5.8 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE HITS PAKISTAN

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake was felt in several cities and northern parts of Pakistan on Tuesday afternoon, September 24. The cities that were severely jolted include Islamabad, Azad Kashmir, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Lahore.   The tremors lasted for almost 10 seconds but were felt strongly, in many parts of the country. Other cities where the […]

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AUTHORITIES IN KASHMIR SAY 90% OF VALLEY FREE FROM RESTRICTIONS BUT STREETS REMAIN DESERTED

After a serious backlash from various nations of the world, international organizations and humanitarians, Indian authorities chose to shed light on the present day to day life in Kashmir. Authorities in Indian Kashmir said the Valley was free from day-time restrictions but people still chose to stay indoors as streets remained deserted with security personnel […]

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AFGHANISTAN IN FOCUS – PART ONE: ‘THE GREAT GAME’ AND THE SAUR REVOLUTION

A quick Google Images search with the word Afghanistan will immediately yield results of unexploded bombs, local armed groups, foreign soldiers and/or maps that help us locate where the latest catastrophe mentioned in the news occurred. 18 years of continuous war with the United States adds to the internal complexities of the country, complexities that we can trace from the Soviet Union’s intervention in the country that began 40 years ago and would last for ten.

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Eid in Kashmir

EID UNDER SIEGE

Kiran Butt

Writer at Indus News
The author is a Correspondent and Associate Producer at Indus News
Kiran Butt

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While 1.8 billion Muslims around the globe celebrate Eid ul Adha, Kashmir remains a clampdown. The streets of Srinagar were deserted at the most festive day for the Muslim community. Indian forces could be seen on every nook of the streets. People were not allowed to say prayers publically in the mosques nor could they […]

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PRESIDENT ERDOGAN SPEAKS TO PM KHAN

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called Prime Minister Imran Khan via telephone and discussed matters related to bilateral relations and regional issues with him. PM Imran Khan briefed the Turkish president of the current situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir. They also discussed the Afghan crisis. Pakistani PM assured Erdogan of his full support for peace […]

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