Adeela Naureen

  • TWhile India has remained ruthless and incessant in perusing her policy on Occupied Kashmir, international opinion has gradually turned against her. Indian domestic opinion has remained divided and partite. The contrast is clearly visible between the Godi(Saffron) media outlets and liberal voices. ...

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  • TIt was a coincidence of historical proportions when Supreme Court of India (SCI) chose to announce the verdict (reserved a month back) on 9th November, same day the Kartarpur Corridor was inaugurated by PM Imran Kahn in full media glare. Land expansion of Kartarpur from 5 acres of original land to ...

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  • TThuingaleng Muivah, the Chief of National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NCNS), in a recent interview with East Mojo digital channel, has roared with no mincing of words. “Ours is ours and there is theirs, we are not asking for anything from India as Nagas were never part of Indian Union, ...

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  • TAs erstwhile FATA goes through polls, another chapter in the history of this region opens. Historically FATA along with Eastern Afghanistan has remained a conflict zone and an area for great game between major powers right from Alexander the Great to invaders from Central Asia, FATA remained an ...

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  • TThe appointment of Lt Gen Faiz Hameed seems to have sent shock waves to South Block at the Raj Path, the seat of Indian NSA and RAW. Immediately after the appointment, Indian intelligence and their surrogates in Pakistan started a vicious campaign against the new ISI chief. If India remains a ...

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  • TAsian News Agency(ANI) is one of the major Indian News agencies, this year ANI tried to rub salt on wounds of Sikh community by terming the 35th anniversary of Operation Blue Star as a Celebration. The ANI report on this somber occasion stated that locals have celebrated 35th Anniversary of ...

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  • TAfter BJP (an extension of RSS) came to power in 2014, the idea of converting India into a full-fledged Hindutva Republic was again floated by the RSS. As quoted by AG Noorani in an article in The Hindu, “Mohan Bhagwat The RSS Sarsanghchalak (Chief) had stated in February 2015, that the final ...

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  • TWhen it comes to terrorism in South Asia, the first thing in your mind may be its link to Islamic Fundamentalism, the reason; it has been stereotyped for too long. Meanwhile in India, the existence of Hindutva or Saffron terror has existed since ages; however its true modern day manifestation was ...

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  • TSpeaking to the BBC, the Sri Lankan Army Chief Lt Gen Mahesh Senanayake, gave details on the terrorist attack in Sri Lanka and suspected movements around the region and also international links. “They have gone to India, they’ve gone to Kashmir, Bangalore, and they’ve travelled to ...

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  • TA devastating series of eight bomb blasts ripped through churches holding Easter services and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on 21 Apr 19, killing nearly 300 people, including dozens of foreigners and injuring nearly 500. International media especially that of India are in the forefront in reporting ...

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  • TMany may not be able to appreciate in this time of post truth politics that last few years of South Vietnam regime have so many similarities to the National Unity Government of Afghanistan today, one of the iconic figures of that time was Nguyen Van Thieu, the last President of South Vietnam, who ...

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  • TDemography is the science of studying population trends in a group, society or country. It also acts as a graphical method to represent the population density in a state. My colleague Umar Waqar had done an interesting study on demographics, which was published in the Nation on 19 Nov 2009, some of ...

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  • TIndia has 29 States and seven union territories BJP has government is in (10) states, whereas, in (7) states, the party shares the government with coalition partners. Modi’s “extremist politicking” has also provided ample ground to the mainstream and regional opposition parties to ...

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  • TWhile Indian and Pakistani militaries stared at each other after 48 hours of a hot air show over the lofty mountains of disputed Kashmir, the world watched with breathlessness as two nuclear armed neighbours slugged it out. The Cold War military strategy espoused by General Andre Beaufre and ...

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  • TWhile post Pulwama tensions in Indo-Pak contexts have brought both states to the brink of a nuclear Armageddon, Araundhati Roy in her piece published in Huffington Post on 1st March has stated that Modi with his reckless “pre-emptive” strike on Balakot has drawn two nuclear powers into ...

