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Pakistan to resume Afghan exports through Wagah border from 15 July

Pakistan has restored bilateral trade at all border crossing terminals to pre-Covid-19 status with suitable protocols.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Pakistan chuckled while India clashed at LAC. Forgot how China nibbled at its borders too

A serious threat may lead to Beijing hitting the pause button on territorial expansion, but in the long run the slow decadal expansionism will not cease.
File image of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan | Photo: ANI

Pakistanis are saying ‘mandir nahi banaenge’. Fatwas follow Hindu temple construction

Not allowing the construction of a Krishna temple in Islamabad is Pakistan’s latest ‘sin’ against the Hindus who have equal rights under the Constitution.
Kulbhusahn Jadhav

MEA dismisses Pakistan claim that Kulbhushan Jadhav refused to file appeal, calls it farce

Pakistan Wednesday said that Jadhav was offered to file an appeal in June in the Islamabad High Court for review and reconsideration of his death row conviction.
Kulbhusahn Jadhav

India sees ‘conspiracy’ in Pakistan move to grant second consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan Wednesday said Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file a review plea of his death sentence. India says Jadhav was ‘forced’ to do it.
File photo | Raiwind Tablighi Markaz, Pakistan | Raiwind-Tableegi-Markaz/Facebook

How Made-in-India Tablighi Jamaat became the largest organisation in Pakistan

In his book ‘Inside the Tablighi Jamaat’, Ziya Us Salaam writes about the Tablighi Jamaat in Pakistan, and how it rose to political prominence under Nawaz Sharif.
People stand on a roof of a house amidst debris of a passenger plane, crashed in a residential area near an airport in Karachi, Pakistan on Friday. Photo | Reuters via ANI

Fatal crash, fake pilots, piling losses expose how broken Pakistan’s PIA is

PIA hasn’t made a profit in 15 years & liabilities amounted to $3.8 billion last year. It has some 14,000 employees for a fleet of only about 30 planes.
A file photo of US soldiers in Afghanistan | Commons

Pakistan, China call for withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan

During diplomatic talks, China and Pakistan agreed to enhance cooperation with Afghanistan in support of the 'Afghan-led, Afghan-owned' peace reconciliation process.
File photo of Pakistan's health minister Dr Zafar Mirza | Twitter

Pakistan’s health minister Dr Zafar Mirza tests positive for Covid-19

Pakistan's coronavirus tally has crossed 2,31,000 with 4,762 deaths reported so far.
Doctors treat Covid-19 patients in an intensive care unit at a Hospital in Rome, Italy | Bloomberg

48 doctors in Pakistan resign citing shortage of protective gears

The health department of Pakistan's Punjab province said the doctors, mostly young ones, resigned from govt teaching hospitals & their resignations were accepted.

On Camera

Uyghur Muslim women in the Grand Bazaar in Kashgar, Xinjiang, China

TV anchors outrage over Uyghurs in China, but stay quiet about Indian Muslims

After cheering the ban on Chinese apps, the latest coping mechanism of Indian TV news seems to be focusing on the plight of the Uyghur Muslims in China.
The Reserve Bank of India | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI’s March rate cut was biggest surprise in history of monetary policy panel, paper says

India’s rate-setting panel is due to meet in the first week of August as the economy heads toward its first annual contraction in more than four decades.

Defence

Army Chief General MM Naravane (2nd R) during his visit along along the border in Jammu, Samba and Pathankot region

Army chief Narvane visits forward areas along IB in Pathankot-Jammu region

During the visit, the Army chief reviewed the security situation and emphasised on 'zero tolerance' against ceasefire violations by Pakistan and infiltration attempts.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Uttar Pradesh is India’s broken heartland, break it into 4 or 5 states

Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and most powerful, is also the worst governed. A state with 1-in-6 Indians has no hope because of its size.