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by Peregrine
23 Jul 2018 02:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2626
Views: 171573

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Nawaz Sharif ‘on the verge of kidney failure’ in Adiala Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is reportedly ‘on the verge of kidney failure’ and a medical board has recommended his immediate transfer from Adiala jail to a hospital. Urea nitrogen in Sharif’s blood had risen to a dangerous level, and he...
by Peregrine
23 Jul 2018 00:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2626
Views: 171573

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Shoebaz vows to make Ātaṅkavadīsthan better than India LAHORE: Ātaṅkavadīsthan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shoebaz Sharif on Saturday said that people can change his name if he does not take Ātaṅkavadīsthan ahead of its arch-rival India after coming into power. By the Powers invested in m...
by Peregrine
22 Jul 2018 23:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2626
Views: 171573

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

ECP limits powers of military personnel after Senate drubbing ISLAMABAD: After coming under staunch criticism from different sides, the Election Commission of Pakistan in a fresh notification has limited magisterial powers of military personnel set to be deployed in and outside the polling stations...
by Peregrine
22 Jul 2018 17:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2626
Views: 171573

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Only option with govt is to drastically reduce expenditure ISLAMABAD: While setting aside all proposals on table, the caretaker government has left the mammoth job of tackling the surging current account deficit to the next government. “We have received several proposals from various quarters inclu...
by Peregrine
21 Jul 2018 20:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2626
Views: 171573

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Pakistan Names Chini Built Maritime Vessel As "Kashmir" :roll: PMSS Ship Called Kashmir Commissioned At China PS: Another "novel" way of keeping the "Kashmir issue" alive :roll: Falijee Ji : Ātaṅkavadīsthan can’t even make Multi-Purpose Patrol Vessels with a displaceme...
by Peregrine
21 Jul 2018 18:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2626
Views: 171573

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Ātaṅkavadīsthan Ka Ujwal Chintan IMF, finance ministry way off on Pakistan’s economic misery ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Pakistan’s finance ministry have failed to make accurate forecasts about the country’s external sector for the last fiscal year, putting a question mark ...
by Peregrine
20 Jul 2018 23:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2626
Views: 171573

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Size of Pakistan’s economy is $313.13 billion, says SBP KARACHI: The size of Pakistan’s economy stood at $313.13 billion at the end of June, 2018, according to provisional figures released on Thursday by the country’s central bank, as a weaker currency took toll on gross domestic product (GDP) in d...
by Peregrine
20 Jul 2018 21:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2626
Views: 171573

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Pakistan’s current account deficit peaks at $17.99b KARACHI: The current account deficit, which remains the single largest challenge for economic managers, shot to a r ecord high of $17.994 billion (5.7% of GDP ) at the end of fiscal year ended June 30, 2018 mainly due to exorbitant imports and les...
by Peregrine
20 Jul 2018 20:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2971
Views: 317513

Indus Water Treaty

The art of giving a dam(n) There are many facets to the water crisis in Pakistan, including poor governance and mismanagement, argues Shahid Mehmood We all know the prediction: by 2025, Pakistan will run out of fresh water. This predict has been around for some time, but no government has done much...
by Peregrine
20 Jul 2018 19:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2626
Views: 171573

Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Such Gup So Help us Darwin! A lot of news and analysis is floating about to confuse us all. The most pernicious are so-called pollster predictions of the forthcoming election results that convey the impression that the game is over for the PMLN. Alien Whatsapp Groups are the most prolific. In the l...
by Peregrine
20 Jul 2018 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 1912
Views: 223868

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2971
Views: 317513

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 168147

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 1912
Views: 223868

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 1912
Views: 223868

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 1882
Views: 207540

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: 1882
Views: 207540

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2626
Views: 171573

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: 2971
Views: 317513

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...

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