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INDIA-PAKISTAN HOLD INDUS WATER COMMISSION TALKS AFTER TWO YEARS

AYESHA L. SETHI

NEW DELHI: After a gap of almost two years owing to bilateral tensions stemming from the Uri attack, officials from India and Pakistan met today in Islamabad for a two-day Indus Water Commission meeting. The talks come as Pakistan ..

THE THREE ARE ALTAF HUSSAIN, NAWAZ SHARIF AND ASIF ZARDARI

HUMAYUN GAUHAR

The chessboard represents our odious status quo created by our man eating political system; the pieces are the beneficiaries of the system and their minions. They drag the country down and deny the people their rights and pull them down increasing ..

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PAKISTAN ROPES IN FACEBOOK TO FIGHT 'BLASPHEMY'

GAYETI SINGH

NEW DELHI: Pakistan has asked Facebook to look into so-called “blasphemous” content posted by Pakistanis on the social media platform. The Interior Ministry says that Facebook has agreed to send a team to Pakistan to l ..

CHINA NEEDS TO BE MORE INVESTED IN NEPAL

ARUN BUDHATHOKI

KATHMANDU: China has long been a special friend of Nepal. These two nations have maintained a cordial and sound relationship with each other for decades. In fact,

Nepal strictly follows the One-China policy and do ..

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RUSSIA KEEPS PAKISTAN DE-HYPHENATED FROM INDIA EVEN AS IT REACHES OUT

FAHD HUMAYUN

MOSCOW: As Islamabad grapples with the uncertainties of a new Trump administration, a recent timeline of Russian advances to Pakistan is not inconsequential.

In 2016 both sides reaching a price accord on a $2 bill ..

SRI LANKA DRAGS ITS FEET ON REHABILITATION OF WAR VICTIMS

JEHAN PERERA

COLOMBO: The weekend after the opening session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, I went to the public library to exchange books. While standing in line to return the borrowed books, I was approached by one of the other li ..

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