Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicShehbaz Sharif

Topic: Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan’s dwindling GDP doesn’t mean it will end up like Sri Lanka. It has IMF, nuclear arms

IMF is expected to begin the process of releasing a tranche worth $1.7 billion to Pakistan later this week.

Shehbaz govt squeezing perks of Pakistani diplomats. ‘Running kitchen abroad becomes tough’

The finance ministry’s taxes apply to almost every facility available to officers posted in other countries.

Karachi submerged in floods, Pakistanis ask govt about its ‘rain emergency plan’

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif said he was 'deeply saddened' by the damage caused and said that he had 'offered to extend every possible support' to the Sindh govt.

Pakistan’s looking at Punjab gangs again. But Shehbaz Sharif must target locals first

Poorly trained Border Military Police, outdated armoury, lack of knowledge—Pakistan is struggling to curb gang violence. 'Effective' strategies need more.

Bad news for Pakistan’s rich. Shehbaz Sharif budget will tax them, ban car imports

Pakistan finance minister's support for Shehbaz Sharif govt's call to tax the rich is a relief to those who were promised it during Imran Khan's reign.

Why it’s time Indian and Pakistani experts begin talking and build a runway for policymakers

The trouble is, everything and anything to deal with Pakistan is hitched to Kashmir, at least in Islamabad’s eyes.

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

Pakistan plays ping-pong with electoral reforms—Nawaz:1, Imran:1. Now, it’s Shehbaz’s turn

As political stalwarts fight for ‘free and fair elections’, Pakistan waits for actual electoral reforms

India expects ‘nothing dramatic’ from new Pakistan govt, ‘terror must stop for normalisation’

With Shehbaz Sharif government in power now, there's speculation that ties between India and Pakistan, which worsened after Balakot air strike, could see major improvement.

Not your marzi: Islamabad HC has a message for Imran Khan on Toshakhana gifts

Former ‘kaptaan’ Imran Khan might think it's 'his tohfa, his marzi', but the Islamabad HC and PMLN ministers aren't convinced.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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