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Talking to a delegation from China (Lahore, Sept 18), Afridi said, Pakistan direly needs establishing large numbers of SEZs to tackle economic challenges faced by the country.
In a very competitive Western Conference battle, the Grizzlies direly needs a star who has the ability to knock down jumpers and spread opposing defense pretty well.
A greater understanding amongst the business communities of Pakistan and the United States is direly needed to further strengthen the trade and economic relations.
The device also features clear, two-way communication between the camera and monitor, allowing parents to talk direly to the child from a different room.
In a sermon after heading a prayer ceremony to lay the foundation stone of the Greek Orthodox Saint Elie Church and hall in the town of Nahriyeh, Mansour urged Christians to hold on to their lands "like they cling to a free and honorable life and the culture of [sectarian] coexistence which we direly need today in order to prove to ourselves that we are capable of building our country and ourselves with unity, partnership and real love.
At around the same time the ERSI was direly warning 1,000 young people are leaving the country each week and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
We, in the West, direly need the wisdom of Islam to rid our countries from rampant delinquency and crime.
The PCB is grovelling around Yousuf as if he is a very great batsman and the team direly need his services right now.
Islamabad Outgoing finance minister Shaukat Tarin said on Thursday he had resigned in order to revert to his banking business that direly needed injection of capital.
Everything from why Dorothy wants so direly to escape a cheerful fantasy world to the role of Toto is discussed in a fascinating way.
They bring the bad news that humanity will have to muddle through with the conceptual materials it already has to hand; they advocate a voluntary moratorium on many of the debates that take up time and energy that are direly needed on the front lines.
A championship is coming, and Marguerite direly wants to compete--but life seems to object to her getting to do so.
A Clean Street's a Happy Street: A Bronx Memoir" is James McSherry's tale of growing up in one of the roughest places in America, and his challenge to keep his faith in life through all the hardships of a sick mother, am abusive, abandoning father, and having to grow up direly poor with little relief.
A stern young school teacher in the Garjal mountains struggles with a leaking roof to teach pupils from direly poor families.
In coordination with Great Britain, India and other partners, our security assistance will provide direly needed small arms, equipment and training to enable the Royal Napal Army to counter the Maoist military threat.