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Pakistan Steeply Hikes Petroleum Prices Under Deal With IMF To Revive Bailout Programme

Pakistan Steeply Hikes Petroleum Prices Under Deal With IMF To Revive Bailout Programme

Prices of all petroleum products went up by about Rs14-19 per litre after the decision came into effect from midnight on Thursday

01 July 2022
G-7 Announces Further Sanctions On Russia, Calls For Infrastructure Fund To Counter China’s BRI

G-7 Announces Further Sanctions On Russia, Calls For Infrastructure Fund To Counter China’s BRI

G-7 takes a leaf out of China’s book and announces infrastructure projects in developing countries to balance China’s BRI. The price cap on Russian export...

27 June 2022

Six Militants, Two Policemen Killed In Pakistan's Balochistan Province

These incidents follow killings of four labourers by militants in Balochistan on Friday and abduction of four people in Balochistan's capital Quetta on Tuesday.

'All-Weather' Partners China, Pakistan To Step-Up Defence, Anti-Terrorism Ties In 'Challenging Times'

'All-Weather' Partners China, Pakistan To Step-Up Defence, Anti-Terrorism Ties In 'Challenging Times'

China recently provided Pakistan J-10 fighter jets to counterbalance the strategic edge India gained after buying Rafale jets from France.

13 June 2022

China Praises India For Its Efforts To Help Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka

China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said his country has noted that the Indian government has made great efforts to help economic crisis-hit Sri...

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04 June 2022
Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif Hits Out At His Predecessor Imran Khan, Says His Govt Failed Gwadar People

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif Hits Out At His Predecessor Imran Khan, Says His Govt Failed Gwadar People

Pakistan: A component of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the six-lane Eastbay Expressway would connect the Gwadar Port with the Makran Coastal...


08 May 2022
CPEC Likely To Get Delayed As Only 3 Out Of 15 Projects Completed: Report

CPEC Likely To Get Delayed As Only 3 Out Of 15 Projects Completed: Report

The ambitious CPEC is a 3,000-km long route of infrastructure projects connecting China's northwest Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and the Gwadar Port in...


05 May 2022
US Condemns Karachi University Bombing That Killed 3 Chinese Nationals

US Condemns Karachi University Bombing That Killed 3 Chinese Nationals

A woman blew herself close to the China-built Confucius Institute last week, killing three Chinese nationals and their Pakistani driver.


02 May 2022
Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif To Review Security Of Chinese Nationals After Karachi Bombing

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif To Review Security Of Chinese Nationals After Karachi Bombing

China asked Pakistan to scale-up security for its nationals and demanded a thorough probe and punishment to the perpetrators.


27 April 2022
Karachi Bombing Was Not First Attack On Chinese People In Pakistan, Read About Earlier Attacks

Karachi Bombing Was Not First Attack On Chinese People In Pakistan, Read About Earlier Attacks

The Tuesday's bombing has been said to be the latest attack targeted at Chinese nationals in Pakistan.


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25 April 2022
Shehbaz Sharif To Travel To Saudi Arabia In First Official Visit As Pakistan's Prime Minister

Shehbaz Sharif To Travel To Saudi Arabia In First Official Visit As Pakistan's Prime Minister

Shehbaz Sharif enjoys good relations with the Saudi royal family that ensured safe exit for Nawaz Sharif after Pervez Musharraf's coup.


14 April 2022
World Bank Reduces Pakistan’s Growth Forecast To 4.3%

World Bank Reduces Pakistan’s Growth Forecast To 4.3%

In Pakistan, high inflation has pushed the real lending rate briefly into negative territory in 2021. But a series of monetary tightening measures lowered...


02 April 2022
Pak Shares 'Long And Excellent' Ties With US But It Doesn't Believe In 'Camp Politics', Says Army Chief Bajwa

Pak Shares 'Long And Excellent' Ties With US But It Doesn't Believe In 'Camp Politics', Says Army Chief Bajwa

Speaking at the Islamabad Security Dialogue, Bajwa said amid concerns about a contest between global powers, Pakistan was positioning itself as a melting pot...


