News – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:24:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Afghanistan’s Charlie Chaplin says he wants to make people smile, forget grief http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/afghanistans-charlie-chaplin-says-he-wants-to-make-people-smile-forget-grief/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/afghanistans-charlie-chaplin-says-he-wants-to-make-people-smile-forget-grief/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:38:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20518   Published in Samaa Tv, Sep 13th, 2018 Afghanistan’s Charlie Chaplin says he has witnessed suicide attacks, explosions and threats from hardline Islamic militant groups, but is determined to waddle and bumble to fulfill the primary goal of his life.  “It is very simple, I want to give Afghans a reason to smile,” said Karim …

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Pakistani film ‘Indus Blues’ makes it to international film festival nominations http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/pakistani-film-indus-blues-makes-it-to-international-film-festival-nominations/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/pakistani-film-indus-blues-makes-it-to-international-film-festival-nominations/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:37:58 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20515   Published in TheNews, Sep 12th, 2018 With Indus Blues being a cinematic based on the forgotten music of Pakistan, as it’s tagline quotes, this Jawad Sharif’s project has made it to the nominations for Best Documentary Film award at international film festival this year. Having taken on-reel his appreciation for Pakistani folk, award winning …

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Marvel to make ‘Indian content’ and SRK is their top choice http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/marvel-to-make-indian-content-and-srk-is-their-top-choice/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/marvel-to-make-indian-content-and-srk-is-their-top-choice/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:36:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20512   Published in Geo, Sep 12th, 2018 Marvel has disclosed that the studio is interested in making productions centered on Indian content in the near future. Speaking to the Indian press, Stephen Wacker (VP, Creative Development, Marvel), said that it plans to create more characters ‘with a real toehold in Indian culture’, adding that it …

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Sofia Vergara Admits That Becoming the Highest-Paid Actress on TV ‘Has Not Been Easy’ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/sofia-vergara-admits-that-becoming-the-highest-paid-actress-on-tv-has-not-been-easy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/sofia-vergara-admits-that-becoming-the-highest-paid-actress-on-tv-has-not-been-easy/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:35:19 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20509   Published in MSN, Sep 12th, 2018 Sofia Vergara may be the highest-paid actress on TV, but it wasn’t easy getting there. “It’s very rewarding,” the Modern Family star tells Health magazine for its October issue, on stands Friday. “I’m 46 and I’ve been working for almost 30 years. So being able to do something that I love in the entertainment …

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Pakistani transgender actor’s film shortlisted for US short film festival http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/pakistani-transgender-actors-film-shortlisted-for-us-short-film-festival/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/pakistani-transgender-actors-film-shortlisted-for-us-short-film-festival/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:34:02 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20506   Published in Samaa Tv, Sep 12th, 2018,  By Muhammad Qaisar Kamran Siddiqui ‘Rani’, a Pakistani short film starring transgender model and activist Kami Sid, has been selected as a finalist at the world renowned NBC Universal Short Film Festival. The short film will be screened at a red carpet event in Los Angeles on October …

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ICC receives 2.5 million ticket applications for World Cup 2019 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/icc-receives-2-5-million-ticket-applications-for-world-cup-2019/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/icc-receives-2-5-million-ticket-applications-for-world-cup-2019/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:33:08 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20503   Published in ARY, Sep 13th, 2018 The International Cricket Council (ICC) received 2.5 million ticket applications for the World Cup 2019, the Indo-Pak match remains the most popular fixture as a huge amount of applications received to fill Wembley Stadium. According to ICC, applications for the ticket have far exceeded predictions with fans from …

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Collingwood announces retirement http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/collingwood-announces-retirement/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/collingwood-announces-retirement/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:32:11 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20500   Published in ARY, Sep 12th, 2018 Former England captain Paul Collingwood has announced he will retire from all forms of cricket at the end of the 2018 season. All-rounder Collingwood – who appeared in 68 Tests, 197 one-day matches and 36 Twenty20 games at international level – has played for home county Durham throughout his domestic career in England. …

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Naomi Osaka set to land record adidas deal after US Open heroics http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/naomi-osaka-set-to-land-record-adidas-deal-after-us-open-heroics/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/naomi-osaka-set-to-land-record-adidas-deal-after-us-open-heroics/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:31:00 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20496   Published in Eurosport, Sep 13th, 2018, By Tom Adams Fresh from her first ever Grand Slam title at the US Open, 20-year-old Naomi Osaka is poised to sign one of the biggest sportswear deals in history. According to reports, the Japanese superstar-in-the-making is set to land the biggest contract adidas have ever paid a female …

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Asia Cup 2018, India-Pakistan: The clash of the tournament http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/asia-cup-2018-india-pakistan-the-clash-of-the-tournament/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/asia-cup-2018-india-pakistan-the-clash-of-the-tournament/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:30:38 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20493   Published in Sportskeeda, Sep 12th, 2018, By Avik Das The Asia Cup is an exciting tournament for the Asian teams and it has a long history. This is the 14th edition of the Asia Cup and UAE will host the tournament after 23 years. Previously, UAE hosted the tournament twice in 1984 and 1995. …

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England take series 4-1 as Anderson goes past McGrath http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/england-take-series-4-1-as-anderson-goes-past-mcgrath/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/england-take-series-4-1-as-anderson-goes-past-mcgrath/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:29:46 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20490   Published in ESPN, Sep 11th, 2018, By Alagappan Muthu England 332 (Buttler 89, Cook 71, Moeen 50, Jadeja 4-79) and 423 for 8 dec (Cook 147, Root 125, Vihari 3-37) beat India 292 (Jadeja 86*, Vihari 56, Moeen 2-50) and 345 (Rahul 149, Pant 114, Anderson 3-45) by 118 runs England got everything they wanted on the final …

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