3 mn read Pakistan remained the frontline allied to US and NATO in war on terror for decades; indeed paid a heavy price. A new wave to ruthless terrorist attacks hit the county. At least 57 people have been martyred and 194 injured in an assault during Friday prayers at the main Shia mosque in Risaldar area of the provincial capital Peshawar. According to details an unknown gunman opened fire on the policemen and security guards at the main gate of Shia Muslims Mosque; the bomber successfully entered in prayer hall, and blown himself up where the Friday prayer was going on. Security forces cordon-off the area after the blast. Death toll may increase, as many injured in Leady Reading Hospital (LRH) are critical. Prime Minister Imran Khan summoned the report of the incident.
3 mn read Russia-Ukraine crisis is taking turns into dangerous and threatening consequences. Visuals of blasts around residential areas, people running, students finding places to live, and crowd spending night at metro stations in Ukraine is agonizing world. Everybody is puzzled why instead of pacifying the situation through diplomatic talks, Russia preferred a violent stand on Ukraine. The speculations of World War Third started circulating right after Russia deployed troops on Russia-Ukraine border. Although Russian president Vladimir Putin declined the intention to invade Ukraine abruptly, Russia’s stand against Ukraine membership in NATO is adamant from the beginning.
4 mn read Crisis between Russia and West over Ukraine has created a tight environment in the region. India has finally opened up on the situation and shared its stand. At the weekly briefing conducted by Ministry of External Affairs official spokesperson Arindam Bagchi represented India’s position on this critical period when the threat of war lingers. MEA spokesperson said, ‘We have been closely keeping up with the updates related to Ukraine and other ongoing talks between Russia and US. Our embassy in Kyiv has started keeping records of local developments. Through sustained diplomatic efforts, we call for a peaceful resolution into this matter for safety and stability to be maintained in the region.’
4 mn read Twenty years back Twin Towers were attacked in New York USA. Allied troops -USA and 36 nation’s coalition forces NATO-declared war on terror, invaded Afghanistan and removed the Taliban regime from Kabul. After twenty years of war, Taliban retook Kabul. Taliban has announced the oath taking ceremony of newly nominated intern cabinet on Saturday September 11, 2021 to mark the 20th anniversary of nine eleven 2001 incident symbolically. Sources say invitations were sent to 5 countries by the Taliban for the swearing-in ceremony; which includes China, Iran, Turkey, Qatar and Pakistan. The Russian foreign ministry publicized that Russia also received the invitation but it was decided ‘not to witness the event’.