20 February 2022
‘State Of Border Will Determine State Of Relationship With China’: S Jaishankar At Munich Security Conference

‘State Of Border Will Determine State Of Relationship With China’: S Jaishankar At Munich Security Conference

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said: ‘For 45 years, there was peace, there was stable border management, there were no military casualties on the...


11 February 2022
Pak PM Imran Khan Dismisses ‘Suspicion’ Of Western Countries About CPEC

Pak PM Imran Khan Dismisses ‘Suspicion’ Of Western Countries About CPEC

In an interview with Dr. Eric Li, Director of the Advisory Committee of China Institute of Fudan University, Khan also said that normalising ties with India...


09 February 2022
MEA Rejects Reference To Jammu And Kashmir Economic Corridor Passing Through POK

MEA Rejects Reference To Jammu And Kashmir Economic Corridor Passing Through POK

We resolutely oppose any attempts to change the status quo by other countries, as also by Pakistan, in the areas under the illegal occupation of Pakistan, MEA...


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03 February 2022
Arunachal Pradesh Teenager’s Torture In Chinese Custody; MEA Says Issue Taken Up With China

Arunachal Pradesh Teenager’s Torture In Chinese Custody; MEA Says Issue Taken Up With China

Miram Taron, 17, was allegedly abducted by the Chinese army on January 18 from Lungta Jor area near the Line of Actual Control in Arunachal Pradesh.


02 February 2022
Pakistan PM Imran Khan To Attend Olympic Ceremony In China; Meet President Xi Jinping

Pakistan PM Imran Khan To Attend Olympic Ceremony In China; Meet President Xi Jinping

Pakistan PM Imran Khan, who has been invited by the Chinese leadership, will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including members of the Cabinet and...


30 January 2022
Pakistan Eyes Additional $3 Billion Loan From China

Pakistan Eyes Additional $3 Billion Loan From China

Pakistani Prime Minister will visit Chinese leadership on the sidelines of his Beijing Olympics visit. The country is considering requesting for additional USD...


28 January 2022
Iraq: Students Learning Mandarin Points To Chinese Soft Power

Iraq: Students Learning Mandarin Points To Chinese Soft Power

While Iraqi officials say they desire a greater US presence, they find appeal in China's offer of development without conditions for democracy or reform and...


17 November 2021
China Asks Pakistan To Create Enabling Conditions For Chinese Nationals Working For CPEC

China Asks Pakistan To Create Enabling Conditions For Chinese Nationals Working For CPEC

As the slow pace of construction and security concerns are bothering the Chinese nationals working for the CPEC, China advised Pakistan to create 'enabling...


21 October 2021
Pakistan: Three Tehrik-i-Talibam Terrorists Killed In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Pakistan: Three Tehrik-i-Talibam Terrorists Killed In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Pakistan authorities claimed that the wanted militant Hizbullah was among the three killed militants.


23 December 2020
Before Granting USD 6 Billion Loan To Pak For Rail Project, China Seeks Additional Guarantees

Before Granting USD 6 Billion Loan To Pak For Rail Project, China Seeks Additional Guarantees

It was surprising for us when China raised the issue of additional guarantees during the meeting, a senior Pakistani official who was part of the meeting said.


13 September 2020
1962 Redux?

1962 Redux?

Isolated in the West, confronted by a pushback in the Indo-Pacific, but driven by overweening entitlement, China might trigger a conflict with India behind a...


25 July 2020
China's Pullback In Ladakh Pause In Game Of Checkmate; Time India Plans Strategy For Northern Borders

China's Pullback In Ladakh Pause In Game Of Checkmate; Time India Plans Strategy For Northern Borders

In Ladakh, both sides had agreed to a phased withdrawal and the creation of buffer zones with limits of patrolling to avoid any further clashes. As events are...


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