Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicPakistani Army

Topic: Pakistani Army

If Nazi war criminals can still be tried, why not Pakistanis? 1971 genocide can’t be forgotten

Bangladesh wants to try Pakistani army personnel for war crimes and genocide in 1971 but realpolitik has prevented it so far. Justice must be served.

Banned Pakistan journalist Hamid Mir apologises & Imran Khan wants all his govt events in Urdu

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

The opposition rallies and what they mean for Pakistan, and the big errors made by Imran Khan

In episode 596 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta delves into the state of Pakistan's opposition, Prime Minister Imran Khan's actions and what it all could mean for the country.

Pakistanis are not just scared of coronavirus but of ‘colonel ki biwi’ too

Hurling abuses, demeaning officers, and threatening them of dire consequences, colonel ki biwi kept reiterating that no one is above her majesty.

Pakistan Army opens fire, shells forward areas along LoC in Poonch district

The cross-border firing started in Degwar sector around 8:40 am on 17 May, drawing retaliation from the Indian Army. No casualty has been reported on the Indian side thus far.

No cabinet debate & nod from President — why Pakistan SC suspended Army chief’s extension

The decision of the Pakistani Supreme Court is an evidence of the country’s judiciary finally asserting itself against the military.

Want to return to a Pakistan where I won’t be killed — activist Ismail who escaped to US

Gulalai Ismail has sought asylum in US. She tells ThePrint her decision to leave Pakistan was to send a message of resistance & her will to live life freely.

Pakistan Army says will go to ‘any extent’ against India’s Kashmir move

Pakistan Armed Forces spokesman General Asif Ghafoor said the army "firmly stands by the Kashmiris in their just struggle to the very end".

Pakistan blogger known for criticising army hacked to death in Islamabad

22-year-old Muhammad Bilal Khan was also a freelance journalist. His father said his son's only fault was that he spoke about the Prophet.

BSF officer, 5-year-old girl killed by Pakistani army shelling in J&K

Pakistani troops resorted to heavy shelling on forward areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, injuring soldiers and civilians.

On Camera

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Neeraj Chopra won Gold at Tokyo Olympics in 2021 | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Armed forces’ ‘sports for wellness’ rule cost India. Time to bring back ‘gladiator sportsmen’

Until 1970s, Indian armed forces allowed units to spare military training for some men to help them focus only on sports. Then came the outcry to ban sports competitions.
Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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