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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 »

Pakistan ranked ahead of India at ‘Asia’s Best Under A Billion 2017’

Pakistan ranked ahead of India at ‘Asia's Best Under A Billion 2017’

Pakistan’s Ferozsons Laboratories ranked second position as its gross sales grew 93% final year Five Pakistani corporations have made it to Forbes annual Asia’s Best 200 Under A Billion list, Pakistani decreased down from seven companies last year to five, however it’s ahead of India having only three companies on the list. Pakistani corporations have made it to 2017 Forbes ... Read More »

Tesla nears agreement to start vehicles production in China

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City of Shanghai agreed to allow Tesla to build facilities in its Lingang development zone Tesla Inc. American automaker and solar panel manufacturer is prepared to sign its first ever agreement for vehicles production in China. Bloomberg broke the story about some early details on the agreement. Tesla arrival in China will give electric-car maker better access to the world’s largest ... Read More »

Nawaz, Modi can break the ice in Astana at SCO Summit 2017

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

SCO Summit 2017 in Astana provides an opportunity for Pakistan-India talks Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have an excellent opportunity next month to break the ice and ease tensions that have been on the rise between the two countries. Both countries are currently locked in a dispute over the death sentence handed over ... Read More »

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