Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicGwadar

Topic: Gwadar

In Gwadar protest success, you are missing out this war within Pakistani establishment

The success of Gwadar protest is a sign of people’s power, but it hides the battle between those who control the province.

Chabahar Port is not against China or Gwadar, Iran FM Javad Zarif says

At the Raisina Dialogue, Zarif said the Chabahar project will move since India, Pakistan, China and Iran all have a ‘shared interest’ in Afghanistan.

‘Great to be back in Balochistan’: Top US diplomat in Pakistan visits CPEC hub Gwadar

US Chargé d’affaires Angela Aggeler said the visit serves as the latest example of US-Pakistan cooperation on shared interests.

Beijing’s CPEC is the new East India Company in Balochistan

In ‘Balochistan’, Francesca Marino writes that Pakistan is turning Gwadar and other coastal areas of Balochistan into a Chinese Kaliningrad.

Pakistan to raise new division HQ in Gwadar to protect $60 bn economic corridor to China

Chinese security concerns were heightened after gunmen stormed a five-star hotel in Gwadar in May 2019. The target were the Chinese staying at the hotel.

Heavily armed militants enter Pearl Continental Hotel in Pakistan’s Gwadar

Guests at the Pearl Continental Hotel were safely moved out, and no casualties were immediately reported.

Pakistan executes 6-year-old Zainab’s murderer Imran Ali in presence of her father

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Pakistan navy commissions indigenously-built warship PNS Moawin, and woman car mechanic breaking gender stereotypes.

Pak is broke, IMF calls for stronger fiscal measures

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Pakistan foreign minister urges the US to resume military aid; every eighth prisoner executed in the world is a Pakistani.

Pakistan is facing $12 billion financing gap, says IMF

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Islamabad High Court order reveals charges against Sharif family never proven; Pakistan's scuba divers cleaning sea floors.

Vatican City gets its second Pakistani cardinal

Imran Khan explains his controversial sufi shrine visit; Pakistani SC restrains school fee collection during summer vacations.

On Camera

YourTurn

Sania Mirza does it again. Just like she did on motherhood, Pakistani spouse and court-dress

Six Grand Slams and 47 titles didn't come easy for Sania Mirza who fought fatwas, questions on her patriotism and sexism to put Indian tennis on global stage.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

The MacMahon Line, with Arunachal Pradesh marked in red | Source: US Department of Defence

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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