Thursday, 9 February, 2023
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Topic: Pakistan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s biggest strength lies in its weakness. That’s tempting for army

While the target and the stakes involved for the army are tempting enough, it would have to grapple with the backlash should anything happen to Imran.

Weeks after Pakistan’s terror reprieve from FATF, video shows new construction work on at JeM HQ

Pakistan was removed from FATF's list following a series of measures, including arrests of LeT members & 26/11 perpetrator. But terror outfits still in action, show new video, photos.

The ‘shame weapon’ Pakistani politicians use is lethal, can give birth to a religious tyrant

Tempting as it is to see the leaked videos as just another element in the no-holds-barred power struggle, the sexual scandals have special significance.

Why Imran Khan’s win won’t assure Pakistan of zero military interference

Imran is probably aware that Bajwa is playing games with him. Precisely why he is ensuring that the Army can’t appoint a chief decisively against the PTI.

Key takeaways as Pakistan swat aside New Zealand to reach first T20 WC final since 2009

On a slow, used pitch at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Pakistan made light work of New Zealand’s competitive total to reach the final, where they will face the winners of India vs England.

Pakistan’s political warfare slips into puddle of lies, sleazy videos

There’s outrage, anger and embarrassment with the leak of intimate videos of senior Pakistan. Now, courts and celebrities have entered the fray.

Kidnapped from Ajmer, sold in Karachi—Indian woman looks for family after 40 years

The woman doesn't remember the address of her home in India but recalls places like Howrah station, Raja Bazar, Moulali Mazar, and Atali market—all located in Kolkata.

New Zealand won’t underestimate Pakistan in T20 World Cup semi-final, says bowler Tim Southee

A win against Pakistan in Sydney would take New Zealand to a final against either England or India in Melbourne but Southee said the Black Caps were taking it one game at a time.

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 5 wickets and enter T20 World Cup semifinals

On the verge of an early exit, Pakistan were handed a lifeline when South Africa were knocked out by Netherlands, who registered a 13-run win at the same venue earlier in the day.

Im, not so dim: Why it had to be a reckless Imran Khan to threaten Pakistan’s Establishment

Most of us saw Imran Khan as a unique character, most unlike the usual subcontinent cricket star. There has always been a risk-taking edge to him bordering on the reckless.

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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.