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Monday, June 4th, 2018


Saudi Woman Sneaks Into India Via Nepal, Marries Family Chauffeur

Jun 4, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — A woman from an affluent Saudi family fell in love with a 30-year-old migrant worker from Hyderabad, India, who was employed as a chauffeur with her father. The 27-year-old broke the shackles of a conservative Saudi household, traveled to Nepal and then snuck into India to meet her lover and tie the knot with him in Nizamabad, according to Indian daily The Sunday Times of India. When the father flew to Hyderabad in search of her a few days ago and lodged a complaint againstRead More

Pakistan, Afghanistan Impact On China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

MUHAMMAD HANIF — THE Durand Line is an established international border between Pakistan and Afghanistan, based on the agreement, which had been signed between Amir Abdur Rahman Khan, the then ruler of Afghanistan, and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand, the then Foreign Secretary of the British India Government, on 12 November 1893. However, since the partition of the subcontinent in 1947 and the creation of Pakistan, while some Afghan governments had accepted the Durand Line as the international border, others had expressed their reservations. But the ground realities indicate that theRead More

Pakistani-American Honored With Bravery Award for Saving Police Officer’s Life

Abdul Rauf Khan popularly known as “Mamoo” overpowered assailant stabbing the police officer Jun 3, 2018 — Once Abdul Rauf Khan resolved it to himself that he must save a woman police officer under knife attack on a roadside, there was no stopping him from overpowering a much stronger and bigger assailant. That act of heroism saved Police Officer Suzanne Watt from the attacker who was stabbing her, and earned Khan, a Pakistani-American, a bravery award from Virginia’s Alexandria Police Chief Michael L Brown this month. Khan took a momentRead More

NAB Summons Shehbaz Sharif in Saaf Pani Project Scandal, Does it Matter?

Jun 3, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — The country’s anti-corruption watchdog has summoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President –the former CM of Punjab Mian Shehbaz Sharif, in the Saaf Pani Project scam Monday with all relevant records of the public company he had formed for the said purpose. According to earlier reports, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore had asked the former chief minister to appear in person at 2pm on Monday June 4 along with all relevant records of the water company, and salaries and perks paid to the officers. ShehbazRead More