Hina Rabbani Khar was the toast of the foreign capitals. But now, on the eve of Pakistan’s historic elections, she is literally ‘toast’— politically.
Mr Shah Mehmood Qureshi's boorishness brought about a new low in Indo-Pak relations last July. Ms Khar's youthful leadership injects an element of decency in the way the Pakistani interlocutors interact with their Indian counterparts.
'...that wants friendship with India,' says Pakistan foreign minister in her opening remarks, after mentioning that she had 'noticed a mindset change in both countries'
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates