World Affairs

Pak-Saudi Security ties in a Churn (RSTV Debate)

Pak-Saudi Security relationship seems to be undergoing a reset. Last year, former Pakistani Army Chief General Raheel Sharif was selected by Riyadh as the commander of the Saudi-led alliance of Muslim majority countries, ostensibly aimed at counter-terrorism. The alliance is meant to essentially target the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen who are active on the …

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US Russia Rivalry in Afganistan

Moscow and Washington seem to be heading for a face-off in Afghanistan. Last December, Moscow initiated a regional dialogue on Afghanistan. It has held three meetings of the group which contains Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, China, India and a few Central Asian republics. The US declined the invitation to attend the last meeting saying that the …

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UK Begins Brexit Process | RSTV

Brexit is a commonly used term for the United Kingdom‘s planned withdrawal from the European Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May formally began her country’s divorce from the European Union recently after reiterating that there was no turning back. As a result, PM May notified EU Council President in a hand-delivered letter that Britain would …

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Indus Water Treaty | New Updates

Indus Waters Commissioners from India and Pakistan are likely to meet later this month for their routine annual meeting. The meeting had been postponed after India had declared that blood and water cannot flow together after the Uri attacks in September. The Indus Waters Treaty was signed in 1960 as a river sharing agreement between …

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United States Policy Shift in Afgan-Pak Region

The United States under the Trump Administration seems to be undertaking a review of its Afghanistan-Pakistan policy. The top military commander of US and NATO troops in Afghanistan, General John Nicolson Jr. has called for a holistic policy review towards Pakistan. While President Obama had declared that the official combat mission in Afghanistan was over …

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News Update : 06th October 2016

News Update : 06th Day of October 2016 News update covers the essential news articles from various newspapers segregated according to various subjects falling under the realm of civil services preparations. The aspirants are advised to make their own notes for future reference (Point wise) Below are the topic wise important News for Today [accordion_wrapper] [accordion_content …

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News Update : 05th October 2016

News Update : 05th Day of October 2016 News update covers the essential news articles from various newspapers segregated according to various subjects falling under the realm of civil services preparations. The aspirants are advised to make their own notes for future reference (Point wise) Below are the topic wise important News for Today [accordion_wrapper] [accordion_content …

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News Update : 04th October 2016

News Update : 04th Day of October 2016 News update covers the essential news articles from various newspapers segregated according to various subjects falling under the realm of civil services preparations. The aspirants are advised to make their own notes for future reference (Point wise) Below are the topic wise important News for Today [accordion_wrapper] [accordion_content …

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