The Eurasian Times: Pakistan Making Efforts to Regulate Madrassas After Immense Global Pressure

This undated file photo shows students reading Qur’an in a Madrasa in Islamabad. The Pakistani government is working towards bringing these institutions under its control. (AFP/File)
Updated 23 May 2019
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The Eurasian Times: Pakistan Making Efforts to Regulate Madrassas After Immense Global Pressure

May 22: The Eurasian Times states that the Pakistani government is working towards bringing these institutions under its control. In April, the military spokesman Major-General Asif Ghafoor said over 30,000 madrassas will be brought into the ‘mainstream’ fold and overseen by the ministry of education.

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What Exactly Did Pakistan’s Prime Minister Say About the Country’s Nuclear Weapons?

Updated 04 September 2019

What Exactly Did Pakistan’s Prime Minister Say About the Country’s Nuclear Weapons?

September 3: The Diplomat report by Ankit Panda states that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, speaking on Monday, caused a bit of a stir with comments that were initially reported as a pledge by Islamabad to not use its nuclear weapons first in any conflict with India. That’s at least how it was reported by Reuters India, which headlined its story: “Pakistan would not use nuclear weapons first, amid tensions with India: PM Imran Khan.”

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