News – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:19:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 Record 17.4 million watch ‘Game of Thrones’ kickoff for final season http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/record-17-4-million-watch-game-of-thrones-kickoff-for-final-season/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/record-17-4-million-watch-game-of-thrones-kickoff-for-final-season/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:38:35 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27884 Women walk past an advertising poster to promote the HBO American fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones outside the International Game of Thrones exhibition in Stockholm on March 11, 2015. Photo: AFP   Published in Geo, on Apr 18th, 2019, LOS ANGELES: Some 17.4 million Americans watched the first episode of the final season of …

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Four Hollywood talent agencies sued by Writers Guild http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/four-hollywood-talent-agencies-sued-by-writers-guild/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/four-hollywood-talent-agencies-sued-by-writers-guild/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:37:59 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27881 FILE PHOTO: The iconic Hollywood sign is shown on a hillside above a neighborhood in Los Angeles California, U.S., February 1, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Image Credit: REUTERS   Published in Gulf News, on Apr 18th, 2019, The plaintiffs are trying to establish that talent agency ‘packaging fees’ are illegal ‘The Wire’ creator David Simon, seven …

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Pakistani actor Asif Raza Mir to star in HBO’s ‘Gangs of London’ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/pakistani-actor-asif-raza-mir-to-star-in-hbos-gangs-of-london/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/pakistani-actor-asif-raza-mir-to-star-in-hbos-gangs-of-london/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:36:41 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27878   Published in Geo, on Apr 17th, 2019, Tanhaiyaan actor Asif Raza Mir has been roped in for HBO’s upcoming series Gangs of London. The news was confirmed by Mir’s wife on her Instagram. Mir is best known for his roles in television drama serials Darwaza, Samundar, Tansen, Choti Choti Baatein, Roshni and Ishq Gumshuda among others. Directed by Gareth Evans the …

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Beyonce drops live album with Netflix film http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/beyonce-drops-live-album-with-netflix-film/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/beyonce-drops-live-album-with-netflix-film/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:35:52 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27874   Published in BBC, on Apr 17th, 2019, Beyoncé’s Netflix documentary, Homecoming, has arrived with a surprise: A new Beyoncé album. The star, who perfected the art of stealth releases with a self-titled album in 2013, announced the new record just hours before Homecoming premiered. Both the film and the album capture her 2018 Coachella set …

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UAE film ‘Louder’ to premiere this month http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/uae-film-louder-to-premiere-this-month/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/uae-film-louder-to-premiere-this-month/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:34:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27871   Published in Gulf News, on Apr 18th, 2019, English feature follows a man whose vow of silence is tested by a young girl and her mum A UAE-produced independent film titled ‘Louder’ is premiering at Roxy Cinemas in Dubai on April 28. The film follows self-made millionaire Killian, who takes a vow of silence after …

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Salah calls for change in treatment of women in Muslim world http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/salah-calls-for-change-in-treatment-of-women-in-muslim-world/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/salah-calls-for-change-in-treatment-of-women-in-muslim-world/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:32:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27848 Egyptian star Mohamed Salah has called for change in the way women are treated across the Muslim world   Published in Geo, on Apr 18th, 2019, LOS ANGELES: Egyptian football star Mohamed “Mo” Salah has called for change in the way women are treated in the Muslim world, in an interview with Time magazine published Wednesday. …

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Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/trump-to-award-tiger-woods-the-presidential-medal-of-freedom/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/trump-to-award-tiger-woods-the-presidential-medal-of-freedom/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:31:55 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27845   Published in ARY, on Apr 16th, 2019, By Reuters WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday. “Spoke to @TigerWoods to congratulate him on the great victory he had in yesterday’s @TheMasters, & to inform …

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PCB board members reject MD Wasim Khan’s appointment, present resolution against it http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/pcb-board-members-reject-md-wasim-khans-appointment-present-resolution-against-it/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/pcb-board-members-reject-md-wasim-khans-appointment-present-resolution-against-it/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:30:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27841 Five out of seven members of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) board of governors (BoG) on Wednesday presented a resolution declaring the appointment of Wasim Khan (pictured) as managing director as “null and void”. —Photo courtesy Leicestershire County   Published in Dawn, on Apr 17th, 2019, By Abdul Ghaffar Five out of seven members of the Pakistan …

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FIFA delegation to assist PFF’s condition on their visit to Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/fifa-delegation-to-assist-pffs-condition-on-their-visit-to-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/fifa-delegation-to-assist-pffs-condition-on-their-visit-to-pakistan/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:29:25 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27837   Published in ARY, on Apr 15th, 2019, FIFA in collaboration with Asian Football Confederation (AFC) will send their delegation to Pakistan to assist the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF)’s condition on April 28. FIFA’s delegation will hold talks with PFF’s parallel bodies to sort down the difference which is harming the image of football in Pakistan. …

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FIFA chief Infantino holds World Cup expansion talks in Kuwait http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/fifa-chief-infantino-holds-world-cup-expansion-talks-in-kuwait/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/fifa-chief-infantino-holds-world-cup-expansion-talks-in-kuwait/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:28:23 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27851 Infantino says he now believes there is only a 50 percent chance that the 2022 World Cup will expand to 48 teams [Marco Rosi/Getty Images]   Published in AlJazeera, on Apr 15th, 2019, Gianni Infantino meets Kuwait’s emir before flying to Doha, as he pushes to expand Qatar 2022 tournament to 48 teams. FIFA President Gianni Infantino …

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