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Waqar Zaka is Pakistan’s one-man army. He’s fighting cryptocurrency ban, Imran Khan

Waqar Zaka has threatened to hit Democracy Chowk in Islamabad to protest against the proposed ban on cryptocurrency.

Musharraf back on Twitter, Pakistanis say ‘Insha’Allah, you will return, fight treason case’

Some Pakistanis also called the former army chief, who had carried out a coup against his Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the real traitor of Pakistan.

Pakistanis high on Netflix, Princess Diana and Humayun Saeed. But Fawad Khan fans sulking

Users online had raised objections when a Pakistani role in Netflix’s popular Korean series Squid Game was played by an Indian.

Atif Aslam trended calling out Pakistani rogue fans in concerts. Other singers following him

Pakistani rapper Talha Anjum was recently attacked with a bottle while performing live. Asim Azhar and Aima Baig have also faced notorious crowds.

On Pakistan TV drama, an awkward scene on honeymoon and Ramzan. Viewers can’t stop laughing

A scene from Geo Entertainment's drama Aye Musht-e-Khaak has left many Pakistanis uncomfortable who are now expressing their shock online.

Imran Khan is under scrutiny again. This time it’s for foreign donations to his party PTI

Pakistani Opposition claims the report is a 'damning indictment' of Imran Khan and PTI. But the PM also wants PPP and PML-N to be scrutinised.

Pakistan’s longest serving blasphemy convict now faces death

Bhatti is accused of sending blasphemous texts abusing Prophet’s mother. He was tortured into confessing the same, says US Commission for International Religious Freedom.

Not ‘Lifafa’, Pakistani media has a new name: ‘Basket Journalists’. Thanks to a leaked audio

In the leaked audio, PML-N's Maryam Nawaz and Pervaiz Rashid talk of 'media bias', while certain journalists will receive ‘baskets’ from Nawaz Sharif.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s shoe points at Saudi envoy. Angry Pakistanis call it ‘unislamic’

In a recent meeting between Pakistan’s Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Saudi's Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, it looks like ‘respect’ and ‘culture’ went for a toss.

Actress Alizeh Shah caught smoking. Pakistanis accuse her of corrupting culture

Someone recorded TV actress Alizeh Shah smoking in a car. Soon, Pakistani social media was abuzz with users blaming feminism and the showbiz industry.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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