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Guns 'n' apples

Kashmir’s militants who’ve given up the gun have a new passion — business.Sonia Sarkar tracks their forays into the world of money

The apple trees in his 100-bigha orchard are in full bloom, and Abdul Qadeer Dar is gently plucking the fruits. 1,110 more words

Conflict And The Conflicts Within

Why Raza Rumi left Pakistan

Tariq Bashir  TFT Issue: 10 Oct 2014

The outspoken liberal will stay in exile and wait for a miracle

It was exactly a week after he had been ambushed by motorbike riding assailants armed with automatic guns in a posh, built up neighbourhood of Lahore. 932 more words

Attack On Raza Rumi

Afghan citizen dies of cancer in Karachi jail

Naimat Khan

KARACHI: An Afghan national, who visited Pakistan for treatment but was detained by police, has died of cancer inside a jail in the port city of Karachi, refugees here said on Wednesday. 389 more words


IS set for Pakistan launch, offers leadership roles

After Al-Qaeda, IS also picks Punjabi for Pakistan Chief

Both Maulana Umar Asim of Al-Qaeda and Abid Kahot of IS had association with Punjabi Taliban…

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WikiLeaks: Jamaat's link with militant JMB exposed

After the series bomb blasts of August 17, 2005, the media as well as the Awami League leaders and political observers alleged that then the BNP-led government ally Jamaat-e-Islami had connection with banned radical Islamist group JMB – both having the common aim to establish Islamic law in Bangladesh. 815 more words


Pakistan|Poverty Leading Towards Child-Trafficking

Pakistan is a country with abject appalling records in human trafficking of people, in particular its citizens. On a fast rising pace, trafficking of persons including people of all ages and sexes is going on, sadly its children make a huge number too. 857 more words

Emergencies And Conflict


Reuben Abati’s “Our lack of Originality”, in the Guardian issues of Saturday, January 2, 2010 and Sunday, January 10, 2010 refer.

It is truly a shame but, the real problem with Nigeria, among so many others are: lack of leadership in every sector of the economy; copy cat-ism, as he rightly remarked: start anything in this economy and two days later, over fifty people are doing the same thing; and, the tendency to advance mediocrity over excellence, again, in every facet of the economy. 4,082 more words