PAKISTAN “A COUNTRY OF PARTICULAR CONCERN” FOR MINORITIES

By Allabaksh For 16th year in a row, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has recommended that Pakistan should be declared a ‘‘country of particular concern’’ because of its ill-treatment of religious minorities. However, the Trump administration, like its predecessors, has refrained from doing so, ostensibly to not vitiate ...

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Politics behind the water woes in Pakistan

By Samuel Baid Come April, there begins a battle of water between Sindh and Punjab in Pakistan. The former accuses the latter of stealing its share of water from Indus River. Punjab tries to deflect this attack on to India’s Kishenganga project in Kashmir. Pakistanis, who don’t seem to be ...

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J&K Bank inaugurates new premises of Rohtak BU

Srinagar, Making engagement with its customers more comfortable and productive, J&K Bank threw open its new premises of Rohtak Business Unit (BU) for the public. The bank’s Executive President R K Chhibber inaugurated the new premises at City Centre Mall HUDA complex Rohtak in Haryana Office amid a huge gathering of ...

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KPC holds condolence meet on Shujaat Bukhari

Srinagar, The Kashmir Press Club Coordination Committee Tuesday held a condolence meeting at the KPC premises in memory of the slain ‘Rising Kashmir’ Editor, Shujaat Bukhari who was brutally murdered Thursday evening by unidentified gunmen. During the meeting, the KPCC members offered fateha (prayers) for the departed soul and recalled Shujaat’s ...

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