BNF questions legality of Pakistan’s control on GB

RAWALPINDI: The exiled Chairman of Balawaristan National Front (BNF), Abdul Hamid Khan, has said under a well-planned conspiracy Pakistan has been settling its own nationals along with people from Afghanistan and China in the disputed territory of Gilgit-Baltistan to change its demography and turn the indigenous population into a minority ...

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Baba Jan: ‘Che Guevara’ of Gilgit-Baltistan

Dr. Simrit Kahlon Baba Jan Hunzai is not a terrorist, he is the chairperson of Progressive Youth Front of Pakistan Occupied Gilgit-Baltistan and member of the central executive committee of the Pakistan Labour Party; a simple and motivated social activist who had the courage to raise his voice for the ...

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Justice B. A. Khan sworn in as SAC chief

Srinagar, Former Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Bashir Ahmad Khan, was Thursday sworn in as the new chairman of the State Accountability Commission (SAC)— the state’s three-member anti-graft body. Khan was administered the oath of office by Governor N N Vohra at Raj Bhavan. Two other ...

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TALIBAN BREAKING UP?

By Samuel Baid       The global community should be rightly concerned as the Taliban captured the northern city of Kunduz this week. It also remains a matter of great worry that of late the combatants of the so-called Afghan chapter of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ...

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IS in Afghanistan

FRANZ-MICHAEL MELLBIN The writer is Special Representative of the European Union in Afghanistan. BE under no illusion: IS has arrived in Afghanistan. Just as the country is gripped by an economic exodus of people seeking better opportunities elsewhere, the self-styled Islamic State is spreading its tentacles into Afghanistan’s most lawless ...

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Future of J&K Lies with India: CM Mufti

Deen Imran Srinagar, Describing J&K as a ‘symbol of Indian diversity’, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Thursday said the state holds a special place as the only Muslim majority state in the federal structure of India. He credited former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in building confidence amongst the people ...

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