Asia Times: Protests loom in Pakistan over China’s jailing of men’s Uyghur wives

Asia Times: Protests loom in Pakistan over China’s jailing of men’s Uyghur wives
In this file photo, Uyghur seniors travel on old cart pulled by donkey in Turpan. (Photo courtesy: Shutterstock)
Updated 18 April 2018

Asia Times: Protests loom in Pakistan over China’s jailing of men’s Uyghur wives

Asia Times: Protests loom in Pakistan over China’s jailing of men’s Uyghur wives

April 17: Asia Times report by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid and Saikat Datta states that major protest against the Chinese government is being plotted by Pakistani men who say that their wives have been detained in China’s Xinjiang province, Asia Times has learnt. If not addressed in time, the fallout could adversely affect the ambitious China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), as well as the Belt Road Initiative (BRI).

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Gas price for Punjab, KP made dearer by 2pc

Gas price for Punjab, KP made dearer by 2pc
Updated 11 February 2021

Gas price for Punjab, KP made dearer by 2pc

Gas price for Punjab, KP made dearer by 2pc

February 11: The News states that the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has permitted the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) to increase its average gas price by Rs 13.42/MMBtu (or 2 percent) for the financial year 2020-21.

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American national in Pakistan hunts highest-rated rare Astore markhor

American national in Pakistan hunts highest-rated rare Astore markhor
Updated 25 January 2021

American national in Pakistan hunts highest-rated rare Astore markhor

American national in Pakistan hunts highest-rated rare Astore markhor

January 24: An American citizen has hunted the highest-rated Astore markhor, a rare species in Gilgit-Baltistan, after paying USD 61,500 as a licence fee during the current hunting trophy season, a Pakistani media report said on Sunday.

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