Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicIslamabad International Airport

Topic: Islamabad International Airport

Imran Khan said ‘absolutely not’ to US. But its troops are in Pakistan, and no one knows why

Some feared the return of 'Musharraf days' as US troops were spotted at Islamabad airport after Imran Khan had said that he will 'absolutely not' let the CIA in.

Protesters boycott polio vaccination after 2 children die in Peshawar

PIA wants passengers at new airport five hours before take-off, Pakistan lashes out at US with 'tit-for-tat' curbs for diplomats.

Go to Pakistan: Mega oil-pipeline set to complete by 2019

Here is what’s happening across the border: 2,000-km oil pipeline set to be completed next year, and Pakistan is an 'underachiever' on the Lowy Institute Asia Power Index.

Logistically challenged, brand new Islamabad airport detects a bullet in passenger bag

Here's what's happening across the border: Interior minister survives a bullet through his arm, and a transgender person was tortured by an assailant in...

Grand Pashtun rally kicks off, demands freedom and release of missing persons

Here's what's happening across the border: Pakistan to consider decriminalising consensual sex on UN's suggestion, and bad healthcare conditions continue to pose a challenge.

On Camera

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

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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