How India is not aging that nicely

Soon after India got freedom, we made a new beginning. We chose democracy as the way forward. New  institutions were created and nurtured — Parliament, the Election Commission, the Supreme Court, the Planning Commission and others. The country has indeed made phenomenal progress. It has become a major military, industrial and economic power, . . . → Read More: How India is not aging that nicely

Pakistan now a part of Big Four: PCB

KARACHI: Pakistan now have the opportunity to have a major say in the affairs of international cricket after securing considerable concessions from the ‘Big Three’ India, Australia and England in the backdrop of the ICC’s Annual Conference in Melbourne, Australia, DawnNews reported. . . . → Read More: Pakistan now a part of Big Four: PCB

FORK TONGUED PALEFACES

Bruce Riedel, a former CIA man and now affiliated with a Washington think-tank is no friend of Pakistan. This much was always clear from his writings. Now an article written by him and published in India’s Hindustan Times seems to indicate that he is no friend of India’s either. What he has proposed as an . . . → Read More: FORK TONGUED PALEFACES

Modi’s India

With Modi’s landslide victory comes as little surprise, there are celebrations all around as the rightist BJP is set to grip the reins of power. But with that, India’s image as it is projected to the outside world might undergo a complete overhaul—a secular and liberal India could find itself making a transition to an . . . → Read More: Modi’s India

Time to get inspired

There are lessons to be learnt from India where last year, the currency fell to its lowest in two decades owing to an increase in oil prices. “I am a boring central banker and we are trying to do a central bank’s job,” says Raghuram Rajan, head of Reserve Bank of India. He has lived . . . → Read More: Time to get inspired

The Illegitimate Government of Bangladesh

By Azmaish Ka Waqt NEWSVINE

Digging up a bitter past full of memories that all sides need to forget and get over, and sometimes distorting – and other times, playing lying about – established historical facts and ground reality; the incumbent Awami League government of Sheikh Hasina Wajid has constructed a fictitious “external enemy” to build . . . → Read More: The Illegitimate Government of Bangladesh

Pakistan’s smashing win against Australia

(By Abhishek Purohit) Like the World Twenty20 2012, Pakistan came up against Australia on Sunday right after a meek display against India. Once again, they played like the Pakistan side fans expect, showing that it was the pressure of an India game that brought out all the diffidence two nights ago. The intensity was not . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s smashing win against Australia

Lahore International Book Fair opens

LAHORE: The 28th edition of the Lahore International Book Fair is set to open its doors to book lovers at the Lahore Expo Centre today (Wednesday)…and though the fair will feature 265 stalls, 40 of them set up by foreign publishers, several Indian publishers still await their visas.

LIBF Trust chairman Zubair Saeed told The Express Tribune that . . . → Read More: Lahore International Book Fair opens

Punjab world record attempt postponed due to security threat

LAHORE: The Punjab government’s attempt to set world record of singing national anthem by maximum people has been postponed due to potential security threat.

The provincial government sources revealed that there was red alert threat to easy and soft target of school and college children at the Punjab University New Campus venue.

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Voting against ‘big three’ was an emotional decision says Ramiz

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) decision to abstain from voting on the new reforms presented by the executive board in the crucial International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting on Saturday is only going to make the situation more difficult for them, feels former captain and renowned commentator Ramiz Raja.

In an exclusive interview with The Express Tribune, . . . → Read More: Voting against ‘big three’ was an emotional decision says Ramiz