News – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:19:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.2 Malala wins the internet with her iPhone 11 tweet http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/malala-wins-the-internet-with-her-iphone-11-tweet/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/malala-wins-the-internet-with-her-iphone-11-tweet/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:36:04 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32321 Malala shared a photo of her wearing a bright blue dress featured a similar pattern to iPhone11. Photo: File/Apple   Published in Geo News on Sep 12th, 2019, Apple events are nothing short of glamorous. At the tech company’s recent event in California, the company unveiled the all-powerful new iPhone and iPad models along with …

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Action! Nigeria’s film industry draws global entertainment brands http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/action-nigerias-film-industry-draws-global-entertainment-brands/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/action-nigerias-film-industry-draws-global-entertainment-brands/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:35:23 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32318 FILE PHOTO: Crew members film a scene on the set of a ROK’s film in Lagos, Nigeria July 21, 2019. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja   Published in Reuters on Sep 10th, 2019, Alexis Akwagyiram LAGOS (Reuters) – “Oya!” shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into …

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JK Rowling donates £15.3m to Edinburgh MS research centre http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/jk-rowling-donates-15-3m-to-edinburgh-ms-research-centre/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/jk-rowling-donates-15-3m-to-edinburgh-ms-research-centre/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:34:46 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32315   Published in BBC on Sep 12th, 2019, JK Rowling has donated £15.3m to support research into neurological conditions at a centre named after her mother. The Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic at the University of Edinburgh was established with a £10m donation from the Harry Potter author in 2010. Her latest gift will help …

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Ronaldo becomes first player to score against 40 different countries http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/ronaldo-becomes-first-player-to-score-against-40-different-countries/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/ronaldo-becomes-first-player-to-score-against-40-different-countries/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:31:43 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32335 Portugal’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring the opening goal with his teammates during the UEFA Euro 2020 Group B qualification football match Lithuania v Portugal in Vilnius, Lithuania, on September 10, 2019. Photo: AFP   Published in Geo News on Sep 12th, 2019, Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first footballer to score against 40 …

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Fifa to visit Iran to ‘assess preparations’ for female fans http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/fifa-to-visit-iran-to-assess-preparations-for-female-fans/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/fifa-to-visit-iran-to-assess-preparations-for-female-fans/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:30:17 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32331 Iranian women watch the World Cup Group B football match between Portugal and Iran at Azadi stadium in Tehran. Image Credit: AFP   Published in Gulf News on Sep 12th, 2019,  AFP Move comes as fan burned herself to death after being jailed for trying to enter stadium Lausanne: Fifa said on Wednesday it will …

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Cricketer Sana Mir to receive Asia Game Changers Award http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/cricketer-sana-mir-to-receive-asia-game-changers-award/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/cricketer-sana-mir-to-receive-asia-game-changers-award/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:29:25 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32328 Former Pakistan women cricket team captain Sana Mir. Photo: File   Published in Geo News on Sep 12th, 2019, Faizan Lakhani KARACHI: Former captain of Pakistan’s women cricket team Sana Mir has been selected for prestigious Asia Game Changers Award by the Asia Society. According to a statement by Asia Society, Mir will receive the award along with five …

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Pakistan tour in doubt as Sri Lanka Cricket ‘reassesses situation’ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/pakistan-tour-in-doubt-as-sri-lanka-cricket-reassesses-situation/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/pakistan-tour-in-doubt-as-sri-lanka-cricket-reassesses-situation/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:28:35 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32325   Published in Samaa News on Sep 11th, 2019, AFP Sri Lanka’s cricket board said Wednesday it had received warnings its national team could be the target of a terror attack during an upcoming tour of Pakistan. The board said the Sri Lankan Prime Minister’s Office had advised it to “reassess the situation” after it …

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US urges India to engage with Kashmiri leaders http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/us-urges-india-to-engage-with-kashmiri-leaders/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/us-urges-india-to-engage-with-kashmiri-leaders/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:25:48 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32312 In a statement to the media, US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus urged India to take some key steps to bring normalcy to occupied Kashmir, which has been suffering under relentless curfew imposed on Aug 5, when New Delhi unilaterally annexed the disputed territory. — Screengrab courtesy US State Department video/File   Published in Dawn …

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US should avoid ‘warmongers’, says Iran on John Bolton’s firing http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/us-should-avoid-warmongers-says-iran-on-john-boltons-firing/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/us-should-avoid-warmongers-says-iran-on-john-boltons-firing/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:24:35 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32303   Published in AlJazeera on Sep 12th, 2019, Iran says US ‘maximum pressure’ has failed and vows no talks with Americans until ‘economic terrorism’ ends. The United States should distance itself from “warmongers” after hardline national security adviser John Bolton was dismissed, Iran’s president said on Wednesday. Bolton was one of the strongest advocates of the ongoing …

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U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/u-s-supreme-court-allows-trump-to-deny-asylum-to-many-central-americans/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/09/16/u-s-supreme-court-allows-trump-to-deny-asylum-to-many-central-americans/#respond Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:23:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=32302 FILE PHOTO: A plaque commemorating U.S. President Donald Trump hangs on the U.S.-Mexico border fence as Trump visits the U.S.-Mexico border in Calexico, California, U.S., April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Sandy Huffaker/File Photo   Published in Reuters on Sep 12th, 2019, Lawrence Hurley, Daniel Trotta (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President …

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