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Ishrat Husain

Imran’s adviser says defence budget not to be held responsible for Pakistan’s financial crisis

FATF not satisfied with Pakistan’s actions against terror funding, and Pak Islamic clerics show solidarity with Saudi Arabia in Khashoggi case.
Imran Khan in Saudi Arabia

Pakistan PM Imran Khan to seek Saudi help to battle financial crisis

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Moody’s underscores importance of IMF bailout for Pakistan’s economy; Pak won’t succumb to US’ policy on Afghanistan, says Qureshi.
FATF's plenary meeting

Final phase of talks between FATF and Pak govt to decide country’s fate on terror financing charges

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Imran Khan hints at a possible IMF bailout; Snow leopard population declining in Pakistan
Ex-prime minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

After journalist Cyril Almeida, ex-Pak PM Abbasi is the new target of treason charges

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Pashtun rights activist Hayat Preghal to be released on bail; Terror financing watchdog FATF to visit Pakistan in October.
Shahzeb Jillani's interview with Malik Miskeen

Pak tribal leader says militants bombing schools are ‘fed’ by the State

Here's what's happening across the border: A false tsunami alert rocks Karachi; UK extends help to Pakistan to move out of FATF's grey list. 
Pakistan elections

Resurfacing of Islamist parties is meant to stop Nawaz Sharif from coming back to power

The extensive participation by religious parties in this election will only make things difficult for Pakistan in the longer run.
Cyril Almeida

Dawn journalist Cyril Almeida gets legal notice over Nawaz Sharif interview 

Chief justice of Pakistan admits he failed to put the house in order; Shah Rukh Khan's cousin withdraws from assembly elections.
FATF

Global terror finance watchdog puts Pakistan on grey list

Financial Action Task Force grey listed Pakistan despite Islamabad's 26-point action plan to choke terror funding.
Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah

176 Pakistani pilgrims await visa approval from India as Urs begins today

Here’s what is happening across the border: As Pakistan gets grey listed by anti-terror financing body, former PM Abbasi disqualified from contesting polls.
Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif’s UK real estate empire estimated to be £32 million

Pakistan may be formally ‘grey-listed’ for second time by global anti- terrorist financing body, as Umar Akmal says bookies approached him before India match

On Camera

Udit Raj

BJP is denying ticket to vocal Dalit MPs like Udit Raj because they just won’t fall in line

Most sitting MPs whom BJP denied ticket to contest the 2019 elections were vocal about issues of caste and social justice in India.
congress

3 months of Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi in active politics: Has she lived up to the hype?

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed Congress’ general secretary of Uttar Pradesh (East) on 23 January 2019.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.