OPINIONS - 2022
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Barelvis should know- Would be more difficult for Muslims after Nupur-controversy to counter Hindutva highhandedness without moving SCI. By Hem Raj Jain

On Sunday June 19 in Bareilly (U.P.) the  Ittehad-e-Millat Council (IMC) chief Maulana Tauqir Raza Khan (at a public meeting of huge crowd) demanded the immediate arrest of former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma who remarked on a TV debate on May 27 about married life of Prophet Muhammad

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Why Myanmar military Should Repatriate Rohingyas from Bangladesh As Soon As Possible? By Samina Akhter

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims rallied in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh's southeast coast, on Sunday, pleading with the international community to make arrangements for their safe return to Myanmar. Rohingyas organized demonstrations under the slogan "Let's go home" just a day befo

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Why did Bangladesh need to cancel an NGO, Odhikar’s license? By Samina Akhter

The Bangladeshi NGO Odhikar has been deregistered by the Prime Minister's Office's NGO Affairs Bureau. The company's registration renewal application was denied on June 12 due to a bureau application.



The license of the private voluntary organization Odhikar has not been ren

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How does Bangladesh set a shining example of communal peace and harmony in South Asia? -By Dr. Abantika Kumari

Bangladesh is made up of 160 million people who are multi-religious, multi-ethnic, and multi-lingual. The Constitution of Bangladesh guarantees all citizens the freedom to freely and peacefully practice their chosen religions. Religious minorities make up roughly 12% of Bangladesh's present p

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An appeal for the protection of Christian minority Maraj Masih’ family. By Bishop FS Bhatti

To: Tatiana Volovaya, Director Genernal of UN Geneva 



 Peace & Justice Humanitarian authorities of USA, UK, Canada, Germany, European Union, Amnesty  International.



Info:              

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Local leaders unitedly push for One Health approach. Will G20 leaders tango? By SHOBHA SHUKLA, BOBBY RAMAKANT

Description automatically generatedBefore G20 leaders and experts meet next week for the second health working group meeting under Indonesian G20 presidency, local leaders from several cities across the Asia Pacific region have unitedly called for implementing One Health approach.



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Future of State institutions in Afghanistan: An interview with Mr. Mahmoud Saikal, former Afghan Diplomat to the UN: EFSAS Article

The chaos that ensued post US troops withdrawal and subsequent Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in August 2021, has plunged the country to a record low vis-à-vis the functioning of virtually every sector of its society. While in the first days of gaining control, the extremist group boldly

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Resistance Have Presence in Most Parts of Afghanistan- NRF

By Manish Rai: This is the interview of National Resistance Front (NRF) Spokesperson Mr. Sibghatullah Ahmadi taken through telephonic conversation.  Later I also received written answers to my questions and pics of NRF fighters from NRF media wing. Please consider it for publication.

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How Both Murderer and Murdered can be Martyr’s in Kashmir? By Farooq Ahmad

Earlier, when militancy was on peak and different factions of separatist ideologies were sponsored by the Pakistan for implementing their nefarious agenda here the separatist groups were used to kill one another in order to keep their influence high in Kashmir.



On 21st of May 1990 the s

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Indian Muslims & their leaders shedding crocodile tears for Gyanvapi Masjid. By Hem Raj Jain

The concern shown by the AIMIM President Owaisi about protecting Gyanvapi Masjid is not genuine. Indian Muslims (as I mentioned umpteen times in national and international media) can't get justice unless they file 6 petitions in Supreme Court of India (SCI), as given below :-



(1)- F

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Can Myanmar-Bangladesh’s military ties stabilize the region? parvej siddique bhuiyan

Myanmar-Bangladesh’s military ties can stabilize the whole regions of South and Southeast Asia.  power shift in Myanmar and the subsequent polarization among the major powers triggered a new geopolitical flashpoint in Bangladesh’s strategic backyard, which the latter cannot

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ISPR underestimating Imran‘s grudge of losing power because Lt Gen Faiz was not ISI Chief to provide money trails etc to opposition MNAs. By Hem Raj Jain

Imran must be repenting why he caved-in to Army Chief Gen Bajwa and why he didn’t listen to Bushra Begum who in 2021(as reported widely in media) wanted to retain Lt Gen Faiz Hameed as ISI Chief



-- Whatever twist the national and international media may give about the reasons behi

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An Open Letter To Myanmar’s Policymakers From Bangladesh. By Jubeda Chowdhury

