Dawn (Pakistan)

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Painting a colourful portrait of a young girl with books in her arms and a message advocating female education, truck artist Hayat Khan says he now finds satisfaction in his work.

WASHINGTON (Dawn/ANN) - While calling recent meetings between United States officials and the new Pakistani government useful, acting Deputy Secretary of State Henry Ensher said the US would continue to apply pressure to Pakistan until Islamabad changed its policy towards regional peace and stability in Afghanistan. 

KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - Economic growth is not an end in itself; it is important because it allows people to have better lives.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Pakistan is compliant in more than 50 per cent of the recommendations given by FATF experts' delegation.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) -  The federal cabinet of Pakistan ordered renegotiation of ‘non-transparent’ contracts of the previous government with LNG terminal operators, beginning of sugarcane crushing latest by Nov 15 and closure of the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (Erra). 

KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - ​Pakistan desperately requires foreign exchange inflows to cap the rising current account deficit.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - A high-profile committee constituted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan has pointed out “insufficient commitment and patchy management” in the country's education sector and recommended several measures including the declaration of an education emergency in the country.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - ​One way to dismantle the ‘leftover’ label in China, and the treatment of women as ‘leftovers’ in Pakistan, may well be a delegation of the two, such that they could see the similarities in the struggle before them. 

LAHORE (Dawn/ANN) - ​Imran Ali, who was convicted for the rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab Amin in Kasur earlier this year, was hanged to death in the early hours of Wednesday in Pakistan.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - ​​Pakistan’s formula for economic growth is as flawed as it gets: borrow foreign currency-denominated loans, build some large-scale infrastructure, get a minor growth spurt in the process, and wait until this growth spurt fades so we can repeat the process again.