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Last Wednesday a thunderstorm lost its terror, oracles went silent, prophesies of doom were proved wrong, fast approaching ‘The End’ vanished, whispers of something ‘terrible’ withered away. Congratulations, dearest sirs and ma’ams, we, the forgotten sons and imperilled daughters,...
by Zafar Cheema The hype about India’s preemptive first strike, nuclear, conventional or combined, against Pakistan’s nuclear assets, just before it is ‘expected’ to use or threaten to use tactical nuclear weapons (TNWs) is hardly surprising. It is however really astonishing...
By M Ziauddin  China has proffered six reasons why India should stop worrying over the territorial sovereignty issue as CPEC surpasses the ‘disputed ‘northern Kashmir and joins the One Belt, One Road initiative. Liu Jinsong, minister and deputy chief of mission...
China to fund, build five dams in North Indus River Cascade costing US$50 billion capable of generating 60,000MW of hydel power Diamer-Bhasha Dam would be completed in nine years costing around US$12 billion In a major leapfrog in cementing...
Members of India’s armed forces reached a new low in the long history of alleged human rights abuses in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir when they beat and then tied a 24-year-old shawl weaver named Farooq Ahmad...
ISLAMABAD: Here are 12 important remarks by judges from the Supreme Court’s verdict pertaining to the Panama Leaks case which was announced on Thursday.  1. Hussain Nawaz sending gifts to his father Nawaz Sharif:- A son settled in Saudi Arabia and having...
The Obama administration broke from a longstanding tradition of U.S. defense of Israel at the U.N. and allowed the passage of a resolution harshly criticizing the country’s expansion of Jewish settlements in the Palestinian territories. It was the first time...
On a recent evening I was watching the video of a news feature a Hindi language television network broadcast about Yogi Adityanath, who was elected chief minister of India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, last month. The frame shows...
After DAWN published the exclusive CPEC master plan revealing China’s seemingly apparent plans to colonise Pakistan and turn it into its own economic colony, the Indian media erupted with amusing reports. Media outlets claimed that Beijing is taking away...
In an exclusive interview to geo.tv, the former face of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) Ehsanullah Ehsan has claimed that Indian spy agency RAW’s main aim is to stoke communal tension in Pakistan. Speaking to journalist Saleem...