Relocation of houseboats: A dull premise

Relocation of houseboats:  A dull premise

By Rafique A. Khan The Dal lake, once a sparkling fresh water body, is severely polluted, to say the least. As part of its programme to ‘Save the Dal’, the government’s proposal is to remove the houseboats moored along the lake from Dalgate to Gagribal and relocate them to Doldemb. Doldemb is on the lake bank opposite […]

Pakistan seals offices of Hafiz Saeed’s JuD, FIF; seizes mosques, seminaries

Pakistan seals offices of Hafiz Saeed’s JuD, FIF; seizes mosques, seminaries

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government today initiated a crackdown against Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and its humanitarian wing, Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF), by seizing the organisations‘ offices and taking over the latter’s operational matters, the Dawn reported. Peshawar’s district administration, with the help of police and other law enforcement agencies, had initiated action against the JuD in […]

America taught me my faith

America taught me my faith

Muneer Baig The situation in Kashmir has forced many Kashmiris to leave their homeland in search of answers for their struggle as Kashmiris and as human beings aspiring for a better life. I left Kashmir and migrated to the United States in the early ‘90s. it was not easy, but there were not many options […]