Yearly Archives: 2017


KINDNESS ON A SPY

ALI SUKHANVER On repeated requests of India, the government of Pakistan provided an opportunity to the Indian spy Commander Kalboshan Jadhav of meeting his mother and wife on 25th December 2017. Some say that it was a gift from Pakistan to the old mother of Jadhav on the birthday of […]


CRUEL POLITICS

ALI SUKHANVER  Will Mr. Modi succeed in winning the hearts of the Muslims in India? Will it be possible for the Muslims to forget the days when the streets of Gujarat were flooding with their blood during the reign of Mr. Modi? Will they forget the horrible nights when the […]


A THREAT TO THE TOURISTS IN INDIA

ALI SUKHANVER ‘A foreign tourist is someone traveling abroad for at least twenty-four hours’, defined the League of Nations in 1936. The United Nations did a little amendment in the definition in 1945 by extending the maximum stay to six months. However, be it a stay for twenty four hours […]


Saving certificates for overseas Pakistanis to fetch $1200m annually

Associated Press of Pakistan Central Directorate of National Savings (CDNS) has designed a special saving product for Overseas Pakistanis to fetch about US$ 500 million to US$1200 million per year by channelizing their savings held back in their respective resident countries. In this regard the CDNS has designed Overseas Pakistani […]


Free of cost justice for overseas Pakistanis?

By Muhammad Javed YOUNIS, MIR AKBAR DIED, YOU AND ME ARE IN LINE – THIS OLD MAN APOLOGIES FOR NOT HELPING YOU A large size prominent advertisement has appeared on 27 November 2017 titled “Free of Cost Justice” from the Federal Insurance Ombudsman.  It reads “in case you are facing any complain […]


PELLETING ON HELPLESS HUMANITY

ALI SUKHANVER I was searching for the hard copy of an old article of mine in my record-room, a few days back. I just came by a letter which my younger son had written to America almost ten years back. Then he himself was nine years old. The letter said, […]


KASHMIR- A VALLEY OF DISTRESS

ALI SUKHANVER Under the Hague Convention: Article 23 of the Regulations Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land adopted by the First Hague Conference especially prohibited employing “poison and poisoned arms.” The Chemical Weapons Convention 1993 also put a ban on the production, stockpiling and use of chemical […]


SOFT CORNER FOR KALBOSHAN JHADEV 1

ALI SUKHANVER The Indian media, in collaboration with the Indian state machinery, is wasting all its efforts on proving two things now-a-days; Kalboshan Jhadev is not an officer of the Indian navy and that the permission granted to Kalboshan’s wife to meet her husband is result of the pressure exerted […]