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    1965 War Pakistan Lost To Ireland

  • Apple may owe Ireland $19bn, but Ireland doesn’t want the money

    Apple wants to avoid paying US taxes: As Gabriel Zucman argues in his book on international tax evasion and avoidance, “The Hidden Wealth of Nations,” many US firms locate as much of their activities as possible in low-tax jurisdictions like Ireland to minimise their tax bills...

    Hence, they can structure their operations so that much of the profits go to subsidiaries based in Ireland, Luxembourg and elsewhere, minimising their US...

  • Pakistan lost $120bn to America’s war: JI chief

    QUETTA: Jamaat-i-Islami emir Senator Sirajul Haq has welcomed the announcement of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government to keep Pakistan out of war between Iran and the US...

    Speaking at a press conference after concluding his five-day visit to Balochistan on Friday, he demanded formation of a commission to hold responsible those who previously threw the country into the America’s war...

  • 'We will have lost the war' if poverty rises by the time we defeat coronavirus, says PM Imran

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that if levels of poverty in Pakistan increased by the time it has defeated coronavirus, the country will have lost the overall war...

    Because if they do and our poverty rises by the time we have defeated this virus, we will have lost the war," the premier remarked at a press briefing alongside ministers and his special assistants...

  • PAF & 1965 war

    These were the heady days of September 1965...

    This year we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war...

  • Modi govt plans 1965 war carnival

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rightwing Hindu nationalist government has ordered India’s armed forces to organise a ‘carnival’ to mark 50 years of a war with Pakistan in 1965, The Telegraph reported on Tuesday...

    The Kolkata-based paper said the three-week long event is set to reignite a debate on whether India lost on the negotiating table what it won on the battlefield...

  • Khwaja Khizr: The saint who 'saved' Rohri, Sukkur and Lansdowne Bridge during the 1965 War

    I was lost in thought as we were speeding by Rohri and its beautiful pre-Partition houses and their enigmatic wooden balconies, when I heard our driver ask me “Adi, do you know how this bridge and cities were saved during the 1965 War?”“No, I don’t,” I replied, rather ashamed of my lack of general knowledge...

    During the Indo-Pak War of 1965, when Indian planes came to bombard this strategically important bridge, people noticed...

  • 1965 war hero Daudpota passes away

    KARACHI: Air Marshal Mohammad Abdul Azim Daudpota — a former governor of Sindh, 1965 war veteran and ex-chairman of the Pakistan International Airlines — died in Karachi on Monday...

    He joined the Pakistan Air Force Academy at Risalpur in July of the same year...

  • India’s propaganda and 1965 war

    IT is ironic that this year the Indian government is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its ‘victory’ in the 1965 war, though various accounts of their own diplomats, scholars and researchers make it clear that it was a deadlock before the UN declared a ceasefire on September 22, 1965...

    Jaswant Singh, one of India’s topmost diplomats who has served as the finance and the defence minister in his book, India at Risk — Mistakes,...

  • Literary notes: The 1965 war and Pakistani Urdu literature

    So it is not only the soldiers that fight a war, but it is the nation as well...

    When the United States joined in the First World War, for instance, the public sentiments quickly turned in favour of US intervention, backed by the intellectuals and philosophers such as John Dewey, and even the ones with the leftist leanings echoed the nationalist feelings...

  • History & 1965 war

    THIS is apropos news item ‘History in Pakistan has been badly treated’ (Sept 5) and Dr Akbar Zaidi’s remarks...

    The Indians suffered heavy losses at the hands of the Pakistan Army in Chiwinda...

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