April 21, 2016

MOBILE PHONE IMPORTS INCREASES BY 6.25PC

Islamabad (HRNW): Mobile phone imports in Pakistan increased by 6.25 percent during current financial year 2015-16 (July-March) as compared to same period of previous year. Total imports of mobile phone stood at US $ 573.282…


PAKISTAN FOREX FIGURE $ 20.7710BN

Karachi (HRNW): The total liquid foreign reserves of the country stood at $ 20.7710 billion, said State Bank of Pakistan Thursday.According to SBP’s weekly statement here on Thursday, the foreign reserves held by State Bank…


FEW EGYPTIANS FIGHTING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

HRNW REPORT: In the four months since Mohamed Lotfy wrote this blog, the situation facing human rights groups in Egypt has severely deteriorated. Today, Mohamed says:Urgent action is needed to avert disaster for Egypt’s human…


FIVE JOURNALISTS FINALLY RELEASED IN MYANMAR

HRNW REPORT:Five media workers from the Unity newspaper in Myanmar have been released following a Presidential pardon. The good news came after months of campaigning for the ‘Unity 5’ from Amnesty members and supporters across the world. Unity journalists…


THERE'S NO HUMANE WAY TO KILL A HUMAN BEING

HRNW REPORT: Officials at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) are doing everything they can to jumpstart executions after over a decade without them—and with the largest death row in the country, they could fast track…




CHINA EXPORTED MILITARY DRONES TO 10 NATIONS

Beijing (HRNW): China has exported military drones to more than 10 countries in deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars, and plans to sell unmanned craft capable of launching laser-guided bombs, state-run media said Thursday.Chinese…