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‘Hurdles’ this Pashtun leader faced just to travel from Islamabad to Karachi

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Punjab police introduce new measure to prevent honour killing, and a special force deployed in Murree for tourist safety.

Protesters boycott polio vaccination after 2 children die in Peshawar

PIA wants passengers at new airport five hours before take-off, Pakistan lashes out at US with 'tit-for-tat' curbs for diplomats.

Go to Pakistan: Mega oil-pipeline set to complete by 2019

Here is what’s happening across the border: 2,000-km oil pipeline set to be completed next year, and Pakistan is an 'underachiever' on the Lowy Institute Asia Power Index.

Logistically challenged, brand new Islamabad airport detects a bullet in passenger bag

Here's what's happening across the border: Interior minister survives a bullet through his arm, and a transgender person was tortured by an assailant in...

Chief justice of Pakistan won’t allow a cricket ground in national park

Here's what's happening across the border: Police manhandle protesting journalists and a free kidney treatment facility in Quetta. National park vs cricket stadium, CJP takes...

Businesses in Pakistan worried that China is ‘eating up their economy’

Here's what's happening across the border: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's first female driver was murdered, and the Hazara community of Quetta is protesting against their targeted killing.

Pakistani navy saves the lives of 12 Indian fishermen stranded at sea for eight days

Here's what's happening across the border: Karachi sees an alarming rise in the killing of girl babies, while China gives $1 billion loan to Pakistan.

Pakistan’s unprecedented budget that focuses on CPEC more than anything else

Here's what is happening across the border: In a week of many firsts, Punjab University gets first woman V-C in 136 years, and an open court in Peshawar for the Sikhs.

US military officer barred from leaving Pak after fatal traffic offence

A Lahore court has made the first conviction for child pornography under new law, and cricketer Sana Mir has slammed advertisements objectifying women. 

Imran Khan’s marriage is in trouble, again, and his pet dogs could be a reason

Here's what's happening across the border: The govt of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa decides to negotiate with protesting PTM members and app-based taxi service Careem gets hacked.

On Camera

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Adani is down but far from out. What he does next...

With the group’s attention focused on paying off its existing loans to retain financial credibility, funding ambitious new projects must take a back seat until finances stabilises.
By January 31 this year, wheat prices averaged about Rs 38 per kilogram | Representative picture | Photo: PTI

With tightening wheat supplies globally, prices of atta soar Rs 7...

Experts believe prices are likely to go down as harvest season approaches & assert that government must release strategic reserve in open market to enhance supply. 

Defence

India is modernising its armed forces and trying to reduce defence imports | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Budget 2023: Defence gets 13% more than last yr. Pensions &...

Capital budget increased to Rs 1.62 lakh crore from 1.52 lakh crore. Navy, Army see substantial increase but allocation for procuring aircraft, aero engines goes down.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Market has won & now it’s for Adani to decide whether...

If the political establishment responds to a situation like this as if it’s something that must only play out between a corporate & the market, it's coming of age of Indian capitalism.