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Dec 06, 2019
Pakistan's ailing economy gets $1.3-billion infusion from Asian Development Bank; loan comes after Moody's upgrades country's outlookThe ADB loan comes just days after financial service company Moody's changed Pakistan's outlook from negative to stable.
Nov 16, 2019
Post Article 370, Pakistan facing policy crises on Kashmir; creating unrest in Valley to internationalise issue Islamabad's last arrowPakistan wants to do something spectacular to pump oxygen into the Kashmir issue that is fast becoming redundant due to fatigue and, also, losing legitimacy, with its sharp turn towards Islamic State-styled caliphate jihadism
Nov 09, 2019
International Monetary Fund praises Pakistan's economic performance, approves loan tranche of $450 million for IslamabadThe IMF on Friday praised Pakistan's economic performance and agreed on next steps, paving the way for the release of another portion of a $6 billion, three-year loan package.
Sep 06, 2019
IMF's SOS team to visit Pakistan between 16-20 Sept to suggest ways of curtailing gaping budget deficitThe IMF is sending its SOS mission to Pakistan this month for suggesting ways to the cash-strapped government to curtail the yawning budget deficit being faced by the country, according to a media report
Apr 05, 2019
Pakistan faces highest level of inflation in over 5 years: Amid rising prices, citizens feels Imran Khan is erasing the poor, not povertyIn Pakistan, surging petrol prices have more than halved the income of taxi driver Yasir Sultan, just one of many consumers whose faith in a government elected last year on a pledge to help the poor has been shattered.
Feb 15, 2019
Pulwama terror attack: Withdrawal of MFN status to hit Pakistan economy, says NITI Aayog vice chairman Rajiv KumarIndia's decision to withdraw the 'most favoured nation' (MFN) status to Pakistan will adversely impact the neighbouring country's economy which is already in "deep trouble", NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said on Friday
Nov 02, 2018
IMF staff mission to visit Islamabad next week, initiate talks with Pakistan over bailout applicationIMF Director of Communications Gerry Rice told reporters that the discussions with Pakistan are likely to begin on 7 November. An IMF staff mission will go to Islamabad and initiate discussions with the authorities.
Jul 29, 2018
Imran Khan as Pakistan PM could be China’s biggest ally or headache; Beijing betrays rare nervousnessImran Khan's polarising election campaign has resulted in the creation of bad blood in Pakistan, and China is nervous that the spillover could affect its grand CPEC project
Jul 04, 2018
CPEC risks aggravating political tensions and widening social divides in Pakistan, warns Belgium-based think tank Crisis GroupThe China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has its fair share of sceptics and opponents around the world, not least in India. Beijing and Islamabad have gone to great lengths to convince the world — again, not least, New Delhi — that the CPEC isn't a venture aimed at antagonising the region. Now, according to a report published by a Belgium-based research group, the project risks fuelling discontent within Pakistan, that could eventually lead to conflict.
Jun 27, 2018
India must explore new strategies to counter Pakistan's hostility, and do it without firing a single bulletIndia needs to explore more effective methods of neutralising this threat. In his classic treatise The Art of War, Sun Tzu had argued that the perfect strategy would be to subdue the enemy without fighting. Novel strategies need to be explored to make the cost of Pakistan's unrelenting hostility literally unaffordable.