Islam has not had a resounding success either.

New govt to offer fresh opportunity for peace process, says ex-envoy

Successful holding of elections in Afghanistan is a promising beginning, said Maleeha Lodhi, former envoy to US, UK.

Pakistan to become eligible for IBRD loans

Pakistan is soon expected to become eligible for loans from IBRD, which would enable it to undertake major projects.

IFC to help Pakistan offset effects of Disney ban

The IFC official told Dar that the organisation also wanted to establish an international Pak Rupee programme.

US, Pakistan review plan to expand trade, investment

US and Pakistan have held initial discussions on a joint plan to expand trade and investment flows over next five years.

800 sq miles of Afghan area littered with US explosives: WP

WASHINGTON: The US military will leave behind about 800 square miles of land littered with undetonated grenades,...

Pak Eurobond gets positive response

Finance Ministry said that a positive response to Pakistan’s Eurobond enabled govt to raise $1 billion for five years.

Kerry rules out Palestinians recognition of Israel as Jewish state

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that the Palestinian Authority could not yet recognise...

US panel approves Malala scholarship programme

The proposed legislation now goes for a vote by the full House of Representatives.

1,000 minority girls forced in marriage every year: report

An estimated 1,000 Christian and Hindu women are forced to convert and marry Muslim men in Pakistan every year.

Obama offers to continue partnership with Karzai’s successor

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has offered to continue America’s partnership with the new Afghan government...

Can you forgive a mortal enemy for her?

“There will be forgiveness for who seek forgiveness. And revenge for who seek revenge; but revenge knows no end.”

It is still safe to smile

“Teach our son the sign language,” the father said to his wife. “Having a mother tongue compromises his neutrality.”

Report about ISI having protected Osama rejected

NYT story says Musharraf and Shuja Pasha knew of Al Qaeda chief’s presence in Abbottabad and plan to assassinate Benazir

Minds go wild in determining fate of missing plane

WASHINGTON: The Malaysian prime minister’s telephone to his Pakistani counterpart on Tuesday, seeking help to ...

US Navy Seals free oil tanker from pirates

WASHINGTON: US Navy Seals have rescued a hijacked oil tanker and freed 21 crew members, including six Pakistanis,...

Her unfinished shawl covered the world in warm comfort

"Their honour is always tied to a woman’s body because it gives them the freedom to flaunt their manliness.”

Pakistan has largest number of ‘prisoners of belief’

WASHINGTON: In Pakistan, 14 individuals are currently on death row on blasphemy convictions and 19 are serving life...

Stay in Afghanistan: US general’s plea echoes in empty galleries

WASHINGTON: A US general's appeal for maintaining military engagement in Afghanistan echoed in empty galleries ...

Opinion

A reign of fear

Auction mania

Two sides of one coin

New status for TTP?

Editorial

Too much for too little

The name of the game

Roles reversed

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