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Russia, Pakistan sign MoU on gas pipeline from Iran

Russia and Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding on implementing a project to build an underwater gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan and India, the Russian Energy Ministry said in a statement Thursday.  

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Pakistan to launch observatory satellite

Pakistan is set to launch the indigenously developed PakTES-1A observatory satellite in July, the Foreign Ministry announced.

'Had Jinnah lived, Pakistan's political trajectory would have been different'

The Pakistan of today may have been "overwhelmed by unsavoury perceptions of it" but according to the country's leading cultural critic Nadeem F. Paracha, its founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was anticipating "a diverse country" where engagement between a Muslim majority and other faiths in various spheres would be able to construct a "dynamic" society and state.

China, Pakistan to produce movie on trade cooperation

Filmmakers from China and Pakistan have announced that they will jointly produce a movie on international trade cooperation.

SC orders Musharraf to return to Pakistan by June 14

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former President Pervez Musharraf to return to the country by Thursday as it delivered a withering rebuke for his continued absence from court.

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Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

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Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

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