Does Islamabad really care about Balochistan?

By Zahid Ali Zahid Ali The author is a Washington WA  based journalist and a human rights activist.This August 14th, approximately 400 Baloch insurgents lay down their arms in Quetta to renounce violence. This surrender to the security forces, however, does little to offer prospects of peace in Balochistan in ...

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Pak Theorist of Conspiracies Is Dead

By Samuel Baid The man who had overstrained his brain for years to invent conspiracy theories and pseudo rationale for hatred of India, the US and Israel and for bringing Afghanistan under Pakistan’s control, has died of brain hemorrhage at the age of 79 in Murree in the night of ...

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Declare Pakistan a terrorist state:

Jammu: Condemning shelling by Pakistani troops in which 3 civilians were killed and 17 others injured, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Friday said that time has come when international community should declare Pakistan as a “terrorist state” as that country is using terrorism as an instrument of international diplomacy. ...

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Three civilians killed in shelling in Jammu

Jammu ,Three civilians were killed and nine injured on Friday as the armies of India and Pakistan resorted to shelling in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. “Three civilians were killed and nine injured in indiscriminate shelling by Pakistan Rangers in R.S. Pura sector of the International Border in Jammu district,” ...

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Indo- Pak dialogue

M.J. Akbar The India-Pakistan dialogue has been comatose ever since it suffered a severe stroke at Agra in 2001; will it sink into deeper relapse in 2015? The diagnosis has not changed. Agra collapsed because Pakistan would not accept terrorism as a central problem, largely because to do so would ...

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Reporters boycott Rahul’s press meet

Srinagar, Journalists Thursday boycotted media interaction with Congress Vice President, Rahul Gandhi, as a mark of protest against the highhandedness of his security staff. Congress party had invited journalists for the media interaction at 4:30 pm at Nehru Guest house. However, the security staff heckled the reporters and made them ...

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Sukhnandan inaugurates 2 WSSs, lays foundation of another two in Wachi

Srinagar, Minister for Public Health Engineering (PHE), Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) Sukhnanadan Kumar Choudhary today dedicated two Water Supply Schemes (WSS) to people of Kumar Mohallah Doublepora and Manzimpora of Wachi constituency in south Kashmir.  He also laid foundation of two other schemes at Kareewa Safnagri and Kongnoo-Chitragam. MLA Wachi Aijaz ...

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