* Abdullah Hussain Haroon says it’s imperative to avoid ‘blame game’ after Mumbai attacks * Calls for efforts to help Pakistan defend itself, ‘stamp out threat to entire world’ * Says attacks aimed at defeating liberal, secular forces of India By Khalid Hasan WASHINGTON: Abdullah Hussain Haroon, Pakistan’s permanent UN […]
Part-1 By Dr Shahid Hasan Siddiqui The growth rate of the banking sector achieved during last few years is not sustainable. The era, in which low rate of returns to depositors, high banking spread and huge loan – loss provisions, will not last long. The bonanza of large remittances […]
The developing world, after undertaking hasty ‘trade liberalisations,’ facing social exclusion, economic inequality and declining skilled labour, managed sustainable growth. So the biggest question is how to have a balancing act between markets and governments? By Dr Noor Fatima
Prime Minister Gilani urgently worked the phones to get through his counterpart in Delhi. Manmohan Singh finally came on the line after two days. Without diplomatic niceties, Singh curmudgeonly ordered the director general of the ISI to appear before his premier intelligence agency RAW in Delhi. India’s wish was Pakistan’s […]
DG CDNS says if old investors want to benefit from new rates, they need to deposit service charges BY Khalid MustafaISLAMABAD: The government has increased the rates of profits on National Savings Schemes (NSS) effective from December 1, 2008.
By Daphne Barak LONDON: “President would love to see you” I was told a rainy Sunday afternoon in London. I went to see Musharraf. Frankly, I was as intrigued to see him as he was intrigued to see me. It is very known that the late Benazir Bhutto was like […]