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  • Talks with Pakistan futile

    Talks with Pakistan futile

    What Pakistan needs today is not quick fix solutions like these. What Pakistan needs today is a Kemal Ataturk, the former president of Turkey, who modernized Turkey. It’s unfortunate to witness how the current president of Turkey and a virulent critic of India over Kashmir, Recep Erdogan, is repealing much of what Ataturk had achieved.

    April 18, 2021
  • ‘Puzzled at cacophony over not being invited at Biden’s climate summit’’

    ‘Puzzled at cacophony over not being invited at Biden’s climate summit’’

    The Pakistani leader said he has already laid out priorities for the UN Climate Change Conference 2021 (COP26) if the international community was serious about countering the impact of climate change.

    April 4, 2021
  • Pak desires peace: Imran writes to Modi

    Pak desires peace: Imran writes to Modi

    “We are convinced that durable peace in South Asia is contingent upon resolving all issues between India and Pakistan, particularly the Jammu and Kashmir dispute,” he said in the letter sent in response to the message received by him from Modi last week on the occasion of ‘Pakistan Day’.

    March 31, 2021
  • Breather for Imran

    Breather for Imran

    Khan had sought the vote following a surprise defeat on a Senate seat ~ the defeat of finance minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh to the opposition’s Yusuf Raza Gilani in a contest last Wednesday.

    March 9, 2021
  • Lahore’s power-show

    Lahore’s power-show

    He has binned the meeting as “pathetic”, an epithet that arguably applies as much to his prime ministership since July 2018. And yet, quite the most robust assertion was his rejection of the National Reconciliation Ordinance to save what he calls their “looted wealth”. “All this,” he said, “was just to blackmail me into giving them an NRO to protect themselves. Let me once again reiterate: I will never give an NRO,” the Prime Minister said in his immediate response to the agitprop.

    December 20, 2020
  • Curbing dissent

    Curbing dissent

    While Mr Khan claims his opponents are asking people to take to the streets to topple his government by flouting distancing norms, the Opposition is determined to go ahead with its agitation and alleges that public health concerns are being raised now only to curb dissent.

    December 2, 2020
  • Imran to skip SCO meet; Chinese Premier Li to attend

    Imran to skip SCO meet; Chinese Premier Li to attend

    The summit is held annually at the level of prime ministers of SCO countries and deals primarily with the trade and economic agenda of the organisation. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had recently attended the SCO Summit hosted by Russia in the virtual format, also will not be attending the meeting on Monday due to his preoccupation with pressing domestic issues.

    November 29, 2020
  • Rumblings in Sind

    Rumblings in Sind

    Following the arrest, the IG, two additional inspectors general, seven deputy inspectors general and six senior superintendents of Sind police applied for leave on identical grounds.

    October 23, 2020
  • Turmoil in Pakistan

    Turmoil in Pakistan

    The 11-party alliance called the Pakistan Democratic Movement was formed last month and alleges that the present government was installed in 2018 after an election rigged by the Army and the country’s intelligence agency. It wants Mr Khan to step down immediately.

    October 20, 2020
  • The deep state

    The deep state

    The closed-doors meeting was reportedly held on 16 September and was attended by about 15 opposition figures including Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shah-baz Sharif, Pakistan Peoples’ Party chairman Bil-a-wal Bhutto-Zardari and Jamaat-i-Islami emir Sirajul, besides a few government ministers.

    September 23, 2020
  • Chinese firm signs 1.5 billion deal with Pak to set up hydropower project in PoK

    Chinese firm signs 1.5 billion deal with Pak to set up hydropower project in PoK

    The project is located in Sadhanoti district of PoK on Jhelum river and is expected to be completed in 2026.

    July 7, 2020
  • India and Pak foreign ministers meeting in New York terrific news: US

    India and Pak foreign ministers meeting in New York terrific news: US

    United States also welcomed the exchange of messages between Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

    September 21, 2018