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Quantum of solace in efforts to find all TB but glaring gaps remain. By SHOBHA SHUKLA, BOBBY RAMAKANT

 As the year 2023 comes to an end, it is indeed a quantum of solace moment in terms of finding all TB worldwide. Globally we could find a record number of new TB cases in a single year - historically. Over 7.5 million new TB cases were diagnosed in 2022 worldwide – highest ever in the

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The U.S. Must Confront the Houthis Once and for All. By Gregg Roman, Director Middle East Forum

Since Hamas's murderous invasion of Israel on Oct. 7, the Houthis have increased their already considerable aggression, firing hundreds of drones and rockets at Saudi Arabia and attempting attacks on Saudi oil tankers.



Now, the Houthis are targeting Israel. They fired a ballistic mi

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Islamabad’s Own Misdeeds Made Kabul Hostile. By Manish Rai

Recently there was a dramatic disclosure that Sirajuddin Haqqani, Chief of the infamous Haqqani Network and Interior Minister in the Taliban interim government, was holding a Pakistani passport and that it had been cancelled. This development was a bit strange as the Haqqani network is considered

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Remittance inflow surges in second half of December: Positive for economy. By Mehjabin Bhanu

A recent increase in remittances, touching $1.07 billion during December 1-15, 2023, underlines a significant support for our foreign exchange reserves. This significant increase not only indicates a promising growth but also reveals a resilient pattern in remittance flows. As Bangladesh navigate

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Revocation of Article 370: A New Dawn for Jammu and Kashmir. By Farooq Ganderbali

The recent judgment by the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India regarding the revocation of Article 370 has sparked a wave of change and hope in the hearts of the common populace of Jammu and Kashmir. For years, the region grappled with complex issues, including security concerns and economic stagn

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Taking TB services closer to the people in Africa is pivotal to stop TB. By ZARINA GELOO

If we are to end TB as promised by all the governments of African countries and globally, we need to find all people with TB, link them to effective standard treatment and care. If full cascade of TB services fails to reach people with TB, then not only will it result in avoidable human suffering

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Egypt: Another free and fair election to keep Al Sisi in power. By Dr. Ashraf Ramelah

On October 2, President Al Sisi announced his intention to run for his third term. When he first came into office in 2014, he faced one four-year term with a two-term limit. According to the Egyptian constitution, he could hold office for a total of eight years. After Egypt’s nearly sixty-y

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Are online spaces safe for women? By SHOBHA SHUKLA

In today’s world many human interactions are taking place in the online spaces. As the internet and mobile technologies, as well as social media spaces, become more and more accessible, this is where many of our real life activities take place. Many of us find virtual spaces safe and conven

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USA should constrain Israel to move ICJ for directing Turkey etc to hand over Hamas terrorists to Israel before allowing Israel to kill Hamas terrorists inTurkey etc. By Hem Raj Jain

Prez Biden is making it difficult for about 5.0 million Asian Indians (electoral constituency mainly of his party) in the USA and especially in their native country India (ii)- For change's sake Prez Biden should start taking the International laws seriously.  



For change&

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India’s endgame in Kashmir is the consummation of settler-colonial occupation; Kashmiris’ goal is to uproot it. By Tariq Ahmed

Kashmir and India have been in a state of political turmoil for a long time. The theater of the conflict has been and is Kashmir. The stakes are high for both. For the Indians, the endgame is consummating the settler-colonial occupation.  For the Kashmiris, the goal is to resist and upr

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EFSAS Article: Child Soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir

Child Soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir Introduction



Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) has suffered terrorism for more than 30 years. This place of mesmerizing beauty, often referred to as heaven on earth, used to be one single entity before the partition of British India into Pakistan and Indi

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Western Christian world bites the dust in Ukraine. Nobody expected US-boots on ground but by not ensuring military resources to UKraine Prez BIden is paving the way for Russian victory in Ukraine. By Hem Raj Jain

Americans only hope Prez BIden  doesn’t succeed in totally demolishing the global respect & clout of the USA during remaining one year of his tenure in White House.



It is a matter of time that Putin achieves resounding victory in UKraine war (as reported at https://w

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Significance of Bangladesh’s IMO vice presidency. By Mehjabin Bhanu

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) encourages governments to work together to regulate shipping involved in international trade and to adopt the highest standards that are practical in terms of maritime safety, navigation efficiency, and the prevention and control of marine pollution f

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Prez Biden’s leniency towards killing by govts in foreign countries may someday lead to another Kashogi this time on US-soil even of US-citizens by India. By Hem Raj Jain

India is  allowing ‘Tibet government in exile’ on its soil but China has not tried to kill any supporter of ‘independent Tibet’ in (even an enemy country) India then why should India try to kill separatists and their supporters in friendly countries like the USA

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No excuse for not making labour and migration safe and fair for women. By SHOBHA SHUKLA

Female migrant workers, despite contributing a significant share to the economy, face alarming levels of sexual and other forms of gender-based violence and harassment all across the migration cycle. Actions to make labour and migration safe and fair a reality for them are sketchy at best or few



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"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.

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