Category Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan | Pakistan and India exchange fresh fire as tensions rise

Pakistan and India have exchanged fresh fire along the de facto border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir, the Pakistani military said, as tensions rise between the nuclear-armed neighbouring countries.

“Pakistani troops befittingly responded to Indian unprovoked firing” which started at 4:00 am (2300 GMT) and continued for four hours in Bhimber sector on the Pakistani side of the border, a Pakistani military statement said on Saturday, without mentioning any casualties.

China | India issues alert in frontier areas with Pakistan following “surgical attacks”

Sept. 30 (Xinhua) — Indian authorities Thursday sounded an alert in various states that share border with Pakistan and in areas close to Line of Control (LoC) dividing Kashmir, officials said.

India | The problem of making peace

by Akbar Zaidi

The peace process between India and Pakistan has ground to a halt, and perhaps the usual suspects are to be blamed. But it appears the exchange of allegations is more gesture than substance, and meant for domestic constituencies.

The scourge of rising inequality – A case of Pakistan

Abdul Khaliq

The issue of inequality, which was shunted aside amidst rapid growth over the last few decades, has resurfaced with a vengeance, particularly after the global financial crisis. The trend has been rising in most of the countries despite rapid economic growth.

India | India, Pakistan Foreign Secretaries to meet on January 15 to draw talks roadmap

The two secretaries will discuss modalities and other schedule-related aspects to carry forward the dialogue process.

The Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet on January 15, 2016 in Islamabad to draw a roadmap to carry forward the engagement under the newly-announced Bilateral Comprehensive Dialogue.