Sunday, September 27, 2020

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    Pakistan Blocks Construction of First Hindu Temple in Islamabad Pointing to Shrinking Religious Freedom

    The construction of the first Hindu temple in Islamabad had to be halted after a sustained media hate-campaign and politico-religious pressure convinced the state against it.

    Kartarpur Corridor Opens: But Will it Bridge the ‘Gap’ between India and Pakistan?

    The brand-new corridor is being seen as a bridge connecting Dera Baba Nanak in Indian Punjab with Kartarpur Sahib around 4 km across the border.

    700 Pakistani Hindus living on Yamuna floodplains, NGT orders action

    According to a report, over 100 Pakistani Hindu families, who had come to Delhi a few years ago on pilgrimage visa, are now living in jhuggis and semi-permanent structures on the Yamuna floodplains.

    Consular Access for Kulbhushan Jadhav After Prolonged Battle

    Kulbhushan Jadhav met India’s deputy high commissioner to Pakistan Gaurav Ahluwalia after Islamabad granted consular access in line with the judgement of the ICJ.

    Where are You Crusader? We Want You Back, Gulalai Ismail

    Gulalai Ismail is a Pakistani origin feminist- crusader struggling for her life and paying the price of speaking against the authoritarian establishment.

    Did India Seek President Trump’s Mediation over Kashmir Matter?

    While US President Donald Trump claims India asked him to mediate in Kashmir matter, India has denied such claims.

    ICJ Judgement on Kulbhushan Jadhav Favours India over Pakistan

    The ICJ has ruled in favour of India in the context of the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Pakistan has said it will only release Jadhav if India accepts he was a spy.

    Asia Bibi Freed After Spending Years on Death Row on Blasphemy Charges in Pakistan

    PAKISTAN / Asia Bibi, who was under solitary confinement for nine years, can now walk free. In her interaction with the media, Asia stated that she could not believe her ears on what was she hearing, she was shocked and overwhelmed by the fact that she is free now. 

    Neither for Diwali nor for Eid, Nuclear Weapons are meant for Doomsday

    WONDER / Just like India hasn’t preserved its nuclear bombs for Diwali, Pakistan hasn’t preserved its own for Eid either. Let’s uplift the political discourse a bit.

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