After Xi's India Visit, Crystal Ball Says:
After Xi's India Visit, Crystal Ball Says: “Doubts Remain”Foreign PolicyA Chinese state-owned firm has taken over the operation of the Gwadar port in Pakistan, which in the future will allow China to circumvent the Straits of Malacca, China's “Achilles Heel,” and bring oil supplies directly to China overland through Pakistan.and more »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 7:19 pm
Iran and India's Road to Afghanistan -
Moneycontrol.comIran and India's Road to AfghanistanCarnegie Endowment for International PeaceTehran saw the Gwadar project as undermining Iran's position as the gateway to Central Asia and decided to develop Chabahar, which is located not too far to the West from Gwadar. Delhi, which long chafed at Pakistan's refusal to provide overland access ...India Approves Plan to Develop Iran's Chabahar PortFars News AgencyCabinet approves Iran port projectThe Hinduall 47 news articles »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:29 am
Trophy to the Tournament of Shadows - The
The StringerTrophy to the Tournament of ShadowsThe StringerA few years back, when I was reporting from the Afghan-Pakistan border region, I had coined the term “Two-G's”. I always questioned why there is so much chaos and disturbance in the 2600-kilometer area starting from Gilgit and going right down to Gwadar.
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 7:57 am
Amid apprehensions: CDWP clears Rs26.6b
The Express TribuneAmid apprehensions: CDWP clears Rs26.6b airport project in GwadarThe Express TribuneThe projects tabled for the CDWP consideration included three schemes of Gwadar, valuing Rs37.5 billion and five projects of Pakistan Railways worth Rs79.2 billion. But the body approved six schemes and cleared another two for final approval of Ecnec.CDWP approves six projects worth over Rs 5.694 billionBusiness Recorderall 4 news articles »
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:51 pm
Updated 11 days ago - DAWN.com
DAWN.comUpdated 11 days agoDAWN.comReferring to economic initiatives of the government, the prime minister said his government was working to make Gwadar Port fully functional at the earliest and develop the Gwadar-Kashgar link, under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor portfolio, and ...Pakistan government wants peace within and outside borders: Nawaz SharifFinancial ExpressRegional peace vital for socio-economic gains: NawazDaily TimesWe want peace but no compromise on sovereignty: PMThe News Internationalall 128 news articles »
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 6:08 pm
Sri Lanka Is Too Big To Fall
In response China is building a blue water navy, investing billions of dollars on the String of Pearls strategy [SOP] of building ports in Hambantota, Gwadar [Pakistan], Bangladesh and Myanmar to protect China’s sea route from China to Africa and Middle ...
Posted on 18 October 2014 | 12:08 pm
China’s Growing Military Pressure Against
Gwadar, Pakistan; Chittagong, Bangladesh; Hambantota, Sri Lanka; the Maldives; and Seychelles have all seen a growth in such Chinese investments over the past decade. Although much of this has been portrayed as an effort at encircling, even isolating India ...
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 8:47 pm
Hashish smuggling attempt foiled
GWADAR: Pakistan Coast Guard seized 294kg of fine quality hashish from a Pasni coastal area on Wednesday night. The drug was meant to be smuggled to some foreign country. Sources said on Thursday that a pick-up laden with hashish had been confiscated.
Posted on 3 October 2014 | 12:01 am
Here's Some Close-Up Photos Of That Island
Tuesday, following a 7.7 magnitude earthquake, there were reports that a small island had emerged off the coast of Gwadar, Pakistan. Despite initial scepticism from some quarters, the evidence seems to suggest it’s real.
Posted on 25 September 2013 | 4:24 pm
How Did the Pakistan Earthquake Create a Mud
On Tuesday, a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck a remote part of western Pakistan, killing more than 260 people and displacing hundreds of thousands. It also triggered formation of a new island off the coast, which has quickly become a global curiosity.
Posted on 25 September 2013 | 2:05 pm