Category Archives: Governance

Victims of Pakistan’s 2005 Earthquake Still Displaced

By Zafar Iqbal Survivors of the 2005 South Asian earthquake are still waiting for permanent resettlement and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir and the northern Pakistani region, six years after the disaster. People blame poor performance of government … Continue reading

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Seismologist Forecasts Devastating Earthquake in Himalayan Region

By Zafar Iqbal A devastating earthquake has been expected in Himalayan region stretching from Indian Administrated Kashmir to Northern Pakistani areas, a latest scientific research has revealed. “The projected strike length of the fault would be 120 km which consists … Continue reading

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Poverty Stricken Pakistani Citizen Offers “Eye For Sale” To Feed Children

By Zafar Iqbal A jobless Pakistani citizen has offered his ‘eye for sale’ to feed his poor family. The Pakistan government has declined to reinstate his job where he claims he was sacked illegally, forcing him to take an unusual … Continue reading

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Corruption Rises In Pakistani Kashmir

By Zafar Iqbal The misconduct of political elite and top government functionaries suggests that Pakistan Administered Jammu & Kashmir (PAJK), commonly known as Azad (free) Kashmir, is literally free from the burden of all rules, regulations and laws. Surprisingly, in … Continue reading

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Post Traumatic Earthquake Scenario

By Zafar Iqbal The shattered hopes of one and half million Kashmiris living in the earth-quake affected areas have again lifted by the heartening news of a recent agreement signed between China and Pakistan in order to reconstruct and rehabilitate … Continue reading

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