Dear respected Policymakers of Myanmar,



We, Bangladeshi citizens want a friendly relations between Bangladesh and Myanmar with neighbourly spirit. Because you are ours immediate neighbours  Thus, you should strengthen the bilateral ties with Bangladesh by resolving bilateral p

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Kashmir turning Peaceful for Tourists. By Farooq Ganderbali

The most volatile region on account of uncertainty caused due to the pakistan sponsored terrorism is now turning peaceful for the tourists. Kashmiris are most hospitable people across the globe but were defamed by the radicalization and false propaganda spread by the strategists across the border

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Mother's Day. By Rubina David

Women don't just wake up one morning and decide to leave.



They leave little by little, simple things at first, little things, you pay no attention to....



They leave a little, every time they are misunderstood.



A little every time, they are made unimportant, under

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How is Bangladesh’s transition from aid seeker to a donor country? By John Rozario

The transition from an aid seeker to a donor country is a matter of great pride for the people of Bangladesh. Now, Bangladesh has achieved the status of being a donor country. It is the combined efforts of all Bangladeshi people and leadership who have made it possible to achieve this milestone.&

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West / USA should know if SCP continues to ignore defection matter Imran can take-over Pakistan by militant-Jihad with clandestine Russia-China support. By Hem Raj Jain

The SCP should stop playing with fire instead should urgently decide the defection case of 26 PTI MLAs of Punjab (ii)- The SCP shouldn’t ignore veiled appeal of Punjab Governor Cheema to PTI / Imran (read militant-Jihadis) to take-over Punjab & its government (iii)- No one (including th

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If PTI heeds the call of Governor Punjab for protecting constitution than bringing Imran back to power as PM, democracy will win in Pakistan. By Hem Raj Jain

Without political parties taking the responsibility of running the country as per laws & constitution, no democracy can function satisfactorily in the contemporary human-rights friendly world. 



People all over the world have a very wrong notion about democracy where they think

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Shehbaz-govt will succeed only if ensures political rights of Imran, elimination of communalism, support to Ukraine and justice to Kashmiris & Nawaz, Zardari etc . By Hem Raj Jain

During the last 20 days in office it has been a mixed bag for Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif where he did many good things (which was expected from him as he in popular perception is considered to be a good administrator) but it will not add much to his political capital. Shehbaz also committed two m

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Taliban on the Verge of an Inhouse Fight. By Manish Rai

The Taliban now has firm control over Afghanistan. At this point in time, the Taliban have no opponents capable of undermining their positions in terms of military, political, or even economic resources. Also, there have been no meaningful changes in the radical ideology of the Taliban. It is sti

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During Ukraine war legitimate PM Shehbaz unnecessarily gave political leverage to Jihad-propagating Imran by installing son Hamza’s illegitimate Punjab-govt. By Hem Raj Jain

After a fortnight long controversy, on April 30 Hamza Shehbaz son of PM Shehbaz Sharif took the oath of the CM Punjab through court order as reported at https://www.dawn.com/news/1687559 but it is a blessing in disguise for former PM Imran. It is not for nothing that Imran recently used the word

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During Ukraine war legitimate PM Shehbaz unnecessarily gave political leverage to Jihad-propagating Imran by installing son Hamza’s illegitimate Punjab-govt. By Hem Raj Jain

After a fortnight long controversy, on April 30 Hamza Shehbaz son of PM Shehbaz Sharif took the oath of the CM Punjab through court order as reported at https://www.dawn.com/news/1687559 but it is a blessing in disguise for former PM Imran. It is not for nothing that Imran recently used the word

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During Ukraine war legitimate PM Shehbaz unnecessarily gave political leverage to Jihad-propagating Imran by installing son Hamza’s illegitimate Punjab-govt. By Hem Raj Jain

After a fortnight long controversy, on April 30 Hamza Shehbaz son of PM Shehbaz Sharif took the oath of the CM Punjab through court order as reported at https://www.dawn.com/news/1687559 but it is a blessing in disguise for former PM Imran. It is not for nothing that Imran recently used the word

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Myanmar, Bangladesh must have mutual strategic interest. By Jubeda Chowdhury

Myanmar, Bangladesh need defense diplomacy for cementing their ties with neighbourly spirit. Myanmar must understand that Bangladesh is a good neighbor for Myanmar. The neighbourly friendship needs to be bolstered through defense diplomacy. Defense diplomacy has long been regarded as an important

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Limits of US Human Rights Report on Bangladesh. By Jubeda Chowdhury

The United States recently released a report on the human rights situation on 198 countries in 2021. The country's state department made various allegations of human rights violations against Bangladesh.



