Saturday, 21 May, 2022
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Topic: Islamabad

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.

India criticises Pakistan’s response to abduction of Afghan envoy’s daughter in Islamabad

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi described the incident as 'very shocking' and said that Pakistan's denial of the victim's account is 'stooping to a new low.'

World’s hottest place in Pakistan, how Imran got into trouble over Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan remark

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

A maulana burned a sofa in Islamabad. But that isn’t the only thing burning in Pakistan

In July 2007, Islamabad shook to the sound of rockets and bombs, and carnage followed. The call was given by the same maulana who is slashing sofas now.

Why Twitter is upset over Allama Iqbal’s Lahore statue & Arabic now must in Islamabad schools

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines. 

Islamabad eatery owners regret joke on manager, why DJ close to Imran was arrested

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

Imran Khan assures justice to family of 22-year-old ‘killed on purpose’ by Islamabad Police

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

5 police officers in Islamabad arrested and remanded after they ‘shot dead’ 21-yr-old

Usama Nadeem was shot six times by the police in the head, chest and back. The accused have been sent to three-day physical remand.

First woman journalist in Pakistan’s Swat says press club denied membership due to gender

Shaista Hakim alleges that her journalistic credentials of 9 years were never acknowledged by the local journalistic community in Swat because she is a woman.

Like China, Pakistan is using Islamabad & Karachi’s civil airports for military purposes

Satellite images show that both the old and new Islamabad airports as well as the Karachi airport have provisions to be used by the Pakistan Air Force.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

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.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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