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  • 80 kanals grabbed by Mansha Bomb retrieved in Johar Town

    LAHORE: The Lahore administration launched a grand operation on Tuesday against encroachments, retrieving illegally possessed land, including around 80 kanals possessed by Mansha Bomb in Johar Town worth Rs5 billion...

    The operation, which would continue for a month, was simultaneously launched in Johar Town (PIA Road) and Anarkali by teams headed by Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Director General (DG) Amina Imran Khan and Deputy...

  • Karan Johar bids farewell to 'Jhalak Reloaded'

    Karan Johar has also decided to leave his late-night gig, the popular celebrity dance show Jhalak Reloaded...

    Shahid Kapoor's midway break from Jhalak Reloaded (to honeymoon in London with his wife) sparked off rumours, but it was Karan Johar who was going to bid adieu to the dance crew this season...

  • Smooth as silk

    Cold wind, soft and warm sunlight and a drop in temperature; all are signs of winter...

    For some people cold winter days bring roses to the cheeks while others feel uncomfortable due to flaky, cracking and itchy skin of the face, hands and feet
  • China's Silk Road revival hits the buffers

    From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China's push to revive Silk Road trade routes is running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping's presidency...

  • China’s Silk Road revival project hits buffers

    SINGAPORE: From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China’s push to revive Silk Road trade routes has been running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping’s presidency...

  • China’s new silk road: What’s in it for Pakistan?

    This initiative includes the New Silk Road which will link China with Europe through Central Asia and the Maritime Silk Road to ensure a safe passage of China’s shipping through the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea...

    At the same time, the new silk roads are bound to intensify ongoing competition between India and China –and to a lesser extent between China and the US – to invest in and cultivate influence in the broader Central...

  • China’s Silk Road lends urgency to India’s Asia ambitions

    WHEN Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government approved $256 million to upgrade a section of a remote border road last month, few took notice...

    Yet India’s decision to revive plans for the highway, part of an ambitious 1,360-kilometer crossing to link northeastern India with markets in Thailand and beyond, marks the next phase in the jostle between New Delhi and Beijing for economic and strategic influence in the region
  • Chinese 'Silk Road' firms to help Balochistan mine minerals

    The government of resource-rich Balochistan wants Chinese companies to kick-start a boom in its mining industry by including the sector into Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative, a senior provincial mining official said...

    Beijing has pledged $57 billion for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship Belt and Road project that first focused on Chinese firms building roads and power stations but is now expanding to include...
  • India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

    Chinese President Xi Jinping is hosting dozens of world leaders and senior officials on Sunday for the country's biggest diplomatic showcase of the year, touting his vision of a new “Silk Road” that opens trade routes across the globe...

    One of the criticisms of the Silk Road plan is that host countries may struggle to pay back loans for huge infrastructure projects being carried out and funded by Chinese companies and banks...

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