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Pakistan Willing To Make Peace With India Under New National Security Policy: Report

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

The new National Security Policy of Pakistan, separately endorsed by the National Security Committee and the Cabinet last month, is scheduled to be formally unveiled by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday.

22 People Including Children Freeze To Death In Pakistan's Murree As Heavy Snowfall Traps Cars

Jan 09, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Pakistan government had reportedly warned tourists to avoid visiting the Murree in anticipation of heavy snowfall.

Pakistan Was Rich In Resources But Bhutto Family Used Them Unfairly: PM Imran Khan

In a recent interview, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said, poor countries are poor not because they lack resources but because their leadership is corrupt. At the same time, he took a dig at the Bhutto and Sharif families, blaming them for exploiting Pakistan's resources.

Pakistan To Rally Muslim Countries To Help Afghanistan

Dec 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Pakistan is rallying Muslim countries to help Afghanistan stave off an economic and humanitarian disaster while also cajoling the neighboring country's new Taliban rulers to soften their image abroad.

Imran Khan Promises Action As Gwadar Protests Fuel Unrest In Pakistan's Balochistan

Mineral-rich Balochistan had long been neglected by Islamabad but now due to the presence of Chinese workers, the government has to douse the flames before it harms Pakistan and China’s strategic interests.

09 December, 2021

US Summit On Democracy As World Registers ‘Democratic Recession’

Seema Guha

US Summit on democracy will also witness participation of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The question is how can the US push for democracy, when strategic interests of the nations is a difficult proposition.

06 December, 2021

Pakistan Mob Lynching Case: PM Announces Bravery Award For Man Who Tried To Save Sri Lankan National

Outlook Web Desk

A Sri Lankan man was killed in Pakistan by a mob over allegations of blasphemy. Malik Adnan, the man who tried to save the person from being lynched, has been announced, by PM Imran Khan, Tamgha I Shujaat, a Pakistani bravery medal.

20 November, 2021

Taking A Dig At Sidhu's 'Bada Bhai' Remark, Tewari Calls Imran Khan 'Cat's Paw 'Of Pakistani Deep State

Outlook Web Desk

Earlier in the day, Sidhu offered prayers at Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan and stressed on "opening of a new friendship chapter" and trade between the two countries.

20 November, 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu Bats For India Pak Bonhomie During His Kartarpur Visit

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The Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said: ‘There is a need to open windows in the walls erected in 74 years (between India and Pakistan)’, while also stressing on opening of trade between the two countries.

10 November, 2021

Pakistan: Journalists Face Problems Due To Crackdown On Media Laws, Report Says

Outlook Web Desk

Journalists in Pakistan are currently working in an authoritarian environment, increased censorship, violence and limits on free speech, according to a report from the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

07 November, 2021

Pakistan PM Imran Khan Lifts Ban On Extremist Group TLP To End Anti-Government Agitation

Outlook Web Desk

After demonstrating violent protests to force the government to expel the French ambassador over the issue of blasphemous cartoons published in France, the TLP was declared as a proscribed organisation in April this year.

26 October, 2021

After Pakistan's T20 World Cup Win, Imran Khan Takes Bitter Dig At 'Not Civilised' India


Former Pakistan cricket captain Imran Khan said it was not the right times to discuss Kashmir issue because the T20 World Cup loss would have hurt Indian sentiments.

25 October, 2021

'Pakistan Proud Of You,' Imran Khan Tells Babar Azam After T20 World Cup Win Vs India


Pakistan drubbed India by 10 wickets in a Super 12 game for their first win over their arch-rivals in a World Cup match in 13 attempts.

09 October, 2021

With Similar Agenda In South Asia, India Has No Complaints About US Deputy Secretary’s Pakistan Visit

Seema Guha

US Deputy Secretary Wendy Sherman had said her Pakistan trip was to ‘consult deeply on how we see the changing circumstances, given the change that has taken place in Afghanistan’.

07 October, 2021

'Pakistan Has Had It Both Ways': Former US NSA Advices Against Fresh Funding To Pakistan

Associated Press (AP)

Trump Administration era General (rtd.) HR McMaster said testifying before a Congressional Committee on Afghanistan that Pakistan's comments after the fall of Kabul warranted 'isolation'.

05 October, 2021

'Pandora Papers' Reveal London Key Destination For World's Elite To Conceal Their Cash

Associated Press (AP)

The leaked financial data, dubbed the 'Pandora Papers', was published Sunday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and its media partners, including Britain's Guardian newspaper and the BBC.

25 September, 2021

India’s Young Diplomat Sneha Dubey Gives Blistering Reply To Pakistan At UNGA Over Kashmir

Outlook Web Desk

First Secretary Sneha Dubey gave a befitting reply to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over Kashmir rant inside UNGA.

17 September, 2021

Pakistan PM Imran Khan Meets Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi To Discuss Afghan Issue

Associated Press (AP)

The discussion centered on Afghanistan and other bilateral issues, with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan underscoring his country's vital interest in a peaceful, stable and prosperous Afghanistan.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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