The US State Department's annual global report on human rights was launched

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Thursday announcements ineffective. Biden, due to Europe, showing cowardice. Instead, first with princely India, should protect Ukraine militarily. By Hem Raj Jain

President Joe Biden’s  pledge on Thursday for an additional $1.3 billion for new weapons and economic assistance to help Ukraine against the Russian invasion (https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-war-biden-announces-new-military-aid-e78a7db76215a84f86586bb56122cd04 ) can&rsqu

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Imran Khan Just a Bunch of Lies and Disappointments. By Manish Rai

In 2018, Pakistan witnessed the rise of new celebrity Prime Minister Imran Khan who vowed to halt dynastic politics, end corruption and boost the economy. Common Pakistanis especially the youths saw Khan as their only ray of hope. As before coming to power, Khan in his speeches pledged to root ou

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LAW AND JUSTICE: WHY ARE WOMEN A TOOL IN MEN’S HANDS FOR REVENGE OR UNDUE GAIN? By Mushtaq Gill

 A misogynist is a person who hates or doesn’t trust women. The counterpart of misogyny is misandry, the hatred or dislike of men. A misandrist is a person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against men. A philogynist is a person who strongly loves or admires women. He c

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SEEDS OF DEMOCRACY. By --Anti-war poet Stephen Gill

I am including Seeds of Democracy, a poem from my collection Shrine, released by Cyberwit in 2008. I plan to list a few more from time to time from this and other collections.



 I call democracy a government by discussion and it suits multicultural societies. Democracy is of the peo

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Why Bangladesh A Different Story Than Sri Lanka And Pakistan? By John Rozario

According to World Bank’s latest report, Bangladesh (South Asian country) has a strong track record of development and prosperity. Over the last decade, it has been one of the world's fastest growing economies, owing to a demographic dividend, robust ready-made garment (RMG) exports, re

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*DEMOCRACY” By Stephen Gill, anti-war poet

To tackle international anarchy, democracy is the most suitable form of government. Democracy invites every group to share power with the government, providing opportunities for everyone to participate in the formation of the government to frame policies which are in the interest of everyone. Dem

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Will Himalayan Indian state eliminate tuberculosis by 2023?. By BOBBY RAMAKANT

Description automatically generated with low confidenceTwo years before the pandemic had struck us, the hilly state of Himachal Pradesh in India had declared that it will eliminate tuberculosis (TB) by 2023 - two years before the national #endTB target (2025), and seven years before the global #e

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Treatment of the world's oldest epidemic: the past, present and future. By SHOBHA SHUKLA

This article is dedicated to all those who lost their lives to world's most deadly infectious disease - TB - and to those who defeated it



Is it not shocking that an ancient disease that has been with human since long before the recorded history, and is preventable and treatable, sti

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OIC Conference and Rohingya Refugee Issue. By Hafizur Talukdar

A conference of foreign ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) started at the Parliament House in the Pakistani capital Islamabad on March 22. This year the conference was held under the theme 'Building Cooperation for Unity, Justice and Development. The conference was ver

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Bangladesh/Pakistan Relations: Closing the Gap, Increasing the Gains. By Mehjabin Bhanu

 Despite being South Asian countries, sharing the same religion, culture, and history, the relations between Pakistan and Bangladesh aren’t warm at the present time. 



The reason for the lukewarm relations between Bangladesh and Pakistan even after five decades of separat

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50 Years of Myanmar-Bangladesh Ties: Relations Must Be Warm, Special and Unique with Neighbourly Spirit. By Jubeda Chowdhury

January 13, 2022, marked the 50 years of bilateral ties between Myanmar and Bangladesh. Myanmar recognized Bangladesh as a sovereign state on January 13, 1972. But there weren’t any seminars, discussions, statements, reciprocation, felicitations between the two neighbors to mark the special

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fter Orthodox Christianity, Zelensky too ditched Ukraine by not invoking ‘Budapest Memorandum’ in US-Congressional address. By Hem Raj Jain

First it was the ditching of Ukrainians by the Orthodox Christianity where Orthodox Patriarch Kyrill backed the invasion of Ukraine by Russia (as reported at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-XZMfDy3Wo ). The Orthodox Christianity spread in Russia from Ukraine and still (like in Russia) in Ukrain

