Sunday, 26 June, 2022
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Indian army personnel held for allegedly passing on confidential documents to Pakistan’s ISI

The Delhi Police said the army man was arrested, along with a vegetable vendor, under Officials Secrets Act for their alleged involvement in sending sensitive information to Pakistan.

ISI ‘meddling’ in judiciary, media: Ex-judge on how Pakistan Army tried to ‘manipulate’ cases

Former judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui alleges ISI officers visited him in 2018 to try and influence proceedings related to Nawaz Sharif's conviction & the acquittal of BOL News CEO.

Hamid Mir’s defiance of military, ISI and emergence of a new ‘General Rani’ in Pakistan

The Pakistani media may never undertake a full-throated challenge to the diktats of the deep state, but sometimes it is angry enough to let out a roar.

If Biden ignores Afghanistan-Pakistan, ISI will get a long rope. India must play bigger role

Giving peace a chance is out of the question in Afghanistan. Several recent attacks show someone in the neighbourhood is not happy with the way the peace talks are going.

Is ISI behind rising Afghan violence? Here’s why Doha talks are key

Pakistan hasn’t waited in the wings for 19 years to suddenly abandon its need to manage its northern neighbour and control the great game in Inner Asia.

ISI plans to brief foreign missions in Pakistan on LoC status and ‘anti-terror steps’

Pakistan is also said to be deliberating on maintaining a fine balance between its all-weather ally China and the new Joe Biden administration that will take over in the US.

Barack Obama memoir says a lot. But it’s ex-ISI chief Asad Durrani’s book that needs attention

While India is obsessed about what former US President Barack Obama said about Rahul Gandhi, it is a fiction book from Pakistan that we must turn to.

Pakistan’s retired officers shouldn’t head civilian organisations. Military is only for war

Had Sandhurst-trained UK officers run British organisations they too might have failed like Pakistan International Airlines and Pakistan Steel Mills.

Dear Pakistanis, don’t get swayed by Nawaz Sharif. Think of all I do for PM Imran Khan

Truth be told, Nawaz Sharif has always been jealous of the Pakistani Army, for he is the only leader who saw our political potential in Kargil, or during the 1999 coup.

Alert along LoC after ISI drone spotted, Army suspects supply of weapons to terrorists

Lt Gen B S Raju of XV corps said the terrorists holed up in the Valley have been facing acute shortage of arms and are desperately looking for help from across the border.

On Camera

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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