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by Peregrine
20 Jul 2018 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Not getting positive news about polls, says Imran MANSEHRA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has said he is not getting good news regarding the July 25 general elections, but people should come forward to participate in the polls and foil conspiracies being hat­ched against the election...
by Peregrine
20 Jul 2018 17:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1904
Views: 222609

Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Trump ready to put tariffs on $500 billion of Chinese imports, CNBC reports WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was poised to impose tariffs on $500 billion of goods from China, threatening in an interview with CNBC to escalate the current trade clash with the Asian...
by Peregrine
20 Jul 2018 15:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

NAB to probe Peshawar’s ‘shady, shaky’ rapid bus project PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, to conduct an inquiry into the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), the flagship project of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led provinci...
by Peregrine
20 Jul 2018 15:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2969
Views: 316982

Re: Indus Water Treaty

All Gulf based Pakis will be commanded to beg after every friday prayers and a special target be set for Ramadan month. All Haj going pakis can be asked to ensure that they beg and bring back at least twice/thrice the amount spent on going to Saudi else they will not be allowed to land in Pak. Hope...
by Peregrine
19 Jul 2018 23:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Violence and claims of election-rigging overshadow Pakistan’s election Military machinations Army meddling could put Imran Khan, a former cricket star, in charge of the country “FOR the first time in our history, fair elections are going to be held,” insisted Fawad Chaudhry, a spokesman for the opp...
by Peregrine
19 Jul 2018 22:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Good piece of trivia. A famous landmark of Lahore, Laxmi Chowk is shown here (from Wiki): https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d3/Lakshmi_Building%2C_Lakshmi_Chowk%2C_Lahore.JPG Near the top of the building you see a temple over which there is a lotus in the facade, over which.... well ...
by Peregrine
19 Jul 2018 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Foreign exchange: SBP's reserves fall to alarming level after 4.4% decline KARACHI: In a worrying development for Pakistan, foreign exchange reserves held by the central bank plunged a massive 4.39% on a weekly basis, according to data released on Thursday. The alarming level, which has now hit a f...
by Peregrine
19 Jul 2018 19:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Imran unhappy with poll news NATHIAGALI/JHELUM/LAHORE: PTI Chairman Imran Khan said on Wednesday he was not getting good news regarding the July 25 elections, but added that people should get out of their homes to vote on the polling day, reported Geo News. Imran accused Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Caretake...
by Peregrine
19 Jul 2018 15:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1201
Views: 168066

Analyzing CPEC

Fully Posted on the Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat After Pak, China is trying to build an economic corridor to Myanmar BEIJING: China and Myanmar are close to signing an agreement on the establishment of a China-Myanmar economic corridor along the lines of the controversial China-Pakistan ...
by Peregrine
19 Jul 2018 15:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Fully Posted on the Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat After Pak, China is trying to build an economic corridor to Myanmar BEIJING: China and Myanmar are close to signing an agreement on the establishment of a China-Myanmar economic corridor along the lines of the controversial China-Pakistan ...
by Peregrine
19 Jul 2018 15:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1904
Views: 222609

Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

X Posted on the CPEC & Terroristan Threads After Pak, China is trying to build an economic corridor to Myanmar BEIJING: China and Myanmar are close to signing an agreement on the establishment of a China-Myanmar economic corridor along the lines of the controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corri...
by Peregrine
19 Jul 2018 00:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Despite heavy inflow from China, FDI fails to pick up in FY18 KARACHI: Foreign direct investment (FDI) increased by a meagre [b]0.8% to $2.76 billion in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018[/b], the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Tuesday. In fiscal 2016-17, FDI stood at $2.74 billion , inc...
by Peregrine
16 Jul 2018 18:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

S&P BSE SENSEX : CURRENT INDEX : 36,323.77 - CHANGE : -217.86 – % CHANGE : -0.60 % Market Capitalization of BSE Listed Co. (Rs.Cr.) 1,45,89,738 @ US$ 1 = I R 68.5877 – Market Cap = US$ 2,127 Billions Terroristan Stock Exchange MARKET STATUS : Suspend - Jul 16, 2018 17:19 CURRENT INDEX : 39665.7...
by Peregrine
16 Jul 2018 17:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1904
Views: 222609

