Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicPakistan High Commission

Topic: Pakistan High Commission

A ‘witch-hunt’, Pakistani politics and row over money — The Broadsheet saga

In episode 662 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta breaks down the story of bribery, intrigue, back-stabbing and a mysterious death surrounding a little known private company.

2006 batch IFS officer Suresh Kumar appointed as India’s Charge d’Affaires to Pakistan

Kumar has worked as deputy secretary at the Pakistan desk in the Ministry of External Affairs and is expected to take up the assignment in Islamabad shortly.

NIA files chargesheet against suspended J&K DSP Davinder Singh, 5 others in terror case

Singh, who was arrested in January 2020, is alleged to have established contact with officials of Pakistan High Commission through secure social media platforms, say officials.

India asks Pakistan High Commission to reduce staff strength to half within a week

India says Pakistan diplomats’ behaviour an ‘intrinsic element of a larger policy of supporting cross-border violence and terrorism’.

Pakistan’s India envoy-designate Moin ul Haque set for ambassador duty in China

Pakistan’s acting high commissioner in India, Syed Haidar Shah, is also likely to take up ambassador’s role in Nepal as bilateral diplomatic ties remain downgraded.

Pakistani officials caught ‘trying to obtain Indian security documents’ in espionage row

Pakistan officials Abid Hussain and Muhammad Tahir, who worked in the High Commission’s visa section, had fake Aadhaar cards when they were caught.

Modi govt boycotted Pak Day event due to LS polls, say Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti

The Ministry of External Affairs had said India would boycott the Pakistan High Commission function because 'separatist leaders' had been invited.

Pakistan High Commission official briefly detained after tiff over ‘inappropriate touching’

New Delhi has said that the Pakistan High Commission official was never arrested, but Islamabad claims he was.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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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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