Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan can never be a friend of Kashmiris says Senge Sering

    Washington: Terming Islamabad as a “thief in Gilgit-Baltistan”, Senge Hasnan Sering, the Director of the Gilgit-Baltistan National Congress, criticised the country’s government for helping the Taliban kill American soldiers, and asserted that Pakistan, which occupies a third of Kashmir, can never be a friend of Kashmiris.

  • Uri Attack: Pakistan will not change

    The set-piece address by Nawaz Sharif in the UN General Assembly on Wednesday was on expected lines. There was no way he was going to say anything else. Raking up Kashmir, talking about the alleged human rights violations, celebrating the jihadi commander Burhan Wani, seeking third-party intervention in Kashmir were all on predictable lines. Poor fellow! Those who saw him read out the script could not help but feel that he was

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    Taliban plans attack at borders with India, warns Pak agency

    Lahore: Pakistan’s top counter-terrorism agency has issued two alerts, warning about possible terror attacks by two Taliban suicide bombers at the Wagah and Ganda Singh borders with India around the Independence Day. The National Counter-Terrorism Authority has asked the Punjab Director General of Pakistan Rangers, the Home Department and the Punjab police chief to take high preventive measures to protect the public as well as security personnel.

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    Pak seeks US,Afghan help in recovery of crashed chopper’s crew

    Islamabad: Pakistan today sought help from the US and Afghan government to ensure safe return of the crew of a Pakistani helicopter that crash-landed in a lawless region of Afghanistan and is being held by the Taliban. An MI-17 helicopter owned by Punjab provincial government was on its way to Russia for routine maintenance when it was forced to make crash-landing yesterday in Logar, a province with large areas under Taliban control.

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    Pakistani copter crash-lands in Afghanistan, crew unhurt

    Kabul/Islamabad: A Pakistani helicopter made a crash landing in a remote district of eastern Afghanistan’s Logar province on Thursday, crew unhurt but reportedly taken hostage by Taliban, a provincial government spokesman said.

  • Kashmir Violence: Fuzzy diagnosis, false narratives, foolish recipes

    Indians have generally been great at identifying where a problem stems from, but have fared pretty badly in finding workable solutions, much less effectively applying these solutions to solve the problem. Increasingly, however, it appears as though a vocal, privileged section of the elite and self-proclaimed, self-obsessed intelligentsia (a class in which socialite authors, civil-service-fail journalists, leftist university professors, deracinated students, and otherwise unemployable NGO-types include themselves) has lost the ability to

  • Women gang-raped by Taliban militants in Afghanistan

    Kabul: The local security officials on Sunday said that a group of the Taliban militants have allegedly gang-raped a woman in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province.

  • Obama to leave more troops than planned in Afghanistan

    Washington: Citing “precarious” security situation and an increasing threat from the Taliban, President Barack Obama today announced that the US will station 8,400 troops in Afghanistan when he completes his term, reversing his previous plan to leave behind just 5,500 soldiers in the war-torn country.

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    Suicide attack on Afghan police convoy kills 37

    Kabul: A twin suicide attack on a convoy of buses carrying police cadets killed 37 people and wounded 40 others today, an Afghan official said.

  • Malala becomes millionaire with book sales, lectures

    London: Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai and her family have become millionaires as a result of income from her memoir describing life under Taliban rule in Pakistan’s picturesque Swat valley and appearances on the lecture circuit around the world.

  • India committed to support and preserve Afghanistan’s unity: Syed Akbaruddin

    New York: Asserting that the United Nations Security Council needs to look into the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, said that Kabul has New Delhi’s  full support in strengthening its defence capabilities to preserve its unity and territorial integrity.