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Indo-Pak journalists call for resumption of bilateral dialogue

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ISLAMABAD: Journalists from India and Pakistan at the 17th Chaophraya Dialogue on Thursday welcomed the recent meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Paris on the sidelines of the UN Conference on Climate Change, and expressed the hope that this could lead to a revival of bilateral dialogue. They […]

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Growing bonhomie: FO quells Indian media concerns over China ties

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday said its increased engagement with China would contribute towards stability in the region, rejecting concerns being raised in the Indian media about the outcome of recent visit by the Chinese President. “We conduct our relations with other countries on the basis of mutual interests. The Chinese engagement with Pakistan, and in […]

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Impact on the environment

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Sir: This refers to the news item, ‘Experts for revival of climate change ministry’, published in your esteemed and popular paper (Daily Times, January 7, 2014). Besides the use of an enormous amount of coal, fast increasing traffic density is the other substantial contributing factor to air pollution and the resulting increase in fog duration/intensity […]

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Swat Summer Festival to promote tourism: Khetran

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KALAM: Managing Director of Pakistan Tourism Development Cooperation (PTDC) Mir Shahjahan Khetran has said that Swat Summer Festival would help promote tourism and project soft image of the country. “Holding of such events would create a positive impression about Pakistan that would be carried forward by the tourists, particularly those coming from abroad,” he said […]

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SAFMA Amritsar-Lahore Declaration

We, the journalists from eight member countries of SAARC, having met at SAFMA’s 8th South Asian Free Media Conference on: “A vision for South Asia and union: Opening minds, opening borders”, in Amritsar on 6 January and Lahore on 8-9 January 2013, underlining the historical, cultural, social and economic ties across South Asian borders, and […]

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