Thursday, 18 August, 2022
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Topic: Paksitan

This PM worries about ‘aloo, tamatar’ prices — Shehbaz Sharif’s ‘Purana Pakistan’ is promising

When Shehbaz Sharif took office, Pakistanis couldn’t believe that a PM could give an entire speech without talking about himself. Pinch us, will you?

For some in Pakistan, Malala is actually Jane from Hungary. Just like Trump is a Pakistani

From Malala Yousafzai to Abdus Salam, there is special hate in store for Nobel Prize winners in Pakistan.

Qureshi’s Saudi criticism on Kashmir hints shift in Pakistan’s strategy for the Islamic world

20 years ago, during a meeting at the PPP office in Islamabad, Qureshi had told this writer that he was from Multan where Kashmir had no resonance.

5 dead, 10 injured in bomb blast in Pakistan’s Balochistan

Recently, Balochistan has seen an increase in attacks by militants and separatists belonging tobanned outfits.

What Modi didn’t say but meant – govt’s take-over would end Islamisation of Kashmir

Modi implied that his government was actually saving J&K and its people from Pakistani domination and control through its local political brokers.

Pakistan has been invaded by millions of locusts from Iran

Millions of insects have recently invaded Sindh, Pakistan’s second-largest cotton producing province and threaten its prized cotton crop.

Will get Pakistan to end support to terror groups, Congress promises in poll manifesto

Congress manifesto focuses on national security as party promises counter-terror centre and statutory powers to NSA and NSC.

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.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

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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