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Tourism in Pakistan

A valuable source of revenue made victim of neglect   Pakistan is a blend of natural lush green valleys, meadows, mountains, rivers, waterfalls, islands, glaciers, lakes, forests, deserts and fauna. It is

LoC in crisis

Neither side can afford all-out war     Why is this time different? The resumption of hostilities has displaced an estimated 30,000 villagers, who have fled their border homes in anticipation of

Belligerent India

Who is to blame?   There was Rising India, then Shining India and now under a Hindu nationalist supported BJP government we have Belligerent India. This, however, is not a new development

The Chinese finger-trap

How the rise of China has (not) been portrayed in the mainstream media   The Chinese are going to land with a thud — economic pundits and prognosticators have for long been

The Sikh identity

A case of misguided bias The Sikhs are a small, sturdy community in India. Since it is limited in size it is very protective about its identity. It often over reacts but

Are you funding the ISIS?

Who is behind it?   Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh’s New Yorker article titled, “The Redirection: Is the Administration’s new policy benefiting our enemies in the war on terrorism?”, and quoted by

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