Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicNawaz Sharif

Topic: Nawaz Sharif

Does Kashmir really matter to Pakistanis? Most don’t even have any deep attachment to it

In India's Pakistan Conundrum, Sharat Sabharwal shows how the Pakistani establishment seeks the fig leaf of dialogue on Kashmir to keep the issue alive.

Imran Khan’s becoming costly for Pakistan govt. But army won’t completely remove him from scene

Imran Khan is so tuned into Pakistan’s domestic politics, he sees foreign policy more as a ploy. That’s why he can surprise his rally audience with a Jaishankar video.

Nawaz Sharif plans return from exile. Pakistanis join Imran Khan in throwing down a challenge

PMLN government led by Shehbaz Sharif is planning to make relevant amendments to lift the Supreme Court’s ban on Nawaz Sharif and ease him back into Pakistani politics.

Elections to auctions—lions are Pakistan’s obsession. But without welfare concerns

Lahore Zoo had to cancel a lion auction amid criticism from WWF and animal rights activists. It has put a big question mark on Pakistan’s animal welfare policy.

Imran Khan’s having a coming-of-age moment. And it’s shaking up the Sharifs

Imran Khan or Shehbaz Sharif, the test of good neighbourliness will be real action against conspirators of the Mumbai attacks. India must wait and watch.

Pakistan’s looking at Punjab gangs again. But Shehbaz Sharif must target locals first

Poorly trained Border Military Police, outdated armoury, lack of knowledge—Pakistan is struggling to curb gang violence. 'Effective' strategies need more.

‘Nawaz Sharif wants to soften heart of Generals’ — Why Pakistan is inviting ailing Musharraf back

An ailing Musharraf wants to ‘spend rest of his life’ in Pakistan, and Nawaz Sharif — whom he had ousted in a coup — wants to the government to facilitate the return.

Pakistan’s being governed by London Sharif and Islamabad Sharif. But they’re not on same page

The disintegration of Sri Lanka is a warning. Ethnic divisions, economic mismanagement, and a horrendously uneconomic port— each has a parallel in Pakistan.

This PM worries about ‘aloo, tamatar’ prices — Shehbaz Sharif’s ‘Purana Pakistan’ is promising

When Shehbaz Sharif took office, Pakistanis couldn’t believe that a PM could give an entire speech without talking about himself. Pinch us, will you?

Imran has damaged the idea of Pakistan. Don’t expect it to turn into a normal country soon

Religion was just not the point of the idea of Pakistan. Imran Khan's mix of faux patriotism and religious populism will plague the country for decades.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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