Tag Archives: Afghanistan

India’s Scrapping of Article 370 in Occupied J&K Sparks Fears in Mizoram

View from India: New Delhi's's unilateral and illegal actions against occupied Jammu and Kashmir have triggered fears in the Christian-dominated northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, which is given special protection under provision of Article 371G of Indian constitution, that came into effect after the signing of Mizo peace accord in 1986.

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Modi Ushers in a New Intolerant India and Revokes Multicultural Democracy

The Modi government, in ushering a new era of “one nation (read Hindu), one India,” has completely misunderstood the original intent of the special provisions for Jammu and Kashmir. The space for minorities, particularly Muslims and the tribal population in northeast India, has shrunk. Outside Jammu and Kashmir, Article 371, which gives constitutional and legal status and powers to those tribal communities in acknowledgment of their distinct culture and practices, also appears to be in jeopardy.

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Land Clearing and Farming Contribute a Third of the World’s Greenhouse Gases

Given the mounting impacts of climate change on food security and land condition, there is no time to lose.

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Why the World Remains Indifferent to India’s Clampdown on Kashmir?

The silver lining, by its action India has brought Kashmir “front and center” into international focus.

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Pakistan: No Confidence in the Senate!

In the present geo-political circumstances where we are not only being subjected to Hybrid Warfare by India but being provoked by their actions in Kashmir and along the LOC, that would have put Pakistan as a stable, sovereign country in great danger.

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Kashmir’s Jurisprudence and UN’s Credibility

Imtiaz Gul, Editor in Chief, Matrix Mag, on the implications of the Indian abolition of Special Status of Kashmir and says the credibility of the permanent members of the UN Security Council is at stake if they do not take a common position against violation of UN resolutions on Kashmir.

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What is at Stake in the Strait of Hormuz?

Are consumers in the United States and other countries likely to suffer because of the tensions in the Strait of Hormuz? So far, that has not been the case in terms of fuel costs.

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US-Pakistan Relations: Another Fresh Start

A good working relationship with the US is very much in Pakistan’s interest, the history of US-Pakistan relations has taught us that there is Indian induced “Pakistan fatigue” in Washington.

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Pakistan: The Original Story of Reko Diq Gold

If negotiations with Canadian mining company over the terms of extracting Pakistan's largest gold deposits do not succeed and Islamabad has to still pay them, then they should be paid the US$ 5 billion fine in installments over the life of the contract!

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Heat stroke: A doctor Offers Tips to Stay Safe as Temperatures Soar

Heat stroke is preventable – just stay cool and stay hydrated. But during a heat wave that is easier said than done, particularly for the poor and elderly.

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