Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicPaksitan

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

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.