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Why Kashmiris observe 27 October as black day

By Muhammad Raza Malik Background October 27 is the darkest day in the history of Jammu and Kashmir and the Kashmiris living on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world observe it as Black Day. This is the day, when, in 1947, India sent its armed …

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CPC congress concludes, opening new chapter for new era

CPC 2017

BEIJING — The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) concluded on Oct 24, enshrining Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era into the Party Constitution and installing a new Central Committee and a new Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI). At …

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Full text of resolution on CPC Central Committee report

BEIJING — Following is the full text of the Resolution of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China on the Report of the 18th Central Committee adopted on Oct 24 at the just-ended 19th National Congress of the CPC. Resolution of the 19th National Congress of the …

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India’s microfinance is losing its soul

By Moin Qazi Microfinance has lately been facing trouble because of what observers apparently feel is the dilution in the purity of its mission. When it started, microfinance was a financial tool being used for social good. Now it has increasingly become a social tool used as a way to …

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Summer of 2014 to autumn of 2017

By P Chidambaram I did not set the cat among the pigeons. In fact, my grievance was that nothing that more knowledgeable persons (leave aside my views) wrote or said seemed to have any effect on the government and its management of the economy. A course correction was not effected …

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Facts about Indian atrocities in Kashmir

By Nawz ON October 27 each year, Kashmir Black Day is observed nationwide in Pakistan and also across globe. This is day when Indian forces unlawfully, forcefully and in blatant violation of international law occupied Kashmiris’ land, which started darkest period in J&K history. State terrorism that India unleashed on …

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Pakistan PM Speech at UNGA

By Shahid Khaqan Pakistan’s commitment to the principles of the United Nations is evident from the long record of its constructive role in the initiatives and contributions that have shaped the decisions and discourse at this world body on decolonization, development, trade, international law, human rights, refugees, peacekeeping, security, disarmament …

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Rohingya crisis explodes again

The Rohingya have been called — by a United Nations spokesperson, no less — “the world’s most friendless people.” That status was brutally confirmed last month as Myanmar’s security forces clashed with Rohingya insurgents. Hundreds were killed in the violence, and tens of thousands of civilians were forced from their …

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India at 70: The curse of caste

By P Chidambaram By any standard, varna, caste and untouchability made Hindu society one of the most oppressive, exploitative and less productive social systems in the world. Related News One of the lessons that I have learned over the years is that a sense of caste superiority (or being casteist) …

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