Pakistan; Sugar getting sour again

by KHALEEQ KIANI IT has become almost an annual ritual. The sugar industry is sitting on a surplus carryover; sugarcane-crushing is about to pick up pace; farmers are impatient to offload their hard-earned produce at the first available window; and consumer prices are rising again amid calls for a subsidised ...

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Pampore firing: Two suspected militants killed

Srinagar, Two militants were killed at Sempora, Pampore after a brief shootout on the Srinagar-Islamabad highway on Tuesday evening. Official sources told Rising Kashmir that as soon as the SOG men intercepted a TATA mobile vehicle for security check the suspected militants travelling in the vehicle started firing. They said that in ...

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FormerAssembly Speaker Leads Anti-Hindu Mahasabha Leader Protests

SRINAGAR Former state assembly speaker Mubarak Gul Tuesday led protest demonstrations at Press Enclave here against Hindu Mahasabha National Working President Kamlesh Tiwari for making derogatory remarks about Islam and circulating pamphlets against Muslim community. Gul along with other party activists assembled under the banner of “J&K Rural Development Society”, a ...

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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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