Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicShah Mehmood Qureshi

Topic: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s shoe points at Saudi envoy. Angry Pakistanis call it ‘unislamic’

In a recent meeting between Pakistan’s Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Saudi's Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, it looks like ‘respect’ and ‘culture’ went for a toss.

Previous govts responsible for Pakistan’s name on FATF grey list, alleges Mehmood Qureshi

Holding the PML-N responsible for tough conditions set by FATF, Pakistan's foreign minister said that no previous govt took steps to curb money laundering and terrorist financing.

SAARC members turn down Pakistan’s proposal to host summit meeting pending since 2016

At a virtual SAARC Council of Ministers meet, India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar says cross-border terrorism is still a challenge for the grouping.

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.

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi tests positive for Covid-19

Qureshi, in a tweet, said he felt a slight fever Friday and was tested positive for the virus. Pakistan currently has over 2,21,000 Covid cases.

Pakistan ready to talk with new Indian govt: Foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Qureshi made the remarks at an Iftar dinner in Multan. Pakistan PM Imran Khan has already expressed desire to work with PM Modi.

Pakistan foreign minister makes urgent phone call to Chinese counterpart on tensions with India

Qureshi's phone call came a day after Pakistan claimed it shot down two Indian fighter jets over Pakistani air space and arrested a pilot

Pakistan foreign minister threatens to boycott OIC meeting where Sushma invited as guest of honour

Swaraj has been invited as a guest of honour at the inaugural session of the foreign ministers at Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's conclave.

Pakistan rejects US censure on its religious freedom violations

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Shah Mehmood Qureshi asks for India’s help to end the Afghan war; Balochistan cabinet calls CPEC spending in province so far a “joke”.

Pakistan foreign minister’s sexist dig at Sushma Swaraj: Can’t say she felt shy at her age

Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi also says PM Imran Khan bowled a googly at India to send 2 ministers to Kartarpur.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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.