PAKISTAN

India warned against misjudging defence capabiliy

  0 comments   |     by Dawn on 14, December 2014

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Saturday warned India against misjudging Pakistan’s defence capabilities.

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PAKISTAN ARMY CHIEF VISITS USA

  0 comments   |     by Moeed Yusuf on 02, December 2014

THE Pakistan Army chief recently concluded his first official visit to the US. It was déjà vu as far as the trajectory of US relations with Pakistan’s recent army chiefs go. There was a time when Musharraf was considered a darling in Washington: the liberal general who got the importance of supporting the US. Subsequently, he was seen as the master of the ‘double game&

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INDIA NSA CAUSING ACUTE THREAT TO REGIONAL,BLOBAL PEACE

  0 comments   |     by Christina Palmer, Ajnali Sharma on 22, November 2014

NEW DELHI - India has started expanding a covert uranium enrichment plant that could potentially support the development of thermonuclear weapons, a defence research group has stated, raising the stakes in an arms race with China and Pakistan. The revelation highlights a lack of nuclear safeguards on India under new Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while sanctions-bound Iran faces minute sc

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THE MAKING OF HISTORY

  0 comments   |     by IKram Sehgal on 19, November 2014

History was in the making on the afternoon of Friday Nov 14 2014. Throwing aside diplomatic norms, Ashraf Ghani on his first State visit to Pakistan after being swo

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IMPRUDENT ADVENTURISM

  0 comments   |     by Special report on 01, November 2014

Imprudent Adventurism  Even as the box of sweets is despatched to Delhi from Islamabad (by Nawaz Sharif to Modi on the occasion of Dewali), there is no let-up in milit

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WHY KABUL KICKED THE INDIAN BUTT

  0 comments   |     by Ambassador M.K. Bhadrakumar on 01, November 2014

Most important, the bitter truth is that India overlooked the irrationality of its willingness to get locked in a great game in Afghanistan. Pakistan’s role is central and irreplaceable in an Afghan settlement. Hopefully, Delhi will now at least be on a learning curve in the period ahead and concede that Pakistan has legitimate interests in Afghanistan It is extremely

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PM Nawaz Sharif decides to penalize the Model Town inquiry judge

  0 comments   |     by UPDATE on 19, October 2014

Justice Baqir Najfi of Pakistan High Court  headed a judicial inquiry when police massacred of 14 innocent citizens while 80 received serious bullet injuries in the upper parts of their bodies held the government of Punjab responsible , that is headed by its Chief minister Shahbaz Sharif brother of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The government to date has not mad

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Lessons From Scotland For South Asia

  0 comments   |     by Satya Sagar on 24, September 2014

It also raises many questions, chief among them being, on a planet run by corporations and shaped by tsunami-like capital flows, do terms like national ‘independence’, ‘unity’ or ‘sovereignty’ have real meaning anymore? An even more fundamental qu

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Triumph of the will…the power of determination

  0 comments   |     by Ayaz Amir on 24, September 2014

Idolise Imran Khan or pillory him, the fact remains that against the odds, out of the seemingly impossible, through sheer force of personality he has shaped an agitation…which if led by the half-hearted, or the weak of will, would have died a natural death long ago. 

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