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Sunday, April 29th, 2018

 

Two Rallies, Two Cities: PPP, PTI Kick-Start Campaign for Change as Elections 2018 Nears

April 30, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — As of 9:00PM Pakistan Standard Time, over 50,000 people have assembled at PTI’s Minar-e-Pakistan jalsa in Lahore– capital of Punjab province and stronghold of PML-N, the ruling party in the country’s largest province and in the center. At almost the same time, close to similar number of people have thronged the PPP’s Liaqatabad jalsa in Karachi– Pakistan province of Sindh’s capital and the country’s economic powerhouse, still a stronghold of MQM, the party which faces existential threats due to external and internal polemics. The twoRead More


Xi, Modi Summit in China Comes to an End With a Postscript: ‘It Takes Two to Tango’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to undertake a joint India-China economic project in Afghanistan at their first informal summit, reports Indian news agency PTI citing official sources in Wuhan. IRSHAD SALIM (April 28, 2018) — China and India seek predictability and control in their bilateral relationship– both have major border and regional issues to tackle along with balance of trade on the table–on give and take basis, and therefore are jostling to delink geoeconomy from geostrategy- a lesson we all could possibly learnRead More