Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicArif Alvi

Topic: Arif Alvi

For Pakistanis, Alvi playing Wordle amid Baloch alert is next level ‘aapne ghabrana nahi hai’

Credit where it's due, Arif Alvi is better at Wordle than his government is at governing, said a Pakistani.

Pakistan’s ‘covfefe’ is ‘mum_mmu’ and President Arif Alvi is Twitter’s new Donald Trump

From Union Jack emoji to spamming the letter “M”, Pakistan President Arif Alvi is keeping his promise of spreading "positivity" through social media.

Hindu boy in Pakistan forced to chant Allahu Akbar, but it’s the President who made a boo-boo

Pakistani Twitter asked why the government should not be sentenced to death for blasphemy — for equating the country with Riasat-e-Madina.

Why Pakistan keeps banning and unbanning TikTok

What is particularly embarrassing with Pakistan's fourth ban on TikTok in less than a year is that President Arif Alvi himself had recently joined the app.

Pak squash player alleges Indian officials offered him Rs20 mn to drop out of a 2014 match

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Pakistan's Presidential Palace opened to public for first time in history; Nandita Das’sManto cleared by Pakistan’s censor board. 

Imran Khan says India’s treatment of its Muslims proves why Pakistan was born

Here’s what’s happening across the border: President Arif Alvi admits to bribery, and Pakistan businessman courts global renown.

Donald Trump justifies cutting aid to Pakistan, says it doesn’t do a ‘damn thing for’ America

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Pakistan President Arif Alvi says govt has no plans to recognise Israel and amend blasphemy law; Supreme Court orders resumption of Karachi’s iconic tram service.

Hitler & Napoleon wouldn’t have suffered losses if they had taken U-turns, says Imran Khan

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Photo of foreign minister receiving standing ovation at UN is fake, and ‘Instagram lovers’ take Pakistan by storm.

Pakistan’s new President Arif Alvi’s father was Jawaharlal Nehru’s dentist

Alvi's predecessors too share a connection with India- Mamnoon Hussain's family came from Agra & Pervez Musharraf's parents migrated from New Delhi. 

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.