The State Department when asked about it, said that each country can have only one ambassador in Washington and since in Pakistan’s case, there already existed one in the person of Husain Haqqani, a second ambassador, roving, at-large or whatever was ruled out
By Aakar Patel Despite being in the land of Kama Sutra — which few have read — Indians have no polite word for sex. Drawing-room conversation on the subject is couched in allusion. The middle class lean on English to express themselves, but cannot do it in their mother tongue.
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) classifies foreign exchange reserves into two categories: net reserves with the SBP and net reserves with banks. For the record, over the past 10 months or so, net reserves with the SBP have gone down by some $10 billion while net reserves with banks […]
By Tariq Butt ISLAMABAD: Top PML-Q leaders have warned former president Pervez Musharraf not to push them to a point where they have to join those demanding his open trial for abrogating the Constitution. “Some key political forces, particularly the PML-N, are repeatedly stressing that you should be tried for […]
By Ikram Hoti ISLAMABAD: The IMF deal will bring the consumers, subscribers and provincial governments on a collision course after its hidden conditions will be revealed. The major controversy is about the interest rate to be paid by Pakistan. The standby facility being offered is said to be the highest […]
WASHINGTON: US intelligence officials are concerned the current financial crisis could weaken pro-Western governments around the world and diminish the US government’s ability to respond to new security threats, the Washington Post reported Saturday.