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Why India messing with China (through Quad etc) if Sino-Russia alliance militarily more powerful ON-GROUND than USA / West. By Hem Raj Jain

During ‘Round Table Discussion’ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMEpo6h3A-s ) on March 12, 2022 over Russian invasion of Ukraine, Major General (Retd) G.D. Bakshi said that what has emboldened Prez Putin to challenge the USA to come and fight with Russia on the Ukraine front and the

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Strengthening Myanmar-Bangladesh Trade and economic ties. By Phatik Hasan

Myanmar is one of Bangladesh’s closest neighbors with historic connectivity going back centuries. The 271 km long Bangladesh-Myanmar border is very important for Bangladesh due to its strategic position, although at present the area is militarized due to its ongoing internal conflicts. Were

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War in Ukraine will ultimately be decided on Relegio-Ethnic divide of two coexisting West & East empires headed by Christian USA & Russia. By Hem Raj Jain

Mankind has always needed political rulers. Even in the 4th century B.C. Chanakya / Kotilya (the most celebrated Indian political thinker), mentioned in his famous book ‘Arthshashtra’ that one should not live where there is no king. In the future too mankind will need rulers. Since th

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An open letter to Commander in Chief of Pakistan Armed Forces General Qamar Javed Bajwa and the Core Commanders Conference. Professor Yunis Khushi

Subject: Goondaism/Badmashi of State Institutions against people of Pakistan should be stopped and Pakistan should be saved from becoming a Failed State



Honourable Generals,



Greetings from Lahore!



The undersigned is a Lahore based sociologist.  I would like

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Refugee Crises Increasing: Remember Rohingyas, Afghans, and also Ukrainians. By Jubeda. Chowdhury

The Rohingya and Afghan refugee issues are also currently important international issues. More than 1.1 million Rohingyas have taken refuge in Bangladesh since August 2017 due to genocide and ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. About 50,000 newborn Rohingya children are added to it every year. Earlier,

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Game-changing HIV research offers hope for people with HIV and to end AIDS. By SHOBHA SHUKLA

Description automatically generatedRemarkable progress has been made in prevention and treatment of HIV infections since the first AIDS case was diagnosed nearly 41 years ago, thanks to the untiring efforts of scientists, medical professionals, affected communities and activists. Though there is

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Persecuted Christian families in Pakistan need your support. By Rt. Rev. Farhad Bhatti

I want to encourage you all to speak the truth to save lives. May all not feel helpless and hopeless. May God do Justice with  families. I always trust God. I always write for all human rights. All are not bad even though all are not good also after keeping studies of cases, analysis, c

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Pandemic is not over yet by a long shot: Deaths rose every week in 2022. By SHOBHA SHUKLA, BOBBY RAMAKANT

Global health thought leader Dr Tim France rightly tweeted, “Here is the WHO stating explicitly what most people I know are saying to one another privately: Is not it really risky to lift all COVID-19 related measures now, with the virus still circulating in high levels? Clearly, in these g

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Biden needs to be vigilant. Post U.P. election civil war inevitable IF reservation-castes remain neutral between Hindutva forces and Muslims. By Hem Raj Jain

Four developments have radically changed socio-economic-political-religious scenario of India (i)- Unrest in farm sector having economically humble Indians mostly from so-called Dalit (SC, ST) and backward castes of Hindu order (ii)- Explosive political situation in Muslim neighboring countries (

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While USA wasting with Russia & China, Iran can bring over 2 billion people of Indo-Persia under political dominance of updated Shia Islam. By Hem Raj Jain

Biden-administration unnecessarily preparing to be bogged-down in hot-war because still not understanding the parameters of cold-war II between ‘liberal Western democracy’ against ‘authoritarian Chinese democracy’. 



