Mr President, wake up to FATA’s plight

Muhammad Anwar  The writer is executive director of the Centre for Governance and Public Accountability Dear Mr President, You may consider yourself only a ceremonial head of Pakistan’s parliamentary system, but for the country’s tribal areas, you are the real king. The cumulative area of this region surpasses that of ...

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Indo-Pak NSA talks is a good beginning: Mufti

Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed Monday termed as a “good beginning” the talks between National Security Advisors of India and Pakistan and said the two sides appear to be on a reconciliation path to bridge the “huge trust deficit”. “It is welcome step and good beginning. We ...

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Kashmir’s Mirwaiz distributes flood relief cheques

Anantnag, Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday distributed cheques among the victims of last year’s devastating floods. 106 victim families were provided with relief cheques during a function at Islamia School in Anantnag  district of south Kashmir. Taking a dig at the state and central governments, the Mirwaiz said that the ...

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Mufti pitches for operation of int’l flights

Jammu, Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed met the Union Tourism & Civil Aviation Minister, Dr Mahesh Sharma, here Saturday evening and discussed wide-ranging issues pertaining to civil aviation and promotion of tour and travel industry in Jammu & Kashmir. An official statement said a high-level team of officers from both ...

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