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The trains and sea ports of China’s new Silk Road

The trains and sea ports of China’s new Silk Road

AFP BEIJING:  China opened its Silk Road summit on Sunday to showcase its ambitious plans to revive ancient trade routes from Asia to Europe and Africa. President Xi Jinping hailed the initiative for a massive network of rail and maritime links – dubbed One Belt, One Road – as “a project of the century” in […]

Communal strife in home state of India’s Modi kills one, 14 hurt

Communal strife in home state of India’s Modi kills one, 14 hurt

REUTERS One person was killed and about 14 injured when violence erupted following a scuffle between Muslim and Hindu school students in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, a senior administrative official said on Sunday. A crowd of about 5,000 people attacked Muslim residents and set dozens of homes and vehicles on […]

14 families in Skardu village relocate as glacier glides towards population

14 families in Skardu village relocate as glacier glides towards population

SKARDU: At least 14 families of Arandu village in Shigar district, Gilgit Baltistan have moved down to another village as glacier in the area has started gliding towards the population. While talking to Geo News, a member of G-B Legislative Assembly, Imran Nadeem, said it has been reported many animals and houses have come under […]

Oscars 2017: La La Land leads the race with 14 nominations

Oscars 2017: La La Land leads the race with 14 nominations

Hollywood gears up for its most prestigious awards night, The Academy Awards on February 26 as #OscarNoms are revealed. Romantic musical La La Land is the movie to beat at the Academy Awards after earning 14 nominations in a diverse list that silenced the #OscarsSoWhite controversy of the last two years. Whereas last year all […]