Catastrophic Floods in Pakistan Cause Damages North of $40Bn. UN Chief Asks Developed World to ‘Lower Temperature’.

“Decades of intransigence by big emitters”, particularly Group of 20 members behind climate crisis, according to…

‘Manmohan Singh Tweet’, A ‘New India’ Meme, and Stanton’s ‘Genocide’ Warning

IRSHAD SALIM — A recent tweet by a parody account I suspect, claiming it to be…

UPDATE: Google Auto Rikshaw Driver (Video)

UPDATE: Another self-employed auto rickshaw driver (Asif) learns and uses the Google Map to calculate round…

In Pakistan Politics and Economics are Strange Bedfellows (Video)

Polemics in the garb of intense politics (rather partisanship) may be giving Pakistan’s economy a somewhat…

A Painting, A Video and: Women’s Day 2021

India’s Aspiring Middle Class is in Limbo. Economic Collapse Gathering Pace?

An economist tells DesPardes that India’s 50 per cent middle class is decimated with drastic income…

Social Distancing Unhinges This Boy’s Cravings For Fast Food

SoDATA — Observers say unless governments around the world stop Covid-19’s progression and relax social-distancing controls…

‘Pakistan, Iran Borders are for Peace and Friendship’

DESPARDES — Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Zarif, on Monday…

Islamabad Alerts Allies, Global Bodies About Threats From India

Last week, a senior Pakistani defense official told DesPardes on condition of anonymity (as he’s not…

A Silent Revolution Has Come in Our Judiciary: Justice Khosa

DESPARDES — A silent revolution has come in the judiciary, said Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa…