Thursday, 16 August 2018

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Mike Pompeo warns against IMF bailout for Pakistan

NEW YORK: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that any potential International Monetary Fund bailout for Pakistan’s new government should not provide funds to pay off Chinese lenders. In an interview with CNBC television, Pompeo said the United Statekhs looked forward to engagement with the government of Pakistan’s expected ...

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New Zealand declines Pakistan’s invitation for T20 series

WELLINGTON: New Zealand has turned down Pakistan’s invitation to play a bilateral series in the country this year. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairperson Najam Sethi had sent letters to New Zealand Cricket and Cricket Australia, inviting the teams to play three-match T20 series in Pakistan. The Blackcaps will tour the ...

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Pakistan favourites to win Asia Cup 2018, says Asad Shafiq

KARACHI: Middle-order batsman Asad Shafiq on Sunday said that Pakistan were favourites to win the Asia Cup 2018, which will be played later this year in September. Speaking to media in Karachi, Shafiq said that the team’s recent form has been remarkable and that the players are full of confidence. ...

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China agrees to give $2 billion loan to Pakistan

FILE PHOTO: Bundles of banknotes of U.S. Dollar are pictured at a currency exchange shop in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File Photo

REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File Photo BEIJING:In a major development, China has agreed to immediately give a $2 billion loan to Pakistan, a move meant to arrest the sliding official foreign currency reserves and provide much-needed breathing space to the new government. The $2 billion loan will be categorised as an “official ...

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Laraib Atta working in ‘Mission Impossible’

HOLLYWOOD movie ‘Mission Impossible’ is world-widely watched with full excitement and entertainment. Once again, Pakistan’s first and youngest female visual effects artist in Hollywood, Laraib Atta has played an important part in Tom Cruise starrer movie. Laraib, the daughter of legendary singer Attaullah Khan Niazi Esakhelvi, has worked on blockbuster Hollywood ...

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Pakistan, India to face off in Asia Cup clash

Pakistan, India DUBAI: Pakistan and India will face off in Dubai after drawing the same group for this year´s Asia Cup, the International Cricket Council announced. India suspended bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan after the 2008 Mumbai attacks but the two teams continue to play each other in international tournaments, ...

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Pak polls ‘stolen’, results ‘tainted’: Nawaz Sharif

In his first reaction over the general election results, Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has alleged that the polls had been “stolen” and warned that the “tainted and dubious results would cast a “bad impact” on the country’s politics. Talking to visitors in Adiala Jail on Thursday, the ...

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Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor praises Imran’s speech

BOLLYWOOD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has blown away the social media with his speeches and plans for his upcoming tenure. With his recent speech reaching out to India, Rishi Kapoor applauds the PTI chairman for his ideologies and thoughts about Indo-Pak relations in his first address to the ...

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