Ismat Sabir Recently the government has increased POL prices, commenting on it the Karachi-based Traders' Alliance demanded reversal of POL prices hike. The traders' alliance totally rejected petroleum price hike, said that the exorbitant raise would bring the storm of inflation in the country. Actually it is like dropping a...
Special Report KARACHI: Renowned Journalist, Author, Columnist and Ex-Provincial Information Minister of Sindh Agha Masood Hussain has joined The Financial Daily International (TFD) as Editor. He is winner of various National and International Awards due to his honesty towards his professionalism including a Gold Medal by FPCCI awarded to him...
Turkey witnessed the bloodiest coup attempt in its political history on July 15, 2016, when a section of the Turkish military launched a coordinated operation in several major cities to topple the government and unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Soldiers and tanks took to the streets and a number of...
J. Choudhry Turkey is observing 2nd anniversary of failed coup on July 15, 2018, to commemorate the sacrifices of the Turkish people who foiled the coup. On July 15, 2016, the Turkish military launched a coup against the Turkish President Recep Tayyab Erdogan, but the masses of the country came...
Dr. Jafar Haq-Panaah IP PIPELINE AND THE ISSUE OF ENERGY SECURITY The issue of energy security happens to be a part of the energy policy of the countries and has been the main point of concern for the government officials while signing and executing agreements for purchase of energy like oil...
Helen Murphy & Luis Jaime Acosta When President Juan Manuel Santos and leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia shook hands to end a half-century war, residents of towns like Tumaco were supposed to be relieved. Nineteen months later, people in this gritty port on the Pacific are anything but. True,...
Dmitry Zhdannikov Last October, at the height of a political crisis in Iraq's Kurdistan region, a letter arrived at the Iraqi oil ministry in Baghdad from Igor Sechin, head of Kremlin oil major Rosneft (ROSN.MM). The Baghdad government was showing a "lack of constructive position and interest" about Rosneft's offer to...
Lawrence Delevingne & John Tilak Canadian financier Newton Glassman has long told his private equity firm's clients that his big bet on casinos would yield a financial jackpot. Others haven't been so sure. At the end of 2011, a year after Glassman's Catalyst Capital Group Inc took control of Gateway Casinos &...
BEIJING: The National People's Congress (NPC) meeting kicked off here Monday. For the next two weeks, more than 2,100 national political advisors and about 3,000 legislators will move on to pass major bills, approve the budget and endorse personnel nominations. As top social and independent think tank in China,...
Maggie Fick She was christened Samantha, but her delighted Kenyan parents quickly nicknamed their tiny daughter "Pendo," which in KiSwahili means "Love." Six months later, in August 2017, Pendo was lying in her mother's arms at their one-room home in the western city of Kisumu when Kenyan police burst in. The...
Muhammad Arif On 06 February, 2018, Karachi Editors Club (KEC) arranged a seminar on USA, India and Israel Triangle Alliance: Threat or Challenge at Beach Luxury Hotel Karachi which was participated by Idea was fine as on this subject a lot of confusion exist among people of Pakistan. Various intellectuals, dignitaries...