Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicISI chief

Topic: ISI chief

No photos please. New ISI chief wants to be a mystery man, unlike ‘media hungry’ Bajwa

Following Lt Gen Nadeen Anjum's order, video recordings of National Security Committee's Monday meeting captured everyone except for Pakistan's new ISI chief.

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.

Afghanistan and Pakistan are in a strategic embrace that cannot have a happy ending

Although Pakistan is now keen to provide the Taliban-led Afghan government political and strategic support, it could soon become too much to handle.

A year ago, PM Imran Khan promised Naya Pakistan but gave a series of embarrassments

Pakistan PM’s score card on altering the economic, foreign and security policies to usher in a welfare state is dismal.

New ISI chief Faiz Hameed a manipulator picked by army chief Bajwa to be his master’s voice

Pakistan Army replaced its ISI head within 8 months with an ‘average’ officer close to chief Bajwa, whose hold in country’s politics grows by day.

Pakistan’s new ISI chief was accused of secretly helping Imran Khan’s party in 2018 polls

Lt Gen. Hameed Faiz was appointed ISI chief Sunday. India will closely watch how he steers ties between ISI and terror outfits Jaish and Lashkar.

Pakistan’s imminent bailout from IMF will be its biggest ever

Here’s what’s happening across the border: IMF and World Bank have some crucial suggestions for Pakistan to alter economic landscape; President’s house lit up pink to promote breast cancer awareness.

On Camera

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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