Friday, 30 September, 2022
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Topic: Aid

India likely to start wheat aid to Kabul via Pakistan Tuesday, Afghan trucks to take 1st batch

About 30-40 Afghan trucks will be crossing over from Pakistan to India Monday night and will leave for Afghanistan after the loading of 10 MT of wheat is complete  .

Sunder Pichai, Punit Renjen, Shantanu Narayen join global Covid task force to help India

The task force is a newly formed public-private partnership organised by the US Chamber of Commerce and supported by Business Roundtable.

Had US used its economic power over Pakistan in 1971, Asia could have avoided a war

Until now, the United States has seldom used its economic leverage to shape Pakistan’s behaviour.

$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.

Let me set the record straight. I was in Geneva for Kerala: Shashi Tharoor

There is no shame in taking the help extended to us by friends. Earlier this week, on 20-21 August, I travelled to Geneva, Switzerland, where I held a series...

Talk Point: Is the proposed inter-agency review of American support to Pakistan different from such past exercises?

What will the implications of this move be on Pakistan and on the South Asian region? We ask experts

On Camera

YourTurn

(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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