Pakistan: Brutal mob killing of Sri Lankan sparks protests

People carry signs as they chant slogans, condemning the lynching of the Sri Lankan manager of a garment factory after an attack on the factory in Sialkot, during a protest in Lahore, on December 4, 2021. (REUTERS)
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Updated 06 December 2021

Pakistan: Brutal mob killing of Sri Lankan sparks protests

December 6: BBC reported that a brutal mob killing of a Sri Lankan man accused of blasphemy in Pakistan has sparked protests in both countries, with Pakistan's leader condemning the vigilante violence.

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Ministry sees further hike in inflation

Updated 28 January 2022

Ministry sees further hike in inflation

January 28: The Express Tribune reported that politicians are least corrupt when compared with bureaucrats and businessmen in the country, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday. Read More I


Active Covid infections surpass 90,000 with 11pc positivity rate recorded in 14 cities

Updated 28 January 2022

Active Covid infections surpass 90,000 with 11pc positivity rate recorded in 14 cities

January 28: Dawn reported that The number of active positive cases of Covid-19 surpassed 90,000 on Thursday with 14 cities reporting 11 per cent positivity rate across the country. The data of National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) showed that as many as 7,539 people were infected and the country reported 25 or more deaths after a gap of over 100 days. Read More I


Turkmenistan team due for talks on TAPI, TAP projects

Updated 28 January 2022

Turkmenistan team due for talks on TAPI, TAP projects

January 28: Business Recorder reported that government said on Thursday that the inflation rate might further accelerate this month while Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin proposed to give fuel cards to motorcyclists and relax the taxable income threshold to bail out the inflation-stricken salaried class. Read More I


Pak-Afghan border issue: There’s huge ‘positivity’ within Taliban: NSA

Updated 28 January 2022

Pak-Afghan border issue: There’s huge ‘positivity’ within Taliban: NSA

January 28: Business Recorder reported that National Security Adviser (NSA) Dr Moeed Yusuf, Thursday, rejected the perception that Afghan Taliban are not recognising the Pakistan-Afghanistan international border, saying “there is tremendous positivity at the policy level” within the Taliban.. Read More I


Why PSL 2022 is a reminder of the ECB's flimsy pullout from Pakistan tour

Updated 28 January 2022

Why PSL 2022 is a reminder of the ECB's flimsy pullout from Pakistan tour

January 27: ESPN reported Pakistan Super League is a finishing school for England's best T20 cricketers. Since the league's inception in 2016, England players have become increasingly popular to the extent that they now dominate the overseas player pool at the PSL, with nearly two-dozen due to appear in the 2022 edition which starts on Thursday https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/why-psl-2022-is-a-reminder-of-the-ecb-s-flimsy-pullout-from-pakistan-tour-1298930