Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicUS-Pakistan relations

Topic: US-Pakistan relations

Imran Khan has a set interview template — Biden’s phone call to China’s Uyghur genocide

Making up your own history to back your claims is an art not known to all. But Pakistan PM Imran Khan has been effortless — from Article 370 to Uyghur genocide.

#BidenMujhayCallKaro — Pakistani Twitter runs free with memes about Imran Khan’s long wait

From Amitabh Bachchan to Yo Yo Honey Singh — Twitter goes viral with #BidenMujhayCallKaro as the wait for Joe Biden's call with Imran Khan continues.

Imran Khan is waiting for a call from Joe Biden. The phone still hasn’t rung

Earlier it was Indian PM Narendra Modi who wasn't taking Imran Khan's calls. Now it is US President Joe Biden who is refusing to call.

Pakistan looks to ‘reset ties’ with US as last American troops prepare to exit Afghanistan

Once an ally of the US as it set out to rout the al-Qaeda in the wake of 9/11, Pakistan fell out of favour with Washington over time due to its stand and actions on terrorism.

Pakistan presents blueprint to enhance bilateral ties with US focused on economy

According to a report in The Express Tribune, Pakistan NSA Moeed Yusuf presented the plan to his American counterpart Jake Sullivan in Geneva.

Asking US to ‘invest’ more in Pakistan isn’t the advice Biden should get from scholars

Why an Atlantic Council article must not act as the blueprint for Biden to deal with Pakistan.

On Camera

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The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

File image of German Ambassador to India Walter J. Lindner | Twitter | @AmbLindnerIndia

Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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