London mayor wishes to host IPL matches in his city

London Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to see Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni playing Indian Premier League games in the capital; Khan says, 'there are big, big cricket fans who are desperate to see IPL in London. Indians love London, London loves India, it's what I call a win-win'

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Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue, Industries and Production Muhammad Hammad Azhar Friday reiterated the government’s firm commitment to further...

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Authors argue that the government proposal to remove the RCET policy and offer DLTL scheme of rebates to exporters instead is a highly illogical policy that spoils their efforts undertaken for the past two-half years, which has led to an expansion and growth of the textile sector.

How Engineers, Designers and Architects fought the pandemic

The deadly virus brought forth ‘unlikely’ heroes from all nations. Engineering & construction companies worldwide – from China to Mexico to Turkey - stepped up to help their nations fight against the pandemic. These unsung heroes helped frontline health warriors by delivering high-quality prefab hospitals in rapid time. In Pakistan, the FWO rose to this challenge by building Pakistan’s first-ever designated prefabricated hospital. Isolation Hospital and Infections Treatment Center (IHITC), Islamabad, to tackle the COVID-19 cases, was built in a record time of 40 days -despite Margalla hills gift: unrelenting rains. With the arrival of the third-wave, more of these engineering marvels may be needed.

Afghan Peace enters a crucial phase: Challenges Ahead?

Senior diplomat argues that with a new administration in Washington, new challenges have arisen in Afghanistan’s already chaotic political landscape. Many major players have come forward posturing to take part in the revival of what is notoriously known as the “Graveyard of Nations.”

Have Muslims in India fallen prey to the caste system?

In its ‘2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices’ to the US Congress, the Department of State found India...

Debunking the Western myths about women in Islam

Women’s independence and rights is one of the most debated topics in the contemporary world. Women hold a significant...

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