News / Views

News / Views

Bridge across the LoC

IN Regional Media | 09/09/2015

People on each side want to know about the other side. But there is a huge information and perception gap between the two parts of the divided state.

ERSHAD MAHMUD and SHUJAAT BUKHARI explain their recent intra-Kashmir initiative

Read more...

First ever Intra-Kashmir journalist meeting held Islamabad / Muzaffarabad

Intra-Kashmir journalist visit to Islamabad / Muzaffarabad
On 19-24 August 2015, a twelve member delegation of journalists from Srinagar did a week-long visit to Islamabad, Muzaffarabad and Lahore on the invitation of Kashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR) and Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR) which gave them an opportunity to interact with their counterparts from the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), people from mainstream Pakistani media, key politicians and officials such as, Chairman Senate, Mr. Razza Rabbani, President and Prime Minister AJK and Foreign Secretary of Pakistan.

Read more...

Dr. Waqas Ali Kausar presents his latest publication titile “Unheard voices: engaging youth of Gilgit-Baltistan” to Farzana Yaqoob Minister of Social Welfare and Women’s Development AJK

Wednesday March 04, 2015

This report is based on a series of focus group discussions drawn from across the community and from responses to a questionnaire with the participation of 425 young people aged 18–35, jointly published by the Conciliation Resources and Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR).

Read more...

Beautiful but neglected – TNS – The News on Sunday

Sunday Aug 17, 2014 | By Ershad Mahmud

Hit by military conflict between neighbours, Neelum Valley needs attention to rejuvenate.
In summers when the scorching heatwave hits the plains of Punjab and urban Sindh, thousands of families and friends find refuge in the largely unknown Neelum Valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

Read more...

Modi’s mood on Kashmir

Monday Jul 14, 2014 | By Ershad Mahmud

The leadership of India and Pakistan enjoy the required political mandate to take bold initiatives on Kashmir. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to the Indian held Jammu and Kashmir concluded amid near-to-complete strike in Srinagar called by All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) and various other outfits.

Read more...

News Dates Calendar

February 2017
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 1 2 3 4 5

We have 13 guests and no members online