Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicGeneral Qamar Javed Bajwa

Topic: General Qamar Javed Bajwa

Gen Bajwa can bet on Pakistan’s divided politics. Imran Khan’s defiance will lead to nothing

It's unfortunate that no one in Pakistan government and opposition will capture this opportunity and join hands to push back the army chief for good.

Team Bajwa now betting on UK to promote Taliban — to get to US indirectly

Pakistan Army chief General Bajwa is keenly engaged with the UK to market himself as someone who can turn things around, including handling the Taliban.

Pakistan realises it can’t abandon US for China yet. But how far will Bajwa & Co go?

If Indo-Pacific was a room, Pakistan would want to stand inside even if it doesn't get a seat at the table.

In Pakistan, Bajwa’s iftar dinner is trending. No Covid questions for Imran

Govt’s negligence towards vaccine procurement on one hand, and hesitancy among people on the other — that’s where Pakistan stands today.

Why PM Modi and Gen Bajwa mean business with India-Pakistan peace talks. Nothing else matters

What can India and Pakistan give each other to save face? This jockeying for a framework of give-and-take is likely what’s going on today.

Imran Khan’s U-turn on trade with India puts Delhi in a spot — who to talk to in Pakistan

Will the Modi government be taken in by the sob stories that are going to be told on the back-channel and bite the bait, or will it stick to its guns?

Pakistan’s peace offer came with fine print. Optimistic Indians failed to read it

Pakistan Army draws its extra constitutional powers by demonising India. It won't accept any change in public perception that could dispel Rawalpindi’s narrative.

Gen Bajwa wanted a ‘paradigm shift’ with India, but Pakistan military isn’t ready

India and Pakistan have begun to talk but they have not arrived at the moment when it becomes possible to imagine anchoring peace.

Dear Pakistanis: I am pushing BDSM, Bajwa Doctrine of Sadomasochism, at India

2021 has been exhausting so far. Making LoC a no-fire zone and seeing my Pakistani boys shamelessly laughing at their 1971 surrender photo is no small thing.

Peace has a better shot with Modi, Imran-military on same page, unlike Manmohan-Vajpayee days

On peace with India, Pakistan won’t do an about turn this time. It has no one to turn to.

On Camera

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
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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