Date archive forOctober, 2018
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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#Iranian #Port Project Poses a Dilemma for #U.S. – #Chabahar facility is the type of project #Washington aims to curb, but doing so would hinder efforts to bolster #India and #Afghanistan

A port being developed in the southern Iranian city of Chabahar underscores some of the dilemmas U.S. policy makers face in implementing sanctions against Tehran. Strategically located on the Gulf of Oman and More...

Pakistan remittances may hit $22 billion in 2018-19
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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#Pakistan #remittances may hit $22 billion in 2018-19 – Over 8 million overseas Pakistanis may send record money home

Pakistan is expected to receive remittances worth a record $22 billion in financial year 2018-19 as the government has offered an incentive package to overseas workers to attract more money through official banking More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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#Pakistan #Citizen #Portal: Prime Minister #Imran #Khan’s new tool against corruption – The portal allows citizens to lodge complaint even through #smartphone #app

By Kaswar Klasra Pakistan’s newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan is setting new trends in the country’s politics, especially by going all out to root out deep-rooted corruption. As promised, his politics More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Mohammed bin #Salman Is the Next #Saddam Hussein – Years before Saddam became #Washington’s chief foe, he enjoyed significant support from the #UnitedStates and other Western countries. #MBS

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh on October 23, 2018. – Saudi Arabia is hosting the key investment summit overshadowed More...

#Bangladesh's imprisoned opposition leader #Khaleda Zia was handed another seven years in prison on Monday on corruption charges her supporters say are politically motivated to prevent her running in a general election.
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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#Bangladesh’s imprisoned opposition leader #Khaleda Zia was handed another seven years in prison on Monday on corruption charges her supporters say are politically motivated to prevent her running in a general election.

The jailed opposition’s lawyers say she needs specialist care, which she is currently being denied by the government Dhaka: Bangladesh’s imprisoned opposition leader Khaleda Zia was handed another seven More...

How #SaudiArabia Wins Friends - Amid the international uproar over Mr. #Khashoggi’s murder, #Saudi leaders pressed friendly and dependent #Muslim governments to publicly support the kingdom.
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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How #SaudiArabia Wins Friends – Amid the international uproar over Mr. #Khashoggi’s murder, #Saudi leaders pressed friendly and dependent #Muslim governments to publicly support the kingdom.

On Oct. 23, three days after Saudi Arabia admitted that its agents had killed the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, headlined a session at an economic conference in Riyadh More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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President #Rouhani’s cellphone tapped ‘recently’ – In recent years, the #US and #Israel have vowed to counter Tehran’s influence in the #MiddleEast. #Iran

An Iranian military official has revealed that President Hassan Rouhani’s mobile phone was tapped “recently”, without providing details on who was behind it or what information was obtained. The More...

China International Import Expo (CIIE), in Shanghai, China October 28, 2018
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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#China says leaders from 18 countries ranging from #Russia and #Pakistan to the tiny Cook Islands to participate in import #fair next week

A total of 18 countries’ leaders will be coming to next week’s major import expo in China’s commercial hub of Shanghai, the government said on Monday, ranging from Russia and Pakistan to the tiny Cook Islands, More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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How slippers are changing kids’ lives in #Pakistan

“THE JUTTI IS a uniquely symmetrical shoe. Our business model also reflects this symmetry through our pledge that what we make equals what we give.” ONE432 CEO Ammar Belal’s thinking on the charitable More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Encounters, civilian deaths keep Kashmir on boil

More and more ordinary Kashmiris come out in support of armed rebels as violence escalates and death toll rises. By Aijaz Nazir & Sameer Mushtaq A More...