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PAKISTAN’S NUCLEAR WEAPONS: EIGHTEEN YEARS AFTER – II

RIZWAN ZEB PAKISTAN’S NUCLEAR DOCTRINE: DAVID VERSUS GOLIATH? It is not surprising that a militarily weaker Pakistan without sufficient strategic depth places its reliance on nuclear weapons to ensure its national defence. With the increasing conventional imbalance between India and Pakistan, nuclear weapons for the latter assume the role of an essential penalty to offset

PAKISTAN’S NUCLEAR WEAPONS: EIGHTEEN YEARS AFTER – I

RIZWAN ZEB Pakistan’s threat perception makes India its primary threat since 1947. When India started working on its nuclear programme, Pakistan for obvious reasons could not have ignored this development as it was to have dire consequences for Pakistan’s national security if countermeasures were not taken. The strongest advocate of Pakistan’s nuclear weapon programme was

How a Khairpur date is born and sold (In pictures)

Nadia Agha, DAWN: Pakistan is the sixth largest producer of dates in the world. Thanks to suitable climate conditions, Khairpur in Sindh occupies central place in the country’s date production. Agriculture is central to Khairpur’s economy and date production plays a vital role in providing people with sustainable livelihoods.

Pakistan opener Javeria Khan discharged after bouncer incident

NEW DELHI: Javeria Khan, who opens the batting for the Pakistan women’s team, has been released from hospital after being hit on the jaw by a bouncer in Wednesday’s World Twenty20 match against West Indies in Chennai. “She has been discharged with a fractured thumb but we are still waiting for the medical report,” team

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