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The writing is on the wall: Pakistan’s Imran Khan govt is on the edge of collapse

The army has always wanted an increased role in managing politics in Pakistan. Imran Khan’s ministers are giving it just that.
Army jawan keeps vigil in Poonch

Pakistan Army claims 4 civilians killed in firing by Indian forces along LoC

Pakistan Armed Forces alleged that Indian troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violations in Nikial and Bagsar sectors along the Line of Control.
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It’s PM Imran Khan who’s ‘calling the shots’ in Pakistan with army support, minister says

The remarks by Shireen Mazari came in response to a Bloomberg report which said the army was tightening its grip on Pakistan as Khan’s popularity was waning.
Imran Khan at Davos

Why the 18th Amendment has become a cause for irritation for the Pakistani Army

In episode 494 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains how Imran Khan, despite being the chosen one, is being side-lined by the Pakistani Army.
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Cynthia Ritchie’s accusations are bigger than Covid in Pakistan. As Imran Khan would like

Cash-strapped and under pressure for poor Covid-handling, Imran Khan government and Pakistan military are using an age-old strategy to shift attention.
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Army tightens grip on Pakistan again as Imran Khan’s popularity wanes

The military’s heightened profile comes as Imran Khan sees his influence & popularity fall due to slowing economy, high consumer prices & corruption investigations.
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Pakistan Army resorts to firing and shelling along LoC in J&K’s Poonch

Pakistan army initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by small arm firing with mortar shelling along LoC in Balakote sector in Poonch district Tuesday, a defence official said.
Representational image | Indian soldiers at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir | PTI

Army says ‘punishment’ being inflicted as Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire at 6 locations

Ceasefire violations by Pakistan began on Sunday evening at six locations along the LoC including five in Jammu.
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Pakistan military won’t take budget cuts easily, even for Covid. So this man has been hired

A lot of Pakistan’s defence budget may get redirected in the post-Covid era, but army isn’t going to let go. It now eyes revocation of a constitutional amendment.
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Balakot, Article 370 move changed geopolitics of region: Pakistan Army chief in ‘Green Book’

Pakistan Army's 'Green Book' calls for information warfare on Kashmir, threatens to derail Afghan peace process to prop up J&K and slams blackout in Valley.

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Nepotistic privilege should be a matter of social shame. It holds India back

Woke young millennials should start looking down upon friends who take the easy route of following up on their parents’ careers.
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Economy showing signs of recovery but pandemic may affect business climate: Finance Ministry

Improved kharif sowing, pick-up in electricity and petrol consumption, and higher freight movement indicate green shoots in the economy, ministry report stated.

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PLA troops ‘completely move out’ of Galwan as India-China head towards total disengagement

India and China have begun a second attempt at disengagement in Ladakh after a 61-day stand-off along the western sector of the LAC.
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It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.