Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
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A hockey turf in Pakistan ripped off for Imran Khan’s political pitch. Not so sportsmanlike

For Imran Khan's 13 August rally at National Hockey Stadium in Lahore, the astroturf has been removed to accommodate the large crowd. Pakistanis are not happy.

Pakistan waits for never-seen-before show on ‘Mother of the Nation’ Fatima Jinnah

Sajal Aly to Samiya Mumtaz, Danial K Afzal’s Partition drama, ‘Fatima Jinnah: Sister, Revolutionist, Statesman,’ boasts of some big names from Pakistani cinema.

Pakistan’s dwindling GDP doesn’t mean it will end up like Sri Lanka. It has IMF, nuclear arms

IMF is expected to begin the process of releasing a tranche worth $1.7 billion to Pakistan later this week.

Pakistanis latch onto ‘Notes on a Scandal’, true crime podcast on death of a poet

‘Notes on a scandal’ tells the story of former government official and Urdu Poet Mustafa Zaidi, who passed away 50 years ago, under mysterious circumstances.

‘Biggest dacoit’ to best friend—Imran Khan is Pervaiz Elahi’s newest ‘frenemy’

Pakistanis are mocking the ‘sheer irony’ of Elahi and Khan’s sudden camaraderie after the former was chosen as Punjab’s newest CM.

Not just on top of the world—Pakistani women create history by scaling ‘treacherous’ mount K2

PM Shehbaz Sharif congratulated Samina Baig in a tweet, who became the first Pakistani woman to scale mount K2—3 hours before fellow climber Naila Kiani.

Pakistan can’t catch a break. IMF won’t give loans to ‘clear debt’. China won’t start CPEC

Pakistan and IMF are engaged in tough talks in Doha over the $3 billion loan programme. It's just that IMF can see through Debt-ridden Pakistan's designs.

Superstitions, fake vaccine certificates have intensified Pakistan’s fight with Polio

Polio is back to haunt the people of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province after a 15-month hiatus.

Pakistan plays ping-pong with electoral reforms—Nawaz:1, Imran:1. Now, it’s Shehbaz’s turn

As political stalwarts fight for ‘free and fair elections’, Pakistan waits for actual electoral reforms

Imran Khan-EC tussle isn’t ending. Former PM wants general elections under ‘neutral CEC’

The tussle between Imran and CEC is not limited to PTI's foreign funding case and 2023 general elections-its roots run deep.

On Camera

YourTurn

Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.