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Pakistan general election proposed on July 25-27

Pakistan's Election Commission on Monday recommended holding general election in the country between July 25 and 27.

A Legacy of Deficits

The odds that the PML-N was going to be remembered for having contributed meaningfully to Pakistan’s foreign policy and reputation-building abroad were never high to begin with. But Nawaz Sharif’s latest blunder on India has only resurrected the ghosts of his party’s gross mishandling of foreign policy. Three performance deficits stand out.

Pakistan to hold expo on agricultural products in Lahore

The agriculture department of Pakistan's Punjab province will hold a two-day Agri Expo 2018 at the Expo Centre in the eastern city of Lahore on June 23.

Pakistan tests 1st metro train in Lahore under CPEC

Pakistan on Wednesday made a test run of its first metro train service in Lahore, the capital of the country's eastern Punjab province, from Dera Gujran to Lakshmi Chowk on a 12-km portion of the total 27.1-km route.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,


IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain i...