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  • TThe latest attack on a convoy of Indian CPRF comes at a time when Pakistan is shedding diplomatic isolation and gearing up for an economic take off. Meanwhile the Kashmir freedom struggle is touching new heights, with unarmed youth laying down their lives to throw the yolk of Indian Occupation. ...

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  • TAs the clock ticks and the Afghan peace process moves ahead, Afghan people, who have suffered tremendous losses in this long war of agonizing pain and misery, look forward to an end to the conflict and its permanent settlement. Meanwhile the US and its coalition sits back and calculates the cost of ...

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  • TThe on-going global crises and imploding MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region have clearly demonstrated that post-Cold War global order is undergoing a strategic change and uni-polarity has brought more misery for the humankind than the good old bipolar world. US’ ability to shape the ...

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  • TPost Truth era and the Great Disruption is the new normal in 21st Century. Cambridge dictionary describes post truth as ‘relating to a situation in which people are more likely to accept an argument based on their emotions and beliefs, rather than one based on facts’. Another ...

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  • TI start with a tweet from one of Indian activist Madhusudan Thakkar on twitter on 13 April 2018 Dear Pakistani Friends, Can we have exchange offer please? You take our 22 Corrupt #SupremeCourt Judges including our CJI Dipak Mishra and give us 5 Judges of your SC bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed ...

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  • TAs Afghanistan Peace process enters a new phase, it may be pertinent to analyse where things stand today and what likely scenarios can help us in projecting the trajectory of this process. Pakistan, US, Taliban leadership, Afghan Government, KSA, UAE and some other stake holder held marathon ...

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  • T“Burn worldly love, rub the ashes and make ink of it, make the heart the pen, the intellect the writer, write that which has no end or limit.” ― Guru Nanak, Sri Guru Granth Sahib   With the foundation laying ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor and its attendance by the top leadership ...

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  • TPresident Trump has maintained his reputation of keeping the domestic and global media engaged through trivia. His latest wobbles on Pakistan come at a time when Pakistan is helping the US on finding an honourable exit out of Afghan quagmire. No wonder Trump’s Twitter blast was followed up ...

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  • TAs reported by Indian media, 175 police personnel were dismissed from service with immediate effect and 30 placed under suspension after their rampage inside and outside new police lines in Patna recently. Agitators had tried to lynch DSP Mohammad Mashluddin and also manhandled other senior police ...

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  • TAs US mulls the new strategy in Afghanistan and West Asia, India finds her space limited due to ground realities and changing strategic environment in the region. The Firstpost reported on 15 Oct that a Taliban delegation has met with US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Qatar to discuss ending the Afghan ...

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  • TPutin’s visit to India earlier in October has paved the way for Indo-Russia deal on purchase of advance Air Defence Weapon System, the S400 at the whooping cost of more than 5 billion USDs by India. While Modi may satisfy the teeming millions and hapless poor of India that these missiles were ...

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  • TBefore talking of Urban Naxals, I would take a leaf from Kauravi’s syndicate article on Nagalim and Naxalism published in the Nation in Dec last year to apprise the readers about the actual Naxals. “Naxal movement derives its strength from Maoist ideology, was started by Charu Majumdar ...

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  • TThe first ever Pakistan media delegation visited Russia from 9th to 16th September 2018 to interact with their counter-parts and share experiences. The delegation comprised big media stars like Rameeza Majid Nizami, Fahd Hussain, P.J Mir, Hafiz Tariq Mehmood, Mona Alam and Atif Sajjad. Although the ...

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  • TEurasia holds major part of the global demographic and geographical potential, however it has not been able to achieve connectivity dividends because of a long history of wars and conflicts. With 55,000,000 square kilometers of land mass, Eurasia covers around 37% of the Earth’s total land ...

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  • TRussia Pakistan relations have seen and uneven trajectory in last four decades. The Afghan war set the stage for an uneasy relationship when Pakistan sided with the International community to stem the tide of Soviet Union towards the warm waters of Arabian Sea. It is unfortunate that both sides ...

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