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GE hosts ‘Transforming Power’ event to unlock the Future of Energy

GE hosts ‘Transforming Power’ event to unlock the Future of Energy

More than 200 energy experts attended the Energy Expo in Dubai ‘Transforming Power’ conference hosted by General Electric (GE) brought together more than 200 global and regional energy sector experts in Dubai on Monday, October 16, 2017. The conference was held to share experiences of industry-leading projects from around the world, identify the next generation of solutions to boost power ... Read More »

Pakistan Property Show 2017 to be held in Dubai on October 20-21

Pakistan property expo Dubai

Around 50 property dealers to showcase projects in first ever real estate exhibition Pakistan Property Show organized by Zameen.com is lining up more than 50 exhibitors, showcasing a wide array of realty investment options at Za’abeel Hall 5 of the Dubai World Trade Centre. Zameen.com is globally renowned amongst the Pakistani diaspora for providing high-quality real estate options online, and ... Read More »

Japan beefing up India’s defence, nuclear programmes

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Japan also supports India’s nuclear programme ISLAMABAD (PPA) – Japan once a peace-advocating country is fast growing into a defence and nuclear projects supporting country for India. According to report reaching here, Japanese defence officials have accepted an Indian request for the purchase of twelve ShinMaywa US-2i amphibious aircraft under a deal worth $1.30 billion by the Indian Navy. India ... Read More »

Tajikistan celebrates Independence Day in Islamabad

The 26th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Tajikistan being celebrated in Islamabad, Pakistan

Independence Day of Tajikistan celebrated in style The Ambassador of Tajikistan His Excellency Sherali Jononov and Mrs. Jononov hosted a grand reception in Islamabad to celebrate the 26th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Tajikistan. Many diplomats of different cadres, attaches, advisors of the Diplomatic Defence Corps and their spouses and many Pakistanis including politicians attended the event. Jam Kamal Khan Minister ... Read More »

Pakistan, China air forces launch ‘Shaheen-VI’ joint exercise

Pak-China air forces launched ‘Shaheen-VI’ joint exercise

“Shaheen” joint training for the first time was launched by Pak-China air forces in March 2011 The air forces of Pakistan and China have kicked-off a joint training exercise named as Shaheen VI. The two nations’ militaries are participating along with their latest fighter jets strengthen operational ties, China’s defense ministry said. J-11 fighters, JH-7 fighter-bombers, KJ-200 AWACS (Airborne Warning and ... Read More »

90,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar – Asia’s refugee crisis in the making

90000 Rohingya flee Myanmar - Asia's refugee crisis in the making

Around 90000 Rohingya Muslim refugees arrive in Bangladesh to escape violence A minimum of 90,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar during last ten days. The reports have confirmed that more than 400 people have died in the recent unrest, with campaigners accusing the Burmese military accused of committing crimes against humanity. According to the UN’s refugee ... Read More »

India most corrupt country in Asia: Forbes

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India tops Forbes list of most corrupt Asian country followed by Vietnam and Thailand A recent survey by the Transparency International states that India is the most corrupt country in Asia. The Forbes article rates India the highest in the list with 69 per cent bribery rate, The report describes India as: “In five of the six public services – schools, hospitals, ID ... Read More »

Monsoon floods kill more than 1200 in India, Bangladesh and Nepal

Monsoon floods kill more than 1200 in India, Bangladesh and Nepal

Floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal kill 1,200 and leave millions homeless The heavy rains and strong winds have killed more than 1,200 people in India, Bangladesh and Nepal while the death toll could rise. The devastating floods have hit South Asia in one of the worst flooding disasters to have affected the region in years. International aid agencies said ... Read More »

Monsoon rains paralyze Mumbai as India hit by heaviest rains

Monsoon rains paralyze Mumbai as India hit by heaviest rains

Five people have died while many are still missing in Mumbai The heavy rains and winds of ongoing monsoon drift have paralysed India’s financial capital Mumbai for two consecutive days. According to Indian media, Mumbai has been completely lashed once again after receiving 298 mm of rain within a nine-hour period. As per official reports, five people have died in ... Read More »

Death toll by swine flu in India crosses 1268 this year

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Maharashtra has the highest number of 437 deaths to H1N1 infections, followed by Gujarat at 297 India appears to be in the grip of a swine flu, where death toll rises above 1,268 in 2017, with maximum casualties around 400 being reported in ongoing August. According to the official report released, till date total 1,268 swine flu deaths which show ... Read More »

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