Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan

$20-bn US aid is nothing compared to the price Pakistan paid during ‘war on terror’: Imran Khan

Here’s what’s happening across the border: US senator Rand Paul insists no aid to Pakistan until Asia Bibi is freed, Pak Hindu senator figures in BBC 100 Women list.
US President Donald Trump | Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg 

Donald Trump justifies cutting aid to Pakistan, says it doesn’t do a ‘damn thing for’ America

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Pakistan President Arif Alvi says govt has no plans to recognise Israel and amend blasphemy law; Supreme Court orders resumption of Karachi’s iconic tram service.
Imran Khan

Hitler & Napoleon wouldn’t have suffered losses if they had taken U-turns, says Imran Khan

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Photo of foreign minister receiving standing ovation at UN is fake, and ‘Instagram lovers’ take Pakistan by storm.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari addressing a rally at Khairpur Nathan Shah, Sindh | @BBhuttoZardari/Twitter

Bilawal Bhutto slams Imran Khan govt’s ‘inaction’ on SP’s killing

Why this Islamabad deputy commissioner got polio drops, and Sindhi singer’s captivating ‘Ko Ko Korina’ spoof.
Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi

Kashmir belongs to Pakistan, Afridi backtracks after row

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Two newspapers served notices for misquoting Chief Justice of Pakistan; Pakistan's Punjab village’s men fought during WW1.
Najam Sethi

Najam Sethi, man for all Pak seasons, back in new ‘bird’ avatar

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Human rights minister angry as niqab-wearing girl not allowed entry in Lahore school; Pak Air Force hit by developing cyber attack.
Pak Army chief's son's marriage ceremony

Pakistan army chief son’s marriage performed by Islamic hardline cleric

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Journalist ‘detained’ by Pak agencies is accused of possessing ‘jihadist literature’; Awami National Party suspends two senior leaders.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar

Lahore man donates Rs 80 mn worth property to dam fund, Pak CJ orders his medical exam

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Harvard Law School graduate questions legality of cryptocurrencies in Islamic finance; Pak women’s cricket team gives away 10 runs to India in T20 match.
British Backpacker Society

British Backpacker Society returns to Pakistan to ‘explore nature’s beauty’

Here’s what’s happening across the border: PPP leader Sherry Rehman slams Imran govt for not addressing Parliament on key issues; Pak actor opens up about divorce and mother’s death.
Pashtun rights activist Gulalai Ismail

ISI got Pashtun rights activist named on no-fly list

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Imran Khan hails China visit and is off to Malaysia late November; Malala’s father’s biography gets published.
smash brahmin patriarchy

Twitter’s apology a cop out or was CEO Jack Dorsey wrong to hold Brahmin-patriarchy poster?

A photo of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey holding a poster that said ‘Smash Brahminal Patriarchy’ triggered social media outrage after Right-wing ideologues called it ...
Illustration by Soham Sen |

How CBI went from being a caged parrot to a wild vulture

India’s premier anti-corruption agency has defied two decades of reform and become an embarrassment with its bosses calling each other thief.