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By Shafique Ahmed Shafique Book’s Name:Bahr-e- Khoon Author’s name:Kawish Umer Compiler:Yousuf Raahi Chatgami, Publishers:Rabita Priters, 2nd Flr, Plot 71/C, 24Th Commercial Street,Tauheed Commercial Area, Phase 5,DHAKarachi. Pages :217 Price:Rs.  200/- Kawish Umer was one of the most senior poets, writers as

NATO chief sees new U.S. missile deployments in Europe as unlikely

By Robin Emmott NATO’s top official on Wednesday blamed Russia for breaching a landmark nuclear arms pact that Washington is talking about quitting, but said he did not believe the Russian threat would lead to new deployments of U.S. missiles

Rafale cocktail continues to fox US

The Government and the Opposition have been on the warpath over the acquisition of Rafale fighters and this is not going to end anytime soon, making it a potent poll plank By Ashoack K Mehta The dogfight between the Government

Sanctions 2.0:Tightening the noose, but around whom?

By Andrew Korybko The US’ new sanctions against Iran, Turkey, and, Russia appear to be coordinated and designed to tighten the noose around Eurasia but risk backfiring by sending American interests to the gallows instead. The US’ new sanctions against

You might soon see this Chinese fighter all over Africa & Latin America

Especially in Africa and Latin America By Sebastien Roblin Lying a high-performance jet fighter is a physically and mentally demanding skill that requires a lot of practicebut each hour flying a warplane can cost tens of thousands of dollars in

UK government review backs subsidies for mini nuclear plants

By Susanna Twidale Britain should offer developers of mini nuclear plants subsidies similar to those made available to the offshore wind industry, an independent review commissioned by the government said. Britain needs to invest in new power generating capacity to

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By Shafique Ahmed Shafique  Nambe of Book :Raushni Chahiye (Collection of Short  stories) Author:Prof. Shahnaz Perveen Publishers:Rang-e-Adab Publications, Urdu Bazar, Karachi. Pages:160 Price:Rs. 500/- An educationist, seasoned writer and researcher Prof. Shahnaz Perveen having three books to her credit adds

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Book Name:Saray Bazar Me Raqsaan Author:Asim Anjum Publisher:Media Graphisc, A-997, Sector 11-A, North Karachi. Pages:224 Price:Rs. 450/- Nasim Anjum: A veteran fiction writer, literary critic-cum researcher, playwright, short story writer, editor of monthly “Chand Gari”, sub-editor of “Sports International as

US – Russia – China triangle in flux, again

In a conversation with the Financial Times last week, Henry Kissinger made a highly significant remark about President Donald Trump’s attempt to improve the United States’ relations with Russia. The conversation took place in the backdrop of the Helsinki summit

Israel passes controversial ‘Jewish nation-state’ law

Law defines the country as Jewish homeland, further marginalising 1.8 million Palestinian citizens of Israel. The legislation becomes part of the country’s basic laws, which serve as a de facto constitution Israel’s parliament on Thursday adopted a law defining the