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The gang-rape and murder that shocked India

Four men were hanged Friday, more than seven years after a gang-rape and murder that stunned India. Here are the facts surrounding the crime. What...
Kashmir

What Has Pacifism Achieved For Kashmir

March 15, 2020 marks eight months of illegal annexation of the valley of Jammu and Kashmir by India. As reported by Amnesty International, the...
India

India’s gory citizenship law

Many countries including Iran, Indonesia, Turkey and Malaysia are rueful at enactment of India’s controversial communal citizenship act. Several international business and political figures...
feminism

‘Aurat March’ in Pakistan: Feminists vs Mullahs!

Recently, the sudden escalation and uproar on the topic of feminism in Pakistan and the lionizing of 'aurat (women) march’, got me contemplating about...
cultue diversity

Women’s March Fiasco: Diversity is Virtue not Vice!

As a Pakistani ex-pat living in a pluralistic and diverse country like Canada, I am watching the current debate on Women’s Rights in Pakistan...
Coronavirus

Can newsrooms tone down their coronavirus coverage while still reporting responsibly?

The death toll from the novel coronavirus passed 4,000 on Tuesday, according to latest figures compiled by the international news agency. The toll reached...
Iran

Iran’s proxy war and Pakistan

In International relations, there are no permanent friends and no permanent enemies only permanent interests. Geopolitics and International relations approach in the world quickly...
Spring

Operation Spring Awakening: Germany’s Final Assault of World War II

Seventy-five years ago, on 6 March 1945, the Third Reich launched what was to be its final great offensive of World War II, called...
muslims

Indian Muslims say ‘can’t trust anyone now’

Hajra Begum has been living in fear since witnessing men chanting Hindu religious slogans hack, bludgeon and burn Muslims to death in Delhi's worst...
Muslims

After OIC and Turkey, Iran slams India for “organized violence against Indian Muslims”

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged India on Thursday to “confront extremist Hindus” and “stop the massacre of Muslims”, adding to the international...
RSS

Watch: Hindu man earns praise for removing RSS flag from mosque

Social media praised a man who took down RSS's saffron-flag erected at a mosque in New Delhi. The goons of RSS had damaged the...
Marvi Sirmed

Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar slammed for misogynistic slurs on Marvi Sirmed

Controversial drama writer, Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar, derided social rights activist Marvi Sirmed on a TV talk show during a discussion on 'Aurat March'. The panel included...
citizenship

UN rights chief joins legal battle against Indian govt

India defended its contentious citizenship law as an internal issue Tuesday as the UN rights chief sought to join efforts challenging the legislation in...
India

‘Islam-Mukt Bharat’: Centuries-old dream of RSS inspired Hindu-India

Modi-BJP-RSS’ Dream: Muslim-Free, Hindia Logical Deduction India under the BJP-RSS government of Modi is facing complete civil disorder. In the age of political and economic disorder,...
Delhi

Delhi Burns: Anti-Muslim Pogrom at the hands of Hindu Fascists

The death toll has risen to 23 in the deadliest violence, an earshot away from the nerve center of the government of India in...
War

War threatens to spill beyond Syria’s borders: New phase of brutal Syrian war

As tens of thousands of refugees shiver in the cold on Turkey’s borders with Europe and a new phase of the brutal Syrian war erupts, Russia,...
Muslims

Indian Muslims pray under police after Delhi attacks

Muslims in India's capital held regular Friday prayers under the watch of riot police, capping a week which saw 42 killed and hundreds injured...
UN

UN Secretary General Pakistan’s visit bearing fruit

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency welcomed the European Union’s generous humanitarian aid of €21 million for Afghan refugees and their host communities in Iran...
Sindh

Sindh Police beyond the Call of Duty: A pattern of possibilities and achievements

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh, Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam has taken various far-reaching initiatives to not only build the capacity of police officers in the...
judge

Anti-minority state: Judge transferred for fingerpointing BJP

Judge of Delhi High Court who pulled up the police and government for their failure to contain communal riots in the Indian capital was...
world order

New World Order: Not looking pretty

Television news summarizes daily what a new world order shaped by civilisationalists entails. Writer William Gibson’s assertion that “the future is already here – it's...
PM Imran Khan

PM Imran Khan urges world to stop ‘Delhi riots’, violence against Muslims

PM Imran Khan has given a vehement call to the international community to immediately intervene to stop the appalling rampage by Hindutva extremists against...
death

Death of second influential President since Arab Spring

After Moammar Gadhafi, another key pillar falls in the middle east. World leaders paid tribute to Hosni Mubarak, the death of whom occurred on...
Delhi riots

Delhi riots may descend region into unprecedented violence, warns Hamza Ali Abbasi

Hamza Ali Abbasi fears the Delhi riots may plummet the entire region into uncontrolled mayhem. Hence, the world should take notice of the street...
Syrian father

‘Laugh When Bomb is Being Dropped’ says Syrian Father to Daughter

A Syrian father teaches her 4-year-old daughter to laugh when they hear bombing or warplanes in Idlib. It’s a father’s unusual attempt to save...
India

Why was Labour MP Debbie Abrahams denied entry to India?

In a latest development, the Indian government’s ‘inexplicable’ decision to deny entry to prominent politician and Labour MP Debbie Abrahams caused outrage in the...
Shehzad Roy

Beating children criminalized: IHC order on Shehzad Roy’s plea

Islamabad High Court has temporarily suspended the corporal punishment for children under 12 on the petition filed by Shehzad Roy, the singer, and social...
transgender

First female transgender officially represent Pakistan at UN CEDAW

Aisha Mughal has become the first female transgender to officially represent Pakistan at a United Nations Forum. She is part of the National Delegation...
Rapists

PTI: Split, angry and confused over Public execution of child-rapists

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) leadership appears to be at loggerheads to determine whether the rapists should be hanged publically or not. In a latest move,...
homelessness

California moms on frontline of battle against homelessness

When Dominique Walker moved back from Mississippi to her native California last year, she planned to pursue a nursing degree while caring for her...

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Is Imran Khan responsbile for problems of Pakistan?

Corona Virus has hit the world hard. The developed countries are reeling under its potent onslaught. Desperate cries of shortage of ventilators, hospital beds...

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