PAKISTAN

Terrorism’s saffron fault line

  0 comments   |     by Latha Jishnu on 27, July 2015

COLOURS have strong associations and tend to be coded in our psyche. They are linked, sometimes inexorably, to our politics, culture and social biases. The way we respond to people, events and situations is prompted by the colour coding embedded in us, however subtly these triggers might work. Often our responses symbolise rank prejudice. Right-wing demagogue Bal Thackeray who founded th

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IRAN’S STRATEGIC BREAKOUT

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram on 25, July 2015

THE agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme announced in Vienna on July 14 marks a watershed in world politics. Iran made major concessions to secure the deal, agreeing: not to produce highly enriched uranium; remove two-thirds of its centrifuges; not to use its advanced centrifuges; give up 98pc of its existing enriched uranium stockpile (for 15 years); modify the Arak heavy water reactor

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AFTER MURREE

  0 comments   |     by Moeed Yusuf on 21, July 2015

AFGHAN President Ashraf Ghani’s efforts to woo the Taliban to the negotiating table have received a fresh lease of life — courtesy Pakistan. Prior to the much-publicised Murree meeting between representatives of the Ghani government and the Afghan Taliban a fortnight ago, many observers were busy writing obituaries of Ghani’s conciliatory policy towards Pakistan. Indeed

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Curfew in India-held Kashmir

  0 comments   |     by Dawn on 19, June 2015

SRINAGAR: India-held Kashmir was largely under curfew on Friday with top separatist leaders detained to halt a planned protest march over a series of recent killings in the

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By banning ‘India’s Daughter’, India has committed international suicide: Leslee Udwin

  0 comments   |     by Gowhar Geelani on 08, June 2015

Leslee Udwin, the 57-year old Israeli-born British filmmaker is still in the news. ‘India’s Daughter’, Udwin’s latest documentary film on the 2012 brutal gang rape on a Delhi bus of a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern, became hugely controversial in India. Subsequently, the film was banned and also taken off from the YouTube in India, but it continues to attract m

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Won’t let anyone play proxies in Pakistan

  0 comments   |     by Report on 04, June 2015

Islamabad - With India’s renewed rage against Pakistan over China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and elections in Gilgit-Baltistan, Chief of Army Staff Genera

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PAKISTAN WILL NOT BE INTIMIDATED: COAS

  0 comments   |     by Mateen Haider on 04, June 2015

ISLAMABAD: In response to recent anti-Pakistan statements from Indian political leadership, Chief of Army Staff Genera

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INDIA’S PROTESTS IRONIC – SARTAJ AZIZ

  0 comments   |     by Mateen Haider -Dawn on 02, June 2015

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on foreign affairs and national security Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday

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OBAMA PULLS A FAST ONE ON MULLAH OMAR

  0 comments   |     by M K Bhadrakumar on 01, June 2015

So the US has done it again--given its word, have the other's part of the bargain fulfilled, and reneged on its own obligation to the agreement. They did this most inf

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Jammu Massacre Of 1947

  0 comments   |     by Dr. Abdul Ahad on 21, May 2015

It all started with the infamous u

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