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Pakistan sends a ‘message’ to Modi, test-fires nuclear missile on day of his poll sweep

Pakistan tested ballistic missile Shaheen-II, which has a range of 1,500 km. Indian security experts say timing of the test clear signal to new govt.
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With Lok Sabha elections over, how can India and Pakistan now repair fractured ties?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering appointing a national security adviser to revive backchannel diplomatic talks with India.
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Pakistan army’s separate special force will protect CPEC projects & Chinese nationals

Major General Asif Ghafoor said Pakistan has faced a very challenging war against terrorism during the last two decades.
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Pakistan stock market, currency reel after it seals 13th IMF bailout since 1980s

The Pakistan central bank is due to meet Monday to decide on monetary policy, with economists expecting a seventh straight hike in interest rates.
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Pakistani rupee sinks to new low of 150/dollar as IMF bailout conditions begin to bite

Pakistan’s economy is on the brink of collapse, and the IMF sanctioned a $6 billion loan last week on the condition that the rupee be left to perform freely.
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Pakistan to keep airspace ban on Indian flights till May 30

An official said Pakistan government will consider lifting the ban for Indian flights after the outcome of the Lok Sabha polls.

4 policemen killed & 11 injured in second terror attack in Balochistan

The attack took place near a mosque in Quetta's Satellite Town area, just when a van of Rapid Response Group officers arrived for extra security.

Pakistan is worried about conditions behind IMF’s $6 billion bailout, stock market crashes

National security imperatives of the waters are rising as surely as the sea levels around the world because of climate change.
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Gwadar hotel guests & staff rescued after terror attack, 1 dead

Balochistan Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for the attack in which three armed militants gunned down a security guard at the Pearl Continental Hotel.
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Russia ‘won’t sell war equipment to Pakistan’, ties limited to fighting terror

Intelligence reports have suggested that Islamabad is looking at building deeper military ties with Moscow, especially through the purchase of Russian systems.

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Is AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal also guilty of treating Muslims as an unthinking votebank?

Days after Delhi voted in the Lok Sabha elections, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal said the Muslim vote “shifted” to the Congress at the last minute.

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Pakistan sends a ‘message’ to Modi, test-fires nuclear missile on day of his poll sweep

Pakistan tested ballistic missile Shaheen-II, which has a range of 1,500 km. Indian security experts say timing of the test clear signal to new govt.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.