Tuesday, 9 August, 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

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YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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