Sobia Anjum's Blog – August 2019 Archive (8)

Nearly 2 million, mostly Muslims face statelessness as India publishes citizenship list

NEW DEHLI: 31,AUGUST,2019: Nearly two million people in northeast India were left facing statelessness on Saturday after the state of Assam published a citizenship list aimed at weeding out "foreign infiltrators", in a process the central government wants to replicate nationwide. 

A total of 31.1 million people were included in a final National…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on August 31, 2019 at 3:50am — No Comments

Pak ready for conditional bilateral dialogue with India: Qureshi

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has offered initiation of ‘conditional’ dialogue with New Delhi during an interview with a foreign news agency. 

He maintained that Pakistan has no objection to holding bilateral talks with India; however any mediator facilitating the process of dialogue would be…

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PM Imran effective steps taken for promotion of renewable energy

Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan appreciated effective measures adopted for promotion of renewable energy under a new policy.

He expressed these views while chairing a high-level meeting in Islamabad regarding the new policy being formulated on renewable energy.

The Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Energy…

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Lodhi warns of serious humanitarian crisis in the curfew-bound disputed territory

Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Maleeha Lodhi on Friday said that as things stand in Indian occupied Kashmir causing bigger humanitarian crisis. 

While Lodhi commenting during an interview with the Saudi-based Al-Arabiya television channel as the military lockdown of the occupied valley entered its 27th day…

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Feces can be turned into Drinking Water and electricity by this technology

Bill Gates is on a mission to reinvent the way huge swaths of the world's population go to the bathroom.And he credits his time at the helm of Microsoft for giving him the "bullheadedness" to do it, according to a recent interview with psychologist Steven Pinker.

Through his foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on August 27, 2019 at 5:37am — No Comments

Sindhi News Website

According Sindhi News site onlineindusnews.com have in Sindhi language, news updates, give reports and  awareness to you and present the world news for you. Its news site team…

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Pakistan ranks 4th among world's fastest growing freelance market with 47pc growth

Pakistan has been ranked as 4th fastest growing freelance market with 47% growth in freelance earning during the second quarter as compared to the same period of last year.

According to the global payment platform Payoneer’s Global Gig Economy Index, published in Forbes, Pakistan was among the top freelance markets leaving…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on August 24, 2019 at 4:13am — 2 Comments

Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Inc’s Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. 

Trump said Cook “made a good case” that tariffs could hurt Apple, given that Samsung’s products…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on August 19, 2019 at 2:51am — No Comments

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