Author: KASWAR KLASRA

Swift Response: Chinese authorities swiftly dispel misinformation, reaffirm commitment to Tarbela Dam project despite cowardly terrorist attack in Basham. Unified Leadership: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif mobilizes state resources, underscores solidarity with China in comprehensive investigation and joint efforts against terrorism. Defiant Cooperation: Pakistan and China’s unwavering partnership emerges stronger as work resumes on Tarbela Dam extension project, symbolizing resilience in the face of adversity. In the rugged terrain of Basham, Pakistan, nestled amidst towering mountains and winding rivers, tragedy struck with a ferocity that shook the very foundations of progress and cooperation between two nations. Five Chinese engineers, dedicated souls…

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At 10:30 pm, 4-5 suspected BLA terrorists attempted to infiltrate a Naval Base in Turbat from the Airport side. Swift action by the Special Operations Wing of the Frontier Corps (FC) and Naval SSG successfully isolated the terrorists, with all assailants presumed dead. No breach of the sensitive naval installation nor any loss of crucial equipment reported; no casualties among security personnel involved in the operation. At approximately 10:30 pm local time, a group of 4 to 5 suspected Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) terrorists attempted to infiltrate a Naval Base in Turbat from the Airport side, situated to the North…

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Pakistani warplanes conducted airstrikes in Afghanistan’s provinces of Paktika and Khost, targeting hideouts of the Hafiz Gul Bahadar group responsible for recent deadly attacks in Pakistan. The airstrikes resulted in the deaths of eight terrorists, including six in Miran Ali city of Waziristan, in retaliation for the attack that claimed the lives of seven Pakistani soldiers, including a Colonel and a captain. The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan condemned the airstrikes, denouncing them as a violation of Afghan sovereignty and calling for restraint to prevent further escalation between the neighboring countries. In less than 24 hours after a deadly attack on…

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Putin’s landslide victory in the recent Russian election, with over 87% of the vote, underscores his enduring influence and the complex dynamics shaping Russian politics. While Putin’s promises of sovereignty and security resonate with many Russians, concerns persist about the erosion of democratic norms and the consolidation of power in the hands of a single individual. Tensions with Ukraine and NATO, coupled with Putin’s emphasis on diplomacy and negotiation, highlight the challenges and risks inherent in the current geopolitical landscape. Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated a landslide victory, securing a new six-year term after an election with record turnout. Russian…

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Pakistan’s rich cultural tapestry unveiled: Dive into the vivid hues of Pakistan’s heritage, culture, and natural beauty showcased in “Colours of Pakistan,” a bilingual coffee table book presented at the Minsk International Book Fair. Literary luminaries converge: Experience the poetic brilliance of Faiz Ahmed Faiz through “Faiz’s Flame” by acclaimed Russian writer Vladimir Lesovoy, as the ceremony sparks dialogue and appreciation for Urdu literature. Diplomatic gestures through literature: Witness the exchange of books between the Ambassador of Pakistan and Belarusian dignitaries, symbolizing a commitment to fostering bilateral relations and cultural understanding through the language of literature Amidst the bustling atmosphere…

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Transformational Governance: Maryam Nawaz Sharif’s leadership is characterized by her visionary approach to governance, aiming to transform Punjab into a modern state reminiscent of global metropolises like New York. Through strategic initiatives and bold reforms, she seeks to address longstanding challenges and propel the province towards prosperity. Community Engagement and Empowerment: Beyond the confines of power, Maryam Nawaz actively engages with her constituents, particularly the youth and marginalized communities. Whether spending time with school children or advocating for the rights of the underserved, she demonstrates a deep commitment to inclusive and empathetic leadership. International Diplomacy and Collaboration: Maryam Nawaz’s global…

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Geopolitical Precipice: The recent Iranian missile strike within Pakistan, ostensibly in retaliation for a double suicide bombing in Kerman, has propelled the region to the brink of a potential conflict. This volatile situation, marked by historical animosities, conflicting narratives, and strategic maneuvers, underscores the precariousness of geopolitical balances in the heart of Asia. Territorial Disputes and Diplomatic Fallout: The Iran-Pakistan border, a longstanding source of tension, now becomes a battleground of accusations and territorial disputes. Pakistan’s swift condemnation and suspension of diplomatic ties, coupled with Iran’s military posturing in the Straits of Hormuz, intensified the diplomatic fallout. The delicate dance…

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Geopolitical Flashpoint: Iran’s recent missile strike on alleged militant bases in Pakistan has intensified longstanding geopolitical tensions, raising concerns about the region being on the brink of a new conflict. Strategic Moves and Risks: Iran’s simultaneous increase in military presence in the Straits of Hormuz, coupled with alleged support for militants in the Middle East, adds complexity to the situation, heightening the risk of a broader regional conflict. Territorial Disputes and Diplomatic Strain: The ongoing accusations and denials regarding terrorist hideouts along the Iran-Pakistan border, combined with strained relations between Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan, create a volatile environment, demanding careful…

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Global Harmony Unveiled at Davos: The unveiling of the ‘Unlock the Everyday’ campaign at the World Economic Forum in Davos marks a transformative global initiative. supported by Pakistan’s First Lady, Begum Samina Arif Alvi, this movement transcends borders, resonating with the international community to redefine access to assistive technology. Inequity Exposed, Collaboration Ignited: The campaign sheds light on a stark global reality – while 2.5 billion people clamor for assistive technology, a mere 10% in low-income countries can access these tools, compared to 90% in high-income nations. In response, a coalition led by ATscale, joined by influential entities like the…

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Diplomatic Resurgence: General Asim Munir’s visit to the United States marks a crucial turning point in US-Pakistan relations, reinvigorating the alliance at a time of strained international ties. The visit underscores Pakistan’s enduring significance as a key ally in the eyes of the United States, reinforcing their commitment to cooperation on regional security and defense. Regional Geo-Politics: The visit coincided with a significant development in the region—the Indian Supreme Court’s ruling on the status of India-held Kashmir. While speculation arose about its potential impact on discussions, both parties remained measured in their responses, emphasizing the need for peaceful resolutions and…

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