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News Pakistan » People: China is pumping cash into Pakistan, but that might not convince other foreign investors

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/19/china-and-pakistans-belt-and-road-plan-might-not-convince-other-investors.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

China proved to be a real friend' Pakistan has long been left out in the cold by investors, having struggled to attract funding since the 9/11 terrorist attack of 2001, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said Wednesday. "The people of Pakistan believe that ...

News Pakistan » People: 40 trans people joined the Boy Scouts in Pakistan for the first time

News channel or source: http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/02/20/40-trans-people-joined-the-boy-scouts-in-pakistan-for-the-first-time/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

A group of 40 transgender people have joined the Boy Scouts in Pakistan for the first time. The group of trans activists made history in the country biggest group, which is based in Karachi, when they took their Scouts’ oath last week.  It was the ...

News Pakistan » People: Swat people up against Pakistani army

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096485484/Swat-people-up-against-Pakistani-army
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Hundreds of hundreds of Pashtun masses in Swat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa staged a big demonstration in Khwazakhela against the security forces of Pakistan, calling on Islamabad to quit its ...

News Pakistan » People: Has Pakistan Declared China’s Mandarin an Official Language?

News channel or source: http://www.india.com/news/world/pakistan-ignores-native-languages-declares-chinas-mandarin-an-official-language-to-deepen-islamabad-beijing-ties-2903658/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

However, it has now been clarified that no such motion has been passed by Pakistan Senate. The move, which had not been taken, was slammed as much as it has been welcomed by the people of the country. Pakistan’s Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani ...

News Pakistan » People: Pakistan's Imran Khan ties knot to 'spiritual adviser' in third marriage

News channel or source: https://bdnews24.com/people/2018/02/19/pakistan-s-imran-khan-ties-knot-to-spiritual-adviser-in-third-marriage
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Khan, who captained the Pakistan team when it won the Cricket World Cup in 1992 ... as well as local media in the deeply conservative Muslim nation of 208 million people. “Many congratulations @ImranKhanPTI. May Allah bless your future life with lots ...

News Pakistan » People: China woos Pakistan militants to secure Belt and Road projects

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/063ce350-1099-11e8-8cb6-b9ccc4c4dbbb
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

... in an effort to protect the $60bn worth of infrastructure projects it is financing as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Three people with knowledge of the talks told the Financial Times that Beijing had been in direct contact with ...

News Pakistan » People: Pakistan’s development by-product of China’s global integration

News channel or source: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1638457/2-pakistans-development-product-chinas-global-integration/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Joseph Nye’s concept of ‘soft power’ is most applicable to China today – winning hearts and minds, people and communities through an interwoven route, the Silk Road. Pakistan has embraced the historic Initiative wholeheartedly. The China-Pakistan ...

News Pakistan » People: Balochistan: Eight People Enforcedly Disappeared at the Hands of Pakistani Forces

News channel or source: http://unpo.org/article/20633
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The unwarranted and illegal instrument of enforced disappearances continues to be used in Balochistan unabated. Last week, [14-16 February], eight individuals were abducted in areas including Punjgor, Kech and Tump. The use of enforced disappearance by ...

News Pakistan » People: Uncovering People’s Movements in Pakistan

News channel or source: https://thewire.in/223811/peoples-movements-pakistan/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Speaking at the launch of the book, Siddharth Varadarajan, founder editor of The Wire, said the book is not a linear narrative, but a layered and tough read. That’s where the merit of the book lies. The author opens up a part of Pakistan that is mostly ...