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Lt Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa (retd) | Facebook/AsimBajwaISPR

I, Asim Bajwa, may have quit, but don’t forget I still head Cheese Pizza Economic Corridor

Finally, Imran Khan has accepted my resignation as his special assistant. But CPEC is still Asim Bajwa’s, my friends.
Lt Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa | File photo: Twitter | @AsimBajwaISPR

Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s top aide Asim Bajwa resigns, but will remain on CPEC panel

Former Pakistan general Lt Gen (Retd) Asim Bajwa announced his resignation shortly after dismissing charges of corruption against him in a Twitter rebuttal.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan with Chinese President Xi Jinping | File photo: @ForeignOfficePk | Twitter

China’s Belt & Road gets new life in Pakistan as army pushes projects worth $11 billion

Pakistan & China signed deals in the last month for 2 hydro-power projects worth $3.9 billion & another to revamp the railways for $7.2 billion.
Imran Khan

Pakistan PM Imran Khan vows to complete CPEC at any cost

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which connects Gwadar Port to Xinjiang province, is the flagship project of China's multi-billion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan with Chinese President Xi Jinping | File photo: @ForeignOfficePk | Twitter

CPEC is China-Pakistan corruption corridor. This challenges Indian security in new ways

India has always factored in a possible Chinese front in war with Pakistan. Now the second front will also have to be considered in the punishment strategy.
A development site near Gwadar Port, operated by China Overseas Ports Holding Co., in July 2018 | Photo: Asim Hafeez | Bloomberg

CPEC – China’s most ambitious project in Pakistan has become a corridor to nowhere

Almost 7 years after the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor was established, there’s little evidence of its ambitious and grand vision being realised.
File photo of Sheik Hasina Wajed | David Greedy/Bloomberg News

As Modi govt doubles down on CAA, long-time friend Bangladesh moves closer to China

Opposition’s misinformation campaign has generated enough negative publicity. Modi govt will be in bigger trouble if Bangladesh’s rumour mills become active.
Sost Dry Port on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in PoK

This ‘Green Corridor’ in PoK will ease agricultural goods movement from Pakistan to China

China has taken over the Sost Dry Port in PoK, which will help move Pakistani goods to Tashkurgen in Xinjiang province through the Khunjerab Pass.
Buildings stand under construction at a development site, operated by China Overseas Ports Holding Co., near Gwadar Port in Gwadar, Balochistan, Pakistan | Photographer: Asim Hafeez/Bloomberg

Under pressure from China, Pakistan Army has taken institutional control over CPEC

The Imran Khan govt has appointed a retired three-star Pakistani general to head the CPEC Authority. Analysts say this is to bring Army directly in command.
A fire rages in the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg News

US slams CPEC but Pakistan knows it can spurn India’s need for 26/11 closure with China help

Masterminds like Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi have been in and out of Rawalpindi’s jail in the last 11 years, with Lakhvi even fathering a child.

On Camera

The victim's pyre burns amid heavy police presence in her village, Boolgarhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrintIndia

Dear upper caste Indians, Hathras is not another Nirbhaya. It is a Khairlanji

From Kilvenmani massacre in 1968 to the Chunduru massacre in 1991 to the Khairlanji atrocity in 2006, Dalits have been vainly hoping to access legal justice in India.
An employee counts Indian rupee banknotes at a Walmart Inc. Best Price Modern Wholesale store in Hyderabad, India, on 16 March 2019 (Representational Image) | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

In ‘Diwali bonus’, govt waives interest-on-interest even for those who didn’t opt for moratorium

After its affidavit to SC, govt orders issues waiver norms including cashback by 5 November. All standard accounts up to 29 February eligible for benefits.

Defence

INS Vikramaditya | @DefenceDecode | Twitter

Navy demonstrates combat readiness with video of missile destroying ship in Arabian Sea

The missile was fired by frontline corvette INS Prabal as part of a mega naval drill involving aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, attack helicopters, and aircraft.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.