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Pak traders call for end to Indo-Pak hostilities on LoC

Monday, November 23, 2015
CDPR hosts workshop for better trade deliberations - Rising Kashmir Desk

ISLAMABAD: Traders from Pakistan have called for peace in Jammu and Kashmir and pressed for cessation of hostilities between India and Pakistan on Line of Control (LoC).

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Traders seek structural changes, better mechanisms in cross LoC trade

Mariana Baabar - Monday, November 23, 2015 - From Print Edition

ISLAMABAD: Nothing comes easily for Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC), not even trade, which started in 2008 after 60 years of conflict as a Confidence Building Measure (CBM), and is currently hindered by continuous shelling from both sides and is dwarfed over serious threats to peace and business in the region.

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Starting point for GB – The News editorial on CPDR’s report on Giglit-Baltistan by Syed Waqas Ali

The young people of Gilgit-Baltistan believe the GB Empowerment and Self-Governance Order of 2009 should be a starting point from which the process of granting the territory representation in the Senate and National Assembly can begin.

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GB youth dissatisfied with governance: survey

ISLAMABAD: The young people of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) aged between 18-35 drawn from across the society have expressed deep concerns and dismay over poor governance and malpractices of the elected government and political leadership in a survey conducted by the Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR), a peace-building organisation of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
Mariana Baabar

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India’s Systematic Fragmentation of Kashmiri Society is to Weaken the Case of Self Determination

Khurram Pervez, a Srinagar-based leading human rights activist said that India is systematically fragmenting communities in Indian controlled Jammu and Kashmir on the religious and ethnic lines and using them against each other to weaken the internationally recognized right of self-determination.

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Two Nation Practice

2005 earthquake that shook Muzaffarabad, and 2014 floods that drowned Srinagar; did anyone say Jinnah!
Mehmood ur Rashid - Srinagar |  Date: Sep 11 2015 9:48PM

Let's begin with an unpleasant news, by now, old and known to all. Abdul Kalam, a gifted scientist and a great human being is finally appropriated as a rival to Muslim political legacy in India.

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