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September 25, 2018 12:20 PM World Bank reveals Pakistan, India potential trade stands at $37 billion

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has revealed in its report that potential trade between Pakistan and India stands at $37 billion as compared to the actual $2 billion. ‘A Glass Half Full: The Promise of Regional Trade in South Asia’ was revealed on Monday. It says “without artificial barriers, Pakistan and Indian potential trade should be $37 billion

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Holding Asian-level shooting event impossible for now’

KARACHI: National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP) has been asked by its president to organise an Asian-level shooting event in Pakistan. Ghazanfar Abbas of NRAP recently stated that their president Zafar Mehmood Abbasi had directed them to try to organise an Asian-level event in Pakistan. “I think organising an Asian-level shooting event in Pakistan

September 24, 2018 5:24 PM Pakistan, Egypt celebrate 70 years of bilateral relations

CAIRO: In celebration of the passage of 70 years of diplomatic relations between Egypt and Pakistan, a summit was held by South Asian Strategic Stability Institute University (SASSI) in collaboration with the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Cairo. Titled "Women Trade and Enterprise- The Key to Development", the summit was held under the auspices

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM AIPS-Asia Youth Reporting Workshop from November 4

KARACHI: Karachi is to host the first ever AIPS-Asia Youth Reporting Workshop from November 4 to 9 in which young journalists from more than 15 Asian countries will participate. This was stated by Patron of Sports Journalists Association Sindh (SJAS) and former Sports Minister Junaid Ali Shah at a press conference along with president and secretary of SJAS, Tariq

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Ginting stuns Momota to take China Open title

CHANGZHOU, China: Japan’s Kento Momota suffered a shock loss in China on Sunday as he was bested by Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in just two sets. The third seed, who took the Japan Open title on home ground last week, was beaten by world number 13 Ginting 23-21, 21-19. In a closely fought final, Momota had been leading in early moments but Ginting 1

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysia, Pakistan can enhance joint initiatives: CG

KARACHI: Malaysia and Pakistan through enhanced cooperation and joint initiatives can advance in various social and economic fields, Malaysian Council General Khairul Nazran Abd Rehman said on Saturday. “Bilateral cooperation is not only confined to political and economic spheres, but also in other areas such as education, tourism, defence and technical 1

September 22, 2018 6:53 PM India emerging as intolerant fascist nation: Lord Nazir

ISLAMABAD: The Member of the British House of Lords Nazir Ahmed on Saturday said that India was emerging as intolerant and fascist nation for supporting the fascist group and also for suppressing the voice of Kashmiri people during their freedom movement. The Indian government and the military were on the same page to promote ‘Hindutva’ sentiment for pressing 1

September 20, 2018 6:19 PM India rejects PM Imran’s proposal of hosting SAARC summit in Pakistan

NEW DELHI: India has rejected Prime Minister Imran Khan’s proposal to host South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit in Pakistan, India media reported. Spokesman for the Indian Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar, while responding to a question during media briefing Thursday, said, “It is difficult to hold the SAARC Summit 4

September 17, 2018 2:14 PM PM Imran Khan to visit Saudi Arabia tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Saudi Arabia on one-day official visit on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has confirmed. Talking to media, Qureshi said, “Prime Minister Imran Khan is visiting Riyadh on the invitation Saudi leadership.” The Foreign Minister went on to say Imran Khan will meet Saudi leadership during his one-day 8

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM Park Sang-hyun claims win at Shinhan Donghae Open

SEOUL: South Korean golfer Park Sang-hyun on Sunday fired an eight-under-par 63 to claim a stunning wire-to-wire victory at the Asian Tour’s Shinhan Donghae Open in Incheon, South Korea. The 35-year-old finished his fourth round with eight birdies for a final score of 262, ending 22-under-par and five strokes ahead of Scott Vincent from Zimbabwe. Kiwi Nick Voke came third 3