--Amidst the ludicrous martial heat genera

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Why Pakistan-Bangladesh’s Trade Volume Is Growing? By MD Phatik Hasan

Bangladesh and Pakistan together make up 5 percent of the world's population. The Possibilities of market value in the case of export and import between these two states are inevitably huge. But the trade between the two countries of 39 crore people is now only 6-7 hundred million dollars. Th

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Will UN health agency give green light for using COVID-19 self-tests?. By SHOBHA SHUKLA, BOBBY RAMAKANT

Description automatically generated with medium confidenceIf we get infected with an infectious disease, will we not want to protect our family and others from it? But, unless we know our disease status timely and reliably, how can we help prevent further infection transmission? How will we link

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“Born A Muslim’ can’t ‘reclaim religion’ unless stops neglecting State & religious leadership in this age of equal rights to Indian women. By Hem Raj Jain

The interview of Gazala Wahab on media ‘The Wire’ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCCYJDxuE8s ) motivated me to read her book ‘Born A Muslim’ which I could after getting it (which is rare because most of the writers in India & Pakistan don’t make their books eas

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Should the US government consider Congressman Gregory W. Meek’s recent comments Regarding US sanctions on Bangladesh’s RAB seriously? By Jubeda Chowdhury

On December 10, the United States imposed sanctions on several individuals, including a former and current head of the RAB, for alleged involvement in extrajudicial killings and human rights abuses.



Ivan Stefanec, a member of the European Parliament, wrote a letter to the European Union

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Please, no more sanctions on Bangladesh’s RAB. By Hafizur Talukdar

A total of 12 human rights groups, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, have written to the UN calling for the removal of RAB from UN peacekeeping missions. In December, the United States imposed sanctions on the Bangladesh Police Special Forces Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and

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Bangladesh Needs Both The USA And China; By Mehjabin Bhanu

Bangladesh needs both the USA and China. Now, Bangladesh and the Bay of Bengal get attention from world powers. US, UK, China, India and Japan have focused their attention on South Asia, Bangladesh and 'Bay of Bengal'. US has shifted its policy from 'Asia Pacific' towards 'Ind

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Unnecessary Christian war-mongering over Ukraine. Indians can easily convert most of USA to Hinduism through participatory healthcare. By Hem Raj Jain

Most of the USA converted to Hinduism will also benefit India immensely: For the last one month War-mongering is going on by Christians over Ukraine between the West led by the USA v/s Russia during which Israel has started preparation for pulling out tens of thousands of Jews from war threatened

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Booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine: To give or not to give? By SHOBHA SHUKLA, BOBBY RAMAKANT

With almost 19 million new COVID-19 cases reported, the third week of January 2022 recorded the highest-ever weekly number of new infections so far in the pandemic’s history. This was an increase of 20% more cases than the earlier 'highest-ever record' which was set in the previous

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China Should Know That it’s Investment is not Safe in Balochistan: BNA: Interview by Manish Rai

This is the interview of Gulzar Imam now the supreme commander of Baloch Nationalist Army (BNA) previously heading the Balochistan Republican Amry (BRA). This interview I conducted through Telephonic conversation with Mr Imam he was speaking from a hideout of BNA in Balochistan. Later I also rece

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How Cambodia As ASEAN Chair Can Play A Key Role In Rohingya Refugee Crisis Solution. By Jubeda Chowdhury

The Rohingya issue is currently an important international issue. More than 1.1 million Rohingyas have taken refuge in Bangladesh since August 2017 due to genocide and ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. About 50,000 newborn Rohingya children are added to it every year.



Bangladesh Prime Minist

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NSP released by Imran meaningless election speech because doesn’t address communal issues with mainly India & Afghanistan of mini-SAARC. By Hem Raj Jain

Imran should know, after March 10 U.P. election results, Indian religions will try to bring mini-SAARC region again under one political rule of secular democracy.



–National Security Advisors (NSA) are kept by many countries who normally deal with the issues of national security pr

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Bangladesh’s Role In Combating Maritime Threat In The Strategic Bay Of Bengal. By Jubeda Chowdhury

The Bay of Bengal, the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, is of great political, economic, and cultural importance to its coastal countries of Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, and Indonesia. With maritime trade, fishing, and tourism being the region's most significant econ

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No excuse not to end the acute stage of pandemic globally. By SHOBHA SHUKLA, BOBBY RAMAKANT

Is it not shocking that after more than two years into the pandemic (when we know how to protect ourselves from getting infected, and have had vaccines for more than a year now), by far the highest-ever number of corona virus infections in a single week were reported in the second week of January

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Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh And Nepal Need China In Their Development Process. By MD Phatik Hasan

It is true that South Asia needs China in its development process because ‘China’ is synonymous with the term “Development”. China’s ambitus project ‘Belt and Road Initiative” provides benefits for almost all South Asian Countries. Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri

"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.

nazirbhattipcc@aol.com , pakistanchristianpost@yahoo.com