The Epstein Case Highlights Lack of Protection of Women Recently I watched a Netflix documentary about Jeffery Epstein, and how he recruited girls into his web of illicit activity. I remember this case when it was reported globally, and due to the high profile status of the people involved, this case is still drawing attention. […]
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) wrote on its X handle (formerly twitter) that: “A delegation of Muslim Ummah scholars and thinkers, arrived in the Afghan capital, Kabul on Thursday morning August, 31, 2023 for meetings with Afghan scholars, along with ministers and officials in the government of the de facto authority in Afghanistan.” The […]
Electricity bills are so high in Pakistan that some have been driven to suicide. Comment: After the privatization of the electricity sector, bills are high to ensure profits for the private companies. The bills include capacity charges that are paid to the companies, even when they are not producing electricity.
On 23 August 2023, India sent a rocket to the moon.
India’s moon landing on 23 Aug is yet another technological feat, among the long list of technological achievements throughout the World during the past century. The World witnesses these technological breakthroughs every now and then. However, despite these technological advancements, the plight of people around the world continues to deteriorate. People around the world suffer […]
“Is Social Media dangerous?” is a very common topic of concern and rightfully so. To give a straight and simple answer- yes, it is dangerous. To quote my dad, “It’s as if I was going to send you into a drug infested neighborhood and say, ‘Don’t be home too late! Have fun!’” He couldn’t be […]
Reuters reported, “JOHANNESBURG, Aug 24 (Reuters) – When a British economist coined the BRIC acronym two decades ago to denote Brazil, Russia, India and China, he didn’t have in mind an alliance that would seek to challenge Western dominance in global affairs… In a surprise decision at a summit this week in Johannesburg, the group […]
Details: * BRICS Conference * UN Mission to Afghanistan Documents Extrajudicial Killings BRICS Conference Leaders and senior officials from five of the world’s top emerging economies convened in Johannesburg for a three-day BRICS summit. The bloc—whose members are Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—represents 40% of the world’s population and a quarter of its […]
On 18 August 2023, the Caretaker Prime Minister, Anwaarul Haq Kakar, delivered a forceful rebuke against elements involved in the ransacking and burning of churches in Jaranwala earlier this week. This is whilst senior officials cast doubts on the veracity of the blasphemy allegations that prompted the melee.
The officers and soldiers of the Special Services Group (SSG) are amongst the best elite troops in the world. Their reputation is established, both in international competitions, and on battlefields. They instill fear in the hearts of the enemies of Islam. The SSG warriors train hard. They fight to win. They do what it takes. […]
This article will serve as a clarification of the noble aims in the struggle of Muslims especially Ulemas (scholars) against the occupation of British. For the past 77 years, especially on every August and January months, Indians have been actively expressing their patriotism. In the same context, Muslims are in a situation forced to prove […]
The release of the text of cypher by the “The Intercept”, which former Prime Minister Imran claimed was proof that his government was removed by US, has once again reignited the debate about US interference in Pakistan’s affairs.
A constitution, as we all know, is a basic legal framework for the state to function. It sets the principles of the authority and its distribution in the state, which is required to govern the society. It also defines the fundamental thought which forms the basis of the state. It outlines the basic rights and […]
Details: *John Bolton Blasts Biden for Ukraine’s Failing Counteroffensive *Niger Junta Refuses Negotiations *Pakistan Suspends Import of Russian Crude Oil
From the outset, since the demise of the Soviet Union and the dismantling of the Warsaw Pact, NATO became a meandering, rudderless entity – but only for a while. The US agonized with what to do with it after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the de facto end of the Cold War.
Details: * Jeddah Ukraine Talks * Victoria Nuland Meets with Niger Junta Leaders * Imran Khan Barred from Politics for five years Jeddah Ukraine Talks
Indian police say they have arrested 74 Rohingya refugees for living “illegally” in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Those arrested included 55 men, 14 women, and five children and at least one of the arrested women is pregnant. (Aljazeera.com)
Al-Jazeera reported on 16th July that, “Tunisia and EU finalise deal on migration. Brussels and Tunis sign ‘strategic partnership’ agreement that aims to combat human traffickers, boost economic ties.”
The Indian ruling party, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), proposed the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Details: * Russia’s Abandons Black Sea Grain Deal * Dozens of PTI Members Form New Party * Turkey Signs Largest Defence Deal with Saudi Arabia
After strong public reaction, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called for nationwide protests on 7 July 2023 to uphold the sanctity of the Holy Quran, and to demonstrate against the recent incident of its desecration in Sweden. The Swedish authorities crossed the redline yet again when it permitted the burning of Holy Quran on the […]
On July 3rd, the United Nations Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA) announced its 2023-2025 Strategic Framework for Afghanistan that prioritizes issues related to Health, Nutrition, Education, Employment, Economic Opportunities, Social Cohesion, Inclusion, Gender Equality, Human Rights, and Rule of Law. Comment: The United Nations – despite having a pleasant while misleading name – is in […]
Details: * Mutiny in Russia * Pakistan Military Chief Fires Army Officers, for Alleged Role in May 9 Violence * Germany Plans ‘Permanent’ Force in Lithuania
Ahead of the state visit by the Indian Prime Minister to the United States, within which there is a speech to the US Congress on 22 June 2023, an opportunity extended only to the closest of allies, the Biden administration confirmed its aggressive building of India. On 5 June 2023, the spokesman for the US […]
Details: * Pakistan Purchases Russian Oil with US Approval * Zionists Create New Military Intelligence Unit to Prepare for War with Iran * Iran Confirms Holding Indirect Talks with the US
The government’s major concerns in finalizing the FY24 budget are limited revenue income and compliance with IMF loan requirements. The record budget of Taka 7617.85 billion has a record deficit of Taka 2578.85 billion when foreign funding and loans are factored in. To meet the massive spending, a total revenue target of Taka 5039 billion […]
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has confirmed that safeguarding migrant workers and victims of human trafficking is one of the primary agreements arising from the recently concluded 42nd ASEAN Summit in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia, May 2023. President Jokowi emphasized the crucial concern of leaders for matters directly affecting the people’s interests and called upon ASEAN countries […]
On 18 May 2023, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan, condemned the attack on army installations. He said the ruling PDM coalition wanted to eliminate PTI from mainstream politics by pitting the army against the opposition party.
“Today, our democracy is hanging by a thread,” said Khan in his first public address since his release, describing those who had gone after him as a “mafia”. His speech was not aired on television. (The Guardian)
America’s former ambassador to the UN, Zalmay Khalilzad tweeted, “Perhaps disaster can be averted, but only if 2 things happen. Army Chief Munir needs to resign, and elections must be posted for a specific date. Without the first, the second is unlikely. Without these steps Pakistan’s economic, political and security crisis will only worsen.” (The […]