Kashmir News

Kashmir violence: US expresses distress, says it’s a matter of grave concern

Jul 15th, 2016 | By

Expressing concern over the violence in Kashmir and describing the death of over 30 people as of “grave concern”, the US said today. “We are very concerned about the deaths of the protesters. I understand it’s over 30 now; that’s of grave concern to us.  We continue to be in touch with the government of

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon concerned over Kashmir situation

Jul 12th, 2016 | By

United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon is concerned over the tense situation in Kashmir following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, a spokesperson said on Monday. Stephane Dujarric told reporters the UN chief has noted with concern the situation unfolding in Kashmir. Dujarric strongly rejected remarks by a Pakistani journalist that the UN

Pakistan Summons Indian Envoy Over Kashmir Violence

Jul 12th, 2016 | By

Pakistan’s government on July 11 summoned India’s High Commissioner to Pakistan, Gautam Bambawale, to discuss a series of deadly clashes that have killed at least 23 people in India-administered Kashmir. At least three protesters and a police officer were killed in the Muslim-majority region on July 10, raising the death toll in violence sparked by

Isn’t it too early to be over the moon?

Feb 8th, 2016 | By

  BY Sohail Parwaz Completing the national agenda Most probably it was 1977 when I came across General Raheel Sharif for the first time. I don’t remember exactly the station and occasion, however, to the best of my memory it was some TEWT (tactical exercise without troops) or some formation gathering, where I was introduced to

Walking in fear as a Muslim

Dec 30th, 2015 | By

By Mubeen Shakir A 12-year-old girl is beaten at school in New York, is called “ISIS” and nearly has her hijab torn off by her classmates. A 16-year-old Somali American dies in a fall from a six-story building in Seattle that his family and the Muslim community in the city suspect was the result of

Fall of Dhaka, the True Indian Face

Dec 30th, 2015 | By

By Tariq Rizwan     India is a worst case of conflict diplomacy and expansionist policy ever since its independence in 1947. Her relations with the neighbors; Pakistan, Siri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and China has remained strained and lacked confidence. The victory of Narendra Modi led BJP has further put the plight of minorities in

India’s top secret nuclear city

Dec 30th, 2015 | By

  By Sultan M Hali A threat for global peace India made a hullabaloo regarding Pakistan’s tactical nuclear weapons, convincing the US to coerce Pakistan to give up its battlefield nukes. After failing in its ploy, India is now trying to psyche Pakistani opinion builders into rejecting the tactical nukes through the false premise that

India’s Orchestrated Boat Drama Revisited

Dec 30th, 2015 | By

By Sajjad Shaukat   On December 31, 2014, Indian agencies orchestrated a terror boat drama to defame Pakistan in the world. In this respect, Indian media and high officials unfolded the drama on the New Year’s eve by allegedly reporting that a Pakistani fishing boat as a Pakistan-based group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was intercepted by Indian

Quaid-e-Azam Day-Soft Image of Pakistan

Dec 30th, 2015 | By

By Sajjad Shaukat   Besides Christmas, every year, on December 25, Pakistanis celebrate Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s birth anniversary with every possible way of showing reverence to their country’s founder. It is called the Quaid-e-Azam Day. Jinnah was born on December 25, 1876 and founded Pakistan in 1947. On this very day, seminars, debates and

Need for Genuine Interfaith Dialogue

Dec 30th, 2015 | By

By Sajjad Shaukat   During a visit to Italy’s largest military cemetery of World War I, on November 14, expressing his grief over the November 13 terror attacks in Paris, Pope Francis called them a “piece of a piecemeal World War III…war is madness…even today…fought with crimes, massacres, destruction.”   On September 25, this year,