Wednesday, 17 August, 2022
TopicPakistan media

Topic: Pakistan media

Actress Alizeh Shah caught smoking. Pakistanis accuse her of corrupting culture

Someone recorded TV actress Alizeh Shah smoking in a car. Soon, Pakistani social media was abuzz with users blaming feminism and the showbiz industry.

Hamid Mir’s defiance of military, ISI and emergence of a new ‘General Rani’ in Pakistan

The Pakistani media may never undertake a full-throated challenge to the diktats of the deep state, but sometimes it is angry enough to let out a roar.

Mocking Pakistan army can land you in jail for 2 yrs. What about Imran Khan’s old speeches?

A Pakistani journalist’s book was recently seized from shelves because it had a cartoon on its cover — of Imran Khan playing at Gen Bajwa’s feet.

Pakistan media’s support for #MeToo ends when one of their own is accused

Now, victims of sexual harassment in Pakistan have to be on the ‘right’ side of the media to be heard.

Pak on Art 370 move: Tribune blames Trump’s Kashmir claim, Nation dubs it Frankentstein’s monster

ThePrint takes a look at what Pakistani news media had to say on the Modi govt's move to revoke Article 370 and strip Jammu & Kashmir of its special status.

Pakistani press says India’s claims of victory for UN blacklisting of Masood Azhar false

Chinese tabloid Global Times quoted its Foreign Military spokesperson Geng Shuang as saying that Pakistan has made 'enormous contributions to fighting terrorism'.

Pakistani media was quick to spin UN action on Masood Azhar as diplomatic win for Islamabad

Pakistan’s establishment will continue to play the double game on Kashmir and India-focused militancy.

Dear Pakistani media, you picked on the wrong woman this time, writes Reham Khan

 If the entire PTI goes into meltdown in Pakistan at the mere threat of a book, how will they cope with an attack by the enemy on the borders.

On Camera

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.

India’s ‘salaried class’ shrank during Covid, Muslims hit hardest, govt data suggests

India’s salaried class shrank by 2.7 percentage points during pandemic, govt’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) shows. But data for religious minorities, women is even bleaker.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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