PAKISTAN

Kashmir: why talk to India?

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram

FOLLOWING the extensive discussions at the recent Pakistan envoys’ conference, Pakistan proposed a ‘separate’ dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir to India. As expected, India promptly interposed preconditions for the talks, even more onerous than in the past. Pakistan’s counter — that the talks would be strictly on the basis of the UN resolutions on Kashmir &mdas

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GBLA Resolutions Assail Modi’s Controversial Remarks

  0 comments   |     by Jamil Nagri

GILGIT: As big rallies were held across Gilgit-Baltistan in protest against a recent statement by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) unanimously adopted two resolutions condemning the controversial remarks. The resolutions termed Modi an extremist Hindu leader and enemy of Muslims. One of the resolutions, tabled by GBLA Speaker

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US REFUSES TO BACK MODI ON KASHMIR

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US refuses to back Modi’s claims Anwar Iqbal WASHINGTON: The United States continues to view the Kashmir issue as a dispute that needs to be settled by both India and Pakistan, says the US State Department, while distanci

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Indian Foreign SecretaryInvited for Talks on Kashmir

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Indian foreign secretary invited for talks on Kashmir ISLAMABAD: Three days after Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz proposed to India a dedicated dialogue on Kashmir, Pakistan on Monday moved ahead by inviting the Indian foreign secretary to visit

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Is Pakistan Isolated? The writer is a former Pakistan ambassador to the UN

  0 comments   |     by MUNIR AKRAM

The writer is a former Pakistan ambassador to the UN. SEVERAL Pakistani commentators have concluded that Pakistan is isolated because its relations with three of its four immediate neighbours are hostile. Some have ascribed this ‘failure’ exclusively to the absence of a fulltime foreign minister and the hydra-headed leadership at the Foreign Office. Pakistan is far f

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Edhi : Greatest Of The Great, Warmest Of The Warm!

  0 comments   |     by Nilantha Ilangamuwa

The most fundamental question every human being at least one time in life will ask himself/herself is – ‘what is the meaning of the life?’ There is no fixed answer to this question but in fact, the answer is itself is a representation of humanity.  This inquisition is unique to everyone till the end of their life. This is the most fundamental question on which &n

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Friends And Foes

  0 comments   |     by EDITOR THE NATION

Friends And Foes The proceedings of a hearing in the US Congress titled ‘Pakistan: friend or foe’ has drawn a clear line as to where the US Congress stands in reference to Pakistan. Never has an ally lambasted another so vociferously, as the US Congress did to Pakistan in this hearing. The allegations were startling and at certain point

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OIC, China supporting Pakistan's stance on drone strikes: Lodhi?

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OIC, China supporting Pakistan's stance on drone strikes: Lodhi‏ A Dawn Report NEW YORK: Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi on Sunday said the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) and China are supporting Pakistan

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Pakistan Defence budget Pakistan- Myths and Reality

  0 comments   |     by Farrukh Saleem

Pakistan Defence Pakistan budget- Myths and Reality By Farrukh Saleem Myth 1: Our defence budget eats up the lion’s share of the total budgetary outlay.   Fact: The total outlay of Budget 2016-17 is Rs4,897 billi

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The New Great Game - Implementation of the trade-Munir Akram

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram

THE recent India-Iran-Afghanistan agreement to develop a trade route from Chabahar to Central Asia has been portrayed by Indian commentators as having changed the historical ‘Great Game’ for control of the connection between South and Central Asia through Afghanistan. It has been claimed that the agreement will end India’s ‘isolation’ from Central Asia and Pakistan

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