Pakistan; Water problem   While it is true that Pakistan overall is increasingly coming under extreme water strain, the situation in Balochistan is much more critical in comparison. A report submitted before the Senate by the Ministry of Water and Power has confirmed that Balochistan is facing a groundwater shortage ...

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Taliban claim killing of Pakistani journalist

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, A gunman on a motorbike shot dead a Pakistani journalist in the country’s restive northwest on Tuesday and hours later the Taliban claimed the killing, bringing to 71 the number of journalists and media workers killed in Pakistan since 2002. Zaman Mehsud, 38, was a journalist working for ...

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J&K Bank Donates Vehicles for Special Children

Srinagar,Under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, J&K Bank Tuesday donated two vehicles to Chhotay Taray and CHINAR Kashmir, two non-governmental organizations working for the welfare of differently abled and orphans respectively belonging to the under-privileged sections of the society. The bank’s Chairman & CEO Mushtaq Ahmad handed over the ...

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Persecution of Hindus in Pakistan

By Manzoor Ahmed A few days ago, reports cropped up from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan about 88 Hindus resident in Pakistan, who had come to India on pilgrim visas refusing to return home. Having come on a pilgrimage to India, these Pakistani nationals who had been staying in Rajasthan said they ...

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