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PAKISTAN’S NUCLEAR WEAPONS: EIGHTEEN YEARS AFTER – I

PAKISTAN’S NUCLEAR WEAPONS: EIGHTEEN YEARS AFTER – I

RIZWAN ZEB Pakistan’s threat perception makes India its primary threat since 1947. When India started working on its nuclear programme, Pakistan for obvious reasons could not have ignored this development as it was to have dire consequences for Pakistan’s national security if countermeasures were not taken. The strongest advocate of Pakistan’s nuclear weapon programme was

How a Khairpur date is born and sold (In pictures)

Nadia Agha, DAWN: Pakistan is the sixth largest producer of dates in the world. Thanks to suitable climate conditions, Khairpur in Sindh occupies central place in the country’s date production. Agriculture is central to Khairpur’s economy and date production plays a vital role in providing people with sustainable livelihoods.

Pakistan opener Javeria Khan discharged after bouncer incident

NEW DELHI: Javeria Khan, who opens the batting for the Pakistan women’s team, has been released from hospital after being hit on the jaw by a bouncer in Wednesday’s World Twenty20 match against West Indies in Chennai. “She has been discharged with a fractured thumb but we are still waiting for the medical report,” team

Lahore Literary festival to kick off on Feb 19

LAHORE: The fourth edition of the three-day Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) will start from Feb 19. “This year’s three-day, free and open-to-public event will feature some of the most insightful voices from home and abroad in rewarding, thought-provoking discussions on literature and arts,” said Razi Ahmed, founder and chief executive officer of the LLF, in

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