Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicIslamabad

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

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

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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