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Letter From Pakistan

These Pakistani social media ‘stars’ are raising temperature with Pathaan’s Besharam Rang

Lahore’s Akhtar Lawa, fake Mr Bean, and other ‘stars’ shine despite back-breaking inflation, price hikes, and fading forex reserves.

Pakistan’s Army chief Asim Munir with his flat abs & lucky no. 17 is Imran’s target

Imran Khan views the role of the army within the ambit of the constitution is laughable. Was he in deep slumber when he was using the same uniform for his chores?

Pakistan’s true crime podcast is Imran Khan selling MBS’ gift. It’s Crime Master Gogi

'Ummah leader' Imran Khan was busy selling State gifts. Yet the PTI thinks that its biggest problem is Google showing Imran's images on searching ‘Ghari chor’.

In Pakistan, Rishi Sunak’s origin is another unfinished agenda of Partition

In city of wrestlers Gujranwala, a bunch of residents—including some pehlwans—came out to congratulate the British PM.

Pakistan president wants Imran Khan’s view on Kaun Banega Army Chief. Sure, ask Modi too

Not too long ago, Imran Khan was enjoying gulab jamuns over the disqualification of former PM Nawaz Sharif. Now the Election Commission has barred him from holding any public office.

Audio leaks kick off ‘happy hours’ in Pakistan politics, everyone has stuff against everyone

Imran Khan was elated over PM Shehbaz Sharif discussing Maryam Nawaz’s request for machinery from India. Until the hacker dropped a series of audio leaks from the time Khan was in the PM office.

Boys didn’t play well – As Pakistanis blame Afghans, they forget role in Taliban rise

That cricket is not a gentleman’s game was clear during the Pakistan-Afghanistan Asia Cup match. But now there is complete denial.

A star is born in Pakistan—Ustad Chahat Fateh Ali Khan

As flamboyant as Bappi Lahri with his gold and silver gems and as magnificent as Taher Shah with his lines, Chahat is already in the league of all-time greats.

Pakistan still fighting for azadi. Its soap opera has more seasons than Days of Our Lives

A dysfunctional democracy trapped in the claws of the IMF—that’s Pakistan @75.

Pakistan has a new export—Tehreek-e-Labbaik ‘ghazis’, ‘saints’ with the dagger of blasphemy

Rizwan Ashraf isn't the only anti-blasphemy crusader influenced by TLP. Netherlands to Peshawar—they're sprawling inside and outside the Pakistan border.

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Representational image | Indian Army | ANI

Why Theatre Commands must be accompanied by a Uniform Military Code

The differences on justice delivery among the individual Services exist mostly as a legacy of the British Acts from which the existing laws were derived.
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Spying, cocaine, money-laundering, historic losses: The sordid tale of the fall...

Switzerland’s 2nd largest bank has been merged with country’s largest bank & its rival UBS for a lot lower than its market value. Regulators say this was the best way forward.


File photo of Indigenous Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv| photo: ANI

Yet another ALH accident calls for independent & comprehensive review of...

Over the last two decades 18 to 22 incidents involving the ALH Dhruv have been reported. Experts say the malaise in the ALH fleet could be related to design & engineering issues.  
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

You’ve heard of jobless growth. But Tata, Birla, Ambani, Adani, have...

Modi govt's thrust on manufacturing is much-needed but it is pushing Indian manufacturing in the direction of outsourcing, same as our services industry.