Month: September 2022

A story of friendship: The underlying theme of Jaishankar’s Washington DC visit – The Business Standard

Saturday October 01, 2022 If the idea of a deep friendship is being able to talk about everything; about issues that you were once uncomfortable discussing; about differences; about things that go beyond your immediate horizon; about threats and challenges — and leave the room with a sense of warmth and a promise to meet …

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Your Tuesday Briefing: Political Turmoil in Pakistan – The New York Times

AdvertisementNewsletterPlus the Philippines reopens schools and China raises interest rates.Send any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.By Amelia NierenbergGood morning. We’re covering political turmoil in Pakistan and schools reopening in the Philippines.Imran Khan, Pakistan’s former prime minister, was charged under the …

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Pakistan to default if subsidies not abolished till July: Miftah – The Express Tribune

Zardari, Shujaat vow to continue supporting govtPakistan not in danger of falling in FATF blacklist: sourcesFinance czar says failure in increasing the prices would presage ‘destruction’ Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has said abolishing the subsidies on petroleum products till July was imperative to prevent the country from going bankrupt, hinting at another increase in the …

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Pakistan's Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Floods, China, and India – Foreign Policy

Your FP Insider Access:After fueling Bolsonaro’s rise, some are flocking to Lula’s camp with earthly—and heavenly—concerns.Will Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro turn to former U.S. President Donald Trump’s playbook if he loses his reelection bid?India lambasted a proposed U.S. military sale to Pakistan as both countries’ top diplomats met with U.S. officials this week.Aboard the HMS …

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PM urges world to stand by Pakistan to overcome challenge posed by climate induced catastrophic flooding – Radio Pakistan

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has urged the world community to stand by Pakistan to overcome the challenge posed by climate induced catastrophic flooding.    He was talking to the media persons during his visit to a flood affected village of Dadu District today (Tuesday).He expressed his gratitude to the countries extending help to Pakistan in this difficult …

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BJP’s ‘Akhand Bharat’ Dream is Not Only Problematic, Fascist Also – Modern Diplomacy

PublishedonByOn 7th September, Assam Chief Minister (CM) Himanta Biswa Sarma made a very controversial remark about ‘integrating Bangladesh and Pakistan’. Minister Sarma tried to counter Congress’s ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ and remarked that “India is united. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, Silchar to Saurashtra, we are one. Congress partitioned the country into India and Pakistan. Then Bangladesh …

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Nothing secure about Pakistan’s cybersecurity. PMO leaks latest example – ThePrint

Anything can be bought and sold on the dark web, including audio clips, purportedly involving Pakistan Prime Minister’s conversations. And the going rate is $3.5 million. The security breach has the Pakistan government in a tizzy, especially after reports that data from all government and private websites that were hacked last year are available on …

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Return of the 'Dar' Ages – Pakistan – DAWN.COM – DAWN.com

IN yet another interesting twist in the ongoing political soap opera, Ishaq Dar is back, picking up from where he left off some five years ago. The so-called financial wizard promises to fix everything that has gone wrong with the country’s economy. What is described as ‘Daronomics’ is supposed to bring down the dollar and …

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Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan appears in court in contempt case – Al Jazeera English

The five-member bench of the court, led by the Chief Justice Athar Minallah, heard Khan’s case on Wednesday.Islamabad, Pakistan – Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been given another chance by the Islamabad High Court to submit a “supplementary” response regarding a contempt of court case initiated against him over remarks made about a …

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What Imran Khan's Struggle for Power Tells Us About Pakistan's Politics – The Diplomat

Read The Diplomat, Know The Asia-PacificKhan is pulling all the levers to avoid losing a no-confidence vote – and in the process highlighting the fault lines in Pakistan’s democracy.Pakistani opposition lawmakers moved a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan on March 28. It was the culmination of political turmoil that has engulfed the country …

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