Pakistan's dirty nuke secrets and a Benazir Bhutto revelation

In this video of Global Express, senior journalist Neena Gopal talks to author and senior journalist Shyam Bhatia about his book Goodbye Shahzadi, a political biography of Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's nuclear program and India's relationship with the Middle East.

published on : 11th July 2023

Amid economic crisis, Pakistan goes ahead with USD 7 billion Turkish Combat Drone

Amidst the economic crisis, Pakistan has got the first batch of combat drones delivered by Turkey. Six to seven Baykar Akinci unmanned combat drones are part of the delivery package worth USD 7 billion. Pakistan's food crisis has deepened as at least 16 were killed recently in a series of deadly chaos for food.

published on : 6th April 2023

Are Indians really unhappy? On happiness index, Pak, war-hit Ukraine fare better than India

In a list of 146 countries, India has ranked 125, in the World Happiness report released on March 20, 2023. The Report revealed that Indians are unhappier than people in even war-torn countries Ukraine and Russia. Though India has improved from its previous year's ranking of 136, it still lags behind Pakistan, which is facing the worst-ever economic crisis.

published on : 24th March 2023

Pakistan: Here is what happened after Pak police tried to arrest Imran Khan

Clashes broke out between Pakistan riot police and Khan's supporters who gathered outside his house to prevent his arrest. Imran Khan claimed in a video that he was willing to give a surety bond to appear in court on 18 March.

published on : 16th March 2023

A country where basic industry is terrorism, can't progress: S Jaishankar on helping Pakistan

A country where the basic industry is terrorism, cannot become prosperous, said External Affairs Minister, Dr S Jaishankar with an obvious reference to Pakistan, which is reeling under an economic crisis. "No country is ever going to come out of a difficult situation and become prosperous if its basic industry is terrorism," Dr Jaishankar said at the Asia Economic Dialogue in Pune on Thursday.

published on : 24th February 2023

“They are still roaming free”: Javed Akhtar slams Pakistan in Lahore over 26/11 terror attacks

In a viral video from the seventh Faiz Festival organised in #Lahore in memory of celebrated Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, the writer was seen making these comments in response to a member in the audience who told Akhtar to take with him a message of peace and tell Indians that Pakistan is "a positive, friendly and loving country". "We should not blame each other. It will solve nothing. The atmosphere is tense, that should be doused," the 78-year-old lyricist said.

published on : 22nd February 2023

Pakistan has already gone bankrupt, IMF not the solution: Defence minister Khawaja Asif

Pakistan's defence minister Khawaja Asif declared that the country is now "bankrupt". Asif said that Pakistan has already defaulted and blamed the politicians and bureaucracy for the economic crisis. Pakistan is going through one of its worst economic crises. Many essential food items are now unaffordable for large swathes of the country’s population. Petrol prices were raised by ₹22 (in Pakistani currency) to ₹272 a litre. Kerosene and both light and high-speed diesel will be more expensive.

published on : 20th February 2023

Pakistan hikes fuel price to historic high to appease IMF

Pakistan government drops "petrol bomb" with historic rise in price of petrol and gas. The petrol price was hiked to Rs 272 per litre after an increase of Rs 22.20 on Feb 15.

published on : 16th February 2023

T20 World Cup: India confident of Mandhana playing, seek to gain momentum

With bowling coach Troy Cooley saying that they are confident of Smriti Mandhana playing, India will be searching for their second win of the T20 World Cup against West Indies in Cape Town on Wednesday. Gomesh S with the preview of the match from T20 World Cup.

published on : 15th February 2023

T20 World Cup 2023: With a fit Harmanpreet, India seek for positive start against Pakistan

It's a double header Sunday at Cape Town. India will not have services of Smriti Mandhana but Harmanpreet is fit and ready take on Pakistan. Later in the night, Sri Lanka will look to continue their momentum against Bangladesh. Gomesh S is here with all the updates from the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.

published on : 12th February 2023

Pakistani drone carrying narcotics shot down by BSF along Punjab border

The BSF shot down a drone that was smuggling contraband from Pakistan in Punjab's Amritsar district on Feb 3. The drone was recovered between the border fence and the Zero Line, along with a packet containing 5 kg of heroin. The drone was recovered between the border fence and the zero line. The whole area was cordoned off, and police and other agencies were informed.

published on : 5th February 2023

Blackouts, soaring prices and IMF bailout: Pakistan's economic crises deepens

Pakistan is gripped by a major #economiccrisis, with the rupee plummeting. Inflation has skyrocketed to a 48-year high at 27.55 percent. The country has less than $3.7 billion in the state bank -- enough to cover just three weeks of imports. Traders have warned of a likely shortage of essentials like ghee and cooking oil. The ban on imports and the significant depreciation of the currency has severely hurt businesses.

published on : 5th February 2023

Suicide bombing at Pakistan mosque kills at least 87

At least 87 people have been killed by a suicide bombing in a mosque in Pakistan's Peshawar. Nearly 400 worshippers were present inside the mosque when a suicide bomber blew himself up.

published on : 31st January 2023

Pakistan reels under severe food crisis; Shehbaz Sharif seeks "peace talk" with Modi

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif has called for "serious and sincere talks" with PM Modi on "burning points like Kashmir." He also clarified that talks can happen if India reverses the Article 370 move, which ended the special status of J-K. Shehbaz's statement of "peace" comes amid Pakistan's severe economic crisis.

published on : 18th January 2023

Major events of 2022: A lookback

Here is a lookback at the events that grabbed attention worldwide. From Russia-Ukraine war to Pakistan floods to Argentina's marvelous World-cup victory, 2022 has seen it all.

published on : 1st January 2023

China & Pakistan are together, planning a ‘surprise’ for India: Rahul Gandhi

#rahulgandhi has said that China and Pakistan are preparing together and if there is a war, then it will be against both countries. In a conversation with Army veterans, Rahul added that, "China and Pakistan are together and are planning a ‘surprise’ for India."

published on : 26th December 2022

"Pakistan Murdabad": BJP workers hold nationwide protests against Bilawal's remark on PM Modi

BJP workers staged a nationwide protest against the controversial remarks made by Pakistani foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari against PM Modi. Replying to a reporter at the UNSC, Bilawal Bhutto called Prime Minister Modi 'the butcher of Gujarat' and hit out at the RSS.

published on : 17th December 2022

Pak Foreign Minister responds to Jaishankar's statement at UNSC with personal attack on PM Modi

Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari made controversial remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in response to India’s earlier comment on the country harbouring 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden.

published on : 16th December 2022

'You're asking the wrong minister': EAM Jaishankar silences Pak journalist on terrorism question

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar gave a stern reply to a Pakistani journalist who asked him about terrorism. The journalist asked how long South Asia is going to see terrorism disseminating from New Delhi, Kabul, and Pakistan.

published on : 16th December 2022

'Hosting Osama Bin Laden, attacking parliament': India's strong reply after Pak raises Kashmir at UN

India strongly hit back at Pakistan on Wednesday after it raised the Kashmir issue in the UN Security Council, asserting that a country that hosted slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and attacked a neighbouring Parliament does not have the credentials to 'sermonize" in the power UN organ. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said the credibility of the UN depends on its effective response to the key challenges of our times, be it pandemics, climate change, conflicts or terrorism.

published on : 15th December 2022
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