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Islamabad must heed revolt brewing in its backyard

There have been several reported uprisings in Muzaffarabad, Bhimber, Mirpur, Kotli and other major cities of POK. The Islamabad controlled media has not covered these demonstrations, but local dailies and some international media have reported about these demonstrations,  writes J K Verma for South Asia Monitor

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What Bin Laden's wives could tell

The night-time swoop on Osama Bin Laden's hide-out in the Pakistani town of Abbottabad on 2 May has left a tangled web of complications and questions.

Osama lived in Haripur before moving to Abbottabad

Amal, according to officials familiar with the investigations, said that before moving to his sprawling compound in Bilal Town, Abbottabad, towards the end of 2005, Osama bin Laden had lived with his family in Chak Shah Mohammad Khan, a village in the nearby district of Haripur, for nearly two and a half years.

Memories of Abbottabad, Bin Laden's Hideout

The world will remember the Pakistani city of Abbottabad as the place where Osama Bin Laden was finally tracked down, but for the BBC's Mishal Husain it holds many happy memories, from long before al-Qaeda and its leader first emerged. 

Pakistan’s ‘deep state’

 

Terrorism,” the former ISI chief, Lt General Asad Durrani, wrote last week, “is a technique of war, and therefore an instrument of policy.” Unlike Lt General Hamid Gul, another former ISI chief, Durrani is not bombastic; he is quite precise with words.

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Sikkim's unique mountain architecture in need of protection

The Government of Sikkim realized something needs to be done and the newly-adopted Sikkim Tourism Policy is crystal clear about this. It states in Chapter 4: Application of appropriate designs for tourism infrastructure that considers the landscape, disaster risks, local architecture and materials needs to be addressed, writes Anne Fee

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Nepal's economy expanding, GDP growth 6.3 per cent: IMF

On February 8, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Nepal.

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