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Friday, July 12, 2024
TopicPakistan national assembly

Topic: Pakistan national assembly

Pakistan assembly just got its first lesson on pronouns

Trans woman Bubbli Malik requested the Speaker to address by saying the words ‘Hazreen-e-Mehfil’, meaning ‘people present at the gathering’, rather than ‘Ladies & Gentlemen’.

National hero, army’s favourite, Pakistan’s PM — Imran Khan had it all. Then came the fall

Given Pakistan's history, it's not alarming for the PM to be removed from office. But it's Imran Khan's self-assured hubris that separates him from his predecessors.

Imran Khan takes oath to form next govt, the second democratic transition of power

National Assembly adjourns after 329 members, including Imran Khan, sign their presence to form the new government.

Pakistan elections on 25 July: Here’s a ready reckoner on how our neighbour votes

Elections to the 342-member National Assembly and 4 provincial assemblies will take place simultaneously Wednesday.

Krishna Kumari elected to Pakistan Senate: From slavery to the corridors of power

Krishna Kumari’s fight against unimaginable odds is not hers alone. It represents the struggles of the young women from her community and region in Pakistan.

On Camera

In contest between private broadcasters and Prasar Bharati, sport will be the ultimate loser

Prasar Bharati can offer high-definition sports content, but risks falling short on delivering user experience that private broadcasters invest heavily in.

Govt allows FCI to sell surplus wheat & rice produce to private players from next month

Surplus wheat will be sold at Rs 2,325 per quintal & rice at Rs 2,800 per quintal — lower than current market rates. Open market sale is aimed at regulating domestic supply & prices.

20 countries, 140+ aircraft — IAF to participate in largest edition of Australia's Exercise Pitch Black

IAF aircraft that will participate in exercise from 12 July to 2 August include the Su-30 MKI multirole fighters, the C-17 Globemaster and the IL-78 Air-to-Air refuelling aircraft.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.