Monthly Archives: December 2014

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Umbrellas banned as China’s XI arrives in Macau

MACAU (AFP) - President Xi Jinping visited a drizzly Macau on Friday for the 15th anniversary of the gambling hub s return to Chinese rule, with onlookers barred from using umbrellas -- the emblem of democracy protests in nearby Hong Kong. The two-day trip to the former Portuguese enclave comes just days after Hong Kong [...]

By | December 19th, 2014|Life Style, PTIF, World|0 Comments

Five disasters that could wipe out humanity

UNS REPORT ISLAMABAD: Everybody loves a horror movie, or maybe a film about the apocalypse. But how likely are these disasters to happen in real life? Here are five events that, if they happened today could wipe out humanity, or at very least – civilisation as we know it… Global Warming: The steady build up [...]

By | December 17th, 2014|Economics, PTIF, World|0 Comments

Malala for peace,education: Text of Nobel speech by Malala Yousafzai

OSLO -UNS : Following is the text of speech delivered by Malala Yousafzai at Nobel Award ceremony in Oslo today. The speech was released by Nobelprize.org. Speech: Bismillah hir rahman ir rahim. In the name of God, the most merciful, the most beneficent Your Majesties, distinguished members of the Norweigan Nobel Committee, dear sisters and [...]

By | December 10th, 2014|Economics, PTIF, World|0 Comments

Pakistan aiming for jet boost to defence exports

KARACHI (AFP) - A revamped version of Pakistan s JF-17 jet fighter took centre stage at a defence exhibition in Karachi this week as the restive nuclear-armed state looks to boost its role as a military exporter on the world stage. Pakistan s large, well-funded military has long been a major importer of defence equipment, [...]

By | December 7th, 2014|Economics, PTIF, World|0 Comments