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During the Panama case hearings on Thursday, once again Salman Akram Raja, who is now representing Maryam Nawaz along with Hassan and Hussain Nawaz submitted more documents on behalf of his clients to the bench. These documents, including a...
Indian print and electronic media are running a propaganda campaign in which they have claimed killing 13 militants in a period of 4 days in Machil, Uri and Poonch sectors in counter infiltration. There have been graphic details provided by...
Following my article a couple of weeks ago in which I complimented the Pakistani cricket team for snatching victory from the jaws of defeat against their formidable arch-rivals India, I received a couple of comments that left me puzzled. One...
The young militant would be dead in a few minutes. Indian security forces had the house surrounded. As they closed in, Muzamil Amin Dar made a phone call. “There is nothing to worry about,” he is heard calmly telling his family on...
By Ghulam Noor Jahanian The recent condemnation from the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, terming the killings in the name of Gau Bhakti (respect for cow) as, ‘...Not something Mahatma Gandhi would approve of”, is conceived by most as lip service....
It happened just a couple of days after Burhan Wani was killed along with his associates in the southern part of Kashmir on July 8, 2016. I saw some kids of my village playing around the passenger waiting shed. Since...
Nobody knew in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) that a 22-year-old boy will change the narrative of guerrilla warfare by mounting a challenge to the massive Indian security grid. That, too, without concealing his identity. He appeared with his real...
One of our popular singers once composed a lyric that went something like: “Pakistan has been passing through a critical phase, ever since I was born”. We also keep hearing about defining moments. Several have come and gone –...
The normally calm and collected Finance Minister displayed a Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde transformation on Monday before and after his appearance in the Panama JIT. In the hot seat for just under an hour, as compared with the extended interrogation...
Another conflict between China and the U.S. over the South China Sea is brewing after the Pentagon released a report suggesting that Beijing has plans to set up military bases in Pakistan. The war of words between Washington and Beijing...