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Interesting how China is conducting a cultural eradication of Muslims in China. No words from "Muslim brothers" of the OIC. ------ Muslims in China's 'Little Mecca' fear eradication of Islam https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/muslims-in-chinas-little-mecca-fear-eradication-of...
by Peregrine
16 Jul 2018 17:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

X Posted on the Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat China's 'Little Mecca': The far-flung city where Muslims have lived for hundreds of years, but now faces a religious crackdown from Beijing - Ethnic Hui Muslims in Linxia, north-west China have previously enjoyed comparative religious freedom ...
by Peregrine
16 Jul 2018 03:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 201

Caretaker govt kick-starts process of availing IMF bailout KARACHI: Overwhelmed at the debt level and depleting foreign exchange reserves, Pakistan’s caretaker government has kick-started the process of seeking a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to enable the incoming government t...
by Peregrine
15 Jul 2018 17:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Disillusioned PhDs Hundreds of PhDs recently protested outside Islamabad Press Club for not getting jobs according to their qualification. Holding placards, they blamed the Higher Education Commission (HEC) for failing to provide them suitable jobs. The doctorate degree holders contended that, acco...
by Peregrine
15 Jul 2018 16:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

SBP raises interest rate to 7.5pc KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Saturday raised its interest rate by a sharp 100 basis points to 7.5 per cent, the biggest push in 10 years, and flagged concerns about economic uncertainties, which remain the key factor for policy tightening this year. The S...
by Peregrine
15 Jul 2018 00:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Pakistan’s trade deficit skyrockets to historic high ISLAMABAD: Despite taking numerous administrative measures and devaluing currency by close to 15%, Pakistan booked its highest trade deficit in history in the recently-ended fiscal year, as authorities and PML-N government miserably failed to inc...
by Peregrine
14 Jul 2018 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Have to make sure to not send another weapon to Pakistan, says US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher



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by Peregrine
12 Jul 2018 14:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1878
Views: 206831

Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

The infrastructure China built in Pakistan (with chinese companies, chinese labor and chinese material) is not worth more than 1/5th to 1/7th the actual amount China spent on it. Essentially China is handing Pakistan an inflated bill for what amounts to dumping its surplus production & construc...
by Peregrine
11 Jul 2018 21:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1878
Views: 206831

Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

X Posted on the Terroristan Thread Back to the IMF THERE is growing awareness that Pakistan is firmly on the road back to the IMF for an emergency loan as the country’s foreign exchange reserves head towards the critical mark of one month’s import cover. It is an open question when that point will b...
by Peregrine
11 Jul 2018 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

X Posted on the PESW Thread Back to the IMF THERE is growing awareness that Pakistan is firmly on the road back to the IMF for an emergency loan as the country’s foreign exchange reserves head towards the critical mark of one month’s import cover. It is an open question when that point will be reach...
by Peregrine
11 Jul 2018 02:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

ANP leader Haroon Bilour, 11 others martyred in Peshawar suicide blast Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bilour and 11 others were martyred and 35 others injured in a bomb attack targeting his rally in a congested neighbourhood of Peshawar shortly before midnight on Tuesday. The blast occurr...
by Peregrine
10 Jul 2018 18:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Senators doubt credibility of polls ISLAMABAD .: Senators belonging to different political parties on Monday questioned the neutrality of caretaker government in the prevalent political situation where certain contestants running in this month’s polls are being arrested and cases against them are b...
by Peregrine
10 Jul 2018 03:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

BSE SENSEX Current : 35,934.72 - Pt. Change : +276.86----------- - % Change : +0.78 MARKET CAP : Rs. 147,146.26 Billion @ 1$ / Rs.. : 68.6573 MARKET CAP : US$ 2,143.17 Billion PSEL Current : 39288.48 - Pt. Change : -995.66 - % Change : -2.47% MARKET CAP : T Rs 8,181,802,490,330 @ US$ = T. Rs. 121.5...
by Peregrine
06 Jul 2018 19:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

