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Pak Army must answer for Sufi shrine attacks

by Manzoor Ahmed Early this month in October, a suicide bomber set himself off outside a Sufi shrine in JhalMagsi town in Balochistan, killing 13 devouts and injuring 27 others who were offering prayers at the dargah. Earlier this year, over 80 people were killed in another suicide attack on ...

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Local businesses lose big under CPEC

by Nasir Jamal For 30 years, Kamal Amjad Mian’s family resisted the temptation to invest heavily in their electricity cable manufacturing business to avoid creating surplus capacity. Instead, they chose to make regular but smaller investments to keep up with growing market demand. But then Nawaz Sharif returned to power ...

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Police organises ‘sports festival’ in Ganderbal

Ishtiyak Magray Ganderbal, A Week long JK Police sports festival was on Monday organised by District Police Ganderbal at Sainik School Manasbal. The festival was inaugurated by DIG Central Kashmir Gh Hassan Bhat, DC Ganderbal, SSP Ganderbal, besides other dignitaries were also present on the occasion. DIG Central Kashmir, lauded the ...

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Pellets, bullets and tortures won’t stop us to take movement to its logical conclusion, affirms Geelani

Srinagar, Octogenarian Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani on Monday said that history stands witness that in contrast to every freedom movement, “occupational and tyrant forces” have suffered a defeat. Refferring to the prevailing “gloomy situation” and commenting over unabated “brutalities” inflicted by government the ailing leader said that authorities in Delhi ...

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Naeem Akhtar participates in BJP’s National Executive Meet; NC expresses shock, says BJP, PDP have same agenda

Srinagar, National Conference on Monday expressed shock over the participation of PDP Spokesperson and Minister Nayeem Akhtar’s participation in the BJP’s National Executive meet at SKICC Srinagar and demanded that the party come out with an explanation. Reacting over the presence of senior Cabinet Minister and PDP senior member Nayeem ...

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