Muyu Xu & Elias Glenn Beijing may have turned a corner in its battle against the city's notorious smog, according to Reuters calculations, and environmental consultants say the Chinese government deserves much of the credit for introducing tough anti-pollution measures. The Chinese capital is set to record its biggest improvement in...
Turkey witnessed the bloodiest coup attempt in its political history on July 15, 2016, when a section of the Turkish military launched a coordinated operation in several major cities to topple the government and unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Soldiers and tanks took to the streets and a number of...
Ismat Sabir According to a report,rice export earns $2 billion per year foreign exchange and has been the second largest export item. The commerce ministry has prepared a proposal to include rice in the list of sectors under special incentives to promoteexport.The country is net exporter of rice and produces 60...
J. Choudhry Turkey is observing 2nd anniversary of failed coup on July 15, 2018, to commemorate the sacrifices of the Turkish people who foiled the coup. On July 15, 2016, the Turkish military launched a coup against the Turkish President Recep Tayyab Erdogan, but the masses of the country came...
Krishna N. Das Hours after Indian TV channels flashed that the country was deporting seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, Sahidullah said he received a call from his nephew: "Uncle, please get us out of here. They will send us back too." Sahidullah, a Rohingya living in the far north of India...
Meng Meng & Elias Glenn Severe natural gas shortages are hitting businesses and residents across China's industrial heartland as an unprecedented government effort to clean up an environment devastated by decades of unbridled growth backfires. Factories are closing or operating at reduced capacity, businesses are seeing profits shrink as supply chains...
A study shows that more than 5 million people to die each year due to waste related with increasing population and rapid urbanization, access to safe drinking water in Pakistan is on the decline. People living in urban cities are becoming more aware of the contamination of drinking water...
Mohammed Arifeen Mao Zedong was the principal Chinese Marxist theorist, soldier and statesman who led his nation's Cultural Revolution. Mao's "Great Leap Forward" and the Cultural Revolution were ill-conceived and had disastrous consequences, but many of his goals, including stressing China's self-reliance, were generally laudable. Mao Zedong died from complications of Parkinson's...
Jinnah's father Jinnahbhai Poonja (born 1850) was the youngest of three sons. He married a girl Mithibai with the consent of his parents and moved to the growing port of Karachi. There, the young couple rented an apartment on the second floor of a three-storey house, Wazir Mansion. The Wazir...
There are three parts of my article, university staff, academic staff, and Christmas lunch. In essence, Mr Chips is my favourite character at all, and did not forget him for last two decades. As much as I could remember when I read first time about Mr Chips, it was 1997,...
Gulzar Firoz, an experienced tanner and leather garment exporter emphasized to increase exports and imports substitution that enable to create balance of trade between export and import and ultimately our trade deficit decreased that can achieve our goal to create conducive business environment which attracts the foreign direct investment...