What are we importing? In the first 11 months of 2017-18, imports stood at $55.23 billion , an increase of 14.12 per cent. Exports increased by slightly more at 15.28, per cent. However, the absolute level of exports is just $21.35 billion, paying for only 38.7 per cent of imports . In theory expor...
by Peregrine
06 Jul 2018 19:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2969
Views: 316982

Indus Water Treaty

X Posted on the Terroristan Thread Dam confusion The murky matter of dam building just got murkier. There is no disagreement that Pakistan is years deep into a rolling water crisis. This is multi-faceted. The entire Indus river system on which Pakistan is dependent is undergoing change, not an unusu...
by Peregrine
06 Jul 2018 19:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

X Posted on the I W T Thread Dam confusion The murky matter of dam building just got murkier. There is no disagreement that Pakistan is years deep into a rolling water crisis. This is multi-faceted. The entire Indus river system on which Pakistan is dependent is undergoing change, not an unusual eve...
by Peregrine
05 Jul 2018 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Indian High Commissioner hopes bilateral relations will improve after elections in Pakistan India's High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria, while addressing a seminar in Islamabad on Thursday, hoped that the relations between India and Pakistan will improve after the 2018 general elections. "We hope t...
by Peregrine
05 Jul 2018 00:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Pakistan’s external financing risks piling on: Fitch Ratings KARACHI: Pakistan’s declining foreign exchange reserves and widening current account deficit are adding to the country’s external financing risks, said Fitch Ratings in a commentary released on Tuesday, reinforcing views on the fragility ...
by Peregrine
03 Jul 2018 15:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Water shortage intensifies, crops at risk ISLAMABAD: The country’s water shortage has worsened, prompting Indus River System Authority (Irsa) to cut provincial water shares by 14 per cent as storages at the two major reservoirs — Mangla and Tarbela —dropped to historic lows. “Total storage stood at...
by Peregrine
03 Jul 2018 15:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Can the country afford seven children per family, asks CJP Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday expressed surprise over a debate regarding family planning and its connection to religion, wondering "what the nation had gotten itself into". Is the country capable of s...
by Peregrine
03 Jul 2018 04:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Water level in Pakistan's dams hits lowest mark in history The collective water storage capacity in the dams around the country has hit its lowest mark, as reported by Geo News. The media report citing officials of the Indus River System Authority claimed that the dams in Pakistan have been encount...
by Peregrine
02 Jul 2018 17:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

More knuckle raps for Pakistan as key Trump aide heads to Islamabad today? NEW DELHI: A day after a top Donald Trump aide rapped Pakistan, again, for not bringing the Taliban within its borders to heel, she heads to Islamabad today for crucial talks, and perhaps more knuckle raps. "Pakistan ha...
by Peregrine
02 Jul 2018 03:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1878
Views: 206831

Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

X Posted on the Terroristan Thread Amid upheaval, Rs857b wiped off Pakistan’s stock market KARACHI: A transitional phase can be tricky, to say the least, and especially complicated when a leadership change is involved. Pakistan will not see one, two, or three, but four prime ministers change seats i...
by Peregrine
01 Jul 2018 23:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

saip wrote:About Kargil what does Koh Paima mean?
saaip Ji :

According to an Urdu Espeaking acquaintance it means "Mountaineer or Climber"

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by Peregrine
01 Jul 2018 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Amid upheaval, Rs857b wiped off Pakistan’s stock market KARACHI: A transitional phase can be tricky, to say the least, and especially complicated when a leadership change is involved. Pakistan will not see one, two, or three, but four prime ministers change seats in just over a year. Three sat on t...
by Peregrine
01 Jul 2018 21:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2558
Views: 167189

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Economy set to face tougher challenges in FY19 KARACHI: Pakistan’s economy received multiple jolts during fiscal year 2018 and almost all economic indicators worsened. However, the issue is that the worst time has yet to come. The economy is faced with new and bigger challenges in fiscal year 2019....
by Peregrine
30 Jun 2018 23:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1201
Views: 168066

Analyzing CPEC

CPEC is no gift and China’s brotherhood is no favour China’s friendship towards Pakistan should not be taken for granted, as any country’s policies are always guided by national interests. CPEC is indeed a Chinese policy guided by its wider strategic and economic interests in the world The China Pa...

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