Reema Shaukat

  • T27th October is remembered as a day in history when Kashmir was vended and India forcibly toke over the land. 1947. Kashmir is a long standing dispute between Pakistan and India, which originated when the people of Jammu and Kashmir State were denied the right of self-determination in 1947. When ...

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  • TPakistan if faces security defies on its external facades then it equally tackles with some domestic challenges and natural catastrophes on its ground. 8 October is thus marked as “National Resilience Day”, not only to remember those souls who lost their lives in dreadful earthquake of ...

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  • TAs the month of August approaches, the zest and enthusiasm of every Pakistani gets more jubilant and ecstatic. And why one should not be overjoyed as it’s the month of Independence, when Pakistan appeared on the map of the world as a new Muslim state. One shows respect and love for motherhood ...

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  • TOn 8th of July, 2017 Burhan Wani’s first death anniversary will be expressed throughout Kashmir as a symbol of youth gallantry and protest against Indian oppression. Over the last year Burhan Wani’s name has become a symbol of Kashmiri passion and struggle for freedom. Wani passed away ...

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  • TThe Shanghai Cooperation Organisation grew out of the “Shanghai Five,” which was founded in 1996. The SCO was founded with an aim to strengthen relations among member states and promote cooperation in political affairs, economics and trade. The group, which was founded in 2001 in ...

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  • TPakistani media is often criticised for being biased and supportive to certain class which is not true. Not all media is prejudiced and some are doing exceptional work by exposing evil faces in our society. Recently a video showing a factory owner slapping and torturing his labours including female ...

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  • TThe war against terrorism was never waged with the thought that it will further complicate the Afghanistan predicament. The Intricacy of the Afghanistan enigma is being thwarted day by day as the country’s traumatic experience of incessant civil friction, and a muddled socio-politico and ...

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  • TMarch 23 is celebrated as Pakistan Day throughout the country with great passion to recall the accomplishments and untiring efforts of our forefathers and leaders for passing the Pakistan Resolution on 23 March, 1940 because of which today we are breathing in an independent and sovereign country. ...

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  • TWhile making pronouncements, very few decision makers or authorities notice their impact in the long term. History reveals that occasionally, wrong decisions prove to be very drastic, though at that time, they seem quite enthralling. One such wrong choice, which has an astounding impact, was the ...

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  • TFamous author Diane Mariechild quotes, “A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.” Every year on 8th of March, International Women’s Day is celebrated as worldwide event to honour women’s accomplishments from political to social ...

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  • TWith the new wave of violence that gripped Pakistan in the past few weeks to create fear among masses and convey a message that terrorism can’t be fully exterminated, this upcoming ECO Summit in Pakistan gives a strong missive to all miscreant elements that Pakistan is fully prepared to ...

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  • TWhy this esprit de corps or solidarity and unity to Kashmir is marked on 5th of February every year? This question may come in one’s mind but very few know the importance of this day and try to assess its significance as Pakistani. While turning the pages of history, one finds that puppet ...

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  • THandling the burden of millions of refugees, disputed border, absconding of militants across a dubious borderline, and with accusations of creating instability in each other’s state of affairs, Pak-Afghan relations have never enjoyed a honeymoon period. There is a complicated history of the ...

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  • TAmid all controversies and debate on CPEC, this game changer project underwent major developments in year 2016, thus giving a befitting reply to the opponents and adversaries of Pakistan and CPEC venture. Year 2016 brought noteworthy evolvement in CPEC where people witnessed Pak-China friendship ...

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  • TPakistan has paid a massive price in the war against terrorism. The strategy of “either you are with us or against us” has given Pakistan many difficult intervals. But definitely Pakistan stands out among comity of nations as fearless and valiant nation who fought courageously against ...

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  • TOctober 27, 1947 is remembered as the day when India forcibly took over the land of Kashmir. Kashmir is a long-standing dispute between Pakistan and India, which originated when the people of Jammu and Kashmir were denied the right of self-determination in 1947. When India and Pakistan became ...

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  • TUnited Nations declared 21st September as an International Day of Peace in 1981, after which every year many people, political and military observer groups and many countries devote this day to strengthen peace efforts in world. Every year UN, announces a theme for this day to reinforce the ideals ...

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  • TWar surely is not an easy business and may go on for ages. Its outcome persists for years to come and relations between the warring countries are dependent on the bitter experiences of the past. Still, if a nation takes the risk of going to war, it should do so with tenacity, engaging all available ...

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  • TPakistan’s Independence Day this year was quite different in Indian Occupied Kashmir. Amid the month long curfew and house arrest for Kashmiri political leaders, the fearless youth of Kashmir came out with Pakistan’s flag in their hands and protested against Indian brutalities. On 15 ...

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  • TRecent debate in US Congress about Pakistan being friend or foe has raised questions for Pakistan to revisit its relations with USA. Pak-US diplomatic relations date back from October 20, 1947. Apart from other cordial and subtle relations, Pakistan and USA relationship is based on economic and ...

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  • TPakistan became the first Muslim nuclear power on 28th May, 1998 by detonating nuclear devices in the Chagai district, Balochistan. Almost 24 years after the first detonation of Indian nuclear device, as a sequel and expected consequence of India’s 1998 nuclear tests, despite immense ...

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  • TAll-weather diplomatic relations between China and Pakistan were formally established on 21 May, 1951. Pakistan was the first Muslim country to accept People’s Republic of China. In Sino-Indian war of 1962, Pakistan supported China and their relations bolstered because of mutual alignment ...

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  • TThe blame game is not new. Our homeland of peace lovers has always been under intrigues and repeatedly assessed as a terror producing state. Pakistan is truly paying the price for more than a decade, to be part of war on terror which was inflicted upon her. Unfortunately, after losing much through ...

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  • TAfghanistan security dynamics are not easy to be addressed in a day. After 9/11 security challenges in Afghanistan are not only matter of concern for its regional neighbors but for others too, because of continuous proxy war. The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan ...

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  • TMajor developments took place on the regional and internal security canvas of Pakistan in year 2015. Let’s call this 2015 a year of hope, time of buoyancy and ray of optimism for Pakistan. Last December left Pakistanis with heavy heart and bad memoirs regarding APS incident. We have seen ...

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  • TDecember 16 is marked as dismemberment of East Pakistan. In December, 1971 the then Indian government declared an open war against Pakistan which resulted in creation of Bangladesh. The Indian leadership had not accepted Pakistan since its creation and time and again, this traditional rival keeps ...

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  • TDuring the recent landmark foreign visits of General Raheel Sharif, he made a stopover in Washington enroute to Brazil where he received pure admiration for his initiatives to root out terrorism and bring peace in Afghanistan. Both local and more importantly foreign media especially US opinion ...

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  • TThis year was time of at least three confessions by three from the top of the class; two from the west - one each from US and UK while one from India now on the shining path of extremism. All three in their own capacity have determined that they disregard truth, integrity, legitimacy and fair ...

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  • TUnderstanding the geographical dogmatic realisms of the post-Cold War scenario, China and India accepted normalization towards each other after a brief border skirmish in 1962 but an infinite distrust over a long standing territorial dispute and now other issues of extremism are a matter of great ...

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  • T“When faith in our freedom gives way to fear of our freedom, silencing the minority view becomes the operative protocol.”–(Joel Salatin) History has witnessed many freedom movements world over. The struggles sooner or later succeeded with varying price tag ranging from few hundred ...

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