Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan kills more than 100 militants after Sufi shrine attack

PAKISTAN killed more than 100 militants in a security crackdown following Thursday’s attack on a shrine that left at least 80 people dead. A suicide bomber blew himself up among devotees at the Sufi shrine in the town of Sehwan. Pakistan has reacted with raids across the country and by ...

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UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson condemns Sehwan blast

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Friday condemned the explosions in Pakistan and Iraq that killed 80 and 50 people respectively. Voicing his condemnation on a social networking website, the foreign secretary said his country stands with Pakistan and Iraq in the fight against terrorism. In this tweet, Johnson said, ...

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UK product house TESCO comes to Pakistan

KARACHI: The launch of Tesco Label products at Alpha Supermarkets in Pakistan was announced by the British High Commissioner Thomas Drew and Limestone Private Limited at the British Deputy High Commission in Karachi. According to a statement issued by British Deputy High Commission here on Wednesday, the Tesco PLC is ...

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Pakistan ahead of India in Economic Freedom Index: US think tank

WASHINGTON:  India ranked a dismal 143 in an annual index of economic freedom by a top American think tank, behind its several South Asian neighbours including Pakistan, as progress on market-oriented reforms has been “uneven”. The Heritage Foundation in its Index of Economic Freedom report said despite India sustaining an ...

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Mir takes five as Pakistan eases past Scotland

COLOMBO: A five-wicket haul from Sana Mir, the Pakistan captain, helped the team finish its group B commitments in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017 with a six-wicket win over Scotland. Pakistan, who had two wins from three matches going into this game on Monday (February 13) at the ...

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Sarfraz steps in, Azhar steps down as ODI captain

LAHORE: Azhar Ali has stepped down as Pakistan’s One-day International (ODI) cricket team captain and Sarfraz Ahmad will now take over as ODI captain. Azhar took this decision after a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan in Dubai. “Azhar met me Thursday and offered to step down ...

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Pakistan beat Bangladesh in women’s cricket World Cup qualifiers

DUBAI: After a disappointing start to their journey, Pakistan Women got themselves back on track as they defeated Bangladesh Women in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2017 match played at Dubai on Wednesday. After a defeat against South Africa Women, they made amends and dominated Bangladesh with an ...

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Pakistan blocks Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh movie ‘Raees’

NEW DELHI: New Indian blockbuster has been banned in Pakistan for allegedly misrepresenting Muslims. Bollywood megastar, Shah Rukh Khan, himself a Muslim, has millions of fans all around the world. But his new film “Raees,” about a bootlegger turned politician, has hit a roadblock with Pakistan’s censors. The movie – ...

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Lord Mayor of London visits Pakistan to boost trade ties

Andrew Parmley

LONDON: The Lord Mayor of London Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, recently visited Pakistan to strengthen trade links between London and Islamabad. Dr Parmley, met business and government leaders in Karachi and Islamabad, and discussed discussing how London can work more closely with Pakistan as it develops an international presence in ...

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