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گوانگ ڈونگ سیاحت بین-الصنعتی تکمیل کی مستحکم پیشرفت اور ابتدائی فائدہ مند نتائج ظاہر

April 5, 2017 | General, Urdu

گوانگچو، چین، 5 اپریل 2017ء/سن ہوا-ایشیانیٹ/– حال ہی میں گوانگ ڈونگ سیاحت بہت تیزی سے پھیلی ہے، سیاحت کی ترقی کے لیے صنعتی تکمیل ایک حقیقت پسندانہ انتخاب ہے۔ اس لیے گوانگ ڈونگ صوبائی حکومت صوبائی مشترکہ حکمت عملیوں میں تمام-برائے-ایک  سیاحت ترقی کو شامل کر چکی ہے۔ سیاحت 110 سے زیادہ صنعتوں سے منسلک […]

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Guangdong Tourism Cross-industry Integration Made Steady Progress and Showed Preliminary Beneficial Results

April 5, 2017 | General

GUANGZHOU, China, Apr. 5, 2017 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/ — Recently, Guangdong tourism has rapidly expanded, industry integration is the realistic choice of tourism development. Therefore, Guangdong provincial government has incorporated all-for-one tourism development into provincial unified strategies. Tourism is connected with more than 110 industries. All-for-one tourism means that in a certain administrative area, tourism is acting as an advantage leading […]

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XM wins award as Best Forex Service Provider 2017

April 5, 2017 | Business

LONDON, April 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — XM Group (Trading Point Group), a leading Forex and CFD broker and the official trading partner of the Fastest Man in the World “Usain Bolt”, has been recognized as Best Forex Service Provider for 2017 during the City of London Wealth and Management Awards which were hosted on […]

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UNHCR warns funding cuts threaten aid to Syrian refugees

April 5, 2017 | Education

Geneva, (IINA) – The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has warned that vital assistance for millions of refugees and the communities hosting them could face substantial cuts due to a lack of funding.”The situation is getting desperate,” United Nations High Com…

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4 LABORERS KILLED IN KHARAN GUN ATTACK

April 5, 2017 | Legal & Politics

Some unknown armed motorcyclists shot dead four laborers who were engaged in construction work on a bridge in Gawash area of Kharan district on Wednesday.Source: Radio Pakistan

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4 LABORERS KILLED IN KHARAN GUN ATTACK

April 5, 2017 | Legal & Politics

Some unknown armed motorcyclists shot dead four laborers who were engaged in construction work on a bridge in Gawash area of Kharan district on Wednesday.Source: Radio Pakistan

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UNHCR warns funding cuts threaten aid to Syrian refugees

April 5, 2017 | Education

Geneva, (IINA) – The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has warned that vital assistance for millions of refugees and the communities hosting them could face substantial cuts due to a lack of funding.”The situation is getting desperate,” United Nations High Com…

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Britain Accused of Whitewashing Colonial History as it Seeks Post-Brexit Trade

April 5, 2017 | Business

LONDON � As Britain begins the process of leaving the European Union, it is trying to rekindle old trade links with Commonwealth countries. However, the push for new commerce has sparked a debate on the historical legacy of the British Empire, with accusations that ministers are trying to whitewash atrocities committed during colonial times.

British Chancellor Philip Hammond arrived in India for a three-day trip to, in his government’s words, “Bang the drum for British business.” The quest for new Commonwealth trade links has been dubbed “Empire 2.0.”

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, on a trade mission in the Philippines, wrote on Twitter recently that Britain “Is one of the few European countries that does not need to bury its 20th-century past.”

Indian lawmaker and former U.N. Under-Secretary-General Shashi Tharoor, author of the book Inglorious Empire, has a different assessment of Britain’s colonial conduct: “Of which the highlights, but only the highlights, include the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar in India which killed defenseless, unarmed women, children and men; the use of chemical weapons in Mesopotamia; the air-bombing of a number of innocent civilians in Basra; you have the horrendous partition of India; you have the cruelty with which the Mau Mau insurrection was put down in Kenya.”

Despite that history, Tharoor says India is listening carefully to what Britain has to offer.

“The idea that Commonwealth countries represent a possible alternative area for preferential free trade agreements is welcome, provided of course, as in every negotiation, that there is give and take,” he said.

But Britain must give more if it wants to benefit, Tharoor added.

India is critical of tightening visa restrictions on its citizens wanting to work in Britain.

Many people working in the $5.6 billion restaurant industry backed Brexit, hoping it would open the door to more migration from Commonwealth countries.

Enam Ali, a chef in an award-winning restaurant just outside London, says he feels betrayed, and warns the industry is in trouble.

“We feel it would be fair policy and we can bring people from outside the EU � from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan � where people can come and look after our business because the industry needs chefs desperately,” Ali said. “So this is something now that is happening opposite, because the people we are currently working on, helping hand from the European worker, Romanian and Polish, they are now going to leave. So, what we end up with is nobody to work for us.”

Cutting migration was a central pledge of Britain’s campaign to leave the European Union, but countries like India want visa restrictions relaxed as part of any trade deal.

Indian lawmakers say they are open to rekindling old trade links, but in the 21st century, Britain will no longer dictate terms.

Source: Voice of America

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4 LABORERS KILLED IN KHARAN GUN ATTACK

April 5, 2017 | Legal & Politics

Some unknown armed motorcyclists shot dead four laborers who were engaged in construction work on a bridge in Gawash area of Kharan district on Wednesday.Source: Radio Pakistan

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