Thursday, 6 October, 2022

Topic: Pakistan

Imran Khan paid no heed to PCB flaws, he was obsessed with foreign model of cricket

Imran Khan’s contribution to Pakistani cricket was supreme, but he will still be hailed as ‘half a hero’.

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.

Women in Gilgit-Baltistan gear up for the first sporting event but some clerics are unhappy

Gilgit-Baltistan Women Sports Gala 2022 will see college-going women participate in a range of sports tournaments – including cricket, basketball, tennis, badminton.

Why Russia’s nuclear threats to Ukraine are as empty as Pakistan’s to India

Russia is trying to do what Pakistan tried—engage in aggression and threaten nuclear escalation if the other side responded.

Ishaq Dar back as Pakistan FM but it’s outgoing Miftah Ismail who did the ‘dirty’ work

Dar will steer Pakistan’s finances at a time when his country is struggling with an economic crisis worsened by deadly floods and is marked by high inflation.

Chinese national dies after gunman opens fire inside clinic in Pakistan, 2 injured

Police said the attacker, pretending to be a patient, entered inside a dental clinic in Karachi’s Saddar area. Both the injured victims has been identified as Chinese nationals.

21 Pakistani soldiers injured during suicide attack on military convoy in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is a restive tribal district bordering Afghanistan. Despite a ceasefire committed by Tehreek-Taliban Pakistan, attacks on security forces in tribal districts is on the rise.

Nothing secure about Pakistan’s cybersecurity. PMO leaks latest example

Over 100-hour-long conversations, not just of PM Sharif but also of his family and other party members are reportedly up for auction on dark web.

Pakistanis stand by minister Marriyum Aurangzeb after London hecklers call her ‘thief’

Fellow ministers, journalists and even Benazir Bhutto’s daughter Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari came out in support of Aurangzeb.

When Pakistan govt said it’ll protest US drone strikes on Pashtuns and then ignore it

In The Pashtuns, Tilak Devasher talks about Pakistan's adoption of a duplicitous policy on the drones campaign by the US.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

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.